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Shirley Ruhe

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‘This is Us’ Gala in Arlington Features Local Performer

Event to benefit Arlington Community Foundation.

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Using Computers in Arlington to Help Stop Human Trafficking

Hackathon to focus on collaborative solutions.

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Halfway through the Race, Still Running in Arlington

Sushi Zen sponsors 20 fundraisers for nonprofits.

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Major Renovation Begins at Culpepper Garden of Arlington

Apartments to gain senior-needed amenities.

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Never Too Early to Prepare for Senior Olympics

New this year: canasta, croquet and beach ball wallyball.

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File Taxes Early and Free in Arlington

Volunteers assist low-income families and elderly.

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Start Thinking Spring Now in Arlington

AFAC holds spring garden kick-off

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Empty Bowls Filled for Arlington Families

Annual event benefits Arlington Food Assistance Center.

Many Immigrant Stories But Similar Fears

Details of immigrant stories differ but the roller coaster of stress and uncertainty is the same.

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Counting the Homeless in Arlington

Point in Time count identifies street homeless.

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A Mutual Admiration Society in Arlington

Zoe performs tricks and gets hugs in return.

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Question Headlines about Nutrition

Discussing "Nutrition for Real Life."

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Homeless Find Warm Spot at Arlington Center

Hypothermia plan expands its welcome mat.

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Join Winter Reading Challenge in Arlington

Arlington sets 9,000 book goal in January.

Make It a Day On, Not a Day Off in Arlington

Volunteer to be part of MLK Day of Service.

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Another Day Directing Traffic — But in Puerto Rico

Arlington County Police officers volunteer in aftermath of disaster.

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Arlington Scouts ‘Do a Good Deed Daily’

— Even in 23 Degrees

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Chopsticks for Good Causes in Arlington

Sushi Zen organizes 20 fundraisers in one year to assist non-profit organizations.

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Senior Talent Performs to Full House

From line dancing to modern dance.

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NVSO Winds Down

But not for the competitors.

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Northern Virginia Senior Olympics Rolls Along

Green Acres Senior Center hosts bocce competition.

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NVSO Hits Full Gear with 752 Participants

Twenty years, thirty events for Senior Olympian Toftoy.

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Northern Virginia Senior Olympics Celebrates 35th Year

Participants can compete in 70 different events.

Whatever Your Taste, You Can Find It in Arlington

Ethnic choices around every corner.

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Teens Tackle Poverty Close To Home

Catholic Diocese of Arlington sends 820 teen volunteers.

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Lessons from a Retired Arlington Teacher

Experiencing changes in teaching

Refugee Stories — Different But the Same

Learning to look at the long term.

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Interfaith Iftar To Share Ramadan with Arlington Community

Rock Spring UCC to host June 17 event.

Answering Immigration Questions

New one-stop website responds to citizen concerns.

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It All Started with the Bear

Author shares her creation with children at Woodbury Park Apartments.

Conflict: Two Countries, Two Families

Awaiting asylum decision.

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