Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls


U.S. Rep Barbara Comstock (R-10)

Comstock to Speak at Brightview Great Falls

Brightview Great Falls is hosting a special Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 3:30 p.m. During the presentation, Congresswoman Comstock will provide information about the services and resources available to constituents through her office, as well as Social Security benefits, Medicare and other platforms that are important to seniors. A question and answer session will follow.

To RSVP for the Town Hall or for more information about Brightview Great Falls, contact Carolyn Pennington at 703-759-2513. Brightview Great Falls is located at 10200 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls.

The Arts of Great Falls School to Host Student Art Show

The community is invited to the Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for the Annual Student Art Show. See and appreciate the talents of The Arts of Great Falls School students as they exhibit still life, landscapes, portraiture, drawings, and mixed media art. The Opening Reception is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16. You can view the exhibit, meet the student artists and enjoy refreshments. Award Ceremony for Youth and Adults at 7:30 p.m. Other open hours for exhibit viewing are during Artists' Atelier Open hours: Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Jan. 30. The Arts of Great Falls Gallery is at 756 Walker Road in Great Falls Village Centre. Details at www.greatfallsart.org

Jewel Scholarship Deadline Feb. 18

The Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc., (JGH) invites applicants for its 36th Annual Jewel Scholarship award. The $1,500 scholarship is awarded to 10 local students aspiring to pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university. The scholarship assists with tuition and other educational expenses.

For over 36 years, JGH has recognized and awarded certificates of achievement and scholarships to high achieving, socially and/or economically disadvantaged students during its annual awards program in June. Applications for the Jewel Scholarship are being accepted from Jan. 4 through Feb. 18. For details and the application, please visit www.JGHFDN.org.