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Flags for Heroes Coming to Haymarket Park Memorial Day Weekend

Haymarket, VA– When you see a field of American flags whipping in the wind, it can truly be a breathtaking sight. This Memorial Day, you will witness that view at Haymarket Park for the Gainesville Haymarket Rotary’s first annual Flags for Heroes event. Flags for Heroes acknowledges those who put their lives on the line for others, including military members, …

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Pampered Chef’s Corned Beef Puffs

Provided by Sandi Clark, Pampered Chef Pampered Chef’s CORNED BEEF PUFFS A delicious Irish spin on a classic appetizer INGREDIENTS 8 oz (250 g) thinly sliced deli corned beef 2 green onions 1 cup (250 mL) swiss cheese 3 tbsp (45 mL) mayonnaise 1 tbsp (15 mL) country-style Dijon mustard Flour for dusting 1 pkg (8 oz/250 g) seamless crescent dough …

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Pampered Chef’s Corned Beef and Cabbage

Provided by Sandi Clark, Pampered Chef Pampered Chef’s CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE INGREDIENTS 2–3 lbs (1–1½ kg) corned beef brisket 2 garlic cloves, pressed 1 medium onion 2 carrots 6 small red potatoes (1 lb/450 g) 3 cups (750 mL) water ½ green cabbage, cut into wedges Sauce 1 container (7.5 oz/212 g) chive & onion cream cheese, softened ¼ cup …

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Potatoes for St. Patrick’s Day

Provided by Sandi Clark, Pampered Chef You can’t have an Irish meal without including potatoes in some form or another. The most traditional way to add potatoes to your menu is to boil them. Boiled potatoes are super easy to make, but they can be a bit bland if you don’t go out of your way to give them some …

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes: Soda Bread

Provided by Sandi Clark, Pampered Chef Soda bread rose to popularity in Ireland because it was easy to make and required only a few affordable ingredients. During many points in Irish history—most famously, the potato famine—many people in Ireland had little to eat. This bread was often a family’s main or only staple. It earned its name because the bread …

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5th Annual Occoquan Peep Show

Provided by Occoquan Merchants  Guild Sponsored by the Occoquan Merchants Guild ~ On Saturday, March 31, participating Occoquan businesses will display creative dioramas using marshmallow Easter Peeps. Dioramas can be based on current events, community happenings, politics, movies, art, science fiction and even pure fantasy.  Visitors to Occoquan will judge each diorama, vote for their favorite and enter the drawing …

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Students Inspire Audience at MLK Day Community Celebration

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) With passion, poise, and presence, six finalists in the 28th Annual Youth Oratorical Contest wowed the audience at the Cecil D. Hylton Memorial Chapel on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The students delivered their interpretation of the program theme, “In his own words: yesterday, today, and tomorrow.” Middle school winners were: Jennine Faruque, …

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Competition Speakers Selected

Provided by Prince William County Alumnae, Delta Sigma Theta The speakers for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Competition have been selected.  Prince William Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta hosts this program annually in celebration of Dr. King. This year’s event will be Monday, Jan. 15, at 11:00 a. m. at Hylton Memorial Chapel.   Middle School (in alphabetical order …

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Carmello’s Holiday Dinner Feeds 35 BARN Community Housing Residents

Provided by ASHA Public Relations, LLC Carmello’s of Historic Manassas got to make special holiday memories with more than 35 BARN Community Housing residents of Bristow, when they dropped off Christmas dinner for the 12 BARN families. Meals included tortellini crema rosa with a variety of salads and desserts. For more information on Carmello’s, go to carmellos.com. BARN Community Housing of …

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What to Do with the Christmas Tree

Provided by Prince William County ​Prince William County Solid Waste Division suggests people recycle their trees by taking them to one of four locations across the county. Prince William County Landfill – 14811 Dumfries Rd., Monday through Saturday, 6:00 a. m. to 6:00 p..m. and Sunday, 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m., The facility will be closed Jan. 1. …

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