Community’s Choice for the Week of January 11th, 2015

 Grief Services

Gilchrist Grief Services invites men to their grief support group February 7th at 10am. www.gilcrhisthospice.org

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DC Town Hall

D-C residents. It’s your turn to speak. Attend the talking transition town meeting January 17th at the convention center to tell city officials what you would like to see in your city. www.talkingtransitiondc.com

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Virginia Black History

Virginia Black History Month Association invites youth to participate in its Children’s Writing contest now underway until February 16th.   www.vabhma.com

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Feed Our People

We Feed Our People will serve hot meals and provide warm clothes to the District’s homeless and underserve to honor Dr. King Day January 19th at MLK Library and in Anacostia near the Big Chair in SE  www.wefeedourpeople.org

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Domestic Violence

Learn about ways to combat domestic violence. Join “Bound for Better” to help victims of domestic violence become survivors. www.boundforbetter.org

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Zeta’s Skate Fundraiser

Join the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority for their Skate 4 Babies fundraiser February 7th at Seabrook Skating Center. www.zpb1920spz.org

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 D-C Public Libraries

Join D-C Public Library January 11th thru 18th for A Century of Black Life, History and Culture, a series of events honoring Dr. King. www.dc.gov

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Dr. King Town Hall

WHUR reminds you that Dr. King Day is a Day On … Not a Day Off. Join us January 19th for our annual Dr. King town hall meeting at First Baptist Church of Glenarden.

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 Montgomery County Library

Friends of the Library in Montgomery County are accepting nominations for their Charles Gilchrist Volunteer Award. www.folmc.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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