The LINC Letter is pleased to announce that we are now officially an affiliate of the Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation!

“The Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation welcomes the LINC Letter into our family of local community organizations. In its nearly 20 years of existence, LINC has become an indispensable resource for citizens, businesses, schools, churches, and volunteer groups in our area. LINC’s new status as an MVCF affiliate will allow us all to work more closely together as we build on our progress and seek new ways to benefit the eastern Montgomery County community.”

– Charlotte Hawes, Executive Director, Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation

Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation is a nonprofit organization that meets the qualifications of IRS Code 501 (c) (3). Contributions are deductible for federal income tax purposes.

Phone: (540) 268-1086



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Privacy Policy

The LINC Letter and the LINC Store collect data to deliver the best content, services, and personalized digital ads. We may opt to partner with third party advertisers who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet.

This Privacy Policy applies to the following web sites:

LINC Letter newsletter
The LINC Letter web sites, including sites listed below, maintain a strict "no-spam" policy. Shall you decide to sign up to the LINC Letter free periodic newsletter, we will only use your email address to send you the LINC Letter newsletter. Your e-mail address will not be sold to or used by a third party. You have the option to unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time.

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Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, which is Google’s analytics tool that helps websites to understand how their visitors engage with their web properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘_ga’ cookie. In addition to reporting website usage statistics, Google Analytics can also be used, together with some of the advertising cookies described below, to help show more relevant ads on Google properties (like Google Search) and across the web and to measure interactions with the ads shown by Google. Learn more about how Google uses data when you use this website and about Analytics cookies and privacy information.

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Our sites use cookies required for Prestashop e-commerce software operation. We use outside companies to display ads on our site and to collect statistics about web visitors. These companies may be placing and reading cookies on your web browser, or using web beacons to collect information. Remember that cookies do not allow anyone to access your private information on your computer. They only record information about your visits to a web site. Cookies may be used tfor personalization of ads but can be also used for non-personalized advertising.

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Other third party advertisers
Advertisers who will have access to data we collect on this site currently include: GoogleAdX, Freestar, AppNexus, IndexExchange, OpenX RhythmOne, DistrictM, RubiconProject, Sovrn, Conversant, Amazon, Sharethrough, EMX, SublimeSkinz, JustPremium, LKQD, Telaria, AnswerMedia, Pubmatic, bluTonic, ROIMedia, Aerserv, Lockerdome, Consumable, Beachfront, Gumgum, Triplelift,, BounceX, Undertone, Powerlinks, Nativo, NativoVideo,, 33Across, Teads, and Unruly.

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By using our website, you agree that we and our third party advertisers can:

  • transfer your personal data to the United States or other countries, and
  • process your personal data to serve you with personalized ads, subject to your choices as described above and in our privacy policy.


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