News Maker Megan Gordon of PACA on their Polar Plunge

Page Alliance for Community Action (PACA) will hold a Polar Plunge on Feb. 18 at Lake Arrowhead.

We spoke with PACP Program Director Megan Gordon about the event in our latest news maker.

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Megan tells us of the event and why it is important to sign up before Jan. 31.

She also tells us of the major incentives to participate in the Polar Plunge and the reasons to attend even if you don’t want to take the plunge.

Megan also tells us of the services that PACA provides for the community.

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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.

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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 Joanne Koszyk on C-Cap’s new facility opening

Front Royal Warren County Congregational Community Action Project (C-Cap) is preparing for the River 953’s Camping for Hunger campaign with the opening of their new facility on Kendrick Lane.

We spoke with C-Cap’s Executive Director Joanne Koszky about that in our latest news maker.

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Joanne not only tells us about the new facility but about how successful this year’s Community Garden was.

She also tells us about the new services that will become available in the new facility.

Joanne also gives us a ribbon cutting date and time on that new C-Cap location on Kendrick Lane.

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News Maker Robin Miller Exec. Director for WATTS

News Maker Robin Miller Executive Director for Winchester Area Temporary Thermal Shelter speaks with Scott Bradley about their upcoming Caring & Sharing Event.

She also tells us about advocating for our fellow citizens and how difficult it is to break the cycle of homelessness.

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News Maker Anthony Crosen on Blue Ridge Hospice Pop Up

Tomorrow Sept. 17 Blue Ridge Hospice will open a pop up store in Winchester.

We spoke with the Vice President of Blue Ridge Thrift Anthony Crosen in our latest news maker.

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Anthony explains what the Pop Up Store will offer and how long it will be available.

He also tells us about the upcoming annual Butterfly Run which is Oct. 15.

Anthony also explains that if you wish to be a part of the Butterfly Run now would be a good time to sign up right here.

Of course all of this benefits Blue Ridge Hospice of Winchester.

Click here for Anthony’s interview.

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News Maker Shane Cusick on a bike ride in Woodstock

Woodstock will see an influx of bicyclist from Bike Virginia this Sat. Sept. 17.

We spoke to the Program and Outreach Manager of Bike Virginia Shane Cusick about the Woodstock Wander event in our latest news maker.

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Shane tells us about Bike Virginia and how different this event is compared to previous rides.

He also tells us that this is Bike Virginia’s first event since the pandemic.

Shane also tells us how easy it is and how much fun it is to get involved with Bike Virginia.

Residents of Woodstock will need to be aware of the bicyclist that will be in Shenandoah County this Sat. Sept. 17.

Click here for Shane’s interview.

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News Maker Shannon Urum on a Suicide Prevention Run

A motorcycle run to raise awareness of suicide prevention is planned for September 18 with several stops in the valley.

We spoke to Prevention and Wellness Services Coordinator at the Northwestern Community Services Board Shannon Urum about it in our latest news maker.

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Shannon tells us this ride will start in Warren County and end in Luray with stops along the way.

She also tells what is expected at each stop and who benefits from the event.

Shannon also tells us how to get involved as either a rider or volunteer at one of the stops.

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News Maker Tony Carter on Warren Heritage Society Tours

The Warren Heritage Society is offering tours starting this Sat. Aug. 27.

There will also be a tour of Historic Bel Air in Sept.

We spoke with Warren Heritage Society Representative and Archivist  Tony Carter about the tours and more in our latest news maker.

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Tony tells us what the Warren Heritage Society has to offer.

He also tells us about several tours and activities the Society is offering.

Tony also tells us how you can become a member of the Society.

Click here for Tony’s interview.

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News Maker Lisa Wilt on the Red Cross blood shortage

The American Red Cross is reporting a 20 percent drop in the blood supply.

We spoke to American Red Cross Account Manager II Lisa Wilt in our latest news maker segment.

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Lisa tells us that the 20 percent drop is typical for this time of year.

She also tells how we can help in the situation.

Lisa also gives us some insight on donating blood.

Click here for Lisa’s interview.

If you can make an appointment to donate blood at redcrossblood.org using your zip code to give at a time that is convenient for you at a location near you.

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News Maker Nikki Biese on Biking for Babies in Warren Co.

Biking for Babies attempts to bring awareness of and raise funds for resources that are available to pregnant woman and families.

This year’s Bikers will be leaving from Front Royal on their way to Arlington.

This is the first year Biking for Babies will make their way to Arlington Virginia.

A group of bikers will be in the Warren County area July 15 leaving Sat. July 16 at 5 a.m. to bike to Arlington.

Do be on the watch for the group of bikers and their support vehicles.

We spoke to the Executive Director of Biking for Babies Nikki Biese in our latest news maker.

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Nikki tells us about the Biking for Babies organization and their goal.

She also tells us of the pregnancy resources that are available.

Nikki also tells us how well the organization is doing with their latest attempt to raise awareness and help.

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