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Community Organizations Collaborate to Make Holidays Special for Students

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The holidays are a time of happiness, celebration, and family.  This is a significant part of the year, especially for our young students. Through the Fraternal Order of Police, Volunteer Prince William, SPARK, the Education Foundation for Prince William County Schools (PWCS), and multiple business partners, numerous Prince William County students in need …

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Freedom High School Celebrates Bistro & Bakery: A Recipe for Success

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Students with “exceptionalities,” multiple talents and skills, are thriving from their experience in Freedom High School’s Bistro & Bakery, a mini-restaurant within the school that is a vocational training component of the special education program. Managed and staffed by the students, the Bistro serves four lunches a day to teachers three days a …

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‘Cook in Mexico’ Winner of Travel Weekly’s 2017 Magellan Award

Provided by ASHA Public Relations, LLC Cook in Mexico, a Mexican culinary tour, was named winner of the 2017 Magellan Gold Award for Best in Mexico for Destinations–Culture and Arts by Travel Weekly, a premiere travel magazine. Haymarket- based owners George and Linda Meyers host their worldwide guests on cooking tours in authentic Mexican kitchens, and guide guests on personalized …

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Bedrock YOGA Announces New Student Special

Provided by bedrock YOGA Have you ever wanted to try yoga but are unsure about making a large commitment? Bedrock YOGA has the answer – our New Student Special! We’ll be offering a New Student Special for our January classes. New Student Passes are available for purchase now by students who are new to bedrock YOGA. Passes can be purchased at …

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28th Annual King Day Oratorical Celebration January 15

Provided by Prince William County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta The Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host its 28th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Program & Youth Oratorical Contest on Monday, Jan. 15 at 11:00 a. m. at the Hylton Memorial Chapel, 14640 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge. Middle school and high school students …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Provided by Volunteer Prince William   In observance of Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, ACTS will hold a Memorial Vigil to remember those homeless who were lost this year, along with those who sought permanent housing.  The vigil will be held Dec. 21 at 5:00 p. m. at the ACTS Beverly Warren Shelter, 17866 Main Street, Dumfries.  All are welcome to …

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Occoquan River Communities to Transition to Informal Alliance

Provided by Occoquan River Communities The Board of Directors of Occoquan River Communities announced plans to dissolve the formal nonprofit organization and transition to an informal alliance (Occoquan River Communities Alliance) without membership dues or bylaws. ORC president Betty Dean stated “ORC was originally formed to help establish a regional identity and forge alliances amongst locations on both sides of …

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Prince William Public Library January Highlights

Provided by Prince William Public Library System The Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) offers a number of programs throughout the year for all ages including families, children, teens and adults. PWPLS would like to highlight some of those programs and events below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events offered for the month. Cozy Book …

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Lunch with the Publisher: Making the Most of Prince William Living

Provided by Prince William Living Have lunch with our Publisher Rebecca Barnes and discover how to “Make the Most of Prince William Living.” Meet the people behind greater Prince William’s premiere lifestyle magazine, as you learn about: Getting your press releases published (including a cool new online submission tool!) Tying into the power of our social media presence Visibility packages that increase your …

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