Hermitage Northern Virginia Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19 — “Because of the precautions already in place, we are hopeful that the potential spread of the virus is limited, but we must continue to practice self-isolation, good hand washing, and the use of appropriate PPE. We are requesting additional PPE from the Virginia Healthcare Coalition and hope to receive those additional supplies in the next few days.” [Hermitage]
Northam Signs Bills Allowing for Removal of Confederate Monument — “Finally. July 1st marks the beginning of the end for Confederate statue at the intersection of Washington Street and Prince Street.” [Facebook]
Alexandria Police Department Welcomes New K-9 Officers — “Meet our 4 newest K9s. They are K9 Stella, K9 Spectre, K9 Blitz and K9 Axl. They are in training now and should be out on patrol in the summer.” [Facebook]
List of Volunteer Alexandria Opportunities — “Here is their list of volunteer opportunities as of this week. Consider helping with these items or their in-kind opportunities.” [Zebra]
Alexandria Hospital Receives Food Donation — “We are sincerely grateful to our community for the incredible support you have shown our healthcare heroes. We want to thank Amphora Catering for providing lunches and the Flocken Family for donating cookies for our #InovaHeroes. #InThisTogether“ [Facebook]
Headfirst Camp Hiring Assistant Director — “Responsible for both the management of the onsite team across all levels and the coordination of materials and facility logistics, the Assistant Director – Operations & People thinks clearly with the ability to consider the impact of interconnected programming and facilitates the organization of our camp programs and staff on their site. Reporting to the Site Director and managing their own team of coordinators, they are a natural leader who values personal connections with their team.” [Indeed]
City Seeks Nominations for ACPD Scholarship and Awards — “The Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities (ACPD) is seeking applications for the Gerry Bertier Scholarship, and nominations for the John Duty Collins III Outstanding Advocate for Persons with Disabilities Award, and two Disability Awareness Awards presented in conjunction with the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce. The deadline for scholarship applications and award nominations is May 8.” [City of Alexandria]
Burke and Herbert Bank at 621 King Street Temporarily Closed — “To minimize in-person contact and help contain the spread of the coronavirus, we are implementing some additional temporary changes to how we are delivering branch banking services beginning Monday, April 13.” [Burke and Herbert]
Pool Season Likely Delayed — “As for pools, it is likely — but not absolutely certain — that chlorine in our swimming pools will kill coronavirus. But, the virus could be transmitted by anyone who coughs or sneezes anywhere near the pool, so physical distancing is still a must.” [Alexandria Living]
ARHA Residents Receive Food — “Yesterday ALIVE received a very generous and unexpected donation of food, including frozen items, from Lidl. So ASO and our partners from the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority quickly teamed up to pack bags full of food and immediately distribute them to ARHA residents.” [Facebook]
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