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Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers can now get online support

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia is challenging in the best of times, but in the time of COVID-19, things can be even more difficult. The Alzheimer's Association recently moved many of its programs online to provide information on dealing with the hardships of being a caregiver. "People need support now more than

Nokesville Day postponed to Saturday, May 28

Due to the inclement weather forecast for May 21, the Nokesville Bristow Ruritan Club has postponed Nokesville Day 2016 to Saturday, May 28!

Keep Virginia Beautiful offering grants; apply by April 30

Apply until April 30 for a grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful. Winners will be announced each day in June for grant awards from $500 to $1,000 in these categories: Litter Prevention, Recycling, Community Beautification and Cigarette Litter Prevention. Grant winners will be announced daily at http://www.keepvirginiabeautiful.org and through social media.

Ground to be broken June 29 in Nokesville on smart home for severely injured veteran

The "Building for America's Bravest" team of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will break ground Monday, June 29 at 11 a.m. at 13460 Nokesville Road, Nokesville, on a customized new "smart home" for Retired USMC Cpl. Adam Devine, who was catastrophically injured in Afghanistan.

PWCS hosts United Way award recipients in Prince William County

United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) awarded grants totaling $100,000 to 10 nonprofit member organizations in Prince William County in a ceremony on February 23 with Superintendent of Schools Steven L. Walts.

Five years after devastating earthquake, Haymarket’s HHA continues work in Haiti

On the five-year anniversary of Haiti’s devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake, a Haymarket, Va. non-profit is on the ground and continuing to help orphans there. "There are 1 million orphans and abandoned children in Haiti,” Debbie Harvey said. “We currently love and support 40 kids ages two through 18 in our Kay Anj Village."  

Manassas City K-9 Unit receives three ballistic vests in national effort to honor fallen hero

Due to a nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and Hayward DuPont Staffing, Manassas City Police Department’s Canine Unit has been awarded three ballistic K9 vests through a nationwide event that took place in late 2014.

Barbara DeChene takes helm at ACTS; Frances Harris resigns after 11 years

Action in Community Through Service's Executive Director Frances Harris tendered her resignation to the ACTS Board of Directors in June, and it now becomes effective today, July 10, according to a news release. Interim Executive Director Barbara DeChene will now lead ACTS.

Volunteers are needed in the local community 5/23/14

Volunteers are needed to bag 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes, to tutor adults who want to learn to read and to hand out fliers and sort donations for SERVE.

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