Community’s Choice for the Week of August 19th 2018

Taste of the World

The 3rd Annual Taste of the World Festival is August 25th at the Emery Recreation Center in NW. www.dpr.dc.gov


Volunteers Needed

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services needs your help. They are seeking volunteers to assist sexual assault victims and their families. Training is provided. www.montgomerycountymd.gov/vasap


AKA Day Party

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority invites to to its All White with a Splash of Greek Day Party” August 25th at the Knights Hall in Fort Washington. www.eventbrite.com/e/white-party-with-a-splash-of-greek-tickets


Emancipation Day

Come out and help fight diabetes in the DMV. The 6th Annual Emancipation Day 5k Run/Walk for diabetes is September 1st.


Healing to Grace Conference

Be a part of the solution to break the cycle of domestic violence. Join Healing 2 Grace September 15th for its Healing Is Beautiful Conference at the Silver Spring Civic Building. www.healing2.grace.org


Summer Block Party

Support returning citizens and their families. Come out to the Community Summer Block Party August 25th at in Temple Hills. It’s hosted by the Phoenix Reintegration Project. www.thephoenix-project.com


35th Annual National African Dance and Drum Conference

Enjoy the flavor of Africa. Join the KanKouran West African Dance Company for their 35th Annual National African Dance and Drum conference August 31st thru Sunday September 2nd. www.kankouran.org


Community Giveback

Together Helping Unite God’s Sons, Inc. is offering free backpacks and school supplies at their 4th Annual Community Giveback September 2nd in Gaithersrbug. www.thugsinc.org

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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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