Mount Jackson offers rich community life for its residents.
We have excellent schools and vibrant community organizations that encourage you to become involved in the life of the Town. (540) 477.3327 email: mtjlib@Monday PM to PM Tues. PM to PM Thursday PM to PM Friday PM to PM Saturday PM to PM Mount Jackson Museum – 5901 Main St. Hours: Thursday & Friday PM to PM and Saturday 1 PM to 4 PM (540) 477.3951 Union Church – 5401 Main St. on Sundays until 8/6/17 then the pool will be open Fridays 3 p.m.
(540) 477.2400 Open by appointment only Open Door Food Pantry – 11278 Old Valley Pike The food pantry is open the 3rd Thursday every month from 1PM – 6PM. Monetary donations can be mailed to PO Box 292 and are much appreciated.
Mount Jackson Town Park and Pool – 326 Wunder Street (540) 477-2670 (Pool and Shelter rentals available.) The Town of Mount Jackson Park offers different types of recreational areas.
For years he squirreled away his favorite giant props, or bought floats that he saw in other parades.
"His wife threatened to throw him out of the house six or seven times because he kept dragging all this stuff home and putting it in his basement," said Joe Proctor, the attraction's general manager.
Andrea is passionate about the need for interdisciplinary, collaborative endeavors to solve 21 century challenges, and as a result has designed and participated in research and volunteer projects with farmers in Iowa, Guatemala and Indonesia.
Andrea Basche, Ph D, is a research fellow with the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists based in Washington D. Her current research is exploring how a shift to more ecological agriculture can reduce risks related to climate change, particularly floods and droughts.
Jonathan tells us that "the average float is designed to last two hours," so it's impressive that any of these exhibits, some dating back to the Bicentennial, have survived.
The materials that they're made of -- paper, wood, glue, straw, corn husks -- mean that they're not only fragile, but combustible.
Speakers and Panelists Note: Updated as additional bios are received.
Amy Bachman is DC Central Kitchen’s Director of Procurement and Sustainability.