Fifth Anniversary of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund

Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. will be the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), and Jones’s 65th birthday celebration. The venue will be at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. Highlights of the celebration include a reception, musical and vocal performances, and door prizes. DC City Councilmember Charles Allen, Bonita Pennino […]

SW Breast Cancer Support Group Discusses Integrative Oncology and Breast Health Education

The recent Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Support Group (TDJ BCSG) meeting was chock-full of ingredients for a successful meeting, including information sharing, resources, networking, healthy refreshments, and a lot of fun. Emcee Lorenita Lucas, MPA, RYT, who is also a survivor of advanced breast cancer, shared her journey and how teaching and practicing yoga […]

Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Benefit Concert

The inaugural benefit concert for the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJ BCF) held recently at Westminster Church achieved its goals and was a remarkable success. The benefit provided excellent entertainment, served delightful food, raised needed funds, and was lots of fun. Sponsored by Safeway, Blind Whino Southwest Arts Club, Black Benefactors, World ATM Company, […]

“Southwest Remembered” at Westminster

The current wave of redevelopment enveloping Southwest DC makes us wonder what kind of community ours will become in future years, but for many older Southwest residents who remember life in “old Southwest,” that question takes on a different meaning. Whether our residency here is longstanding or more recent, we could all benefit from understanding […]