WDSS Employment Open House

The Winchester Department of Social Services is hosting an employment open house on Tuesday December 6th

from 4-7 p.m. at the office building located at 24 Baker Street in Winchester.

Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with current employees and explore available career options.

Pre-registration in not required to attend, it is encouraged.

Onsite interviews will be granted to candidates who possess a baccalaureate in the human services field

or in any field accompanied by a minimum of two years appropriate and related experience in a human services-related area.

Questions about the WDSS Open House should be directed to Deputy Director Rebecca Hopkins at Rebecca.hopkins@dss.virginia.gov

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ALICE Awareness Week

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It is the 5th annual Alice Awareness Week, Alice is the Asset Limited, Income Constrained,

Employed Fund. Established by The United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

The Alice Emergency Fund is Supported entirely by donations and is desperately low.

They need your Support today to keep helping people in their time of need.

Here are some of the ways you can get involved:

Follow along on social media

Take the ALICE challenge

Host a Facebook Fundraiser

Dine United for ALICE at TGI Friday’s on 12/1 between 4 & 8

To contribute and find out more follow the link below.

ALICE Awareness | United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley (unitedwaynsv.org)  

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News Maker Tonja Phillips with Toys for Tots

News Maker Tonja Phillips is speaking with Scott Bradley about Toys for Tots.

News Makers are brought to you by Warren County, Together WE are Community.

In today’s interview Tonja and Scott go over how you can get involved with this amazing program, how you can

donate, and volunteer your time.

There are donation boxes throughout our region, and you can also make monetary donations at Marine Toys for Tots.

If you would like to apply for assistance you must do so before December 1st.

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Berryville Christmas Celebrations

There will be a Christmas filled weekend in Berryville starting Friday December 2nd at 5 p.m.

In Rose Hill Park on 31 E. Main Street. There will be a Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony

with music by The Clarke County Community Band, children’s activities, and horse drawn

carriage rides. Sign-up sheet for carriage rides will be on site. Tree lighting is at 6 p.m. & winner

of the annual decorated parking meter contest will be announced.

Saturday December 3rd at noon the Clarke County Christmas parade will begin at the

Clarke County School Administrative building at 317 W. Main St. it will end the

intersection of Main St. and Chalmers Ct. After the parade Santa will meet

the children at John H. Enders Fire Company on 9 S. Buckmarsh St.

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News Maker Tonja Phillips for Toys for Tots

News Maker Tonja Phillips is speaking with Scott Bradley about Toys for Tots.

News Makers are brought to you by Warren County, Together WE are Community.

In today’s interview Tonja and Scott go over how you can get involved with this amazing program, how you can

donate, and volunteer your time.

There are donation boxes throughout our region, and you can also make monetary donations at Marine Toys for Tots.

If you would like to apply for assistance you must do so before December 1st.

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News Maker Jeff Alban on Upcoming Holiday Concert Series

Jeff Alban Artistic Director and Conductor of The Blue Ridge Singers talks with Scott Bradley about their

upcoming concert series on our latest News Makers segment.

Brought to you by Warren County, Together WE are Community.

The first concert is December 4th at the First Baptist Church in Winchester at 4 p.m.

Located at 205 W. Piccadilly Street, with other dates and locations to follow.

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Christmas on Main St.

Christmas on Main Street Front Royal is only a few days away!

There are still vendor spaces available for the Merry Market and the deadline for parade entries is today at 5 p.m.

Saturday December third from noon until 7p.m. there will be musical performances, horse drawn carriage rides, and

the annual Christmas parade at 5 p.m.

Applications for the Market and Parade can be found at the link bit.ly/3UaALu4

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Shop With a Sheriff – WCSOF

The Winchester City Sheriff’s office is excited to announce the annual “Shop with a Sheriff ” program is back this year.

The program will benefit the Evans Home for Children.

At this time, they are seeking monetary donations that will benefit this program directly.

If you would like to participate you can mail checks to:

Winchester City Sheriff’s Office Foundation

P.O. Box 2435, Winchester, VA 22604

Please make checks payable to:

Winchester City Sheriff’s Office Foundation or WCSOF

foundation is established as a non-profit 501(c)(3)

All donations must be received by December 19th, 2022.

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Comfort & Healing Care Packages

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During the month of December, the Luray Women in Business group will be accepting donations for Choices.

Choices is a local non – profit that houses women and children that have been the victims of sexual and domestic

abuse. They will be accepting donations of Comfort & Healing packages to benefit these survivors.

They are in need of bedroom slippers, sports bras or bras without underwire, underwear, cozy socks, yoga pants,

leggings, lounge pants, & gift cards. All sizes are needed larger are preferred.

If you are interested in donating supplies, you can drop them off at the Luray – Page County Chamber of Commerce

& Visitor Center located at 18 Campbell Street, Luray, every day from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. or at Anderson Corporation, 31

Stoney Brook Lane, Luray, Monday through Friday 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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News Maker Jeff Alban on Holiday Concert Series

Jeff Alban Artistic Director and Conductor of The Blue Ridge Singers talks with Scott Bradley about their

upcoming concert series on our latest News Makers segment.

Brought to you by Warren County, Together WE are Community.

The first concert is December 4th at the First Baptist Church in Winchester at 4 p.m.

Located at 205 W. Piccadilly Street, with other dates and locations to follow.

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