Dr. Nicku Mordi is celebrating 50 years of philanthropy, ministry, and leadership from Nov. 20 – Nov. 21. There will be a Thanksgiving praise and worship service on Nov. 20 at the Ethiopian Evangelical Church, 7930 Eastern Ave. NW. A gala will be held at the Metro Points Hotel, 8500 Annapolis Road in New Carrollton, Md. on Nov. 21. For more information, call Ann Mason at 301- 312 – 7478.