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Volume 120 No. 47

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY EDITION

JUNE 30, 2012 - JULY 6, 2012

AFRO Sports Face Off: Still Debating LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant

Howard Medical Students, Faculty Provide Services in Haiti

Dr. Onyinye Onyekwere coordinating the care for children during the mission

Howard medical students, Ashleigh Bouchelion and Kim Ann Dang, speak with a mother about her infant with the help of a Haitian interpreter.

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By Ron Harris Special to the AFRO

HBCUs, Like Citizens, Have Recession Woes

Two Children, Adult Latest Affected by Violence in SE D.C. By Malcolm Maurice Special to the AFRO

By George Barnette AFRO Staff Writer

Dentists Go the Extra Mile to Provide Free Dental Clinic By Sonsyrea Tate Montgomery Special to the AFRO

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Westphalia Project Ready for Contributors By George Barnette AFRO Staff Writer

“I had no money, no income, no insurance. It’s lifted me up and given me confidence that I can smile without people prejudging me…” – patient Eveline Taylor

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The brothers of the Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter and the Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund (IDSEF), Inc. of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. hosted their annual Black and Gold Ball, Night of Kings at the luxurious Hilton McLean Tyson’s Corner in McLean, Va. The centerpiece of the evening was the presentation of eight scholarships. The recipients were awarded for their academic achievements and potential for success at their next level Chapter members of higher education. After consumption of a sumptuous meal, heartfelt thanks to the guests, and the singing of the Alpha Hymn, the evening transitioned to some ‘ole school’ jamming on the dance floor with music by The Framewerk Band. To date, the fund has awarded over $120,000 in scholarships to young college bound students.

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Brother Charles Hawkins (center) presents award to Cynthia Grant and Gloria Roseboro, accepting on behalf of Brother(Maj Gen-Ret) Elder Granger, MD

Brother John Harper with two of his special guests

Clifford Wilborn, Chapter president, presents appreciation award USAF Lt. Col. Rasheem Wright, Navy Cdr Ricarlo Byrdsong and Army Col Robert Jones Scholarship recipients: Franck Simo, Ato Pinkrah, Jesse Michael, Christopher Jones, Thomas James and Julian Hammett

Lesley Chen-Yong, Adrenne Chen-Yong, Karen Dale and Tatijana Dale Alanna Broderick and Kim Watson, 2012 JWoW Board Members

Under the dynamic leadership of its Founder and President, Dr. Jacqueline Watson, the Jamaican Women of Washington (JWoW) hosted its 10th Annual Tea-Off to Good Health, a high tea and silent auction fundraiser held at the historic Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Northwest, Washington, DC. Through this annual event, JWoW WJLA/CH-7’s Leon has had a significant impact on many vulnerable Harris (3rd from left) women, children and families, particularly in Jamaica and the District. The and Edgar Brookins (far right) with Splash afternoon event kicked off with a grand reception and silent auction that of Tropical Fashion transitioned into a formal program, emceed by Leon Harris of WJLA CH-7 Models La Quine Roberson, Karen Walton, News. A welcoming dance performance by Stefanie Belnavis, the Reigning Jessica Wilson and Winsome Packer 2011 Miss Caribbean Metro USA, kicked off the festivities. After welcoming remarks by Cherryl Gordon, Charge d’ Affairs, A.I., Embassy of Jamaica and the invocation by Rev. Bertram Melbourne, it was tea time which was spiced up by a splash of tropical fashions by local models. The JWoW JBS Award was presented to Orville “Shaggy” Burrell, Founder, Shaggy Make a Difference foundation that has raised a total of just over $1 million for the Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston, Hats-Off contest Jamaica…he saw a need and acted! Once the auction winners winner, Tatijana Dale were announced and the Hats-Off contest was completed, Dr. being introduced by Yvette LaGonterie and Watson gave the closing remarks: “One Love, Positive Vibes and Anthony Gaskins of DC City Councilman Walk Good! Tanks ya!” The Hattery Vincent Orange

Maria Gomez, President/CEO, Mary’s Center (Grant Award Recipient), Dr. Jacqueline Watson and Maynard McAlpin, President/CEO, Chartered Health Plan

Jeffrey and Gwen Adams, Alex McCamey, RadioOne and Patricia and Robert Alford

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker greeting some guests at the gala

Darryl Barnes, Community Service Award honoree; for his “Men Aiming Higher” organization

The Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Excellence in Business Awards Gala at the luxurious Rhonda Slade, Angela Marriott Inn & Conference Center UMUC in Hyattsville, President/ Stribling, Md. The awards gala honors exemplary individuals, CEO, Prince Mistress of George’s groups and businesses that have demonstrated Ceremonies County significant growth, community involvement, and Chamber of leadership in Prince George’s County, Md. This sophisticated, Commerce hi-profile black-tie affair with a “Hollywood Awards Show” Craig Muckle, atmosphere brought out the business elite along with the movers and shakers Safeway and Willie to toast the evenings honorees. Longtime TV and radio personality, Angela Jolly, Motivational Stribling, served as the host and the Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Speaker Baker gave the much- anticipated State of the Economy Address. Rhonda Slade, the chamber’s President/CEO noted that the number of award nominations doubled over last year, Necole Parker presents which is a strong indication of the strength and vibrancy of the business community in the County. Business Woman of the Year The Prince George’s County Chamber is an alliance of over 900 businesses representing over 300,000 award to Clare Hines, The employees; one of the largest in the state of Maryland and in the region. Net. America Corporation

Shelly Gross Wade presenting the Business Leader of the Year Award to Stephen Neal (right), of K. Neal International Trucks as his wife and son look on Young Entrepreneur of the Year, DeAnna Mayo of My Sweet Tooth, LLC

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Seniors Showcase Talent at Ms. Senior D.C. Pageant By Stephen D. Riley AFRO Staff Writer

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Mary L. McCoy, winner of the 2012 Ms. Senior D.C. Pageant, poses for pictures after winning.

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William Deng Deng, Chairperson, Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Commission and Ambassador Dhanojak Obongo, right, stopped by the AFRO on June 25 to discuss affairs of the Republic of South Sudan with AFRO publisher Jake Oliver and executive editor Avis Thomas-Lester. The officials were escorted by syndicated columnist Raynard Jackson.  

Sara Elizabeth di Bonaventura and Nii Amaah Koranteng Ofosu-Amaah Wed in  Ceremonies at Harvard

Ms. Senior D.C. Mary L. McCoy (center), pictured with (left to right) First Runner-up Earnestine Wiggins and Second Runner-up Nancy A. Berry and escorts from the recent Ms. Senior D.C. Pageant 2012.  McCoy, 61 is a ward 8 retired Ward 8 resident.  Ms. McCoy received Best Talent for her Zumba/Folk Dance to “Take You Back.”  McCoy also won Best Salesperson for her sale of tickets and ads for the souvenir program.  The event is presented by the D.C. Seniors Cameo Club, Family Matters of Greater Washington and the D.C. Office on Aging.

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Sara Elizabeth di Bonaventura and Nii Amaah Koranteng Ofosu-Amaah were married at Harvard’s Memorial Church in Cambridge, Mass., on June 16, 2012. The ceremony was performed by an official of the United Church of Christ. On the day before, the couple were wed in a symbolic ceremony at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Mass., that is traditional to the Ga tribe of Ghana, the birthplace of the groom’s parents. The bride, 28, is a Harvard teaching fellow who, in July, will take a position at the public Boston Arts Academy high school as the liaison to the headmaster and board of trustees. The groom, 30, is a senior associate at Berkshire Partners investment firm in Boston. The bride’s father is an executive vice president for Fidelity in Boston. Her mother works as a clinical dietitian at Massachusetts General Hospital. The groom’s father, Paatii Ofosu-Amaah of Chevy Chase, is an adviser to the president of Tunis, Tunisia-based African Development Bank. His mother, Waafas Ofosu-Amaah, is a regional coordinator of the development office of the World Bank in Washington D.C. The groom graduated from St. Alban’s School in Washington D.C. and Harvard, where the couple met. The bride received a master’s degree in prevention science and practice there. The groom holds an M.B.A. from Harvard.

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Big Names Perform at 2012 Hampton Jazz Festival

Jill Scott commanded the stage

Natalie Cole opened her set with her 1976 hit “Sophisticated Lady” off her debut album "Natalie"

On June 22, the 2012 Hampton Jazz Festival kicked off in Hampton, Va. The threeday event, which was hosted at the Hampton Coliseum, featured a stunning list of entertainers including Charlie Wilson, Bebe Winans, Natalie Cole, Norman Brown, Jill Scott, Ledisi, Kem and more. Now in its 45th year, the Hampton Jazz Festival is one of the longest running Jazz/R&B events in the nation.

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By Jessika Morgan AFRO Staff Writer Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is “out of touch with the nation’s middle class” public policies better suited to the previous century, Vice President Joe Biden told a gathering of the nation’s Black journalists June 21. Biden cast the upcoming presidential election campaign as a referendum on the nation’s character, according to the economy -- it’s about who the hell we are,” he told the National Association of Black

Journalists (NABJ) in New Orleans. “I believe their social policy is a throwback to the `50s. I believe their foreign policy is a relic of the Cold War. And I believe their economic policy is little more than a double-down on the failed policies of the previous administration.” Biden cited the Obama administration’s support for higher education aid for Black students and noted that Blacks and women will not advance if Romney wins in November.

hopeful apparently declined an invitation to appear at the NABJ gathering.

reporters that the organization’s invitation to the Romney campaign to the convention, held June 20 through June 24 was ignored. hundreds of Black recruiters each year, attracted many budding journalists, but now they seem to come out for a different reason. “I went to this year’s convention because I was uncertain about my career path, and

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Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM533 Audrey Thompson Decedent NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS

Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM99 Carlie Swann III Decedent NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS

Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM560 Cleo M. Davis Decedent Larry C. Williams Esq 7600 Georgia Ave NW Suite 306A Washington DC 20012 Attorney NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS

Wellington Thompson, III whose address is 470 Lenox Avenue, #3P New York, New York 10037 was appointed personal representative of the estate of Audrey Thompson, who died on February 1, 2010 without a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 15, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 15, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 15, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Wellington Thompson III Personal Representative 646-345-1773 TRUE TEST COPY TYPESET:OFTue Jun 26 REGISTER WILLS 6/15, 6/22, 6/29

Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM505 Kenneth Hickson Sr. Decedent Kisha L. Woolen/ Jennifer C. Concino Tobin O’Connor & Ewing 5335 Wisconsin Ave NW Suite 700 Washington DC 20015 Attorney NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS Kenneth Hickson Jr, whose address is 1343 Harvard Street NW Washington DC 20009, was appointed personal representative of the estate of Kenneth Hickson Sr., who died on November 29, 2011 without a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs a n d h e i r s w h o s e whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 15, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 15, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 15, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Kenneth Hickson Jr. Personal Representative 202-300-1120 TRUE TEST COPY REGISTER OFTue WILLS TYPESET: Jun 26 6/15, 6/22, 6/29

Diane C. Wilks, whose address is 1936 Naylor Road, SE #302, Washington DC 20020 was appointed personal representative of the estate of Carlie Swann III, who died on August 14, 2010 without a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before August 14, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before August 24, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 15, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Diane C. Wilks Personal Representative TRUE TEST COPY TYPESET: Jun 26 REGISTER OFTue WILLS 09:28:24 EDT 6/15,2012 6/22, 6/29

Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM507 Tyrone L. Shaw Decedent NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS Lajovon N. Brown, whose address is 2800 N Street, SE #101 Washington DC 20019 was appointed personal representative of the estate of Tyrone L. Shaw, who died on April 3, 2012 without a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 15, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 15, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 15, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Lajovon N. Brown Personal Representative 202-609-1051 TRUE TEST COPY TYPESET:OFTue Jun 26 REGISTER WILLS 6/15, 6/22, 6/29

Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM539 09:21:50 EDT 2012 Gladys R. Shell aka Gladys Ruth Shell SUPERIOR COURT OF Decedent THE DISTRICT OF Attorney COLUMBIA NOTICE OF PROBATE DIVISION APPOINTMENT, Washington, D.C. NOTICE TO 20001-2131 CREDITORS Administration No. AND NOTICE TO 2012ADM574 UNKNOWN HEIRS Estate of Burnette Crystal Gibson, Kenneth Rowe whose address is 804 NicholDeceased son Street NE. Washington NOTICE OF DC 20011, was appointed personal representative of STANDARD the estate of Gladys R. Shell PROBATE

Notice is hereby given that a petition has been filed in this Court by Alice Allen and Michael Rowe for standard probate, including the appointment of one or more personal representative. Unless a complaint or an objection in accordance with Superior Court Probate Division Rule 407 is filed in this Court within 30 days from the date of first publication of this notice, the Court may take the action hereinafter set forth. 0 in the absence of a will or proof satisfactory to the Court of due execution, enter an order determining that the decedent died intestate. 0 appoint an unsupervised personal representative Register of Wills Clerk of the Probate Division Date of First Publication June 29, 2012 Names of Newspapers: Washington Law Reporter Washington AFRO-AMERICAN NEWSPAPER Alice Allen/ Law Firm of StefanShaibani, PLLC 1150 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 900 Washington DC 20036 202-862-4335 Signature of Petitioners/Attorney 6/29, 7/6

aka Gladys Ruth Shell, who died on May 21, 2012 with a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment (or to the probate of decedent´s will) shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 22, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 22, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 22, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Burnette Crystal Gibson Personal Representative TRUE TEST COPY REGISTER OF WILLS 6/22, 6/29, 7/6

Diane M. Gordon, whose address is 5517 4th Street NW, Washington DC 20011 was appointed personal representative of the estate of Cleo M. Davis, who died on May 22, 2012 with a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs a n d h e i r s w h o s e whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment (or to the probate of decedent´s will) shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 22, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 22, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 22, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American 09:28:03 EDT Washington Law 2012 Reporter Diane M. Gordon Personal Representative 202-842-2222 TRUE TEST COPY REGISTER WILLS TYPESET:OFTue Jun 26 6/22, 6/29, 7/6

Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM534 Lillie Myers Frye Decedent Elaine P. English 4710 41st Street NW Suite D Washington DC 20016 Attorney NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS Jocelyn C. Frye, whose address is 4626 Queens C h a p e l Te r r a c e N E , Washington DC 20017, was appointed personal representative of the estate of Lillie Myers Frye, who died on September 15, 2011 without a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 22, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 22, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication 09:26:06 EDT the 2012 shall so inform Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 22, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Jocelyn C. Frye Personal Representative 202-269-0741 TRUE TEST COPY TYPESET: Jun 26 REGISTER OFTue WILLS 6/22, 6/29, 7/6

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM559 Estate of Josephus Simpson Jr. Deceased NOTICE OF STANDARD PROBATE Notice is hereby given that a petition has been filed in this Court by Randolph N Horton for standard probate, including the appointment of one or more personal representative. Unless a complaint or an objection in accordance with Superior Court Probate Division Rule 407 is filed in this Court within 30 days from the date of first publication of this notice, the Court may take the action hereinafter set forth. 0 in the absence of a will or proof satisfactory to the Court of due execution, enter an order determining that the decedent died intestate. 0 appoint an unsupervised personal representative Register of Wills Clerk of the Probate Division Date of First Publication June 22, 2012 Names of Newspapers: Washington Law Reporter Washington AFRO-AMERICAN Larry C. Williams 7600 Georgia Ave NW Suite 306A Washington DC 20012 202-842-2222 Signature of Petitioners/Attorney 6/22, 6/29, 7/6

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Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM536 Lindy Fitzgerald Baucum Decedent Michael L. Smith 9701 Apollo Drive Suite 495 Largo MD 20774 Attorney NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS Thomasine Baucum and Marti Jean Cooper, whose address are 7106 Flagstaff Street, Hyattsville MD 20785 and 1823 Ceaderwood Ct. Hyattsville MD 20785, were appointed personal representative of the estate of Lindy Fitzgerald Baucum, who died on March 11, 2012 without a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment (or to the probate of decedent´s will) shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 22, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 22, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 22, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Thomasine Baucum Marti Jean Cooper Personal Representative TRUE TEST COPY REGISTER OF WILLS 6/22, 6/29, 7/6

Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM304 Ella M. Williams Decedent William R. Voltz 2120 L Street NW Suite 700 Washington DC 20037 Attorney NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS Shirley M. Williams, whose address is 612 Van Buren Street, NW Washington DC 20012 was appointed personal representative of the estate of Ella M. Williams, who died on January 17, 2012 with a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment (or to the probate of decedent´s will) shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 29, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 29, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 29, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Shirley M. Williams Personal Representative TRUE TEST COPY REGISTER OF WILLS 6/29, 7/6, 7/13

Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM293 Anne E. Marlow Decedent Attorney NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS Donna A. Armstrong, whose address is 9007 Brae Brook Drive, Lanham, MD 20706, was appointed personal representative of the estate of Anne E. Marlow, who died on February 28, 2012 with a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment (or to the probate of decedent´s will) shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 22, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 22, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 22, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Donna A. Armstrong Personal Representative 301-552-8956 TRUE TEST COPY REGISTER OF WILLS 6/22, 6/29, 7/6


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Superior Court of the District of District of Columbia PROBATE DIVISION Washington, D.C. 20001-2131 Administration No. 2012ADM296 Johnnie Mae Fields Decedent Darrel S. Parker, Esq. 1822 11th Street, NW Washington DC 20001 Attorney NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT, NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS

Anthony Marche Nicholson having filed a complaint for judgment changing Anthony Marche Nicholson name to Marche Mele-Stacie Nicholson and having applied to the court for an Order of Publication of the notice required by law in such cases; it is by the Court this 15 day of June 2012 hereby. ORDERED, that all persons concerned show cause, if any there be, on or before the 30 day of July 2012, why the 09:23:16 prayers ofEDT said 2012 complaint should not be granted; provided that a copy of this order be published once a week for three consecutive weeks before said day in the AfroAmerican newspaper. JUDGE A TRUETue COPY TEST: TYPESET: Jun 26 6/22, 6/29, 7/6

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Superior Court of the District of Columbia Civil Division Case No. 0005051-12 IN RE: Anthony Marche Nicholson Applicant ORDER OF PUBLICATION CHANGE OF NAME

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Gladys M. Yette, whose address is 3367 Alden Place, NE. Washington DC 20019, was appointed personal representative of the estate of Minnie A. Holder, who died on February 24, 2012 with a Will, and will serve without Court supervision. All unknown heirs and heirs whose whereabouts are unknown shall enter their appearance in this proceeding. Objections to such appointment (or to the probate of decedent´s will) shall be filed with the Register of Wills, D.C., 515 5th Street, N.W., 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20001, on or before December 22, 2012. Claims against the decedent shall be presented to the undersigned with a copy to the Register of Wills or filed with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned, on or before December 22, 2012, or be forever barred. Persons believed to be heirs or legatees of the decedent who do not receive a copy of this notice by mail within 25 days of its first publication shall so inform the Register of Wills, including name, address and relationship. Date of Publication: June 22, 2012 Name of newspaper: Afro-American Washington Law Reporter Gladys M. Yette Personal Representative 202-388-3479 TRUE TEST COPY TYPESET:OFTue Jun 26 REGISTER WILLS 6/22, 6/29, 7/6

Emanuel Pinkney Jr. having filed a complaint for judgment changing Emanuel Pinkney Jr. name to Ubadah Abdullah Ad-Dawudi and having applied to the court for an Order of Publication of the notice required by law in such cases; it is by the Court this 25th day of May 2012. ORDERED, that all persons concerned show cause, if any there be, on or before the 25th day of June 2012, why the prayers of said complaint should not be granted; provided that a copy of this order be published once a week for three consecutive weeks before said day in the AfroAmerican Newspaper. JUDGE TYPESET: Tue Jun 26 A TRUE COPY TEST: 6/15, 6/22, 6/29

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Prince George's County Afro-American Newspaper, June 27, 2012