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Fundraiser for Great Falls Grange Foundation

One month in, ribbon-cuttings and action begins.

The Great Fall Grange Foundation held its first fundraiser, For the Love of Great Falls, on Friday, May 6, at River Bend Golf and Country Club, raising nearly $100,000...

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Women's Club of Great Falls Donates $6,000 to Friends of Riverbend Park

Funds support scholarships and programs.

On Monday, May 9, the Women's Club of Great Falls Philanthropy Group donated $6,000 to Friends of Riverbend Park, Inc.

Burglaries and Destruction of Property at Two Black Churches

Not hate crimes but a cry for help.

Four crimes within days at two Black churches and a tripped alarm at a third Black church, all located on Fordson Road in Alexandria's Gum Spring Community, looked ominous.

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Great Falls Studios Spring ArtFest

Ribbon-Cutting marks inaugural event at the Grange and Schoolhouse.

The two-day Great Falls Studios Spring ArtFest & Sale will be held on Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Taste of Vienna Returns

Fundraiser supports the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department.

After a two-year COVID pause, the family-friendly Taste of Vienna, presented by the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, returned on Saturday, May 1, 2022, to showcase the great dishes from local restaurants and food trucks and raise funds.

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Earth Day 2022-April 22 & Arbor Day 2022- April 29

Invest in our planet & hope for the future.

The Town of Herndon celebrated Earth Day 2022 and Arbor Day 2022 at Runnymede Park on Saturday, April 23.

Herndon Elementary Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Celebrating 60 years of BEElonging.

Herndon Elementary School (HES) held its 60th Anniversary Celebration (1961-2021) on Sunday, April 24.

FCPS to Consider Trust Policy

CASA members and allies speak out at rally and public hearing.

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Philanthropy Group of Great Falls Women’s Club Holds Benefit Tour

Sneak peek of Riverbend Park’s bluebells, and bald eagles benefit FORB, Inc.

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Easter Dinner for Our Fairfax County Tent Neighbors

First Vienna Baptist Church delivers and advocates.

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