Community’s Choice for the Week of March 13, 2016

Breast Cancer Walk

Registration is underway now for the Test My Breasts 5K Walk and Wellness Fair April 2nd at Hains Point.   www.supportbreastcare.org

 


Housing Summit

The DC Federation of Democratic Women invites you to a legislative summit on navigating the road to affordable housing March 19th at the Old Council Chambers at 4th Street, NW.  202-635-6215

 


Underage Drinking

Underage drinking is no laughing matter. Get the facts at a free forum April 21st hosted by the Promising Neighborhood Drug Free Community Coalition in Cheverly. 240-264-0878.

 


Prostate Screening

Free prostate screenings will be held April 2nd at the Safeway Grocery parking lot in NE. It’s hosted by Howard University Cancer Center and the Washington, DC Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. www.wdcac.org

 


Easter Egg Hunt

Grab the kids and join the Dale City Civic Association for an Easter Egg Hunt March 26th at Cloverdale Park. www.dalecitycivic.org

 


Volunteer Drivers

Volunteers are needed to drive cancer patients to treatment for the American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery Program. www.cancer.org

 


Autism Awareness

Show your support for Autism Awareness. April 2nd is Light It Up Blue Day. Wear blue in recognition and support of Autism Awareness. www.learnwithleaf.com

 


HBCU Tour

Parents register your college bound youth for the 15th Annual HBCU tour hosted by the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College Southern Maryland Chapter. It’s March 28th. 240-394-9006.

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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