Meet Jerome Horne: SWBID Environmental Ambassador

Southwest DC is now “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the Southwest Business Improvement District who are focused on making Southwest DC a clean, safe and vibrant community to live, work and visit. Jerome Horne, one of the first SWBID employees, works in the L’Enfant Plaza area. He is […]

Kristen Berset-Harris Keynotes the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Support Group

Host of “Great Day Washington” and two-time breast cancer survivor Kristen Berset-Harris Two-time breast cancer survivor and host of “Great Day Washington,” Kristen Berset-Harris, shared her story to a standing-room only audience at the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund’s October support group meeting. In 2009, a month before her 27th birthday, Kristen discovered a […]

“Something to Talk About”

Southwest Resident Harlow Pease, shown here with Waterfront Village volunteer Norma Joiner, has kicked off the organization’s planned giving campaign with a $20,000 bequest.   Bonnie Raitt immortalized this phrase in the title song from a movie of the same name over 20 years ago. But today there is one topic very few want to […]

Pediatric Dental Van Comes to Southwest

“It’s been in the works and driven by the Nationals and MLB,” says Councilmember Charles Allen. “What’s that?” you ask? It’s the new pediatric dental van that you will soon see driving around the neighborhood. The Washington Nationals, the Nationals’ Dream Foundation, and Major League Baseball partnered together to fund the vehicle, which was then […]

Do You Really Know The SWBID?

Most Southwest residents and visitors recognize the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) by the “men and women in blue” you see around the neighborhood. They make up the team that sweeps the curbs, removes trash, plants new trees, adds new neighborhood planters, and works daily to keep our community clean and safe. While clean and […]