• 09/23/2016 4 views

    A Sacred Space

    By Artis Hampshire-Cowan, board member of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region. I recently engaged in a conversation with Bruce McNamer (President & CEO of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region) about the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). I thought about this conversation later, and upon reflection, I was taken by the emotions I felt just talking about the Museum, let alone visiting it. I suspect this is true for all of ...

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  • 09/15/2016 36 views

    Meet the Honorees: 2016 Civic Leadership Awards

    Join us on October 12th for the 2016 Civic Leadership Awards in Prince George’s County. “Experience the Greater in Giving” as we pay special tribute to civic stalwarts who fulfill the promise of a vibrant and prosperous Prince George’s County. WHEN Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:00pm to 9:00pm WHERE The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742 For more information, and to RSVP please visit www.civicleadershipawards.org 2016 Honorees Betty Buck President, Buck Distributing Betty Buck is ...

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  • 08/25/2016 32 views

    Baton Rouge Disaster Relief

    Friends – Over the course of the last week, South Louisiana was hit with almost 7 trillion gallons of rain, likely to be the worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy in 2012. This devastating storm has led to the loss of 13 lives, damaged some 60,000 homes, displaced some 100,000 residents, and caused billions of dollars in damage. Unfortunately, while the rains may have stopped, the flooding hasn’t, so those numbers have continued to rise. We at The Community Foundation are saddened by this natural disaster, but ...

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