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Georgetown Public Safety Meeting Feb. 24th

February 13, 2020

Join the Citizens Association of Georgetown (CAG) for their next Community Meeting on Public Safety to be held at 6:30 Monday, February 24th at The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown.


Linda Bailey, DDOT Director, Vision Zero Office, will be the key speaker. Ms. Bailey will discuss the city's overall approach to transportation safety, particularly for pedestrians, bicycles and scooters. You e will also learn Vision Zero's history and current efforts to meet goals as well as what Georgetown can do to improve safety for all. 

During the reception from 6:30 to 7:00 pm, CAG Co-Chairs Public Safety Program, Richard Hinds and John Rentzepis, will be there to talk one-on-one with residents regarding CAG's Public Safety Program which includes nightly security officer patrols, Block Captain network, proprietary security cameras and a public education campaign "Be Secure... Not Sorry" to deter thefts from autos in Georgetown.


Following the reception, the program begins promptly at 7:00 pm and ends at 8:00 pm. 


Thanks to the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown for supporting our community!

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Two Pianists, One Piano, Two Nights

January 30, 2020

Two pianists on one piano, a Grammy-nominated duo performs works by Stravinsky, Debussy, and others on February 9 and 10 at Dumbarton Oaks Music Room.


Grammy-nominated piano duo ZOFO (Eva-Maria Zimmermann and Keisuke Nakagoshi) have electrified audiences from Carnegie Hall to Tokyo with their dazzling artistry and outside-the-box thematic programming for one-piano-four-hands. 


At Dumbarton Oaks, they will play pieces by Alfredo Casella, Igor Stravinsky, Claude Debussy, Paul Dukas, and others.


Concerts take place on Sunday at 7:00 pm. and Monday at 8:00 pm.

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Dumbarton Oaks Music Room is located at 1703 32nd Street in Georgetown.

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CAG Meeting on Homeless Jan. 22

January 16, 2020

On Wednesday, January 22nd, the Citizens Association of Georgetown will kick off its 2020 community meeting series with a focus on people living without shelter. They have invited experts from the DC government and local nonprofits to brief us on how to deal with challenges of the unhoused as well as current DC policies and programs addressing the issue, the specific situation in Georgetown, and current and future directions for our local homeless services organization - The Georgetown Ministry Center.  


People are experiencing homelessness for a variety of reasons; every human deserves respect, effective mental health treatment, and the chance to secure adequate and affordable housing. Residents and local business owners will have an opportunity to learn more, to ask questions and to share thoughts on practical contributions we all can make. The meeting will take place from 7:00 - 8:00 pm (reception starting at 6:30) at Grace Episcopal Church at 1041 Wisconsin Avenue NW. 


If possible, please bring a new hat, scarf or pair of warm gloves to donate. 

A collection box will be located at the entrance of the meeting. 

Thank you!

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