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Join for FREE and expand your professional network. You'll be invited to attend fabulous lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer (LGBTQ) professional networking social events at gay-friendly lounges in Washington, DC. Our members are hard-working people from a variety of disciplines such as military, government, banking, law, medicine, new media, interior or fashion design and communications. We all share the same desire to enjoy the company of like-minded professionals in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Our group is welcoming and inclusive, respectful of everyone under the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer (LGBTQ) rainbow and straight allies.

Build a stronger base of professional contacts. Share ideas and job possibilities, tap expertise, or meet potential clients or business partners. Benefit by making new connections and honing ideas. There are no membership dues to be a part of it. Nor are there referral expectations like BNI's. Just show up, meet new people, and have fun!

Founded by TJ Flavell, this group sets an exciting new paradigm. Established in summer 2014. it includes LGBTQ+ in the greater Washington, DC area. It's a new day, a new era, and this facilitates valuable connections for personal, professional, and business success.

You may join this cosmopolitan group regardless of where you reside, be it NoVA, DC, or Maryland, or wherever, you are welcome. Our events are the rage!

This group hosts a monthly networking social at an exciting venue in downtown DC. Join today for free to stay informed about these and other upcoming events.

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This Meetup is affiliated with the popular Go Gay DC - Metro DC's LGBTQ+ Community Hub (https://www.meetup.com/gogaydc/). You are welcome to join both.

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LGBTQ+ Community Brunch

Freddie's Beach Bar

**Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-lgbtq-community-brunch-tickets-254339274617 so we have an accurate guest count.**

The Go Gay DC brunch on the front patio @ Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant officially starts at 10 a.m. at Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant,[masked]rd St. S, Arlington, Virginia 22202.

Name tags will be provided. There's no cover charge, and there's no group tab. Simply order on your own on separate checks. About 20 LGBTQ+ folk are expected.

Freddie's Saturday brunch is quite the deal and very delicious. The all you can eat Diner-Style Breakfast Brunch Buffet for only $14.99 comes with one glass of champagne or one mimosa or a coffee or a tea or a soft drink.

Casual attire is fine.

Feel free to invite all your friends to join you there. Please be sure to tag any event photos on social with #gogaydc

Parking is usually available nearby on the residential side streets.

Metro Directions: Crystal City Metro is the closest Metro stop. When you arrive, go out the station, walk towards your left to 18th Street and then veer right and walk under the Route 1 overpass to Eads St. Turn left and walk to 23rd Street. Turn right. Freddie's is up 23rd Street just a block. Just look for the rainbow flags! The venue phone number is (703)[masked] in case you get lost.

Freddie's was voted the Best Virginia Bar by Washington Blade readers. Don't like a smoky bar? You are covered: Freddie's is a smoke-free establishment. (Ashtrays are provided outside the building if smoking is 'your thing').

Freddie's is Northern Virginia's only LGBTQ+, straight friendly restaurant and bar. It offers Happy Hour daily from 4-7 pm. https://www.freddiesbeachbar.com/

Go Gay DC is Washington DC's inclusive LGBTQ+ community hub focused on friendship, leadership, and service. Visit https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC

Arrive at any time that's convenient for you. Go Gay DC Leader TJ Flavell
(https://www.linkedin.com/in/tjflavell/) will be there to greet you.

PS - There's no need to print out and show me your Eventbrite ticket.

For more exciting events like this, stay tuned to Go Gay DC at https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/

This event is a safe, inclusive space for everyone under the rainbow. This event is for all ages. Remember to bring your ID, as everyone who wishes to drink alcohol is carded of course.

Yes, to help everyone stay healthy, Freddie's, just like most places, requires proof of vaccination to enter. You are also strongly encouraged to wear your most fabulous mask when not dining or drinking. If you haven't been fully vaccinated, have a cough, runny or stuffy nose, fatigue, sore throat, or headache, please just stay home. You can find a COVID-19 vaccine near you by searching on https://www.Vaccines.gov .

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