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Tomorrow’s Storm, and Supporting Families

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, First, I want to ensure you are prepared for this weekend’s inclement weather. Meteorologists are warning of hazardous conditions as Tropical Storm Ophelia moves up the East Coast, with heavy rain and wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour in the DC area tomorrow. Here are a few steps you…

The End of Council Recess

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, Shana Tova U’metukah to all who are celebrating Rosh Hashanah in our community this weekend! May this new year be marked by the joy of justice and the health of community. And Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! From September 15 to October 15, we honor the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and…

A Greener Ward 5

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, This past week’s heat wave in the District was the worst in recorded history this late into September for our region. Just weeks after experiencing the devastating effects of climate change through flash floods in Ward 5, we felt them in another way this week through heat advisories, resulting in limited…

Labor Day Weekend, Ward 5 Day Recap, and More

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, Last Saturday was one for the books! Thank you to the many neighbors, small businesses, restaurants, exhibitors, and more who made Ward 5 Day a vibrant day of community. I’m sharing lots of photos from our time in the Ward 5 Day Recap section so we can continue to relive the…

Tomorrow’s the day!

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, Tomorrow (Saturday, August 26) is Ward 5 Day! It has been a fun and full week of pop-up events leading up to the big day, and I’m excited to celebrate our beautiful community with you tomorrow at Turkey Thicket from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We’re taking over the entire Turkey…

Hope to see you next week

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, You are invited to celebrate Ward 5 Day with us next Saturday, August 26, at Turkey Thicket Recreation Center from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. We will kick off a series of pop-up events leading up to Ward 5 Day this Sunday. I provide more details and specifics below. But…

Ward 5 Day Events

You are invited to celebrate Ward 5 Day with us next Saturday, August 26, at Turkey Thicket Recreation Center from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. We will kick off a series of pop-up events leading up to Ward 5 Day this Sunday. I provide more details and specifics below. But first, I want to…

Last Call for Ward 5 Award Nominations

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, This week has been marked by meaningful work and conversations, many of them centered around public safety. On Tuesday evening, more than 200 neighbors joined us in-person and another 150+ joined us online for the Brookland Public Safety Community Meeting. Thank you to the many neighbors and community leaders who joined…