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Town of Herndon Holiday Schedule

Town of Herndon government offices and services will be impacted by the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 27, as follows:

Town offices—closed Monday, May 27.

Refuse collection—refuse will not be collected. Refuse normally collected on Monday will be collected Tuesday, May 28.

Herndon Community Center: Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. No classes will be held.

Herndon Centennial Golf Course: Open 6 a.m.-dark.

Memorial Day observance: Chestnut Grove Cemetery, 10 a.m. Avenue of Flags, Herndon Naval Junior ROTC Color Guard. Guest speaker: Dr. Duane Young, Maj. US Army (Ret.). For more information, call 703-481-1200.

Delegate Rust Receives “A+” Rating

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce recognized Del. Tom Rust (R-86) at their annual Legislative Awards Recognition Dinner for his support on initiatives that have helped move Virginia forward. Rust received an “A+” rating for supporting pro-business legislation during the 2013 General Assembly session.

Delegate Rust said, “During the past several years, the General Assembly has focused on strengthening Virginia’s economy and creating jobs. Virginia’s unemployment is now at 5.3 percent, the lowest unemployment rate east of the Mississippi River, and this is a result of our efforts to increase job growth and promote Virginia businesses.”

Barry DuVal, president and CEO of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, said, “The Legislative Report Card allows us to recognize and honor legislators who uphold free market principles and support the interests of the business community.”

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is the commonwealth’s largest business advocacy organization with more than 13,000 members.

Self-defense Expert Trains Local Instructors

First Defense Krav Maga in Herndon will be hosting Israel’s Eyal Yanilov, the world's leading Krav Maga practitioner and instructor May 18 -29 for Krav Maga Global’s General Instructor Course.

First Defense Krav Maga is honored to not only host Eyal Yanilov a second time—the school hosted the U.S. Krav Maga Instructors Update training in November under Eyal’s direction—but also to have two other global experts conducting this intensive nine day training. Ilya Dunsky, Expert 4, and Ran Laskov, Expert 1, from Israel will also be training and advising students in this training opportunity at First Defense in Herndon. First Defense Krav Maga, which already has more KMG certified instructors than any other East Coast school, will have six students attending for certification as full or assistant instructors and a number of other students attending the Part 1 of the intensive three part course—more than any other school or state. 

For additional information or to register for an opportunity to train with the worlds leading Krav Maga instructor contact: First Defense Krav Maga, 291 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon, VA 20170, 703-835-9054; info@firstdefensemac.com; www.firstdefensemac.com.