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We invite you and your friends to attend this happy community social and business networking event to "bridge divides, create opportunities, build community, end poverty and facilitate conversations".... Let's Meetup for Conversations over lunch (self-pay) on the 3rd Sundays of each month to meet new contacts and develop new friendships and community allies!


This is an opportunity to make new contacts, interesting people you may not otherwise meet in person. The community context and the momentum of having this community event at the same time and place on the 3rd Sundays of each month at noon saves time in scheduling one day a month to followup on new contacts, to develop new relationships and to explore new possibilities for advancement on new projects and for mutual support. Express your enthusiasm to the co-organizers and followup if you have some time to invest in expanding your capabilities, gaining new project experiences, bridging divides, building community and creating opportunities to contribute to the quality of life in the DC area.

WHEN: 12:30PM TO 2:30PM on the third Sundays of each month. (you are able to continue networking conversations to dinner time)

WHERE: One Fish Two Fish Asian Restaurant, 2423 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC 20037

ADMISSION: $5 donation to nonprofit (online); (Suggested $10. cash at door subject to availability. Self-pay for food/drinks you order.) Thank you for your support!

Let's build a friendlier and happier community together with other members of the Friendship Archway Network, Allies Networks and AlliesDC! Enjoy lunch or drink (self-pay) with your neighbors, business owners, investors, professionals, community builders, women allies, nonprofit allies, housing advocates, spiritual/enlightenment allies, GW alumni, Asian Americans and other members of the Friendship Archway Network, Allies Network, Allies Building Community, Allies Realty and Capital Professional Network.

There will be networking conversations over lunch to start, followed by a round of self introductions to the group, followed by more interpersonal networking after lunch. You can sit at one or many tables: enjoy lunch with those interested in better health, more joy, friendship, collaboration to end poverty, professional development, prosperity and other topics. Exchange ideas on how people can be truly helpful to each other. Appreciate each other. Learn about new projects!

SAVE your 3rd Sundays for networking with new contacts face to face, practice social skills and new ways of being and community service. Followup small group meetings for volunteers and community builders may be held at Capital Professional Center, 2423 Pennsylvania Ave. NorthWest, first floor conference room, DC 20037 (Location is less than 2 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro, blue line). Please let the co-organizers know if you may be interested in joining other community builders volunteering to move exciting projects forward.

The Friendship Archway Network includes friends and allies interested in personal, economic, spiritual and community advancement. Come and meet people who want to make a difference! You will also meet participants from: http://www.meetup.com/AsianAmericans/ , http://www.meetup.com/socialentrepreneurs/ , http://dailyappreciations.net , http://www.meetup.com/ITprofessionals/, www.meetup.com/Chinatown/, (http://www.meetup.com/ChinatownDC/,) www.meetup.com/webdevelopers/, www.meetup.com/coaching/, www.meetup.com/freelancers/, meetup.com/alliesDC/ and other members of the Friendship Archway Network.

This is a good opportunity to make new contacts, gain valuable new information, connect with resources, identify prospects, develop community support, give back, build bridges, undo fear, ignorance and causes of suffering. Be part of the solution in the community, build relationships to expand your possibilities and resources and build your network. For more info see www.archway2.org.

It is free to sign up here in this group for reminders. Invest in a better future and mark your calendar so we can introduce to you to new contacts each month on the 3rd Sundays. This is also a good way to stay in touch with friends, old and new. Save third Sundays noon on for advancement and expanding capabilities.

Parking is free on streets on Sundays if you can find it. Better to come by public transportation (DC Circulator or Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro Subway which are about one to two blocks away.

This program is organized by volunteers, changemakers, social entrepreneurs, GWU alum and residents like you. Our mission is to extend joy and friendship by developing allies and friends, locally and globally for Chinatown DC, for Washington D.C. and for America! Come and help to build One City! Help build Community Spirit! Help bridge cultural, economic, digital and other divides in downtown Washington D.C., Help create opportunities and end poverty by engaging in conversations for possibilities, opportunities and action!

The photo and logo is the largest single span Friendship Archway monument called for and developed by ABC leadership with Wash. DC government, and erected in 1986 at 7 and H Street NW, Wash. DC, next to the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station exit. It is a call for friendship among people of diverse backgrounds. Sooner or later we will manifest what we hold in mind, so please join us to manifest the Spirit of Friendship, Joy and Appreciation in the community! visit: http://www.archway2.org

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Online Networking, 3rd Sundays -- Washington, DC [ZOOM Virtual Meetup]

Online virtual meeting ***Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be hosting our 3rd Sunday Meetup for Conversations online virtually via Zoom.com until further notice. You will not be required to make a $5 donation to participate in this online Meetup. It is free for you, your guests and Meetup members. Please register in advance for our 1:00pm Online Meetup on July 19, 2020 via Zoom. Click this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g For the last 20+ years, we co-organized in-person Meetups every 3rd Sunday. We have created opportunities for many people in the greater Washington DC area to make new contacts and extend joy, friendship and prosperity. We have enjoyed many conversations over lunch and worked together on many exciting community projects with many people from diverse backgrounds. This 3rd Sunday Meetup for Conversations will be online, a virtual Meetup on July 19,2020 at 1pm ET. We hope that you will join us and experiment with us on Sunday, July 19, 2020. We still look forward to providing you with the same opportunities to network, to make new contacts, and to explore the possibility of working together harmoniously to achieve extraordinary results. Let’s come together, learn together and succeed together online! REGISTRATION LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Details WHY ATTEND? When you attend this event, you will... • Connect face to face with a diverse group of people interested in personal, economic, spiritual and community development. • Move closer to your current goals taking this action step once a month • Extend and build your network of local allies and friends • Accelerate your professional development through interpersonal interactions • Invest in building a better future for all -- One City, One Future EVENT AGENDA Please join us promptly at 1:00pm for our Meetup July 19, 2020 via Zoom We will... • Express appreciation • Introduce ourselves to the group (if you wish) • Network virtually REGISTRATION LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information to join the meeting. FAQ's If you have any questions, please email [masked] and/or [masked]. Thank you!

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Online Networking, 3rd Sundays -- Washington, DC [ZOOM Virtual Meetup]

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