Target America is a 10,000 foot interactive exhibit that is in the midst of a nationwide tour. Van Reiner, the President and CEO of the Maryland Science Center was here with more about the exhibit. And joining him was Sean Fearns, the Museum Director of the DEA Museum.
Farm to table is a term you're probably familiar with. But, what about field to vase? Buying local and seasonal flowers is also a good way to go green and reduce your environmental impact. Tobie Whitman, the founder and CEO of Little Acres Flowers was here to show us some spring arrangements using local and seasonal flowers.
This weekend, the DC's Chapter is hosting it's eighth annual Walk to End Lupus Now. All proceeds from the event provide free support and services for those living with lupus. Jessica Gilbart (The President and CEO, DMV Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America) and Erin Kelley (Founder, Burger of the Week Club) joined us on set. And Patty Richey, who had been living with lupus for five years was here too.
And this year's lineup brings back several crowd pleasing series like "The Lighter Side" and "Justice Matters." There's also a new foodie series called "Feast Your Eyes." Tony Gittens, the festival's director, was on set to tell us more about what's in store for this year's festival.
Mya Widmyer, the show manager for the tour, joined us to talk about the event. It's happening today and tomorrow at the Sheraton Hotel. 80% of the proceeds benefit families with a loved one fighting cancer. Mya also brought a few models to showcase some of the donated gowns.
Debbie Allen, Emmy-award winning choreographer, actress, producer, director, and "So You Think You Can Dance" judge, joined us to talk about the auditions she is holding for her upcoming show, "Brothers of the Knight."
National Grilled Cheese Day is this Saturday, and just in time to celebrate the holiday, Washington's first grilled cheese restaurant was here with us. Grilled Cheese DC will open it doors tomorrow. And today, Bruce Klores, the owner of GCDC was here to show off some of their specialty gourmet sandwiches.
Photos are everywhere! They appear on mugs, pillows, and even wallpaper. Personalzied items make great gifts. But, if you don't have an organized photo collection, creating photo gifts can be a daunting task. Certified personal photo organizer, Megan McCourt, was here to help us organize our photo collections so we can start enjoying them again, just in time for Mother's Day.
And that means the bride and groom must thank their guests. But, how do you show your appreciation? Should it be a hand-written thank you note? If so, when should those be sent? To answer these questions and more, Etiquette Expert Mary Crane was here with her tips to showing your gratitude.