08 June 2007

NE DC Historical Society Meeting - Sunday, June 10th

What: Join the NE DC Historical Society as they continue to explore the history of our Northeast Washington communities - past, present, and in years to come. This month the community focus will be "The Rhode Island Avenue Corridor." The host will be the Premier Community Development Corporation with Hazel Thomas, Chairperson.

When: Sunday, June 10th, 2007, 2-4pm

Where: Saint Francis De Sales School, 2019 Rhode Island Avenue, NE

Presentations will include:
· "The Future of the Rhode Island Avenue Corridor and The History and Status of Voting in DC" by Harry Thomas, Jr., Ward 5 Councilmember

· "The Present Status of the Rhode Island Avenue Business Corridor" by Beyla Adero, Proprietor of Nature's Rhythm.

· "An Open Community Share of Your Reminiscences on the Businesses along the Rhode Island Avenue Corridor", including parishioners and friends of St. Francis de Sales Church. Everyone, of course, is welcome to come and share their memories!

Etc.: For those unable to attend this meeting, don't miss next month's meeting to be held from 2-4pm on Sunday, July 8th, 2007. We will have a special "H Street Encore Presentation." Our meeting will again take place at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Laboratory 1, 1333 H Street, NE. Presentations will include "The History of Union Station" by Bill Wright (postponed from May), "The History of the Uline Arena" by Richard Layman, and more.

Our meetings take place the second Sunday of every month. During the month of May we will meet the third Sunday. Contact queenstowndc@yahoo.com for further information.

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