Komen Toastmasters to Host Open House on Jan. 19

Komen Toastmasters is dedicated to helping individuals overcome a fear of public speaking. The organization meets in Southwest twice a month, and has been helping people become confident speakers and leaders for over 20 years. Meetings are structured, so speakers know what to expect, and the club provides feedback on speakers’ strengths and areas for […]

Finding Connection while Finding Your Voice at Komen Toastmasters

Komen Toastmasters meeting in November included Christina Scheltema, Regina Curry, Gus Ferro, Gerry Counihan, Janelle (Jolleen) George, Marlene Fultz and Eric Delk. Photo: Komen Toastmasters Komen Toastmasters offers an important connection with others and a safe, supportive environment for people to learn and practice new skills. According to Janelle George, Komen’s Vice President of Membership, […]

Over 300 Arthur Capper Residents and Families have Thanksgiving Dinner at The Anthem

Volunteers serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal to residents prepared by Cathal Armstrong, chef and owner of Kaliwa. Photo: Roxie B. Photography When popular headliners grace The Anthem, 6,000 screaming fans can be seen standing shoulder-to-shoulder. This Thanksgiving, however, The Anthem transformed into an intimate family-like atmosphere to provide a sense of normalcy during this holiday […]

Screaming Eagles Doing More Than Cheering

D.C. United Announcer Dave Johnson and Owner Jason Levien present a special D.C. United shovel to kickoff the tree planting When Screaming Eagles president James Lambert talks about his passion for D.C. United, it goes beyond the pitch. The D.C. United supporter group Screaming Eagles has been around since 1995, even before the first United season, […]

Meet Jerome Horne: SWBID Environmental Ambassador

Southwest DC is now “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the Southwest Business Improvement District who are focused on making Southwest DC a clean, safe and vibrant community to live, work and visit. Jerome Horne, one of the first SWBID employees, works in the L’Enfant Plaza area. He is […]