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MCC Governing Board. 7:30 p.m., McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The 2008-2009 Governing Board of the McLean Community Center will hold its last meeting. Immediately after the outgoing board adjourns, the incoming 2009-2010 board will convene and elect officers for the coming year. Those who wish to speak during "Citizen Comment" at the beginning of the meetings are asked to call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, to be placed on the agenda.
Doing Business with the U.S. Postal Service. 8 a.m.-4p.m., Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. David Hendel and Stephen Hurlbut , both former attorneys for the U.S. Postal Service in the Office of Contracts and Property Law, will discuss up-to-date financial data on the USPS revenue, expenses, and cost-cutting efforts, how to prepare, present, and resolve requests for equitable adjustment and claims for additional costs and more. To register, visit www.akerman.com/events.
Invasive Plant Removal Workday. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9610 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Help save the woods by volunteering to remove invasive plants that threaten trees and wildlife habitat at Nottoway Park. Students and scouts are eligible to earn community service hours. Call 703-324-8681 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Yard Sale. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 270, 135 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Shop for household items, jewelry, small appliances, children’s toys, CDs, DVDs, tools, decorative items, art work, small furniture, books and more. Call 703-893-4588.
AAUW Used Book Collection. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun Trust Bank, 515 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. The McLean branch of the American Association of University Women will collect used books in preparation for the 40th AAUW Used Book Sale Sept. 11-13. Gently used books, CD's tapes and software are accepted. Children's books are needed; no records or textbooks are accepted. Call 202-337-2294 or visit www.mcleanaauw.org.
Public hearing on FY 2010 Tax Rate. Vienna Town Hall, 127 Center St. S., Vienna. The Vienna Town Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed Town real estate tax rate for fiscal year 2009-2010. The FY 2009-10 budget is based on a real estate tax rate of 23.31¢ per $100 of assessed valuation, which represents an increase of 2.40¢ from the FY 2008-09 tax rate. Call 703-255-6350.
Writing a Winning Resume. 7-9 p.m., The Women’s Center, 127 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Shannon K. Nieves, M.Ed., Women's Center Career Counselor, will teach you how to create a resume that stands out from the others. $45/person; $35/Center Circle Donors. Go to www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.
Courageous Conversations. 7-9 p.m., The Women’s Center, 127 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Margie Warrell, Executive Coach and author, will teach practical tools and strategies to help you maximize your influence, handle 'sensitive' issues and manage confrontation. $45/person; $35/Center Circle Donors. Go to www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.
Finding the Right Divorce Attorney. 7-9 p.m., The Women’s Center, 127 Park St. N.E., Vienna. David L. Duff and Alanna C. E. Williams of the Duff Law Firm will teach you how to find, select and interview a divorce attorney. $45/person; $35/Center Circle Donors. Go to www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.