Greg Wims

March 6, 2014 | Greg Wims

photo Gary C.K. Huang and Greg Wims

Service Above Self

As I have mentioned previously in this blog, I serve as the Area Governor for the Bethesda Rotary Clubs. Recently in this capacity, I talked with Rotary International president-elect, Gary C.K. Huang. We discussed the upcoming International Convention which will take place in Sydney, Australia June 1-4. The theme of the convention is “Light up […]

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February 27, 2014 | Greg Wims

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On the Red Carpet at the NAACP Image Awards

The 2014 NAACP Image Awards were held in Los Angeles last weekend. I had the pleasure of representing the Victims Right Foundation (VRF) at this event sponsored by the National NAACP. This was the 45th Image Award program honoring the best in the entertainment. Lorraine C. Miller, Interim President and CEO, NAACP said “whether the […]

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November 25, 2013 | Greg Wims

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W. Gregory Wims in the Philippines

Mr. W. Gregory Wims, the Founder, and President of The Victims Rights Foundation (VRF), will be traveling to the Philippines on the 16th of December till the 23rd of December on a relief mission for the victims of the recent storm. Mr. Wims will be at ground zero, providing support and relief to the victims […]

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October 8, 2013 | Greg Wims

Woodrow Wilson High School Students With Mr. Gregory Wims

The Victims Rights Foundation Expands

Mr. W. Gregory Wims spoke to 100 students at Woodrow Wilson High School on the 27th of August 2013.  Mr. Wims spoke to the students about the importance of giving back to the community and about his voluntary career standing 47 years. As an example, Mr. Wims spoke to the students about the Victims Rights […]

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May 13, 2013 | Greg Wims

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Graduation Celebration at The Universities at Shady Grove

On May, 9 I attended the annual graduation celebration at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Lt. Governor Anthony Brown was the keynote speaker. This year more than 700 graduates earned their bachelor degrees in programs from nine state universities. Here are two pictures I snapped at the event.

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May 6, 2013 | Greg Wims

Greg Wims,School Board member Rebecca Smondrowski, First Lady Catherine Leggett,and School Board member Phil Kauffman.

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Fund raiser  for scholarships for MCPS students. Excerpt taken from This Week at Laytonsville Elementary School. The Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation (MCPSEF) hosted three live productions of the game show Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? The purpose of the production was to raise money in support of the foundation’s programs which […]

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April 11, 2013 | Greg Wims

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County Budget Hearings (Video)

Yesterday, I took the opportunity to appear before the County Council at the public budget hearings. I wanted to share with you my comments of support for Montgomery Community Media. “Allow me to begin by extending my personal thanks to Council President Navarro. her fellow County Council members, and County Executive Leggett for this opportunity […]

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March 21, 2013 | Greg Wims

photo Roberta Haines and Greg Wims

Not So Pretty: Human Trafficking in Maryland

I recently attended an awareness event on human trafficking held at the Hilton by the Xi Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority ( MANY THANKS) taking place right here in Maryland. I was surprised to find out that most girls get drawn into the lifestyle at the tender age of 13, and even […]

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March 8, 2013 | Greg Wims

photo Jose Cuisia, Jr. and Greg Wims

Meeting with the Ambassador of Philippines

I met with the Philippine Ambassador to Washington D.C. Jose Cuisia, Jr. at the recent North Bethesda Rotary Club meeting. The Ambassador spoke about the close ties between the United States and the Philippines. I asked the Ambassador if it was possible for the Victims Rights Foundation to use the Filipino Embassy for a fundraiser to […]

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March 5, 2013 | Greg Wims

photo Greg Wims at Chesapeake PETS

Rotary Fights Polio

Rotary International has taken the lead on ending polio worldwide. I am proud to be Area Governor for the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Club. In this capacity, I attended the Rotary Mid Atlantic States Conference this past weekend, also known as Chesapeake PETS (Presidents-Elect Training Seminar). Did you know there are only three countries left in […]

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