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Clubs & Organizations

American Legion

P.O. Box 5118, Herndon, VA 20172. 280 members.

Commander: John Rogoski.

Phone: 703-437-5217, call Jack D. Hickson for more information.

Web site: www.osint.org/legion.

Friends of the Reston Community Center

This group raises seed money for projects and equipment not in the current budgets and provides volunteer support for community center activities.

Phone: 703-476-4500.

Friends of the Reston Library

Provides volunteer services and sponsors a semiannual book sale in May and October. The group also has a book club. Phone: 703-689-2700.

Web site: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/friends/rr/rrfriends.htm.

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce

1763 Fountain Drive, Reston. President: Tracey M. White.

Phone: 703-707-9045.

Web site: www.restonchamber.org.

Greater Reston Newcomers and Neighbors Club

Chris Warren, president; Pat Harrison, membership chair. Founded 1969. Members receive a monthly newsletter of activities and are invited to attend social meetings in September and June to meet other members.

Phone: 703-467-0282.

Website: www.member.cox.net/fhopwood/GRNNC.

Herndon/Dulles Chamber of Commerce

730 Elden St., (mailing address) P.O. Box 327, Herndon, VA 20172 President: Eileen Curtis. Chairman: Scott Gessay

Phone: 703-437-5556. Fax: 703-787-8859.

e-mail: info@herndondulleschamber.org.

Web site: www.herndondulleschamber.org.

Herndon Moose Lodge 2274

Phone: 703-437-8075, Dennis Shea.

In Loving Memory (Reston chapter)

1416 Green Run Lane, Reston. A self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents who have no surviving children.

Fax: 703-435-3111.

Web site: www.inlovingmemoryonline.org.

Knights of Columbus Council 6175, Reston/Herndon

P.O. Box 91, Sterling, VA 20167. Grand Knight: Tom Whipple.

Phone: 703-430-6789.

Web site: www.goodsams.org.

League of Women Voters, Fairfax Area

A nonpartisan, issues-oriented organization that keeps citizens informed about political matters and lobbies at the national, state and local levels.

Phone: 703-658-9150.

LINK, Incorporated

P.O. Box 443, Sterling, VA 20167-0443.

LINK (area churches)

Nonprofit organization donating furniture, food and clothes.

Phone: 703-437-1776.

LINK (Reston transportation agency)

1760 Reston Parkway, Suite 513

Phone: 703-435-LINK.

Web site: www.linkinfo.org.

Lions Club of Reston

25 members. President: Bob Meissner.

Phone: 703-860-3321, contact Chet Harker for more information.

Masonic Lodge 264

Corner of Grace and Elden streets, Herndon. Master of Lodge: William Renager. Meetings are first and third Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m.

Phone: 703-430-6557, ask for Walter Harrison for more information.

Optimist Club of Reston

60 members.

Phone: 703-471-6788, call Alvarez LeCesne for more information.

Web site: www.restonoptimist.org.

Parents Without Partners Inc.

Fairfax Chapter 715. Holds many social, family-oriented events, such as dances, picnics, workshops, moderated discussions and museum trips for single parents and their children.

Phone: 703-406-3750.

Web site: www.pwp715.org.

Reston/Herndon Branch of the American Association of University Women

The AAUW meets the third Thursday of every month at Lake Anne Community Center at 7 p.m. Programs include speakers that deal with women's issues. The new season of programs will begin in September 2004 will run through June 2005. Interest groups include book discussions, fourth Thursday of each month; gourmet group, four times a year; and tutor mentoring at Forest Edge Elementary School, Tuesdays at 3:15 p.m.

Call Judy Helmich: 703-758-0361 or Suzanne Cook: 703-860-4303.

Web page: www.aauwofva.org/branches/reston.htm.

Reston Chess & Go Club

Reston Community Center.

Phone: 703-476-4500.

Reston Garden Club

Encourages interest in home gardening, civic beauty, conservation of native plants and horticulture. Sponsors community projects, including the planting of wildflowers in highway medians and the Reston Association's day-camp program.

Contact: Ellen Douglas.

Phone: 703-716-0623.

Reston/Herndon Senior Center

1850 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston. Operating Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Phone: 703-481-4200.

Web site: www.fairfaxco.gov/rec.

Reston Interfaith

11484 Washington Plaza W., Suite 100. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Phone: 703-787-3100.

Web site: www.restonweb.com/interfaith.

Rotary Club of Reston

P.O. Box 2874, Reston, Va. 20190.

Web site: www.restonrotary.org.

Reston Homegrown Farmer's Market

Vendors meet in the parking lot at Lake Anne Center every Saturday from mid-May until the first Saturday in November. Twenty vendors sell items such as fruits, vegetables, honey, flowers, plants and baked goods from 8 a.m.-noon.

Phone: 703-318-9628, call John Lovaas.

Salvation Army

4915 Ox Road, Fairfax. Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Phone: 703-385-8700.

Equality Fairfax

P.O. Box 1223, Vienna, VA 22183. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community & Advocacy. Equality Fairfax offers a wide variety of regular social activities, volunteer opportunities and issues education in Fairfax County. Pick and choose the activities of interest including social, volunteer, civic or issues advocacy.

Phone: 703-255-1552.

E-mail: info@EqualityFairfax.org.

Web site: www.EqualityFairfax.org.

Fairfax Audubon Society of Northern Virginia

Carol Hadlock, Education Committee chair and member. Organization conserves natural ecosystems through education, advocacy and science-based conservation programs.

Phone: 703-256-6895.

Web site: www.fairfaxaudubon.org.