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Katharine Dixon
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Executive Director of Rebuilding Together Alexandria for nearly nine years, came to the organization after spending many years volunteering for Rebuilding Together (then Christmas in April), Habitat for Humanity, INOVA Hospital, and other community-oriented organizations. Prior to joining RTA, Dixon spent 17 years in the marketing industry. She has recently held leadership roles on the Board of Directors of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, Executive Committee of Leadership Alexandria, the Advisory Council of Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance, and the Executive Committee of the Alexandria Council of Human Services Organizations.

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Getting Checked

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 4:07 PM

Keeping homes maintained is important to residents' health and safety. In a city like Alexandria with so much older housing and many homeowners of limited means, providing health and safety home improvements will ensure that many of our clients can keep their homes and live in them safely.

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Building to Spring

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 12:28 PM

The fluctuating temperatures may make it difficult to tell that it's spring. That's why some locals peg spring's arrival to the blossoms, but here in Alexandria, we know it's tied to National Rebuilding Day -- the ultimate sign of renewal and revitalization.

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Winterizing Energizes a Community

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 5:43 PM

Cooler temperatures are a signal to many D.C.-area residents that it is time to prepare their homes for the winter. However, for low-income homeowners, many of whom are elderly, disabled, or veterans, the cost and effort involved in the seasonal upkeep of a home is often beyond their financial and...

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Beloved Coach Gets Fixes From Fans

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2012 | 2:18 PM

Archie* loves the spring but his favorite time of the year is fall because he gets to enjoy the football games played by TC Williams' students in Alexandria, Virginia. Now widowed, he fondly remembers teaching some of the kids how to play the sport -- some of whom as adults...

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