July 2010
  Can 2010 really be half over? I don't know about you, but to me, time seems to fly by these days >>> more
July Chapter Meeting – Words, Meet Mouth
  From opening remarks at fundraising events to toasts at dinners with foreign dignitaries, Matt Teper is Vice President Joe Biden’s guy to put the words in his mouth, on the record. >>> more
Ann Wylie Writing Workshop Wrap-Up
  Ann Wylie came to town last month to present Robust, Readable and Riveting: Writing that Compels in the Age of Now!
>>> more
And coming in August…
  IABC/DC Metro gears up for one of the hottest events of the year: the Annual Networking and Resume Review/Career Counseling Night. >>> more
Congratulations to One of Our Own
  Former chapter president Marilyn Keyes has been named chair of the IABC Research Foundation for 2010–2011. >>> more
Speaking of the Research Foundation
  please respond to a web-based survey that is part of an IABC sponsored (and funded) research project studying the structure of the communication department and its relationship to organizational processes >>> more
Save the Date: Silver Inkwell Awards
  Mark you calendars now for the 2010 Silver Inkwell Awards Banquet, October 26 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, Md. >>> more
Welcome—and Welcome Back—New and Renewing Members!
  Meet the folks who have chosen to join or renew their association membership. >>> more
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Ann Wylie presents to a full house at last month's writing workshop
Anne Wylie presents to a “full house” at last month’s writing workshop. photo: Shonali Burke, ABC

Upcoming EVents

Chapter Meeting:
Vice-Presidential Speechwriter Matt Teper

Date: July 15, 2010
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Hamilton Crowne Plaza
1001 14th Street, NW
(Intersection of K and 14th, NW)
Downtown DC


Independents Lunch
Date: July 27, 2010
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Mai Thai
1200 19th St NW
Downtown DC


Chapter Meeting:

Date: August 12, 2010
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
7400 Wisconsin Ave. (One Bethesda Center)
Bethesda, Md.