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Rotary Club of Alexandria’s Taste For Giving 2016

Each year, the Rotary Club of Alexandria hosts a Taste for Giving fundraiser that benefits over 40 different Alexandria community charities and non-profits. This event will feature fare from more than 15 of Alexandria’s restaurants and wine tasting from local vineyards. Attendees will also be able to enjoy live music as

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Robust Walkathon

                  Thank you to everyone who joined us for our semiannual Robust Walkathon on Tuesday, September 27th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in Ben Brenman Park (4800 Brenman Park Drive) with special guest Dr. Dan Kuland. Instructors lead groups through

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Caring for Mental Wellness

CARING FOR MENTAL WELLNESS: For You or Someone You Know Depression is not a normal part of aging.  In fact, studies show that adults generally feel satisfied with their lives, despite the physical challenges that come with age. When a difficult life event occurs, such as death

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SSA Recipient of Rotary Club of Alexandria Community Grant

SSA would like to thank the Rotary Club of Alexandria for the generous community grant that will support SSA’s newest program “Groceries to Go.” This program provides an important services for seniors who still enjoy cooking, but find grocery shopping difficult.  If you would like to know

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BB&T Supports Alexandria Seniors

Thanks to BB&T for supporting our seniors by delivering meals on wheels today, and for their grant for shelf stable meals and flashlights! Check out photos here.

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Senior Helpers – Pre-Screening & Hiring Event – June 9

Interested in becoming a Senior Helper? The City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center and the Department of Community & Human Services is co-sponsoring a Pre-Screening & Hiring Event. To see full details, click Senior Helpers Flyer – June 9 2016

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Young at Art 2016

                  This year’s Young at Art is the 30th Annual Juried Art Show for local artists 55 and up.  Sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) and Goodwin House, and hosted once again by the Durant Arts Center, Young

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Northern Virginia Senior Olympics – Sept. 10-21, 2016

The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics is taking place on Sept. 10-21 for anyone 50 and older.  Registration ends on Sept. 5.  For more information go to special olympics.

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Alexandria Bridge Club

The Alexandria Bridge Club, presented by the Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities, meets Wednesdays from 10 am – 2 pm at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St. Play Party Bridge with neighbors and friends in a relaxed and fun atmosphere! This is open to the City

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