Arlington Master Naturalists Accepting Applications for Spring 2015 Volunteer Training

January 20, 2015 10:28 AM0 comments

Arlington Regional Master Naturalists, a corps of volunteers who provide education, outreach and service dedicated to beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas, will be holding training sessions for anyone interested in becoming a Master Naturalists volunteer. Experts in a range of disciplines related to natural history, such as […]

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Eversole, Stotz Elected to Lead Shepherd’s Center Board of Directors

January 19, 2015 4:45 PM0 comments

Last Wednesday, Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church’s board of directors elected its officers for the 2015 calendar year. Austine Eversole and Rob Stotz were elected as chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the board of the directors and Tom Eversole and Mimi Coogin were elected treasurer and secretary, respectively. The Shepherd’s […]

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Vinson Hall Retirement Community Opens 2 New Buildings

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The Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation and Vinson Hall Retirement Community will cut the ribbon on two new buildings, an independent living apartment and community building, this Thursday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. at 1735 Kirby Road in McLean. Fairfax County Board Supervisor John Foust will be the guest […]

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MedTech College Hosts ‘Souper-Bowl’ Food Drive Through Jan. 30

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MedTech College Falls Church, along with the other MedTech campuses around the country, is hosting the Souper-Bowl, a chance for donors to cast a vote for their favorite team while giving a can of soup to a family in need, until Friday, Jan. 30. The campus, located at 6565 Arlington […]

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Empowered Women International Accepting Applications for Entrepreneur Fellowship Program

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Empowered Women International, a non-profit that aims to cultivate economic and social empowerment for talented, high potential and multi-cultural women, is accepting applications to its year-long entrepreneur fellowship, which starts in March. The fellowship program includes one-on-one mentoring with local business leaders, access to markets and capital, and highly individualized support services […]

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Local Businesses Host ‘Kings for a Cause’ Fundraisers for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Francesca King, a junior at George Mason High School, has partnered with local businesses for two more fundraisers to support The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and her campaign for to be named the organization’s Student of the Year. King, who’s brother was treated for Tcell acute lymphoblastic leukemia from 2009 – […]

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Bob McLaren Speaks to Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society

January 16, 2015 11:10 AM0 comments

Bob McLaren will be giving a talk called Who Are the Scots-Irish? at the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society’s monthly meeting next Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Hollin Hall Senior Center, located at 1500 Shenendoah Road, Alexandria. Monthly meetings of the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society are […]

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Local Resident Wins NIAF Scholarship

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Amy Grudier, a nursing major at Cedarville University, received the Lido Civic Club Scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation. National Italian American Foundation scholarship winners are selected based on academic merit and are academically outstanding with an average GPA of 3.95. The average scholarship in the United States was […]

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Columbia Baptist Holds Preschool Open House

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Columbia Baptist Church’s Early Childhood Development Center’s preschool will be hosting an open house next Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m at Columbia Baptist, located at 103 W. Columbia St., Falls Church. There will be a presentation at 6:30 p.m., followed by classroom tours. The school is currently enrolling for […]

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Mary Riley Styles Hosts Writing Workshops

January 15, 2015 8:37 PM0 comments

Eye Level Learning Center of Falls Church is hosting two children’s writing workshops this Saturday, Jan. 17, at Mary Riley Styles Public Library, located at 120 N. Virginia Ave., Falls Church. The first writing workshop will be held from 2 – 3 p.m. for children in first and second grade […]

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