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The Greater Washington Urban League, Inc. (GWUL) Holds Its Third Annual Decades Party ‘It’s the Party of the Year Baby’

October 28, 2009

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ — The Greater Washington Urban League Celebrates 71 Years of Community Service

    WHO:    Greater Washington Urban League, Inc. (GWUL); Maudine R. Cooper
            (President and CEO, GWUL), Celebrity Host Tommy Davidson
            (Comedian, TV & Screen Star) and guest appearances by other local
            celebrities.

    WHAT:   The Greater Washington Urban League's, Third Annual Decades Party.
            Highlighting the evening is a special tribute contest to the King
            of Pop, Michael Jackson, a raffle and great prizes. There will
            also be a variety of contests held throughout the evening
            including a Hand Dance contest, a Best Dressed for the decade
            contest and a Best Hairstyle contest. Upon arrival guests will
            receive star treatment by getting their picture taken on the
            Red Carpet. For ticket information on this event visit the
            League's website at www.gwul.org, or call 202-265-8200 ext.
            290. All proceeds go to GWUL programs.

    SPONSORS:   Advance Cash, Capital Press Club, Care First, Chevron
                Corporation, Enterprise Community Foundation, George
                Washington University, Giant, Fandango Productions,
                FedEx Office, Flow Entertainment, LLC, Sodexo, Southwest
                Airline, Thursday Network and Walmart.

    WHEN:       Saturday, October 31, 2009
                7:00pm - midnight
                7:00pm - midnight - Vendors Marketplace

    WHERE:      Walter E. Washington Convention Center
                801 L Street, NW
                Washington, DC 20001
                Main Number: 202-249-3000
                Event Hotline: 202-249-3400

    WHY:       Now in its 71st year, the Greater Washington Urban
               League continues to provide a wide range of services
               including education, employment and training; health
               promotion; food and utility assistance and housing and
               community development, serving more than 65,000 persons
               annually.
               The mission of the League is "to increase the economic and
               political empowerment of African Americans and other
               minorities and to help all Americans share equally in the
               responsibilities and rewards of full citizenship." The
               League is one of more than 100 affiliates of the National
               Urban League, and is a member agency of the United Way of the
               National Capital Area. For more information please visit
               www.gwul.org.

    PRESS CONTACT:  Robyn Wilkes (rwilkes@gwul.org), 202-265-8200 x 250
    EVENT INFO CONTACT:  Claudette Perry, 202-265-8200 x 290 or visit
    www.gwul.org

SOURCE Greater Washington Urban League, Inc.


Source: newswire



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