Back to School at Amidon-Bowen

It was a successful first day back to school for Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. Google surprised art teacher Greta Schorn in her new classroom with art supplies that she had put on a wish list for her class. Google arrived with supplies including glue sticks and canvases. Ms. Schorn said that she always felt bad when a […]

Fountains Illuminate Duck Pond!

On May 8, benefactors and honorees received recognition at an evening billed as “Illumination & Dedication” with Councilmember Tommy Wells acting as master of ceremonies. Annual recognition awards were given out at the event. Katie Renwaldt was named District Employee of the Year for her efforts on behalf of the park within the Department of Parks & Recreation, Local […]

Ron McBee Memorial Education Sunday

Event:  Ron McBee Memorial Education Sunday Event Date:  Sunday, November 24, 2013 Location:  Westminster DC, 400 I St SW Contact:  Rev. Ruth Hamilton, 202-641-8221, On Sunday, November 24th, 11am, Westminster Presbyterian will celebrate its annual Education Sunday in memory of the late Ron McBee, who was a friend of the public schools serving Southwest. […]

Comment on Ron’s Passing

To all my friends in Southwest, I am, as you are, saddened by the passing of Ron McBee. He was rightly known as “The Mayor of Southwest,” but of course he was more than that: an astute observer of the political process, one who saw the humor in the world around him, and most of […]

Remembering Ron McBee

We, as a community, are both shocked and saddened over the passing of our friend and colleague, Ron McBee. Over the years, Ron touched so many lives in such a positive way and rejected accolades for his community and public service. Little could I have imagined, when I first met Ron through our early work […]