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Gale Curcio

Gale Curcio

Gale Curcio was a reporter and editor with the Connection Newspapers for eight years. She has spent the past four years doing development, marketing and communications for non-profit organizations. Active in the Alexandria community, Gale is involved with several local Chambers and does volunteer work for United Community Ministries.

Articles By Gale Curcio

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When the Mighty Potomac becomes a Parade of Lights
Dec 29,2011

Forty colorful and brightly lit boats participated in the 12th Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights earlier this month. Cruising down the Potomac River, they passed crowds that packed waterfront parks and the docks behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center to see boats compete in over a dozen categories.

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First Ladies Come Alive with Elaine Flynn
Dec 29,2011

Elaine Flynn has taken her love of history and created "Fascinating Facts about our First Ladies." Recently, using the voice of Theodore Roosevelt's daughter Alice, Flynn gave a presentation to a group at Sherwood Regional Library, taking the group through the ages, telling colorful

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Volunteers Deck the Halls at The White House
Dec 07,2011

Fifteen years ago, David Bondarchuck was homeless. Last week, he was at The White House with other volunteers welcoming members of military families and reporters. As the owner of Scratch Catering Services, Bondarchuck was selected as a Holiday White House Decorator


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Taste for Giving Satisfies All Tastes
Oct 19,2011

This year’s Taste for Giving at Old Town's Torpedo Factory had something for everyone. Guests who wanted to satisfy their urge for something spicy could check out La Tasca or Pork Barrel BBQ, while guests who wanted something hearty could grab a steak sandwich from Old Hickory Steakhouse or a meatball

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ACT Initiative Motivates Nonprofits to Action
Oct 05,2011

Over 200 business, community and nonprofit leaders gathered together Sept. 28 to discuss new ways to bring the community together using online and offline strategies at IMPACT 2011: Innovation + Philanthropy, formerly ACT’s Nonprofit Excellence Forum. Gene Steuerle, Chair of the Board of ACT for Alexandria

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Kenyan Runner Wins Woodrow Wilson Marathon
Oct 05,2011

And the winner is...Moses Kigen Kipkosgei, who flew to America from his homeland of Kenya to win the second annual Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon presented by WillPower Sport & Wellness. Kipkosgei crossed the finish line in 1:02:37, knocking 2:07 off Derese Deniboba's event record time from last year. Defending champion


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South Fairfax Chamber Comes Alive
Sep 27,2011

The third annual South Fairfax Chamber Challenge 10K event, promoted by the South Fairfax Chamber of Commerce to benefit the Academic and Athletic Programs at South County Secondary School, was held Sept. 18 at South County Secondary School in Lorton. Vulcan Materials Company was the major sponsor. In addition to the 10K Race

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Women With Passion Achieve Their Goals
Aug 10,2011

A few months ago, Allison Silberberg went to Home Depot and asked for a bucket of paint. As Chair of the Economic Opportunities Commission, she was responsible for getting supplies for the "All Hands on Deck" project at the Alexandria Community Shelter. What she got from Home Depot was so much more. Early Tuesday



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