Community’s Choice for the Week of November 19th, 2017

Opiod Addiction

Is someone in your family addicted to opiods and needs help?  Call the Howard University Urban Health Initiative for assistance.  202-806-7707.


Organ Donor

Are you a registered organ donor? Make a difference, register today to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor. www.beadonor.org.


Running Club

Grab your sneakers and join the Prince George’s Running Club for its 10k race December 2nd in College Park. www.pgrc.org


Epilepsy Month

November is National Epilepsy Month. Volunteers are needed for the National Walk for Epilepsy in DC. www.walkforepilepsy.org


Support Group

A new support group is forming for formerly incarcerated women in Montgomery County. Meetings begin every Saturday starting December 2nd at the Rockville Library. www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cfw


Domestic Violence

Are you a victim of domestic violence? The Prince George’s County Family Justice Center, an initiative of the Circuit Court can help. 301-708-8008


World Aids Day

December 1st is World Aids Day. Come out for free confidential HIV Testing at Bowie State University. It’s hosted by the PrInce Geoge’s County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. www.pgcacdst.org



Housing Discrimination

Did you know that disability is the most commonly reported form of housing discrimination? Contact Housing Counseling Services, Inc. if you have been a victim 202-667-7337.


Toys Needed

The Family Crisis Center is in need of toys. Donations can be made through December 11th at its Brentwood, Maryland facility. 301-779-2100.

 

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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