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Bulletin Board

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<b>Thursday/Aug. 12</b>

VTRCC Luncheon with Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling. 11:30 a.m. at The Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna. $40 members, $50 non-members. www.vtrcc.org.

Beulah Road Al-Anon Group. 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch Christian Church, 1860 Beulah Road, Vienna. Practicing the Twelve Steps, welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic. revku@cox.net.

<b>Friday/Aug. 13</b>

VolunteerFest Project Proposals Due. Volunteer Fairfax is now accepting project applications for this year’s VolunteerFest to be held Saturday, Oct. 23. To participate in this year’s event, qualifying projects must be within Fairfax County borders and require a minimum of five volunteers. www.volunteerfairfax.org, 703-246-3825 or ccoffey@volunteerfairfax.org.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 14</b>

T'ai Chi Beginners' Practice. 8 a.m. on the outdoor basketball court behind Dolley Madison Public Library at 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. 703-759-9141 or www.FreeTaiChi.org.

Brinker Toastmasters. 9:30 a.m. at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Meets second and fourth Saturday of the month. brinker.wordpress.com.

The Smart Split. 10 a.m. at the McLean Government Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Legal aspects to know about separation and divorce. $45 non-members, $35 members. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 17</b>

Jeff Barnett Town Hall Meeting. 7 p.m. at the Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike. The Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District will hold ten town hall meetings across the District throughout August and early September. The public is invited. http://jeffbarnettforcongress.com.

VTRCC Non-Profit Mixer. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard By Marriott Tysons Corner, 1960 A Chain Bridge Road, McLean. $15 members, $20 non-members. The Chamber Non-Profit Committee will showcase their organizations and give creative ways to find out more about each organization. vtrcc.org or 703-281-1333.

Getting a Head Start on the College Application Process. 7 p.m. at The Women's Center, 127 Park St. N.E., Vienna. $35 non-members, $25 members. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

The Woman's Club of McLean Kickoff Tea. 2:30 p.m. at 7106 Holyrood Drive. Preparation for the 44th annual Holiday Homes Tour in December. 703-556-0197.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 18</b>

The Advisory Board of the Northwest Center for Mental Health Services. 7-9 p.m. at Northwest Center for Community Mental Health, 1850 Cameron Glen, Reston. Volunteers are needed to serve and act as advocates for women's shelters, homeless shelters, etc. The Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Contact Cleveland at 703-435-0868 or leaderwilliams@gmx.com.

Oak Marr Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Oak Marr ReCenter, 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton. Local vendors and producers, and a Master Gardener Plant Clinic on site. 703-642-0128 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/wp-farm-mkt.htm.