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Start your next adventure at Oasis!

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Monday, August 07, 2017/Ron Wisdom| Profile/Number of views (15300)/Comments (0)/
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Are "healthy" foods loaded with sugar you don't need?

Are "healthy" foods loaded with sugar you don't need?

Watching out for hidden sugar is just one lesson that adults and kids are learning at Oasis

At 52, volunteer Donna Aubinoe launched a new career in nutrition. Now she teaches kids about eating healthy and how to watch out for added sugar in foods.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (3155)/Comments (0)/
No matter how hot the topic, people want good conversation

No matter how hot the topic, people want good conversation

With the right ground rules, just about any current event can be discussed—even politics

Is it possible to have civil, even friendly conversations about current events these days? Oasis instructors say so in Rochester, Los Angeles and Washington where discussions are flourishing.
Sunday, June 11, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (2938)/Comments (0)/
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Joyce Siegel supports Oasis to keep the momentum going

Joyce Siegel supports Oasis to keep the momentum going

Tutoring, lifelong learning and a sense of community at Washington Metro Oasis have enriched her life

“I donate twice a year during each of the major fundraisers because I love Oasis,” says Joyce Siegel of Rockville, MD. “I see how phenomenally the programs have grown and I want this momentum to continue.”
Thursday, May 19, 2016/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (5651)/Comments (0)/
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Top-notch teachers and engaged learners discover together

Top-notch teachers and engaged learners discover together

High-quality instruction keeps OASIS learners coming back for more.

“It’s interesting to see students realize that their presence benefits others in the room,” says Peter Bolland, an instructor who appreciates a classroom of engaged learners.
Friday, June 03, 2016/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (7117)/Comments (0)/
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Tutor leads students to publish an elementary school newspaper

Tutor leads students to publish an elementary school newspaper

Oasis tutor Aaron Epstein finds an Extra! Extra! Project: Read all about it!

Tutoring gave retired journalist Aaron Epstein an idea that has blossomed into a school newspaper, written by young reporters eager to learn the tricks of the trade.

Monday, May 08, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (2519)/Comments (0)/
Like many caregivers, Nate Berger appreciates knowing he's not alone

Like many caregivers, Nate Berger appreciates knowing he's not alone

For a caregiver, it's comforting having a support system of others with common challenges

Dr. Nate Berger has been caregiver to his wife Nancy for 28 years and like many in his position, recognizes that he can’t do it alone.  Thanks to a new Caregiver Support Group in the Washington Metro OASIS, he doesn't have to.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (10315)/Comments (0)/
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Being active should be fun for everyone

Being active should be fun for everyone

Who better to offer advice on keeping kids excited about being healthy than kids themselves?

CATCH Healthy Habits 4th grader Hannah Ott and other young advisors recently offered insights to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sport and Nutrition on the best ways to encourage healthy lifestyles for kids.
Thursday, May 07, 2015/Peter| Profile/Number of views (13124)/Comments (0)/
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