When thinking of volunteer fire departments, most people think of service in rural areas. That’s not wrong, but it’s also not the whole picture. Of the nearly thirty thousand fire departments nationwide, 85% are served by volunteer/mostly volunteer firefighters. In many departments, volunteers serve alongside career firefighters, EMT’s and paramedics and provide invaluable support to … Continue reading Fair Oaks Fire & Rescue Company Fundraiser Connects with Local Community
If asked the question, “What is the church?”, more than likely the response will be, “The church is a building where people go to learn about God.” However, there’s a growing movement among contemporary evangelicals to redefine the word church. Instead of a building, these churches see Christians themselves as the church. Expectation Church in … Continue reading Expectation Church Hosts Easter Eggstravaganza
This weekend, the gymnasium at Fairfax High School was transformed into a cake lover’s dream when it hosted The National Capital Area Cake Show. Cake decorators of all ages and skill levels showcased their skills in one of the top cake decorating competitions in the country.
The Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA, transformed a 100 year old prison into a dynamic gallery and studio space for artists.
One of the more popular events at Alexandria’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is The Fun Dog Show, held in Old Town's Market Square.