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ASC Hosts High School Football Coaches Night On September 20

September 19, 2016

The Alexandria Sportsman's Club is hosting High School Football Coaches Night on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Guest speakers include the head football coaches from each Alexandria area high school. The Athlete of the Month awards also will be presented to both high school and youth athletes.

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Fall Robust Walkathon

September 19, 2016

Calling all Senior Walkers! The Fall Robust Walkathon is on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 10 am - 1:00 pm, Ben BrenmanPark, 4800 Ben Brenman Drive (across from the Beatley Library), Alexandria, VA.

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Homeless Female Veterans To Get Additional Supportive Housing Option In Northern Virginia

September 15, 2016

Formerly homeless and vulnerable female veterans and their children will soon have a newly renovated and upgraded residence, following the kick-off of a collaboration between Final Salute and HomeAid Northern Virginia to renovate Final Salute’s residence in Fairfax County.

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Rockin’ Birthday Celebration To Benefit Families Battling ALS On October 21

September 15, 2016

Baltimore-based ALS organization, the Brigance Brigade Foundation, will team up with the Hard Rock Café to raise funds for families battling ALS at the second annual Soirée with O.J. – A Rockin’ Good Time! This red carpet event will be held on Friday, Oct. 21.

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Dulles International To Welcome Thousands To Festival And Plane Pull On September 17

September 13, 2016

The Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull at Washington Dulles International Airport is expected to attract thousands of visitors for the airport’s annual free open house with a daylong schedule of activities, events and family fun on Saturday, Sept. 17.

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Caring For Mental Wellness: For You or Someone You Know

September 12, 2016

Depression is not a normal part of aging. In fact, studies show that adults generally feel satisfied with their lives, despite the physical challenges that come with age. Caring For Mental Wellness: For You or Someone You Know is on Sept. 22 at the Charles Houston Senior Center.

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Alexandria Area Teen Named To International Literacy Association Second Annual 30 Under 30 List

September 8, 2016

The International Literacy Association, a global advocacy and membership organization dedicated to advancing literacy for all, announced Wednesday the honorees named to its second annual 30 Under 30 list.

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Vola’s Dockside Grill Grand Opening And AWLA Fundraiser

September 7, 2016

In conjunction with its official grand opening on Sept. 7, Vola's Dockside Grill will be donating 25% of all proceeds from 6-9 p.m. to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria in honor of Vola Lawson and her commitment to ALWA.

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USDA Announces Selected Organizations To Better Connect Low-Income Elderly And Disabled Americans With Healthy Food

September 6, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week announced that Senior Services of Alexandria is one of the organizations selected to participate in a nationwide pilot designed to improve access to groceries for homebound elderly and disabled persons participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Living Legend: Steve Nearman

September 1, 2016

Many read news stories or hear about young people doing something dangerous or illegal and then wonder why in the world they did that. Then they move on. Steve Nearman did the same thing until 20 years ago when he decided he couldn’t change things for every young person, but he might make a difference for one child; help them see a different option and take the better fork in the road.

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