Category Archives: DMV Spotlight

DMV Spotlight on 12.15.2019 on Food and Friends

DMV Spotlight on 12.15.2019 on Food and Friends

DMV Spotlight this weeks shines a light on Food and Friends, a local non-profit that delivers meals to seriously ill patients in the DMV. Director Carrie Stoltzfus talked about the critical role of nourishment in healing. Food and Friends gets referrals from health providers and can offer specific food depending on a patients illness and needs. All…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 12.22.2019 on Holiday Emotions

DMV Spotlight on 12.22.2019 on Holiday Emotions

DMV Spotlight on 12.22.2019 shines a light on the complex emotions that often accompany the Holiday season. Intergrative Psychotherapist, Micheal Shea, LCSW, a private practioner in DC with over 25 years experience tackles a host of issues that can be common at this time of year including –  Dealing with the loss of a loved one…MORE

DMV Spotlight on  12.8.2019 on Fisher House

DMV Spotlight on 12.8.2019 on Fisher House

DMV Spotlight on 12.8.2019 shines a light on Fisher House, a home away from home for the families of service members and  veterans who are being treated for an illness or injury far from home. Guests, Tish Stropes, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Michelle Baldanza, Vice President of Communications discussed the 86 Fisher Houses around…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 12.1.2019 on ZooLights

DMV Spotlight on 12.1.2019 on ZooLights

    DMV Spotlight on 12.1.2019 shines a light on ZooLights at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. The free event is an annual holiday tradition that runs from through January 1, 2010. Guest, Kerry Schneider, Head of Corporate Partnerships with Fonz (Friends of the National Zoo) shares the highlights of ZooLights including new exhibits this year including: a…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 11.17.2019 on Step Sisters Breast Cancer Support

DMV Spotlight on 11.17.2019 on Step Sisters Breast Cancer Support

​DMV Spotlight this week shines a light on Step Sisters, a Northern Virginia non-profit that provides tangible support for community members whose lives are impacted by breast cancer. Guests, Ashley Campolattaro, Founder and Co-Executive Director and Angela Fuentes, Founder and Co-Executive Director of Step Sisters each shared their personal stores of how breast cancer has…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 11.17.19 on Annual BCC Turkey Chase

DMV Spotlight on 11.17.19 on Annual BCC Turkey Chase

  DMV Spotlight on 11.17.2019 shines a light on the 37th Annual Turkey Chase hosted by the YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase and the BCC Rotary Club. Guest Carla Larrick, Vice President of Operations for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington and guest, Bill Audas, member of the BCC Rotary Club and the immediate Turkey Chase chair offered details…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 11.10.2019 on the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network

DMV Spotlight on 11.10.2019 on the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network

https://youtu.be/4AZNRKFE09M   DMV Spotlight on 8.18.2019  highlights a new initiative at the National Institute on Drug Abuse to improve opioid addiction treatment in criminal  justice settings. Dr. Tisha Wiley, who heads up the ‘Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network ‘(JCOIN) at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, explains 12 grants  have been awarded  to support research on quality addition…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 11.3.2019 on Casey Cares Foundation

DMV Spotlight on 11.3.2019 on Casey Cares Foundation

DMV Spotlight on ESPN 630 on 11.3.2019 shines a light on Casey Cares Foundation which offers tangible and continuous support and programs to families with critically ill children. Guest Casey Baynes, the Founder and Executive Director at Casey Cares Foundation shared her passion for providing programs throughout the year including: Family Festivities, Birthday Blast, Celebration…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 10.27.2019 on the Northern Virginia Veterans Parade

DMV Spotlight on 10.27.2019 on the Northern Virginia Veterans Parade

DMV Spotlight on 10.27.2019 shines a light on the Northern Virginia Veterans Parade. Now in it’s 11th year, the Northern Virginia Veterans Parade honors all veterans and their families. Guest Matthew Hallinan, a Marine veteran and advocate is the president of the parade which runs on Saturday, Nov 2nd at 11am in Old Town Manassas.…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 10.20.19 on Nourish Now

DMV Spotlight on 10.20.19 on Nourish Now

DMV Spotlight on 10.20.19 shines a light on Nourish Now, a local non-profit with a unique approach to tackle two big social issues: food waste and hunger. Nourish Now founder and Executive Director, Brett Meyers says the approach is ‘food with dignity’. Nourish Now collects food from local restaurants and grocery stores and even Nats…MORE