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Volunteers Needed for Reston Relay Triathlon

This race is a USA Triathlon (USAT) certified race. The inaugural event will take place on June 22.

The purpose of the race is to introduce athletes to the sport of triathlon, without the daunting task of having to be proficient in each of the three disciplines.

It is also to encourage families, friends and co-workers to participate in an event that promotes a healthy lifestyle and camaraderie. To facilitate such a race, volunteers are an essential part. Whether you want to give back to the community or cheer on friends, volunteering is a great way to be involved. There are a number of positions that need to be filled to accommodate both the overall race and the actual participants. This is over and above the support of any specific team. Please review the list and then go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F45A9AD28A31-reston1. It is important that you do this before the race day.

Volunteers will receive a T-shirt, breakfast and participation in a feel good event.

Reston Hospital Center Awards Scholarships to High School Seniors

In a ceremony on Thursday, June 5, Reston Hospital Center awarded 17 Northern Virginia high school seniors with scholarships in recognition of their excellence in education and passion for pursuing a career in healthcare.

Each year the Medical Staff of Reston Hospital Center offers scholarships to students from local high schools and this year’s gifts totaled $16,000. Over the years, Reston Hospital Center has awarded more than $250,000 in academic scholarships to students in Northern Virginia.

The recipients of the Reston Hospital Center Medical Staff scholarships are:

Hana Burkly from Oakton High School

Megumi Chen from McLean High School

Melissa Cisneros and Elizabeth Kim from Herndon High School

Jason Cui from Langley High School

Stephanie Huard and Arnim Jain from South Lakes High School

Hajran and Khadeeja Inam from Park View High School

Nawah Karimi from James Madison High School

Jessica Lindsay from Potomac Falls High School

Amanda Nelson from Westfield High School

Ashley Nguyen from Chantilly High School

Elizabeth Richards from Centreville High School

Abhinav Seetharaman from Briar Woods High School

Amil Shekib from Broad Run High School

Temour Tokhi from Dominion High School

For more information about Reston Hospital Center visit restonhospital.com.

Shepherd’s Center Needs Volunteers

The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna has an urgent need for volunteer drivers to take area seniors to medical appointments and other activities. Opportunities to volunteer for other services are also available. Hours are flexible to fit your schedule. Visit www.scov.org or contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 703-281-5086 or email volunteer@scov.org