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Monthly archive for March 2015

Alexandria Times – March 26

SSA’s very own MaryAnne Beatty was featured in this week’s Alexandria Times on page 20 discussing SSA’s involvement in March for Meals. March for Meals is a campaign to help raise awareness about senior hunger through city officials participating in Meals on Wheels. Thanks again to everyone

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – March 26

Check out page 11 in this week’s Alexandria Gazette Packet to learn more about SSA’s new “Groceries to Go” program. To view the article, click here. For more information about Groceries to Go, call (703) 836-4414, ext. 120 or email  

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Alex Commission on Aging Delivers Meals on Wheels

Thanks to members of the Alex Commission on Aging (Mary Lee Anderson, Jane King and Pat Killeen) for delivering meals on wheels this chilly Spring morning. This wraps up our “March for Meals” campaign to bring awareness to senior hunger! Thanks to all of our elected officials

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New Alexandria Report Identifies 5 Key Issues for Community

The Alexandria Council of Human Services Organizations, or ACHSO, released a needs assessment report this week identifying 5 Key Issues affecting the quality of our human services network in the city. Those issues include Affordable Housing, Early Intervention Services for Youth, The Information Gap, The Eligibility Gap,

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Mayors for Meals – Thanks to Mayor Euille and Council Member Pepper

As part of the March for Meals campaign to raise awareness for senior hunger, Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille and Council Member Del Pepper delivered meals on wheels with volunteers from Westminster Presbyterian Church.  For more information about the March for Meals program go to  #MarchforMeals  

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Mary Lee Anderson on Comcast “Newsmakers”

SSA Executive Director appears on Comcast Newsmakers talking about “Aging in Place” including SSA latest program, “Groceries to Go.”  Click here to view

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Robust Walkathon – Wednesday, April 29

Welcome Spring with the Robust Walkathon taking place on April 29, 10 am – Noon at Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Drive in Alexandria.  Dr. Dan Kulund will lead groups through a walking plan to increase balance, strength, agility, flexibility and endurance.  There is a suggested

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April Speaker Series: “Aging in Place”

Senior Services of Alexandria

Aging in Place: Services & Innovative Programs Wednesday, April 15 9:30 am – Noon Beth El Hebrew Congregation 3830 Seminary Road Learn about the latest in innovative housing solutions, programs, and services to help “age in place” safely in your home. There will be participants from: Alexandria

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2015 Dance for All Ages

2015 Dance for All Ages is taking place on Friday, April 10, 7-9 pm, at TC Williams High School, 3330 King St.  A fun event for all ages.  It’s FREE, but you must RSVP by April 3 by calling 703-746-5676.  To find out more click here.

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Women & Wine Celebrate Seniors

Special thanks to Alexandria’s Women and Wine and Stratford University for a delicious evening supporting SSA’s programs. Donna Manges, Mary Lee Anderson & Chef Brett shown with some incredible desserts prepared by Stratford students.

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