Jeanne Theismann

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All in Vein, Shots into Alexandria Arms

Gov. Northam on hand as city enters Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was on hand as vaccinations began Jan. 12 for Alexandria City Public School employees with ACPS Superintendent Gregory Hutchings among the first to receive the initial dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

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Vote to Boost Alexandria Black History Museum Project

Museum’s Moss Kendrix collection one of Top 10 Endangered Artifacts

Moss Kendrix was known as the father of Black Public Relations, a prominent figure who founded the Moss H. Kendrix Organization in Washington, D.C. in 1948 to promote diversity in advertising.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Nats’ Mark Scialabba

Assistant GM to preview upcoming season

Mark Scialabba, Assistant General Manager, Player Development for the Washington Nationals, will be the featured speaker during a webinar presentation for the Jan. 20 Alexandria Sportsman’s Club meeting.

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Alexandria Hometown Heroes

Local residents win cars for community work

Two Alexandria women were presented with a Mazda MX-5 Miata 100th Anniversary Special Edition sportscar Dec. 15, 2020, as part of the Mazda Heroes: Honoring the Human Spirit program.

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Run, Walk & Roll Challenge in Alexandria

American Legion to host virtual 24-mile challenge

With the city’s annual George Washington Birthday Parade on hold for this year, Alexandria’s American Legion Post 24 is hosting a commemorative virtual event to honor the nation’s first commander-in-chief.

Make It or Break It: What is Your New Year’s Resolution, Alexandria?

A New Year's resolution is a tradition in which a person resolves to continue good practices, change an undesired behavior, accomplish a personal goal, or otherwise improve their life at the start of the New Year.

Obituary: Ray Cobean

Longtime ODBC, ASC member dies at 90

Ray Bell Cobean, a longtime member of the Old Dominion Boat Club and the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club, died Dec. 18, 2020, at the age of 90.

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To the Rescue in Mount Vernon

Firefighters and Friends continue annual toy drive

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, in partnership with Firefighters and Friends to the Rescue, continued its annual toy drive with a scaled-down distribution day Dec. 15 at Penn Daw Fire Station 11.

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To the Rescue in Alexandria

Firefighters and Friends hold West End toy drive, distribute toys to children in need

Firefighters and Friends to the Rescue continued its annual toy drive with a scaled-down distribution day Dec. 19 at My Father’s House Christian Church International.

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Delivering Smiles in Alexandria

Red Hill Garden Club delivers 200 arrangements to Meals On Wheels

Members of the Red Hill Garden Club delivered 200 handcrafted floral arrangements to Senior Services of Alexandria Dec. 17 to be included with meals for the city’s Meals On Wheels recipients during the holidays.

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