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Friends of Rigby volunteer Tara Flanagan, 21, administers a fire safety survey on April 9, 2016 to Georgetown University senior William Paolella, 22. Photo credit: NBC Washington

Friends of Rigby volunteer Tara Flanagan, 21, administers a fire safety survey on April 9, 2016 to Georgetown University senior William Paolella, 22.

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Illegal Apartments Can Go Unnoticed, DC Officials Say After 2 Deaths

Nina Brekelmans, 25, and Michael McLoughlin, 24, died one year ago after a house fire in apartments D.C. officials say were unlicensed

By Andrea Swalec, NBC Washington, June 3, 2016

 
Friends of Rigby President Jay Tedino: "Dan would've wanted us to turn a negative into a positive." Photo credit: NBC Washington

Friends of Rigby President Jay Tedino: "Dan would've wanted us to turn a negative into a positive."

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A Cause Born in tragedy

Nearly a decade has passed since that tragic morning in an off-campus basement, but the memories are strong for Jay Tedino.  So is his commitment to making something positive from it.

By Kery Murakami, Georgetown Business Magazine, Spring 2014

 
Runners and walkers alike came out for the Run for Rigby Photo credit: Friends of Rigby

Runners and walkers alike came out for the Run for Rigby

Photo credit: Friends of Rigby

georgetown celebrates 10th annual rigby weekend

On Saturday morning, as the sun shone high over the Hilltop and D.C.’s cherry blossoms were at their peak, the Friends of Rigby Foundation celebrated the 10th Annual Rigby Weekend to promote fire safety among Georgetown students and to commemorate the life of Daniel Rigby (MSB ’05).

By Grace Brennan, Georgetown Voice, April 14, 2014