June 18, 2013
National Dine Out Day
Wednesday, June 19 is National Dine Out Day and restaurants across the country are participating, including several in the D.C. area. Participating restaurants will donate a percentage of the day’s sales to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, which supports organizations aiding in the recovery and rebuilding efforts of New Jersey communities impacted by the storm.
June 17, 2013
Tribute For Heroes
MLB and People magazine have come together to recognize veterans and military service members. Vote for your hero here.
June 14, 2013
Baby Recliners Recalled
Baby Matters LLC recalls 165,000 baby recliners linked to at least five infant deaths and reports of dozens of children falling or hanging over the sides.
Maryland Live Robbery
Anne Arundel County police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this couple, who they believe are responsible for a robbery inside the Maryland Live! Casino earlier this month.
50 Worst Charities
A list of charities who spend nearly as much on fundraising costs as they raise, leaving little money to benefit the actual cause.
June 12, 2013
American Red Cross Apps
As our community prepares for severe weather, the American Red Cross reminds you to take precautions NOW to prepare. The Red Cross has free iPhone and Android apps that include locations of open shelters, checklists to create a family emergency plans and other preparedness content. To download the apps, click here.
Anne Arundel Fundraiser
A community is coming together in Anne Arundel County to raise money for a girl and her sister after both were seriously injured in a car accident while heading to a softball game.
June 10, 2013
Metro H Line Services
Metro will host two community meetings to discuss the H Lines Service Evaluation Study, with the first one scheduled for Monday, June 10.
NCAA Eligibility Center
Log on to the NCAA Eligibility Center to find out if your child has everything in line for the upcoming recruiting season.
June 7, 2013
No Grad Fees
No Grad Fees is a campaign to raise money to help D.C. high school seniors meet the financial requirements to participate in commencement ceremonies.
June 6, 2013
Baseball Coin Design
A children’s competition for designing a baseball coin.
June 5, 2013
DC Jazz Fest
Here’s the lineup for the main stages of the DC Jazz Festival.
Rare Bug Book
Two Virginia state agencies teamed up to produce an electronic atlas of 193 rare species of winged insects. The electronic atlas is free and available online.