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Updated: City Connection: Rapidian staff and contributors to highlight Spring Fund Drive

This special episode of City Connection will focus on The Rapidian Spring Fund Drive, which will be held April 10-17, 2017.
The Rapidian celebrated its seventh birthday on September 15, 2016.

The Rapidian celebrated its seventh birthday on September 15, 2016.

Join us today, Monday, April 3 at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24 for tonight's episode of City Connection. Tune in to this special episode as Rapidian Managing Editor Kiran Sood Patel interviews Community Engagement Specialist Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard and Community Outreach Coordinator Mariah Cowsert about The Rapidian Spring Fund Drive.

The episode will also feature a conversation with Rapidian community journalist Allison Bannister. You can read more of Allison's work here.

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The Spring Fund Drive will be held April 10-17, 2017. Visit

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