Donna Manz | Staff

Donna Manz

Donna Manz of Vienna has a B.A. in English from the University of Connecticut, 1969; studies at Virginia Tech, MBA program, Tourism and Hospitality Management, ongoing. Donna prefers soft news, life-style news, to hard news. Particularly enjoys promoting human interest stories, especially those of the people and civic groups who make Vienna and Oakton a better place to live.

Recent Stories

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Making Science and Technology Fun for Students

Stemtree focuses on one-to-one customized STEM programs in Vienna center.

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Local Hindus Celebrate ‘Holi,’ the Festival of Colors

Smearing the colors of spring on one another is a highlight of the occasion of welcoming springtime.

Local Hindus Celebrate ‘Holi,’ the Festival of Colors

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Spring is ‘Springing’ in Vienna, Oakton Area

A look at some of area’s most-anticipated events.

Spring in Vienna 2017

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Vienna Casino Night Gala Draws Hundreds of Party-goers

Vienna Rotary hosts gaming tables and foods of the world.

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Monte Carlo Vienna-style

Vienna Rotary hosts Casino Night and Taste of the World on March 11.

Are ya’ feeling lucky?

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Pure Pasty Competes in World Pasty Championship

Vienna “pasty” chefs take their specialties to competition to the place where pasties were born.

Vienna’s The Pure Pasty Co. is off to Cornwall, England, to compete in the World Pasty Championship on Saturday, March 4.

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Pioneering Change For Autism

University of Virginia seminar studies tension between “The Science & Lived Experience of Autism.”

Despite a recent surge in attention and research over the past decade about autism, controversy exists.

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Vienna DaddyDaughter Dance Honors Young Girls and Their Special Date

Vienna Woman’s Club fundraiser benefits local students.

Vienna-area girls from preschool through sixth grade celebrated Valentine’s Day at a DaddyDaughter Dance hosted by the Vienna Woman’s Club on Feb. 3.

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Gifts for the Heart in Vienna

Valentine’s Day gifts for every member of your family are found in Vienna shops.

Valentine’s Day … Some celebrate it as a special moment between beloveds … for others, it is a family celebration, with children as a central component.

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Living the Life in the Dead of Winter

Winter fun guide explores opportunities for getting out of the house.

Yes, it’s cold ... and there remains the possibility of snowfall for another six weeks (remember last March?).

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