• Cleaning up a local park takes volunteers

    Take a walk or set up a picnic in Rock Creek Park and visitors would be surprised how much trash gathers along the creek\’s water-line.

  • Smithsonian seeking volunteers to digitize objects

    BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution wants the public’s help to digitize museum collections faster to make them available to researchers online. On Tuesday, the museum complex will begin recruiting online volunteers to transcribe artifact text to make objects searchable. The Smithsonian has been testing its online Transcription Center with 1,000…

  • Peace Corps: D.C. metro area among top volunteer producers

    If you\’ve ever through about joining the Peace Corps, you\’re not
    alone in the D.C. area.

  • Veterans use holiday to help homeless vets

    Former and current members of the military helped feed homeless veterans at Miriam\’s Kitchen Monday.