Washington Nationals Work to Get Shift Done

By Southwester Staff In late April, Washington Nationals Philanthropies and the Greater Washington Community Foundation announced a new partnership with Get Shift Done to launch the Get Shift Done DMV initiative to coordinate, schedule, and pay adversely affected hourly workers in the hospitality industry to work shifts for local food access providers. Get Shift Done […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Charleen Smith

By Donna Purchase Southwest DC is “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the SWBID who are focused on making Southwest a clean, safe, vibrant community to live, work, visit, and enjoy. Charleen Smith came to SWBID two years ago through Project Empowerment. Project Empowerment, an initiative of the DC […]

Boot Camp with Jenny Kicks Off 2020 Classes

By Southwester Staff Southwest resident Jenny Harper is about to launch her 2020 outdoor boot camps in Navy Yard. From March through December, Harper holds three-week sessions that meet three days a week from 6:15 a.m.-7:15 a.m. The classes focus on both cardio and strength to provide a full-body comprehensive workout, and are designed to […]

NATS FINISH THE FIGHT AS CHAMPS

By Mike Goodman Bang! Zoom go the Nationals! Following a stellar close to the regular season, and a playoff run featuring strong Nationals pitching and productivity throughout the lineup, the Nationals finished the fight as World Series Champions. For the fifth time this postseason, the Nationals trailed in an elimination game but came back to […]

Josh Norman Surprises Students After Final Pre-Season Game, Offers Inspiration

By Jan Adams, Jonathan Clark and Iman Brown Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman recently teamed up with JMA Solutions LLC. to surprise young student-athletes of Jefferson Middle School Academy and Eastern High School after the final preseason game. The football pro likes having a positive presence within the Southwest community and visiting these up and […]