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SUPERIOR

COURT OF THE DISTRICT CIVIL DIVISION INC.

OF COLUMBIA

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, a Delaware corporation 10400 Fernwood Road Bethesda, MD 20817 Plaintiff v. GREATER D.C. CARES, INC. a District of Columbia Non-Profit Corporation Suite 840 1156 15th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20005 Defendant

Civil Action

No.

000049'7-12

FILED
aw..ACTIONS BRANCH

JAN 2 3 2012
I!Ip:Iial Court ofOlkA af ...... " p. rOC.

COMPLAINT Plaintiff, Marriott International, Inc., a Delaware sues Defendant, non-profit corporaGreater

tion, by its attorney, D.C. Cares,

C. Lawrence

Wiser,

Inc., a District

of Columbia

corporation,

and for cause of action, 1. Jur isdiction

states as follows: of this Court is founded on Title 11,

Section 921 of the District 2. Thousand The claim herein

of Columbia by Plaintiff

Code as amended. exceeds the sum of Five

Dollars

($5,000) exclusive

of interest

and costs.

COUNT I (Breach of Contract) 3. Agreement hereto as Defendant contracted with Plaintiff by a Group Sales

(the "Agreement") Exhibit A) for

dated January 28, 2011 a function on June

(copy attached 15, 2011 at

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Plaintiff's

Renaissance

Washington

DC Downtown DC 20001. Hotel

Hotel

located

at

999 Ninth Street,
4.

N.W., Washington, furnished provided the

Plaintiff services

space

and

food

and a

beverage

for under

the Agreement Fifty-One the

for which

total sum of Thirty-Two Dollars ($32,151.41)

Thousand was due

One Hundred as shown on B.

and 41/100 dated

Invoice

June 20, 2011 attached
5.

hereto as Exhibit

Plaintiff

has made repeated

attempts

to receive payment Thousand is still

of the balance Five Hundred

due. However, and

the balance 20/100 Dollars

of Twenty-Nine ($29,561.20)

Sixty-One

owing and unpaid. 6. Wherefore, Plaintiff demands Thousand together from judgment against Defendant and

In the amount 20/100 Dollars

of Twenty-Nine ($29,561.20) percent

Five Hundred with June interest

Sixty-One

at the annual the date of

rate of eighteen the Invoice,

(18%)

20, 2011,

as provided

in the Group Sales Agreement

and costs,

against Defendant. COUNT II (Breach of Contract) 7. through All allegations of fact contained in herein Paragraphs 1

6 of this Complaint

are incorporated

by reference

and are to be read as if repeated 8. reasonable parties. Defendant attorney's agreed in the

in full herein. Group Sales Agreement to pay the

fees in the event of litigation fees of Eight Thousand Eight

between

Attorney's

Hundred

Sixty-

-

2-

Eight

and

36/100

Dollars

($8, 868.36)

are

due

(thirty

percent

(30%) of Twenty-Nine Dollars ($29,561.20),

Thousand the

Five Hundred

Sixty-One not

and 20/100 including

amount

outstanding,

interest) . 9. In the Wherefore, amount of Plaintiff demands judgment Hundred against Defendant and by

Eight

Thousand

Eight

Sixty-Eight

36/100 Dollars law.

($8,868.36)

with interest

and costs as provided

Respectfully

submitted,

C. Lawrence Wiser, #923235 Attorney for Plaintiff 10605 Concord Street, Suite 400 Kensington, MD 20895 (301) 949-7870 clawrencewiser@msn.com

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COURT OF THE DISTRICT CIVIL DIVISION INC.

OF COLUMBIA

MARRIOTT

INTERNATIONAL,

Plaintiff,

v.
GREATER D.C. CARES, INC.

Civil Action

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Defendant.

INTEREST WORKSHEET

Date of Invoice 6/20/2011 Total

Amount Unpaid $29,561.20 $29,561.20

Days Overdue (to 1/19/12) 213

Interest* (18% per annum) $3,105.14 $3,105.14

Per diem interest after 1/19/12 * Contract Interest Rate

$14.58

EXHIBIT A

RENAISSANCE®
WASHINGTON DC DOWNTOWN HOTEL

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GRotH' DESCRIPTION OF GROUP AND EVENT

SALES AGIU~E!\'1l~N'J'

The following represents an agreement between; Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown.Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001, (202) 898-9000 and Greater DC Cares and outlines specific conditions and services to be provided.
ORGANlZATrON:

Greater DC Cares Alicia Lee Manager, Special Events and Communications 1156 151h Street NW 1# 840 Washington, DC 20005 USA (202) 772-4458 alee@greaterdccares.org Greater DC Cares Business and Nonprofit Philanthropy Summit and Awards
M-4lU2R2

CONTACT: Name: Job Title: Street Address: City, State/Province: Postal Code: Country; Phone Number: E-mail Address: NAME OF EVENT: REFERENCE #: OFFICJAL PROGRAM DATES: ANTICIPATED ATIENDANCE;

Wednesday, 06/15/2011 400

ADVANCE

PAYMENT

SCHEDULE

The payment schedule for your Event is outlined below: . DepositlP'!Y_ment Amount Non refundable deposit of$2,000 Remaining estimated balance
METHOD OF PAYMENT

Time Frame
At time of signed agreement

Net 30 after event

The method of payment of the Master Account will be established upon approval of Greater DC Cares's credit. If credit is approved, the outstanding balance of Greater DC Cares Master Account (less any advance deposits and exclusive of disputed charges) will be due and payable upon receipt of invoice. Greater DC Cares will raise any disputed chargers) within 7 days after receipt of the invoice. The Hotel will work with Greater DC Cares in resolving any such disputed charges, the payment of which will be due upon receipt of invoice after resolution of the dispute. Ifpayment of any invoice is not received within thirty (30) days of the date on which it was due, Hotel will impose a finance charge at the rate of the lesser of 1-112% per month (18% annual rate) Of the maximum allowed by law on the unpaid balance commencing.on the invoice date . .Greater DC Cares has indicated that it has elected to use the following form of payment:

MCompany
f 1':

l J Credit card (We accept all major credit cards)
check or Electronic Funds Transfer [agreed alternative]

[ ] Cash, money order, or other guaranteed

form of payment

Greater DC Cares may not change this fonn of payment. In the event that credit is not approved, Greater DC Cares agrees to pay an advance deposit in an amount to be determined by the Hotel in its reasonable discretion, with the full amount due prior to the start of the group's event. Page 1 of6 MARRlOIT CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION
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PAYMENT BY CRlmJT CARD, COMPANY CHECK, CASH OR CASHIER'S CHECK If Greater DC Cares wishes to pay any portion of its obligation by credit card, company check, cash or cashier's check
Information must be entered into our secure online web-site.

Prior to the execution of this agreement Greater DC Cares shall provide hotel with credit card authorization information. A Credit Card Information Request e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address provided by Greater DC Cares. This process must also be followed if direct billing has not been approved and the Master Account charges will be paid by credit card or company check. . Greater DC Cares agrees that the Hotel may charge to this credit card any payment as required under this Group Sales Agreement.
TAX EXEMPTIONS If Greater DC Cares maintains tax exempt status, Greater DC Cares must provide Hotel with a valid tax exemption certiflcetets) by May IS, 2011 in order to be exempt from tax charges. Group acknowledges that individual attendees do not qualify for tax exemptions ..

FUNCTION INFORMATION AGENDA/EVENT

AGENDA

Based on the requirements outlined by Greater DC Cares, the Hotel has reserved the function space set forth on the below Function Information Agenda/Event Agenda.
Date

. Day Start Time End Time Function Type

Setup

#

People

Rental
Waived

6/1512011 Wed 8:00AM 6/15/201 I Wed 8:00AM 6115/201 I Wed &:00 AM 6/15120] I Wed 8:00AM 6/15/20] I Wed 8:00AM 6115/20 II Wed 11:30 AM 6/15/2011 Wed 12:00 PM

Registration 2:00 PM Registration I 300 11:30AM General Session Theatre 11:30AM Breakout Theatre 50 11:30AM Breakout Theatre 50 Theatre 50 11:30 AM Breakout 12;00 PM Special I Set Up Rounds of 10 400 1:00 PM Lunch

SI,aOO.Oo $650.00 $650.00 $650.00 Waived Waived

All meeting room, food and beverage, and related services arc subject to applicable taxes (currently 10%) and taxable service charge (currently 22%) in effect on the date(s) of the event. DAMAGE TO FUNCTION SPACE

Greater DC Cares agrees to pay for any damage to the function space that occurs while Greater DC Cares is using it. Greater DC Cares will not be responsible, however, for ordinary wear and tear or for damage that it can show was caused by persons other than Greater DC Cares and its attendees.
NO ROOM TRANSFER BY GUEST

Greater DC Cares agrees that neither Greater DC Cares nor attendees of the Event nor any intermediary shall be permitted to assign any rights or obligations under this Group Sales Agreement. or to resell or otherwise transfer to persons not associated with Greater DC Cares reservations for guestroorns, meeting rooms or any other facilities made pursuant to this Group Sales Agreement.

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MARRlOIT CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

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CURRENTCATERlNG

MINIMUM

RATES

Hotel's 2011 minimum catering prices are as follows: Continental Breakfast: Breakfast: r-p lated Lunch:
$26.00 per person $34.00 per person

$45.00 per person

These quotations do not include any applicable DC tax (currently at 10%), and a taxable service charge of22%. All food and beverage served in the Hotel must be purchased from the Hotel. MINIMUM CATERING REVENUE A minimum catering guarantee, to include food & beverage and rental, of $20,000.00 exclusive of taxable service charge and tax is required for this event, Should the expected dollar amount fall below the minimum, Greater DC Cares agrees to pay for the minimum guarantee. The difference between the expected amount and the minimum guarantee can be charged through upgrades or additions to present food and beverage requirements or through a function set up fee.
CATERING EVENT CANCELLATION

The Hotel is relying upon the food and beverage functions outlined on the Function Information Agenda/Event Agenda. Greater DC Cares agrees that a loss wilt be incurred by Hotel if there is a cancellation or reduction in the number offood and beverage functions and the num ber of food and beverage covers.
If any such function is cancelled Greater DC Cares agrees to pay Hotel within thirty (30) days, as follows: l, 2. 3. 3.

Function Function Function Function

is cancelled is cancelled is cancelled is cancelled

from date of agreement to 60 days prior: from 59 days to 30 days prior: from 29 days to 4 days prior: from 3 days prior to arrival date:

50% of the Hotel Revenue Estimate 65% of the Hotel Revenue Estimate

80% of the Hotel Revenue Estimate 100% of the Hotel Revenue Estimate

Hotel agrees that after receipt of this amount, it will not seek further damages resulting from the cancellation of such catered event.
OUTSIDE FOOD AND BEVERAGE POLICY

All food and beverages served at functions associated with the Event must be provided, prepared, and served by Hotel, and must be consumed on Hotel premises.
IMPOSSlU1UTY

The performance of this Agreement is subject to termination without liability upon the occurrence of any circumstance beyond the control of either party - such as acts of God, war, acts of terrorism, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, or curtailment I,Jf transportation facilities ~ to the extentthat such circumstance makes it illegal or impossible for the Hotel to provide, or for groups in general to use, the Hotel facilities. The ability to terminate this Agreement without liability pursuant to this paragraph is conditioned upon delivery of written notice to the other party setting forth the basis for such term ination as soon as reasonably practical- but in no event longer than ten (I 0) days - after learning of such basis.
CHANGES, ADDITIONS, STIPULATIONS, OR LINING OUT

Any changes, additions, stipulations or deletions including corrective lining out by either Hotel or Greater DC Cares will not be considered agreed to or binding on the other unless such modifications have been initialed or otherwise approved in writing by the other.
LITIGATION EXPENSES

The parties agree that, in the event litigation relating to this Agreement is filed by either party, the non-prevailing party in such litigation will pay the prevailing party's costs resulting from the litigation, including reasonable attorneys' fees. Page 3 of6
MARRIOTT CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION
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LIQUOR

LICENSE
Or

Greater DC Cares understands that Hotel's liquor license requires that beverages only be dispensed by Hotel employees bartenders. Alcoholic beverage service may be denied to those guests who appear to be intoxicated or are under age.
IN-HOUSE EQUIPMENT

Hotel will provide, at no charge, a reasonable amount of meeting equipment (for example, chairs, tables, chalkboards, etc). These complimentary arrangements do not include special setups or extraordinary formats that would deplete Hotel's present in-house equipment to the point of requiring rental of an additional supply to accommodate Greater DC Cares's needs. If such special setups or extraordinary formats are requested, Hotel will present Greater DC Cares two (2) alternatives: (1) charging Greater DC Cares the rental cost for additional equiprnent, or (2) changing the extraordinary setup toa standard format, avoiding the additional cost. UNATTENDED ITEMS/ADDITIONAL
SECURITY

The Hotel cannot ensure the security of items left unattended in function rooms. Special arrangements may be made with the Hotel for securing a limited number of valuable items. If Greater DC Cares requires additional security with respect to such items or for any other reason, the Hotel will assist in making these arrangements. All security personnel to be utilized during the Event are subject to Hotel approval.
USE OF OUTSIDE VENDORS

If Greater DC Cares wishes to hire outside vendors to provide any goods or services at Hotel during the Event, Hotel may, in its sole discretion, require that such vendor provide Hotel, in fonn and amount reasonably satisfactory to Hotel, an indemnification agreement and proof of adequate insurance.
PERFORMANCE LICENSES

Greater DC Cares will be solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permission to perform. broadcast, transmit, or display any copyrighted works (including without limitation, music, audio. or video recordings, art, etc.) that Greater DC Cares may use or request to be used at the Hotel. SPECIAL CONCESSIONS
In consideration of the Room Night Commitment and the functions ldentlfled on the Function Information Agenda/Event Agenda, Hotel will provide Greater DC Cares with the following special concessions: I. 2.

TWD

Four (4) complimentary valet parking tickets for Wednesday, June 15, 2011. discounted sleeping rooms Tuesday, June 14,2011 at a rate of $329 per room per night (Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 14.5%) in effect at the time of check-out).

ADJUSTMENTS TO CONCESSIONS Space Agenda the Hotel may adjust any concessions previously offered in this Agreement, including those concessions offered on a complimentary basis. and may also adjust the Function Space in direct proportion to the reduction in the Room Night Commitment.
In the event of reductions in the Room Night Commitment/Function

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MARRI01T CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRlETARY INFORMAnON

Version 1.0

REWARDS PROGRAM

- REWARDING

EVENTS

Approximately (10) business days after the conclusion of the Event (provided that the Event is not cancelled and Greater DC Cares has otherwise complied with the material terms and conditions of this Agreement), the Hotel will either award Points or submit IU1 award for airline miles: CHECK ONE OPTION BELOW:

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Award Points to the Contact (as identified on page I of this Agreement or the Authorized Signer of this Agreement) Member Name --~~~~~---------------------------Rewards Program Member Number __ Award Airline Miles to the Contact (as identified on page 1 of this Agreement or the Authorized Signer of this Agreement) ~ f\ t\ Member Name .1'I,~L_nQ.i)SDC\ Rewards Program Member 'Number Airline frequent flier account number . Name of airline _

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Decline to Award Points or Airline Miles. The Contact and the Authorized Signer of this Agreement elect not to receive (and hereby waive the right to receive) an award of Points or airline miles in connection with the Event.

The number of Points or airline miles to be awarded shall be determined pursuant to the Rewards Program Tenus and Conditions, as in effect at the time of award. The Rewards Program Terms and Conditions are available on-line at marriottrewards.com, and may be changed at the sole discretion of the Rewards Program at any time and without notice. The lndividualts) identified above to receive either Points or airline miles may not be changed without such lndividualts)" prior written consent, By inserting the airline mileage account infonnation, the recipient elects to receive airline miles rather than Points. All Rewards Program Terms and Conditions apply.

ACCEPTANCE
When presented by the Hotel to Greater DC Cares, this document is an invitation by the Hotel to Greater DC Cares to make an offer. Upon signature by Greater DC Cares, this document will be an offer by Greater DC Cares. Only upon signature of this document by all parties will this document constitute a binding agreement. Unless the Hotel otherwise notifies Greater DC Cares at any time prior to Greater DC Cares's execution of this document, the outlined format and dates will be held by the Hotel for Greater DC .Cares on a first-option basis until January 2], 201 t If Greater DC Cares cannot make a commitment prior to that date, this invitation to offer will revert to a second-option basis Of, at the Hotel's option, the arrangements will be released, in which case neither party will have any further obligations. Upon signature by both parties, Greater DC Cares and the Hotel shall have agreed to and executed this Agreement by their authorized representatives as of the dates indicated below. SIGNATURES Approved and authorized by Greater DC Cares. Name: (Print) Title: (Print)
Signature:

_Madye Henson,.--~ President & CEO

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Date: Approved and authorized by Hotel: Name: (Print) Titte: (Print) Kate Hayne Seoior Catering Sales Executive Page 5 of6
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INVOICE DATE; June 20,2011 INVOICE NUMBER: 9671P11128 INVOICE TOTAL Customer Service: 8664357627

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6/15/2011 Kate Hayne Shannon Cosqrove Direct Bill

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999 Ninth Street, NW· Washington, D.C. 20001-4427 Phone (202) 682·3394· Fax (202) 789-4213

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Banquet Check
Organization: Post As: Contact: Address: Greater DC Cares Impact Summit Alicia Lee 1156 15th street NW #840 Washington, DC 20005 Billing: Master Acct#: Tax Exempt: MGR: Phone: (202) 777-4458 ADMIN; Captain: appvd $30k 1427L No not tax exempt Event Date:

6/15/2011

Shannon Cosgrove Sara Kessler

Fax:

! Quantity""
200

Food
CONTINENTAL

Price
#1
26,00 Per person Subtotal: 22.00 10.00 Total:

Amount !
5,200.00 5,200.00 1,144,00 634.40 6,978.40

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Price
Function: Function: Function: Function: Function: Function:
GS SETU 1,000.00

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1,000.00

Room: Room: Room: Room: Room: Room:

BO BO RMRD
CBK Subtotal: 22.00 10,00 Total: 1,000,00 220,00 22,00 1,242,00 Service Charge %: Room Rental Tax %:

-- ------ ----- -- --- ---- ---- ---

Approved and Accepted by:
White-Accounting Plnk·Banquets Blue-Guest Canary-Catering

Date:

Created: Booked By: Event Manager: Billing Arrangements:

6/15/2011
Kate Hayne Shannon Cosqrove Direct Bill

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Banquet Check
Organization: Post As: Contact: Address: Greater DC Cares Impact Summit Alicia Lee 1156 15th street NW #840 Washington, DC 20005 Billing: Master Acct#: Tax Exempt: MGR: Phone: Fax: (202) 777-4458 ADMIN: Captain: Grand Total: Balance Due: appvd $30k 1427L No not tax exempt Event Date;

6/15/2011

Shannon Cosgrove Sara Kessler

8,382.05 8,382.05

Approved and Accepted by:
While-Accounting Pink-Banquets Blue-Guest Canary-Catering

Date:

Created: Booked By: Event Manager: Billing Arrangements:

Kate Hayne Shannon Cosqrove Direct Bill

6/15/2011

RENAISSANCE~
WASHINGTON DC DOWNTOWN HOTEL
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PMS Account #: 1427L Check #: 162932 Page: 1 of 1

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6/15/2011

Shannon Cosgrove Sara Kessler

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1

Miscellaneous
room re-key ($75.00 one time charge)

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Date:

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6/15/2011
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PMS Account #: 1427L Check #: 162933 Page: 1 of 1

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6/15/2011

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Banquet Check
Organization: Post As: Contact: Address: Greater DC Cares Impact Summit Alicia Lee 1156 15th street NW #840 Washington, Billing: Master Acct#: Tax Exempt: MGR: Phone: Fax: (202) 777-4458 ADMIN: Captain: appvd $30k 1427L No not tax exempt EVent Date: 6/15/2011

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Greater DC Cares Alicia Lee alee@greaterdccares.org 17251 Street N.W. Ste 200 Washington, DC 20006-2427 Khaleelah Gilcreast, Shannon Cosgrove Congressional B - The Impact Summit
Products and servlcea Podium Package
Standing Podium 4 channel mixer Podium Microphone Table Microphone

Jun 15,2011

Qty

Rate
$160.00

Total
$160.00

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$60.00

$240.00

$400.00
$88.00

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Greater DC Cares Alicia Lee alee@greaterdccares.org 17251 Street N.W. Ste 200 Washington, DC 20006-2427 Khaleelah Gilcreast, Shannon Cosgrove Congressional A - The Impact Summit
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Jun 15,2011

Qty

Rate $160.00

Total $0.00

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1

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Jun

15,2011

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Page 4 of 7
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Greater DC Cares Alicia Lee alee@greaterdccares.org 17251 Street N.W. Ste 200 Washington, DC 20006-2427 Khaleelah Gilcreast, Shannon Cosgrove Renaissance Ballroom - The Impact Summit
Products and Services 7.5 x 10 Dual Pro/ecDan Package 6' - 25' VGA Cable 34" Plastic Cart - Wide 7.5 x 10 Fastfold Screen wi dress kit
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Jun 15,2011

Qty

Rate
$3,325.00

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5000 - 6000 lumens LCD Projectors Power Strip and Extension Cord Pipe & Drape (per fl.) Podium Package Standing Podium 4 channel mixer Podium Microphone

1

$160.00

$0.00

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$3,325.00 $731.50 $-665.00 $203.49 $3,594.99

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Page 5 of 7 BED:

Greater DC Cares Alicia Lee alee@greaterdccares.org 1725 I Street N.W. Ste 200 Washington, DC 20006-2427 Khaleelah Gllcreast, Shannon Cosgrove Room 5 - The Impact Summit
Products and Services PodIum Package Standing Podium 4 channel mixer Podium Microphone Table Microphone Jun 15, 2011

Qty

Rate $160.00

Total $160,00

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Greater DC Cares Alicia Lee alee@greaterdccares.org 1725 I Street N.W. Ste 200 Washington, DC 20006-2427 Khaleelah Gllcreast, Shannon Cosgrove Congressional Hall NB - The Impact Summit
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$3,095.00 $300.00

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Greater DC Cares Alicia Lee alee@greaterdccares.org 1725 I Street N.W. Ste 200 Washington, DC 20006-2427 KhaJeelah Gilcreast, Shannon Cosgrove Penn Quarter - The Impact Summit
Products and Services
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Jun 15, 2011

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Superior Court of the District of Columbia
CIVIL DIVISION
SOl) Indiana Avenue, :'I.W., Suite 5>iHHl Washington, D.C. 2000 I Telephone: (202) 879-1 U3

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Case Number

0000497-12

Greater

D.C.

Cares,

Inc.
Defendant

SUMMONS To the above named Defendant: You are hereby summoned and required to serve an Answer to the attached Complaint, either personally or through an attorney, within twenty (20) days after service of this summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If you are being sued as an officer or agency of the United States Government or the District of Columbia Government, you have sixty (60) days after service of this summons to serve your Answer. A copy of the Answer must be mailed to the attorney for the party plaintiff who is suing you. The attorney's name and address appear below. If plaintiff has no attorney, a copy of the Answer must be mailed to the plaintiff at the address stated on this Summons. You are also required to file the original Answer with the Court in Suite 5000 at 500 Indiana Avenue, N.W., between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Mondays through Fridays or between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon on Saturdays. You may file the original Answer with the Court either before you serve a copy of the Answer on the plaintiff or within five (5) days after you have served the plaintiff. If you fail to file an Answer, judgment by default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.
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IMPORTANT; IF YOU FAIL TO FILE AN ANSWER WITHIN THE TIME STATED ABOVE, OR IF, AFTER YOU ANSWER, YOU FAIL TO APPEAR AT ANY TIME THE COURT NOTIFIES YOU TO DO SO, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT MA Y BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE MONEY DAMAGES OR OTHER RELIEF DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT. IF THIS OCCURS, YOUR WAGES MAYBE ATTACHED OR WITHHELD OR PERSONAL PROPERTY OR REAL ESTATE YOU OWN MAY BE TAKEN AND SOLD TO PAY THE JUDGMENT. IF YOU INTEND TO OPPOSE THIS ACTION, DO NOT FAIL TO ANSWER WiTHIN THE REQWRED TIME. lfyou wish to talk to a lawyer and feel that you cannot afford to pay a fee to a lawyer, promptly contact one of the offices of the Legal Aid Society (202-628-1161) or the Neighborhood Legal Services (202-682-2700) for help or come to Suite 5000 at 500 Indiana Avenue, N. W" for more Information concerning places where you may ask for such help. See reverse side for Spanish translation Yea al dorso la traduccion a[ espanol
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Superior Court of the District of Columbia
CIVIL DIVISION - CIVIL ACTIONS BRANCH INFORMA nON SHEET

Marriott International, Inc.
vs

Case Number: Date:

January

,2012

Greater D.C. Cares, Inc.
Name: (please print) Firm Name: Telephone

C. Lawrence Wiser
Six digit Unified Bar No.:

Relationship to Lawsuit III Attorney for Plaintiff Self(Pro Other:

Attorney at Law
No.: 301-949-7870
923235

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TYPE OF CASE: III Non-Jury Demand:$ $29,561.20

o 6 Person

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Jury Other:

o 12 Person

Jury _

PENDING CASE(S) RELATED TO THE ACTION BEING FILED Case No.: Judge: Case No.: NATURE

Calendar #: Calendar #:

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---------- Judge: -------------(Check One Box Only)

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OF SUIT:

A.CONTRACTS

III

D D

D

01 Breach of Contract 02 Breach of Warranty 06 Negotiable Instrument 15 __

o 07 Personal Property o 09 Real Property-Real
D

COLLECTION CASES

Estate 12 Speci fie Performance

D 14 Under $25,000 Pltf Grants Consent D 16 Under $25,000 Consent Denied III 17 OVER $25,000

B. PROPERTY TORTS

o 0 I Automobile
D 02 Conversion

D

07 Shoplifting, D.C. Code § 27-1 02(a)

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03 Destruction of Private Property 04 Property Damage

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05 Trespass 06 Traffic Adjudication

C. PERSONAL TORTS

D

D D D

DOl

Abuse of Process

02 Alienation of Affection

o o
D

03 Assault and Battery 04 Automobile-Personal Injury 05 Deceit (Misrepresentation) 06 False Accusation 07 False Arrest 08 Fraud

o 10 Invasion of Privacy o 1 1 Libel and Slander o 12 Malicious Interference o 13 Malicious Prosecution
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Asbestos
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o 10 T.R.O.lInjunction
Judgment (Emin. Domain)

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o 04 Condemnation

o II Writ of Replevin o 12 Enforce Mechanics Lien o 16 Declaratory Judgment
o 17 Merit Personnel

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II.

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05 Ejectment 07 Insurance/Subrogation Under $25,000 Pltf. Grants Consent 08 Quite Title 09 Special Writ/Warrants DC Code § 11-941

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Act (OEA) (D.C. Code Title 1, Chapter 6) 18 Product Liability 24 Application to Confirm, Modify, Vacate Arbitration Award (D.C. Code § 16-4315)

o 25 Liens: Tax/Water Consent Granted o 26 Insurance/Subrogation Under $25,000 Consent Denied o 27 Insurance/Subrogation Over $25,000 o 28 Motion to Confirm Arbitration Award (Collection Cases Only) o 26 Merit Personnel Act (OHR) o 30 Liens: Tax/Water Consent Denied

o

003 Change of Name 006 Foreign Judgment 013 Correction of Birth Certificate 14 Correction of Marriage Certificate

o 15 Libel of Information o 19 Enter Administrative o

Order as Judgment [D.C. Code § 2-1S02.03(h) or 32-1519(a)] 20 Master Meter (D.C. Code § 42-3301, et seq.)

o 21 Petition
o o

for Subpoena [Rule 28-1 (b)] 22 Release Mechanics Lien 23 Rule 27 (a)(I) (Perpetuate Testimony)

January
C. Lawrence Wiser, #923235

,2012
Date

Attorney's Signature

CV-496/J'vla:-'

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avlLACI'IONS BRANCH
SUPERIOR MARRIOTT COURT OF THE DISTRICT CIVIL DIVISION INC. OF COLUMB

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GREATER

D.C. CARES,

Defendant AFFIDAVIT DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: OF VERIFICATION ss. first duly sworn on oath says: in the Complaint is a just and true exclusive OF COMPLAINT

Laura Weiner, being 1. statement

That the statement

of the amount owing by Defendant and just grounds

to Plaintiff

of all set-offs 2.

of defense. of Finance Hotel & Accounting operated of the by the to

That she is the Director Washington corporation DC

Renaissance plaintiff

Downtown

and that as such

she has the authority

make this affidavit

on behalf

of Plaintiff.

Subscribed 2012.

and sworn to before me this

\q+h

day of January,

, Notary My Commission Expires:
SNnIIca HuggfnI Notary Public District of Cotumbre My Commission Expires September 30, 2Ot5

Publlc

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIVIL DIVISION
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, Vs. GREATER D.C. CARES, INC. INC. C.A. No. 2012 CA 000497 B

INITIAL ORDER AND ADDENDUM
Pursuant to D.C. Code § 11-906 and District of Columbia Superior Court Rule of Civil Procedure ("SCR Civ") 40-1, it is hereby ORDERED as follows:

(l) Effective this date, this case has assigned to the individual calendar designated below. All future filings in this case shall bear the calendar number and the judge's name beneath the case number in the caption. On filing any motion or paper related thereto, one copy (for the judge) must be delivered to the Clerk along with the original. (2) Within 60 days of the filing of the complaint, plaintiff must file proof of serving on each defendant: copies of the Summons, the Complaint, and this Initial Order. As to any defendant for whom such proof of service has not been filed, the Complaint will be dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution unless the time for serving the defendant has been extended as provided in SCR Civ 4(m). (3) Within 20 days of service as described above, except as otherwise noted in SCR Civ 12, each defendant must respond to the Complaint by filing an Answer or other responsive pleading. As to the defendant who has failed to respond, a default and judgment will be entered unless the time to respond has been extended as provided in SCR Civ 55(a). (4) At the time and place noted below, all counsel and unrepresented parties shall appear before the assigned judge at an Initial Scheduling and Settlement Conference to discuss the possibilities of settlement and to establish a schedule for the completion of all proceedings, including, normally, either mediation, case evaluation, or arbitration. Counsel shall discuss with their clients prior to the conference whether the clients are agreeable to binding or non-binding arbitration. This order is the only notice that parties and counsel will receive concerning this Conference. (5) Upon advice that the date noted below is inconvenient for any party or counsel, the Quality Review Branch (202) 879-1750 may continue the Conference Q.!!.£!, with the consent of all parties, to either of the two succeeding Fridays. Request must be made not less than six business days before the scheduling conference date. No other continuance of the conference will be granted except upon motion for good cause shown. (6) Parties are responsible for obtaining and complying with all requirements of the General Order for Civil cases, each Judge's Supplement to the General Order and the General Mediation Order. Copies of these orders are available in the Courtroom and on the Court's website http://www.dccourts.gov/. Chief Judge Lee F. Satterfield Case Assigned to: Judge ERIK CHRISTIAN Date: January 23,2012 Initial Conference: 10:00 am, Friday, April 27, 2012 Location: Courtroom 212 500 Indiana Avenue N.W. WASHINGTON, DC 20001

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ADDENDUM TO INITIAL ORDER AFFECTING ALL MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES In accordance with the Medical Malpractice Proceedings Act of2006, D.C. Code § 16-2801, et seq. (2007 Winter Supp.), "[ajfter an action is filed in the court against a healthcare provider alleging medical malpractice, the court shall require the parties to enter into mediation, without discovery or, if all parties agree[,] with only limited discovery that will not interfere with the completion of mediation within 30 days of the Initial Scheduling and Settlement Conference CISSC prior to any further litigation in an effort to reach a settlement agreement. The early mediation schedule shall be included in the Scheduling Order following the ISSC. Unless all parties agree, the stay of discovery shall not be more than 30 days after the ISSC. D.C. Code § 162821.
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To ensure compliance with this legislation, on or before the date of the ISSC, the Court will notify all attorneys and pro se parties of the date and time of the early mediation session and the name of the assigned mediator. Information about the early mediation date also is available over the internet at https:llwww:dccourts.gov/pal. To facilitate this process, all counsel and pro se parties in every medical malpractice case are required to confer, jointly complete and sign an EARL Y MEDIATION FORM, which must be filed no later than ten (l0) calendar days prior to the ISSC. Two separate Early Mediation Forms are available. Both forms may be obtained at www.dccourts.gov/medmalmediation. One form is to be used for early mediation with a mediator from the multi-door medical malpractice mediator roster; the second form is to be used for early mediation with a private mediator. Both forms also are available in the Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Office, Suite 105, 515 5th Street, N.W. (enter at Police Memorial Plaza entrance). Plaintiffs counsel is responsible for eFiling the form and is required to e-mail a courtesy copy to earlymedmal@dcsc.gov. Pro se Plaintiffs who elect not to eFile may file by hand in the Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Office. A roster of medical malpractice mediators available through the Court's Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division, with biographical information about each mediator, can be found at www.dccourts.gov/medmalmediationlmediatorprofiles. All individuals on the roster are judges or lawyers with at least 10 years of significant experience in medical malpractice litigation. D.C. Code § 16-2823(a). If the parties cannot agree on a mediator, the Court will appoint one. D.C. Code § 16-2823(b ). The following persons are required by statute to attend personally the Early Mediation Conference: (1) all parties; (2) for parties that are not individuals, a representative with settlement authority; (3) in cases involving an insurance company, a representative of the company with settlement authority; and (4) attorneys representing each party with primary responsibility for the case. D.C. Code § 16-2824. No later than ten (10) days after the early mediation session has terminated, Plaintiff must eFile with the Court a report prepared by the mediator, including a private mediator, regarding: (l) attendance; (2) whether a settlement was reached; or, (3) if a settlement was not reached, any agreements to narrow the scope of the dispute, limit discovery, facilitate future settlement, hold another mediation session, or otherwise reduce the cost and time of trial preparation. D.C. Code § 16-2826. Any Plaintiff who is pro se may elect to file the report by hand with the Civil Clerk's Office. The forms to be used for early mediation reports are available at www.dccourts.gov/medmalmediation. Chief Judge Lee F. Satterfield
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