Holiday Party: Please join Capitol Hill Village to close out a great 2015! We will host a very informal cookie and coffee party on Tuesday, December 15, from 2–4 pm at the Hill Center. There will be a pianist and opportunity for singing carols.
December Scarf Drive: CHV will be collecting scarves to provide to the homeless across Capitol Hill. Please contribute new or used (but in excellent shape) scarves. The scarves, with special holiday notes, will be wrapped around a tree with a sign indicating they are donated by Capitol Hill Village members. Please bring scarves with a note pinned on to warm the heart of the wearer.
Scarves can be also dropped off until December 20 at the CHV office, 725 8th St. SE.
Dec. 8: Yes Virginia (and DC) there is a Santa Claus—and he arrives earlier each year.
How did Tickle Me Elmo take over Christmas? In time for the holiday season, we will learn about merchandizing, advertisements, and the secrets of the retail industry. Explore branding, marketing, displays, and sales, and gain insight into the changing world of retail sales.
Speaker Frank Guzzetta worked for Woodward and Lothrop, Hecht’s, Macy’s, Ralph Lauren, and other major retailers during the heyday of department stores and centralized shopping. He started as a management trainee and became president and CEO of Marshall Fields (which became Macys) and later President of the Ralph Lauren Home Division.
Details: December 8, 7:00 pm; Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE. Registration preferred; please call 202-543-1778 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and number of persons attending. These events are open to the public and a provide a great opportunity to introduce new friends to Capitol Hill Village.
Laissez le bon temps rouler is what they say in New Orleans when they want to let the good times roll. We’ll be doing just that on February 27th at Union Market’s Dock 5, DC’s hippest new space. Our Mardi Gras-themed gala will include all the elements of a stellar celebration. Do you want to keep informed, donate or volunteer? If so, go to this link and tell us your interests so we can reach out to you! If you have questions or don’t want to go to the link above, feel free to call us at the office: (202) 543 1778.
The Travel Club has organized an Alaskan cruise, which is open to CHV members, their families, and friends. A seven-night cruise is planned, roundtrip from Seattle on the Norwegian Pearl from June 19–26, 2016. Stops will be made at Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, and Victoria, British Columbia. See the December CHV News for more information.
The Capitol Hill Village CFC number is 55474
CHV is proud to have been selected for the 2015-2016 Catalogue for Philanthropy
The Capitol Hill Village United Way number is 8066
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