Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Herndon Rotary Seeks Nominations for Citizen of the Year

The Herndon Rotary Club is seeking nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year recognition.

Any individual or organization can submit a nomination for consideration. To nominate someone, you need to submit the individual’s name, address and phone number along with a letter detailing why you feel this individual is deserving of the award. Your letter should contain your name, address and a phone number. Multiple letters supporting a nomination are always appreciated.

Nominations should be sent to Herndon Rotary, P.O. Box 321, Herndon, VA 20172 and should be received no later than Jan. 16. Information can also be e-mailed to Pat Williams at Pat@GraceFulCare.com. Please contact Pat Williams at 703-582-9482 if you have any questions.

This community-wide award was initiated in 1963 to recognize those individuals who have contributed to improving the Greater Herndon area. Special attention will be given to contributions beyond the nominee’s regular employment.

Volunteers Needed for Food Packing Event

Assistance League of Northern Virginia invites community members to help pack food for the Weekend Food for Kids program which benefits 1500 schoolchildren who receive reduced-price meals during the week. The next food packing event is at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21 at Dominion Virginia Power, 3072 Centreville Road, in Herndon. Arrive at 9:30 a.m. if you would like to help with setup. Event contact: karenamster@aol.com.

Registration Open for Encore Chorale’s Winter/Spring Session

Registration is open for the Winter/Spring session of the Encore Chorale at locations in Northern Virginia and singers of all vocal experience, age 55+, are welcome to join.

Fifteen weekly rehearsals will begin the week of Monday, Jan. 11 at:

Encore Chorale of Reston – Rehearsals begin Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. at RCC Hunters Woods in Reston. Fee is $160 for Reston residents/$320 for non-residents for 15 weekly rehearsals, sheet music and performances. Registration is through Fairfax County/Reston Community Center.

Singers may be seated for rehearsals and performances. Singers will rehearse each week for 90 minutes in preparation for May performances.

Register at the first rehearsal or online at www.encorecreativity.org. Call 301-261-5747 for more information.