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Rent Prices Go Up Near Alexandria Metro Stations — “A new report from RentHop shows median one-bedroom rents increased near most Metro stops from 2021 to 2022.” [Patch]

It’s Tuesday — Possible light rain in the morning. High of 79 and low of 65. Sunrise at 6:25 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. [Weather.gov]

Old Town Business Sets Date for ‘Cocktail Week’ — “Old Town Alexandria has a thriving craft cocktail scene. To celebrate the bartenders and businesses that have been on the cutting edge of cocktail innovation in the city, Old Town Business is bringing back its week-long Old Town Cocktail Week Sept. 9-18.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Around 200 Residents Get Flood Grant Funding — “200 residents have been awarded grant funding through the Flood Mitigation Grant Pilot Program! The grant awards property owners a 50% reimbursement of project costs – up to $5,000 – if they take steps to mitigate flooding on their property.” [Twitter]

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Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria! ⛅ Today’s weather: Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 59 and low of 44. 🌥 Tomorrow: Overcast throughout the day. High of 65 and low…

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

Pictured left to right: Laura Herron, Laura Turner, Kate Wiley from Community Lodgings, and Laura Bloodgood

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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]

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