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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Transition for most people is hard, even if it’s a positive change. Stepping out of your comfort zone takes courage whether it’s for your business or in your personal life.  There are some people who are willing to continue to operate like they have for years. But our landscape is changing at a rapid pace and change is inevitable. Instead of resisting change, embrace it because what you resist persists. Push yourself by taking a baby step; you’ll be amazed at what you or your business can do!

PGPD And Takoma Park Church To Provide Thanksgiving Meals

PGPD And Takoma Park Church To Provide Thanksgiving Meals

The Prince George’s County Police Department is partnering with Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church to distribute Thanksgiving Day meals to the community.  The meals will be provided at the District I COPS office in Langley Park. This marks the 13th year that this event takes place.

The event begins at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 22 at The Community Oriented Police Services Office located at 8011 New Hampshire Ave. in Langley Park, Md.

Members of Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church and Prince George's County Police officers, command staff and Assistant Cheif Keven Davis will be in attendance.

Post by: Prince George's County Police Dept. Blog

 

Greenspring Donates 800 Turkeys with Funds Raised from 10th Annual Turkey Trot

Greenspring Donates 800 Turkeys with Funds Raised from 10th Annual Turkey Trot

On Friday, November 16, Greenspring residents and staff participated in the retirement community’s 10th Annual Turkey Trot, raising money to provide Thanksgiving turkeys to area families in need.  Greenspring’s wellness and fitness staff organize the event each year, which continues to grow annually, according to Greenspring’s Wellness Manager, Brad Hibbs. 

“So many of the residents recognize that they are fortunate and are willing to help,” said Hibbs. “They are incredibly generous.”

Four Washington, D.C.-area mission organizations are receiving turkeys from Greenspring this year including SOME (So Others Might Eat)Central Union MissionGospel Rescue Ministries, and Southeast White House.  

Myra Dorsey Turns Tragedy into a Page Turner

Myra Dorsey Turns Tragedy into a Page Turner

At some point, we all face adversity and challenging times. But what we choose to do with the lessons we learn through them can make a world of difference. For Myra Dorsey, author of the book “Benefit of the Doubt,” she has taken her struggles and turned them into a page-turning book that helps others learn how to change their mindset in order to change their life.

“People are brought up to believe and aspire to many different things, and our lives can take many different directions,” explains Myra Dorsey. “We may get caught in traps of thinking one way when, in order to overcome challenges and live our lives to the fullest, we need to be willing to change the way we think.”

Waters-Ward Third Annual Fundraiser for Children's Law Center Held at Boffi Georgetown

Waters-Ward Third Annual Fundraiser for Children's Law Center Held at Boffi Georgetown

Attendees enjoyed Praline Bakery & Bistro sweets, Black Elk wine and light bites in the beautiful Italian kitchen and bath showroom.

Jessica Waters, assistant professor in the Department of Justice, Law & Society at American University, along with her husband Doug Ward, held a fundraiser for the Children's Law Center (CLC), www.childrenslawcenter.org, at Boffi Georgetownwww.boffigeorgetown.com, 3320 M St. NW in Cady's Alley on Saturday evening, November 3rd.

Riderwood Retirement Community’s Nearly 3,000 Residents to Vote Nov. 6

Riderwood Retirement Community’s Nearly 3,000  Residents to Vote Nov. 6

Nearly 3,000 residents of Riderwood retirement community will vote November 6  in two separate county voting precincts located at their campus in Silver Spring, MD.

Half of Riderwood’s 120-acre campus is located in Montgomery County and half is located in Prince George’s County. Residents will vote in either of the county precincts depending on where they actually live at Riderwood.

As the November 6 General Election nears,  Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring, MD,  is a hotspot for politically passionate people, their passion outweighed only by their savvy.

Many of Riderwood’s residents  belong to one of two resident-run political groups on campus—one for Democrats and one for Republicans. And though these two groups may hold different political opinions, they both serve as places for freedom of expression.