(Washington, DC) June 26, 2012

DC Life Magazine Is Looking Forward To $250,000


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Headquarters in Triangle, Virginiaa

DC Life Magazine is looking to receive one of the $250,000 grants awarded by Chase and Living Social. Chase and LivingSocial want to help fuel that drive by awarding up to 12 individual grants of $250,000 to 12 small businesses.





The concept is being guided by a very diverse group of business professionals, such as:

Steve Case

Chairman and CEO, Revolution; Co-Founder, America Online; Chairman, The Case Foundation

Jason Calacanis

Founder and CEO,

Candace Nelson

Founder, Sprinkles Cupcakes


DC Life Magazine is the largest and most successful online magazine in the Life Diverse Network. Their mission is “Cultural-Fusion For Social-Change”, and they have made a significant impact in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. They have been able to gain market share with help from sponsors like, who provides their SEO, SEM and overall internet branding strategy. provides an interactive marketing, advertising and public-relations platform that combines the technology of search engine marketing and credibility of traditional print to impact local markets.


Another one of their national sponsors is MojoPages, the People Powered Yellow Pages, creates a vibrant community where friends, family and neighbors help one another find the best local businesses. Mojopages allows restaurants and other businesses a more just and accurate way to be reviewed by their critics and customers. Only DC Life Magazine and Radio One have the exclusive partnerships with in the Washington, DC market.


Latin Fashion Week is another major sponsor to join the diversity powered publication in their efforts to create a more culturally tolerant and diverse society. Latin Fashion Week not only puts on a major fashion event in the Nations Capital, but it hosts a whole week of events dedicated to integrating more diversity into fashion. Support Latin Fashion Week 2012 by contacting:


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Washington, DC –Arika Burton is the new Mrs. DC America 2012 winner

Date: MAR 11, 2012

Washington, DC –Arika Burton is the new Mrs. DC America 2012 winner. She was crowned on Saturday night, March 10, 2012 in front of a crowd of over 250 attendees at the Jack Morton Theatre in Washington, DC. Mrs. Burton will move on to represent DC at the Mrs. America pageant later this year. Arika is married to Bradley Burton and they have been married for one and a half years. Arika has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland in both Finance and international Business. She has also completed the International Finance and European Union Study program in London, England.

Arika’s community platform is Financial Literacy. She is actively involved in the National Financial Educators Council to raise awareness and improve financial capabilities. The Mrs. DC America Pageant publicly recognizes beautiful married women, living and/or working within a 25-mile radius of Washington, DC, who have obtained personal, professional and community achievements. An official preliminary pageant to Mrs. America and Mrs. World, the Mrs. DC America Pageant welcomes women from all ethnic backgrounds to compete in a yearly pageant for the title of Mrs. DC America.

The Winners of the Mrs. DC America 2012 contest are:

Winner: Arika Burton
Local Title: Mrs. DuPont Circle/Community Platform: Financial Awareness

1st Runner Up: Hermona Kiros
Local Title: Mrs. Adams Morgan/Community Platform: Benefits of Breastfeeding

2nd Runner Up: Natisha Dawson
Local Title: Mrs. Northwest/Community Platform: Healthy Living

Mrs. Fitness: Arika Burton
Mrs. Photogenic: Hermona Kiros
Mrs. Congeniality: Jamii Roberson
Sponsorship Award: Elizabeth Rice

For appearances and interviews for Mrs. DC America 2012, please contact
An official preliminary pageant to Mrs. America and Mrs. World!
An Officer and Gentlewoman, LLC
Attn: Mrs. DC America Pageant
1776 Eye Street, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20006