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Famous Friday Round Up


Weather: Lay on the sunscreen and throw on your sunglasses, this weekend is bringing blue skies! Saturday will be at a high of 88, looking mostly sunny with some cloud cover in the early evening. Sunday brings temperatures as high as 95 with bright sunny skies for the majority of the day.

Awesome events you can attend this weekend: Capital Wine & Cider Fest; Film Viewing of Nine to Five at Farragut Square; Shop at the Eastern Market; Take a DC Night Bike Tour; Launch Pad Finale at the Union Market; Get Free Ice Cream at Ice Cream Jubilee Cart


Rest in Peace to Foley Alabama native, University of Alabama Alum, and Oakland Raiders legend, Kenny “The Snake” Stabler; Wanted: Tech Nerds on the Hill; In appreciation of a woman making a lace collar for RGB, an elegant thank you note was graciously returned; Obama sets out to declare 3 new national monuments across America


José Andrés says sayonara to restaurant deal with Trump; DC’s favorite panda, Tai Shan is a pre-teen!; Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is empowering small businesses and getting good grades; Best intern video this summer so far? We think so. #AshleighGrant; First Lady gives the State Dining Room a makeover- casual;  DC coffee shops have a bone to pick, possibly with you; Why DC and deodorant companies should be best friends


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Famous birthday wishes for: Alex SailerPatrick O’BrienFelipe RiveroJudy ChuScott GarrettLindsey GrahamTom McClintockJack CullenJulie Kunzman; Dan NewhouseEdward Markey; Kyra Brown;  Danny DiazMike PaskoStef Petropoulos; Madison PaulkBetty McCollum; Kyrsten SinemaPaige LaRueBlair PembletonJake StearnsColin St-VilMacenzie PetersCaroline HalabySean McMorrowKenny AmesRicky TrotmanKatie PavlichKevin WalkerKenny DayJack SmedileMichael MarinaccioGarrett GraffAnne Schroeder


Thad Moore: Great intern or GREATEST intern?; Reggie Love is kicking ass and taking names; Give journalist Judy Kurtz a high five today; Thanks Patrick O’Brien for always giving us a good laugh; Thumbs up Caleb Smith; Props to Maddie Temoyan for being an epic FDC follower; Shout out to Tom Clees for keeping up with FDC; Epic photography skills Zach Lewkowicz; Heads up Richard Cunningham! Your wife is going to cancel the SEC Network if you don’t call your cardiologist


Ted Peterson joins the National Republican Congressional Committee as Deputy Digital Director; Lisa Desjardins is named Political Director at PBS NewsHour; other PBS promotions: P.J. Tobia and Frank Carlson as producers, Alexis Cox as segment unit producer, and Corinne Segal as a reporter/producer on the arts team; Rebecca Haller moves to POLITICO as the newly appointed Director of Audience Insights; Stephanie Losee, also at POLITICO is named Executive Director of Custom Content; At the White House: Keith Maley has been promoted to Director of Regional Media; Katie Hill is the new Assistant Press Secretary; Pat Cunnane has been named Deputy Director of Message Planning and Senior Writer; Valentina Pereda is the new Deputy Director of Hispanic Media; Brian Gabriel has been named Press Assistant and Wrangler; Congrats to Andrew Ricci– the new Vice President at LEVICK Communications; Bob Brennan joins The McClatchy Company as the Director of Political and Advocacy Partnerships.


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