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Centreville/Chantilly Roundups for the Week of May 27

Fairfax County Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing adult. Fifty-six-year-old In Hong Won walked away from his home in Centreville on May 20.

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Relay for Life: ‘These People Inspire You’

Chantilly Relay for Life is June 6.

The annual Relay for Life raises money for the American Cancer Society. And for Erin Hamm, of Centreville’s Manorgate community, it’s personal.

Centreville: Running for Cancer Research

Centreville women tackle Boston Marathon.

The 119th Boston Marathon may have been a month ago, but the glory has lasted and the endorphins are still pumping for two Centreville women who ran the 26.2-mile course. As part of the 26th Annual Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC), Lisa Kelly and Sarah Veley ran to raise money for the Dana Farber Cancer Research Center of Boston, Mass.

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SYA Cheer Teams Garner First Place in U.S. Finals

SYA Extreme's two competition cheer teams competed in U.S. Finals in Virginia Beach over Mother's Day weekend and both were awarded first place.

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Chantilly: Woman Wins Ted Britt Auto Group Giveaway

The Ted Britt Auto Group awarded $1,000 to Thelma Petraglia, the first winner of its monthly $1000 Test Drive Giveaway.

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Potomac: Foxes Make a New Home

A mother fox recently moved under our backyard deck to have her babies.

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Potomac: Working Together To Battle Homelessness

Three honored at coalition’s 25th anniversary gala.

The recent fundraising gala for Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless surpassed the organization’s goal.

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Potomac: Local Stage Comes Alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

Bravo Productions to present Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Bravo Productions, Theatre for Young Artists, will present the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, “The Sound of Music” on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7.

'Flourishing After 55' for the Week of June 1-6

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for June 1-6.

Celebrating Potomac Community Village

The nonprofit Potomac Community Village celebrated its birthday at a party on Thursday, May 21, with U.S. Rep. John Delaney as featured speaker.

Arlington: Goldstein Wins Nomination

While the rest of Arlington’s Democrats get ready for the June 9 Democratic primary, the race for the Democratic endorsement for school board drew to a close on May 16 when the Arlington County Democratic Committee endorsed Reid Goldstein.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington Walk for the Animals

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington held its 20th Annual Walk for the Animals and Pet Fest at Bluemont Park on May 9.

Letter: Putting an End to Slaughter of Horses

To the Editor

Whether in recreation, work, or war, horses have been a part of America’s culture for hundreds of years. After horses’ loyal service, sending them to slaughter is a betrayal to them and a dishonor to us.

Potomac: Jeff Goldberg Talks on the Power in Giving

Jeff Goldberg grew up in Potomac and is in charge of the Northern Virginia Bureau for ABC7/WJLA news and News Channel 8.

Letter: Protecting Our Waterways

To the Editor

Last Tuesday, a bill was passed that blocks the EPA’s Clean Water Rule. This leaves 2 million Virginians’ drinking water affected.

Letter: Displeased with the Headline

To the Editor

I was deeply displeased to read that your newspaper decided to use "The Importance of Including Everyone" as your headline for Tim Peterson's article about the Fairfax County School Board's vote on including gender identity to their nondiscrimination policy.

Arlington Photo: Summer Fun

A push of a silver button shoots streams of water high in the air, and a summer tradition began Memorial Day weekend at Lyon Village Park.

Commentary: Transit Means Business!

A couple of weeks ago I dropped off my Prius for service at a dealership near the Spring Hill Station on the Silver Line and caught the Metro for a one-stop trip to the Greensboro Station.

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Marymount Graduation: ‘Become Servant Leaders’

During Marymount University’s commencement exercises, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture Tony P. Hall encouraged Marymount University undergraduate degree candidates to “take the opportunity that is always around” to serve by “doing the thing that is in front of you,” as Mother Teresa advised him when he visited her in Calcutta. Todd Stottlemyer urged graduate degree recipients to “seek success with significance” as a servant leader, as his company chose to do when its employees were faced with the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Arlington: Gail Arnall To Leave OAR

Gail Arnall will resign as executive director of Offender Aid and Restoration, effective June 30.

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