Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Discussing the Challenges of Reentering Community

On Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon, Refraction (Reston Town Center) will host a program titled “In Their Own Words: Women successfully reentering the community after incarceration.” Featured speakers: Clients of Friends of Guest House.

This is an education program from the Giving Circle of HOPE & Reston-Herndon Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW). Free to attend. Free parking. RSVP to info@givingcircleofhope.org

Nominations Sought for Scholar-Athlete Honors

The National Capital Region Chapter of the National Football Foundation is accepting nominations for their 2017 Scholar-Athlete banquet. The Chapter awards five $1000 scholarships annually to deserving high school senior scholar athletes who played high school football. Nominees are evaluated on academic and athletic excellence, as well as contributions to their school and community. Nomination packets have been mailed to each high school head coach in the National Capital Region. Deadline for submission of nomination packets is April 7, 2017. The 11th Annual Awards Banquet will be held on April 23, 2017 at the Army-Navy Club in Arlington.

The National Football Foundation was founded in 1947 to promote and develop amateur American football on all levels. The National Football Foundation has more than 115 chapters nationwide. The National Capital Region Chapter has awarded more than 65 scholarships and honored more than 230 deserving student-athletes in the past ten years.

The National Capital Region Chapter requests and urges participation from all high schools in the National Capital Region.

For additional information, contact your Head Football Coach.