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Register now for Oct. 9 Fix-It Fair at Central Library

Fix-It events give community residents an opportunity to bring salvageable items such as jewelry, clothing, small furniture, appliances and bicycles for repair and subsequent reuse. The event also gives fixers the opportunity to share their skills and that helps encourage reuse and repair of serviceable items.

“Shiver in the River” has new look

It's no surprise that Keep Virginia Beautiful's largest annual fundraiser, Shiver in the River, will look different this year due to COVID.

Volunteers needed for 11th annual Occoquan River Cleanup this coming Saturday, Sept. 12

This Saturday, Sept. 12, is the date for the 11th Annual Occoquan River Cleanup sponsored by the Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition. The cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will range along the length of the Occoquan River from Cedar Run/Broad Run, through Lake Jackson, and from the base of the Lake Jackson Dam to Hooes Run and the Town of Occoquan.

New nonprofit, Orange Ya Glad?, highlights positive endeavors of people in the community

Orange Ya Glad's goal is to "spread some positivity and be a bright spot in people's lives. We want to share stories of everyday people doing extraordinary things to help one another."

PWC trains volunteers to help in getting out word about the 2020 census

People who volunteered have been trained to go out to scheduled community events, festivals, block parties, and other places that people might gather, to pass out Census fliers, educate people about the Census and answer questions.

Health Dept. needs volunteers July 19 for medication distribution exercise

Would you like to see public health emergency response in action and help your community?

Nokesville man named top conservation volunteer in nation

Duane Mohr has received the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS’) highest award for volunteerism, a news release said. The agency selected Mohr as the nation’s top individual volunteer for outstanding contributions to the Earth Team Program through his work with the Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Community asked to help get weekend food program for kids back on track

A devasting blow happened to the weekend food program for kids in September when the transfer of funds from one sponsoring church to a new sponsoring church was planned. The transfer of $25,000 was taken by unknown hackers during the course of the transfer. The FBI, Loudoun and Prince William County police departments are all investigating the fraud.

Bugler Donna Flory named Prince William County’s Volunteer of the Quarter

Desiree Wolfe, of the Prince William County Office of Executive Management, nominated Donna Flory as PWC Volunteer of the Quarter. The presentation reads in part, “Over the last two decades, Donna has played in various ceremonies and dedications in honor of Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day and 9/11.  Her rendition of ‘Taps’ continues to bring dignity and meaning to these very important events." 

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