Archive for November 4, 2011

Join Councilmember Harry Thomas in a visioning discussion…Speak Out and Give Voice!

PCDC Event

PCDC’s Visioning Session

Give Voice to your Vision for Ward 5,

The Development of Rhode Island Ave., NE

Retail and Commercial Activity & Affordable Housing!


Saturday, November 5, 2011

9 a.m.-12 p.m.


Greater Mt. Calvary Family Life Center

603 Rhode Island Avenue, NE


Invited Guest Panelists:

Victor Hoskins, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development

John Hall, Director, DHCD

Steve Moore, Director DC Marketing-Economic Partnership

Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas, Jr.

Councilmember-at-Large Vincent Orange

Residents, Voice your ideas, Get information and knowledge!


Parking Available Across the street at the Rhode Island Avenue Plaza

or along Rhode Island Avenue NE in and around 4th Street


For More Information, please contact:

Hazel Thomas, Chair ▪ ▪ 202-491-9245

Premier Community Development Corporation ▪1309 Rhode Island Ave. NE, Suite B ▪

Washington, DC 20018

Updated Khan vs Peterson Leterhead



Don’t Miss Big-Time Boxing’s Return To Washington, DC When

Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Amir Khan Meets DC’s Lamont Peterson

At The Walter E. Washington Convention Center On December 10


Washington, DC (October 26)   Tickets for “Capital Showdown: Khan vs. Peterson” go on sale Friday, Oct. 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Big-time boxing’s return to our nation’s capital has created a buzz amongst sports fans ready to see the Unified Super Lightweight Champion Amir “King” Khan defend his titles against the No. 1-rated IBF Contender Lamont Peterson on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Plus, Brandywine, Maryland’s undefeated top heavyweight contender and former Michigan State University standout linebacker Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell and Lamont’s brother and top lightweight contender Anthony Peterson will be featured in separate fights.

Tickets, priced at $300, $150, $75, $50 and $25, go on sale Friday, Oct. 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or by purchasing them online at Tickets for fans traveling from the United Kingdom are available for purchase by calling 0800 555 666.

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“Capital Showdown: Khan vs. Peterson,” a 12-round Unified Super Lightweight World Title Fight for Khan’s WBA World Super Championship and IBF World Championship, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Khan Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWalt Tools and AT&T.   The HBO World Championship Boxing telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. ET/6:45 p.m. PT.

D.C.’s WPGC 95.5 FM presents the 12th Annual “For Sisters Only Expo”. The event will take at the Walter E Washington Convention Center on Saturday, November 5, 2011 (11AM to 8PM).  The extravaganza will feature women’s empowerment seminars, national recording artists, authors and leadership speakers, local politicians, virtual-reality based games, contests, games for the kids and so much more.

This year’s For Sisters Only will be one of the most exciting in the events’ history, with R&B artists BBD (Bell Biv DeVoe), Eric Benet, Estelle, Wale and more.  Also appearing at this year’s event Bravo Network’s Kandi Burrus from the Real Housewives of Atlanta, and VH1’s Tami Roman of Basketball Wives.

The Literary Café will feature literary talent such as Karyn Langhorne Folan, author of Don’t Bring Home A White Boy, Dr. Michelle, author of Where Do I Go From Here, Ralph Richard Banks, author of Is Marriage For White People and other notable authors will also be on hand.

The event will feature the following pavilions: Health, Beauty, For Brothers Only Sports Pavilion and Children’s Pavilion.

Throughout the day, empowerment seminars will be taking place,including a financial empowerment seminar,“A Purse of My Own,” hosted by Wealth Coach Debra Owens and Rapper/Actor David Banner; a career building seminar entitled “What’s Really Holding You Back?”; and a relationship seminar entitled “Mixing It Up: Dating Across the Color Lines,” just to name a few.

For more information go to: WPGC’s For Sisters Only 2011