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Morning Notes

Electric bike store coming to Old Town North — “The shop, which is supposed to open this month, will offer all things electric bikes.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

It’s Thursday — Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 67 and low of 58. Sunrise at 6:00 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. [Weather.gov]

Community invited to Fort Ward playground discussion — “If you’ve ever visited the playground at Fort Ward Park and thought it should be easier to access, here’s some welcome news.” [Zebra]

Youngkin weighs in on Alito home protests — “As abortion rights activists picketed outside the Alexandria home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. on Monday night, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin popped up on Twitter to say state police were nearby and ‘closely monitoring’ the protests.” [Washington Post]

Woodbine nurses recognized by city leaders — “Yesterday Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson and Vice Mayor Amy Jackson visited Woodbine Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in recognition of National Skilled Nursing Week (May 8-14).” [Zebra]

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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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