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Marilyn Campbell

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Potomac: A Taste of Serbian Culture

Serbian food and entertainment among the offerings at SerbFest DC.

Saint Luke Serbian Orthodox Church offered the community a bit of Serbian hospitality last weekend when parishioners hosted the First Annual SerbFest DC.

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A Perfect Fit

Potomac resident celebrates 40 years in the upscale lingerie business.

Dressed in a baggy t-shirt and jeans, a middle-aged woman opens the door of a lingerie boutique in Chevy Chase and take a few steps inside before come to an abrupt halt.

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It Takes a Village

Local groups help seniors socialize, manage everyday tasks.

When Penelope Roberts, 73, of Alexandria, Virginia, had knee replacement surgery last month, she knew she would be out of commission for several weeks.

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Hats for Ellie

Local organization collects hats for children with cancer.

When the school year began in 2013, Jay Coakley, a physical education teacher at Woodburn Elementary School in Falls Church noticed that one of his kindergarten students had an affinity for brightly colored hats.

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Serbian Festival Coming to Potomac

This weekend, visitors can sample Serbian food and drinks and enjoy traditional performances.

The event will include Serbian food, drinks, traditional Serbian dance and music performances, and boutiques selling traditional Orthodox religious items and Serbian gifts.

Ending Bullying

Back to School: Local educators offer advice for parents on how to deal with bullying as school resumes.

When Carol Baker cried, no one heard her. She and a classmate were alone in the girls locker room, and as Baker, then an eighth grade student, tried to leave, her classmate grabbed her gym shirt and pushed her into a locker. They weren’t fighting over anything in particular and Baker didn’t sustain any physical injuries.

Help for Long-Term Caregivers

AARP Virginia and the Organization of Chinese American Women will sponsor event next week.

Those embarking on a long-term caregiving journey will have an opportunity to receive support and learn about the services available to them in Northern Virginia. AARP Virginia and the Organization of Chinese American Women will sponsor an event called, “Caregiving Wisdom from an Ancient Sage,” on Sept. 22, 7 p.m., at the Shirlington Library in Arlington and again on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 7.p.m., at the George Mason Regional Library in Annandale.

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Thinking of Downsizing?

Free seminar will focus on moving to a smaller place without sacrificing style.

Homeowners considering a move from a large home to a smaller dwelling will have an opportunity to receive expert advice on their transition later this month.

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Potomac Mansions on Tour

Event will benefit local charities.

Four Potomac mansions will open their doors to the public next month for the 59th Potomac Country House Tour.

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Smith | Schnider Real Estate Firm Opens in Arlington

Office located in Liberty Center.

A new real estate firm specializing in urban development and custom single-family homes has opened in Arlington.

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