My name is Fernando the Flamingo. As you may already know, I live in the Florida House up on Capitol Hill. My job at the Florida House is to promote the education and culture of Florida while showing good ol’ Southern hospitality to the toursists that come to visit our house. I’ll be updating you on events at the Florida House, on Capitol Hill, and fun things I’ve done (or want to do) in Washington, D.C. The header of this blog shows a small sample of the Highwaymen artists, whose collection you can see right now at the Florida House!
Lately there have been a lot of exciting events on Capitol Hill. Congress just came back into session, which means the sidewalks around the Florida House are yet again filled with people! Many of the tourists may have gone home, but we’re still staying busy around here. President Obama came into town this week to propose his new jobs plan to Congress, and today at the Florida House we had a congressional briefing with the Partnership for Safe Medicines.
Tomorrow we’re welcoming Miss Florida for an event with the Everglades Foundation and are hoping a few people from the D.C. area can come and meet her!
That’s all the time I have for today. Later this week I’ll be introducing you to my coworkers and giving you the scoop on upcoming events in D.C.! Stay tuned…