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Potomac: Students’ Proposal to Take Spaceflight

Bullis pair’s experiment selected for International Space Station.

As the winners of the Bullis Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP), Amanda Kay and Skylar Jordan’s experiment will be launched on the spring/summer 2016 International Space Station (ISS) payload. What an accomplishment for these Bullis sophomores!

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Potomac’s Ronnie Chantker Leads Rotary

Assumes role of district governor-elect.

"Service Above Self” is the motto of Rotary International — an organization that Potomac’s Ronnie Chantker has been chosen to lead. She has adopted the motto as her creed and lives it every day as she dedicates her time and talents to local, national and international projects that make our world a better place to live for scores of people and families.

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Potomac Pilates To Relocate to Potomac Village

Larger site to accommodate more students.

The Potomac Pilates studio will be relocating to the heart of Potomac Village from the Potomac Tennis Club on Potomac Tennis Lane. Helen Marshall, owner of Potomac Tennis Club, has decided that the multi-use facility, frequented by hundreds of Potomac residents each month, will be closing permanently in April.

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Bethesda Country Club Women Capture Challenge Cup

With long drives, solid putts and confident chips, the 18-hole women of Bethesda Country Club (BCC) won the Challenge Cup for the first time since the competition began eight years ago.

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Potomac: ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ Flies into Randolph Road Theatre

BRAVO Productions presents Jan. 16-17 performances.

Peter, Pan, Wendy, John, Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, Tiger Lily and definitely the notably evil Captain Hook will be “flying into” the Randolph Road Theatre on Jan. 16 and 17 to entertain youngsters and their families.

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Potomac: South Glen Band Rocks at Old Anglers Inn

“Many professionals are really interested in exploring their creative bent.”

It’s not unusual to spot Potomac’s South Glen Band unloading their amps, drums, keyboard and other instruments at Old Angler’s Inn on MacArthur Boulevard.

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Potomac: Santa and His Elves Ride into Potomac

Collecting toys for The Children’s Inn at NIH.

Santa came roaring into Potomac Village on Wednesday, Dec. 16 — not on a sleigh pulled by tiny reindeer — but on a Harley surrounded by elves and a bevy of police officers on motorcycles.

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Potomac: Diener Students and Bullis Buddies Give Back

Project helps the homeless.

“It’s nice helping homeless people and it really gives me something to smile about,” said Bullis 5th grade student Dillon Malkani. He and his fellow classmates have served as “Bullis Buddies” since the beginning of the school year to students at The Diener School — a school which serves children with learning challenges.

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Chloupek Retires from Potomac Community Center Friends Board

Recognizing more than two decades of commitment.

Twenty-five years ago, when Larry Chloupek joined the Friends of the Potomac Community Center (PCC) Board, basketball and baseball programs were popular among Potomac youngsters.

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Potomac: Garden Club Decorates Great Falls Tavern

Local club keeps 38-year tradition.

The Christmas Spirit descended on the Great Falls Tavern in the C&O Canal Park on Monday, Nov. 30 with 40 members of the Little Farms Garden Club volunteering their time and talents. Fresh live greens, red bows, Christmas wreaths, and holiday garlands provided the joy of the season to the historic Tavern.

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