The Bangladesh Association of America, Inc. (BAAI) recently concluded their Annual End of Ramadan Food Drive for the ninth consecutive year. They collected over $7,000.00 and more than 150 pounds of canned and dry food. On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, they hosted a handing over ceremony were they donated their food drive collection to The Ecumenical Community Helping Others (ECHO).
Grandkids played “pluck a duck” to win prizes of their choice and walked away with backpacks provided by AARP Virginia. Grandparents were provided free admission and everybody attending Grandparents Appreciation Day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation got free ice cream also provided by AARP.
The AARP Locust Grove Chapter 5239 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, and more. Learn about their work and join them in the community. They meet the third Monday of every month at the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse. The meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. for coffee, snacks, and socializing, the actual meeting starts at 10:00 a.m. and always has a guest speaker.
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