Event : A Special Lecture by Vivek Kundra, Chief Technology Office, District of Columbia
Date : Thursday, Feburary 19, 2009
Time : 7:00-9:00 PM
Description: CTO, Vivek Kundra, will speak about the current state of technology in the District of Columbia, and changes to expect in the near future. There will also be a brief presentation about Byte Back by students and Board Members, as well as an opportunity for the presenting sponsor to address the audience. The lecture will be preceded by an elegant reception with wine, and hors d-oeuvres. A photographer will document the event. This event is free to the public, and will be well publicized. Vivek Kundra was appointed by Mayor Adrian M. Fenty to the Cabinet post of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the District of Columbia. His office has over 600 staff and provides technology services and leadership for 86 agencies, 38,000 employees, residents, businesses, and millions of visitors. Before Kundra came to the District, Governor Timothy M. Kaine appointed him Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Technology for the Commonwealth of Virgi! nia, the first dual cabinet role in the state's history.  Kundra is considered one of government's most forward-thinking CIOs.
Call : Kelley Ellsworth
Website : www.byteback.org
Sponsoring Organization : Byte Back, Inc.
Admission : Free to public


Event : Black Tie & Tails Gala: 007 - The Dog Who Loved Me
Date : February 14, 2009
Time : 7:30 - 11:00PM
Description: The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria presents "007 - The Dog Who Loved Me" --  the 5th Annual Black Tie and Tails Gala.  An homage to James Bond spy thrillers, this event gathers dog fanciers and their canine friends for an elegant evening out on the town.  Enjoy complimentary wine and beer, hors d'oeuvres and desserts for the human attendees; dancing to music by Charlene Cochran & the Fifth Avenue Band; dog buffet featuring gourmet treats; mutt-ini Bar serving safe, signature "mock-tails" for canine attendees; professional commemorative photos using green screen technology; an exclusive, limited live auction; pet friendly vendors;  James Bond trivia; and more! Location is the  Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites,  625 First Street, Old Town Alexandria, complimentary parking in the hotel garage.  All proceeds from the event will benefit the programs and services of Animal Welfare League of Alexandria.  For your invitation! , log onto the web site or call 703/838-4774.
Call : 703/838-4774
Website : www.alexandriaanimals.org
Sponsoring Organization : Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
Admission : $150/person, $275/couple