For Immediate Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 24, 2016) - Pepco is hosting the largest African American community arts
organization in the District of Columbia, Step Afrika! and is welcoming
District residents to come enjoy the show.
Step Afrika!, the award winning
workshop group, will perform Wednesday, Aug. 31 at noon in the Pepco Edison Place
Gallery, which is attached to the Pepco building in downtown D.C.
"Pepco is pleased to host an event
that promotes beliefs such as teamwork, education and diversity that align with
our company values so well" said Donna Cooper, Pepco President. "We will
continue to support and contribute to organizations that benefit the
communities we serve."
Step Afrika! enters its fourth season of workshops and
performances in the District of Columbia, which begins this week and continues
through September. The group will visit various local libraries, arts clubs and
Founded in 1994 by C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika! is
the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. It now
ranks as one of the top ten African American dance companies in the United
States. The Company promotes stepping as an educational tool for young people,
focusing on teamwork, academic achievement and cross-cultural understanding.
The Pepco Edison Place Gallery is Pepco's dedicated community
space and is available to nonprofit organizations doing business in our service
territory. The venue is open with free admission Tuesday through Friday and is
located at 702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, D.C.
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