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THE BIG REVEAL: 1 Volunteer + 19,000 Hours = 1 Extreme Exterior Makeover

THE BIG REVEAL: 1 Volunteer + 19,000 Hours = 1 Extreme Exterior Makeover

Gary Gaal, winner of the Extreme Exterior Makeover from Case Design/Remodeling and Ply Gem, continues to inspire with his community service.

A recurring question during the exterior makeover of Gary Gaal's home was: "How does someone volunteer so many hours?" For Gaal, it's easy. "I see people on the worst day of their lives and try to make it better." Gaal works every hurricane, flood and snowstorm and manages the scene at auto accidents and any other disaster that may occur. He is dedicated to helping others and is extremely proud of becoming a Fire Unit Officer which puts him in charge as an Fire Engine OIC and in command of the fire ground as a first arriving engine officer. One example: when an 11-year-old boy was thrown 30 feet off his bike after being struck by a car, Gaal was the first to arrive, controlled the scene and administered life saving techniques until the medics arrived. The victim survived.

CITY SQUARE CAFE AUTUMN WINE DINNER FEATURES VIRGINIA WINES, Th., Oct. 27

                                                                       

ANNUAL CITY SQUARE CAFE WINE DINNER FEATURES VIRGINIA WINES

Pearmund Cellars Featured at Local Old Town Manassas Bistro

  

SALON DANIEL RAISES MORE THAN $3,000 for BECKY’s FUND

SALON DANIEL RAISES MORE THAN $3,000 for BECKY’s FUND

SALON DANIEL RAISES MORE THAN $3,000 for BECKY’s FUND
McLean Salon Silent Auction Donates to Domestic/Dating Violence Prevention Campaign

 Salon Daniel of McLean, Va., the premiere hair salon sponsor for the upcoming Becky’s Fund “Walk This Way” Fashion Show, raised more than $3,000 at their silent auction/20 year-anniversary party. All monies go toward Becky’s Fund, a non-profit organization focused on domestic and dating violence awareness and education. For more information call 703-893-5000 or visit www.salondaniel.com.

CITY SQUARE CAFE HOSTS THANKSGIVING DAY DINNER RAFFLE to BENEFIT SERVE

CITY SQUARE CAFE HOSTS THANKSGIVING DAY RAFFLE to BENEFIT SERVE

Bring Canned Goods to Manassas Bistro and Enter Raffle to Win Thanksgiving Day Dinner for Eight

City Square Cafe of Old Town Manassas is hosting a Thanksgiving Day raffle to benefit SERVE, a Prince William County non-profit that distributes food and provides assistance to homeless local families. From Oct. 15 through Nov. 15, patrons can bring in non-perishable or canned goods, and enter a raffle to win a Thanksgiving Day dinner to-go for eight, prepared by City Square Café. For more information, call 703.369.6022.

 Thanksgiving Day dinner raffle winner can pick up their meal on Wed., Nov. 23, 2011.

Imagine: A Eulogy to Steve Jobs

Imagine: A Eulogy to Steve Jobs

Today, Steve Jobs passed away from a rare form of pancreatic cancer.

He was a visionary . . . someone who didn't wait for others to do, but instead found sure and direct ways to do. Immediately. Indeed, he often introduced new ideas and methodology long before competitors.

You see, Steve Jobs believed. He believed in things that seem intangible to most, and he believed in his own imagination.

In his honor, won't you imagine . . .

  • the breadth of mankind's abililities if more people saw the world as Steve Jobs saw the world.
  • what we could accomplish if most people just decided to build something --- better yet, something magnificent --- in a readily available garage.
  • our world if most of us saw presently impossible as not only possible, but impending.
  • the things we could collectively accomplish . . .