Chamber to honor first responders; Weissman posthumously receives Gold Medal.
The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce will recognize 21 first responders from the Alexandria Police Department, Fire Department and Office of the Sheriff at the 27th Annual Valor Awards to be held June 13 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Acting garners recogntion
Area schools brought home a variety of awards from the 14th annual Cappies Gala, Sunday night, June 9, at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. West Potomac high School won two Cappies
A 200-person event, organized by the community organzation VOICE, brought together Route 1/Mount Vernon/Lee area youth, parents, and faith leaders to celebrate progress to improve youth recreation facilities and programming in the area on Monday evening, June 10, at West Potomac High School.
Remembrance Cabaret for Reema The annual Remembrance Cabaret for Westfield High grad and Virginia Tech victim Reema Samaha will be held this Saturday, June 15, at 7 p.m. at Westfield High. (It actually begins at 6 p.m. with a silent auction and bake sale that continue during intermission).
Props and special effects recognized
Area schools garnered a variety of awards at the 14th annual Cappies Gala, Sunday night, June 9, at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Bishop Ireton High School won two Cappies.
Robert "Bob" C. Russell, born June 6, 1929 in Elkins, W. Va. died Sunday, June 2 in Elkins. He resided in Fairfax City for over 40 years and actively contributed to the Fairfax community for over 55 years. Russell graduated from Elkins High School where he was active in both choral and instrumental music and was recognized for his musical abilities.
Father's Day photo with seven month-old Brian Maloney with his father Dr. Mike Maloney on their first Christmas together.
Sunrise Senior Living’s Director of Sales Valerie Parker, and Sales Assistant Shelley Jennings are always pleased to show off the facility at Fair Oaks on Joseph Siewick Drive in Fairfax.
Team Green Beret Foundation set to raise funds for wounded or ill Army Special Forces Warriors.
Setting off from Oceanside, Calif. on Saturday, June 15, three Burke residents and one Clifton man will take part in the world’s toughest bicycle race in the hope of raising awareness and much needed funds for the Green Beret Foundation. With the finish line in Annapolis, Md. the team will cycle three thousand miles over a period of six days. “Looking at our capabilities and being respectful to the organization and our sponsors, we think six days is a good time,” said David Viens, a team member. “This gives us an average of 20 miles per hour,” he said.
A group of food trucks operating in Montgomery County has a website making it easier find out where they will be. Visit MoCofoodtrucks.com, then click on the logo of any food truck to locate it.
Myra Aznar to Marry Jason Simon
Edgar and Virginia Aznar of Burke announce the upcoming June wedding of their daughter, Myra Aznar, to Jason Simon, in Charleston, S.C. Jason is the son of Steve and Karen Simon of Heritage Court, Conn.
William “Heath” Sharp of Arlington, a senior at the University of Mary Washington, was recognized for his outstanding undergraduate research at the Virginia Psychological Association’s spring conference April 25 in Richmond.
Local nursing student finds career path during service project in Kenya.
College is a time of figuring out what you want to do with the rest of your life.
Whitman’s 50th Anniversary Walt Whitman High School is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Michael Porter Denker, 66, co-owner of Hopkins & Porter Construction, a residential design/build firm based in Potomac, died May 22, 2013, at Casey House in Gaithersburg. He had been diagnosed with melanoma in the summer.