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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Provided by Volunteer Prince William National Take Back Prescription Drug Day will be held Saturday, April 28, 10:00 a. m.-2:00 p. m. at Novant Medical Centers in Manassas and Haymarket, along with Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge.  It’s an easy and safe way to get those unwanted meds out of your home for safe disposal.  Please visit DEATakeback.com for …

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Fitzgerald Elementary Students Embrace Kindness Week

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) It was a crazy (hair) week at Fitzgerald Elementary School, starting with “Crazy Hair Day” on Monday. The school’s Kindness Club led a service project to commemorate Kindness Week, April 9-13. Following a theme for each day, students and staff brought in toiletries to donate to the local homeless shelter. “Students were excited,” …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Provided by Volunteer Prince William Happy National Volunteer Week!  Many thanks for all you do for our community. You make lives better every day. You make our community the best it can be.  Thank you- Youth for Tomorrow is looking for volunteers to share hobbies and interests with the kids on weekends. If you have a little time please bring …

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Northern Virginia Veterans Association Announces New Volunteer Positions

Provided by Northern Virginia Veterans Association Northern Virginia Veterans Association has announced several new volunteer positions. The following positions are now available: Membership Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Support Specialist, and a Board of Directors Treasurer position. In partnership with ACTS, NOVA Veterans also has a new program called Veteran2Veteran Phone Outreach & Support, where they are looking for veterans and veteran …

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Prince William County Employee Named 2018 Ally in Prevention Award Winner

Provided by SCAN of Northern Virginia Jennifer Kooyoomjian has been named a 2018 Ally in Prevention by SCAN of Northern Virginia. Leon Harris, NBC4, presented the 16th Annual Ally in Prevention Awards at a luncheon on April 6. Carine McCandless, New York Times bestselling author of The Wild Truth, gave the Keynote Address. Jennifer Kooyoomjian has built a career on building relationships—with at-risk youth, with …

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BEACON for Adult Literacy’s 5th Annual Scrabble® Scramble Spells Fun for Everyone

Provided by BEACON for Adult Literacy Whether you’re a champion Scrabble® player or it’s been years since you’ve played, come out to BEACON for Adult Literacy’s Scrabble® Scramble fundraiser, April 14, 2018, 6:00—9:00 p. m., at Linton Hall School (9535 Linton Hall Rd., Bristow). This family-friendly event features two exciting rounds of competitive team play, fun prizes, pizza, and a raffle …

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Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Announces May 10 Innovation Breakfast

Provided by Community Foundation for Northern Virginia The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia will present its next Innovation Breakfast Series event on May 10 titled “Changing the Frame on Green Energy,” in partnership with the Northern Virginia Regional Commission.  Registration is $35 and includes a continental breakfast, keynote presentation and panel discussion. The event’s keynote speaker, Sanjiv Mahan, President, WGL …

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April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month. What Can You Do?

Provided by Marcia Goodman Every child deserves to grow up in a safe home surrounded by love. Since 1983 in the United States, we’ve recognized April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, with the goal of having all children be treated as they deserve. This is an issue close to my heart, as my professional background made me painfully aware of …

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Northern Virginia Couple Featured on Mike Rowe’s Returning the Favor Series

Semper K9’s Episode Already has Over 8 Million Views Quantico, VA- Television personality Mike Rowe is well-known for his time on the hit show “Dirty Jobs,” but now he’s spreading smiles with a new show called “Returning the Favor” on Facebook Watch, the television network for Facebook. Rowe’s “Returning the Favor” is meant to be a humorous, inspiring and feel-good …

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Improving Diversity and Inclusion In Prince William County

Provided by Kevin Williams As a trusted voice and servant in the community, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., Prince William County Chapter, Inc., and Delegate Dr. Luke E. Torian would like to invite you to be part of a series of forums focused on collectively working together with political leaders, clergy, and the community-at-large to address the challenges …

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