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Emerging Scholars Annual Gala

Emerging Scholars Annual Gala

This month, Emerging Scholars hosted its annual fundraising gala, themed Expanding Horizons. The event took place at the Jose Andres’ Jaleo Restaurant in Arlington, VA. WJLA Meteorologist Eileen Whelan hosted the event. Emerging Scholars is a non-profit organization that offers academic preparation and financial support to bright, promising students who otherwise would not have the opportunity to […]

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Hollywood Hits GovCon Hotbed: A Conversation with M. Night Shyamalan

Hollywood Hits GovCon Hotbed: A Conversation with M. Night Shyamalan

First making a stop to address the media in DC at the National Press Club, Hollywood screenwriter and director M. Night Shyamalan found himself west of the Potomac River later that evening in the mecca of Tyson’s Corner. He was there to talk with top leaders from the realms of academia, nonprofit and the private sector […]

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14th Annual Dean’s Dinner at American University’s Kogod School of Business

14th Annual Dean’s Dinner at American University’s Kogod School of Business

We at the Punch make a concerted effort to share grand social, philanthropic, entertainment and cultural events, however, it’s not always just about the party, party, party. It’s important that we highlight educational celebrations as well, as we are huge proponents of honoring excellence in learning as well as business leadership.  Last month, Dean Michael […]

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A Suite Partnership with The Phillips Collection : Made in the USA

A Suite Partnership with The Phillips Collection : Made in the USA

Our friends at the Park Hyatt Washington, who are all about American history and tradition with its design and furnishings, invite guests to explore a renowned collection of handcrafted American art with a stay in the hotel’s exclusive Made in the USA Suite. Celebrating The Phillips Collection’s newest exhibit, Made in the USA, on display now […]

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A Taste of Future Entrepreneurship at BUILD DC’s Annual Celebration

A Taste of Future Entrepreneurship at BUILD DC’s Annual Celebration

By Punch Correspondent Meghan Blackburn  It was a last minute decision to attend the BUILD DC Taste of Entrepreneurship event last Thursday, but I’m really glad that I was able to make it. A turnout of more than 300 supporters packed the Homer Building for the annual celebration that highlights 16 BUILD student business teams. […]

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2013 Washington Business Hall of Fame Raises $1.2 Million for Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

2013 Washington Business Hall of Fame Raises $1.2 Million for Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

This week, the Washington Business Hall of Fame brought together over 1,100 professionals to the National Building Museum to honor and award those who indeed greatly impact the capital region, and at the same time, raise money for Junior Achievement of Greater Washington. Co presenters for the night were JAGW, Greater Washington Board of Trade, and […]

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Ward 7 Reads! Extravaganza Sponsored by Octo Consulting Group

Ward 7 Reads! Extravaganza Sponsored by Octo Consulting Group

This past Monday, November 11th the Ward 7 Reads! Extravaganza, happened at Smothers Elementary School. The book drive was created so that students, parents, teachers and volunteers could get together, pack up and distribute over 6,500 brand new books for the 3,499 students in the 12 elementary schools in DC’s Ward 7. The goal was the ensure each student […]

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Tech Cocktail Sessions with Paul Singh & Jodi McDermott

Tech Cocktail Sessions with Paul Singh & Jodi McDermott

By Punch Passport Correspondent Loreana S. Gonzalez Lazzarini  Recently, I attended one of the Tech Cocktail Sessions at Capital One Labs in Clarendon.  The Keynote Speakers, Paul Singh of 500 Startups and Jodi McDermott of comScore were incredible.  They shared their experiences on how they became the successful entrepreneurs they are today, in a user-friendly way […]

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W.E.A.R. Project Hosts The C.L.A.Y. Foundation

W.E.A.R. Project Hosts The C.L.A.Y. Foundation

Last week we visited the home of W.E.A.R. Project founder Ashley Taylor Bronczek who was hosting a party for The C.L.A.Y. Foundation. As you might recall, W.E.A.R. designs bracelets in the color of a specific charity or cause and gives $10 back to a chosen non-profit for each bracelet sold in that color. That night […]

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Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine- H. Bloom Art of Flower Decorating Class

Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine- H. Bloom Art of Flower Decorating Class

This weekend I was thrilled to be able to attend one of the Masters of Food & Wine series at the Park Hyatt, specifically an Art of Flower Decorating class by H. Bloom. When I arrived, the room was full of people walking around looking at all the flowers displayed on the main table, everyone was […]

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Pump Me Up: The Corcoran Looks at the DC Underground Music Scene of the 1980’s

Pump Me Up:  The Corcoran Looks at the DC Underground Music Scene of the 1980’s

Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  Like many people who live and work in Washington, I did not grow up here.  In fact, I did not grow up anywhere near here, and so my knowledge of the history of the District of Columbia is somewhat limited to what I learned about it in school, and what […]

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The Washington, D.C. Travel & Adventure Show Wrap-Up

The Washington, D.C. Travel & Adventure Show Wrap-Up

Photos and Post by Punch Correspondent Zoe Rodriguez-Keeton Planning that weekend get-away? Looking for a honeymoon location? Wedding season has started, spring break is around the corner, and our Washington summer will be here before you know it. With the weather breaking in Washington D.C. travel planning is on people’s minds—as was evident by the […]

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