Southwest Resident Joins Fight Against Breast Cancer

By Thelma D. Jones Michael “Mike” Goodman is not only spreading community news in his leadership capacity as Editor-in-Chief of “The Southwester” but has also joined the fight against breast cancer as an American Cancer Society (ACS) Real Men Wear Pink advocate. Goodman was nominated for this honor, to help raise awareness and funds in […]

SW Cancer Support Group Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer with the American Cancer Society

By Vivienne Stearns-Elliott, Communications Director, American Cancer Society The Breast Cancer Awareness Month Celebration of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) Support Group on Oct. 16, 2019 was filled with inspiration and hope as the group looked forward to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, which took place later that month at […]

St. Matthew’s Annual Christmas Tree Giveaway and Holiday Party!

By Hannah Wright Osborn and Pastor Philip Huber Continuing the tradition of giving out Christmas Trees and celebrating good tidings with the Southwest community, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church is excited to host this year’s annual Christmas tree giveaway in its brand-new building. Construction is over, the new church is open and the community is welcome!  […]

SW Library Construction Update

By Georgine Wallace Walking or driving by the Southwest Library location at 900 Wesley Pl., you may not see a lot going on. The project, however, is still in motion. Many of you have expressed concern about our progress and I wanted to provide an update, while also allaying concerns as much as possible. Several […]

Southwest Youth Succeed with Task Force Geared Towards Computer Literacy

By Derek Tawiah Recently, I had the privilege of emceeing the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA-YATF’s) Computers-for-Kids (CFK) computer training program graduation. CFK occurs in the fall, spring, and summer months in partnership with the James Creek Resident Council, 100 N St. SW, under the leadership of Christine Spencer, Resident Council President.  […]