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Faith communities coalition wants dedicated Energy Office
As Fairfax County prepares to update its formal Environmental Vision, the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) is calling on local elected officials to recommit to the environmental protection pledge they adopted under then-Chairman Gerry Connolly.
Recent controversial decisions made by the Susan G. Komen organization have thrust the ethics of breast cancer fundraising into the national spotlight. While Komen's choice of fund allocations threatened their status as a non-partisan entity, the practices of breast cancer charities as a whole are being closely examined.
Arlington groups benefit from efforts of Alliance since 1993
In an era of “Top Chef” and other popular televised cooking competitions, it is hard to imagine a more grueling test than those on TV, dramatized with musical scores and commercial breaks.
Annual gala is main source of funding for non-profit Arlington Free Clinic.
The last person you expect to see at the Arlington Free Clinic is your own family doctor. But he’s there, volunteering his time to work with Arlington’s uninsured. It is one of the main tenets of the Arlington Free Clinic (AFC): This isn’t just health care for the people who can’t afford doctors, or free health care that is “good enough” — It’s premium medical care. The doctor knows you by name, or knew you when you had your first child and is now coaching you through breast cancer.
VCS provides pro bono care for Arlington Free Clinic patients.
Maria, a middle-aged El Salvadoran woman, was upset. She had been referred to Arlington Free Clinic (AFC) after being seen in the emergency room for internal bleeding. Maria came to her appointment at AFC with a stack of bills from the hospital, which she could not sort out.
Free Clinic volunteer, former patient, in Race for the Cure.
The Arlington Free Clinic’s first breast cancer patient, Tshehai Fekede, is gearing up to run the 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in DC on June 2.
Mount Vernon District Supervisor Hyland letter cited in tax case.
Local Attorney Loses Easement Case
The Arlington School Board appointed Todd McCracken to fill the vacancy on the School Board created by Libby Garvey’s election to the County Board in March. McCracken was sworn in last month and his term on the School Board will continue through Dec. 31, 2012.
Business, Feb. 18-24
Doing a good deed for others has led to state recognition for three Lanier Middle School students.
Mount Vernon District Supervisor Hyland
Attorney Loses Easement Case to IRS
Business, Feb. 25-March 3
The forum will be moderated by William Barber III and Karenna Gore.
House panel rejects bill that would allow for sale of lottery tickets over the internet.
A coalition of convenience store owners and religious conservatives worked to till an effort from the Virginia Lottery to allow for online gambling, thwarting an effort aimed at increasing sales among millennial gamblers. The bill, introduced by Del. Roxann Robinson (R-27), was defeated with an overwhelming vote by a House General Laws subcommittee Tuesday afternoon.
New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ musical cabaret “I’ve Got a Little Twist” On Saturday, May 4.
Though off-season program was vital, Jared Berman credits a different reason for success.
Berman ‘Buckles Down’ at Robinson
Military Families Resources
Crackling dialogue, powerful ideas and well-crafted artistry describe “Now Comes the Night” written by award-winning E.M. Lewis now playing at 1st Stage.
NIHF announces 2019 inductees.