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To Blog or Not To Blog, It's Not Even A Question - Free Workshop @ Connect113 - Old Town Alexandria

Have you felt perplexed by starting a blog. To many it can be seen as a possible waste of valuable time. Trust me it is not!

      This energetic workshop conducted by DeeNice Rhodes, the Digital Dynamo, will help you clear up any apprehensions about the world of blogging and make positive steps toward using one of the most profound internet platforms today.

      What will be covered:
         1. Pros and cons of website vs blog                                       
         2. Best Kept Blog Secrets  

Women's Group Meets Oxon Hill Today

This story comes to us from Mariah Craven:

Today, Tuesday, March 22, 2011, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., the Washington Area Women’s Foundation will present the findings from a recent report that provides in-depth data on the status of women and girls in the region. 2010 Portrait of Women & Girls in the Washington Metropolitan Area finds that women and girls in Prince George’s County are disproportionately impacted in almost every indicator.


14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology.  Look for more information soon. 

Rescheduled from the Fire Storm Day - Hockey4Hope - PGFD vs. Caps Alumni

Rescheduled from the Fire Storm Day - Hockey4Hope - PGFD vs. Caps Alumni

This community event comes to us from Mark Brady:


CityDance DREAM Program Performs On Big Stage

CityDance DREAM Program Performs On Big Stage

This past Tuesday, March 8, 144 students from the District and Prince George’s County, Maryland who participate in the D.C. CityDance DREAM after-school outreach program performed a six-minute dance routine at halftime of the Washington Wizards game against the Milwaukee Bucks.

CityDance, which was founded in 1996, is a professional dance company and a conservatory, training school that offers free community dance and literacy programs to children throughout the D.C. area, taught by CityDance Ensemble members.  Tuesday evening marked the sixth year that the DREAM program students have performed at the Verizon Center.

The after-school program combines dance lessons with reading and writing help, something that DREAM teacher Charonne Butler believes is incredibly beneficial to the students.

Dining Out For Life is TONIGHT, March 10, 2011

Dining Out For Life is TONIGHT, March 10, 2011

Eating Out Never Felt So Good!

Predatory Lending and Home Retention Event This Saturday

This story comes to us from Christy A. Lipscomb:

The Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development will join the Coalition for Homeownership Preservation in Prince George's County and a host of federal, state and local government officials for a Predatory Lending and Home Retention Event, Saturday, March 5, 2011, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Refreshing Spring Church, 6200 Riverdale Road, Riverdale, MD  20737.