News Maker Skip Rogers on Able Forces Christmas

The nonprofit Able Forces looks to provide Military families with a brighter Christmas.

We spoke to Able Forces Founder and Executive Director Skip Rogers about the effort in our latest news maker.

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Skip tells us how the effort helps to provide Christmas gifts, food and even trees to Military families in need.

He also tells us how families are vetted for his program of giving.

Skip also tells us how we can help and how to submit a family in need.

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Front Royal’s Christmas Fest and Parade

Front Royal’s Christmas Fest and 72nd Annual Parade gets started at noon today at the Gazebo.

The parade will follow shortly, kicking off at 4 pm.

Start off your day at the pancake breakfast at WCHS then head on downtown.

Live Christmas music at the Gazebo will play from noon to 1:30 pm.

Other events starting at noon include: Habitat for Humanities silent auction at the Virginia Beer Museum, the Winter Bazaar at Love Revival Ministry, and the winter festival at Able Forces.

Royal Cinemas will have a free classic Christmas movie showing at 1 pm before you head over to the parade.

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News Maker Lisa Salmon on a motorcycle run to benefit Veterans

The newly formed Hogs and Patriots Foundation VA-1 chapter of Front Royal have a dice motorcycle run this Saturday Oct. 23.

The group and the run is open to anyone with a motorcycle who shares the groups support of military, first responders and veterans and benefits the Able Forces Foundation.

Able Forces helps veterans with any situation they face.

We spoke with the secretary of Hogs and Patriots Foundation Lisa Salmon about the organization and their motorcycle run in our latest news maker segment.

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Lisa explains the Hogs and Patriots Foundation.

She also tells us about this weekend’s run and Able Forces Foundation.

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