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Freedom House Museum aims to reopen in April — “With its purchase of Freedom House several years ago, the City of Alexandria took tangible steps to ensure that its African American history is not forgotten. Now, following a long closure due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and several renovations, the Freedom House Museum is getting ready to reopen its doors.” [Alexandria Times]

Lee-Fendall House names new executive director — “Amanda Roper takes the reins at the historic property and museum in Old Town.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

4 adjusted precinct boundaries set to be OK’d in Alexandria — “Boundaries of four precincts are impacted by the redrawn House of Delegates districts from Virginia’s redistricting process.” [Patch]

Ron Rust Sr., longtime Alexandria Boys and Girls Club employee, dies at 75 — “Alexandria native Ron Rust Sr., who was a fixture at the Alexandria Boys and Girls Club for more than four decades and mentored several generations of Alexandria children, died on Jan. 23 of cardiac arrest resulting from several chronic health conditions.” [Alexandria Times]

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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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