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Area Students Competed in the Annual Biomedical Competition

It was check-up time for the Patriots on February 7, 2011! The U.S. National Institutes of Health and four of their institutes, National Library of Medicine, NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison, NIH Office of Science Education, and National Human Genome Research Institute, sponsored the Patriots 2nd Annual Biomedical Competition.  Their goal was to encourage students to further their interest in various medical fields. 

We had students from Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC participating in the competition, and 10 medical professionals to serve as judges.  We also had 10 future doctors from Georgetown University Medical Center to give our guests a pre-doctor check up.  Each team was required to present a five-page research paper, brochure, slide show presentation, one-page web site, display board, and an oral presentation on one of the pre-selected medical careers.  

Live, Eat & Buy Locally

Live, Eat & Buy Locally

January 2 - 31


Creativity and experimentation (or maybe just plain trial and error) have taught us that we can diversify when pairing wines with locally produced foods. We have selected a variety of local cheeses and baked goods for our January tasting. The cheeses to be sampled will include Swiss Cheese, Munster Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Vegetable Colby Cheese, Chesapeake Cheese and Tomato - Basil Cheese. Freshly baked dessert will include Apple Turnovers and Chocolate Spiced Cake. Weekdays 10am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 12 noon - 5pm


Berrywine Plantations/ Linganore Winecellars
13601 Glissans Mill Road
Mt. Airy, MD 21771


(301) 831-5889

D.C. Restaurant Week Isn't Only Limited to D.C Residents

D.C. Restaurant Week Isn't Only Limited to D.C Residents

January 17th was the start date of one of D.C’s most coveted traditions: Restaurant Week.  Local residents get the opportunity to try the city’s best fine dining at a reasonable price.

But what about residents who live just outside of D.C.’s borders? Do you live in Maryland and are afraid you can’t join the fun? No worries, there are some high end restaurants in the Maryland area that are participating.

9812 Falls Rd.
Potomac, MD 20854

Indique Heights
2 Wisconsin Circle
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Jaleo - Bethesda
7271 Woodmont Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

La Tasca Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant
141 Gibbs St., Unit A Suite 305
Rockville, MD 20850

4435 Willard Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Safeway ‘Neediest Kids Funds Drive’ until January 1, 2011

Safeway ‘Neediest Kids Funds Drive’ until January 1, 2011

Stop by any Washington or Baltimore area Safeway store throughout the 2010 Holiday Season and please make a donation at check out to support Neediest Kids.

Neediest Kids works with these area school systems:

Washington, D.C:

-Archdiocese of Washington

-D.C. Public and Public Charter Schools


-Frederick County Public Schools

-Montgomery County Public Schools

-Prince George's County Public Schools


-Alexandria City Public Schools

-Arlington County Public Schools

-Fairfax County Public Schools

-Loudoun County Public Schools

Neediest Kids works with the schools systems in the Greater Washington Area to ensure students have access to basic necessities to stay in school and thrive. Schools depend on Neediest Kids to provide funds to purchase what is needed most for their students to attend class and to be ready to learn:

It's Holiday Time in Frederick

It's Holiday Time in Frederick

Downtown Frederick is the perfect town if your looking for winter holiday character and charm. Lit trees line the streets and almost every business has a unique store front, resulting in a holiday store front window contest with every business downtown.

Here are some Holiday Events that will take place in town:

December 17, 2010

Cookies and Carriage Holiday Light Tour

Town of Bel Air Selected as 19th Arts and Entertainment District (Joining Bethesda, Frederick, more)

Town of Bel Air Selected as 19th Arts and Entertainment District (Joining Bethesda, Frederick, more)

ANNAPOLIS, MD (December 9, 2010) Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that the Town of Bel Air has been selected to join the State’s Arts and Entertainment (A&E) Program. Administered by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) through the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), the program provides tax benefits designed to boost economic devel

"Every Child Deserves a Little Christmas"

"Every Child Deserves a Little Christmas"

The Visitation Academy of Frederick will host a holiday bazaar and Toys for Tots toy collection on December 5, 2010 from 1pm until 6pm located at 200 East 2nd Street Frederick, MD  21701. The Academy which celebrates its 165th academic year has been a supporter of the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program for several years but the history of the academy and its support to the community and country date beyond the civil war.

The bazaar will offer vendors offering gift items for sale. Simply Beautiful Boutique, Cupcakes on the Run and Dublin Roasters are among the 28 vendors scheduled to participate. There is no admission charge for the bazaar.

Marines will be on hand with a Light Armored Vehicle (LAV-25) to assist in the collection and give guests a chance to see the LAV up close