‘Le Refuge’ Restaurant Founder Passes Away — “Jean-Francois Chaufour was born in born in Tavers, France June 7, 1952. He and his wife, Francoise, both hailed from the Loive Valley area and came to the United States together in 1976 and started working as servers in the metropolitan area. After many years of hard work and saving, they pursued the American dream of opening their own establishment.” [Zebra]
Beyer Provides COVID-19 Updates — “I’ve compiled a series of summaries of financial assistance (direct payments, unemployment, paid leave, & more), plus housing, food, and small business resources.” [Twitter]
Tenants and Workers United Hands Out 160 Gift Cards on Giving Tuesday — “This is a GREAT way to share your stimulus check with those who most need it. Any amount helps!” [Facebook]
Mayor Reports Fourth Takeout Order So Far This Month — “Getting wild-n-crazy and doing carryout in the middle of the week. Family walk down the hill for Andy’s Sicilian Pizza and carryout cocktail at Stomping Ground. Support Alexandria Restaurants!” [Facebook]
Campagna Center Distributes Diapers — “The sun ☀️ came out for day two of our diaper distribution… At The Campagna Center we know our #community is stronger when each person has access to the support they need to THRIVE!” [Facebook]
DASH Thanks Drivers on Public Services Recognition Week — “We recognize the hard work of all public servants, including the dedicated transit workers who keep our communities moving.” [Facebook]
Hundreds Participate in Virginia Theological Seminary Liturgies — “Eight hundred and fifty-six people participated in the digital program on Liturgies for Holy Week.” [Facebook]
New Job: The Motley Fool is Hiring a Content Strategist — “Whether it’s analyzing the latest earnings reports or providing jargon-free insight on the business world, our content is designed to help people take control of their financial lives. And now we’re looking for the next Foolishly awesome Content Strategist. If you think you’ve got what it takes to make the cut, enter the gauntlet by applying below.” [Indeed]
Alexandria Medical Reserve Corps Looking For Volunteers — “Join Alexandria MRC to help with staffing the call center and conducting community outreach to our most vulnerable populations. Training will be provided.” [Twitter]
Bishop Ireton High School Senior Accepts Naval Academy Appointment — “We have another exciting college decision for one of our seniors to share. Isabelle Thornburg has accepted her appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Congratulations! We know you will share the BI Cardinal spirit in Annapolis!” [Facebook]
Alexandria Businesses Nominated For 2020 RAMMY Awards — “Del Ray’s own Stomping Ground is nominated for favorite gathering place of the year. While Stomping Ground is limited to takeout during the new coronavirus crisis, it normally sees locals line up on weekends for biscuits and a casual dining atmosphere.” [Patch]
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