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Golf For Good: Local Tournament Raises Funds & Awareness

Golf For Good: Local Tournament Raises Funds & Awareness

According to The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, every 14 minutes someone in the United States commits suicide.

Help raise awareness to this growing issue, and reach out to those affected by suicide at The AFSP National Capital Chapter 's Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament on May 23rd.

Last year, the organization was able to raise $18,000, which benefitted the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and their dedication to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy programs.

The 18-hole golf tournament is located at one of the area’s nicest courses at Andrews Airforce Base in Md., and features a fully catered barbeque lunch and refreshments.

The tournament also incorporates contests and prizes including restaurant gift certificates, and paid vacations to Chicago, Florida, and San Francisco, as well as trophies for winning foursomes.  

Jerry Seinfeld Returns to Kennedy Center

Jerry Seinfeld Returns to Kennedy Center

 

Jerry Seinfeld is back and performing stand-up at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall this August.

Seinfeld has a unique style of stand-up that allows him to joke about the little things in life that everyone can relate to. Unlike other comedians, Seinfeld doesn't use a lot of profanity, which is great when you want to bring your parents!

He will be at the Kennedy Center for three shows beginning August 3.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m. with prices ranging from $69 - $88. 

Tickets are also available online at www.kennedy-center.org or at the Kennedy Center Box Office (2700 F Street NW)  or by phone 202-467-4600.

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!

“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.