Emergency Preparedness Task Force Holds Book Talk at St. Augustine’s

To observe the International Day for Disaster Reduction on Oct.13, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Emergency Preparedness Task Force (SWEPT) held a book talk at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. The authors and environmentalists, Dr. John “Jack” Wennersten and Denise Robbins, discussed their new book, Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century. Whereas asylum seekers fleeing persecution are […]

Mandarin Oriental Selects Jefferson Academy for Fundraiser 

The Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC, located at 330 Maryland Ave. SW, has selected Jefferson Academy as the beneficiary of the hotel’s seventh Annual FANtastic March 5K Fundraiser. On Sunday, Nov. 5, hotel colleagues and guests will set off for a run/walk around the National Mall, ending back at the hotel. This year’s fundraising efforts will go toward the […]