Thanks to Lisa for sharing:
“Early Sunday morning (Jan 5, 2020), a fire gutted a duplex row house in the 400 block of Madison St. NE, displacing a family of 8 who have lost everything.
The family is stable and recovering. Matriarch of the family, Mrs. Caviness-Bey sustained 2nd degree burns to her face and arm and broke her wrist and pelvis when she jumped from the second floor bedroom nearly escaping the fire after dropping her 2 year old grandson out the window to safety. The other two granddaughters ages 14 and 7 are also doing well and were able to get out the front door escaping the fire. The family dog was found safe, and is now being cared for by a neighbor.
ANC 4B09 Commissioner LaRoya Huff has organized a Donation Drive, to take place on Wednesday, January 8th from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Riggs-LaSalle Recreation Center. They are working with the family to determine next-steps as regards setting up a GoFundMe account as well.
CLOTHING and NECESSITIES DONATION DRIVE FOR THE FAMILY:
When: Wednesday, January 8th. Donations accepted between 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Riggs-LaSalle Recreation Center
501-B Riggs Road NE.
NOTE: The family join us and present their gifts to them between 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm.
The family has LOST EVERYTHING… so all items are needed: T-shirts, Belts, Pocketbooks, Wallets, Underwear, Sweaters, Cosmetics and Toiletries. Toys for the smaller children are welcomed.
Sizes for clothing:
Laylaa – Girl:
Size 6/7 clothes, shoes 2 or 3
Uniforms: Red polo top, Black pants
Coat: 6X, 8
Quinten – Boy:
Size 3T – 4T
Shoes 9 or 10
Diapers: Size 5 or Pull Ups
Coat: 4T, 4
Lamecia – Girl:
Tops XS, Pants Size 5 (Tall Slim)
Shoes: 8 or 8.5
Coat: Small, Size 5
Uniform: White Polo, Navy Blue Pants
Mrs. Caviness-Bey – Female
Coat: 20, 2X
Mr. Caviness-Bey – Male
2X Clothes, 38 pants
Coat: 2X, 40
Zaid – Male
Clothes: Large, 34 waist
Shoes: 10, 10.5
Tarsha – Female
Clothes Size 0-2 Shoes: Size 7
Coat: 5, Small
Tiara – Female
Clothes Size 10, Shoes: Size 8.5, 9
Coat: Size 12, Large”
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You are cordially invited to the Washington Opera Society’s exclusive Christmas/Hannukah Party!
We are pleased to welcome our great opera stars to the company!
Juliette Di Bello, Manuela Tomasz Korossy, Kristin Sampson from the NY City Opera Company, and Kevin Short of the Metropolitan Opera.
Don’t miss this unique holiday concert of seasonal favorites and hit arias from the operatic repertoire sung by our cast of stellar singers. Maestro Benichou will bring his infectious energy as he leads the WOS Festival Ensemble in an evening sure to remember. Glad tidings!
You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Join metrobar and the team at DC Beer for a taste of 12 holiday brews, all made in the DMV by your favorite local breweries! Your ticket gets you access to the afternoon tasting with 3oz pours of each of