Financial Independence: Investments and Real Estate Panel Discussion

Tuesday, January 28 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Sughrue Mion, 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 9th Floor Entrance is on I St
Cost: $5 via PayPal for refreshments
Contact: Corrina Sowden ’07 (

As a new year begins and we evaluate our goals, join the Smith College Club of Washington for a panel discussion on financial independence that focuses on investing and real estate. Our panel will include the following professionals:

– Mila Lynne Floro ’76: Financial Advisor, Edward Jones, and SCCW Board Member
– Cheryl Kurss ’76: Realtor and Vice President, Compass
– Kathleen Ryan ’81, Realtor, RLAH Real Estate
– Virginia Stocker ’89: Manager, Federal Government
– Michelle Davis: Senior Mortgage Consultant, Prosperity Home Mortgage

At 6:30pm we will begin with half an hour of networking. Light refreshments will be served. The discussion will begin at 7:00pm, followed by a question and answer session.

Come watch a Caps game with the SCCW!

Join the SCCW in watching an upcoming Caps game! Use the link below to purchase tickets for the Capitals vs. Nashville (NSH) game on Wednesday, January 29 at 7:30pm The link expires on 1/26/2020 or when tickets sold. The seats cost $49 each (including taxes and stadium fees) and are in Section 429, Rows O, P, and Q.  If you purchase via the link, there will be a small convenience fee (~$3-$5/ticket), but if you purchase directly from Tim Bronaugh (202-266-2341,, or ), you can avoid this service fee.

There are also two additional blocks reserved (sorry, weekend games not available):
–February 4, 2020 (Tuesday) at 7:00 PM, when Capitals take on the Los Angeles Kings (LAK) ($49)
–March 24, 2020 (Tuesday) at 7:00 PM, when Capitals take on the St. Louis (STL) ($69-premium game)

Terri Salus ’78 ( makes a few points:
–Please let me know when you purchase tickets and your seat numbers; if we run out, I will try to get more.
–All seats are in the upper tier (I requested east side, where the Caps scored twice, but there are no bad seats)
–For security, Washington Capitals have gone paperless; you must download your tickets to an electronic wallet
–You are welcome to invite family and friends to join our group
–Each of the Smith College group tickets comes with a voucher/code for a complimentary Caps t-shirt (courtesy of CustomInk)
–All fans for the January 29 Nashville (NSH) game will receive a scarf (looks great)
All fans for the February 4 Los Angeles Kings (LAK) game will receive a totebag
All fans for the March 24 St. Louis (STL) game will receive a bobblehead (TBD)

Finally, Jen Marie Steele ’99 played for Smith (#22, Defense).  Any other players?

Preview of the 92nd Academy Awards with Ann Hornaday ’82

Tuesday, February 4, 11:30: Bar Opens, 12:15: Lunch Served, 1-2 pm: Presentation and Q&A
Location: Woman’s National Democratic Club,1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036
Tickets: Lunch + Presentation: $25 for Smith Club, $30 all others; Lecture Only: $10

The Washington Post’s chief film critic, Ann Hornaday (Smith class of 1982), returns to the WNDC days before the 92nd Academy Awards presentation to discuss the Oscars, her analysis of her favorite movies, and other issues that roiled the motion picture industry this year.

Smith College Club Members get a special discount! Please use code SCCW2305 to get WNDC member rates.

Register here:

$10.00 Parking Deal: Parking is located at the S & P Parking garage on New Hampshire Avenue, diagonally across the street from the WNDC (maximum 4 hours, any overage fee paid directly to the garage attendant). To receive this discount, parking tickets must be purchased with cash at the front desk of the WNDC prior to returning to the garage.

Celebrating Women in Music

Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 2 & 4 p.m.
Location: National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert

Don’t miss a special showcase of female composers, conductors, and performers to mark 100 years since the 19th Amendment gave many women the right to vote. Conducted by Michelle Merrill, the program features Marissa Regni, NSO Principal Second Violin, and special guest Alina Collins Maldonado with works by Florence Price, Joan Tower, Gabriela Lena Frank, and Pinar Toprak.

Arrive early for a Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo” (1–2 p.m. and 3–4 p.m. in the Atrium). Ages 5+

Save 25% OFF Tickets starting from $12 with promo code GIRLPOWER

Upcoming Events

  • February: Screening of The Glorias: A Life on the Road film
  • February 4: Capitals vs. Los Angeles Kings
  • March: Global Tea
  • March 24: Capitals vs. St. Louis

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