3219 Mount Pleasant Street, NW
Thanks to Terry for passing on from Old School Hardware:
“Dear Neighbors, March 1st seems like such a long time ago! That was the day that I wrote to announce our plans to close Old School Hardware after nearly 10 years under current management. Since then, the world has truly changed! I’ve been proud of our team at the store who have been willing to stay open for the neighborhood as long as they can, even in the face of the coronavirus dangers.
If you’ve stopped in during the past few weeks, you’ve found great discounts on much of our inventory. I’m announcing today that we’ve now put everything on clearance. What’s left is now either selling at 50%-70% below cost or is selling at a 20% discount to our normal prices. I hope you might consider taking one last trip to the store and maybe buying a bag of salt, an OSH T-Shirt or Coffee Mug, or some random electrical or plumbing item to help us clear out our shelves and go out with a bang.
I also regret to announce that despite my hopes for closing the doors on April 19th, we’re now at a point where we need to close our doors 1 week earlier. This upcoming Sunday (April 12) will be the last day we are open to the public.
Afterwards, we’ll be working with vendors, liquidators and Community Forklift to clear out all of the remaining stock and equipment.
Personally, I had hoped to be able to be in the store on our final day. It’s been such and pleasure and honor to have served our community. With the travel restrictions and recommendations in place, I personally think it would be irresponsible of me to travel at this time, so I just won’t be able to be there.
It’s been gratifying to know that our little Hardware Store is considered an essential business during these trying times. But it’s something that our customers have told us for years as they’ve talked about how much they appreciate and depend on us. Thank you so much for the support you’ve shown us. Please stay safe!
-Phil LepantoSeattle, WA”
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St. Mary Armenian Church will hold its 75th Annual Armenian Fall Food Festival October 6-7 from 11am – 8pm at St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church (4135 Fessenden St. NW). Traditional Armenian Food will be available for both Carry-out and Dine-in including Lamb and Chicken Kabobs, Cheese Boreg, Baklava and a wide variety of other delicious dishes. Traditional Armenian music and dancing on Saturday night and unique artisan vendors throughout the festival. Outdoor dining space is available as well as free on street parking. Can’t join us to dine-in? Order via link for carry-out with the link above.
At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger