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Week in Great Falls

Cox, Fairfax to Honor African American Women

Cox Communications, in partnership with Fairfax County, invites the public to attend a free program honoring African American women in celebration of Black History Month. The program will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, in the Fairfax County Government Center Auditorium. A free reception will be available starting at 6 p.m.

The program will include a performance by actress Jenelle Randall, who will interpret the story of music legend Nancy Wilson as part of the county’s month-long tribute to African American women in history.

Schedule:

6-7 p.m. - Reception (appetizers and light refreshments);

7 p.m. - Welcoming remarks by Vonya Alleyne, Director of Human Resources, Cox Virginia; Keynote speeches by Sharon Bulova, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors; and Cathy Hudgins, Hunter Mill District Supervisor; Choir songs; Step team presentation; Dance performances; Performance by actress Jenelle Randall.

Military Appreciation Monday at The Old Brogue

Military Appreciation Monday will be held on Feb. 27

at The Old Brogue in Great Falls in support of the Neighbors Foundation. Bob Nelson of Keller Williams Realty and his co-sponsors will each donate a 10 percent match of whatever is spent on dinner. In November, 220 percent of the receipts were donated to the group Stop Soldier Suicide.

Co-Sponsors generally have been matching 10 percent of all receipts for the evening. Last month’s co-sponsors each donated $175.

make reservations by calling The Old Brogue at 703-759-3309.

Free Real Estate Seminar Series

The Lyons & McGuire Team of Keller Williams Realty will be offering a free Real Estate Seminar Series the last Sunday of February, March & April from 1-4 p.m. The topic for Feb. 26: "What Every Buyer Needs To Know." This is an opportunity to get tips from a Buyer’s Agent, Lender, Home Inspector, and Settlement Company. RSVP to lyonsmcguire@TeamGreatFalls.com. Future Seminar topics will include 55+ Communities and Downsizing Lifestyle, and New Homes & Custom Building. This is a no obligation community service. Seminar location 774-A Walker Rd., Great Falls (next to Adeler Jewelers).