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Photo | Submitted Dave Willis, receiving manager at Giant Food in Urbana, helped collect needed food for the Greater Urbana Area Food Bank.

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Dave Willis, receiving manager at Giant Food in Urbana, helped collect needed food for the Greater Urbana Area Food Bank.

Giant Partners With Food Bank

The Giant Food store in Urbana gave local residents the opportunity to add items for food bank families to their carts at checkout. Cereals, elbow macaroni, peanut butter and rice and pasta sides were collected and given to the Greater Urbana Area Food Bank for distribution to the food bank’s 234 local families.

Green Valley Carry-Out to Open Again Soon

The popular neighborhood carry-out, known especially for its pizza and wings, hopes to re-open at the end of January. The carry-out roof was being redone in October, and the roof caught fire the evening of Oct. 23. Local firefighters, including the New Market District Volunteer Fire Company, quickly responded and put the fire out, but damage forced the business to close for a few months. Check the carry-out’s Facebook page for updates on its re-opening, www.facebook.com/greenvalleycarryout. The Green Valley Carry-Out is located at 11801 Fingerboard Road in the Green Valley Shopping Center.

Rights of Man Farm

Although the Rights of Man Farm store is closing for the winter, you can still order products from their website, www.rightsofmanfarm.com. Throughout the winter season, you can either request that your online order be delivered to your home or you can schedule a time to pick your order up at the farm. They can be reached at info@rightsofmanfarm.com or you can call 240.674.2733 or 240.674.2727. The farmstore will reopen in the spring.

Urbana Advanced Aesthetics Now Open

Urbana Advanced Aesthetics held its grand opening on Jan. 2 at 3532 D Urbana Pike in Casa Bella Commons. Founded by
Jennifer Zamora, Urbana Aesthetics offers a wide variety of services, including Botox, fillers, microneedling, facials, fat removal, makeup and more. To learn more, visit www.UrbanaAesthetics.com.

Two Urbana Dry Cleaners Consolidate Stores

At the end of December, the dry cleaners formerly located in the Turning Point Plaza closed and formed a partnership with the
Villages Cleaners at Urbana, located in the Giant Food shopping center. They will continue to offer tailoring services as well as eco-friendly dry cleaning services.

Photo | Submitted (L to R) Jo Ostby, operations manager of the Greater Urbana Area Food Bank, is working with Craig Harris, commercial and residential real estate broker of C. Harris Real Estate Partners, to raise funds for the food bank.

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(L to R) Jo Ostby, operations manager of the Greater
Urbana Area Food Bank, is working with Craig Harris,
commercial and residential real estate broker of C. Harris Real Estate Partners, to raise funds for the food bank.

C. Harris Real Estate to Donate Portion of Sales to Food Bank

Craig Harris, real estate broker since 2003 and owner of C. Harris Real Estate Partners, has announced a partnership with the Greater Urbana Area Food Bank. Harris, an electrical engineer and real estate broker serving Frederick, Montgomery, Anne Arundel and Howard counties in both residential and commercial properties, will donate $1,000 to the local food bank for any referrals that result in sales. Contact Craig Harris at charrisrealestate.com or 301.655.3600.

Key City Compost Offers Urbana Resident Discount

Key City Compost is introducing a special discount just for Villages of Urbana residents interested in signing up for curbside compost service. While they already offer a one-month free trial period for all new customers, they are now offering a more generous discount of 10 percent off the first six months for new customer sign-ups in the Villages of Urbana. Key City Compost is working with Urbana High School and Urbana Elementary School on their composting program. For more information and to sign up, visit www.keycompost.com or contact Phil Westcott at 240.409.1979 or at phil@keycompost.com.

Old Navy Now Open

Much anticipated, the Frederick Old Navy opened its doors at 4 p.m. on Jan. 16. Old Navy is located in Riverview Plaza, 5425
Urbana Pike, near Bed, Bath & Beyond.

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