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MCC Board to Meet Feb. 27

The Governing Board of the McLean Community Center will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27. All Governing Board meetings are open to the public. The center is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean.

At its January meeting, the Governing Board deferred action on the Downtown Committee Report (dated Dec. 12, 2012), and the Capital Facilities Committee Summary Report on Ingleside Renovations at the request of Supervisor John Foust. The board will include the reports on the agenda of its February meeting.

Tax district residents (1A-Dranesville) who wish to speak during the “Citizen Comment” portion of the meeting are asked to call the center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711 to be placed on the agenda.

To view the reports, board meeting agendas and minutes or for more information, visit the center’s website, www.mcleancenter.org.

Sheriff's Office Announces Scholarship Opportunity

If you are currently enrolled in a Virginia college or university and are pursuing a degree in the field of criminal justice then you are eligible to apply for a college scholarship from the Virginia Sheriff's Institute (VSI) Scholarship program. Scholarships are available to both full and part-time students.

As part of the application process, Fairfax County Sheriff Stan Berry must submit a letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant. A letter can be obtained by contacting Lieutenant Steve Elbert at shf-pio@fairfaxcounty.gov or by calling 703-246-3250.

Founded in 1981, the Virginia Sheriff's Institute is a non-profit professional and educational organization. In May 2012, the VSI Scholarship Committee awarded 63 scholarships for a total of more than $30,000. There are $500 scholarships available for full-time students and $250 scholarships available for part-time students. The number and amount of scholarships awarded each year varies depending on the number of eligible students and the amount of money that is raised.

For more information on the VSI Scholarship Program or to download an application, visit vasheriffsinstitute.org/scholarship/.