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Alexandria, D.C., Arlington Some Of America's "Most Generous" Cities?

Alexandria, D.C., Arlington Some Of America's "Most Generous" Cities?

The residents of Washington, D.C. are Northern Virginia are apparently pretty generous.  

According to a report released by Convio, an organization dedicated to assisting non-profits raise money, Alexandria, D.C., and Arlington are respectively the second, third, and fourth most generous "online" cities with populations greater than 100,000 in the country.

The report, which ranks the 273 cities with total population of more than 100,000 based on per capita online giving and total amount donated to charity, listed Seattle, Washington as the number one city, followed by Alexandria, D.C., and Arlington.  Cambridge, Massachusetts came in as fifth on the list.

Students Earn Spots in District Jazz Band

From ACPS:

Congratulations to the nine T.C. Williams High School band members selected to the District Ten Jazz Band: Bobby Warden, Garrett Youmans, Duncan Forrester, Denny Okudinani, Stephen Olmstead, Jonathan Forbes, David Salmons, Maria Jones and Kevin Bueno. Nick Braun and George Waskowicz are alternates. After rehearsals Jan. 26 through 28, the group will present a public performance at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Ainslie Arts Center at Episcopal High School, 1200 North Quaker Lane, Alexandria. For more information, contact T.C. Williams Jazz Director Doug Rogers at douglas.rogers@acps.k12.va.us.

NOVA Professor Writes Award-Nominated Western Web Series

NOVA Professor Writes Award-Nominated Western Web Series

NOVA professor writes award-nominated Western Web series

Catherine Frels Nominated for Best Actress Award

Catherine Frels Nominated for Best Actress Award

Catherine Frels Nominated for Best Actress Award

Catherine Frels of Washington, D.C., has been nominated for an Indie Soap Award for her role in “Thurston,” an online Western drama series. “Thurston” tells the story about residents of a remote mining town in the Kansas Ozarks and their struggle for survival. Frels portrays Maggie Callaway, a pioneering and emotionally complex character seeking a new chance at life in the untamed West.

OCCASIONALLY CAKE OFFERS VALENTINE DAY TREATS and SUPPORTS AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

OCCASIONALLY CAKE OFFERS VALENTINE DAY TREATS and SUPPORTS AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. is now taking orders for Valentine’s Day treats through Feb. 11 for pick-up on Tues., Feb. 14, ranging in price from $15 to $35. In honor of American Heart Month in February, the cake shop is supporting the American Heart Association. When customers where red on Fri., Feb. 3 or Fri., Feb. 10, they receive a free cupcake and 10 percent of their purchase goes to the American Heart Association. For more information, go to www.occasionallycake.com or call 703.780.CAKE.

“Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays, when we create that special, sweet treat for a loved one,” said Sabrina Campbell, owner of Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. “This year, we’re honoring so many of our loved ones who are affected by heart disease by supporting the American Heart Association…so don’t forget to wear red on the first two Fridays of February,” said Campbell.

Alexandria Man & Sterling Teenager Charged in Connection with December 31st Robbery of Fairfield Inn

From Loudoun Sheriff: