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The Reston Association Human Resources Department will be offering extended offices hours, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, through June 20. The extended schedule was developed to accommodate those individuals who find it difficult to visit the office during the regular working hours. The Reston Association is located at 1930 Isaac Newton Square and the Human Resources Department is located in the second floor of the building. Call 703-435-6530 for more information or visit www.reston.org.

Kids R First will hold its Second Annual Golf Classic at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 27, at South Riding Golfers' Club in Chantilly. Proceeds from the tournament will help to provide school supplies in the fall of 2003 for 10,000 students from families in need in the Dulles corridor area. The golfing package will include a cart equipped with color parview GPS system, continental breakfast, catered lunch, goodie bag, and prizes. Various levels of sponsorship are available for individuals, families, and businesses. A portion of the fee is tax-deductible.

Raffle tickets are being sold for $20 each. The winner will receive a five-day stay for two in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The drawing will be held at the conclusion of the tournament on June 27. The winner need not be present.

For golfing registration, inquiries about various levels of sponsorship, and purchase of raffle tickets, call 703-860-2255, or e-mail kidsrfirst2@msn.com. Tax-deductible donations may be sent to Kids R First, P.O. Box 3242, Reston, VA 20195.

The NOVA Career Development Network invites those seeking jobs or career transitions to participate in a weekly networking and job support group. The group meets Tuesday mornings from 10:45 a.m.-noon at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston, 1625 Wiehle Ave. Call Roy Seabolt at 571-263-1430 or e-mail rseabolt@cox.net for more information, or visit the Web site at http://communitylink.allnva.com/groups/novacdn

Learn all about RCC's latest events and course offerings at the new RCC site on RestonWeb at http://rcc.restonweb.com/. In addition to the CenterStage performance schedule, the site provides a printable registration form, press releases about upcoming events at RCC, links to the Reston Multicultural Festival Web site and to RestonWeb, and directions to both RCC facilities. Visit RestonWeb at www.restonweb.com.

Reston Festival 2003 will take place July 12-13 at the Reston Town Center. Those interested in becoming a volunteer, sponsor, entertainer, food and craft vendor, call 703-435-7989 or visit www.restonfestival.com

Herndon High School classmates and teachers from the years 1920-1963 are invited to share their memories and bring a picnic lunch for a reunion event scheduled for Sunday, June 1 at noon at Algonkian Regional Park, Shelter #1, in Sterling. Name tags will be issued to help identify attendees. For more information, reply to Kay Farrar, 11718 Leesburg Pike, Herndon, VA 20170-2102; call 703-430-3975; or email Farrar at kayfar@bigplanet.com.

Three Wishes Program makes power wheelchairs available to senior citizens (65 years and up) and the permanently disabled with no cost to the recipient if they qualify. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk and cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair in their home, and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. No deposit is required. Call 800-451-0971 for more information.

Individuals age 50 and above looking for permanent employment are encouraged to call Senior Employment Resources at 703-750-1936, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., for an interview.

The Northern Virginia Family Service needs foster families for abused and neglected children. African-American families are particularly needed. Help is needed in both full-time and short-term programs. Training, support and financial compensation will be provided. For more information about the Northern Virginia Family Service, call 703-533-9727 or e-mail smcallister@nvfs.org.