Send notes to the Connection at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-917-6459. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.
</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 email@example.com.
</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>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>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.
</b>City of Fairfax Democratic Committee Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, 6:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-385-8500 or www.FairfaxDems.com.