Support Business Growth in Deanwood 
and Ward 7

Join us and see what people are doing to help expand and revitalize independently owned and operated businesses in Far Northeast. DHMS fosters collaborative efforts among community residents, business owners, city officials, business development experts and other stakeholders to provide resources that improve the quality of business operations and support job creation in Deanwood, Deanwood Heights and throughout the Ward 7 community.

Summer - Fall

DHMS Proudly Announces
the Ward 7 Business and Community Festival
Presented by the Ward 7 Business Partnership

A Day of Fun and Festivity!

When:  Saturday, September 6, 2014   From: 11:00am until 3:00pm
Where: Minnesota Ave Unity Care Site
             3924 Minnesota Ave NE | Front Parking Lot, Washington, DC

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Our thanks to all our co-sponsors and friends. We look forward to seeing you at this exciting event.

Businesses may use this mail-in Vendor Registration Form:

register

 

DHMS directly assists businesses and coordinates sustainable community-driven revitalization efforts in our business district. Our commercial revitalization efforts are organized and led by local volunteers and community development professionals. Our services are offered free of charge to businesses in the Deanwood and Ward 7 community.

 

START IT IN 7: WARD 7 ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

SAVE THE DATE! MARCH 17-22, 2014

Ward 7 Week

 

SAVE THE DATE! MARCH 17-22, 2014

In Focus:

- Starting Your Own Business - Small Business Development - Business Networking - Retail Opportunities - Space Finding - Creative Economy

WARD 7 ENTREPRENEURSHIP Week

http://planning.dc.gov/ward7week

 

DHMS 2014 Annual Meeting: Celebrating 5 Years of Service to the Community

When:  Friday, February 7, 2014   From: 6:00pm until 8:30pm
Where: Ward 7 DC Department of Employment Services
             4058 Minnesota Ave NE | Community Room, Washington, DC

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Our thanks to alll our friends and partners who atteded our Annual Meeting. We look forward to seeing you at next year's Annual Meeting - Stay Tuned.

DHMS directly assists businesses and coordinates sustainable community-driven revitalization efforts in our business district. Our commercial revitalization efforts are organized and led by local volunteers and community development professionals. Our services are offered free of charge to businesses in the Deanwood and Ward 7 community.

 

FY 2014 Great Streets Initiative Grants

Applicants: Congratulations and stay tuned for award information

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The Office of the Deputy Mayor will be awarding individual grants up to a maximum of $85,000 each to support and foster growth among DC small businesses in Deanwood and in other areas throughout Ward 7 and the District of Columbia.

Grant funds may be utilized to reimburse the grantee for capital expenditures that improve the grantee's business property.

 

Big Opportunity for Ward 7 Minority Contractors: Turner School of Construction Management Registration 2014

When:  Wednesdays, March 19 - May 14  from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Where: Howard University - School of Business -  2nd Floor Auditorium
             2600 6th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009

Free Parking Available After 5 PM.

Registration Website:

http://www.turnerschool.eventbrite.com

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WACIF - Monthly Training and Events

When:  Every Month in 2014
From:   Usually from 12:00pm until 3:00pm
Where: Presented by: WACIF   
           Washington Area Community Investment Fund at:   
           Various locations in Ward 7

Topics include Business Plan Development - A business plan is your road map to growth and success! Learn the steps to developing a successful business plan that will stimulate your thinking, organize your thoughts and identify areas which need more work.

For more information: 202-529-5505, Please RSVP:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SCORE DC: Small Business Loans Workshop

When:  the first Wednesday of each month in 2014
From:   9:30am until 10:30am
Where: SCORE DC
            740 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor

The Community Express loan program ranges from $5,000 to $350,000 and combines financial and technical assistance to enable small and home-based business owners to access business loans instead of consumer loans. This workshop is Free.

For more information: 202-272-0390
or visit our website: http://washingtondc.score.org/localworkshops

 

DSLBD PRESENTS: Monthly Training Courses

When:  Throughout 2014   From: 1:00pm until 4:00pm
Where: 441 4th Street, NW -  11th Floor South, conference room 
             One Judiciary Square NW, Washington, DC

Training that will help your business grow and succeed. To stay up to date and to get the current schedule, contact: Katina Bolden, Staff Assistant

 Phone: 202-727-3900 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it