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From a press release:
“Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host the Stanley Cup in her congressional office on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., in 2136 Rayburn House Office Building (First Floor). Fans can arrive at Norton’s office beginning at 9:30 a.m. and will be admitted in groups of four. Norton introduced a resolution congratulating the Washington Capitals for winning the 2018 Stanley Cup, the first championship in team history. (more…)
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From the Washngton Capitals:
“Today, Monumental Sports & Entertainment along with Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that Capital One Arena will broadcast the 2018 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup banner raising ceremony and home opener against the Boston Bruins on the G Street outdoor video board on Wednesday, October 3.
The Capital One Arena video board located above McDonald’s on G Street will broadcast live both the pregame banner raising ceremony and the game against the Boston Bruins. (more…)
I ordered two Smarttrip cards commemorating the Caps Stanely Cup wins, one seems to work fine and the other keeps saying “card read/error” even though they are funds in it! Is anyone else experiencing this problem? What should I do to fix it?”
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“This is Oscar meeting Tom Wilson of The Capitals during their Stanley Cup celebration at Nick’s Riverside. Oscar is a Pom/Yorkie mix (a Porkie!) rescued from Montgomery County Animal Services and lives in Chevy Chase. You can follow his adventures on Instagram @oscartheporkieguy.”
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“Yesterday’s final ridership: 840,145. Wow! Highest since last year’s Women’s March.”
“RIDERSHIP: As of 5:00 p.m., over 567,000 people have taken Metrorail so far today, up more than 132K from same time yesterday.”
— Isabella Bulkeley (@iBulkeley) June 12, 2018
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“On Tuesday, June 12, a victory parade will be held at 11:00 a.m. in honor of the Washington Capitals winning the Stanley Cup. The Federal Government in Washington, D.C. will remain “OPEN.” The White House is encouraging Federal agencies to grant employees in the Washington, D.C. area two hours of administrative leave between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to attend the parade.
To help alleviate traffic congestion, agencies may authorize telework or other workplace flexibilities at their discretion. Employees may also request to use their alternative work schedule day off, annual leave, or other authorized time off. Employees should contact their agency human resources offices for assistance. Visit the Chief Human Capital Officers (CHCO) Council website to view the complete memo.”
“Metro is honoring the Washington Capitals with a limited-edition commemorative SmarTrip card for winning the Stanley Cup, the first in the Caps’ 44-year history. (more…)
You can see the street by street closures here
Starting at 11am!!
“The parade will begin at 11 a.m. ET at Constitution Avenue and 17th Streets NW and will proceed along Constitution Avenue to 7th Street NW where it will turn right and culminate in an ALLCAPS rally at 7th Street NW and the National Mall.”
And for those who go – have fun, get drunk, be safe and please email your photos to [email protected] – thanks!!
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