GAMT Organizes Silent Auction for Fisher House

May 18, 2015 3:37 PM0 comments

Global Assistance, Management and Training is hosting an arts and crafts sale silent auction this Saturday, May 23, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street. The silent auction is aimed at raising funds for wounded military service members through the Fisher […]

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F.C. Native Helps Open Farmstead Cheese Facility

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Tom Pyne, a Falls Church City native who graduated from George Mason High School in 2004, is the co-owner of Twenty Paces, a farmstead cheese production and processing that was announced as a recipient of a grant from Virginia Governor Terry McAullife’s office late last month. He owns the business, […]

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Greater F.C. Veterans Councils Hosts Benefit Program

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The Greater Falls Church Veterans Council is hosting a program next Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. that will provide veterans with information about how to receive benefits entitled to them as a result of their service in the armed forces. Veterans can receive assistance with disability claims and get […]

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Easter Seals Award Celebrated at Council Meeting

May 14, 2015 11:56 AM0 comments

THE EASTER SEALS Child Development Center of Northern Virginia, a Falls Church-based organization that offers services, education, outreach and advocacy for people living with autism and other disabilities, received the Excellence in Institutional Development award from the Urban Land Institute, the institute announced last Thursday. The recognition was part of […]

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F.C. Girl Scouts Report to City Council

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MEMBERS OF GIRL SCOUT Troop 676 split into two groups to present findings from their community work to the City Council Monday night. Here, Camilla Hill, Caroline Sharard, Fran O’Brien, Greta Hermann, Lily Ramirez and Megan Clinton reported safety problems at crosswalks near Thomas Jefferson Elementary, especially at the Seaton […]

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Jessie Thackrey Preschool Officially Opens

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FALLS CHURCH’S NEW Jesse Thackrey Preschool was officially opened on N. Cherry Street with a ribbon cutting featuring Falls Church A-List dignitaries, including School Board and City Council members Tuesday night. The completion of a major renovation allowed for the opening of the new facility.

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

May 13, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

Four residents of Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation recently. Jamie A. Calderon, a sophomore at McDaniel College, received the The Jean Alpaugh Award for Interdisciplinary Study at the college’s Spring Awards ceremony. Vincent Le graduated from University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business […]

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Columbia Baptist CDC Wins ‘Cool School’ Contest

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Ledo Pizza of Falls Church and Macaroni Kid McLean-Vienna-Falls Church-Merrifield partnered to thank teachers for their dedication and commitment to our students during Teacher Appreciation Week. The ‘Cool School Contest’ was held on Macaroni Kid’s website during the month of April. Macaroni Kid is a free resource for families in our area […]

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F.C.’s Ben Zorn Competes On ‘The Bachelorette’

May 12, 2015 4:23 PM0 comments

Ben Zorn, a former Falls Church resident who graduated from George Mason High School in 2007, is competing on season 11 of ABC’s “The Bachelorette,” which premiers on Monday, May 18. Zorn is one of 25 men competing for bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe’s affection this season and, according to sources online, […]

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Jefferson ES Students Medal at Science Olympiad

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Students at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School earned medals at the regional Division A Science Olympiad in late April. 33 students from the school participated in the tournament, which was held at Lee High School in Springfield. 25 schools and 672 students from the area participated in the tournament. Jefferson students who […]

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