Alpha Phi Alpha’s SW Community Day: Sept. 16

The Omicron Eta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated will host the Fourth Annual Southwest Community Day Saturday, Sept. 16 from noon to 5 p.m. at Lansburgh Park, 1098 Delaware Ave. SW. The Community Day event is free and open to the public and will include health screening, educational resources, and financial planning […]

Fifth Anniversary of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund

Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. will be the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), and Jones’s 65th birthday celebration. The venue will be at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. Highlights of the celebration include a reception, musical and vocal performances, and door prizes. DC City Councilmember Charles Allen, Bonita Pennino […]

A Blending of Old and New, Again

Every so often a neighborhood undergoes a refresh. For better or worse, the Southwest refresh has happened with more frequency than most neighborhoods. For some Southwest residents, it has happened too much; for others it is welcomed with open arms. Either way this newspaper calls on fellow neighbors to embrace the coming changes with the […]

Goal: A Year’s Worth of Seminars on Senior Health and Wellness

Thanks to a new $4,000 matching grant from Friends of Southwest DC (FOS), Waterfront Village hopes to launch a 12-month seminar series focused on health and wellness topics for seniors. The 35 sessions would take place at a local church and would be open to the public. Presenters would include George Washington University Hospital, Georgetown […]