Breast Cancer Support Group Wraps Up 2022, Gathers to Ring in the New Year

By Southwester Staff There is a shared sentiment among the regular support group members of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) that the monthly meetings get better each month since inception in April 2010. Commencing at the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s conference room, the group eventually outgrew the space and relocated to St. Augustine’s […]

Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Introduces Dynamic Community Leaders

by Donna Purchase Over the course of the coming year, we will introduce you to the dynamic Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) Task Force Leaders. They are the engines that keep us running. If you are interested in joining a task force, visit https://swna.org/get-involved/. Ben CurranA native Washingtonian, Ben lives in Southwest DC where he leads […]

City Officials Add Insult to Injury around Amidon-Bowen Construction Project

DCPS & DGS apologize to longtime ANC Commissioner and other SW residents for offensive comments By Mike Goodman On Thursday, Dec. 15, officials from DC Public Schools (DCPS) and the DC Department of General Services (DGS) briefed the Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) of Amidon-Bowen Elementary School (ABES) regarding an upcoming, major construction project at […]

New Partnership to Advance Cancer Health Equity

Community Welcomed to December Support Group Meeting By Southwester Staff The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) continues to  expand its participation and leadership in research studies involving breast cancer survivors and other studies.  It is currently in partnership with Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer and has completed research studies with George Washington University Cancer […]

St. Matthew Lutheran Church Welcomes New Interim Pastor

by Georgine Wallace A new face now graces the altar at St. Matthew Lutheran Church each Sunday. Pastor Katherine Tuttle joined St. Matthew in August as the new interim pastor and will serve until next summer. Already popular in the congregation, many parishioners expressed hope that she can extend her stay.   Pastor Tuttle hails from […]

Arena Stage Announces Longtime Leader Molly Smith’s Final Show as Artistic Director

By Southwester Staff Arena Stage announced that My Body No Choice, a limited engagement staged in the run-up to the midterm elections, will be Molly Smith’s final production before she steps down as Artistic Director.   Featuring monologues from eight of America’s most dynamic female playwrights, My Body No Choice explores the importance of bodily autonomy, […]