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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/Aging in Place at Mount Vernon
Jun 23,2010

Earlier this month more than 100 people came together to "CELEBRATE Mount Vernon At Home" at historic River Farm. The event came on the heels of more than three years of hard work, planning and preparation, and was used as Mount Vernon At Home’s launch event. Even though a torrential downpour came through just as guests began to gather, they still enjoyed drinks

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Prince Michel Winery: The Wine Store that Keeps on Giving
Jun 02,2010

Next time you are in the mood to try out some new wine, check out the Prince Michel Winery. No, you don’t have to drive all the way to the winery – just head on over to the Alexandria Tasting Room, conveniently located at 1309 King Street in Alexandria. Open since the end of June, 2009, the Tasting Room

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AROUND TOWN/ Everywhere you Look, Plenty up
May 19,2010

May is a busy month in Alexandria. No matter where you look, there are plenty of events going on. The Potomac Riverboat Company is busy shuttling passengers back and forth across the river – not only to National Harbor, but as of last summer, to Nationals Stadium as well. The Little Theatre of Alexandria


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AROUND TOWN/Recognizing Aspiring Artists
May 12,2010

Members of The National Society of Arts and Letters believe in giving back. They also believe in supporting students of the arts. As such, they sponsor an annual awards program where they honor winners in writing, voice and art. The program was held earlier this month at Belle Haven

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Cinco de Mayo: A Day of Festive Liberation
May 06,2010

Alexandria, Get Ready to Rock the Fifth of May. Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for "Fifth of May," is a holiday celebrated principally in the United States and primarily limited to the state of Puebla in Mexico. The holiday commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5,

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AROUND TOWN/Art Monk at UCM and Chamber at Hollin Hall
Apr 28,2010

Earlier this month, Art Monk, former Washington Redskins wide receiver and NFL Hall-of-Famer, supported United Community Ministries by appearing as the featured speaker for their Behind-the-Scenes Look at UCM. Monk was part of a presentation designed to educate business leaders and community members about the work that UCM does.


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AROUND TOWN/Chamber Members Keep Busy
Apr 07,2010

From mini-golf after work to breakfast at the Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria Chamber of Commerce members and their guests have kept busy the past two weeks.

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AROUND TOWN/The Easter Bunny Gets his Groove on Early at Waynewood
Mar 31,2010

Easter came early to Union Street Public House as Chef Mike Soper served up another one of his specialty dinners. On the menu this week is Easter lamb. The main course features an American Lamb Trio with Rack with Fresh Herb – Dijon Crust; Country Sausage Roulade; and Grilled Taverna – Style Leg.



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