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 […]

Friends of SWDC Holds Annual Meeting

Photo caption: Sisters Tasia and Marshayla Bailey, with Girl Scout leader Monica Evans, describe their participation in programs funded by Friends of Southwest as board members and others look on. Photo caption: Friends of Southwest scholarship grantee Asha Marshall (on screen) recounts her university success to meeting participants. A broad array of small organizations is at work […]

Two SWDC Residents Receive Scholarship

(photo caption: Marlon Mitchell pictured with his laptop.) (photo caption: Yurlee Tinsley with his computer.) On the first Saturday this year, I was lucky enough to meet two delightful young men, natives of Southwest DC and the recipients of scholarships funded by Friends of Southwest DC and subsequently awarded through SWNA. Marlon Mitchell attends Kent […]

Friends of the SW Library Fall Book Sale!

The Friends of the Southwest DC Public Library will be holding its Fall Book Sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sunday, Oct. 19 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm at the Southwest DC Public Library, 900 Wesley SW (at K & 3rd St SW). Books will be discounted and most will be $1. All proceeds for the sale will go directly […]