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Sparking Hope

Besieged by a rising tide of overdoses and suicide, the American life expectancy rate dropped for the third year in a row in 2017, according to reports released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Life expectancy in the United States peaked in 2014, when Americans lived for an average of 78.9 years.…
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Beer Pairing Dinner

 Guests of an upcoming dinner can enjoy delicious food paired with craft beers—while helping adults with developmental disability thrive in our community. Each month, Spencer Devon Brewing offers a six-course dinner with custom beer pairings that raises money for charities in the Fredericksburg community. For November, that charity will be Rappahannock Adult Activities, which supports…
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Job Fair

Opportunity is knocking. Are you ready to open a new door?  Kenmore Club will hold a community job fair on Friday, Nov. 9. This event is geared toward anyone looking for work and will include special assistance for individuals with disability, mental illness or other barriers to employment. The job fair will be held at…
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Safety First

A special thanks for everyone’s support and their contributions to increase safety in the homes and lives of our families.  The staff of Healthy Families Rappahannock Area, Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair Grounds and volunteers from GEICO Fredericksburg and the Office on Youth, made an amazing team for the Safety First Campaign held Sept. 29.  More than…
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