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<lst>Send your organization's announcement to The Reston Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to reston@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is two weeks before publication. Photos/artwork encouraged. Questions? Call Michael O'Connell at 703-917-6449.

The South Lakes High School Jazz Band will be hosting a fund-raising dinner on May 17 at the Reston Community Center. Familiar jazz songs such as "Night Train," "Green Onions" and "Pink Panther" will be performed with trumpet and saxophone soloists. The dinner starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $17 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets contact the South Lakes Band Director at 703-715-4590.

The Environmental Quality Advisory Council of Fairfax County is seeking applications from high school students who are interested in serving on the council as the student member from July 2002 through July 2003. As a member the student will get the opportunity to be involved in the process of making decisions and recommendations that impact the environment in the county. Those interested in serving on the committee can call 703-324-1210 before May 1.

Appalachian Spring is hosting a fundraiser for South Lakes High School's All Night Graduation Party. A portion of all sales on May 4 and 5 will be donated to the All Night Graduation Party. Stop by Appalachian Spring that weekend to stock up on wedding, graduation and Mother's Day gifts. Appalachian Spring is located in the Reston Town Center and will be open Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m.

The following local high school reunions are being planned for the summer and fall of 2002. First-Class Reunions is in the process of locating alumni for the 2002 reunion season. Alumni should contact FCR at 888-327-1984 or visit the web site at www.fcreunions.com to update their information.

Herndon, Class of 1982, 20-Year Reunion, TBD date, TBD location

Oakton, Class of 1982, 20-Year Reunion, July 27, Sheraton Premiere - Tyson's Corner

Oakton, Class of 1987, 15-Year Reunion, November 29, 2002, Sheraton Premiere - Tyson's Corner

Oakton, Class of 1992, 10-Year Reunion, August 10, 2002, Holiday Inn - Old Town Alexandria

South Lakes Reston, Class of 1992, 10-Year Reunion, August 17, 2002, Sheraton Reston - Reston

The Council on Family Health urges Americans to know the new nationwide toll-free number for poison control centers: 1-800-222-1222. Telephone emergency stickers are available at no charge by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Council on Family Health, "Emergency Stickers," 1150 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1200-B, Washington, D.C. 20036.