Empowerment conference

McGuire Group will host the "Man-Up" Young Men's Empowerment Conference from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 26 at the Avi Hotel Largo. Former Washington Redskins Madieu Williams, NFL Man of the Year 2010, will be the speaker.

The conference is free; attendees must be at least 14 years old and accompanied by an adult. Continental breakfast and a lunch will be provided. Topics will include HIV/AIDS prevention education, social media, technology, empowerment strategies to advance in life, and more.

For information, call 240-206-8481, ext. 301 or email


Prince George's County Memorial Library System in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books has announced the availability of IndieFlix for Libraries, a premier online streaming service provider of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world.

Visit for unlimited access to thousands of streaming film-festival hits. IndieFlix is available on Apple, Android and all Internet-enabled devices. Customers may also watch films on TV with Roku devices. For information, call 301-699-3500, ext. 235.

Bereavement camps

Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is accepting registration for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising held simultaneously Aug. 8-10 at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville.

Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, provides time for children to share their stories, play and work together while enjoying camp activities.

Phoenix Rising, a weekend retreat for teens, promotes resiliency and an exploration of coping strategies through team building activities.

Both camps provide an interactive program supported by a professional staff and team of trained volunteers to help participants process their grief in a safe, accepting environment.

Registration deadline is July 25. For information, call 888-501-7077 or visit for an application.

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