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DEC. 14, 2016

 

IN THIS WEEK'S ISSUE:

Yesterday morning, the DC Chamber of Commerce held its 2016 Annual Meeting & Chairman's Inaugural Breakfast at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

The meeting brought together nearly 500 influential executives and decision makers from the DC business community to network and celebrate the successes of 2016, while looking forward to the promise and potential of 2016.

The Capitol Hill BID's Director of Operations, Andrew Lee, was honored with the 2016 Hometown Hero Award for his passion and devotion to providing life-changing employment opportunities to formerly incarcerated and homeless individuals through the Ready, Willing & Working program. The award presentation included a screening of RWW's latest video, "The American Dream," which features Andrew and President of the DC Chamber of Commerce, Vincent Orange.

Andrew joined the BID in 2004 as a member of the Clean Team and worked his way up to become second-in-command as the Director of Operations in 2008. He has helped countless men turn their lives around to become productive members of society. Congratulations, Andrew - we are so proud to have you on our team!

Congratulations to the winners of the Capitol Hill Banner Design Contest! We received so many fantastic entries, it was hard to pick just four!

The winning designs are: “Hill Icons” by Tara Hamilton (top left), “Effervescence Hill” by Rindy O’Brien and Elizabeth Eby (top right), “Chilly Day at Eastern Market” by Linda Norton (bottom left), and “Capitol Hill in Living Color” by Kay Fuller (bottom right).

The theme for the contest was "It's all here on the Hill!" The winning designs, submitted by Capitol Hill Art League artists, truly captured the beauty of Capitol Hill and all it has to offer.

The designs are currently being reproduced on banners that will be hung throughout the neighborhood for all to enjoy. Stay tuned for more details on the unveiling of the new banners in early 2017!

3rd Annual Capitol Hill Menorah Lighting
Monday, December 26th at 5:00pm
NE Quadrant of the Eastern Market Metro Plaza
(8th St. SE and Pennsylvania Ave. SE)


Join the Capitol Hill BID, Hill Havurah, Councilmembers Elissa Silverman and Charles Allen, and the rest of the community for the third annual lighting of the public space menorah dedicated to BID Past Board Chairman Paul Pascal.

Enjoy hot chocolate, potato latkes and jelly doughnuts served by the BID's "Men in Blue" as the sun sets on the third night of Hannukah. Hope to see you there!

TRAPPIST BEER DINNER AT BELGA CAFE - TUESDAY, DEC. 20

Beat the chill at Belga Cafe on Tuesday, December 20th with the famous Belgian Trappist Ales. Do not miss out on the Westvleteren XII. Enjoy a four-course dinner accompanied by 6 beers for $69.95 per person (not including tax & gratuity).

Check out the beer dinner menu here. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Mr. Henry's New Year's Eve Party
with Aaron Myers II Performing Live Jazz from 9:30
Party starts at 7:30pm.


Tickets include:
Seafood & Raw Bar (7:30-9pm)
Appetizer Table (7:30pm-12:30am)
Hot & Heavy Buffet (7:30-9:30pm)
Open Bar- All Night Long & Champagne Toast at Midnight
Live Jazz by Aaron Myers II, starting 9:30-12:30am

Click here for the full NYE menu and purchase your tickets here.

Tickets:
$99 per person plus tax & gratuity ($130 inclusive)
$185.00 per couple plus tax & gratuity ($240.50 inclusive)

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