Archive for December, 2009

Blizzard of 2009 Rocks Occoquan

Posted by Lou on December 20, 2009 in Announcements, Town News, Washington DC News
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Old man winter dumped between 18 and 22 inches on Occoquan. Took a drive through town this morning, amazing how many people don’t own a snow shovel. I saw somebody shoveling with a dust pan. A white blanket is covering everything outside. Time to go shovel the driveway.

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Occoquan Tree of Hope

Posted by Lou on December 2, 2009 in Christmas, Holiday, Town News


The season of giving is upon us and once again the Town of Occoquan is counting on local generosity to help the homeless. To get involved, you can buy a $5 ornament, sign it and hang it on the tree at Occoquan Town Hall.

Ornaments will be available for purchase until Dec. 31 for a minimum donation of $5 at Simply Country, located at 311 Mill Street.

In the past 10 years, the Tree of Hope has raised over $8,500 to help the homeless. Proceeds from the Tree of Hope go to the Resident Rent Fund at the Hilda Barg Homeless Prevention Center.

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