Community’s Choice for the Week of September 25th 2016

Howard University Open Enrollment Sessions

Howard University Open Enrollment Informational Sessions are underway.  Come out and learn from the experts about your health, dental, and other benefits.  Benefits staff will be available to discuss issues like changes for 2017.  For specifics on dates and locations, call HU/Human Resources 806-1280 or call
HUH/Human Resources 865-6650


Autism

DC Autism Society of American presents a benefit concert to raise money for its summer camp fund September 30th at the District Heights Municipal Center. www.autism-society.org


Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Join the ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority for their breast cancer fundraiser October 7th at Colony South Hotel and Conference Center in Clinton. www.eos1922.org


My Sister’s Place

My Sister’s Place is in need of volunteers for its Clothesline Project October 7th at McPherson Square in Northwest. www.mysistersplacedc.org


Walk/Run

Make a pledge to get fit. Come out October 1st for the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation’s 5k Run/Walk at the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail. www.pgparks.com


Black Male Summit

Rise to Greatness. Attend the 2016 Black Male Summit October 6th at Howard University. www.howard.edu


Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is everybody’s business. Join June, Inc. for its Walk of Faith October 8th on the National Mall. www.juneinc.org


Exodus Foundation

Exodus Foundation invites you to a day of advocacy on Capitol Hill October 11th and 12th to push for the release of non-violent offenders. www.exodusfoundation.org


I-T Training

Learn how to ace an I-T job interview. Attend the Hope Project I-T Summit October 1st at the RISE Development Center in SE. www.hopeprojectdc.org


Health Fair

DC Area Maternal and Child Health Fair is October 1st at Deanwood Recreation Center in NE.

www.dpr.dc.gov/deanwood


Candlelight Vigil

Help support the families of murdered victims.  Join the STAR Network for its community candlelight vigil September 25th on the National Mall.  240-339-1720.

 

Renee Nash


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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.

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