Posts Tagged ‘Holidays’

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Department of the Interior, 2004

D.C. Council Gift Grab Time!

It's that time of year again—city legislators are handing out trinkets to their colleagues. Here's what LL's got on this year's haul...
Jim Graham, Ward 1: individualized gifts. Some got old-fashioned Christmas tree ornaments.
Jack Evans, Ward 2: his bobbleheads, signed and numbered
Mary Cheh, Ward 3: custom 18-month calendars featuring pictures of all the councilmembers

No More Emancipation Day for D.C. Workers?

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is quietly moving to kill a perk enjoyed by D.C. employees, if not by D.C. residents.
That would be a paid day off for Emancipation Day, which falls on April 16. The day has been treated as public holiday since 2005, though in 2005 and 2006 it fell during weekends. The past [...]