hollyc

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Holly is an 8 year resident of RVA. She and her husband Ken planted roots here after growing up in Western Michigan and spending a two-year stint in New York City where she worked as an executive assistant. Though she is still actively trying to “just survive” the hot Virginia summers, she can’t imagine raising her young family anywhere else. Holly resides in the Westend and is mom to three children. Living and dining in community with others is what brings her joy, and if she could live on cheese, bread and wine alone she would!
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