To honor his grandson Patrick, Stan Corey donated the lift that the Great Falls therapeutic riding program, Lift Me Up, will use to lift wounded warriors and heavier riders with disabilities safely onto horses.
Buy fresh fruits and veggies from local vendors this summer.
Your guide to all the farmers markets in the Northern Virginia area.
How one senior in Arlington spends his “retirement.”
Paul Dietz wears a quilted vest over a well worn plaid flannel shirt.A badge about scouting is on his sleeve. His uniform of baseball cap, work shoes, and pockets full of tools is topped off by a full white beard and the twinkly eyes to go with it.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, for May 4-9.
Springfield Community Day brings together health and fun.
Northern Virginia Community College students got a chance to showcase their knowledge about health and fitness during Springfield Community Day held at the NVCC Medical Campus on Saturday, April 18. Sarah Young and her classmates Trista Johnson and Andrea Diaz, dispensed information about the importance of dental hygiene and urged everyone to visit the dentist every six months. “Toothbrushing can’t reach everywhere. A lot of dental issues you don’t feel or you don’t have pain until it’s too late and you lose that tooth,” said Young.
Laugh, dance and sweat—yoga combines it all.
The door opens and a crowd streams out the door clutching mats as Pilates Boot Camp is over. Smiles line the lobby waiting to sign in for the next class. Katie walks to the desk and stops to say hello. Paige Lichens, yoga instructor at Mind the Mat in Del Rey says, "Her husband just started."
Fairfax County police arrested a 17-year-old boy last week on charges including auto theft.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, for April 27- May 2.
“This is going pretty deep for me,” said Lewis Walls. “But it’s going to bring me a lot of closure too.” Walls, a veteran stationed at Fort Belvoir, stood behind a spotlit music stand in front of an audience that filled the Vulcan Gallery of the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton.
Dr. William Lloyd Glover, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. was awarded the George Washington University Distinguished Alumni Award for Urology on March 14, 2015 at the meeting of the Harry C. Miller Society of GWU urologists.
To honor the guide dogs, detection dogs, search and rescue dogs, therapy dogs and animals assisting people with disabilities
I don’t know which is worse: the extra-special, extra-expensive, dental cleaning (the kind that requires Novocain and involves the actual dentist, not merely the hygienist) that I have scheduled for April 8th – or my next hopefully-not-do-or-die CT Scan, moved up a month from my usual three-month interval because of a suspicious formation seen on my most recent scan back in mid-February.
On March 22, 229 participants were off and running in the Town of Herndon’s inaugural “Ice Breaker Family Fun Run.”
Weekly happenings in Great Falls.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, for April 20-25.
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