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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.

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.

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.

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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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Arlington: ‘Oakgrove’ or ‘Oak Grove’

A small neighborhood park is rededicated.

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet” So it is with Arlington County’s park at North Quincy and 17th Streets.

Police: Attempted Robbery Results in Death

Herndon man, 24, killed in Reston; two charged in robbery.

Rashad Kejuan Daye, 24, of the Herndon area, was killed Sunday, May 17 during a robbery attempt, according to Fairfax County Police.

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