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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.    

Opportunity to meet Flag Officers from the NAVY at their Stars & Stripes Reception

Opportunity to meet Flag Officers from the NAVY at their Stars & Stripes Reception

The U.S. Department of the NAVY hosted and invited our members to attend the Stars & Strips reception held during the Black Engineers Awards Conference on February 18, 2011.  The NAVY (Flag Officers) had round-table discussions with the students based on their interest in a career in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM).  

On Saturday, February 19th, the Patriots attended the conference where hundreds of organizations were available to help our youth focus on the importance of STEM related fields in an effort to develop the necessary leadership skills to be successful in their future career goals.

The National Broadband Plans' Impact on the Underserved: And What Does It Mean?

Since the announcement regarding the National Broadband Plan efforts - we have seen and heard of education and training centers proping up all over the country. Assisting residents in learning how to use and benefit from getting on the internet.But, with all these efforts - how does it affect the underserved communities?

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Media and Technology Institute Invites you to a Technology Policy Forum on

The National Broadband Plan and the Underserved 

One Year Later

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

National Press Club
Holeman Lounge
529 14th Street, Northwest
Washington, DC  20045

Area Students Competed in the Annual Biomedical Competition

It was check-up time for the Patriots on February 7, 2011! The U.S. National Institutes of Health and four of their institutes, National Library of Medicine, NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison, NIH Office of Science Education, and National Human Genome Research Institute, sponsored the Patriots 2nd Annual Biomedical Competition.  Their goal was to encourage students to further their interest in various medical fields. 

We had students from Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC participating in the competition, and 10 medical professionals to serve as judges.  We also had 10 future doctors from Georgetown University Medical Center to give our guests a pre-doctor check up.  Each team was required to present a five-page research paper, brochure, slide show presentation, one-page web site, display board, and an oral presentation on one of the pre-selected medical careers.  

Poetry, Discussions and Drama Headline Black History Month Events Events honor African-Americans

Poetry, Discussions and Drama Headline Black History Month Events Events honor African-Americans

LARGO, Md.—From spoken to written word and drama, students and professional artists will participate in a series of educational and entertaining events in honor of Black History Month, beginning February 10 at Prince George’s Community College’s Largo campus. 

•     From Mis-Education to Education, February 10, 5-7 p.m., Largo Student Center, Conference Room 2. Anthony Browder author of From the Browder File: 22 Essays on the African American Experience and Africa on My Mind, will speak about the African-American experience.

•     Poetry Slam, February 15, noon-2 p.m., Largo Student Center, Hollow Tree. Students will share original writings about African-American history. Participants may register in advance at the Office of College Life Services, Largo Student Center, Room 146.

Prince George's Commission For Veterans To Host Public Forum For County Veterans

This story comes to us from Jermoni Dowd:

The Prince George’s County Commission for Veterans will host a public forum meeting Saturday, February 5, 2011, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the VFW Post in Lanham, MD.