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WHS Alumni Update: May 11, 2012

WHS Alumni Update: May 11, 2012

 

Chick-fil-A Goes Medieval For Mother's Day

Chick-fil-A Goes Medieval For Mother's Day

No plans for Mother’s Day? Chick-fil-A has you covered with a “Date Knight” for mothers and sons on Monday, May 14 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The 49 Chick-fil-A restaurants located in the Washington, D.C. area will be hosting a special medieval-themed evening where moms and their sons can spend quality time together over dinner, great conversation and special activities featuring costumed medieval figures like jesters, queens and horses.

Activities are free, but you must pay for dinner. Reservations are required, so act fast by visiting www.mothersondate.com to reserve a spot.

There will be a Knighting Ceremony at the Chick-fil-A located in La Plata, Md., where you can meet the Knight from the Maryland Renaissance Festival, and a muscle car display at the Chick-fil-A in Fredericksburg,Va.

For more information on participating locations click here!

Ride On Celebrates 25th Year of Food Donation Program

 Ride On Celebrates 25th Year of Food Donation Program

Montgomery County's Ride On bus system is celebrating their 25th annual "Give and Ride" program all this week.  From April 22 to April 28, passengers can enjoy a free ride in exchange for a non-perishable food item or children's item such as disposable diapers, formula, baby or toddler food and juice. Plastic containers are preferred.

During the "Give and Ride" promotion, food collection bags will be placed near the fare boxes on all Ride On buses. Riders using free shuttles and other transit services can participate by bringing their donations to a Ride On bus. 

Food donations, will be valued at the regular fare rate of $1.70. Passengers who transfer buses will need an additional food donation to ride free on the second bus.

All donated food will be distributed to those in need by the Manna Food Center,  a non-profit organization that distributes food to 3,000 hungry families a month in Montgomery County.

Local Target Stores To Host In-Store Reading Events This Saturday

Local Target Stores To Host In-Store Reading Events This Saturday

Target Corp. will host free in-store reading events at all Target stores nationwide this Saturday, February 25 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m., in celebration of the National

Family & Youth Casting Call: Getting Kids Outside, Active, and Hooked on Fishing!

Family & Youth Casting Call: Getting Kids Outside, Active, and Hooked on Fishing!

 

The following information was sent to us by Mike Bailey:

The Family & Youth Casting Call (FYCC) is a fun family and youth fishing event at Fletcher's Cove on the C&O Canal in Washington DC. The 2012 event is scheduled for Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21.

What better way to get kids “hooked” on nature than by teaching them how to fish?  This April, local and national fishing and conservation organizations will once again host the Family & Youth Casting Call to help “set the hook” for children to learn about nature and fishing in the Washington, DC area. A wiggling fish on the end of a taut line can be one of the most tangible connections between having fun outside and learning about conserving our natural resources.