Monday, March 17, 2008

Miriam's Kitchen Benefit Thursday; Last Week for NSAL Show

This is the last week to view the exhibition of paintings by the 19 regional winnners of the National Society of Arts and Letters' 2007 watercolor painting competition. The competition was won by Washington D.C.'s Jenny Davis for her "Portrait of Tess."

If you come on Thursday, you can also benefit Miriam's Kitchen, a Foggy Bottom food bank and counseling center for the homeless. On Thursday, March 20, NGK is joining several other business on the 1500 and 1600 blocks of U Street for a night of shopping and community support. Individual businesses will serve as drop-off points for donations of clothing and other essential items to benefit the clients that Miriam's Kitchen serves. Drop off your new or "gently used" blue jeans at Nevin Kelly Gallery between 6 and 9 p.m. Other participating businesses, and the donations items to be collected there, include:

Caramel 1603 U Street NW (Men's Underwear)
Habitat 1510 U Street NW (Men's Socks)
Moojoo Ken 1512 U Street NW (Deodorant)
Nana 1528 U Street NW (Vitamins)
RCKNDY 1515 U Street NW (Razors)
Wild Women Wear Red 1512 U Street NW (Hotel-Sized Bottles of Shampoo/Lotion)

Most of the businesses will be donating 10 percent of all sales to Miriam's Kitchen.

The event runs from 6 to 9 PM.

Contact Caramel boutique at or 202-265-1930 for more information.

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