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Land Trust of Virginia

Sally Price, executive director of the Land Trust of Virginia sent this touching note.

Mary Ellen D’Andrea is a passionate LTV volunteer and longtime supporter of our mission. She also happens to be the Director of Development at a 501c3 foodbank that for 33 years has been providing food and financial support to those at risk of hunger and homelessness in western Fairfax.

In 2019 they served 3,238 individuals (1,448 of these were children), distributed 343,082 pounds of food in 42,745 bags to 796 client families.

In a long conversation with Mary Ellen, she told me how the need for food has escalated with the growing number of people coming to their facility. At the same time, many of their usual sources of food have cut back. I was impressed with how creative they are getting. Yesterday her boss was picking up
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Lilla Ohrstrom Sculpture

Lilla Ohrstrom of Youngblood Art Studio is now offering online art therapy sessions. Schedule with Lilla at Special $60 for I hour session. The current gallery exhibit Action Figures is open by appointment. You can enter and view the gallery unbothered by other humans.
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Wakefield School is currently providing virtual instruction and coursework to all enrolled students from Junior Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade, and will continue to do so for the remainder of the school year.

The teachers are instructing in real-time and students are able to connect with each other and continue to foster the sense of community that is often absent with online learning platforms. The response thus far from the Wakefield community has been
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Donna Rogers with Don Yovanovich

Friends and members of the Virginia Steeplechase Association gathered recently for the presentation of the 2019 awards. Donna Rogers was on hand to receive the award from Don Yovonovich for her horse Dapper Dan, the Virginia Leading Timber Horse. Dapper Dan was also in second place as Open Leading Timber Horse, which was won by Ballybristol Farm’s Andi’amu. Other winners included Kinross Farm for Virginia Leading Owner. Complete winners list here

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