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Virginia Museum of History & Culture gets national award for Va.‘s Women’s Suffrage 100th year

Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) has been selected by the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) to receive a 2021 National Award of Excellence recipient for its year-long leadership of Virginia’s Women’s Suffrage Centennial.

Northam announces $70 million economic recovery fund for 7000 small businesses and nonprofits in Va.

Gov. Ralph Northam has announced $70 million for small businesses and nonprofit organizations whose normal operations were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will come through Rebuild VA, a new economic recovery fund, and grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to approximately 7,000 applicants to cover eligible expenses.

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

13 pallets of Virginia’s most requested food - peanut butter - donated to food banks

In honor of March being National Peanut Month, the Virginia Peanut Board and Virginia Peanut Growers Association are again teaming with Peanut Proud to contribute peanut butter to the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, a partner state association of Feeding America.

Souper Bingo to aid Haymarket Food Pantry Jan. 26

Soup-er Bingo to benefit the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry will be held this Saturday, Jan. 26, from 3 to 5 p..m. at Alvey Elementary School, 5300 Waverly Farm Drive, Haymarket, VA 20169.

Rescheduled dedication Dec. 12 for Pen Fed Home at Bull Run Warrior Retreat in Haymarket

James Schenck, President and CEO, PenFed Credit Union and CEO, PenFed Foundation, was quoted in a news release as saying, “The fight does not end on the battlefield for our wounded warriors. When they come home, far too many of our wounded warriors spend months, sometimes even years, undergoing surgeries and long hospital stays. The Warrior Retreat gives them a break from hospitals and a chance to fully recover.

NOVEC HELPS now collecting new toys for children and new gifts for teenagers

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative's group of employee volunteers, NOVEC HELPS, is collecting new toys for children and new gifts for teenagers for Northern Virginia Family Service's Gifting for Families program and US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots drive. New unwrapped toys and gifts may be dropped off 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, until Friday, Dec. 7, at NOVEC offices in Manassas and Woodbridge.

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.

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