Nov
18
Sat
VIDA-Thrive 5K Run/Walk @ East Potomac Park
Nov 18 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

On Saturday, November 18, VIDA Fitness is hosting its third annual VIDA-Thrive 5K run/walk at East Potomac Park (Hains Point). VIDA Fitness is donating 100 percent proceeds from the event to Thrive DC — a local nonprofit dedicated and committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the D.C. area. 94.7 Fresh FM’s hosts of The Tommy Show, Tommy McFly, Kelly Collis and Jen Richer, will emcee the race. To learn more about the 5K fun run/walk, please visit www.vidathrive5k.com.

59th Annual Holiday Shops @ Dock 5 at Union market
Nov 18 @ 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

On Saturday, November 18, and Sunday, November 19, the Junior League of Washington (JLW) will hold its 59th annual Holiday Shops fundraiser. Featuring more than 70 merchants, this unique shopping experience is a great way to shop for a cause and check off many items on your holiday gift list. From food, desserts, clothing, stationery, and more, Holiday Shops will have something for everyone on your shopping list. The full list of merchants is available here.

Proceeds from Holiday Shops support the League’s volunteer work in the community, our development programs that train and empower women as civic leaders, and our grants to literacy-related programs in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. JLW’s trained volunteers serve the Washington, DC, community in a variety of ways, including at the National Book Festival, the Washington School for Girls, Calvary Women’s Services, and more than 20 other DC-area nonprofits. You can learn more about the Holiday Shops fundraiser here.

When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, November 19, 2017
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Dock5 at Union Market
1309 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Why: To support JLW’s volunteer service in the Washington, DC, community, including grants to local nonprofits supporting adult, child, and cultural literacy and programs to train and equip women to serve as civic leaders.

Nov
19
Sun
59th Annual JLW Holiday Shops @ Dock 5 at Union market
Nov 19 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

On Saturday, November 18, and Sunday, November 19, the Junior League of Washington (JLW) will hold its 59th annual Holiday Shops fundraiser. Featuring more than 70 merchants, this unique shopping experience is a great way to shop for a cause and check off many items on your holiday gift list. From food, desserts, clothing, stationery, and more, Holiday Shops will have something for everyone on your shopping list. The full list of merchants is available here.

Proceeds from Holiday Shops support the League’s volunteer work in the community, our development programs that train and empower women as civic leaders, and our grants to literacy-related programs in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. JLW’s trained volunteers serve the Washington, DC, community in a variety of ways, including at the National Book Festival, the Washington School for Girls, Calvary Women’s Services, and more than 20 other DC-area nonprofits. You can learn more about the Holiday Shops fundraiser here.

When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, November 19, 2017
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Dock5 at Union Market
1309 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Why: To support JLW’s volunteer service in the Washington, DC, community, including grants to local nonprofits supporting adult, child, and cultural literacy and programs to train and equip women to serve as civic leaders.

Nov
29
Wed
Washington Business Hall of Fame @ National Building Museum
Nov 29 @ 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

The Washington Business Hall of Fame recognizes the professional and philanthropic
accomplishments of outstanding business leaders in our region who have made significant
contributions to the quality of life in Greater Washington. The annual black-tie gala and awards
ceremony brings together 1,200 business and civic leaders and raises over $1 million annually
to support Junior Achievement of Greater Washington’s innovative financial literacy, work
readiness, and entrepreneurship programs for K-12 students.
More than 100 remarkable laureates have been inducted into the Washington Business Hall of
Fame since its founding in 1988 by Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, The Greater
Washington Board of Trade, and The Washingtonian. Honorees must be either in the
capstone years of their career or retired from the company most closely associated with their
business accomplishments.
For profiles of this year’s laureates as well as ticket and sponsorship information, please visit
www.washingtonbusinesshalloffame.org.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 29, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: National Building Museum

WHO: Ed Grenier, President and CEO, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Terri McClements, Managing Partner, PwC Mid-Atlantic, and
Chair, 2017 Washington Business Hall of Fame
2017 Laureates:
Philip D. M. de Picciotto – Founder and President, Octagon, Inc.
Michael N. Harreld – Immediate Past President, PNC Bank, Greater Washington
Gracia C. Martore – President & CEO, TEGNA Inc.
Christopher J. Nassetta – President & CEO, Hilton

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