COMMUNITY

American Red Cross: Help Fight A Blood Shortage

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DRO Headquarters. Red Cross employee Bob Otwell prepares blood products including FFP, Whole Blood and Platelets for distribution to nearby hospitals. These blood products were a part of regularly scheduled transports to area hospitals. There's a critical need for blood...

Norton, Bowser and Youth Demand DC’s Right to Gun Control

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By Hamzat Sani, Special to the AFRO Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser led a first-of-its-kind panel of District political powerhouses in a conversation about the impact of the Federal Government’s interference in D.C.’s gun control...

Baltimore Health Ministries Issues Appeal to Clergy

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By AFRO Staff The Health Ministries Network, which “establish a clearinghouse for mobilizing personal participation in available health care initiatives through community churches and other local faith-based organizations,” will be holding an organizational meeting April 7 at Baltimore’s Sharon Baptist...

Anniversary

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Dear Mom and Dad,   We are so very blessed to have you in our lives, Happy 69th Wedding Anniversary to Bob and Bernice Bowman March 31st, 2014   Love you always, Gloria, Barbara and Lynda

A Great Shout at Carter Memorial

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Dr. Tony Torain served as worship leader at the gathering to celebrate the new home of Carter Memorial Church of God in Christ, March 15, at what used to be St. Peter’s, the city’s second oldest Catholic church, at...

Faith-Based Baltimore Event Offers Tools for Reducing Debt and Improving Credit in 2014

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The City Temple Development Corporation will host a free event focused on helping Baltimore residents put plans in action to reduce their debt, improve their credit and increase their income through entrepreneurship. The seminar titled “Faith, Family & Finance...

Meet the Pastor

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Name: Rev. Dr. Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo Church: Life Restoration Ministry I preached my initial sermon in 1988 and was ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 1990 as a deacon and 1992 as an elder. I founded Kalafong (which means...

Healthcare Enrollment at Asbury UMC Annapolis

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Asbury United Methodist Church in Annapolis invited certified navigators from Chatman to give a day long Obama Care enroll-a-thon at the church one recent Saturday. Church leaders, Yolanda Perry and Rhonda Green planned the enrollment event saying, “Our church’s...

Daisy B. Williams is Turning 101

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Daisy B. Williams was born in Phoebus, Va. on March 9, 1913, and grew up with two brothers and one sister. She has such a nurturing and persevering demeanor that she pursued a nursing career and then later became...

Capital City Links Hosts ‘National Wear Red Day’ for American Heart Association

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The Capital City Chapter of Links Incorporated hosted a “National Wear Red Day” reception called “Red Dress, Red Tie” on Feb. 7 on behalf of the American Heart Association. The reception, which was held at the Morgan Lewis &...

Edmondson Village Town Hall Meeting and Resource Fair

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The Greater Southwest District Council is hosting a town hall meeting and resource fair, 1 to 2:30 p.m., March 1, at St. Bernadine’s Catholic Church, 614 Mt. Holly Street in Baltimore. Goals are to: *Improve the condition of the Edmondson...

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