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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/ Don’t Miss Martinis & Mistletoe
Dec 14,2009

Union Street Public House is making their first appearance at this year’s Martinis & Mistletoe with bartender Zack Johns. He has been working on a specific recipe called the stained glass martini. It consists of Apple Brandy, Barenjager honey liquor) and Rooibus tea from Old Town Coffee Tea & Spice

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Despite Rain, Sleet and Snow, the City Marches on
Dec 09,2009

As if on cue, the shift from rain to snow happened just as the 39th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade was ready to kick off on Saturday. While streets and sidewalks were still messy, the snow bought a festive, holiday feel to the day and the parade went on as planned. Anna Kucera and Nicole Duncan

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Chris Dale, Photographer Par excellence
Dec 02,2009

Chris H. Dale was passionate about his photography, sort of like a Lepidopterist chasing after a rare and wondrous butterfly. He was a mainstay in the city for decades; anywhere there was action in Alexandria you might find Dale and his trusty Nikon, snapping away furiously. Aces baseball games.


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Roy Heron: Helping Patients Lose Weight, a Pound at a Time
Nov 25,2009

While most young boys are eating hot dogs and potato chips, Dr. Roy Heron was eating vegetables – or at least trying to. At the ripe old age of seven, Dr. Heron could already see that if he continued to overeat, he would continue to be teased mercilessly. He would also end up with diabetes and high blood pressure – just like his parents and sister.

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Forget Acronyms, Let's Network our Way out of a Tough Economy
Nov 18,2009

In the alphabet soup of acronyms that Washingtonians appear to crave, OTAC defines Old Town Alexandria Connections as a networking group but one that's not quite a Business Networking International (BNI) group.

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Like Death and Taxes,Recessions are a Fact of Life
Nov 18,2009

George Mason University's Regional Economist Stephen S. Fuller told a gathering of Alexandria businesspeople last week that the most recent recession ended in June. The bad news is that another recession may come before the year 2020.


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I am Woman. Hear Me Roar.
Nov 18,2009

There's nothing more powerful than a group of women with a mission. Nowhere is that more evident than in this area. Women banded together can do just about anything they set their minds to. Such is the case with the Supporting Friends of the Campagna Center. This is a powerful group

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Warner Encourages Small Businesses to Stay Involved
Nov 11,2009

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) feels the pain that small businesses are having trying to get money. “Financing is drying up for small businesses,” Warner said in his presentation to members of the Alexandria Chamber during their 2009 annual meeting



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