Community’s Choice for the Week of February 8th 2015

It Takes Two

It Takes Two, Inc. is collecting blankets thru February 28th to help the homeless. Drop off your donation at the Internal Life Detox Center in Capital Heights.  www.ittakestwoinc.org

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MLK Library

It’s Black History Month. Join Martin Luther King Memorial Library for a series of history making events.  www.dclibrary.org

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 Black and Missing

Each year, hundreds of thousand of persons of color vanish without a trace. Learn more about this issue at the Black and Missing Foundation.  www.bamfi.org

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Blood Drive

Help save a life. Join WHUR and Virginia Blood Services for our blood drive Saturday, February 28th from 11am to 3pm at Howard University Hospital.  www.vablood.org

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Healthcare

Everyone needs health insurance. Sign up now at to health care dot gov. The deadline is February 15th.www.healthcare.gov

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Scholarship Money

Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union is accepting entries for its 2015 Stallings and Prestandrea Scholarship. The deadline is March 31st.www.princegeorgesCFCU.org

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Stoddard Baptist Church

The Stoddard Baptist Home Foundation is hosting several presentations in recognition of Black History Month. www.stoddardbaptisthome.com

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Blood Drive

Help save a life. Join WHUR and Virginia Blood Services for our blood drive Saturday, February 28th from 11am to 3pm at Howard University Hospital. www.vablood.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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