Posts Tagged ‘philanthropy’

Thoughts of a Butterfly

Art Soiree hosted a private event for ‘Thoughts of a Butterfly’ book release at Puro Lounge in Georgetown. The crowd, like the awe-inspiring book, was in good spirits enjoying drinks and live jazz music outdoors.

Watch ‘Thoughts of a Butterfly’ book release on WUSA9 Friday morning!

Let go, laugh, live, love is Shirley Ramos personal credo and motif in her new book ‘Thoughts of a Butterfly’. After suffering a stroke at the young age of 29, Shirley grabs her second chance at life with passion, even writing a book of poems about her journey. Yoni Lee contributed to this OMG report.

MORE: Read Ramos’ blog

Coverage of event on WUSA9 Below

Publicyte: Meet Microsoft’s new digital mag

Ellen Scott and Mark Drapeau

Microsoft starts a new chapter in their electronic dynasty, but what’s else can this juggernaut do?  How about launch an online magazine called Publicyte.

PHOTOS: Publicyte Launch Party at L2

They partied in the dark for a new Microsoft magazine shedding light on technology and how it’s changing government. 

The digital only magazine called Publicyte celebrated it’s launch at L2 Lounge in Georgetown.

Editor-in-Chief Mark Drapeau says the site is all about cutting edge technology happening in the public and civic sectors… government, healthcare, philanthropy and politics.

Watch more on the Publicyte launch party on WUSA9 

WGirls get "DC FIT"

A great group of giving women known around town as the WGirls work-it at this year’s “DC Fit Week” expo! Read more about what’s motivating them or check out my report from the Morning Show below.

Kristen Bell, Elliott Bisnow Return From Haiti

See this story as aired on the WUSA9 Morning Show

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)– Oh My GOFF! Angie Goff reports on actress Kristen Bell joining young DC entrepreneur Elliott Bisnow in Haiti. Angie’s Army reports on ‘The Runaways’ DC screening party and local artists paint to save the cherry blossoms.

Coming Up: Summit Series DC10 Conference

Pictures: ‘The Runaways’ DC screening party

OMG 3/16/10: Clooney's GF, Elephant Parade, Foursquare Party

OMG on WUSA9 March 16, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)– Oh My GOFF! Angie reports on Kate Winslet’s breakup, George Clooney’s girlfriend has a new TV gig and Giselle returns to modeling after baby. Locally, elephants parade in DC, Metromix throws a Foursquare party and who are the Audrey Bouviers?

DC Philanthropist, Jessica Biel Climb Kilimanjaro

Elizabeth on the MountainRight now my friend Elizabeth Gore  of the UN Foundation is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. In her group which they’re calling Dos Locos are singer Lupe Fiasco, Jessica biel and Isabel Lucas.  After recovering for a muddy fall yesterday I just got word that their team is camped out at 16 thousand feet. Tonight they’ll get up at 2AM and climb to the summit. They will have 15 hours of climbing ahead of them to reach their goal. If all goes to plan the team should hit the summit around 9AM our time Tuesday! Here in DC we’re rootin for you Dos Locos. You can do it!

Elizabeth is part of Summit on the Summit. Environmentalist  Alexandra Cousteau of DC is also part of the big climb. It’s the project created by singer Kenna…an expedition that has brought celebrities together to raise awareness of the 1 billion worldwide that  lack access to clean drinking water.

Keep track with Elizabeth.. even see her heart rate and that of the other climbers via and through Twitter

Elizabeth and Team!

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