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Designing a Playground with Tom Wilson

“Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson participated in a playground designing session with three- to five-year-old children from Bright Beginnings in southeast Washington, D.C., on Sept. 17. Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, the charitable arm of the Washington Capitals, is...
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Homeless Families Receive Hope Through D.C. Nonprofit

“According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the District has more than 2,700 homeless children younger than 6. “Delivering early childhood education and helping families transition out of homelessness or deal with other monumental challenges are some of the goals of B...
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Canadian Retailer Roots Officially Opens Georgetown Store

“Roots, a Canadian casual men’s, women’s and children’s clothing store, opened on M Street in Georgetown on Thursday. “The 3,200-square-foot location at 3259 M St. is the organization’s seventh store in the U.S. It has 116 stores in Canada and 125 franchises in China and Taiwan. ...
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Making Child Care Work Beyond 9 to 5

A few months ago I headed to Bright Beginnings at the end of my workday to volunteer with their evening program. When I arrived at 6 p.m., two teachers were serving dinner to a table of about 10 toddlers and prekindergarteners. I sat down and received a warm welcome. No stranger to new people, a cho...
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