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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

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to play in Nokesville April 21 during Tour of Va.

On Saturday, April 21, the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAS)T will kick off its fundraising "Tour of Virginia" with a doubleheader starting at 9 a.m. ET, and a single game at 7:30 p.m. ET-- with all three games played at Valley View Park, 11930 Valley View Dr, Nokesville.

Private/public groups that deal with housing coordinate to help residents having a housing crisis

Prince William Area Continuum of Care, an organization of churches, non-profits, charities and governments, recently launched the Coordinated Entry System to help Prince William area residents who experience a housing crisis. Information and referral specialists are ready to take calls at 703-792-3366 seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Apply by March 15 for Audubon mini grants for habitat protection and youth education

Audubon Society of Northern Virginia invites community groups, schools, churches and other non-profit organizations to apply for funding under two new mini-grant programs designed to address habitat concerns and youth education.

Volunteer Prince William Recruitment Fair Feb. 10 at Manassas Mall

More than 25 local organizations will participate in a Volunteer Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Macy's Court at Manassas Mall. If you want to volunteer in your community, check these out.

Candland honors Gainesville District heroes

Gainesville District Supervisor Pete Candland presented the Gainesville Hero Award to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive, Gray Face Acres and Carried to Full Term in a ceremony Jan. 29. The Gainesville Hero Award recognizes individuals and organizations who work to make our community a better place.

SPARK, education foundation for Prince William County Schools, to award as many as 28 scholarships

SPARK, Education Foundation for Prince William County Public Schools, will award as many as 28 scholarships to graduating seniors in 2018. Applications are now available.

East End Mobile Home Park in Manassas sold for $1.4 million to Catholics for Housing

Catholics for Housing, a Northern Virginia nonprofit, reports that it completed the purchase of East End Mobile Home Park in Manassas today, Jan. 11.

Memorial Vigil for homeless persons lost in 2017 on Dec. 21 at ACTS in Dumfries

In observance of Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, ACTS will hold a Memorial Vigil on Dec. 21 to remember those homeless who were lost this year, along with those who sought permanent housing.

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