Statue Honoring Earl Francis Lloyd Accepted By Alexandria City Council

A statue in honor of Earl Lloyd was voted to be accepted by the Alexandria City Council on July 7.  Earl Lloyd was the first Black man to play in the National Basketball Association. The statue is set to be unveiled on Oct. 31 on the 70th anniversary of Lloyd’s first NBA game. Councilor Del Pepper said, “It is an extraordinary gift. I really think [the statue] would help a lot of young men and women to be inspired.” Continue reading “Statue Honoring Earl Francis Lloyd Accepted By Alexandria City Council”

Farmer’s Market In Cameron Station Neighborhood To Be Open From May 3

Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) have announced Virginia Farmers’ Market Week, April 27 through May 3. This has been in order to support farmers’ markets across the Commonwealth that are providing locally grown foods to our communities. May 3 happens to be the opening of the West End Farmers’ Market at Ben Brenman Park in the Cameron Station neighborhood. Continue reading “Farmer’s Market In Cameron Station Neighborhood To Be Open From May 3”

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