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Get Your Tickets for EWB-DC’s 3rd Annual Gala: March 24th, 2017

Get Your Tickets for EWB-DC’s 3rd Annual Gala: March 24th, 2017

On Friday, March 24th, the chapter will hold its Third Annual Spring Gala. The 21 and over, semi-formal event will be held at the beautiful Josephine Butler Parks Center in Washington, DC from 8pm- 12 am. The event will include an open bar with beer and wine, dancing, and a silent auction. This is our largest fundraiser of the year.…
 
El Salvador Post-2016 Trip Update

El Salvador Post-2016 Trip Update

Last September, EWB-DC returned to Santa Clara, El Salvador. EWB-DC was represented by Gabe, Eric, Iliana, and Jess, all of whom traveled to Santa Clara for the first time. The six day visit was the first trip to the community since early 2015. While the main objectives of the trip were to conduct monitoring and evaluation of the water system,…
 
Construction Continues in Cameroon

Construction Continues in Cameroon

On January 28, EWB-DC will be saying bon voyage to four friends as they begin the (long) journey to the Northwest Region of Cameroon. This is the seventh EWB-DC group to travel to Mbokop…we just can’t get enough! Gabe Illingworth and Aileen Craig are returning to the community as veteran travelers while Eric Tilden and Kim Fellenz will be experiencing…
 
Giving Tuesday, and All Other Days

Giving Tuesday, and All Other Days

Between Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, online retailers raked in over $5.3 billion in sales in two days alone. Cyber Monday added an additional $3.4 billion on top of that, a new record, for a total of over $8.7 billion in sales. This only online, and does not include any sales in stores on those days. While the deals are…
 
Panama DC United Soccer Fundraiser 10/16 & Traveler Recruitment

Panama DC United Soccer Fundraiser 10/16 & Traveler Recruitment

Join the Panama Team to help us construct a library/tech center in the Rincón, Panama in 2017.  We are recruiting volunteers for multiple implementation trips in 2017!  We are holding a series of information meetings and training sessions beginning on October 13th in the Science and Engineering Hall at George Washington University and at Montgomery College over the last two…
 
Become an EWB-DC Chapter Officer! Now accepting nominations!

Become an EWB-DC Chapter Officer! Now accepting nominations!

WE NEED NEW OFFICERS! 1 year term begins in October.  If you are interested in any position please send 1 paragraph about who you are and why you’re interested in the position to president@ewb-dc.org by OCT 14TH. PRESIDENT The EWB-DC President heads the chapter leadership committee in its vision to manage and expand chapter capacity to deliver impactful and sustainable…