Zooming in on Decor

By Deborah Sherwood During this time of social distancing, meetings, concerts, reunions, sports events, and celebrations are on hold. Even glossy, multi-colored flyers with pictures of luxury vacation resorts, graduation announcements, and embossed wedding invitations on elegant vellum no longer tumble out of my tiny pigeon-hole mailbox. Participating in an online Zoom forum is a […]

The Press Expands its PPE Production

By Matt Koehler Last month, I spoke to Dianne Lee at The Press about their community initiative of making face shields and two kinds of face masks, and giving them away for free. Since speaking with the part owner and spokesperson, The Press has increased their efforts to produce even more masks and face shields […]

2020 Graduates – SWNA Salutes You!

By Vyllorya Evans The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Education and Scholarship Task Force (SWNA ESTF) congratulates four-time SWNA scholarship recipients and Class of 2020 graduates, Jada Miles, Bachelors in Business Management, minor in Dance from Dean College in Franklin Massachusetts and Philip O’Sullivan, Bachelor of Arts in History, minor in Mathematics from the University of Chicago. […]

In Loving Memory of Dr. Lenora Moragne

By Neo H Morake Dr. Lenora Moragne, a Southwest resident since the early 1970s and a youth advocate, passed away on April 1 at Grand Oaks Assisted Living Community in Washington, D.C. of advanced dementia and complications from a recent stroke.   Lenora was born on September 29, 1931 in Evanston, Ill. to Joseph and Linnie […]

Breast Cancer Support Group Continues Virtual Meetings with Expert Speakers

By Southwester Staff Join the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) virtual support group meeting on Wednesday, June 17, at 6 p.m. on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/TDJBreastCancerFund/.   The guest speaker will be Talya Gordon, a recent University of Maryland graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biobehavioral Health, the latter of which […]