For Immediate Release
February 10, 2016
Contact: Keenan Austin
Reception to Honor the 30th Annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet
WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a previous legislative session on January 5th, Councilmember David Grosso introduced, and the D.C. Council approved, the 30th Annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet Recognition Resolution of 2016. The DC Wave Swim Team is the District of Columbia’s only nationally competitive public youth swim team. Each year DC Wave holds the Black History Invitational Swim Meet, a three day swimming competition attracting nearly 800 minority competitors, ages 5-18.
Councilmember Grosso would like to extend an invitation to the community to join a reception in honor of the 30th Annual Black History Swim Meet hosted by DC Wave Swim Team from the Takoma Aquatic Center. This event will be held on the 1st floor foyer of the John A. Wilson Building on Wednesday, February 10th from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Councilmember Grosso has also invited the DC Wave Swim Team to join in celebrating this accomplishment.
WHO: Councilmember David Grosso
Mayor Muriel Bowser
WHAT: Reception to Honor the 30th Annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet
WHEN: Wednesday, February 10th at 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: 1st Floor Foyer, John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. Washington, D.C.
WHY: To honor and recognize the significance of the Black History Invitational Swim Meet, as well as African American swimmers from across the country, in advance of the 30th Annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet which will take place on February 12-14, 2016 at the Takoma Aquatic Center.