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Weekly Press Guidance: Monday, April 16, 2018 – Sunday, April 22, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Mayor Bowser will declare this #EarthWeekDC by launching a series of events that celebrate Earth Day as well as highlight her administration’s progress in making DC the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States.

  • On Tuesday, Mayor Bowser will hold a ribbon-cutting at H.D. Woodson High School to showcase the District’s groundbreaking solar photovoltaic installations.

  • On Wednesday, Mayor Bowser will attend the 2018 District Sustainability Awards to recognize outstanding businesses and organizations for their environmental stewardship, innovative best practices, pollution prevention, and resource conservation.
     
  • On Friday, Mayor Bowser will join a panel discussion at the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) Annual State of Downtown Forum where she will discuss the economic future of Downtown DC and the city at-large as well as preview for the first time the electric circulator. Later, the Mayor will attend a DC Planned Parenthood celebration and benefit.
     
  • On Saturday, Mayor Bowser will walk in the Frank R. Williams Scholarship Fund’s Ninth Annual Two-Mile Fun Walk to raise funds for scholarship opportunities for Coolidge High School senior student athletes seeking higher education. Later, the Mayor will call on all DC residents to get out and help keep DC clean and will assist in a cleanup herself through the #TrashfreeDC Citywide Cleanup initiative. After, Mayor Bowser will celebrate the designation of one of the newest DC Main Streets Programs, Uptown (14th & Kennedy Streets) which builds on the Main Street Approach that includes new designs affecting the physical environment of the area (e.g., clean teams and streetscape improvements). The Mayor will also attend the Washington DC Chapter of the Links Scholarship Gala, the Shepherd Elementary School’s Annual Spring Gala and the Depriest 15 Ladies’ Night Gala.
     
  • On Sunday, Mayor Bowser will run in the Fourth Annual Tenley Tiger Run to raise money for the six Wilson High School running teams.