Learn about Fairfax County’s Public Safety

Learn about Fairfax County’s Public Safety

Learn about Fairfax County’s Public Safety

Fairfax County’s Deputy County Executive of Safety and Security, Tom Arnold, will provide a detailed discussion on the missions and responsibilities of the county’s public-safety agencies and their community connectivity. He’ll do so via a webinar presented by the county’s Communities of Trust, this Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 7-8:30 p.m. Register in advance at http://bit.ly/ffxcopublicsafety23.

Veterans Day Ceremony in Fairfax

Fairfax City’s annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held next Friday, Nov. 10, at 10:30 a.m., inside American Legion Post 177. It’s at 3939 Oak St. in Fairfax, and VFW Post 8469 will be participating, as well. All are welcome to attend.

Help Stock Britepaths’ Emergency Pantry

Britepaths’ emergency pantry has an urgent need for several items to help local families in crisis. The greatest needs currently are laundry detergent, toilet paper, dish soap, household cleaning spray, shampoo/conditioner, deodorant and toothbrushes.

Donations may be brought to Britepaths’ office at 3959 Pender Drive, Suite 200, in Fairfax, Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Please call 703-273-8829 or email info@britepaths.org in advance to let them know when to expect the drop-off. Items may also be ordered via the nonprofit’s Amazon Wish List at https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/30LSP2LLWHRPV.

In addition, Britepaths also needs volunteers to help with its pantry inventory on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at its office. Some heavy lifting is required. Teens are welcome, but those under 14 must volunteer with an adult. Register at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0C4AA4AC2EAB9-food12#/.

Fairfax City Installs Capital Bikeshare Stations 

Fairfax City is installing 10 new, Capital Bikeshare stations to connect George Mason University to Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax Circle and the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metrorail station. Station locations were mainly selected based on their connectivity to activity centers, trails and transit.

For a limited time, new members may save $20 on an annual membership by using promo code COFFXTAKE20 when signing up in the app. For more information about the City’s bikeshare program, call 703-385-7810 or email transportation@fairfaxva.gov. To see a street list of the stations, plus a map showing where each one is, go to fairfaxva.gov/bikeshare.