Articles by Greg Wims

June 27, 2017 | Greg Wims

Honored to Serve as District Governor of Rotary Clubs in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

As I have mentioned previously in this blog, I serve as the Area Governor for the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Club. During this past year, I was honored to serve as the District 7620 Governor Elect. On Saturday, June 24, I was installed as the first African American Governor for Rotary District 7620. This district includes 63 […]

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May 2, 2017 | Greg Wims

Victim Rights Foundation Preschool Opens in Kenya (PHOTO)

It’s official! The Victim Rights Foundation’s new preschool in Kenya has opened. We planned for 30 students, but 70 students are enrolled. The children walk more than one mile to attend preschool in this rural area of Kenya. Thank you to all our amazing volunteers for supporting this effort. I leave Kenya knowing that the Victims […]

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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

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

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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