Articles by Sheila Ogilvie

October 22, 2014 | Sheila Ogilvie

Spotlighting Shirley Ballard Miller

Trailblazer Shirley Ballard Miller is a Charter Member of the Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (PVAC); and the Patuxent River Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. Montgomery County resident Shirley Ballard Miller is a retired Chief of Documents Dissemination at the United States Central Intelligence Agency. Her commitment to public service […]

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May 16, 2014 | Sheila Ogilvie

Money As You Grow

Two years ago in May, the White House launched Money As You Grow – 20 Things Kids Need to Know to Live Financially Smart Lives.  The White House Financial Empowerment Initiative for youth is an online interactive tool for youth and parents to learn important financial lessons for ages 3 to 18+.  Money As You […]

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May 8, 2014 | Sheila Ogilvie

Chandra Walker Holloway in Top 100

Congratulations to Montgomery County resident Chandra Walker Holloway and each of the women honored this week by The Daily Record as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women.  Mrs. Holloway is the Managing Attorney for the Law Office of Chandra Walker Holloway.  The Daily Record wrote, “Chandra Walker Holloway has tried more than 150 cases in Maryland […]

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May 2, 2014 | Sheila Ogilvie

Delta Scholarship Applications Due May 3

Scholarships are awarded to Montgomery County High School Seniors that meet the following criteria: Be a high school senior graduating from a Montgomery County Public School. Be a resident of Montgomery County. Have a 3.0 GPA of higher. Be enrolled in a four year accredited institution by fall 2014 seeking a Bachelor’s Degree. Have an […]

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April 29, 2014 | Sheila Ogilvie

Potomac Valley Deltas Honor Entrepreneurs

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter’s 4th Annual Minerva Entrepreneurship Awards Program Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is committed to supporting entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial endeavors as a means of improving financial stability and providing economic empowerment.  On April 30, the Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter Fund, Inc., and the Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter […]

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April 25, 2014 | Sheila Ogilvie

Meet Kinsey Walker at the March for Babies

One in eight babies born in Maryland will be born too soon.  This is worse than the national average of 1 in 9.  12 year old Kinsey Walker was premature (29 weeks, 2 pounds 2 ounces, 14” long…Today she is a healthy preteen;  and the 2014 Ambassador for the March of Dimes. Kinsey… I’m sad […]

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April 10, 2013 | Sheila Ogilvie

Alzheimer’s Facts and Figures

The Alzheimer’s Association recently released the 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures Report which reveals the increasing burden of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government and the nation’s health care system.  According to the report and the Alzheimer’s Association Federal Action Alert – “The numbers are staggering.  In 2013, Alzheimer’s will cost the […]

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December 6, 2012 | Sheila Ogilvie

Debt Management

The Skinny Book That Makes Your Wallet Fat – “How would you like to have more money in your pocket every month to relieve stress and give you freedom to do some of the things you want to do or miss doing?”  Sheila Ogilvie, Host of Transforming Lives, was joined by author, motivational speaker, and […]

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November 29, 2012 | Sheila Ogilvie

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

 Transforming Lives – National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States — 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and nearly 15 million are acting as caregivers.  86,000 people in Maryland are diagnosed with this devastating disease and approximately 20% of them live in Montgomery […]

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