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 […]

Friends of Southwest DC Annual Meeting

Grantees and donors recently attended the 2013 annual meeting of Friends of Southwest DC (FOS), which reported on the organization’s activities for the 2012 year. Arena Stage, The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly, the Southwest Comm-Unity Forum, DC Sail, and EmmaUS received awards from FOS during 2012 and reported on both how their award was used in […]

Friends of Southwest DC Continues Awards

Friends of Southwest DC (FOS) had a great annual meeting earlier this year when we heard from various awardees with “stories” about how our grants were used. FOS grants included: to EmmaUS, which provided outings to the Philadelphia National Constitution Center over the summer for youth in the Near Southwest; to SW Comm-Unity Forum which […]

Scholarship Recipient Heads for Sports Management Career

Terrence Williams, winner of the Friends of Southwest DC’s (FOS) $1,500 scholarship in 2011, completed a busy freshman year at Delaware State University in Dover and looks forward to continuing toward his goal of a career in sports management. A graduate of Bell Multicultural High School, Williams, 19, grew up here in Southwest and attended […]