The bowling part in October of 2015 was no exception. Wolf Blitzer of CNN, comedian Donnell Rawlings, and even international ambassadors such as Yousef Al Otaiba (https://www.facebook.com/Yousef-Al-Otaiba-162542037255423/) were all in attendance. Taking place at Pinstripes Bowling Alley in Georgetown, the night was a relaxed change of pace from the usual hustle and bustle that is typical of the D.C. area.
The New Market Tax Credit Program works to aid in “building up” of our forgotten communities. The goal is to attract private investors that will invest in these forgotten communities, abandoned commercial properties, and outdated manufacturing buildings and revive them. By investing in these communities, the investors create viable investments that truly give back to the community through services and jobs, not the mention a working, successful presence that feeds community pride. The result is a reinvigorated local economy.
JenCare Neighborhood Medical Centers offers specialty healthcare to senior citizens who have Medicare and need assistance as they age.
Since his purchase, Ken Dart has stayed true to his vision of creating a mixed use community in this beautiful space. He embraces new urbanism, which would create residential, commercial and business spaces that’d be linked together through mutual community areas. This way, he would be creating a living town, rather than just another subdivision. Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd., brought Camana Bay to life, and in doing so, introduced the first new urbanism development to the Caribbean.
The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)is administering the Maine New Markets Investment Program which permits income tax credits for investments in certain communities in Maine. The program is modeled after the federal New Markets Investment Program. Qualifying investments must be equity investments made in approved Community Development Entities (CDE). The funding for the program is…
The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Prize for Philanthropy has recently been awarded to Yousef Al Otaiba, U.S. ambassador of the United Arab Emirates. In addition, his wife Abeer Al Otaiba, a well-respected philanthropist in her own right, was awarded by the Children’s National Health System.
The focus of the new millennium in both business and community sectors is undoubtedly based on both reducing humanities environmental impact and developing efforts toward reversing the negative effects that have already began to have a substantial effect. For this reason, companies that focus on such are working very hard to make great strides in…
The New Markets Tax Credit was initially implemented to help draw both attention and revenue in a positive fashion to communities that would benefit from revitalization efforts as well as business who would benefit from tax credits and a shift in revenue flow. From approximately 2003 through 2012, that revenue stream was generated by way…
Hundreds of teens participated in a Dance Marathon held Saturday, May 16, 5:00 p.m. – Midnight at Niles North High School, 9800 North Lawler Street, Skokie, IL. The Dance Marathon culminated a year-long series of fundraising efforts held throughout the school year to benefit the Daniel M. Horyn Foundation, formed in the memory of a beloved Niles North teacher who lost his courageous battle with esophageal cancer on September 9, 2013.
The University of Cambridge has announced a $27 million gift from alumnus Bill Janeway and his wife, Weslie, to the Faculty of Economics and Pembroke College.