Events DC Lights Up Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon In Support of the Washington Capitals and Wizards 2017 Playoff Run
(Washington, DC) – April 25, 2017 – As the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, Events DC will shine the Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square in either red or blue glow based on game day to celebrate and champion both the Washington Capitals and Wizards 2017 playoff run.
“As the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, Events DC is excited to once again celebrate our hometown teams and show off our DC sports pride. We’d like to congratulate both the Washington Capitals and Wizards on amazing seasons and wish them luck during the remainder of their respective 2017 playoff run,” said Gregory A. O’Dell, president and chief executive officer of Events DC. “We champion District residents and local businesses to paint DC red or blue [depending on game day] to fill the city with spirit, energy and passion.”
About Events DC
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that generates over $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the Stadium-Armory campus, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and Maloof Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Events DC also built and now serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. The most recent addition is Gateway DC, an innovative and versatile space featuring a covered and open-air pavilion in the center of a 1-acre park, conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com or find us on social media – Facebook (Events DC), Twitter (@TheEventsDC) and Instagram (@EventsDC).