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Catholic Diocese Of Arlington Welcomes New Bishop

December 7, 2016

Yesterday Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, 59, formally assumed leadership of the Diocese of Arlington, home to more than 600,000 Catholics. The fourth Bishop of Arlington, Bishop Burbidge succeeds Bishop Paul S. Loverde, 76, who led the Diocese since 1999.

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Alice’s Kids Expands Services To Alexandria

December 5, 2016

Alice’s Kids, a charity that has been providing direct assistance to needy children in Fairfax County for five years has started providing help to children in the City of Alexandria.

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Scouting For Food Donations Stock UCM Food Pantry

December 5, 2016

The annual Scouting for Food drive on Saturday, Nov. 12, was a community-wide success. United Community Ministries estimates a record-breaking collection this year totaling more than 12,000 pounds donated, collected, sorted and packed all in one day by are Boy Scouts and community volunteers.

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Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association Elects Philadelphian As New Regent

December 1, 2016

The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association has named its next leader, electing Sarah Miller Coulson of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to serve as its 22nd Regent, or chairwoman. Her term began Oct. 16, 2016.

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Living Legends: Ruth And Bill Cleveland And Lorraine Friedman

December 1, 2016

Ruth and Bill Cleveland’s activism has made a difference in Alexandria.
“The Dream Dog story: see a Need, Create a Program!” So says, and does, Lorraine Friedman whose creative programs reach broadly and deeply into Alexandria, serving adults and children of all ages.

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Avoid Crowded Malls Visit This Year’s Holiday Market

November 29, 2016

Mark your calendars! On Sunday, Dec. 4, the Friends of the Alexandria Commission for Women will sponsor the 19th annual Holiday Market at the Charles Houston Center, 901 Wythe St, Alexandria from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Foster Care Christmas

November 23, 2016

Every year Embrace Treatment Foster Care is responsible for providing 75 foster children in the Commonwealth of Virginia with the toys that they will find under their tree on Christmas morning. We need our communities help to achieve this goal.

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In the Spirit of Giving – Help Families In Need

November 23, 2016

You may have grown up with plenty of toys, books, and games and received new items around the holidays. The children of more than 450 families will not, if not for the Community Toy Drive. 450 families is an increase of 50% of families in need from last year and we need your help to make this happen!

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2016 Capitol Steps Benefit For UCM Raises Over $75,000 For Families In Need

November 21, 2016

On Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, The Friends of UCM held its annual fundraising event, The Capitol Steps Benefit for UCM in the Madison Auditorium at the US Patent & Trademark Office. The signature event raised more than $75,000 to ensure the continued success of our most vulnerable children, youth, and families.

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46th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend Returns December 2 – 3, 2016

November 18, 2016

The Campagna Center presents the annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend in Old Town Alexandria on December 2, 3 and 10. Attendees can expect a full lineup of festivities to include the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade, Heather and Greens Sales, Taste of Scotland, Holiday Home Tours, and Deck the Halls with Santa.

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