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Barnes & Noble to Host Book Signing for Alexandria's Freedmen's Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom

Barnes & Noble to Host Book Signing for Alexandria's Freedmen's Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom Local author Char McCargo Bah will be available to sign copies of book   At the beginning of t…
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Rooftop Newsletter: SNAP Matters for Seniors Everywhere

Our recent blog posts have featured articles dealing with issues related to seniors, hunger and waste that were produced by other organizations and reprinted here by permission. This blog, written by…
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Rooftop Newsletter: 17 Surprising Ways You Might Be Wasting Food and Not Know It

This blog is republished with permission from the Natural Resources Defense Council by  Andrea Spacht Many of us now realize that food waste is a big problem in the U.S. But did you know that a lot o…
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Keep Vulnerable Seniors in Your Heart - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

February is American Heart Month and we know you understand the importance of providing older Americans with nutritious meals that keep them healthy and thriving. Seniors like 86-year-old Marion and…
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City of Manassas ISO Rating Improves

Manassas, VA -- The Insurance Services Office (ISO) has given the City of Manassas an ISO Rating of 3, with one being the very best you can receive on a scale of 1 to 10. Over the last year, the City…
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Chasing Light - A New Art and Light and Music Installation

Manassas, VA - Chasing Light is a new art/light/music installation that will be held during the Manassas One Love Arts Festival on April 27.  It is not meant to be the kind of performance that folks …
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Manassas organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Manassas is looking to let the community know about an upcoming event, activity or initiative, our PR Tool is here to help! Here's how it works: when you post informati…
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Current Budget Proposal to Power Job Growth in Manassas and Prince William County

House of Delegates passes package including support for Micron Manassas — February 7, 2019 the Virginia House of Delegates passed two amendments to the Governor’s previous budget. In addition to a 5%…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Accountants Help Seniors With Taxes

If being kind and generous to others makes one happier, than people who volunteer or who give their time to help others must be among the happiest in the world. Just ask Lynn Boulware, who has been n…
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Rooftop Newsletter: All About "The Plate and the Planet"

A recent issue of the The Nutrition Source published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health contained a thoughtful article entitled “The Plate and Planet.” It examines the issue of shifting…
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First Annual Jennie Dean Legacy Awards

City of Manassas, VA - Four area women were awarded the first annual Jennie Dean Legacy awards Monday night during a Black History Month event at the Manassas City Council meeting. The award winners …
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EarthTalk: Green New Deal

Dear EarthTalk: What is the so-called Green New Deal proposed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and is Congress likely to go for it?  -- MT   The concept of a “Green New Deal” (GND), first called …
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Rooftop Newsletter: It's That Time Again!

What would each and every one of you respond if you were all asked simultaneously “what time is it?” Chances are the chorus of answers would be pretty cacophonous, given the fact that you reside acro…
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Save Samuel from this heartbreaking choice.

Hot cocoa by the fire. Snowmen and sledding. Frost on windowpanes. As the season turns colder, many Americans bundle up and celebrate the joys of winter. For the nearly 19 million seniors living in …
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Rooftop Newsletter: Behind the Curtain

by Tom Marullo “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” It’s an iconic line from the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy and her companions discover the true identity of the Wizard and get a glimpse…
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