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Copeland Manor and NHT-Enterprise Encourage Watershed Sustainability through Art

Storm drain muralDon’t Throw Your Trash Where the Fish Splash
By NHT Sustainability Manager Kathleen Berube

Few of us routinely think about our personal actions and the quality of our watershed. Why would we? We’re all busy, wrapped up in our daily lives. We don’t consider the impact of the bottle we saw on the ground, the trash that blew by or the soap we used to wash our car. Even though we may not be aware, our actions have a tremendous impact on the quality of stormwater. Many seemingly benign actions have a very real detrimental effect on aquatic ecosystems. Changing our behaviors is not hard, but sometimes we need a little reminder.

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Thirty Years of Team Quantum and CF Great Strides

Team QuantumTeam Quantum walked in our 30th Great Strides Walk on May 9, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland.

This year we have lots to be thankful for but we still have lots to strive for also.  In December 2016 our son & friend, Danny (now 33 years old), miraculously received a double lung transplant.  Over the past few years Danny’s lungs have been failing rapidly but he now has renewed hope.  Unfortunately the transplant does not come without some new challenging medical problems that have Danny in and out of the hospital on a regular basis.  Although his lungs are CF free the rest of his body is still fighting CF, and in addition, he is taking an incredible amount of strong medicines to prevent rejection.

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