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Cornicopia Bethesda (NIH lunch option!)


However, if you do work on that side of Bethesda you have some super options close by including Cornicopia – run by our good friend and food expert Ibo. Cornicopia is a wonderful place, Ibo sells a range of gourmet foods and he also serves up wonderful sandwiches and bits and bobs that are perfect for lunch. So, check it out and tell him that his friends from Bethesda Actually sent you his way.


Children’s Inn at NIH Bethesda Celebrates New Park!

We just wanted to congratulate all the staff and volunteers involved with the Children’s Inn on the opening of the new park facility. It will be an important addition for the sick kids getting treatment at NIH. The Inn’s CEO,Kathy L. Russell,  noted in a release :

“The Inn is extremely grateful to all our supporters who helped donate and build the new park and play area…Our mission is to provide a safe, comforting environment for children and their families. Your generosity and kindness has allowed us to fulfill that mission.”

Fundraiser for Children’s Inn at NIH


Just saw that the Bethesda Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA Bethesda) announced their next annual Gala in support of the Children’s Inn at NIH. The gala, it seems, is the largest fundraiser for the Inn.

For those of you not familiar with the Inn it is a privately funded hospitality house at NIH. Its mission is to provide a “home away from home” for their seriously ill young residents. Details of the annual fundraiser are as follows:

Date: April 14, 2012
Time:6:30 pm. – Midnight
Location: Ritz-Carlton Tyson’s Corner
1700 Tysons Boulevard
McLean, Va. 22102
More info can be found at www.childrensinngala.org/

Have you been to this event before? Do you know much about the Children’s Inn? Please feel free to share your thoughts below!

Sharing some NIH news re: Lilit Cafe

Folks, just wanted to pass this along:

Good News for NIH Staff.

Lilit Cafe

7921 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814


Lilit Cafe is offering 10% Discount to all NIH Staff Members.

Congratulations to the AFCEA for a Terrific Children’s Inn at NIH Benefit

The AFCEA held their 12th annual fundraising ball for the Children’s Inn at NIH and once again raised lots of money for a worthy cause. If you did not get a chance to attend the evening you can see some pictures here and add your contribution here.

Congratulations AFCEA and keep up the good charitable work!