Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Great Falls Senior Center Welcomes Back Don Hakenson

The Great Falls Senior Center (GFSC) event for Aug. 4 features Don Hakenson. His topic will be Mosby’s Raid into Fairfax Court House. Don Hakenson has spent countless years researching Civil War incidents and sites in Fairfax County, especially regarding the confederate guerilla chieftain Colonel John S. Mosby and his rangers. Hakenson is a past president of the Stuart-Mosby Historical Society , founder and member of the Board of Directors for the Franconia Museum and is a civil war advisor for the Mosby Foundation. Hakenson is a Washington, D.C. native who has lived most of his life in Fairfax County.

The Aug. 4 event will be held at The Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. The program runs 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and includes lunch. A modest contribution is appreciated. The event sponsor is the Rotary Club of Great Falls. The Rotary meets at the River Bend Country Club on Thursday morning for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Meetings are open to the public. For more information visit www.rotarygreatfalls.org. Reservations are a must. To reserve, email Polly Fitzgerald at pollyfitz1@verizon.net or call 703-759-4345.