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Georgetown University Energy Prize of $5 Million Will Reward Community Sustainability

April 24, 2014

Tuesday, Georgetown University announced that "one lucky community with a population between 5,000 and 250,000 will receive $5 million in 2017 to support sustainable energy-saving innovations, thanks to the creation of the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP)."

Eligible communities are invited to compete with one another to develop and implement plans for replicable, scalable and continual reductions in the per capita energy consumed from local natural gas and electric utilities.

“Our goal is to transform the way America uses energy, and this is a novel way to do that,” said Francis Slakey, a Georgetown physics professor who co-directs the university’s Program on Science in the Public Interest (SPI). “Nothing’s been tried at this scale before, but we have an enormous number of cities that are interested.”

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Jardenea Easter Brunch April 20th

April 13, 2014

Easter Sunday Brunch April 20, 2014

Create Your Own Omelet:

Kreider Farms fresh two egg omelets prepared to order with the following ingredients:

Onions, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Spinach, Bell Peppers. Apple Wood Bacon, Smoked Ham, Aged Cheddar


Crisp Malted Waffles

Assortment of Fresh Berries, Amber Maple Syrup, Soft Cinnamon Chantilly


Apple Wood Bacon, Breakfast Sausage Links or Chicken Apple Sausage


Miniature Butter Croissants, Breakfast Breads & Pastries


Hand Carved Rosemary Scented Domestic Lamb

Whole Grain Mustard Demi Glace, Traditional Popovers


Build Your Own Artisanal Baby Field Green Salad

Dried Cherries, Sultanas, Raisins, Cranberries, Nicoise Olives, Grape Tomatoes

Toasted Pepitas, Marcona Almonds, Spiced Pecans, Walnuts, Brioche Croutons

Selection of Vinaigrettes Including: Aged Balsamic, Citrus, Bleu Cheese


Poached Chilled Atlantic Salmon

 Green Olive & Caper Chutney


Chicken Piccada

Foraged Mushroom Marsala Cream Sauce


Garden Vegetable Quiche

Spinach Petals, Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Jumbo Asparagus, Spring Onions


Spring Spuds

Grilled Red Bliss Potatoes & Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes



Miniature Assorted French Pastries:

Napoleon, Lemon Curd, Carrot Cake, Rum Balls


Variety of Individual Cheese Cakes:

Raspberry, Chocolate, Vanilla, Almond, Cappuccino, Chocolate Chip


10:00 am- 3:00 pm $58 per person

(Photo by: melrosehoteldc.com)

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Jardenea is located in The Melrose Hotel at 2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

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One of DC's Dynamic Women of 2013 Joins Beasley RE

April 6, 2014

Kathleen Kennedy, one of real estate’s most experienced and accomplished professionals, has joined Beasley as the principal broker for Virginia, Beasley Real Estate has announced.

Kathleen Kennedy goes to Beasley Real Estate with more than 20 years of experience. She has earned national recognition as a Top 1% Realtor and most recently as the vice president with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and Previews International in Alexandria, Virginia.  Her experience includes success as a supervising broker for Long and Foster, acquiring a Re/Max franchise, and running her own real estate firm.  

DC Modern Luxury Magazine recognized Kathleen as one of DC's Dynamic Women for 2013.

“Kathleen is strongly committed to the industry and has an extensive resume of community and civil service, licensee training, and longstanding service on various real estate boards and associations,” Beasley RE said in a statement.

She currently serves on the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors Standard Forms Committee, with a select group of real estate leaders. Kathleen is an elected member of the Virginia Leadership Academy, has been a delegate for Virginia Association of Realtors and served on the Virginia Manager’s Council.

She is licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

She serves on the Devotion to Children Advisory Board and supports Toys 4 Tots, Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

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