Posts Tagged ‘campaign’

2012: Purrfect candidate

I know as a journalist I’m not suppose to disclose who I’m  voting for but here goes.

Yep… I’m casting a ballot for the Kitty! Hello Kitty is officially running for President. She has quite the campaign already. Starting this month. HK’s Friendship Party street teams will be going door-to-door giving away free Hello Kitty campaign bumper stickers, buttons and yard signs.

Also look for the pop up campaign office. Starting November 1st Hello Kitty for President’s campaign HQ will pop-up for a week long residence at LivingSocial’s office on F Street.

DC Government Launches 'Rubber Revolution'

I’m for real.

DC just launched this eye grabbin’ website called the Rubber Revolution.

It uses catchy phrases and even quizzes (Find out what kind of condom you are) to encourage people to practice safe sex.

I’m happy to see it comes in 7 different languages including Korean!

Read the full story at wusa9.com

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Thousands wear socks on their thumbs

Thumb socks are waging a war against distracted driving on local roads. Would you wear these.. do you think they’ll help? They sure are cute!

Watch the story below… we give ’em a try:

Teaching Kids How to Eat the 'Good Stuff'

Look who’s planting good health habits in youth.. one pot at a time.

Celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn got his hands dirty at the launch of his new endeavor Good Stuff Gardens. The partnership with Garden District and DC Greenworks teaches kids how to eat healthy and grow their own food at the KIPP Academy on Benning Road. Mendelsohn, who owns Good Stuff Eatery says it’s part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move campaign. The Nation’s chefs have been asked to adopt a school to help educate students about food and nutrition.

Full Story at WUSA9.com

Oh Snap! A 'Money' Lineup

DC’s top political and event fundraisers talked ‘what’s next’  over breakfast at The Liason on New Jersey Ave. BizBash hosted the panel that included fundraising power players like Stephen Geer who led Obama’s online email/online fundraising and Republican mega-bucks-maker The LS Group’s Lisa Spies.  From recent Supreme Court rulings to social media the panel talked about how the process of political fundraising is rapidly changing.
Coming Up: I pick their brain in my upcoming Washington Life Society 2.0 column and hear what Geer says will be big on the web for making money in the 2010/2012 elections.

The Panel: Stephen Geer, Jonathan Mantz, Moderator CBS’ Nancy Cordes, Jan Baran, Juleanna Glover, Lisa Spies

With Nancy Cordes and BizBash Masterplanner Shelley Hymes

[Photo Credit:  Neshan Naltchayan]

OMG 3/25/10: Miley Stops Music, Twestival, Fundraising Future

See WUSA9 STORY: OMG ON WUSA9 March 25, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)–  Oh My GOFFAngie Goff reports on Katherine Heigl leaving ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, Miley Cyrus’ future in film and the late Crocodile Hunter’s daughter makes her acting debut. Locally, BizBash hosts a panel on fundraising’s future, bloggers get ‘Glam in the City’ and Twestival is tonight! Buy Tickets: DC Twestival 2010

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