Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Candidates Meet McLean Residents

The public is invited to meet and question the U.S. 8th and 10th Congressional District candidates on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the McLean Community Center.

After opening statements, the candidates will respond to questions submitted in writing and also to questions asked by those attending this “Meet and Greet” event.

The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women along with the League of Women Voters is hosting the event. Invitations have been sent to all the candidates in the 8th and 10th districts. The Coalition of American Pacific Asians of Northern Virginia, AARP and the McLean Citizens Association are also hosting the evening. For more information contact maryloumelley@gmail.com .

Accepting Proposals

The McLean Community Foundation is accepting proposals for its current grants cycle until Oct. 1. Applications can be found on the MCF’s website at mcleancommunityfoundation.org.

In 2013-2014 the foundation funded projects as diverse as Share, Inc, a monument to honor victims of the Global War on Terrorism for American Legion Post 270, to training materials to Insight Memory Inc. and Capitol Caring for an advanced technology bed. Total grants in 2013 totaled $54,954.

The McLean Community Foundation (MCF) is a non-profit formed in 1980 by the McLean Citizens Association to meet the philanthropic needs of a growing McLean community. The focus is entirely and specifically on the McLean community and was established solely as a charitable foundation to benefit the residents of the McLean Planning District of Fairfax County.

For questions, feel free to contact Joann Berkson at 703-848-9780.

Fundraiser to Support Chesterbrook PTA

A dinner fundraiser will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pulcinella Italian Host in McLean to support The Chesterbrook Elementary School PTA. Approximately 70 percent of the proceeds from food and drink will go to the PTA, as long as the diner brings the flyer for the event. Contact HBC Realty Group at 703-734-0192 or visit www.HBCRealtyGroup.com to receive a flyer.

The Chesterbrook Elementary School PTA is a dedicated cooperative of parents and teachers working together to support its children, its school, and its community.

Sponsors of the event are: Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy with the HBC Realty Group of Keller Williams Realty, The Simmons Team of George Mason Mortgage LLC, Betty Sparkman and Chris Lara of Reveal Remodel, Kevin Dougherty of Pillar to Post Home Inspections, Marcus Simon with EKKO Title, and Moe Jebali of Pulcinella Italian Host.