Falls Church Lions Celebrate 75th Anniversary

May 20, 2015 9:41 AM0 comments

The Lions Club of Falls Church celebrated its 75th Charter Night on Tuesday night at the Italian Cafe at 7161 Lee Highway. Virginia Delegate Marcus Simon, who sponsored a resolution with Delegate Kaye Kory in the Virginia House of Delegates commending the Lions Club, joined the Falls Church Lions Club in presenting the […]

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Dippold Receives 2015 Virginia Super Teacher Award

May 19, 2015 1:18 PM0 comments

Dr. Rory Dippold, a teacher at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, was surprised this morning at the middle school as he was presented with one of eight Virginia Lottery Super Teacher Awards.

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LWVFC Sponsors Redistricting Reform Forum

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The Falls Church League of Women Voters is co-sponsoring a forum on partisan gerrymandering and redistricting reform that will be held on June 4 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at George Mason University’s School of Policy, Government and International Affairs Arlington campus in room 120 of Hazel Hall, located at […]

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New Electoral Collaboration to Focus on Va. Working Families

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A new electoral collaboration of community and labor organizations focusing on issues impacting working families in Virginia kicked off on Monday morning at Guarapos, located at 2039 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, by announcing endorsements for the Arlington County Board and several other Virginia races. The coalition includes SEIU 32BJ, SEIU Local 512, […]

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McLean Woman’s Club Celebrates Nat’l Police Week

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The Woman’s Club of McLean marked National Police Week last week by presenting a decorated ceremonial cake to the staff of the McLean district police station, located at 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean, last Thursday, May 14. National Police Week dates from 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a […]

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Fairfax Genealogical Society Hosts Two May Events

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The Fairfax Genealogical Society has two events planned for the last week of May. The first event, planned for the organization’s monthly meeting and program, is called The SSDI: Is that all the SSA has to offer? and is planned for Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. The event, which will […]

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Jones Named Shepherd’s Center Volunteer of the Year

May 18, 2015 4:55 PM0 comments

McLean resident Katie Jones was named the Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church 2014 Volunteer of the Year at the organization’s annual Volunteer Lunch on May 7. Jones received the honor for service to senior citizens who were in need of transportation to and from their medical and therapy appointments. She provided […]

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GAMT Organizes Silent Auction for Fisher House

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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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