Let’s Grow #ManassasTogether for a vibrant community where folks want to live, work and enjoy entertainment.

Councilwoman Theresa Coates Ellis is a mother, a proven business owner, and a community volunteer who has surrounded herself with a diversified network in our City of Manassas. As a parent to seven all-grown-up children who attended Manassas City Public Schools, she built her own small city business, and is active in leadership positions in education, Rotary Clubs, and volunteer organizations.

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Theresa is a person of action and recently launched her Councilwoman initiative, “#ManassasTogether,” with seasonal meet ups such as,  “Tea with Theresa,” for city chat and “Shadow for a Day,” to connect business with students and young professionals for career opportunities.

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Theresa cares about our community, embraces our history and understands our challenges. As a mother and business owner, she is an experienced communicator and problem-solver. She engages with the community and get things done!

In 2023, our City will celebrate 150 years since the town charter was established. As a tribute, Theresa will collect 150 recipes, 150 garden tips, 150 family traditions, 150 portraits and many more from past and present for our community to share.

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Image Credit: Manassas City Museum

Please submit your favorites to her email, Theresa@ManassasTogether.com, or in person when attending one of her seasonal events open to all for the “150 for 2023” inititative.



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