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50. “Think before you fly…”

For our third “Civics and Community” event at the Loudoun Field Cwnter in Lucketts, VA we sat down with Preston Huntington...

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49. “The cancellers are the real bigots…” Sophia A Nelson fighting the woke mob at CNU

For our 49th Episode, Butch has a very frank and open conversation with Sophia A. Nelson… a repeat guest to the...

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48. “Extend your soul to the hungry…”

This week’s episode is a wide-ranging conversation between Gary Mears, Pastor of Faith Chapel Community Church in Lucketts, Virginia, right down...

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47. “It starts with the right soil…”

School is in! And we’re launching IndED’s Civics and Community program at the Loudoun Field Center as part of their new...

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We have conversations with a variety of guests from all walks of life. These are people who are working to make the world a better place, from non-profits to politicians to business leaders.


Sophia Nelson


Tony Howard

Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce
Kaeley Boyle

Kaeley Boyle

Fine Art Gallery/Loudoun Arts Film Festival

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