— As a military mom, I am very proud to have two Air Force vet children — our daughter and son. With Memorial day weekend here, we remember the incredible sacrifices made by our armed forces and their families to keep America safe. We honor our service members who gave their lives — the ultimate sacrifice. Many veteran families may be going through a hard … Continue reading Housing Resources for Veterans and Surviving Families During Covid-19
The stimulus checks/payments are still rolling out. If you have not received one, please check the IRS for the status. You May Need: Your 2019 return, if filed, and Your 2018 return Data is updated once per day overnight, so there’s no need to check back more than once per day. Didn’t file a return in 2018 or 2019? If you have a filing requirement … Continue reading Still no stimulus payment?
National Foster Care month is an initiative of the Children’s Bureau. In an effort to recognize the important network of foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policy makers and child welfare professionals in the community who help find permanent homes for children and youth in foster care. The purpose of foster care is to provide support for families going through transition and working to better … Continue reading May is National Foster Care Month
We’re getting ready for Bee City USA in the City of Manassas. As the patron Councilwoman for this designation, I have been working on my initiation to #PrepareTogether. What is Bee City USA? It’s bringing awareness and planting native plants and attracting pollinators — important to save our bees in crisis. Need help? We have our experts ready to name and identify what’s growing, crawling, … Continue reading City Buzz: What’s growing, crawling, and flying in Manassas?
— On, Tuesday, May 19, from 10am-6pm at Stonewall Jackson High School, 8820 Rixlew Lane, Manassas, will be offering free testing for COVID-19 by drive-thru or walk-thru. The testing is sponsored by Prince William Health District, Virginia Department of Health and Mako Medical Laboratories. You will be asked for your name, date of birth, address, phone number and current symptoms. Nasal or oral swabs are … Continue reading Free drive-thru or walk-up COVID-19 Testing
— My community out-reach, Manassas All-Faith Together initiative to connect our houses of faith, worship, and reflection, was started years ago. I have visited many of the wonderful services offered in our City of Manassas and share a network of information with members to assist our community. Our City is a City of Churches. We are fortunate to have a diverse collection of options available. … Continue reading Manassas offers many virtual faith-based opportunities
— Manassas City Councilwoman Theresa Coates Ellis proposed for City of Manassas flexible guidelines in place as soon as possible to get businesses up and running again when the Northern Virginia Phase One begins. Council in attendance all agreed with Ellis proposal to prepare together: I initiated a set of business guidelines for a Manassas rollout mid-April by working with businesses in mixed industries, Economic … Continue reading Ellis proposal: Extend use of outdoor space for a safe Manassas City business rollout
— Celebrating Mother’s Day: During the pandemic, Mother’s Day might be a little different. Maybe Mom is far away. 1. If you can’t be with your Mom, order out from her favorite local restaurant and have it delivered to her. She can take a break and enjoy delicious food! Here’s a list of our local businesses you can order from: Dining 2. Zoom with a … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
— It was an event to remember during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2020. Last evening, the large majestic red, white, and blue American flag flew from the tallest Manassas City Fire and Rescue System ladder at our ER entrance. Area brave first responders including Manassas Park, and Prince William County, were invited by Manassas City Fire and Rescue, to surround and ride by our Novant … Continue reading First Responders Salute NOVANT/UVA Healthcare Heroes!
— Here is some information and updates in the City of Manassas. May 7, 2020 Economic Development Commercial Real Estate Tax: Concerned citizens are asking about any anticipated adjustment to the Commercial Real Estate Tax that is due on June 5. Reduction? Postponement? Dropping late payment penalties & interest? Nothing has been discussed or decided. But we expect a discussion in the near future. Education … Continue reading City Talk with Theresa May 7, 2020