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Hot off the press! The September Capitol Hill Village News


Arghhh – where do I start with downsizing?!?!

Thursday, September 27 from 10 am–1 pm at The Hill Center

Sponsored by the Jeanne, Phil and Meg Team at Compass – learn from downsizing and organizing experts how to get ready years, months or days before a move to a smaller space.

• How to reduce and organize
• How to get the most from your collectibles on the re-sale market
• How to manage your papers and sanity through it all

Whether you are downsizing next week or next decade – learn how to start today.

Free and Open to the Public

RSVP: info@capitolhillvillage.org or call (202) 258 0760


















CHV Health Exploratorium

Capitol Hill Village, with support from the DC Department of Health, the Capitol Hill Community Foundation, and Wegmans, will host a three-day Health Exploratorium on September 24–26 at Capitol Hill Towers 900 G Street, NE. The program will run from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.

The wellness expo will leverage community partnerships to promote wellness and healthy aging. Demonstrations will highlight CHV affinity groups and wellness programs, as well as partner organizations including the YMCA. The program will highlight resources available to CHV members and the broader community, and will include daily wellness activities such as yoga, line dancing, balance and flexibility demonstrations, lectures, health screenings, and offerings from vendors:

• Learn how to line dance for the health of it
• Practice meditation for a change in spirit
• Glaucoma screenings
• Learn how to keep/improve your sexual health as a senior
• Participate in cooking demonstrations
• Senior aerobics — feel healthier, be stronger
• Learn about medical insurance options for seniors
• Daily demonstrations, door prizes, and lots of activities!

In CHV’s continued efforts to broaden knowledge related to wellness, outreach will include friends at Capitol Hill Towers, Arthur Capper, Townhomes of Capitol Hill, Delta Towers, and the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence.

RSVP to TLEE@capitolhillvillage.org
Capitol Hill Towers, 900 G Street NE, Washington DC 20002
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

CLICK HERE to download a PDF flyer you can share with friends.


Your Input is Still Needed on Dockless Bikes and Electric Scooters

Washington DC has undertaken a trial period of permits for dockless bike and electric scooter companies. These new transportation options provide a low cost, healthy, environmentally friendly and fun way to travel in the city. As managers of the pilot, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) continues to study the value, challenges and viability of the pilot. This includes the potential impact on pedestrian safety, for older adults and residents of all ages.

DDOT has extended the pilot until the end of August and continues to collect input from residents about how the trial is working. In June, CHV members and volunteers joined in a spirited discussion about dockless bikes and scooters and their impact on pedestrians, especially older adults, persons with disabilities, and others who use a mobility device such as a cane, walker, or wheelchair.

CLICK HERE to download a PDF with information on how to share your opinions about the dockless pilot.


Message for Gmail users: It has come to our attention that Gmail users may not be receiving all of our emails about CHV events and announcements. If you have Gmail and would like to read these messages, please be sure to check your spam folder. It will also help for you to add info@capitolhillvillage.org as a contact. We are working on this issue and hope to have it resolved soon. Thank you for your patience.

The transition to a new IT system continues: CHV staff is in the process of learning and launching a new computer system. Please bear with us as we navigate this transition. Call the office at 202-543-1778 or email us at info@capitolhillvillage.org.


Capitol Hill Village is celebrating our 10th Anniversary! Friends and 10th anniversary honorees offer reflections about Capitol Hill Village in this video. Click here to view.


Thank you to our 2018 Gala sponsors! Click this link to see them.



The Capitol Hill Village CFC number is 55474
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The first we heard the proposal for Capitol Hill Village, my wife and I deeply understood the value to our neighbors and ourselves. Support of the Village as financial contributors and volunteers is an investment in our independence.

CHV is proud to have been selected for the 2015-2016 Catalogue for Philanthropy

The Capitol Hill Village United Way number is 8066

CHV is proud to have been selected for a Grant from the MAXIMUS Foundation

Valuable Benefit for CHV Members!
CHV members receive a discount on Sport and Health Capitol Hill Membership fee. Sport and Health Gym is
the former Results the Gym, located at
3rd and I Streets SE, near Garfield Park.
(Click here for more info)
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