Community’s Choice for Week of August 7th 2016

Alpha Boat Ride

Get ready for a fun evening with the brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Join them for their fundraiser white and gold boat party cruise August 13th aboard the Spirit of Mount Vernon.   301-275-7294

Backpack Giveaway

Help DC youth get ready for back to school. Come out august 20th to the Ocase Foundation’s Annual Backpack School Supply Giveaway at Rita’s Ice in NE. www.ocasefoundation,org

DC Rally 4 Refugees

Spread the word. Join DC Rally 4 Refugees August 28th at the Sylvan Theater for a day of organizing to support those fleeing war torn countries.

White Party

It’s a White Party and you are invited to attend August 26th at the VIP Room in NW. The party is sponsored by the DC Chapter of Dillard Goldsboro Alumni and Friends, Inc. 301-776-7598

Youth Summit

Help keep youth on the right track. Bring your youngster out to the 22nd Annual Hoops 4 Peace Anti-Violence Youth Summit and 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament August 13th at the Show Place Arena.

Foreclosure Help

DC residents if you are having trouble paying your mortgage… Housing Counseling Services urges you to call their foreclosure prevention and legal services hotline. 202-265-2255

Delta Community Day

The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority invites you to its annual Community Day August 20th. It’s free at the rise community center in se.

Film Festival

Enjoy a night at the movies. The African Diaspora International Film Festival kicks off August 19th at the GW Marvin Center.


Howard University Faculty Practice Play is offering Back to School Physicals and Immunizations every Saturday during the Month of August.  Walk in’s only from 8am to 12pm.  202-865-2111

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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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