Send announcements, which are open to the public at no or minimal cost, to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call Jennifer Lesinski at 703-917-6454. For additional listings, visit www.connectionnewspapers.com.
An independent nonprofit organization, Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) recruits and trains volunteers to investigate a child’s situation and to advocate for the best interests of the child in court. If seeking a volunteer role attend Fairfax CASA’s upcoming information session at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Saturday, July 12, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. For reservations contact Elisa Kosarin, recruitment and training manager at 703-273-3526, Ext. 22, email@example.com or visit www.casafairfax.org.
Teen Reading Buddy Volunteers at Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Share your love by reading picture books to young children, ages 3-5. Stop by the Information desk for more details and an application form. Recommended for ages 12-18. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors encourages residents to become actively involved in their county government. There are currently vacancies for representatives from all of Loudoun County’s election districts on the county and regional advisory boards, commissions and committees. For information about specific vacancies, contact Cindy Atkins, County Administration, 703-771-5034, or by e-mail at Cindy.Atkins@loudoun.gov.
Information about each board, committee and commission is available on the Loudoun County Government Web site at www.loudoun.gov/advisory.
The Heritage Farm Museum located in Claude Moore Park in Sterling seeks volunteers to serve as program assistants and instructors programs in their new interactive exhibit hall. Ask about internships for college and graduate school students; paid positions also available for qualified applicants. Call curator Katie Jones at 571-258-3800.
Reading Buddies Volunteers. Teens, Ashburn Library is looking for volunteers to read books to young children, ages 3-5. Come by the Information desk for an application form and more details. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.
Loudoun Volunteer Services is seeking volunteers to assist in emergencies. In the event of an emergency, Loudoun Volunteer Services is prepared to assist the Loudoun County Office of Emergency Management by coordinating volunteers. These are volunteers who are not currently affiliated with an organization and who are willing to assist with the emergency. Training will be conducted in February. To register, visit www.loudoun.gov/volunteer and click on "Volunteer Reception Center Support Team." Contact Lisa Rose, volunteer coordinator, at 703-737-8424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.