By Southwester Staff On Monday, July 11, the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), in collaboration with James Creek Resident Council, Syphax Gardens Resident Council, GOODProjects and the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) hosted Breast Cancer 101 at River Park in Southwest DC. Funded in part by a generous grant from the Friends of […]
Someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion every two seconds, yet less than 10% of Americans donate blood. Westminster Presbyterian Church (401 I St. SW) is helping our community meet its needs by hosting an Inova Blood Service drive on Saturday, Sept.18, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There are lots of reasons to donate […]
As an update to the “Know Your Neighborhood” article from our October 2014 issue, I met again with Pamela Fierst-Walsh, owner of M Street Yoga, to see how the studio has been doing since opening seven months ago. I first attended a class taught by James Fraser, who has been instructing yoga for four years. This […]
The following is a notice from ANC 6D Commissioner Andy Litsky: Dear Southwesters, This morning I received an e-mail from the DC Health Department letting our community know that West Nile Virus had been found present in and around the area of Ft. McNair. Attached to this e-mail are two documents that you may find helpful […]
DC Fire and EMS posted on their Twitter feed (@dcfireems) they offer free Blood Pressure and Glucose Screenings. If you or your organization is interested in getting DC F&EMS to provide Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening at your next event in the DC, call DC F&EMS at 202.673.3331.
Tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. there will be a community meeting on the health hazards of pollution in Southwest D.C. All are invited to to meet and discuss pollution-related health concerns in Southwest and potential avenues for change. For further information, please contact the Southwest Environmental Justice Project at (202) 661-6645 or Southwest-EnvironmentalJustice@gmail.com. […]