News

Tom Ridge speaks at Amity

Former Pennsylvania Governor and former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge held court on the Lakewood stage on a variety of topics from how to improve the United States’ position in the world to how we can better protect this country.

January 2013 News

As we begin our 89th year of Amity (yes it has been that long), let’s reflect a little on how far we have come as a club. Many of you have heard the stories from Ben and our dear departed friend Ralph about the origins of the club and its start as a social club…

Lifelong Sports Fan, Bert Abramson, in The Washington Post

Bert Abramson

By J. Freedom du Lac, in The Washington Post Now here sits Bertram R. Abramson, 99 years old, lifelong lover of baseball — especially Washington baseball — wearing his new Nationals hat and talking about the time he saw his hometown team play in the World Series.“Game One, 1924,” he says. “Walter Johnson pitched for…

B’nai Israel Congregation’s Mitzvah day

Dear Amity Club President Wollins, Steve, I have been meaning to write and thank you again for all the wonderful help (and donations) the Amity Club of Washington provided to B’nai Israel Congregation’s Mitzvah day!  There are countless places where your members could donate your time so we especially appreciate that you picked B’nai. We…

Giving Back

Amity members feel a strong pride in using their collective muscle in contributing to community needs. From building sukkot to repairing homes and making sandwiches, Amity members are there to help. In addition, a portion of annual dues goes to charitable contributions. Here is a partial list of organizations benefiting from Amity generosity: Alzheimer’s Association…

Amity Works with Rebuilding Together

Amity members worked with the Montgomery County, Md group, Building Together, to help renovate a home in Kensington, Md. The effort is called Sukkot in April. The group got off to an early start and assisted with the initial phases of the project by removing junk, some landscaping and cleaning the walls in preparation of…