November 30, 2011

Don't worry. Only 38 percent of you will need therapy after reading this.

Gosh.  So funny. Remember that time you were filling out your security clearance paperwork and you had to ask your mom for a copy of her […]
November 22, 2011

Save the date! Dec. 13 – Public Info Mtg re Non-Motorized Boathouse Zone along G-town Waterfront

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING FEASIBILITY STUDY TO IMPLEMENT A NON-MOTORIZED BOATHOUSE ZONE ALONG THE GEORGETOWN WATERFRONT CHESAPEAKE & OHIO CANAL NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK AND ROCK CREEK PARK TIME/DATE: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 PLACE: Washington Harbor, 3050 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20007 The National Park Service (NPS) will conduct a public information meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, regarding a feasibility study to examine implementation of a non-motorized boathouse zone along the District of Columbia’s side of the Potomac River waterfront in Georgetown. The NPS will study the structures and facilities related to non-motorized boat usage, including rowing, canoeing and kayaking, that can be accommodated within this zone (project area), as well as other uses, such as cycling and passive recreation. This study will lay the groundwork for future decision-making regarding (1) scenarios for development/improvement of NPS facilities or potential land exchanges for private development of boathouses, and (2) further planning and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)/National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) compliance as necessary to implement the non-motorized boathouse zone.
October 4, 2011

Red turns pink in October at PBC!

October in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Would you like to support a fine team race for a great cause?  Well, get out that wallet and […]
August 3, 2011

Taylor Frank sweats this month's report from Open Scullerland

Big thanks to Taylor Frank for overcoming the heat long enough to file the July Open Sculling Team contribution to the Potomac Star! To read more […]
August 3, 2011

Coaches Holly Metcalf and Mike Hughes to benefit WeCanRow DC

Internationally renown rowing coaches visit Washington area rowing community to benefit breast cancer survivor program wellness and rehab program WASHINGTON – The DC chapter of WeCanRow […]
April 25, 2011

Supporters help PBC's Rising Stars get closer to National Team reality

Contributed by Maria Bokulich, member, Open Sculling Program The cherry blossoms have bloomed, the river is rowable and the first annual Rising Stars Banquet, a fundraiser […]
March 12, 2011

It's T-shirt Time! Gear up now for The Star's Fundraiser Trifecta.

THE ORDER WAS PLACED ON SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2011. * * * Yes, that’s right, PBC.  This is the one gear sale a year that strives […]
March 7, 2011

Stay at Hilton, get 15 percent off AND support USRowing!

PBC USRowing members, you can receive 15 percent off when you, your team or family chooses to stay at a hotel within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio […]
December 30, 2010

Happy Holidays from PBC's Open Scullers! (Updated with pics!)

[Update: 12/30/10] Lucky us! Social Committee Co-Chair Camilla Durfee took a quick break from her busy holiday social schedule to send us the following photos taken […]