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Kena Temple Shriners to open new headquarters in Manassas Dec. 15

After being located in Arlington and Fairfax counties for 67 years, Kena Shriners will open new headquarters in Manassas at 9500 Technology Dr. this Saturday, Dec. 15, in a ceremony from 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Battlefield teachers recognized for empowering students in event against childhood cancer

Battlefield High School’s Mary Beth Starkey, teacher on special assignment, and Lauren Maula, math teacher, received the 2018 Four Diamonds Mini-THON® Leadership Development Award for their roles as Mini-THON® advisors for providing an environment that encourages leadership development, empowers students and supports individuals’ visions and goals.

Young leaders engage in philanthropic “competition” for two local nonprofits

Now through July 26, local middle and high school students are participating in the Leadership Prince William Summer Youth Academy’s annual Leadership Lemonade fundraiser.

Occoquan mayor announces winners of Duck Splash 2018

Earnie Porta, Mayor of the Town of Occoquan, gave thanks to everyone who helped out or participated in the 11th Duck Splash race in Occoquan July 7 and then announced the winners.

NOVEC offers ‘help for heat’ as winter approaches; apply for energy assistance through Nov. 10

Winter is coming. So is the need for home heating. To provide heating assistance to low-income people in the region, Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative asks area residents to contribute to NOVEC's Operation Round-Up® (ORU) program.

Food collection for needy for Thanksgiving begins in Prince William area

Operation Turkey, food collection for the needy for Thanksgiving, now underway. Donations may be dropped at schools-Oct. 25 in eastern Prince William and Central Office, Nov. 16 in western Prince William

Is the Hurricane Harvey charity seeking your donation real or fake?

As Texas recovers from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring is encouraging Virginians to exercise caution as they consider donating money to assist victims in their recovery. Sadly, scammers often use natural disasters such as hurricanes to set up fake charities where the money collected is pocketed by the scammer.

Community meetings on boundaries for Lake Ridge Middle, Woodbridge Middle for 2018-19

Two community meetings are scheduled March 20 & March 29 to gain public feedback on proposed attendance boundaries that affect Lake Ridge Middle School and Woodbridge Middle School:

Va. Tech cadet from Bristow leads Corps of Cadets’ fundraising for National D-Day Memorial

A little bit of history came to life for Cadet Brooke Edwards of Bristow, as she collected donations for the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA. The Sept. 17 effort raised $4,933.13 for the memorial site.

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