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Muriel Bowser Ward 4

John A. Wilson Building

1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004

Phone: (202) 727-2643
Email: muriel.bowser@dc.gov

Chief of Staff:
John Falcicchio

City Administrator:
Rashad Young

Director of the Mayor's Office of Legal Counsel:
Ronald R. Ross

Senior Advisor:
Beverly Perry
Director of Mayor's Office of Community Affairs:
Lamont Akins

Director of Mayor's Office of Community Relations and Services:
Julia Irving

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December 20, 2018 | Vol. 4, Issue 51

Letter from the Mayor

Dear Washingtonians,

This holiday season, I am grateful to live in and lead a city where we look out for our neighbors, fight to protect and defend our DC values, and believe that no matter what challenges we face, we can work together to build a better, brighter path forward. 


Happy Holidays DC


Happy holidays, DC.


Muriel Bowser

In This Week's Newsletter:

This Saturday: Penn Branch Holiday Bazaar

holiday bazaar

This Saturday, celebrate the holidays with arts and crafts, live music, games, food trucks, and local vendors at the Shops at Penn Branch. The Holiday Bazaar will feature various local vendors, local bands, selfies with Santa, and more.

RSVP for this free, family-friendly event HERE.

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'Tis the Season to Recyle

Zero Waste Holiday

Did you know that household waste increases by more than 25 percent from Thanksgiving to New Year's? Fortunately, we have tips for how Washingtonians can reduce the amount of holiday waste we send to our landfills.  

Learn more about reducing, reusing, and recycling during the holiday season at zerowaste.dc.gov/Holiday.

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Bring in the New Year with the #FitDC Fresh Start 5K Run/Walk


On January 1, 2019, join Mayor Bowser and hundreds of DC residents for the #FITDC Fresh Start 5K. As part of the #FITDC initiative, we are inviting people of all ages to join us for this fun fitness activity. Whether you want to run, walk, or just cheer folks on, this will be a fun event for all.

Registration and packet pickup begins at 9:00 a.m. and the 5K begins at 10:00 a.m. This year's 5K will be in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood.

Register HERE.

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ICYMI: Share Your Story at dc2me.com


As Mayor Bowser prepares for her second term, she wants to hear from DC residents. District residents are encouraged to share their DC story. Together, let's dream big—let's find new ways to spread prosperity and opportunity across all eight wards.

Go to dc2me.com to share your DC story, your fresh ideas, and your shared vision for the future of Washington, DC. 

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A District Minute

district minute video

This week’s District Minute features stories about the new playground and fields at Garrison Elementary School, the kickoff of the second phase of construction at 555 E Street, SW, and the DCPS Principal of the Year announcement at Ketcham Elementary School. 

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Pathways to the Middle Class: Metropolitan Police Department, Supervisory Program Coordinator

Pathways to the Middle Class

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is the primary law enforcement agency for Washington, DC. MPD's mission is to protect DC's residents and visitors through high-quality community policing, state-of the-art information technology, and a commitment to innovation.

MPD has an opening for a Supervisory Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for overseeing fingerprinting services and developing short- and long-term goals to increase efficiency and productivity. All details regarding this vacancy, including qualifications, can be found by visiting the job announcement.

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