• 20
    Dec
    2010
  • 13
    Dec
    2010

    The DC Public Library has come-up with a clever use of Flickr to help rally the DC community in support of its “King Week” celebrations scheduled for early next year. Check-out their event description below and please support the effort by submitting your own photos (they are just starting-out and need as many submissions as possible):

    Capture King in Your Neighborhood: A Flickr Community Photo Collage

    Where do you see Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? In a mural on a building? A name on a street sign? In a smiling face or a helping hand?

    Participate in Capture King In Your…

  • 10
    Dec
    2010

    Congratulations to Molly Nichelson who was recently named the Public Affairs Council Volunteer of the Year (http://pac.org/volunteer2010).

    Molly NichelsonMolly has been a great supporter of Beekeeper Group and is a practitioner who truly understands what it means to be a ‘beekeeper’ herself, keeping her American College of Cardiology members constantly buzzing.

    The Public Affairs Council has included a

  • 06
    Dec
    2010

    A condition know as Colony Collapse Disorder, or CCD for short, has swept the United States and could indicate tragedy for the US honeybee population as well as our crops. Since 2006, more than three million honeybee colonies in the US, and even more worldwide, died and it is estimated that 34% of colonies died last winter alone. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has indicated irresponsible use of pesticides, poor nutrition due to intensive farming methods, and infection as stressors on the bee…