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Free Digital Edge Expo at Convention Center, Sep 18 & 19, 2004
By Alex Padro
Sep 18, 2004, 11:53

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NBC4-TV's annual free consumer electronics show, the Digital Edge Expo, will be held September 18 and 19, 2004 at the Washington Convention Center in Shaw. In 2003, 35,000 people got their hands on the latest gadgets, played at interactive exhibits, won prizes, attended seminars, and learned how technology can make lives easier.

There are a lot of fun things to see and do at the 2004 Digital Edge Expo.
While getting a first-hand look at the latest technology, and listening to expert seminars, there are plenty of other activities to keep you busy all weekend long.

Here's a sample of what to expect:

Give The Weather Forecast
Ever wondered what it's like to give the weather on News4? You can give it a shot at the 2004 Digital Edge Expo. You'll even get a video CD to take home, so you can watch your forecast over and over!

Ride In A Flight Simulator
Two passengers have the thrill and excitement of 360-degree hair-raising motion. They will pivot, spin, twist, roll, plunge, dive and soar without ever leaving the ground! Click here for more details.

Explore The Inside Of A Computer
This sci-fi adventure takes voyagers on a journey inside a computer's multimedia processing chip! Click here for more details.

Take A Virtual NASCAR Ride
Strap yourself into an official full-size retired NASCAR vehicle that has been outfitted with simulation video and motion equipment. Click here for more details.

Take A Swing At $10,000
Try your luck on world-famous golf holes from courses like Rancho Mirage West and Princeville, Hawaii. You could even play for a chance at $10,000!Click here for more details.

Win A Disney Cruise
Come to the 2004 NBC4 Digital Edge Expo for your chance to win a trip on Disney Cruise Lines. NBC4 and Disney are giving away a four-day cruise for a family of four. The trip also includes meals and airfare to Orlando, FL. Fill out an entry form at the Disney booth at the 2004 Digital Edge Expo! Click here for the official rules.

Free Mini Radios
NBC will be giving away free mini radios to the first 100 people each day who come to the 2004 Digital Edge Expo!

Free Digital Prints From Ritz Camera
Come early to the Ritz Camera Centers booth, where the first 500 people each day can have two of their digital prints printed from the Fuji Fine Pix machine for FREE!

Win A Digital Camera From Ritz Camera
Ritz Camera will be giving away an Optio S4i to one lucky Digital Edge Expo visitor. The S4i is the smallest 4 megapixel 3x optical zoom digital camera in the world, and is small enough to fit inside of a small mint tin. The suggested retail price is $490.00.

Win A Personal Server From Ritz Camera
Ritz Camera will also be giving away a Mirra Personal Server to one lucky Digital Edge Expo visitor. Designed specifically for consumers and small business users, the Mirra Personal Server is the first product of its kind -- an intelligent, automatic solution for protecting and sharing your digital files. Mirra protects your valuable files and irreplaceable photos with continuous hands-free back up and file synchronization. Mirra also provides secure two-way file sharing over local networks and the web, for free. The retail value is $399.99.

Win A Sony DVD Player
Myer Emco is giving away two Sony DVD players at the 2004 Digital Edge Expo. Register to win one at the Myer Emco booth and register to win the second DVD player by taking the Expo survey at the show!

Win Tickets To Shows At The Warner Theater
The Warner Theater is giving away several tickets at the 2004 Digital Edge Expo. Register for your chance to win:

Tickets to Tim Conway & Harvey Korman in "Together Again"

Tickets to "Miss Saigon"

Grand Prize: Season Tickets To "Broadway At The Warner"

Win Tickets On Independence Air
Independence Air will be holding a drawing for two roundtrip airplane tickets.

Find Out How Efficient Your Home Is
The experts at Simpson Heat will give away one Home MRI each day at the Digital Edge Expo. The service is a $299 value.

Secure Your Computer Data
Innovative Technology Research will give away an FBidrive each hour of the Digital Edge Expo. The devices use your fingerprint to secure your computer's data. Register by dropping off your business card at the ITR booth. Each FBidrive retails for $199.

Win Books & CDs
The National Association of investors will be giving away five books and five CDs a the 2004 Digital Edge Expo.

Win Energy-Efficient Electronics
The Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Star are teaming up to give away digital cameras and boom boxes at the 2004 Digital Edge Expo.


Exhibitors at the 2004 Digital Edge Expo include:



Alliance to Save Energy
The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy, and national security.

American Association For The Advancement Of Science
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, "Triple A-S" (AAAS), as an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal SCIENCE, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.

AOL for Broadband®
Add AOL® for Broadband to your basic high-speed cable or DSL connection and enjoy exclusive access to built-in protection, advanced communication tools, on-demand news, sports, music, entertainment, and technology enhancements all designed to take your Internet experience beyond a basic high-speed connection.

Ascend, Inc.
Ascend, Inc., in partnership with the DC Department of Employment Services, is using digital technology to improve the lives of DC youth, especially those at-risk. Ascend youth program participants will demonstrate digital photography and national award-winning Web sites.

AT&T Wireless
AT&T Wireless is a leading provider of advanced wireless voice and data services for consumers and businesses. We provide our customers with high-quality mobile wireless communications service in the U.S. and internationally.

Behnke Nurseries Company

Best Buy
Visit the Best Buy Fun Zone and see the amazing difference between standard and High Definition TV, the latest in appliances, computers, digital imaging and digital music. Best Buy. Thousands of possibilities. Get yours.

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington
(See Eastern Branch Intel Computer Clubhouse)

Broadway at the Warner
Baci Worldwide presents Broadway at the Warner 2004-2005 season, including Miss Saigon in November and Tim Conway & Harvey Korman -- TOGETHER AGAIN in October. Call 800-669-STAGE for more information!

Byte Back, Inc.
Youth curriculum includes Desktop Publishing, PowerPoint, and HTML web design.

Camp Fire USA Patuxent Area Council
Camp Fire USA builds Caring Confident Youth and Future Leaders through small group and family clubs, camps, and school based programs. Ages served are preschool through College. Youth in all programs provide service to the community through service learning and leadership programs.

Capital PC User Group
CPCUG, a 1000+ member community-service organization, helps people and organizations use technology such as PCs, the Internet, and PDAs. We offer meetings, classes, mailing lists, and help buying/building PCs. We welcome everyone from students to seniors.

Challenger Learning Center of Greater Washington
Challenger Learning Center's programs build upon one's fascination with space to develop teamwork and communication skills. Programs include simulated space flight missions for school and community groups, birthday parties, summer camp and corporate teambuilding.

Comcast
Comcast is one of the leading communications, media and entertainment companies in the world. Providing Basic cable, Digital service, high-speed Internet and telephone services, Comcast is the company to look to first for the communications products and services that connect people to what's important in their lives. The company's 59,000 employees serve more than 21 million customers. Comcast's Washington Metro/Virginia Region serves close to one million households and has invested more than $600 million to upgrade more than 9,000 miles of fiber-optic cable.

Computer Clubhouse - Bailey's, Gum Springs, and Willston
The Computer Clubhouse is sponsored by NVTC Foundation, in partnership with Fairfax County Department of Community and Recreation Services. The Computer Clubhouse is an after-school program which is designed to allow members to explore, create, and design through computer technology. It's an environment geared towards encouraging, engaging, and empowering the members to achieve and to succeed inside and outside the clubhouse walls.

Consumer Electronics Association
CEA's mission is to grow the consumer electronics industry. Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) membership unites more than 1,700 companies within the U.S. consumer technology industry.

Co-op America
Co-op America, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1982, provides the economic strategies, organizing power, and practical tools for businesses and individuals to address today's social and environmental problems. Through Co-op America's Web sites, consumers can locate responsible companies to support and research the good, the bad, and the ugly of major corporations. Co-op America is the leading force in educating and empowering our nation's people and businesses to make significant improvements through the economic system.

DC Fire/EMS
The DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department provides fire protection and medical attention to residents and visitors in the District of Columbia.

DC Office of Recycling
Our services balance today's needs with tomorrow's obligations by fostering both environmental sensitivity and economic sensibility. We promote sustainable resource management by campaigning for residents and businesses to RETHINK, REDUCE, REUSE ... and then RECYCLE.

DC Web Women
DC Web Women is a non-profit professional organization for women providing opportunities to educate, learn, network, and serve our community. We strive to be role models for young women and girls and to promote women in technology.

Digital Sisters
Some examples of possible activities: a seminar on techno activism, Seminar: Tools and Strategies for equity and diversity in technology and gaming. Seminar: Financial Technology Literacy. At the booth: How peanut butter and jelly helps to understand computing.

Disney
Register to win a Disney Cruise Line vacation everyone in your family will love! Picture your family enjoying four nights of Disney Cruise Line fun with a visit to Nassau in the Bahamas, plus a day on Disney's private island, Castaway Cay. Enter now for your chance to win it all for your family of up to four people!

Dying2Drive
(See Prince William County Schools)

Eastern Branch Intel Computer Clubhouse
The Computer Clubhouse provides a creative and safe after-school learning environment where young people from under-served communities work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use of technology. Established in 1993 by The Computer Museum (now part of the Museum of Science, Boston) in collaboration with the MIT Media Laboratory, the Computer Clubhouse helps youth acquire the tools necessary for personal and professional success.

ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR is the national, government-backed symbol for energy-efficiency. Products that earn the ENERGY STAR prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Envirocycle, Inc.
Envirocycle has over 17 years experience in the electronic recycling industry and is the only operation in North America that has the ability to refurbish and resell computer equipment and recycle CRT Glass in a closed-loop system.

EPA Plug-In To eCycling Program
EPA's Plug-In To eCycling program encourages you to reuse or safely recycle unwanted electronic products rather than throwing them in the trash. Visit us in the Green Alley to learn how.

EurekAlert!
EurekAlert! offers science, health and technology news and resources from the world's leading research organizations. Sponsored by AAAS, the science society, EurekAlert! is freely available at http://www.eurekalert.org/.

Fannie Mae Foundation
Learn how to join the fight to end homelessness at the 17th Annual Help the Homeless Walkathon sponsored by the Fannie Mae Foundation.

Friendship Public Charter School
The mission of Friendship Public Charter School is to prepare Washington, D.C. students (Pre K - 12) to become literate, well-rounded, and self-sufficient citizens. FPCS motivates students to reach academic standards, to enjoy learning, and to achieve success. Robotics Team, SMART Zone project-based computer lab, wireless laptop carts, computers loaned to each student (grade 2-12) are some of the assets of FPCS.

Geeks On Call
Need computer or network help? Call us -- we'll come to you! At the office or in the home, our Geeks deliver fast, on-site pc & network repair, troubleshooting, upgrades and more. Call toll-free: 800-905-GEEK (4335).

GEICO
GEICO is the number one auto insurer in the DC metro area and has been a fixture in the nation's capital since its founding in 1936. GEICO is one of the nation's fastest-growing auto insurance companies - insuring more than 5.6 million policyholders and 9.5 million vehicles. GEICO uses television, radio, print media and direct mail to attract customers to call its 1-800-841-3000 number and visit http://www.geico.com/. GEICO offers sales and claims services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and keeps its rates low by dealing directly with the customer.

George Mason University
The GMU Instructional Technology program offers master's and doctoral degrees in game-based theory and emerging technologies with emphasis on their impact in learning environments. Emerging technologies include robotics, game design and distance education.

The George Washington University -- GW Home of the 21st Century
The GW Home of the 21st Century Research Lab, a university/corporate partnership, is a simulated home environment where faculty and graduate students explore the adaptation of new technologies to a context-aware prototype home operating system.

The George Washington University -- Dept of Computer Science
The George Washington University's Home of the 21st Century integrates RFID technology into the home. The RFID tags recognizes occupants of the house and the context aware home operating system tailors applications according to each user's preferences and allows applications to migrate with them in the house.

Greater Washington Urban League, Inc.
The Greater Washington Urban League is a major nonprofit, social services and civil rights organization with offices in DC, and Prince Georges Couty, MD. The League provides services in education, employment and training; aging and health services; and housing and community development. We will be providing Internet Safety, and "How To" information for computers.

Gutter Helmet Systems
We provide a gutter protection product that prevents you from ever cleaning your gutters again! We were the first product on the market & we have a lifetime manufacturer's warranty. The first, the best, the #1 gutter protection system in the world!

Hewlett Packard Company
The YOU ROCK HP! Tour is a fleet of three Cadillac Escalades that will be participating at more than 600 events through December 31st. The vehicles each showcase Hewlett-Packard's brand new IPOD music player, its updated photo printers and cameras, and its powerful Media Center laptop systems -- an entire mobile digital photography and digital entertainment campaign.

Higher Achievement Program
Higher Achievement believes talent is everywhere. Our mission is to develop critical academic behaviors, habits, and attitudes in the District of Columbia's academically motivated and underserved middle school children in order to improve their grades, standardized test scores, and attendance; and increase their educational opportunities through acceptance and scholarships to private, parochial and public magnet high school programs.

Howard University
The system to be demonstrated is a prototype of the Advanced Knowledge Acquisition and Dissemination System (AKADS). This distributed web-based system builds on the technology of the "semantic web" to provide an educational knowledge base and digital library to support education and genealogical research.

Independence Air
Independence Air is the low-fare airline that makes travel fast and easy for its customers with a customer-first attitude, innovative thinking and a willingness to challenge the status quo.

Innovative Technology Research
Innovative Technology Research is devoted to bringing tomorrow's technology to fruition today. By developing and researching emerging technologies, ITR is positioned to bring the "vision" of multiple sources to reality.

Intel Computer Clubhouse
(See Eastern Branch Intel Computer Clubhouse)

The Journal Newspaper

M&M Appliances
M&M Appliance is the representatives for LG, Frigidaire, Electrolux and other Major Kitchen Appliance Companies. Here we will be featuring LG with their technology rich products. We also specialize in unique sized appliances.

M-4 Flight Simulator
Flight simulation at its best! Two passengers have the thrill and excitement of 360 degree hair-raising motion. They will pivot, spin, twist, roll, plunge, dive and soar without ever leaving the ground.

The 2M Center (The Malcolm-Martin Center)
Will provide information about Center activities and programs via print and multimedia presentation. Because advocacy is part of our mission, we will also showcase online tools and resources for civic participation and advocacy.

Marriott Vacation Club
Everything you want in a vacation & right where you want to be. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an energy-packed vacation, Marriott Vacation Club International properties offer a full spectrum of exciting choices. Name your game, from golf to skiing, you'll find it at our five-star world-class resorts. Choose your location, purchase a preview package and enjoy a wonderful getaway and discover the exciting world of Vacation Ownership Marriott style!

Metro (Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority)
Visit Metro's booth and learn more about the "Trip Planner." Metro's online trip planner now includes trip-planning information for MARC, Virginia Railway Express, Annapolis Transit, Howard Transit, Loudoun Commuter Transit and Frederick (Md.) Transit, in addition to information for Metrorail, Metrobus, Arlington Transit, DASH, Ride-On, The Bus, Connect-a-Ride, Fairfax Connector, Fairfax City QUE, Falls Church GEORGE, OmniRide and OmniLink. Stop by and learn your Metrobus route. Also visit Metro's booth and purchase leather ID holders and Metro merchandise.

Metropolitan A.M.E. Church
Youth Audio/Video Ministry: Volunteers to this ministry operate the church's Audio & Video Control Room. Youth volunteers produce the audio and video tapes of worship services and special events at the church. The Tape Duplication Unit produces duplicates of all worship tapes for the congregation and for the general public. Contact the church office at 202-331-1426 for archive copies of worship services.

Micro Center
Micro Center. The Ultimate Computer Store. Over 26,000 computer related item to enhance your computing experience!

Montgomery County Government
Montgomerycountymd.gov combines interactive programs and services with useful information in one easy-to-navigate site; it includes 24-7 online payments, subscriptions to newsletters regarding county services and a multitude of other services and information accessed through a four-portal categorization.

Motorola
As a global leader in wireless and broadband, Motorola creates the infrastructure technology and connected devices that keep consumers connected to information and entertainment - any time, any way, and anywhere.

MyerEmco Audio Video
MyerEmco AudioVideo is Washington, D.C.'s premier audio/video retailer. With 10 stores in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, we offer the finest Flat Screen TVs, Home Theaters and Car Stereos, as well as expert design and installation.

NASA
In the coming years, NASA will expand its reach into space -- going to the Moon and paving the way for eventual human exploration of Mars and beyond. Come join us as we prepare for this journey!

National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC)
NAIC is a nonprofit organization that is committed to investor education. It provides individual investors and investment club members with a learn-by-doing educational program to identify appropriate investments using four fundamental principles. Available tools include proprietary software programs and a new online service (OPS). Investment books and software drawing in booth.

National Capital Coalition to Prevent Underage Drinking (NCCPUD)
NCCPUD is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and reducing underage drinking in the Washington Metropolitan area. NCCPUD's goals are to reduce the availability, accessibility, marketing and promotional strategies of alcohol and tobacco that target the youth in the District of Columbia.

National Capital Poison Center
The National Capital Poison Center is a 24-hour emergency telephone service. Call 1-800-222-1222 for treatment advice for any poisoning. The poison center offers phone stickers, magnets, and poison prevention brochures with the emergency phone numbers.

National Capital Tandy Computer User's Group, Inc. (NCTCUG.ORG)
NCTCUG has been helping members learn about their computers, hardware, software, and digital technology since 1978. Two meetings a month, a sixteen-page newsletter, and Web site make "Users Helping Users" a reality.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
The NetSmartz Workshop is a fun, interactive, educational resource for kids (ages 5-17), parents, and the entire community that teaches kids how to stay safer on the Internet. Learn the rules of cyberspace!

The National Cyber Security Alliance
The National Cyber Security Alliance is a public-private partnership focused on promoting cyber security and online safety. NCSA provides the tools and resources to empower home users, small businesses, and academic institutions to stay safe online.

National MS Society
Our mission is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. Our organization works to raise funds to research a cure, and provide services to the 6,000 people living with MS in the greater D.C. area.

NetSmartz Workshop
The NetSmartz Workshop® is an Internet safety resource for children and adults from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)
NVTC is the membership association for the technology community in Northern Virginia and is the largest organization of its kind. NVTC supports technology businesses by providing networking opportunities and fostering growth in the region.

NPower Greater DC Region
NPower Greater DC Region is dedicated to ensuring that nonprofits of all sizes and serving a variety of sectors in our region can access and use technology to work smarter, deliver better programs, and achieve more.

Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Government of the District of Columbia
The city's award-winning www.dc.gov features over 100 online services. Our portal offers 120,000 pages of information and services for residents, businesses, visitors, commuters or anyone. Visit http://www.dc.gov/ and tell your friends about us!

Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington, DC (OIC/DC)
OIC/DC educates, trains, motivates and supports at-risk youth and disadvantaged adults to take control of their lives. OIC/DC builds educational skills and work-related competencies for entrance into the mainstream workforce by preparing people for the real economy and job placement assistance.

One Economy Corporation
The Beehive is the pride and joy of One Economy Corporation. One Economy is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. We created the Beehive (http://www.thebeehive.org/) to be the place to go for information and resources around the things that matter in our lives: money, health, jobs, school and family. The Beehive is just part of what One Economy does. We also work with owners and developers of affordable housing across the country. We help them connect people to computers and the Internet.

Panasonic
At Panasonic, we believe a co-existence with the global environment can be achieved through environmental technology and ecological thinking. We hope our commitment toward protecting the environment continues to earn your trust and support.

Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH)
Buying, remodeling or maintaining a home? Touch the technologies that can improve quality, energy efficiency, durability and safety. Collect free resources, and a treat in exchange for your ideas. See our Home of the Future display!

Patriots Technology Training Center
Patriots Technology Training Center is a non-profit community based organization. Our programs are designed to get students excited about pursuing careers in math, science, and engineering. Programs include: NSBE, Jr., Chapter, After-School programs, Youth Summit and Summer Camp on Technology, in addition to Robotics, Patent and Computer Competitions.

Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Service
The Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department provides an array of fire and emergency services to the citizens and residents of Prince George's County, Maryland. Under our motto, "Keeping It Safe," we assist communities with fire prevention and safety initiatives that target all generations.

Prince George's County Public Schools
The presentation will demonstrate how the Prince George's County Public Schools and Grow Network are turning meaningful data into a diagnosis for action, enabling educators to respond to individual student needs.

Prince William County Schools
Dying2Drive (D2D) is the first Virginia community health campaign aimed at modifying the escalating number of teen crashes and fatalities. Research and education come together to offer a framework from which to combat this community problem.

Procraft of Virginia, Inc.
Liquid Siding is a highly unique, 3-step permanent exterior coating that beautifies and protects your home or business. With Liquid Siding's 25-year warranty, you'll never have to paint again!

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic of Metropolitan Washington
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic provides recorded textbooks on CD and tape for individuals who cannot read the printed word due to a visual, learning or physical disability. We are a non-profit, volunteer organization with recording studios in Friendship Heights and on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md.

Ritz Camera Centers
Ritz Camera is the nation's largest full service photographic chain. Along with its famous 4x6 Ritz Big Print film processing, Ritz Camera offers famous cameras, camcorders, film, photographic accessories, digital imaging and cellular phones -- all at discount prices.

Simpson Heating & Cooling
Our Home MRI uses ultra-modern technology to give you the "Dollar for Dollar" breakdown of your energy bills. You'll see how well your HVAC system is working and if it's costing more then it should.

Sprint
Sprint Project Connect, a wireless phone donation and recycling program, raises money and support for people with disabilities while providing an environmentally friendly way to dispose of used wireless phones. 100% of net proceeds go to Easter Seals and the National Organization on Disability (N.O.D).

Subtractions, LLC -- Computer & Electronic Recyclers
Subtractions, LLC is an electronic and computer recycler. We have a 95% recycling rate and that amount is diverted from the landfills.

TeleContinuity, Inc.
TeleContinuity is a provider of a Survivable Communication Network that is utilized in the event of an emergency, disaster, evacuation or communication outage.

Torres Foundation for the Blind International
The Torres Foundation for the Blind International is a 501 (C3) organization that promotes the educational, cultural, and social development of the blind in an effort to bring about independence, career opportunities, and overall life enhancement.

TouchDC
TouchDC (http://www.touchdc.org/) is the Greater DC region's smarter way to give. With TouchDC, you have the power to research any of our region's 23,000+ nonprofits and securely donate money online or find volunteer opportunities in your community. Give Where You Live... TouchDC!

Virtual Golf $10,000 Hole-In-One Contest
Try your luck on world-famous golf holes from courses like Rancho Mirage West and Princeville, Hawaii. Each contestant gets three swings to come as close to the pin as possible. The top ten qualify for the end of the day shoot-out. The overall winner has a chance to win $10,000.

Virtual NASCAR
Prepare yourself for action! Strap yourself into an official full size NASCAR racing simulator. You will feel the wind in your face as you grip the wheel through banking turns with 600 horsepower at your command!

Virtual Tour Through the Inside of a Computer
This sci-fi adventure actually takes voyagers on a journey inside a computer's multimedia processing chip! After miniaturization that allows you to enter the computer, a second miniaturization accesses the chip itself, where you will get a sweeping. 3-D look at the ROM Zone, RAM Zone, and the Graphic Zone.

Volvo Cars of North America
The Volvo automobile model line includes the all new S40 and V50, the award-winning XC90, the sporty S60 sedan, the flagship S80 luxury sedan, versatile V70 wagon and rugged XC70 and the C70 convertible.

Washington Apple Pi
Washington Apple Pi is a community of volunteer computer users helping other users to increase their understanding and enjoyment of Macintosh computers and related hardware and software.

Washington Area Computer User Group
The Washington Area Computer User Group - REAL PC POWER! Windows software, hardware, Internet, Linux. Monthly meetings, monthly newsletter, two yearly PC Clinics. Answer your computer questions. http:www.wacug.org

Washington Area Volkswagen Dealers
Your Washington Area Volkswagen Dealers present the Phaeton and Touareg; two of the newest, groundbreaking models from Volkswagen. Visit the Volkswagen display where dealers will be on-hand to explain the performance capabilities of both vehicles.

The Washington Metropolitan Distance Learning Association
The Washington Metropolitan Distance Learning Association (WMDLA) is a not-for-profit association formed to promote the development and application of distance/distributed learning in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.


For more information, visit www.nbc4.com.


Alex

Alexander M. Padro
Commissioner, ANC 2C01
1519 8th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3205
202-518-3794 * Fax: 202-518-0078 * Email: PadroANC2C@aol.com
Website: http://members.aol.com/PadroANC2C

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