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WHS Animals are Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!

WHS Animals are Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!
Can’t make it to our adoption centers? Get to know your potential new companion in your own back yard!

Free Digital World Tech Expo at Local Retirement Community

Free Digital World Tech Expo at Local Retirement Community

Accoding to The Nielsen Company, the number of people ages 50 and older actively using the Internet has increased by more than 55 percent to 17.7 million users last year.

For this reason, the public is invited to a free Digital World Tech Expo at Riderwood retirement community on June 27.

Located at 3140 Gracefield Road in Silver Spring, the tech expo will help attendees learn to use technology to stay connected with family, track personal finances and health care information while being entertained.

The tech expo is the first of its kind in the region and will be held from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Performance Hall on the Riderwood campus.

RSVP: Mel.Tansill@Erickson.com

 

“On the Right Road to STEM CAREERS” Science • Technology • Engineering • Math - May 4th & 5th

“On the Right Road to STEM CAREERS” Science • Technology • Engineering • Math - May 4th & 5th

 Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

“On the Right Road to STEM CAREERS”

Science • Technology • Engineering • Math

Bowie State University

14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715

This year Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit is a two day event May 4th & 5th 2012.  The purpose of the Summit is to get students excited about the possibility of college, study and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

REGISTRATION

You can register on line at http://patriots-ttc.org, stop by the

DC CROP Hunger Walk: Ending Hunger…One Step at a Time

DC CROP Hunger Walk: Ending Hunger…One Step at a Time

 

From Denise Edwards: 

Looking to make a difference in these trying times, the Washington, DC CROP Hunger Walk has set a goal of 180 Walkers and a $20,000 target in order to help stop hunger and poverty in our community and around the world through self-help initiatives.  A portion of the funds raised here from the Washington, DC CROP Hunger Walk will go to help Martha’s Table and DC Hunger Solution.

The even will take place on Saturday, May 5 at the Christ United Methodist Church at 4th and I Street SW.  Registration starts at 9:45 a.m..

Local Charity Holds Seventh Annual Wine Tasting to Benefit Foster Care

Local Charity Holds Seventh Annual Wine Tasting to Benefit Foster Care

 

May is National Foster Care Month. To celebrate, non-profit, KidsPeace, is holding their seventh annual wine tasting on May 24 at Corridor Fine Wine in Laurel.

From 6-9 p.m., guests will enjoy featured wines and champagnes from various countries and regions while benefitting 100 children in foster care programs throughout the D.C. area.

Thirty percent of all winery direct sales will be donated to benefit the KEYS program, which provides life-skills training for foster youth ages 16-20, who face uncertain times as they prepare for their transition from care to independent living.

For more information, visit here.

Fenton Street Market Returns to Veterans Plaza

Fenton Street Market Returns to Veterans Plaza

The following information was sent to us by Karen Falcon: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will ring the opening bell as the Fenton Street Market (FSM) returns to Veterans Plaza on April 28.  Leggett will make the market’s first purchase from Ryan Eicher, a young, local Silver Spring glass artist who got his start at FSM.  Joining them will be Aminata Camara, a Silver Spring business woman who got her start at FSM last year and has created a business from her hobby of knitting.

 

9 Days to Go. Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

9 Days to Go.   Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

Bowie State University

14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715

This year Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit is a two day event May 4th & 5th 2012.  The Youth Summit on Technology is the Patriots signature event and is now attended by over 700 students and parents from the 5th grade through 12th grade. 

            You don't want to miss out on this!!!

NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION!!!