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Morning Notes

Local consignment shop helps after Del Ray fire — “If you’d like to help this family get back on their feet, Bellies & Babies, a consignment boutique located at 1913 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, will act as a drop-off point.” [ABC7]

Alexandria goes backward in its count of single-family units — “The city of Alexandria rarely sees big changes year-over-year in its single-family housing stock, but in fiscal 2021, it went backward.” [Washington Business Journal]

National paint shortage leaves Alexandria roads unpainted after paving — “There’s a nationwide shortage of the paint and resin used on roads nationwide, and it’s leaving some Alexandria area roads without stop lines, double yellow lines and lane markers.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

What’s inside the Alexandria Athenaeum in Old Town? — ” I went to a party there a couple decades ago, and many since then, and realized what an accessible place it is and what an incredible asset it is to Alexandria.” [Zebra]

Recent Stories

A major affordable housing development in the city’s Braddock area is headed to the Planning Commission tonight. Tonight’s meeting on the proposed Samuel Madden redevelopment comes after more than a…

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Helen is a 7-year-old black and brown brindle beauty searching for her forever home! Helen is currently up for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. This polite girl…

Alexandria Women for Good donated $6,720 to Alexandria’s Community Lodgings from their first donation cycle! They toured one of the learning centers, met some of the staff and kids, and handed over a big check.

Alexandria Women for Good is a newly formed local Grapevine Giving Circle composed of local Alexandria women who make the commitment to give back to the local community regularly and intentionally. Each quarter they raise money to give to local nonprofits making a difference.

For more information visit: https://www.grapevine.org/giving- circle/3y6h4Ay/Alexandria-Women-for-Good

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Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

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