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JUST TRYAN IT Returns To Alexandria For Second Year

August 15, 2018

On Sunday, Sep. 16, 2018,  JUST TRYAN IT  will run its second kids triathlon at Episcopal High School.  All abilities  welcome!  JUST TRYAN IT raises money for families with children going through treatment for cancer.

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Concerned Citizens Network Of Alexandria Names New Board Chair

August 14, 2018

The Concerned Citizens Network of Alexandria has a new Board Chair to govern the non-profit organization focused on improving student achievement and transforming those labeled “at risk” to “at promise”. Retired attorney and former Vice Chair Hervey Aitken is now Board Chair. 

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Easterseals Assistive Technology Helps Promote Independence With $230,000 In Grants From The Comcast Foundation

August 9, 2018

Easterseals, a national leading provider of services for people with disabilities, today announced it has received $230,000 in grants from the Comcast Foundation as part of the Comcast NBCUniversal Assistive Technology Grant Fund, established in 2011.

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Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association And Carpenter’s Shelter Partner for Art Installations And Fundraiser

August 8, 2018

The Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association  is partnering with Carpenter’s Shelter to install and create art at their temporary shelter location in the former Macy’s located at Landmark Mall. A reception to help raise funds for the collaborative projects will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18.

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Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria Teams Up With NBC4 And Telemundo44 For Clear The Shelters Pet Adoption Drive

August 3, 2018

The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is excited to partner with NBC4 and Telemundo44 to present live coverage of the fourth annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption event at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter on Saturday, Aug. 18. 

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Local Anti-Drunk Driving Nonprofit Hosting Fundraiser On August 23 In Northern Virginia

August 3, 2018

The Northern Virginia-based nonprofit organization behind the region’s free safe ride service to prevent drunk driving, SoberRide®, is hosting a fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at Glory Days Grill in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Living Legend: Marion Moon

August 1, 2018

By Mike Lane
“You learn a lot about people by the way they get through crises.” Marion Moon remembers hearing that advice from her father when she was a young woman.

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National Bohemian Kicks Off Summer Tabs For Crabs Program Benefitting Chesapeake Bay Foundation

July 31, 2018

National Bohemian Beer Company today announced the rollout of its second annual summer Tabs for Crabs program. For each red, crab-etched can tab that is collected and returned before Oct. 1, National Bohemian will donate 10 cents to The Chesapeake Bay Foundations® local blue crab research and habitat restoration efforts.

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The Child & Family Network Centers Launches New Relay For Pre-K Event

July 24, 2018

The Child & Family Network Centers announces the launch of its inaugural ‘Relay for Pre-K’ to be hosted on Sep. 22, 2018 at St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Upper School campus. Registration to walk is free.

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Kids Pick Corn For The Poor

July 20, 2018

Seventy-seven middle-school students spent two hours picking corn for the poor at Chandler Farms in Montross, Virginia, and Parker Farms in Colonial Beach, Virginia. The students, from Boot Camp for Aspiring Saints, a faith formation program at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Annandale, collected more than 5,000 pounds of corn.

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