Community’s Choice for the Week of February 12th, 2017

Free Tax Help

Need help with your taxes. The Montgomery County Volunteer Center is providing free tax preparation assistance thru April 18th.

Howard Alumni Club

Howard University Alumni Club of Greater Washington’s 2017 Spring Academic scholarship application is now underway. The deadline is March 15.

Volunteers Needed

Your help is needed. Fairfax County is looking for volunteers to drive older adults to medical appointment and wellness programs.

Prom Dresses Needed

Make this prom season special for needy youth. Come out March 18th to a dress drive hosted by Project Prom Southern Maryland in LaPlata, Maryland.

GW Kidney Center

The GW Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center increases awareness of kidney disease diagnosis, treatment options, and kidney donations. Learn more about keeping your kidneys healthy at

DC Special Olympics

Support people with intellectual disabilities. Come out February 15th for the DC Special Olympics Winter Sports Classic Youth Bowling game at Capital Plaza.

Communities of Color Conference

The 8th Annual Communities of Color Conference is February 24th at GW University.

PG Arts and Humanities Council

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council’s grant season is now open. The application deadline is March 17th.

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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