Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Tag Archives: #PickthePike

Friends of White Flint’s #PickthePike Campaign Highlighted in Washington Post Article

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Capital Business in The Washington Post wrote an article yesterday, Bill Marriott on Starwood merger: ‘We’re working on a total organization plan

The article focused mostly on Marriott’s merger with Starwood, creating the largest hotel company in the world. Shareholders of the two companies are scheduled to vote this month on the $12.2 billion deal, which is awaiting approval from regulators.…

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Share why you #PickthePike

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Why did you choose the Pike District/White Flint area? The many restaurants? The gyms to burn off the calories from all those delicious meals? The diverse stores full of unique and useful goods? The ability to walk to metro? The gorgeous apartments, townhouses, and houses? The fun parks and excellent schools?…

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Join the Fun with Why I #PickthePike

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Today we launch a fun social media campaign designed to showcase all the things we love about the Pike District/White Flint area. Help us show the world why we #PickthePike because without you, this campaign just won’t work.

It’s easy and fun to participate — and we’ll even randomly choose one Tweet, Facebook Post or Instagram each week through Thanksgiving to receive a gift card or other goodie from a Pike District merchant.…

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More on Marriott

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Did you catch this interview with Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson?  It’s an interesting, and quick, read, but below is the part that most concerns the Pike District and our #PickthePike campaign.

BTW, rumor has it that Marriott is considering Friendship Heights, Bethesda, and the Pike District. In a week or so, we’ll be a launching a new #PickthePike social media campaign to showcase all the Pike District has to offer Marriott and its employees.…

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#PickthePike at the Pike Central Farmer’s Market

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As people stuffed their bags full of sweet corn and bright red tomatoes, they stopped to talk to Friends of White Flint board member Eric Grosse to learn more about our #PickthePike campaign (and other issues affecting the White Flint area.)

If you’re interested in volunteering to staff our table at the Pike Central Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings, please email us at info@whiteflint.org.…

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Wow — what a week!

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ICYMI, here’s some of the coverage from our very successful launch of #PickthePike:

Washington Business Journal

The Washington Post

Bethesda Magazine

Greater Greater Washington

My MC Media

We’ll be promoting #PickthePike at Saturday’s Pike Central Farmers Maket on the corner of Executive Blvd and Old Georgetown Road. Stop by our table.…

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#PickthePike is launched!!

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This morning, Friends of White Flint launched its #PickthePike campaign to persuade Marriott to pick the Pike District for its new headquarters.  We also unveiled our new #PickthePike ad located at the bus shelter right in front of Marriott headquarters.

Thank you to Councilmember Roger Berliner, State Delegate Marc Korman, State Senator Rich Madaleno, State Farm Agent Howard Feldman, and Pike District resident Heather Dlhopolsky for being critical parts of this campaign kickoff.  …

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