Category Archives: DMV Spotlight

Willing Warriors | DMV Spotlight with Barbara Britt

Willing Warriors | DMV Spotlight with Barbara Britt

DMV Spotlight on Oct 2, 2022 shines a light on Willing Warriors, a 501(c)(3) that provides retreat centers for recovering warriors often challenged with Post Traumatic Stress or Traumatic Brain Injury. MORE

Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria | DMV Spotlight with Barbara Britt

Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria | DMV Spotlight with Barbara Britt

Guest Allen Lomax, Chair of the Partnership discussed the city’s 5 year strategic plan highlighted by the Partnership in the Community Health Improvement plan: Housing, Mental Health and Poverty. Lomax explained the steps the city is taking from expanding access to mental health care to reducing evictions to bolstering education as methods to tackle the three top issues.MORE

Veterans Next Mission | DMV Spotlight

Veterans Next Mission | DMV Spotlight

DMV Spotlight on 9-18-22 shines a light on Veteran’s Next Mission, a 501-c-3 dedicated to helping those in military service transition to civilian life.MORE

2022 Dulles Plane Pull | DMV Spotlight

2022 Dulles Plane Pull | DMV Spotlight

DMV Spotlight shines a light on Special Olympics Virginia Plane Pull on September 11, 2022. Guest Ellen Head, Senior Director of Development explains the Dulles Plane Pull is again open to the public as a fundraiser for the programs to support local athletes with intellectual disabilities. Head explains that working in teams of 24 and…MORE

DMV Spotlight on  Parkinson Foundation National Capitol Area on 4.5.2020

DMV Spotlight on Parkinson Foundation National Capitol Area on 4.5.2020

DMV Spotlight shines a light on Parkinson’s Disease and efforts by the Parkinson Foundation National Capitol Area (PFNCA)  to educate and support patients and their families and caregivers. Guest, Dr. Pritha Ghosh, a neurologist and clinical assistant professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science, and expert in treating Parkinson’s ,…MORE

DMV Spotlight on Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce coronavirus resources on 3.29.2020

DMV Spotlight this week shines a light on the resources provided to local businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Guest Gigi Godwin, President and CEO of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce explains the unique difficulties of business owners during the time of Covid-19.  Godwin explained the function of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce to…MORE

DMV Spotlight on Coronavirus Fears  on 3.22.2020

DMV Spotlight on Coronavirus Fears on 3.22.2020

  DMV Spotlight digs into the emotional impact the coronavirus is having on all of us. Guest, Michael Shea LICSW, LLC  is a Clinical Social Worker who has  been practicing Integrative and Holistic Psychotherapy for over 25 years here in the DC area.  Shea talked about actions we can take when fear over the coronavirus threatens to overtake. Shea also discussed using…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 3.15.2020 on DC Central Kitchen

DMV Spotlight on 3.15.2020 on DC Central Kitchen

DMV Spotlight shines a light on DC Central Kitchen, now in it’s 31st year, with it’s unique approach to fighting hunger differently. Guest Mike Curtin Jr.,CEO of DC Central Kitchen explains how the non-profit and social enterprise provides culinary job training to adults to high barriers to employment. DC Central Kitchen is also committed to reducing…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 3.8.20 on Casey Cares Biggest PJ Party

DMV Spotlight on 3.8.20 on Casey Cares Biggest PJ Party

DMV Spotlight shines a light on Casey Cares Foundation and the World’s Biggest Pajama Party for critically ill children. Guest, Casey Baynes, Founder and Executive Director of Casey Cares shared her passion for providing relief to families with children who are battling life threatening illnesses and the difference that even a new pair of pj’s can…MORE

DMV Spotlight on 3.1.2020 on Tracy’s Kids

DMV Spotlight on 3.1.2020 on Tracy’s Kids

DMV Spotlight shines a light on Tracy’s Kids which provides art therapy for children battling cancer. Founder Matt Gerson shared his experience as a ten year old with cancer. Gerson explained why art therapy allows young patients to have a safe place to be a kid during treatment. Tracy’s Kids  provides grants for art therapy…MORE