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    Veronike Collazo

    Veronike has started her career in journalism with strong credentials. After graduating from Loudoun’s Heritage High School with honors, she earned a B.J. degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, along with a B.A. in Political Science and certificate in multicultural studies. While at Mizzou, Veronike was a contributing writer for Fangirl the Magazine, as well as a copy editor and public life reporter for The Columbia Missourian. She also interned for the Global Peace Foundation and spent a summer reporting for El Sol de San Telmo, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Veronike (pronounced veh-ruh-neek) lives in Leesburg.

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  • Mobile Hope, Redskins, Raise Over 40K for Local Homeless Youth

    Mobile Hope, Redskins, Raise Over 40K for Local Homeless Youth0

    Sherry and Jay Gruden address the crowd at the packed Bungalow Lakehouse in Sterling during a Mobile Hope fundraiser. Mobile Hope teamed up with the Washington Redskins and other community partners to raise more than $40,000 for homeless young people Aug. 25. The first annual Harmonizing for Hope featured karaoke competition with an all-star line-up

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  • Northern Virginia Family Services Offers Resilience Workshops

    Northern Virginia Family Services Offers Resilience Workshops0

    Thanks to a grant from 100WomenStrong, the Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) has created a program to help instill resilience in area children. NVFS’ “Here, Now and Down the Road: Growing Resilience” parenting class is designed to foster resilience in children, and enhance their ability to overcome adversity and lead healthy, socially competent, successful lives.

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  • LCSO School Resource Officers Receive Restorative Practice Training

    LCSO School Resource Officers Receive Restorative Practice Training0

    What is Restorative Practice? Restorative practice operates by giving students involved in a conflict the opportunity to be part of the solution. Students involved in conflicts with other students — and sometimes faculty — will sit down in a conference where each side tells what they felt and experienced. A trained facilitator oversees the conference

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  • Waltonwood Ashburn: Retirement Living, Community Experience

    Waltonwood Ashburn: Retirement Living, Community Experience0

    Although Loudoun’s newest senior living community, Waltonwood Ashburn, has yet to open its doors, it is already building a sense of community. The finishing touches are being applied and executive director Justin Roberts expects a grand opening within 90 days. “Every time I go in there, it’s a different community from when it started when

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