Community Garden in SW Receives Major Award to Facilitate Construction

Community gardening is about to expand in Southwest DC. Southwest Community Gardens, one of the local organizations for which the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) serves as fiscal sponsor, has received a national garden makeover award from Fiskars Brands, Inc. which will allow the group to build a community garden in Lansburgh Park (on Delaware and […]

TENAC Receives Special Grant from Waterside Towers Apts. Tenants’ Association

The Waterside Towers Residents Association (WTRA), a leading tenant associations in the District, has awarded TENAC a $1,000 grant in recognition of its outstanding advocacy role for tenants. The award was given in memory of Dr. Pearl Wisham Perry, a long-time resident and officer at Waterside, an outstanding figure in DC and a founding member […]

Southwest Civic Leader Receives Award

Southwest civic leader Thelma D. Jones received the DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy “Standing in the Gap Award” at its recent Annual Celebrity Auction at the Arnold and Porter scenic venue. Jones was recognized for her outstanding volunteer service with the organization since the early 2000s. In praising Jones’ long-standing commitment to the organization, […]