Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Send notes to the Connection at south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 6

</b>Young Adult Survivorship Conference. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell St., Fairfax. With speaker Tamika Felder. A young adult panel with representatives from Life With Cancer, I’m Too Young For This, and Imerman Angels will discuss disclosure, dating and survivorship care plans. Register at 703-399-2940.

<b>Monday/Aug. 8

</b>Concussion Prevention Workshop. 1 p.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church. With former WWE wrestler Chris Nowinski, known in the wrestling world as “Chris Harvard,” co-founder of the Sports Legacy Institute. This free workshop is geared toward coaches, healthcare personnel, athletic trainers and parents, and will help participants gain information and learn skills in the detection, management and prevention of concussions. Register at www.surveymonkey.com/s/QT6SV53. 804-864-7738.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 13

</b>You and Your Money: Financial Literacy for Women. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Hosted by NoVA Coalition of Labor Union Women, this is the first in a series of free workshops on issues important to working women. Light refreshments served. 202-879-4490 or ccordovi@aft.org.

Journey through Grief Workshop. 2 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Road, Annandale. Registration required at 703-941-7000 or www.havenofnova.org.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 20

</b>National Alliance on Mental Illness Family Support Group Meeting. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library Conference Room B, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Family members, partners and friends of people with mental illness can share information, ideas and encouragement. No registration required. gaylej08@gmail.com.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 24

</b>Electoral Board General Meeting; Canvass and Provisional Ballot Meeting for Aug. 23 Primary. 9 a.m. Fairfax County Government Center, Room 315-C, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. 703-324-4735, TTY 711.

<b>Saturday/Sept. 10

</b>Disaster Response Volunteer Training. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Salvation Army Fairfax Corps, 4915 Ox Road, Fairfax. The Salvation Army seeks volunteers who will help serve during disaster situations. Contact Liz O'Dell, Donation and Volunteer Coordinator for The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command, 202-756-3906 or Liz_O'Dell@uss.salvationarmy.org.