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Morning Notes

Pop-up apartment hotel planned for Carlyle Crossing — “Fully furnished “pop-up apartment’ hotel rooms will be available beginning in late May for short and long-term stays at Carlyle Crossing, a new apartment community in Alexandria.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

It’s Friday — Overcast throughout the day with some patchy fog. Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. High of 69 and low of 59. Sunrise at 5:59 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. [Weather.gov]

Alexandria Times wins nine VPA awards — “Alexandria Times employees won nine Virginia Press Association awards for their work during 2021, including five first place awards, one second place and three third place awards.” [Alexandria Times]

What’s happening this summer — “Visit Alexandria releases schedule with tons of fun events. There’s Alexandria’s birthday, the Art Walk, and so much more!” [Zebra]

Baby formula shortage reported — “Residents of Northern Virginia and D.C. are helping neighbors deal with the baby formula shortage with tips on where formula is in stock.” [Patch]

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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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