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Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Scams

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Provided by Prince William County Police You may receive appeals to donate money for disaster relief after Hurricane Florence. Be sure to do your due diligence before responding to such requests. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) offers these tips on how to donate or volunteer right, and what not to do. TO DONATE TO RELIEF EFFORTS The most effective …

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Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Half Marathon

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Provided by Novant Health UVA Health System The Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Half Marathon is a unique, local racing experience. The race will begin and end at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow on Sunday, Sept. 30. Volunteers from Prince William Medical Center’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine team will be on site. Providers, nurses and athletic trainers will …

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VDOE Career Success Stars Winner

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Valeria Lora is the 2019 Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Career Success Stars winner for the Human Services Cluster.  She is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School (SJHS) and its cosmetology program. The Career Success Stars in CTE is a new VDOE initiative. It features alumni in their 20s and 30s who have …

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Over The Hump – Weekend Events in Prince William, Manassas and Manassas Park

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 By Prince William Living This column is brought to you by Firedog Entertainment, LLC, bringing you superb music, photo booths, lighting and more for weddings and events. Also brought to you by OmniRide, providing transportation options that fit your needs. We’re over the hump in Manassas and Prince William. That means we’re looking forward to weekend events! Prince William Events  NEW DATE for Prince …

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Part Art, Part Mission, All in Memory: Tang’s Alterations, Manassas

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By Katherine Gotthardt sponsored by Tang’s Alterations Xiao-Yin Byrom didn’t find out until years later how she was able to go to college to study art, a path that led her to owning Tang’s Alterations in Manassas. Her story is a winding one, with twists and turns that brought her and her family on journeys throughout the world, finally landing …

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Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology to Host Information Sessions

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Students looking for the academic challenges offered by a Governor’s School should consider applying to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. It is a four-year, full-day magnet school in Fairfax County. While the focus is in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, it also has a full complement of activities for all …

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PWAR Hosts Blood Drive

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Provided by REALTOR® Association of Prince William (PWAR) REALTOR® Association of Prince William (PWAR) hosted a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Aug. 22 in Woodbridge. PWAR answered the call for donors when the American Red Cross was facing an emergency shortage this summer. During the summer, the American Red Cross has little access to high school …

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People to Meet: Upcoming Business Networking Events

By Prince William Living This column is brought to you by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce, the strongest voice for the business community in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan region. Looking for people to meet and business networking events? Prince William Living is all about community, making connections and supporting quality of life. Our local businesses are thriving contributors to that …

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Kilby Elementary School Receives Grant

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Kilby Elementary School has received a $200,000 per year grant. The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) awarded the grant through the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) program. Kilby is one of 29 schools statewide receiving the grant. The grant is renewable annually, for up to three years. Kilby was previously awarded a …

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Using a Realtor in the Internet Age

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By Marcia Goodman Even though  everything is available at your fingertips on the internet, there are still good reasons for using a Realtor in the internet age. There’s so much information readily available that when it comes to buying or selling a home, you may think you can do it yourself. But there’s much more to it than that. That knowledge …

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