November 23, 2014, Hike and Light, Sunday 2pm
Join Bruce McBarnette and friends on a hike as we celebrate Bruce being selected as Master Athlete of the Year for his age group. This is the 11th year he has received the honor.
We will hike the Soapstone Valley trail to the historic Pierce Mill in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC. After the hike we visit the Washington DC Sukyo Mahikari Center were we will enjoy refreshments and where some of us will receive a relaxing, revitalizing form of energy called “light” from Sukyo Mahikari practitioners. Everything including the refreshments are free.
We will meet at 2pm at the Entrance to the Soapstone Valley Trail which is on Albemarle Street near the intersection of Albermarle and 32nd Street, about 450 feet east of Connecticut Avenue., NW. We will take the trail to Rock Creek and walk to Pierce Mill, a historic stone mill, and then return. The hike is about 2.4 miles and we should be done by 3:30pm.
After the hike, we will go to the Mahikari Center, which is around the corner from the entrance to the Soapstone Valley Trail at 4479 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008. The website is http://sukyomahikari.org ..
If you plan to come, RSVP with Bruce McBarnette at email@example.com or call Bruce at (703) 404-8429
Soapstone Valley Trail Entrance
November 14, 2014, Coffield Advisory Board Art Show, Friday 7 -10:00pm
In conjunction with Mr. Bruce McBarnette, Summit Connection, LLC, The Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center Advisory Committee presents the Inaugural Coffield Advisory Board Art Show.
Come out to see a variety of art featuring local artists from Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, Washington, DC & Virginia.
Artists: Jenne Glover, Michelle Potter, Keith Subani, Ishmawiyl Claiborne and Donna Shields-Drawing.
The artists will donate 30% of their sales to the Coffield Community Center Advisory Board Fund.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Admission is free and no RSVP is needed.
The community center address is 2450 Lyttonsville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
Thanks in advance for lending your support to this important event. We're looking forward to seeing you on November 14th.
Please feel free to contact Bruce McBarnette at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Bruce at (703) 404-8429.
Gwendolyn E. Coffield
November 7, 2014, Monte Carlo Night, Friday 6:30 to 11:00pm
Join Bruce McBarnette and the Rotary Clubs of Arlington for the 17th Annual Rotary Monte Carlo Night on FRIDAY, November 7, 2014. It will once again be at the beautiful Fairview Park Marriott. This black-tie optional evening of fun, food, excitement and prizes will again feature dancing to the wonderful 19 piece The Loudon Jazz Ensemble!
Monte Carlo Night provides the funds that the Rotary Clubs of Arlington, McLean, Dunn Loring and Tysons Corner use to benefit civic projects as well as dozens of students through their academic scholarships and vocational assistance funds. This includes assisting the Alzheimer's Family Day Care Center, the Pimmit Hills Senior Center and Alternative House Teen Shelter as well as providing college scholarships for graduating high school students. Your support will make a real difference in the lives of children and senior citizens in Northern Virginia.
Please feel free to contact Burt Heacock at email@example.com or call Bruce at (703) 404-8429.
Fairview Park Marriott
The Loudon Jazz Ensemble
Saturday, September 27 2014, Nature Hike, 1:30pm
Ivy Singles Princeton representative Bruce McBarnette is hosting a hike of Billy Goat Trail A to celebrate his setting a new USA record in the high jump for his age group at the USA Masters Track and Field Championships at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. All are invited. There is no cost.
3.6 mile hike. We will meet at 1:30pm at the water fountain that is across the street from Old Angler's Inn, 10801 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854. We will hike north on the C and O Canal and enter the north entrance of Billy Goat Trail A which will take us south back to our starting point. This hike is difficult if you have balance issues or fear of heights. Please wear hiking shoes/ boots, and bring water. Pets are not allowed. For more information and pictures of the trail visit http://www.midatlantichikes.com/id163.html.
Billy Goat Trail Loop A
Saturday, September 20 2014, US Capitol Tour, 9:30am
Bruce is organizing a tour of the US Capitol to celebrate his being selected by USA Track and Field as Masters Athlete of the Year for his age group.
We will meet at the Capitol Visitor Center at 9:30am. Tour begins at 9:50am. You may bring 2 guests.
Children are permitted. Pointed object, liquids, and food are not permitted.
For details about the tour and the items you can not bring into the Capitol, click here.
September 12, 2014, Friday, The Polio Art Reception at the Embassy of Macedonia,
2129 Wyoming Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20009, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Hosts: Bruce McBarnette, Esq. and Ingrid Parris-Hicklin, TV Show host
Sponsors: Embassy of Macedonia and Summit Connection LLC
Curator: Myra Maslowsky
Artists: Myra Maslowsky, Eloy Areu, Katie Ikeler, Stephanie Glover
Meet diplomats; artists; and the alumni of Princeton University, New York University, Johns Hopkins, and other universities. Enjoy wine, hor d’ouerves, a silent auction, and the art work of four artists. Learn about Macedonia. Dress is coat and tie for men, work attire for women.
30% of all art sales was donated to the Rotary Foundation Polioplus Fund, which has been fighting Polio around the world for several decades.
For more information or questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 777-7680.
Embassy of Macedonia
Saturday, June 28, 2014, Nature Hike, 2pm - 4:30pm
Join Bruce McBarnette, Princeton alumnus, and Cathy Broad, Johns Hopkins alumna, for a free nature hike on the C & O Canal and Billy Goat Trail! Sat. June 28th at 2:00-4:30 p.m.
3 mile hike. We will meet at the Angler's Inn, 10801 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854 and hike down the Brown Creeper Conn. and Donaldson Run trails to the Potomac Heritage trail, along the river for 1/2 to 3/4 mile, and back. At the start of the hike, there will be presentations about the geology and forestry of the area.
Please wear hiking shoes/ boots, and bring water.
June 27, 2014, Friday, The Bromley Dinner and Art Reception at the Embassy of Slovakia, 3523 International Court, Washington, DC 20008, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Produced by: Bruce McBarnette, Esq. and Summit Connection
Hosts: Bruce McBarnette, Esq., President of Summit Connection LLC; Ingrid Parris-Hicklin; TV show host; Roger Nakazawa, CEO of Ubi 1 LLC; Tina Blanchard; Chris Parks
Sponsors: Embassy of Slovakia; Summit Connection LLC
Curator: Myra Maslowsky
Artists: Phil Bolles, Stephanie Glover, Katie Ikeler, Linda Lowery
Enjoy a Slovakian dinner buffet prepared by the Embassy's Chef, including wine. Meet diplomats; artists; and the alumni of Princeton University, New York University, Johns Hopkins, and other universities. Enjoy the art of physiognomy (face reading), a silent auction, and the art work of four artists. Dress is coat and tie for men, work attire for women.
30% of the proceeds of the art sales will benefit the Bromley Mission of St. Davids Church which supports school girls in Liberia at the Bromley school.
Embassy of Slovakia
May 2, 2014, Friday, The Roger Nakazawa Art Reception at the Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Court, N.W., Washington, DC 20008, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Hosts: Beverly Burke, Former CBS anchor; Ingrid Parris-Hicklin, Host of TV Show called Ingrid's world; Chris Addison and Sylvia Ripley, owners of Addison/Ripley Art Gallery; and Bruce McBarnette, Esq., President of Summit Connection LLC.
Curator: Myra Maslowsky
Join Bruce, Beverly, Ingrid, and the alumni of Princeton University, New York University, and Johns Hopkins. Meet diplomats and actors. Enjoy wine, hor d'ouerves, the art of physiognomy (face reading), a silent auction, and the art work of six artists. Dress is coat and tie for men, work attire for women.
Beverly Burke, Former CBS anchor
Sunday, March 2, 2014, Potomac Overlook Nature Hike, 11am - 2pm
Join alumni from Princeton, NYU, Johns Hopkins; and hosts Bruce McBarnette, Cathy Broad, Melvin Morse and Joe Sabel for a free local nature awareness hike.
Potomac Overlook Regional Park
2845 N. Marcey Road, Arlington, VA 22207
park at tennis courts, meet at entrance gate
Bring good boots and water.
rsvp: Cathy Broad, email@example.com
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Saturday January 18, 2014, Screen Actors Guild Award Reception at the Embassy of Croatia, 6:00pm-10:30pm
2343 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20008
Host: Bruce Olvin McBarnette, Esq. and Ingrid Parris-Hicklin
Curator: Myra Maslowsky
Artists: Myra Maslowky and Normon Greene
Sponsored By: Summit Connection, Roger Nakazawa, and the Embassy of Croatia
SAG-AFTRA member and event host Bruce McBarnette with SAG-AFTRA member and WUSA reporter Debra Alfarone (2013).
Join SAG members and alumni from Princeton, John Hopkins, and New York University as we watch the Screen Actors Guild Award Ceremony broadcast live from Hollywood.
View art work; meet diplomats; and enjoy wine, refreshments, silent auction, and the art of physiognomy (face reading) performed by Gail Romiti.
See video about the 2014 SAG Award Reception. Click here.
Read about the 2013 SAG Award Reception. Click here.
Read about the 2012 SAG Award Reception. Click here.