Do you need help understanding reverse mortgages? Housing counseling Services, Inc. is hosting a free workshop February 14th at its NW office. www.housingetc.org
Help girls learn new skills and become entrepreneurs. Support the Girl Scouts. Cookie sales begin February 17th. www.gscnc.org
The GW Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center increases awareness of kidney disease, diagnosis and treatment options. Learn more about your kidneys’ health at www.gwkidney.org.
Operation Help the People is in need of volunteers and donations to provide protection packages and meals for the homeless. www.operationhelpthepeople.org
Calling all 1967 graduates of McKinley Tech High School. Planning is underway for your 50th class reunion. The committee is looking to locate class members. Tech1967goldenreunion@gmail.com
Be a part of helping to save a life. Come out February 4th for the sickle cell blood drive at Children’s Hospital. It’s hosted by Prince Hall Grand Lodge of DC. www.childrensnational.org/donateblood
Looking for an opportunity to give back? The Northern Virginia Long Term Care Ombudsman Program needs volunteer advocates for residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ltcombudsman
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Come out for a free health screening. The Nu (new) Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents their Pink Goes Red health fair February 3rd at St. Charles Town Center Mall. 301-751-1657.
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Renee Nash, Director of Information and Public Affairs for WHUR, is a well-respected journalist who has covered a range of issues from local and national politics, to healthcare reform and civil rights. She has also spearheaded numerous award-winning projects including radiothons, town hall meetings and food and clothing drives. Over her 25-year career at WHUR, she has been a writer, reporter, producer and anchor. Renee serves on the boards of many organizations including the Edith P. Wright Breast Cancer Foundation and Sisters of Hope. She is the proud mom of Dominique and Delante.