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METROPOLITAN FINE ARTS CENTER RAISES $5,000 for NEW ALLIANCE THEATRE

METROPOLITAN FINE ARTS CENTER RAISES $5,000 for NEW ALLIANCE THEATRE

 

Metropolitan Performing Arts Alliance raised $5,000 at their first Annual Benefit Concert to go toward construction of their new Alliance Theatre in Alexandria, Va. MFAC is working toward a fundraising goal of $100,000 to complete the theatre project. Visit www.metrofinearts.com for more information.

Metropolitan Youth Ballet, Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble and iMpulse Jazz Ensemble performed at the Metropolitan Performing Arts Alliance Benefit Concert.

“We are so grateful to the community for helping our dance companies get closer to our goal of building the Alliance Theater,” said Melissa Dobbs, executive director of the Metropolitan Fine Arts Center in Alexandria, Va.

The JBG Companies acquires prime apartments near transit

The JBG Companies acquires prime apartments near transit

 

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The JBG Companies acquires prime apartments near transit

Silver Spring’s Falkland Chase apartments fit company’s portfolio  

 

Chevy Chase, MD (April 2, 2013) – A prominent apartment community in downtown Silver Spring has changed hands. The JBG Companies has purchased Falkland Chase apartments from Home Properties of Rochester.

 

“Falkland Chase is a great addition to our residential portfolio,” said David Paul, a JBG partner. “This is a well-located, transit-oriented community that we are proud to own. We are committed to providing excellent customer service to the residents at Falkland Chase from day one.”

 

Hundreds Attend New Year Celebrations At Riderwood Chapel In Silver Spring

Hundreds Attend New Year Celebrations At Riderwood Chapel In Silver Spring

SILVER SPRING, MD  -- Three hundred people today attended a Celebrations of the New Year event in the Riderwood Chapel. Faith communities and cultural groups represented by Riderwood residents and staff participated.

The program included an array of spiritual readings, musical selections and cultural performances, among them a Chinese New Year Lion Dance. The Catholic, Protestant, Unitarian, Jewish, and Muslim faiths wererepresented. In addition, a “Gratitude” video was shown.

The Riderwood Chinese Club (pictured above) performed a Chinese New Year Lion dance. Tow May narrated the dance. The Lion was comprised of Ken Lee, Glenna Lee and Florence Dick. Musicians were Peggy Zee, Muriel Tso, King Zee, and MeiKuo Zee.

WPGC's Jeannie Jones alongside Rapper T.I. collects over 600 toys for DC charities

WPGC's Jeannie Jones alongside Rapper T.I. collects over 600 toys for DC charities

 

Washington, D.C.- Jeannie "Kitty of the City” Jones, media personality of WPGC 95.5/Fox 5 News and Ready Set Impact, a multi-media company, hosted  “Grant My Wish” holiday event with her Grant My Wish Foundation December 21st  through the 23rd.  

This weekend long event began on Friday and featured a 24 hour drive at the 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue Starbucks  along with WPGC their radio partner. Rapper T.I. made a special appearance along with US Marines to assist with the toy collection.

It’s Official: Santa Retires and Moves Into Riderwood Retirement Community

It’s Official: Santa Retires and Moves Into Riderwood Retirement Community

After hundreds of years of hard work, Santa Claus has decided to hang up his jingle bells, park his reindeer, close the woodshop and retire.  Old St. Nick sold his North Pole residence, downsized and moved into retirement paradise at Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring, MD,  (www.RiderwoodVillage.us ) where he is experiencing life as never before.      

In a new candid video chronicling his retirement experiences, Santa’s up close and personal moments with neighbors are captured as never before.   While he may have been looking forward to his retirement years, the man in the red suit is shown to be having trouble adapting to life below the North Pole.