Joseph Hawkins is a Local Voices blogger in Montgomery County who brings his unique perspective to education issues.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Join Patch for a groundbreaking half-day summit as we connect local business owners with digital experts and industry veterans.
Looking for some pointers on navigating the digital landscape? Feel like your business could do more with social media and online marketing? Or maybe you’d just like to network with fellow DC Metro area business owners and rub elbows with a few highly successful entrepreneurs? Join Patch as we bring together local business owners and digital experts to discuss big things for small businesses. You’ll walk away with powerful tips and practical tools to help grow your business through email, social media and online marketing. Focused on the needs of Main Street, the program features seasoned speakers from Constant Contact, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Silver Beacon Marketing and the President of Coldwell Banker, DC Region. Just click here to …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near, than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations are headed to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Patch editors from Montgomery and Prince George's counties donated water, canned goods, juice, blankets, flashlights, activity books for children and snacks—like granola bars, crackers and chips. Maryland editors donated more than $2,500 worth of items families …