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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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AROUND TOWN/Megan Coyle's Collage Obsession
Jul 14,2011

Megan Coyle likes to tear pages out of magazines. It is a habit that she acquired in high school, but it is not an idle habit. Instead, it is part of a concentrated effort by this collage artist who takes common, everyday magazines and turns them into works of art. She depicts cityscapes, landscapes, animals, still life

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Record Orchestra Takes Center Stage at Kennedy Center to Benefit Wounded Warriors
Jul 07,2011

When H. David Meyers comes up with an idea, he doesn’t just think about it - he acts upon it. Last year, he decided that he wanted to promote orchestral music - AND pay a tribute to the wounded warriors. Months of planning culminated in last month’s A Tribute to Wounded Warriors that was held at The John F. Kennedy

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No Rubber Chicken at this year's J-J Dinner
Jun 22,2011

Held at The Carlyle Club for the first time this year, the Alexandria Democratic Committe's 2011 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner differed from previous years. "No rubber chicken dinner this year!" offered Brian Moran, the new Chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia. Instead, this year’s event featured a Best Chef Alexandria


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Bringing Eclectic to Nature
May 25,2011

They are whimsical. They are fun. They are clever and they're great for young and old alike. Fairy gardens are fast becoming a "hot" new hobby. These miniature gardens complete with adorable miniature garden furniture, accessories and plants are available for sale at Eclectic Nature Gift and Gardens in the Del Ray section of Alexandria

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A Green-way on the Highway
May 25,2011

When they say fresh, they mean it. A new collaborative effort by Arcadia and Woodlawn Plantation has resulted in vegetables being grown on a small plot of land at Woodlawn served at local restaurants just hours after it's harvested. This local food movement provides experiential learning and bridges the farm-to-consumer gap

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Where to Quickly Fix up that Boo Boo
Apr 27,2011

Invention is the mother of necessity. Such was the case in 2005 when Dr. Scott Burger, a board-certified emergency room doctor, recognized that many of the patients he was treating in the ER could be treated more quickly and efficiently in a smaller, more personable setting. He created Doctors Express


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Alexandria Springs for Giving and Service
Apr 27,2011

Who said we weren't a giving place to live? Spring to Alexandria, a 3-day Celebration of Giving and Service takes place throughout the City of Alexandria next week, Thursday through Saturday, May 5-7. Now in its fourth year, the event continues to grow exponentially in terms of numbers of sponsors, volunteers, organizations

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The Color Purple Is Full of Life
Apr 22,2011

The audience started applauding before the first song ended and didn’t let up until well after curtain call. "The Color Purple" at the National Theatre was that kind of show – grabbing the audience from the beginning and didn’t let go until the end. This production, produced by Phoenix Entertainment-Joyful



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