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Bridging the Generation Gap in Egypt and the American Workplace

The historical transfer of power in Egypt has seen the departure of an entrenched 82-year-old dictator and a movement toward a democratically elected government where young Egyptians will have a major voice in politics and policies of the future.  A major key to a successful transition that will allow Egypt to move forward as a stable, innovative nation lies in respect and understanding between generations.

The same is true with American businesses.

Innovation is the intersection of the past and present that leads to the future.  That’s why it is so important that business leaders publicly acknowledge the contribution of each generation, applaud the unique strengths brought to the table by workers of different ages, and encourage everyone to share their viewpoints as a way to make a strong team even stronger. 

Salt and Pepper Cooking Classes a Hit at White Flint Mall

Salt and Pepper Cooking Classes a Hit at White Flint Mall

Home Cooks Brian Reeve and Chef "Tee" Terrell Danley showed everyone how to whip up great, no fuss foods for the big game.

The guys educated, entertained and gave out samples of the following dishes:

 *   Brian's Cheer-rific Chili! -- Brian spices things up with his version of this hearty one-pot classic.

 *   Chef Tee's Poppin' Potato Skins --  Chef Tee works his magic by sprucing up baked potatoes with Brian's Cheer-rific Chilli.

 *   Chef Tee's Flaming Hot Wings -- Chef Tee puts his spin on America's most popular Super Bowl dish.

 *   Brian's Easy Guacamole -- This is so easy and good that you'll make it for every party.

Former National Sciences Foundation Employee Pleads Gulity to Lying on Financial Disclosure & Taxes

Former National Sciences Foundation Employee Pleads Gulity to Lying on Financial Disclosure & Taxes

        Greenbelt, Maryland - Win Aung, age 72, of Potomac, Maryland, formerly a senior level employee at the National Science Foundation, pleaded guilty yesterday to making a false statement on his financial disclosure form to the National Science Foundation and filing a false tax return.

        The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Rebecca Sparkman of the Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation, Washington, D.C. Field Office; and Allison Lerner, Inspector General for the National Science Foundation (NSF).             

2nd Annual Bio Medical Competition

2nd Annual Bio Medical Competition

National Institutes of Health Co-Sponsors
National Library of Medicine, NIH Office of Communications and Public Health
NIH Office of Science Education, and the National Human Genome Research Institute

On February 7th from 5:30pm-9pm, the Patriots Technology Training Center will host its 2nd annual Bio Medical Competition at the U.S. National Library of Medicine, 8600 Rockville Pike, in Bethesda MD  20894.  Their goal is to encourage students to further their interest in various medical fields.  Please visit their website (www.patriots-ttc.org) to view the 2010 Bio-Medical Competition co-sponsored by The Library of Medicine.

Eight high school and one home school team will present a five-page research paper, brochure, slide show, one-page web site, display board, and an oral presentation on one of the medical careers listed below: 

Bono sings, fond memories flow at Shriver funeral

Bono sings, fond memories flow at Shriver funeral

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — His 19 grandchildren read short remembrances, U2 frontman Bono led mourners in singing "Forever Young" and fond memories and laughter filled a funeral service for R. Sargent Shriver, the 95-year-old statesman laid to rest this weekend.

Shriver, the Peace Corps' first director who also ran the 1960s War on Poverty and served as a running mate on an ill-fated Democratic presidential ticket, was buried Saturday evening in a Massachusetts cemetery just hours after his funeral in suburban Washington.

Shriver, who had Alzheimer's disease, died Tuesday in his native Maryland where a funeral Mass was held in Potomac.

At Shriver's service, mourners from Bono to Vice President Joe Biden to former President Bill Clinton paid tribute to the man affectionally known as "Sarge," talking of a life spent serving others.

Potomac Teacher Charged With Heroin Possession

By Elizabeth Jia

WASHINGTON (WUSA/AP) -- Montgomery County officials say an elementary school teacher has been charged with possession of heroin after a traffic stop in Silver Spring.

Police say 25-year-old Rebecca Amick was one of three people in a car that was stopped for speeding at the intersection of Georgia and Thayer avenues on Tuesday night.

Montgomery County Police official Paul Starks says the police report indicates the driver's hands were shaking. Police officers noticed signs of nervousness.

Police searched the car and the occupants and found Amick with nine bags of heroin. She was charged with possession of heroin and released on personal recognizance. A court date has not been set.

"The story they gave to the officers [was] they had just purchased the drugs in Washington, DC and were returning to Montgomery County," says Starks.

Man Who Tried to Install Computer Virus Sentenced

Man Who Tried to Install Computer Virus Sentenced

Montgomery County (AP)-Federal prosecutors say a man who tried to install a virus on Fannie Mae computers in Maryland has been sentenced to 41 months in prison.

Thirty-six-year-old Rajendrasinh Makwana of Montgomery County was sentenced on Friday. He was convicted of computer intrusion in October.

According to evidence presented at trial, Makwana had been fired as a contract worker at Fannie Mae's Urbana facility. Makwana programmed a computer with a malicious code that was set to spread throughout the Fannie Mae network and destroy all data.

Washington-based Fannie Mae is the largest U.S. mortgage finance company.