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Week in Great Falls

Great Falls Memory Café Meets on Oct. 17

The Great Falls Memory Cafe will meet Thursday, Oct. 17, from 2-4 p.m. at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church in Vienna. The memory cafe is a casual social meeting venue for those with progressive memory or cognitive impairment and their caregivers. Call Carol Blackwell 571-236-6933 for more details.

Senior Center Focuses on Family History

The Great Falls Senior Center (GFSC) presents “Finding Your Family History and Not Forgetting It” at its November event. Guest speaker will be Linda MacLachlan, past president of the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society, a retired lawyer and administrative law judge. She has been writing and speaking on genealogy for more than 20 years. Virtually every Friday for the past 10 years, MacLachlan has assisted individuals with their genealogical research at the McLean Family History Center.

Following the guest speaker, GFSC’s Nominations Committee will present the slate of nominees for the first election of its Board of Directors. The actual election will be held in December. Only GFSC members may serve on the board.

The Nov. 5 event will be at the Dranesville Church of the Brethren at 11500 Leesburg Pike. The program runs 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and includes lunch. A modest contribution is appreciated.

Event sponsor for November is Seneca Animal Hospital, Resort & Spa, 11415 Georgetown Pike. Food sponsor is Great Falls Assisted Living, 1121 Reston Avenue.

To reserve, e-mail Joyce Trickett at joygoodshepherd@verizon.net or call 703-887-5772. Guests who require transportation to attend, call Gene or Maddie McCabe at 703-438-0810.

Great Falls Floors, Inc. Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Sha Chitsaz, general manager of Great Falls Floors, Inc., has announced their 15th anniversary of serving clients in Great Falls, McLean and Reston.

Great Falls Floors specializes in upscale wall-to-wall carpet, custom area rugs, custom border rugs, custom stair and hallway runners, and all types of hardwood floors. These products are displayed in their showroom, which is centrally located to serve their customers in the Great Falls, McLean and Reston areas.

An invitation is extended to the community to visit the Great Falls Floors showroom to view their new product lines and assist with interior design decisions.

For more information, call 703-759-9200 or visit the showroom at 1025-K Seneca Road, Seneca Square (next to Calico Corners), Great Falls. Store hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.