Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Council Chairman Phil Mendelson is holding a public roundtable on the Zoning Commission's pending revision of the District’s Zoning Regulations. The proposed new regulations can substantially reshape the city, including our neighborhoods. The hearing will be held at 1 pm on Friday, October 5, 2012 at in Room 412 of the Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
Those who wish to testify should call the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or email Crispus Gordon, Legislative Assistant at email@example.com by close of business Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes.
If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements may be submitted for the record to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 506, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20004. The record closes at 5:00P p.m. Friday, October 19, 2012.
This is a critical meeting for Penn Branch and Ward 7 citizens who are interested in the development of Ward 7 and also, who want to weigh on the policies that govern development east of the Anacostia River. For more information contact Laura Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Penn Branch Citizens – Civic Association (PBCCA) elects new officers of the Executive Board at the September 11, 2012 meeting.
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Penn Branch Citizens Civic Association applauds the work of the Lloyd D. Smith Foundation, and hopes to emulate the Foundation's success.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Mr. Brewton won both the best dressed table presentation and the Best (Top) Chef, during the Penn Branch Citizens Civic Association's inaugural Annual Real Men Cooking competition on April 28, 2012 at Anne Beers Elementary School.. His turkey selection was clearly outstanding and we applaud Mr. Brewton for his commitment and his creativity. Also, we would like to extend our warm regards to the other champions, who committed their time, skills and resources to the Association and to the Penn Branch Community. Enjoy your victory Mr. Brewton, because next year, you'll have to defend!
Monday, April 23, 2012
PENN-BRANCH CIVIC CITIZENS ASSOCIATION (PBCCA)
MEN AND FRIENDS BATTLE FOR THE TOP CHEF TITLE
3600 Alabama Ave. SE
(Between Branch & Penn Aves)
Washington, D.C., 20020
General Ticket: $10
Voting Ticket: $1 each
Register early as tables are limited and will go quickly!
When to Come
· The event will be held April 28, 2012 at Ann Beers Elementary School, from 3pm – 6pm
· Chefs can arrive between 1:30pm and 2pm. No arrivals permitted after 2pm
· Chef tables must be ready to receive guests by 2:30pm. The PBCCA will review tables to ensure they are in accordance with participation rules
· Each Chef must have their name on the roster; no walk-ins accepted. Your name must appear on the roster at the event entrance to gain admittance
· Any assistant attendance must have a ticket and are permitted to enter at 3pm
What to Bring - only Chefs allowed behind serving table
Chefs are responsible for providing
· Completed and submitted Registration Entry Form
· Food already cooked and ready for serving
· Table setup items and decorations
· Serving dishes and utensils
· Plastic table cloth and latex gloves
· Warming rack with pan to hold water if needed
· Sternos and matches if needed
· Clean up paper towels or cloths
· Prepare enough food for a minimum of 50 people
(Approximately 1 full size aluminum steam pan)
· A list of ingredients used in the dish must be displayed on your table in case any guests have food allergies
What you cannot bring
· Items that require plugs
· Items that are not already cooked or require cooking
· Flammable liquids or food
· Obscenity of any kind
· No alcohol for use or display
· Extension cords
What PBCCA will provide*
· All sample serving cups for guests
· All sample serving spoons for guests
· Complementary drinks
· Napkins/paper towels for guests
· Name tent for Chef with name of dish (as appears on registration entry form)
o Best Chef: Based on number of votes received from patrons
o Best Dressed: Judged based on theme of table decorations to food and creativity
Please type or print clearly
Show off your skills. Come prepared to claim your title and to have lots of fun! Invite your friends and family
Chef Name: _____________________________________________________________
Chef Contact information
Chef Dish Category
Meat Dish: __________________________________________________
Main Dish: __________________________________________________
Mail must be postmarked
No later than April 23 to:
Penn Branch Citizens/Civic Association (PBCCA)
Attn: Real Men Cook
Post Office Box 6730
Washington, D.C. 20020-0430
Email must show receive date
No later than April 24 to:
Please ensure you have the event rules. Contact Charles Boyd with any questionsRegistration acknowledges that the rules have been read and accepted for participation
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
White House Minority Business Forum
March 8, 2012
Eisenhower Executive Office Building
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Attached are the details about the upcoming White House Business Council/Business Forward Minority Business Leaders Forum. Please note that there will be a reception for attendees on Wednesday, March 7th the evening before. Please contact me 202-469-8023 by Friday, February 17th. (Also, please note that the forum now takes place on Thursday, March 8 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm).
I am pleased to invite you to join us in Washington DC for the March 8th White House Business Council | Business Forward | Council of Urban Professionals ("CUP") Summit at the White House with senior Obama Administration officials focused on jobs and the economy.
Business Forward and CUP are proud to be teaming up with the White House Business Council for this invite-only convening. The official invite and RSVP information is attached above and included below.
Over the past year, the White House Business Council has hosted over 500 meetings with business and civic leaders in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. We look forward to hosting you on March 8th at the White House for an interactive dialogue about what's working and how the private sector and government can collaborate more effectively to foster greater opportunity, innovation and job creation.
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2012
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: The Eisenhower Executive Office Building, The White House, Washington, D.C.
RSVP Process: Kindly respond by February 23, 2012 by clicking on this link (http://www.whitehouse.
Important Note: Please plan to arrive on March 7th for a pre-event, networking cocktail reception at L2 Lounge, in Georgetown, hosted by Business Forward, CUP and the Brunswick Group. Invites for the reception will follow.
Hotels & Lodging: We have reserved a room block and will send you information upon RSVP.Other Questions: http://www.
Dear Civic Association Leaders,
I write to invite you to a briefing on the proposed FY 13 District of Columbia Budget. I want to share with you the issues we are facing and decisions we must make to remain fiscally responsible. Please join me so you can share your ideas on how we can meet our current service needs and continue to grow and diversify our economy. The briefing will be on Thursday , February 16th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm in the Old Council Chambers at 441 4th Street, NW. Please confirm your attendance with Francisco Fimbres at email@example.com by Tuesday, February 7th. I look forward to seeing you on the 16th.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Lendia Sue Johnson, Community Outreach Coordinator, Seventh District, Metropolitan Police Department, 2455 Alabama Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20020, phone: 202-698-1454, 202-439-5475 or firstname.lastname@example.org