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Week in Vienna

Community Meetings on Proposed Garage

The Town of Vienna will host two informational community meetings for a proposed municipal parking structure at 120 Church Street NW on Thursday, Sept.27, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. in Town Hall Council Chambers, 127 Center Street S. The meetings are free and open to anyone interested in learning more about this proposed project.

On Aug. 15 and 16, the town held three informational sessions on this topic and, based on comments and feedback, is holding these additional meetings in September to provide the public with updated information. New information to be discussed on Sept. 27 includes a depiction of an on-street loading/unloading zone in front of the proposed mixed-used development, additional parking spaces on the ground floor of the parking structure, sight line projections from Maple Avenue and a depiction of the most significant portion of the local environment in comparison to the proposed structures.

For more information on this project, visit HYPERLINK "http://www.viennava.gov/index.aspx?NID=959" www.viennava.gov/index.aspx?NID=959.

Deadline for Nominations for Leadership Awards

Leadership Fairfax (LFI) will present its annual Northern Virginia Leadership Awards at the NVLA Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at Westwood Country Club in Vienna, from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The NVLA Awards is the premier forum in Northern Virginia to celebrate leaders who make a difference in the community.

We invite you to participate by nominating an individual, non-profit, or corporation that exemplified community-wide leadership during the 2012 year. Nominations may be made via the Leadership Fairfax website at www.leadershipfairfax.org/nvla and are due by COB Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Details about each award are on the website.

Tickets: members, $60 and non-members, $75.

For questions contact Danielle Wallace at 703-752-7518.

For sponsorships and table sales information contact Jolie Smith, LFI '11 at 703-752-7553.

McLean AAUW to Host Open House

The McLean Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) invites all members and interested persons to an open house on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 2:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center (1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean). At the open house, you will be introduced to the Special Interest AAUW Groups: Around Town, Bridge, Current Events and Great Decisions Discussions, International Coffee and Cultural Exchange and Literature Groups. You will also learn about volunteer opportunities at the Pimmit Center, as well as working with middle and high school girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs, and AAUW Lobby Corps.

AAUW’s mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Recipients of the McLean Branch AAUW local scholarships attending George Mason University and Trinity College will tell you their stories. Contact Mary Ellen at 703-790-5550.

Business Bank Promotes Doug McAlpine

The Business Bank promoted Doug McAlpine to the position of senior vice president, commercial lending and business development. McAlpine will serve commercial clients in the McLean, Tysons and Vienna markets.

McAlpine joined the Bank in April 2012. He has an extensive banking career with an emphasis in financing residential and commercial construction projects as well as all types of commercial permanent loans.