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Wizards Players and Staff Act as Waitstaff, Serve Military Personnel at Morton's Steakhouse

On Thursday, October 21, Washington Wizards players and staff showed their military appreciation by serving food and drink to Military personnel at Morton's Steakhouse located at 1050 Connecticut Avenue near Dupont Circle.  As you can see in this video, some players were more talented waiters than others.

Where are all the breast cancer donations going this month?

Do you know?  To breast cancer research, education, some national organization? Why not keep your donations in the community?   Help someone locally who cannot afford their treatments.....like The Tigerlily Foundation has done time and time again!

The Tigerlily Foundation's motto is “impacting young women’s lives before, during and after breast cancer.”   It has been helping local victims of breast cancer with financial assistance when breast cancer strikes, and health insurance may not be enough.  

Register for the LUNGevity Foundation Breathe Deep DC 5K Walk NOW!

This story was sent to us by Nina Foster:

The LUNGevity Foundation, the nation’s premier grant-making organization to fund research for the detection, treatment, and cure of lung cancer announces the second annual Breathe Deep DC, a 5K walk to raise awareness and critical funds to find a cure for lung cancer. The walk will take place on the National Mall on Sunday, November 7, 2010.

Event day check-in will start at 9 a.m. at the Washington Monument and the walk will begin at 10 a.m..  The walk will take place rain or shine. Walkers must register online at www.lungevity.org/dcwalk by Friday, November 5.

Free Money Management Workshop on November 6

On Saturday, November 6th from noon to 4 p.m., the Capital Area Assets Builders will hold a workshop entitled “Can I Afford My Life?”, focused on the basics of money management. 

The seminar, which is absolutely free, will feature a presentation by Maurita Coley, who is the Executive Director of CAAB.  The event will be held at First Trinity Lutheran Church’s Fellowship Hall at 501 4th Street in Northwest, just half a block from the Judiciary Square Metro. 

The event will last three hours and lunch will be provided.

Limited seating is available, and guests are asked to register by November 3.  Register by calling Capital Area Assets Builders at 202-419-1440 or by e-mail at seminars@caab.org.

The event is sponsored by Links, INC.-Metropolitan D.C. Chapter.

FedTalks 2010 A Smashing Success

Tuesday, October 12 the Shakespeare Theatre Company played host to FedScoop's FedTalks 2010.  FedTalks 2010 event was an all-day conference geared toward sharing unique ideas about the interaction between technology and government.

Speakers at FedTalks included several big names including Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post, Craig Newmark of Craigslist, and Ana Marie Cox, founder and editor of Wonkette.com.

Peter Corbett of the D.C. based iStrategyLabs and Virginia Congressman Jim Moran also discussed the future of technology in government. 

Fair Chance's Annual Butterfly Bash

The following was sent to us by Brett Norton of Fair Chance DC:

More than 450 guests and over 20 sponsors can’t be wrong, to join them for Fair Chance’s biggest event in history, buy tickets at www.fairchancedc.org.  Fair Chance’s Annual Butterfly Bash will take place this Friday, October 15 at the Andrew W.

Arianna Huffington, Craig Newmark Attending FedTalks 2010 Event

This story comes to us from Dannia Hakki:

Today, October 12, Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, Wonkette.com founder and editor Ana Marie Cox and NASA CTO of IT Chris Kemp among other high profile government, media and technology professionals will speak at Government IT media site FedScoop’s FedTalks 2010 event. The all day conference will focus on how technology can support and improve our government’s key goals and initiatives. 

The event is being held at Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. FedTalks 2010 brings together the most important thought leaders, from federal agencies to the White House and media to tech company giants.