Falls Church Jazzercise, owned and operated by Anne Constant who is also an instructor, has opened for business in Suite 230 at 513 W. Broad Street (above Cosi).
The new dance fitness program is hosting a grand opening celebration on Sat, May 2. Enjoy free classes, demonstrations, prizes, give-aways and refreshments from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the general public. Parking is available on the top level of the parking structure. For more information visit igetfitnow.com.
NASA Federal Credit Union is hosting a Launch Festival to celebrate the new Falls Church location from 9am – 2pm Sat, May 2. Festivities include a Shuttle Moon Bounce, airbrush tattoos, festival foods, DJ entertainment, a chance to win cash, prizes and special offers and free mini-workshops in identity theft protection, home financing, and understanding your credit score. The new state of the art Falls Church NASA FCU is located at 1130 West Broad Street, Falls Plaza East Shopping Center, Falls Church. Visit nasafcu.com for more information.
The Falls Church Post Office Finance Unit has not yet set a date for its move from its current location at 301 W. Broad Street into its new space 800 W. Broad Street. The Finance Unit is the retail portion of the Post Office where customers can purchase stamps, make shipments, etc. A notice will be posted to the community 30 days in advance of the move. The Falls Church Post Office Distribution unit will remain at its current location. Customers with questions concerning their PO Box numbers can call Ann Quach at 703-532-8823.
Arlington County’s James B. Hunter III Community Hero Award recipients will be honored at 11:30 a.m. on Neighborhood Day, Sat, May 16 at Ballston Common Mall. Award recipients include Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Chairman and Director of the Northern Virginia Tutoring Service, Dr. Ralph Perrino along with Lucy Bowen-McCauley, Fred Jones, the El Nuevo Dia program of Vanguard Services Unlimited and the Donation Processing Team at Central Library. Receiving lifetime-achievement awards will be Barbara Keisch, Todd and Paula Endo and Louise Gabel. Awards are presented on behalf of Ballston Common Mall, the Arlington Sun Gazette, Arlington United Way and E*Trade Bank, in collaboration with the Arlington Community Foundation and Arlington County government. For more information visit sungazette.net/articles/2009/04/28/arlington/news/nw595.txt.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has established the Mosaic District Community Development Authority (CDA) for the 31-acre Mosaic – Merrifield Town Center development. A CDA is a flexible funding tool that can address a broad range of infrastructure needs and services, and can cover varied areas such as a single shopping mall, a mixed-use development or a downtown redevelopment area. The new Fairfax CDA will enable development of The Mosaic – Merrifield Town Center, to be located south of Lee Highway/Rt. 29, west of Yates Way, east of Eskridge Road and north of Luther Jackson Middle School. The project will include approximately 1,000 dwelling units; a multiplex theatre; 125,000 square feet of office space; 500,000 square feet of other non-residential uses and a 150-room hotel. Virtually all parking will be provided in structures. Among planned public improvements are two parks; the realignment and widening of Eskridge Road; the widening of Lee Highway; improvements to the Lee Highway/Gallows Road intersection; and construction of a grid of streets. A portion of these public improvements will be funded by the CDA through bond financing. There will be no general fund or debt impact to the county. For more information visit fairfaxcounty.gov.
Thanks to generous funding from major sponsors Acacia Federal Savings Bank, LaFave & Associates, Pal-Tech and Kieran & Barbara Sharpe along with additional support from Akridge Real Estate Services, Atlantic Realty Companies, Bill Page Honda, Clark Construction, Cox Communications, Diener & Associates, Emeritus Assisted Living, Exemplar Strategic Communications, Falls Church City Treasurer Cathy Kaye & Commissioner of the Revenue Tom Clinton, Falls Church Construction Corporation, Federal Brick & Stone, Hekemian & Co., JBG Companies, Lampert, O’Connor & Johnston, Lindsay Lexus of Alexandria, Bob Martinez & Kate McCleery, McLean Asset Management, Needham, Mitnick & Pollack, Northern Virginia Tutoring Service, Original Pancake House, PNC Bank, Tango Enterprises, Virginia Commerce Bank, Virginia Lottery, and The Young Group and the generosity of attendees at its Annual Celebration and Auction, more than $70,000 was raised for the Falls Church Education Foundation. For information about sponsorship opportunities with the Foundation, contact Executive Director Donna Englander at 703-538-3381.