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<b>Thursday/April 23

</b>Legislative Update Breakfast. 7:30-9:15 a.m., at Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. The Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce welcomes Sen. Chap Peterson (D-34) and Del. David Bulova (D-37). They will be reviewing what bills were passed this past session and how they impact the area. Cost is $25 per person and reservations are required in advance. www.cfcc.org.

Town Hall for Hope. Join Dave Ramsey, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and New York Times best-selling author, for a nationwide town hall meeting and discover what’s happening with the economy. The meeting, titled Town Hall for Hope, will take place at 8 p.m. Throughout the meeting, Ramsey will be taking questions live from viewers by phone, e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and more. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road in Fairfax will serve as a host location for the broadcast. The meeting is free and all are invited to attend. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and all are encouraged to be seated by 7:50 p.m. Visit www.lordoflifelutheran.com for more information and directions.

<b>Saturday/April 25

</b>How To Minimize Your Risk for Identity Theft. 12 p.m., at Greater Little Zion Baptist Church, 10185 Zion Drive, Fairfax. Vee Johnson is an investigator and Community Outreach Liaison for the Consumer Affairs Branch of the Fairfax County Department of Cable Communications and Consumer Protection. She is tasked with keeping consumers aware of evolving issues, such as identity theft. She will provide tips that will help reduce the risk of becoming a victim of identity theft and resource information for victims of identity theft. For more, call 703-764-9111 or e-mail education@glzbc.org.

<b>Monday/April 27

</b>Boundary Meeting. 7 p.m., at Falls Church High School, 7521 Jaguar Trail in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County. Fairfax County Public Schools hosts an information meeting for parents, residents and property owners as part of the School Board’s study of attendance areas designed to provide relief to Annandale High School and Poe Middle School, both of which are overcrowded. Questions may be submitted in advance via e-mail to boundaries@fcps.edu.There will also be an opportunity to ask questions at these information meetings. 
Additional information about the boundary studies can be found at http://www.fcps.edu/fts/planning/index.htm.

<b>Tuesday/April 28

</b>Boundary Meeting. 7 p.m., at Annandale High School, 4700 Medford Drive in Annandale. Fairfax County Public Schools hosts an information meeting for parents, residents and property owners as part of the School Board’s study of attendance areas designed to provide relief to Annandale High School and Poe Middle School, both of which are overcrowded. Questions may be submitted in advance via e-mail to boundaries@fcps.edu.There will also be an opportunity to ask questions at these information meetings. 
Additional information about the boundary studies can be found at http://www.fcps.edu/fts/planning/index.htm.

<b>Wednesday/April 29

</b>Boundary Meeting. 7 p.m., at Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road in Burke. Fairfax County Public Schools hosts an information meeting for parents, residents and property owners as part of the School Board’s study of attendance areas designed to provide relief to Annandale High School and Poe Middle School, both of which are overcrowded. Questions may be submitted in advance via e-mail to boundaries@fcps.edu.There will also be an opportunity to ask questions at these information meetings. 
Additional information about the boundary studies can be found at http://www.fcps.edu/fts/planning/index.htm.

<b>Saturday/May 2

</b>Community Shredding Event. 8 a.m.-12 p.m., in the Greater Little Zion Baptist Church parking Lot, 10185 Zion Drive, Fairfax. Shred-It’s mobile shredding truck and employees will be on site to SHRED your sensitive documents. The charge is only $10 for a typical size office storage box of household and business records. No limit. Tax-deductible receipts provided. All proceeds will benefit the: GLZBC Scholarship Fund. For more, call 703-764-9111 or e-mail education@glzbc.org.

<b>Sunday/May 3

</b>The Ostomy Support Group of Northern Virginia LLC’s monthly support group meets 1:30-3:30 p.m., at Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Fairfax, Physicians Conference Center. Free. Annual Ostomy Products & Services Fair Featuring ConvaTec, Hollister, Coloplast, Edgepark, many more; OSGNV is eco-conscious. Goodie bags are eco-friendly reusable. For more information call OSGNV at 703-802-3457 or www.ostomysupportofnova.org.

<b>Tuesday/May 5

</b>Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County, presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Business Assistance and the U.S. Small Business Administration. 8 p.m. at FCEDA headquarters, 8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 450, Vienna. An overview of start-up basics such as county licenses and permits, state workforce service and training programs and federal financing and certification resources. Register at www.FairfaxCountyEDA.org/sb_seminar.htm.

<b>Wednesday/May 6

</b>Join the Volunteer Mobilization Leadership Team. 6-9 p.m., 10503 Page Ave., Fairfax. Volunteer Fairfax is seeking community leaders to help coordinate spontaneous volunteers. These leaders comprise the Volunteer Mobilization Leadership Team, a group of people who assist in an emergency by organizing and deploying volunteers to local agencies and by assisting affected residents by answering the Fairfax County’s emergency hotline. Those interested must attend a training meeting in order to be eligible to assist during a disaster.