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Chesapeake 10.3 Tribute: People and Places” photography exhibit opens June 29

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My fri end Charles Colby let me know about this cool exhibition at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD that features the watermen and maritime heritage in Maryland Bay region.

The exhibition opens on Saturday, June 29, and is titled “Chesapeake Tribute: People and Places” . The exhibition opens in the Van Lennep Auditorium of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. The show continues through September and is free for CBMM members or with museum admission.

More details on this Facebook Page

Photo Credit : Lee Canon: Flickr

[Event] Thursday, June 27th - Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer: Hamilton DC

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Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer Event To Benefit the 2013 Charity: Howard University Cancer Center
organized by
Washington's Coalition of Female News Anchors Margaret Brennan, Anita Brikman, Rebecca Cooper, Laura Evans, Lesli Foster, Doreen Gentzler, Angie Goff, Jennifer Griffin, Hillary Howard, Megan Hughes, Brianna Keilar, Britt McHenry, Sue Palka, Wendy Reiger, Andrea Roane, Monika Samtani, Danella Sealock, Cynne Simpson, Alison Starling, Shawn Yancy and Eun Yan. g Date : Thursday, June 27th, 7-9pm
Venue: The Hamilton : 600 14th Street NW | Washington DC
Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at dcnewsbabes.org
Event Sponsors : Gold Sponsor: The Hamilton
Silver Sponsor: Lindsay Cars
Event has a Silent Auction, Pink Cocktail Bar, Hors d'Oeuvres, Newsmen in Pink and more

Hooman Rafdar & Alexis Juneja Speaking in the June 2013 TechCocktail Sessions

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Hope to see you at June's TechCocktail Sessions on June 19th. This event features  Hooman Rafdar of AddThis and Alexis Juneja , co-founder of Curbed.com who will share their stories. It is a great place to meet with fellow DC enthusiasts and many friends. I have been attending TechCocktail since they have been organizing events and highly recommend this event.

Date and Time : Jun 19, 2013 6:30 pm - 9 p.m

Venue:  Capital One Labs - 8th Floor Address: 3030 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA,

Register Now : http://tcdcsessionsjune2013-tcsitebutton.eventbrite.com/

Good option for a first time car for your College Graduate

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As a parent one of the toughest times is when your kids grow up and it comes the time to teach them driving. Universally it seems that parents are the worst driving instructors (My wife and daughter will agree) which is more because parents are stressed when their kids start driving. The next big decision is when you need to give your children a car. there are many times I wish that the public transport was so good in the US that we never ever need to depend always on a car.

My favorite go to place to buy cars is the Fitzmall in Gaithersburg, MD and I have bought 3 cars from this dealership and all from Harmeet Suri . The cars that I have bought are a Volkswagen Passat (Used car), A Toyota Sienna Van and a Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Over the next few months, once my first born gets a license and feels the need for a car we will be in the market for a car for her. How do you go about choosing a car for your kids? I asked Harmeet Suri who works at Fitzgerlad Auto Mall in Gaithersburg .

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