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The Old Dominion Boat Club, drawing on its 135-year history, held its first ODBC Cup Invitational Regatta on Saturday, Aug. 20. The highlight of the races was the international division featuring crews from Great Britain, Australia, Canada and the United States. The USA sailboat won the four-race series on the Potomac.
CARIS USA Relocates To Alexandria
Local veteran opens gym, Rebel Fit USA.
Vietnam Memorial seeking photos of 13 local veterans.
The name of Capt. Humbert Roque "Rocky" Versace is among the more than 58,000 soldiers memorialized on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.
Fairfax Sports Briefs (Aug. 26 - Sept. 2)
The City of Alexandria was named one of 213 Playful City USA Communities by KaBOOM! for its efforts to increase play opportunities for children. Playful City USA, sponsored by the Humana Foundation, is a national program advocating for local policies that improve children’s play opportunities.
Two area divers qualify for 2012 USA Diving Olympic trials.
Dominion Dive Club, a top six nationally ranked USA Diving club, announced that two of its divers – current and former – have qualified for the 2012 USA Diving Olympic Trials.
Brandon Krzynefski wins a bronze medal as part of the Team USA power tumbling team.
Local USA Triathlon Ambassadors to host Triathlon Info Event.
USA Fencing has announced the 2019-20 Regional Recognition Program winners.
The Alexandria Film Festival will present 62 featured films for the 9th annual festival, to be held Nov. 5-8 at AMC Hoffman 22 Theatre and Beatley Central Library in Alexandria.
Himanvi Panidepu in national competition.
Veronica Day competes in skeleton, nationally and internationally.
While watching the 2010 winter Olympics bobsled and skeleton runs staged in Canada, James Madison High School graduate Veronica Day joked to her college roommate they they, too, should learn to bobsled.
Shon Isenhour, an engineer with GPAllied, spoke to students at Chantilly High School about the growing field of reliability engineering as part of the USA Science & Engineering Festival's Nifty Fifty program that brings top scientists to local schools to inspire students about STEM in advance of the April 16-17 USA Science & Engineering Festival in D.C.
Panelists at Northern Virginia Chamber Forum discuss state of hospitality under the new administration.
The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce gathered some heavy hitters to offer their thoughts and answer questions from a standing-room-only audience at the “State of Hospitality Under the New Administration” symposium on March 6.
Background check yields three-year suspension from USA Swimming team meets.
Young swim team members and their parents staged a sit-in protest at the YMCA on Wednesday, Sept. 17, when they arrived for the first training session of the season to find their head coach had failed a police background check and been fired.
Lake Anne Elementary School was recognized by National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program for exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating environmental education into curricula.
TC track stars raising funds to reach Rio.
Noah and Josephus Lyles, along with their 4x100 meter relay team from T.C. Williams High School, are headed to the Arcadia Invitational in California this weekend as they continue their quest to reach the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.