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25th of August 2017

National Capital Bank Recognized for Community Service

National Capital Bank, a CHAMPS Gold Member, was recognized by the Independent Community Bankers Association (ICBA) for its strong commitment and involvement with our Capitol Hill community. Learn more about the honorable mention in the full article from The Hill Rag HERE.

24th of August 2017

How do you create repeat purchases?

As Capitol Hill continues to grow and build our storefront retail and service industry, newcomers and long time stores alike must keep in mind the keys to turning a one time customer into a second, third and forever return customer. My rule as Partner at Realignment Studio is to meet the first time customer where […]

21st of August 2017

Two Lions Antiques & Interiors Celebrates 33 Years

Two Lions Antiques & Interiors at 507 11th St. SE is celebrating the 33rd anniversary of the shop. Janet Crowder, the owner and  interior designer, has had a beautiful shop that features contemporary mirrors and lamps, as well as a carefully selected inventory of antique furniture and accessories. Janet also offers interior design and decorating […]

15th of August 2017

Paul Rivas Outlines Help for Capitol Hill Children

CHAMPS Member Paul Rivas has written an informative article for Hill Rag helping neighborhood parents identify when their children might benefit from professional guidance and who on Capitol Hill can help.  Check out the full article below or as orginally printed HERE.   ****** Your Kid Needs Help, But Who You Gonna Call? Thu, 08/10/2017 […]

10th of August 2017

Labyrinth Games & Puzzles Sponsors WashingCon

DC’s OWN GAME CONVENTION GROWS FOR THIRD YEAR SEPTEMBER 9 and 10, 2017 WashingCon offers a weekend of board, card, and other games for the growing tabletop gaming community.   Washington, DC (August 8, 2017): The third annual WashingCon tabletop game convention comes to the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, Saturday and Sunday, September […]

31st of July 2017

Member Spotlight: Mangialardo’s Wins Best Italian Sub in D.C!

The Washington Post recently confirmed what Capitol Hill loyals have long known…Mangialardo’s makes THE BEST Italian Sub in Washington, D.C!  Check out the full article HERE.

24th of July 2017

Member Spotlight: Music on the Hill Honored

Congratulations to CHAMPS Member Music on the Hill for being honored as One of Top 100 Music Stores in America by National Association of Music Merchants and top three finalist for Top Emerging Dealer Award.  Please read full post from Hill Rag/Capital Community News below.  LINK HERE. ************* Music on the Hill Top Three Finalist […]

20th of July 2017

Fair Criminal Screening for Housing Act

The DC Office of Human Rights has requested CHAMPS post the following message for property managers and landlords.  On April 7, 2017 , the Fair Criminal Record Screening Amendment for Housing Act of 2016 was passed. This new law restricts when and how covered housing providers can ask about criminal background on rental applications and […]

Member Spotlight: Atlas Fitness Joins Forces with DCPS

Below Member Spotlight Article from Hill Rag / Capital Community News.  Find original article here. Atlas Fitness Joins Forces with DCPS to Help Reduce Delinquency Wed, 07/19/2017 – 9:12am BY PATTIE CINELLI Atlas Fitness Youth Engagement Coaches working with students of Kelley Miller Middle Schools elective period if which the Atlas team supports its in-house […]

11th of July 2017

All Things Parking

When I first came into my role as Executive Director for CHAMPS I was honestly quite surprised that the issue of parking came up almost immediately…and then continued to arise.  I’ve heard from business owners seeking greater access to parking for themselves, their employees, and their customers.  I’ve heard from residents who live in close […]