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Giving Thanks and Giving Back: 2011 Horton Kids Cocktails and Crooners

Giving Thanks and Giving Back: 2011 Horton Kids Cocktails and Crooners

November 3, 2011-- Washington, DC.  Thursday night in Washington was all about giving back and giving thanks at the House of Sweden at the "Horton's Kids 2011 Give Thanks Give Back Fundraiser:  Cocktails & Crooners" in Georgetown.  It’s held each year to thank the many volunteer tutors, mentors, board members, and supporters who help enrich the lives of kids that reside in Ward 8 in Washington.

Horton’s Kids is a 501(c)3 mission is to educate and empower the children of Washington, DC’s Ward 8 by providing comprehensive, direct services which improve the quality of their daily lives and nurture their desire and ability to succeed. These services include tutoring and mentoring along with a host of other wrap around services benefiting children the Anacostia neighborhood.

Halloween Safety Tips from the Prince George's County Police

Halloween Safety Tips from the Prince George's County Police

In an effort to prepare for a safe Halloween, the Prince George’s County Police Department, along with support from the Maryland State Police College Park and Forestville Barracks, will be conducting high visibility patrols throughout the County to ensure children, parents, and motorists arrive safely to and from their destinations.

Halloween may be a fun holiday for children, but for parents the holiday can be a little tricky.  To help parents and children have a safe and enjoyable Halloween, the Prince George’s County Police Department offers the following safety tips:

For Trick-or-Treaters and Parents:

Firefighters Caution Local Residents: "Heating Equipment Causes Additional Concern This Year"

Firefighters Caution Local Residents: "Heating Equipment Causes Additional Concern This Year"

 

The following notice was sent to us by The Prince George's County Fire Department's Mark E. Brady:

Prince George's Police Department to Conduct Car Seat Check-Ups

Prince George's Police Department to Conduct Car Seat Check-Ups

The following information was sent to us by Prince George's County Police Department:

Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church: Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival

Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church: Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival

SAINTS CONSTANTINE & HELEN
GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival
Celebrates 51st Anniversary in Sept.

 The Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church festival celebrates their 51st annual festival, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 16, 17 and 18, 2011, from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday (rain or shine). The largest and oldest DC Greek Festival is located at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church at the corner of 16th and Upshur streets in Washington, D.C. Admission is FREE.

MIKE and IKE and HOT TAMALES Sweets & Beats at National Harbor

MIKE and IKE and HOT TAMALES Sweets & Beats at National Harbor

 

Jam Out With the MIKE AND IKE® and HOT TAMALES® Sweets & Beats Promotion at National Harbor!

Calling local Washington, D.C. residents and visitors alike! Visit the National Harbor area on Saturday, August 13th to jam out with the MIKE AND IKE and HOT TAMALES Sweets & Beats promotion, running from 1 pm – 5 pm across from the *Peeps & Company® store, in National Harbor, near the Awakening Statue. 

Prizes and Activities include:

• DJ Samy from WIHT-FM radio will be on-site giving away loads of prizes.

• Record your favorite HOT or SWEET tracks in the MIKE AND IKE®/HOT TAMALES® Sweets & Beats recording booth powered by StarMaker Karaoke App!

• Sweet sampling and interactive fun hosted by MIKE AND IKE® and HOT TAMALES® brand ambassadors.

• Photo opportunities with the HOT TAMALES® “Fireball” mascot.