SW Emergency Preparedness Task Force Update

On May 21, the Emergency Preparedness Task Force hosted a brown-bag talk on “Community Disaster Preparedness” in the South Common Room of River Park Mutual Homes. The guest speakers, Ms. Amanda Reidelbach, disaster relief & volunteers coordinator of the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, and Ms. Kim McCall, community outreach and engagement specialist with the District […]

DC Be Ready National Safety Month Kicks Off F.R.E.S.H. Summer of Training: FREE First Aid/CPR/AED Classes!

June was National Safety Month and Serve DC kicked off the Summer of Safety Training – First Aid/CPR/AED classes in each of the District’s eight wards June through August 2015 providing FREE training to 100 residents in each ward. The Summer of Safety Training’s goal is to get 1,000 properly trained citizens prepared to respond to […]

Remembering Roberta Weiner

Our friend, Roberta Weiner, died early in the morning on June 18 at George Washington University Hospital after a very brief illness. Many of us knew her as the administrative director of ANC 6D, where she served for four years. However, during a long career as a progressive activist, Roberta held positions both nationally and locally […]