Community’s Choice for the Week of August 5th, 2018

Learning Program

Learning should never stop. Join Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and find out how to keep the new information flowing. www.olli-dc.org


Back to School Festival

Get your youngsters ready for school. Come out August 18th to Columbia Heights Community Center for the 6th Annual Health and Wellness Back to School Festival hosted by the Greater Washington Urban League. www.gwul.org


Anti-Violence Rally

Be a part of the solution. Join the East of the River Community Partnership for a anti-violence rally August 11th Shepherd Parkway in SE.   202-373-5767.


Ben’s Chili Bowl

Ben’s Chili Bowl is turning 60. Come out for an Anniversary Celebration Gala August 22nd at the Lincoln Theatre. www.benschilbowlfoundation.org


Community Block Party

The Phoenix Reintegration Project is hosting its Annual Community Summer Block Party August 25th in Temple Hills. Proceeds benefit returning citizens and their families. www.thephoenix-project.com


DC Board of Elections

The DC Board of Elections is recruiting poll workers for the November General Election. Training Sessions begin August 27th. www.dcboe.org


Emancipation Day

Mark your calendar for the 6th Annual Emancipation Day 5k Run Walk for diabetes September 1st in Laurel. www.stmarkslmd.org


KanKouran

Get ready for the 35th Annual National African Dance and Drum Conference hosted by KanKouran West African Dance Company August 31st at Lisner Auditorium. www.kankouran.org

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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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