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Send community notes to the Connection at mclean/greatfalls@connectionnewspapers.com or 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean VA 22102. Call 703-917-6449 with questions.

In observance of National Business Women's Week in October, Business and Professional Women of Greater Fairfax will host a networking reception to recognize the efforts of workingwomen in the area and around the country. This is an opportunity to showcase a business or organization and learn about the BPW of Greater Fairfax Organization. The reception will be Monday, Oct. 8, 6:30-9 p.m., at Tysons Corner Embassy Suites, 8517 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Cost of the reception is $25 for members and $ 28 for non-members. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. For information and to make reservations, call Sandy Amato at 703-405-2631 or send e-mail to sandy@cookingwithsandy.net.

The Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program is sponsoring several waste collection and recycling events through the remainder of 2007. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/recycling for details.

Computer Recycling and Document Shredding, Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the McLean Governmental Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean.

Annual Community Recycling Roadshow, Saturday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Herndon High School, 700 Bennett St., Herndon.

The Great Falls Women’s Club will tour Dodona Manor, a National Historic Landmark and former home of General George C. Marshall, Thursday, Oct. 18. Following the tour, lunch will be served in Historic Leesburg. Carpools will leave Great Falls at 10 a.m. with the tour starting at 10:30 a.m. Contact Donna Neuland at neuland@cox.net or 703-759-6233.