Community’s Choice for the Week of February 9, 2014

Howard University Symposium

The Howard University Initiative on Democracy, Markets, Communication, and Technology presents its 2014 U-S Healthcare Symposium Thursday, April 10th.  www.husymposium.blogspot.com.

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Working Parents Assistance

There’s help for working parents who need assistance to pay for childcare in Montgomery County.  It’s called the Working Parents Assistance Program. 240-777-1177

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Fit-A-Thon

Help fight childhood obesity.  Join the Corder-Pounders’ Fit-A-Thon Saturday, February 15th from 1pm to 10pm at the National Harbor’s Will Power Gym.  www.corderpoundersfitness.com

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Blacks In Wax

The 8th Annual Blacks in Wax is Friday, February 28th at the Eagle Center at McGogney in SE.  The event is free and open to the public at various times. www.recreationwishlist.org

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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity invites youth to audition for its DC High School Talent Hunt Competition Saturday, February 22nd at 4pm at CAPCS Charter School. www.alphaomegachapter.org

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WHUT Town Hall

WHUT invites you to its American Graduate Community Town Hall meeting and reception featuring NPR’s Michele Martin Tuesday, February 18th.  www.whut.org.

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Norton Tax Fair

DC residents can get free tax preparation at Congresswoman Norton’s Annual Tax Fair Saturday, February 15th from 10am to 12pm at the Washington Convention Center.  Your household income must be less than $52K. www.norton.house.gov/about/events/tax-preparation-fair

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Healthcare

The African American Health Alliance reminds you that the deadline is fast approaching to enroll for healthcare.  The deadline is March 31st.  Enroll now.  www.africanamericanhealthalliance.org

 

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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