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The North Face Celebrates 50 Years

November 9, 2016

The North Face will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on Wednesday, November 16th at The North Face Georgetown at 3333 M Street.


From a tiny shop in San Francisco to the worldwide leader in outdoor performance apparel, The North Face has been innovating and exploring to bring the greatest in apparel and gear for the last 50 years. There will be music, a timeline presentation of photos and products highlighting the evolution of the company, the outdoor industry, and the latest advancements in gear technology over the last half century.

Refreshments and beverages will be provided. There will also be great giveaways and chances to score extra VIPeak points.


Free event. Tickets available here.



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Spirit of Georgetown Honors Patricia Davies

October 16, 2016

Karen and Bill Sonneborn graciously hosted close to 200 guests in their stunning Georgetown home and garden to honor Patricia Davies for her commitment to helping homeless individuals on October 13th for the annual Spirit of Georgetown fundraiser. 

(Photo by: Page Evans)


Event Co-chairs, Megan Gabriel and Nancy Taylor Bubes welcomed guests to the Spirit of Georgetown and thanked them for their support of Georgetown Ministry Center.


Board President, Alex Bullock spoke about the importance and the impact of Georgetown Ministry Center's (GMC) Day Center, Winter Shelter and Street Outreach programs. Sabrina Burrell, GMC case manager, shared a recent success story about a GMC guest moving into permanent housing. In the last 16 months, through a massive community effort, GMC advocated for guests and collaborated with other providers to help move 32 people into permanent housing. Nine are at the door of housing and seven are a work in progress. It is the generosity of our supporters that makes this work possible.


Bullock then presented Davies with the 2016 Freddie, their humanitarian award named to memorialize a homeless man who died in a phone booth in Georgetown and whose death led to the founding of GMC.

David nd Jennifer Romm (Photo by: Elizabeth Webster) David nd Jennifer Romm

Pat Davies was honored because she has demonstrated unyielding dedication and leadership on behalf of Georgetown Ministry Center since 2007. A tireless advocate for individuals experiencing homelessness, Davies has been a leader and a friend to all who are involved with GMC, most importantly to those who depend on the Center for a sense of belonging each day.  


The generosity of their sponsors and event attendees was certainly celebrated as well. A big thank you to Broad Branch Market, partyhands, Sperry Tents and Washington Fine Properties for their help with the event, and to our corporate sponsors: Walker & Dunlop LLC, CSC Leasing Company, Washington Fine Properties, John D. Richardson Company and Martin's Tavern.

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