Nominations open for the 2023 Winchester Mayor Awards

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The City of Winchester’s Mayor Smith is now accepting nominees for the 2023 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Community Service.

The Awards will be given to individuals, businesses, groups, or organizations whose efforts in the community have showcased Winchester as a great place to be, helped others in the community without hesitation or motive, made contributions and shown commitment to the betterment of the community, and brought outside the box solutions to societal needs.

Winners of the 2022 awards included Access Independence, the Chabad Jewish Center, and Erica Truban.

Make sure to nominate your favorite business, organization, or individual before the October 31st deadline.

A link to the nomination form is available here.

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Central Outfitters hosts Open House

ryan lingle

Central High School is holding an open house for their program Central Outfitters from 10 am to 2 pm today at the High School.

Central Outfitters offers free, new and gently used clothing and toiletries donated from local organizations.

A partnership with Blue Ridge Area Food Bank helps them provide breakfast, lunch, dinner and other food options.

During the open house, their will also be numerous community organizations to speak with, children’s activities, and job training personnel.

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