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Morning Notes

Virginia ABC changing some sales — “Virginia ABC stores are changing the system for selling certain high-demand products.” [WRIC]

It’s Friday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 72 and low of 53. Sunrise at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:53 pm. [Weather.gov]

Alexandria lacks fixed blood donation center — “Despite the importance of donated blood, and a recent crisis during which the Red Cross pleaded for more donors, there is currently no fixed location in Alexandria where residents can donate blood.” [Alexandria Times]

Local gallery hosting auction for Ukraine — ” Support for Ukraine continues in Alexandria. Principle Gallery in Old Town is hosting an online auction for the National Union of Artists of Ukraine.” [Zebra]

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Bespoke women’s clothing designer, A.Oei Studio, is opening a fashion pop-up in Old Town Alexandria.

From Feb 2nd – March 29th, shop contemporary ready-to-wear pieces, view unique textile selections, and schedule a fitting for custom-made dresses, bridal and qipao.

Handcrafted in D.C., A.Oei Studio aims to offer an alternative vision of fashion – one that is centered around sustainability, artistry and personalized services.

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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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