Five hundred runners and dozens of sponsors rallied at sunrise on Sept. 10 to celebrate their commitment to neighbors in need. The 5K raised more than $30,000 for Food for Others, and invigorated community spirit in Tysons.
J. Knox Singleton, CEO of Inova Health System, will be recognized by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia for his history of leadership and stewardship, providing world-class healthcare to all members of the diverse Northern Virginia community, regardless of ability to pay with the 2016 Community Leadership Award.
County holds Hunter Mill Road Study Community Meeting.
On Sept. 15, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) held Community Meeting #5 to bring the public up to date and continue soliciting feedback on its studies to improve traffic flow along Hunter Mill Road, primarily north of Route 267.
Chantilly Homecoming Court: (Back row, from left) Zach Cummins, TJ Walter, Ken Roberts, Karim Shoorbajee, (middle row, from left) Caroline Barnes, Siobhan Reardon, Jill Cymerman, Alexis Weeren, (front row, from left) Colton Anderson, Lindsay Barnes, Claire Jones, Pierre Johnson, and Kate Wozniak.
Dulles Day began with a “Run on the Runway” at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. About 2,500 runners gathered behind the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center. The course took runners onto Dulles Runway 1-Right and past a widebody United Airlines aircraft.
The Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull at Washington Dulles International Airport attracted thousands of visitors for the airport’s annual free open house on Saturday, Sept. 17. This year’s event featured nearly 100 teams pulling two jet aircraft in a competition to support Special Olympics Virginia that originated at Dulles more than 20 years ago.
MACS Retail LLC wants three more service pumps and a 3,520-square-foot quick service food store added to the Sully Shopping Center gas station at 5135 Westfields Boulevard in Centreville.
Fundraiser to benefit Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse.
Have a friend or family member who cancels and changes plans often, has unexplained injuries, apologizes and makes excuses for her or his partner’s behavior, is excessive in calling and texting their partner or has sudden changes in mood or personality? Perhaps the friend is overly anxious, guilty, defensive, depressed and feeling helpless and hopeless. Perhaps she or he is intentionally seeking isolation from friends, family or activities.
The Potomac office of Weichert, Realtors was recognized for exceptional industry success in August.
On Oct. 2, Ride On will implement new service between Tobytown Drive in Potomac and Rockville Metro Station via Shady Grove Hospital. Major roads served will include Travilah Road, Wootton Parkway, Falls Road and Great Falls Road. The new route is called Route 301.
Backyard tour offers suggestions.
Linda Rieger of River Falls Drive gave a tour of her conservation garden on Monday, Sept. 12. Run-off difficulties were solved with terracing, rocks, grasses, ground cover and ferns.
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church members gather to bake.
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church is holding its 33rd annual Middle Eastern Bazaar Sept. 23-25. Hours are Friday 4-9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 12-7 p.m. Traditional music and dance will be performed Friday and Saturday night. There is free parking and admission.
Personal trainer analyzes people’s behavior.
It is mid-morning, and Mustafa Nazary sits on his living room couch. He had started the day at 6 a.m. with his first appointment at Ultimate Results, his fitness center in Georgetown, where he is a personal trainer. His 5-year-old son Idris, joins him on the couch. “He is hip-to-hip with me.”
High School student Markarius Nealis makes a book selection on his first visit to the Woman's Club of Arlington's new "Little Library" at 700 S. Buchanan St.
Matt Fradd, author and founder of “The Porn Effect,” discussed “Porn: 7 Myths Exposed” to teens and parents at the Bishop O’Connell High School on Sept. 9.