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Office of Ward 5 Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr.


September 26, 2010


Victoria Leonard
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Mark Your Calendar to Attend Wine Tasting to Celebrate Rebranding and Inventory Expansion of Rockin’ Rhode Island Spirits
Washington, DC-Councilmember Thomas and the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) invite you to join them at a wine tasting to celebrate Rockin’ Rhode Island Spirits’ rebranding and inventory expansion, the result of the GWHCC’s Ward 5 Small Business Assistance Program, made possible through a grant from the Neighborhood Investment Fund.

Please RSVP by phone to the store at 202-529-4404,  facebook page ” Rockin  Rhode Island Spirits,” or email

Event details are listed are below.

WHO: Ward 5 Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr. and the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC)

WHAT: Celebration of the Rebranding and Inventory Expansion of Rockin’ Rhode Island Spirits (with Wine Tasting)

WHEN: Friday, October 1, 2010, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

WHERE: 2310 Rhode Island Avenue, NE


Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr. represents Ward 5 on the Council of the District of Columbia. Thomas chairs the Council’s Committee on Libraries, Parks, and Recreation. He sits on four additional committees: Finance and Revenue, Housing and Workforce Development, Aging and Community Affairs, and Government Operations and the Environment.

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Office of Ward 5 Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr. | Wilson Building | 1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW | Room 107 | Washington | DC | 20004

The MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneurs Series (MUES) proudly continues its unwavering commitment to fostering urban economic empowerment throughout the country.  Started in 1999 as a means to advance entrepreneurship in urban communities, the MUES program continues to evolve and grow by incorporating more resources for you – the entrepreneur.

This season, we have an interactive learning platform. Through the use of our twitter page, Facebook and MUES blog you can get a dialogue going with some of our past winners, current applicants and business owners as well as learn some of the tricks of the trade from some of our very own judges and community partners.  MUES is also continuing to keep its commitment to the environment by going GREEN!  Submissions will ONLY be accepted online! You will still have to complete your submissions by the deadline which is noon CST, on Friday, October 1, 2010.  But remember, technical difficulties happen so meet (beat) the deadline and apply now for your chance at the prize pool of $150,000 and potentially become a qualified MillerCoors supplier.

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The Washington, DC Graduate Degree Fair for the Public Good is generously hosted by the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

This event is sponsored by Teach For America.

September 30, 2010, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Washington Convention Center, Level 2, Hall D
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC

Are you looking to learn more about the issues you care about and find out how to do more meaningful work? Pursue your passion and explore ways to further your social-impact career through graduate school!

At the Graduate Degree Fair for the Public Good, you will have an opportunity to meet graduate admissions representatives from local, national, and international programs to discuss professional development through graduate education. You will also have a chance to attend a free information session offering advice on graduate degree options, the application process, financial aid, and deciding when to attend graduate school after spending time in the working world.

If you would like to attend this FREE event to look for grad schools, register here. Also, watch a short video on how you can make the most out of your experience at the fair.