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Stephanie's Heroes: Computers 4 Kids

Updated: 08/01/2011 - Giving the gift of technology. A Charlottesville organization is reaching out to help teens excel academically by giving away free computers. In this week's Stephanie's heroes CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is recognizing Computers 4 Kids.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Molly's Cupboard

Updated: 07/25/2011 - One Greene County non-profit has opened a pet pantry to help families feed their animals. In this week Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell introduces us to the women behind Molly's Cupboard.

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Stephanies's Heroes: Service Dogs of Virginia

Posted: 07/18/2011 - For a decade Service Dogs of Virginia has been training and raising canines to be matched up with people with disabilities. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we're featuring S.D.V. founder and executive director Peggy Law.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Father-Son Delivery Duo

Updated: 07/11/2011 - Not everyone has access to a hot meal everyday, and because of that one father and son duo is giving their time and lending their car to transport lunch to elderly and shut-in people in the community. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we're recognizing Christoper Mojica and Kenny Ball.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Divine Women of Destiny

Updated: 07/04/2011 - From the courtroom to the community, one local attorney is giving back to local women by helping them with groceries, finances and offering encouraging words. This week's hero is Cynthia Murray, founder of Divine Women of Destiny.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Caring for Cats

Updated: 06/29/2011 - Many cats and dogs in the area are in need of loving homes. Until there is an actual adoption, the tiny defenseless creatures rely solely on the staff and volunteers at the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Burn Camp

Updated: 06/20/2011 - A Charlottesville woman has spent the last 18 years volunteering her time to make sure young burn victims have a place to go for support and an outlet for fun. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we feature Leslie Baruch.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Helping Locals Stay Cool in the Heat

Updated: 06/13/2011 - One local man is helping people in Charlottesville stay cool on steamy hot days, giving out bottled water to anyone in need. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we're featuring Steve McVey.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Aerobic Dance Instructor

Posted: 06/06/2011 - A little dancing, some weight lifting and a lot of laughs; one volunteer aerobic dance instructor is stepping up to keep seniors fit. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we're recognizing Pat Jones for keeping a Charlottesville group in shape for 30 years.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Educator of the Year

Updated: 05/30/2011 - Educating tomorrow's leaders, one Louisa County teacher has spent the last 27 years shaping young minds. Now school leaders are recognizing her for achieving success in the classroom. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we're featuring Teresa Mitchell, a kindergarten teacher at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Scholars and AVID

Updated: 07/01/2011 - In this week's Stephanie's Heroes we're recognizing a Charlottesville program that is going above and beyond to help students meet goals inside and outside the classroom.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Student CPR

Posted: 05/16/2011 - Most college students are thinking about thinking about summer vacation right now. But in this week's Stephanie's Heroes, one group of students at the University of Virginia is taking on an even bigger responsibility. They're learning how to save lives.

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Stephanie's Heroes: 77-year-old Volunteer Firefighter

Updated: 05/09/2011 - Most people in their 70's are enjoying retirement, but not one Gordonsville man. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell introduces us to a 77-year-old volunteer firefighter with more than 50 years of service.

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Stephanie's Heroes: The Thrift Connection

Updated: 05/02/2011 - One area ministry is using a church run thrift store to help change lives. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell highlighted the work of Hazel Ga Ray and the Women's Ministry at Iglesia Revoluzion in Charlottesville.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Cuts For A Cause

Posted: 04/25/2011 - A local salon owner is opening up her shop to go above and beyond to help a 9-year-old Fluvanna County girl battling a deadly disease. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we introduce you to a salon owner who is picking up her scissors to help raise money and awareness.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Sisters Conquering Cancer

Updated: 04/18/2011 - Members in the organization Sister's Conquering Cancer have experienced breast cancer first hand, and now they want to help other women dealing with the disease.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Aide Saves Choking Student

Posted: 04/11/2011 - In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we meet a Louisa County instructional aide who saved the life of choking student by using the Heimlich maneuver.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Big Brother

Updated: 04/06/2011 - From helping with homework to teaching life skills a Nelson County teen is shaping a young life in Charlottesville. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes we're recognizing Matt Simpson and the work he does with Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Senior Center Volunteer

Posted: 03/28/2011 - In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we meet Ada Jones, a volunteer who's going above and beyond to serve up delicious and nutritious meals for people at the Senior Center in Charlottesville.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Mentor, Jennifer Leyton

Posted: 03/21/2011 - This week's Stephanie's Heroes introduces you to a local mentor who has spent the last four years steering teenage girls in the right direction.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Nicole Muller

Posted: 03/14/2011 - While most high school seniors are busy thinking about prom and graduation, one local girl spends her time trying to end hunger. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell introduces a teen working to keep food on the table both locally and around the country.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Brad Kennedy

Updated: 03/07/2011 - One Fluvanna County mechanic is being called a hero after rescuing an elderly man from a burning car. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, Brad Kennedy shares his story and explains why he'd do it again if he had to.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Book Buddies

Posted: 02/28/2011 - For nearly a decade two Gordonsville residents have been giving the gift of reading. They volunteer flipping pages, ensuring that students know how to read.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Charlottesville Adult Learning Center

Posted: 02/21/2011 - They're changing lives by making sure adults in Charlottesville get the education they need. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we meet two women going above and beyond to help track down and bring in students to get their GED.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Fred Wease, Dogwood Village Volunteer

Updated: 02/14/2011 - Fred Wease spends nearly everyday at the Dogwood Village senior home in Orange County. He's not a resident there, but a volunteer. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we meet the 85-year-old standout who's being called a "hero" for his volunteer efforts.

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