15 groups in county receive United Way grants

The United Way of the National Capital Area presented to Prince William County officials Monday nearly $160,000 in Community Impact grants for 15 county nonprofit organizations.

The grants come from donations made by Prince William employees who designated the Prince William Community Impact Fund in the United Way NCA’s annual workplace giving campaign.

Grants were awarded to Action in Community Through Service, American Red Cross, Brain Injury Services, Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County, Court Appointed Special Advocates Prince William, Greater Prince William Community Health Center, Habitat for Humanity of Prince William, Just Neighbors, Literacy Volunteers of America Prince William, National Capital Poison Center, Northern Virginia Family Service, Prince William Health Partnership, Project Mend-A-House, ARC of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT and Transitional Housing BARN.

Grzejka is retiring as revenue commissioner

Manassas Commissioner of the Revenue John P. Grzejka recently announced that he will retire June 30.

Grzejka has worked for Manassas for 35 years in various capacities. He was originally elected to serve as revenue commissioner in 1999.

The deputy commissioner will serve the remainder of Grzejka’s term, which officially ends Dec. 31. A new commissioner will be elected in November.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane