Morning Notes

Beyer Praises House Passage of George Floyd Justice In Policing Act — “The House just passed the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act, the most ambitious federal reform of law enforcement powers in decades. A big moment!” [Twitter]

ALX Community Coworking Spaces Now Have Plexiglass Screens — “It’s a strange new world, but we’re so happy to see some member faces back in the space & taking care of each other by social distancing and by helping keep everything extra clean.” [Facebook]

The People’s Drug Launches Private Parties — “Starting now, the restaurant is offering private cocktail parties, dinner and brunch events for small groups. The cost per person is $50 plus $10 gratuity and includes food and two cocktails from the creative cocktail party menu. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.” [Alexandria Living]

ACPS Announces STEM Partnership with Virginia Tech — “ACPS students will be able to use the campus for educational growth and to discover opportunities that can help place them in high-demand careers. Virginia Tech expects to have a ground-breaking ceremony for the building next year. The first students will be welcomed into the campus by the fall of 2024.” [Zebra]

New Job: Bartender — “Come help us ROCK the WATERFRONT this season at Vola’s Dockside, The Hi-Tide Lounge and Riverside Taco Company. Candidates must be passionate (and compassionate) about genuine service to others and be able to work humbly and proudly in a team environment to achieve 100% guest satisfaction every night.” [Indeed]

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