Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Historic Vienna, Inc. to Hold Fall Membership Meeting

The Fall Membership meeting of Historic Vienna, Inc. will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Patriot Hall, American Legion Post 180, 330 Center Street, North. There will be a brief business meeting. Refreshments will be served.

The program, “Finding Treasures on your Bookshelves,” will be presented by Cameron Rittenhouse-Smith, an academic and antiquarian book dealer of Sequitur Books. Rittenhouse-Smith will discuss the business of rare books, his view on the evolving market, and what makes books valuable. He has been a rare book dealer for more than 15 years, and specializes in early printings, the history of science and medicine, American history and exploration.

For more information, visit www.historicviennainc.org, email historicviennava@gmail.com or call 703-938-5187.

Town of Vienna Recognizes Amateur Radio Week

At their regular meeting on Monday Sept. 17, the Vienna Town Council issued a proclamation recognizing the Vienna Wireless Society for celebrating 55 years of continuous service to Amateur Radio and Amateur Radio organizations in the U.S. Mayor Laurie DiRocco proclaimed the week of Oct. 8 – 14, 2018 as Amateur Radio Week in the Town of Vienna. Bill Mims, President of Vienna Wireless Society said, “The men and women of VWS are overjoyed with this unique recognition from our Town Leadership for both our club and our hobby.” Vienna Wireless Society will operate a special event station, W4V, during Amateur Radio Week at the historic Vienna Train Station and commemorate the celebration with a unique QSL card featuring the Town and club members.