Ice Cream Jubilee’s Signs of Hope

By Una Yarsky During these past months, businesses have worked hard to increase a feeling of community in Southwest while remaining afloat during this economic slump. One such business is Ice Cream Jubilee, a local ice cream shop that focuses on “authentic flavors,” according to their website. Since early on in the quarantine, Jubilee organized […]

Local Businesses Expand Services During Phase Two

As strict social distancing measures are eased, many local businesses and their employees continue to feel the economic strain. During this unprecedented time, most businesses and restaurants are still offering limited services, but with the lifting of some restrictions, others have gone back to regular working hours or have opened for dine-in services. All restaurants […]

JMA Solutions Gives Back During COVID-19

By Iman Brown and Jonathan Clark Founded on the mission of giving back, local Southwest (SW) D.C.- based government contractor, JMA Solutions, continues to step up to serve the SW community and its surrounding areas during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the initial phases of the stay-at-home order, JMA has donated food and provided monetary funds […]

College Bound Executive Director to Host 2020 SWNA Scholarship Ceremony

By Vyllorya Evans  When planning their 46th Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony live stream event, “Supporting Education, Building Community,” SWNA’s Education and Scholarship Task Force (ESTF) welcomed the opportunity to have Kenneth Ward, Executive Director of College Bound, as host. Mr. Ward is a long time Southwest resident, life-long educator, and youth advocate. His accomplishments and […]