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Mount Vernon: Teaming Up for ‘Books on Bases’

Sheila Stevens, deputy director of Programming for Blue Star Families, welcomes the families to the Books on Bases event on Aug. 23 at Fort Belvoir. Behind her are former Redskins player Roger McIntosh and Yellow Ribbons United co-founder Derrick Dockery. More than 100 families gathered to participate in the program offered by the partnership of Blue Star Families and Yellow Ribbons United.

Alexandria Brief: Backpacks for Brighter Futures

The Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC), a nonprofit provider of free preschool and wraparound services to the children of the working poor, hosted its first annual Backpacks for Brighter Futures event on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.

Alexandria Brief: Free Cleanings, Exams for Military

On Thursday, Sept. 10, Kathleen Mullaney DDS at 700 North Fairfax St., Suite 230, will join businesses across the country in observing Freedom Day USA, a national Thank You Movement for members of the military and their families, along with veterans.

Alexandria Resident Writes Children's Book

“Polly Peacock and the Pink Flamingos” explores self-acceptance.

Alexandria resident and account executive Emilie Bair’s new children’s book “Polly Peacock and the Pink Flamingos,” teaching children about self-acceptance, was released nationwide in August.

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Alexandria: Learn How To Dance in the Rain

Joyce Rawlings teaches to persevere.

If it has to do with families in Alexandria, Joyce Rawlings was (and is) there! Her volunteer and professional work has led to myriad parent, school and community initiatives and to her selection as a 2015 Living Legend of Alexandria.