Community’s Choice for the Week of September 3rd, 2017

Basketball Tournament

You can help fight childhood cancer. Come out September 9th for a Charity Basketball Tournament at North Laurel Community Center. 202-491-9633.


Tubman Celebration

Enjoy a day of diverse racial and religious activities. The 8th Annual Harriet Tubman Day Celebration is September 16th in Columbia. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-harriet-tubman-day-celebration-tickets-34974730360


BSU Bike Ride

Enjoy a bike ride thru Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties September 9th and support scholarships for Bowie State University Students. Register today for the BSU Bike tour. www.bowiestate.edu/biketour


Kidney Day

Fight back against kidney disease. Join The American Kidney Fund for DC Kidney Action Day September 9th at the Yards Park at the Capitol Riverfront in SE. www.knowyourkidneysdc.org


100 Black Women

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women in Anne Arundel County is hosting a forum on domestic violence September 9th at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church. 410-636-1714.


TedX

Howard University is hosting its 3rd TedX Howard University event September 14th in the Blackburn Center Ballroom. This year’s TedX theme is “All Things Glorious. www.eventbrite.com.


 


Charles Town Races and Breast Cancer

You can help fight breast cancer. Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is hosting its 9th Annual Race for the Ribbon Events to Support Breast Cancer Care and Services September 23rd. www.imathlete.com/events/racefortheribbon5k


HU and Nutrition

Howard University is recruiting qualified individuals to serve as a standardized patient for its nutritional science program. www.howard.edu/clinicalskills/

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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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