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WHS Alumni Update

WHS Alumni Update

Aruba Grace
“February 2012 was Aruba Grace's first anniversary with my flock, which includes her sister Firooza Violetta, and brother Sonny C. Aruba’s other brother, Vic, sadly passed away in January after a battle with neurological issues. Near the end of Vic's life, Firooza started ignoring him; however, Aruba Grace was the one who stuck by him, feeding and warbling to him. I was worried she would stop eating when we lost him, however, she has adjusted well and is back to flying, bathing, singing, ringing bells, and swinging to bluegrass music. In fact, the flock is now getting along like the ‘Three Musketeers.’ One day, the trio made a group effort to push their bird bath off the cage top, sending it crashing to the floor and splashing the water out of it!”
 -Erin P. Doherty

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A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

This is the Eighth of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers’ vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is now open through May 13th. The DC Design House benefits Children's National Medical Center.

Victoria Sanchez of Victoria Sanchez Interiors in Alexandria, VA, www.victoriasanchezinteriors.com, was inspired by her own children for the design of Space 21, the Teenager’s Getaway. “I looked to their likes and dislikes, and their wants and desires as I created this design,” says Sanchez, who is excited to part of the Design House but also knows the amount of work that had to be completed in a short period of time.

Washington Humane Society Celebrates Volunteers

Washington Humane Society Celebrates Volunteers

It is officially National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating our unsung heroes. For more than two decades, Points of Light Institute, an organization that advocates and organizes civic engagement and service opportunities, has been commemorating National Volunteer Week.

Veterans Outreach Event in Md April 21

Veterans Outreach Event in Md April 21

The following information was sent to us by Robin Cooper:

 

 

On April 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., The National Vietnam Veteran’s Foundation & Gospel Union Church of Christ are giving back to our Nation's Veterans by hosting a Veterans Outreach Event at the American Legion Post 82, La Plata, MD.  Veterans who live in the local community are being asked to come out and talk to representatives from job employment opportunities, and to learn about benefit entitlements.

You will have an opportunity to speak with representatives from the Veterans Administration and Department of HUD to receive information on VA programs, benefits, and services that are available. You will also have an opportunity to speak with hiring companies to inquire about job openings and submit your resume for positions of interest.

WHS Alumni Update: Scuppers!

WHS Alumni Update: Scuppers!

By Lexi Lepiarz, WHS Adoption Center Manager, Georgia Avenue