The Penn Branch community celebrates the life and legacy of Gilbert Bussey, Sr., former Penn Branch Citizens Civic Association president, who transitioned on May 12. Mr. Bussey was a resident of our community for more than 50 years. He was a leader, inspiration and played a major role in cultivating Penn Branch leaders and creating a strong community. https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx?fhid=17022&n=gilbert-bussey&pid=192904220
Have you had a package, shovel or other item stolen from your porch?
If so, join your neighbors and install a doorbell security camera or exterior camera around your house to prevent and/or deter would be thieves from stealing your items.
Help the police identify crime suspects who attack our neighborhood! Invest in a security camera!
Install security cameras, activate monitoring, and provide the police department with access to camera footage after an incident occurs near your residence.
Purchase an external camera(s) for your property and get a rebate from the DC Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants. Funding is still available for rebates! Ward 7 lags behind the rest of the city in taking advantage of the Private Security Camera Incentive Program.
The Program offers a rebate to residents, businesses, nonprofits, and religious institutions who purchase and install security camera systems on their property and register them with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). The program provides a rebate of up to $200 per camera, with a maximum rebate of up to $500 per residential address (e.g., home offices, condo buildings, and apartments) and $750 for all other eligible addresses. The rebate is exclusively for the cost of the camera(s) including any applicable tax.
You can purchase a very good security camera system or video doorbell camera from Costco, Best Buy or on-line retailer. Click here for more information on the Program.
If you have questions about the rebate or voucher program, please contact the Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-727-5124.
Help us keep our neighborhood safe. Catch a thief, share the video with MPD!
In case you missed it, The Shops at Penn Branch Holiday Bazaar was a great place to buy last minute unique Christmas gifts, eat some good local food and dance to popular music. Thanks to Mayor Muriel Bowser, the sponsors, vendors and neighbors for supporting this event in Ward 7.
Here are a few pictures captured from the event:
Thanks to everyone for coming out and joining us at the December Holiday Social! A special thank you to those who shared their favorite holiday dish and who helped make this event a success. A festive time was had by all!
We were blessed with a piano selection by Elson Nash’s son, Amiri Nash. Elson is PBCCA’s Corresponding Secretary. Amiri is an Instrumental Music student at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC. Thank you Amiri for sharing your gifts and talents with the community. Great job!!
Click to hear a sampling of Amiri’s solo:
Congratulations to Robin Hammond, winner of the Holiday Basket giveaway full of goodies!
We look forward to seeing everyone again at the PBCCA 2019 Holiday Social on December 10, 2019!
Check out the pictures below from the event:
Thanks to Rev. Curry and the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church family for allowing PBCCA to host our monthly meetings, Holiday Social, and other events at the church. We appreciate your hospitality and continued support.
Due to forecast for rain on Saturday, October, 27, 2018, the Fall Cleanup has been moved to Saturday, November 3, 2018. Click here for details.