Girl Power at Bethesda Crossing

Focused on highlighting the natural power of women, the Girl Power event at Bethesda Crossing on July 14 was open to ladies of any age who enjoy music, fitness, dancing, shopping, food and wine! GP3's mission is to provide ladies in the community with the opportunity to develop self-confidence and self-empowerment through fitness, self-defense and inspiration. Girl … Continued

Main Street’s First Friend-raising Luncheon

More than 600 guests and 100 community sponsors attended Main Street's Friend-raising Luncheon for an afternoon of education, inspiration and commYOUnity building! mainstreetconnect.org Photography by Jack Hartzman & Michael Kress Photography

Hope & Progress Gala

Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 17th Celebration of Hope & Progress Gala was held on Saturday, March 10. The Gala benefits the services and programs of Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. It featured Catering by Design Cuisine and flowers by Edge Floral Events. PHOTOGRAPHY BY JACK HARTZMAN.

AIX LA CHAPELLE

Aix La Chapelle in Poolesville, Maryland, is a unique venue that offers several distinct areas—old dairy barn, bank barn and lawn—that can be used for ceremonies. Pastoral fields, 60 acres of orchards, two ponds and forested vistas are the natural backdrop that will frame your special event. Photography by Jack Hartzman Photography, WTAPhoto.com. Food/décor by … Continued

FreshFarm Farmers Market

Farmers Market at Dupont Circle NW DC runs every Sunday year-round, rain or shine! The farmers bring in fresh local vegetables and fruit, not to mention delicious freshly prepared cooked foods also are sold at the market! Go to FreshFarm.org for farmers market locations in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

“Pretty in Pink Mom Prom”

Carson E. Henry, executive director of YMCA Youth & Family Services, put on an amazing event, “Pretty in Pink Mom Prom,” the ultimate ’80s Ladies Night Out for charity, at The Silver Spring Civic Center. Be celebrated, uplifted and empowered through fun, fellowship and networking!

Lahinch Tavern and Grill St. Patrick’s Day Event

Lahinch Tavern and Grill’s St Patrick’s Day celebration featured The 40 Thieves, Culkin School Dancers and Sligo Creek! It was a fantastic event that was well attended by friends and families alike! Located on the back side of Cabin John Village, Lahinch offers the best of homemade Irish fare as well as regional American favorites.

International Women’s Day at Cork & Fork Bethesda Row

For International Woman’s Day, Adriana Colback, of Edward Jones Investments, hosted a wonderful event at Cork & Fork Bethesda Row!

January 2018 Around Town

At their November 6 meeting, the Montgomery County Council voted to raise the county's minimum wage to $15 an hour, beginning in 2021 for businesses with more than 50 employees. Businesses with 11-50 employees must raise the wage by 2023 and businesses with 10 or fewer employees must do so by 2024. The bill was passed unanimously and signed by…