Week in McLean

Week in McLean

McLean 5k Run Welcomes Runners of All Abilities

Hosted by the McLean Community Center with the support of sponsors Century 21 New Millennium and the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce, the 10th Annual McLean 5k Run will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6. Runners will meet at 6631 Old Dominion Dr. Registration is $35 through Oct. 4; $40 race day, and includes a commemorative technical race t-shirt (while supplies last). The proceeds from McLean 5k Run will benefit the McLean Community Foundation (MCF) 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

The race features a certified course through the heart of McLean and is designed to appeal to runners of all abilities. Competitive runners, casual runners, walkers, strollers and well-behaved pets are welcome and encouraged to participate. In addition, it will promote Public Safety Appreciation and serve as an opportunity for residents to express appreciation for the first responders of the McLean Volunteer Fire Department and McLean District Police Station.

The top male and female winners win a seven-day Wyndham Vacation anywhere in the world. A third vacation will go to a random bib number called at the awards ceremony.

For more information and to register, go to www.mclean5k.com or send an inquiry email to mclean5k@mcleancenter.org.

Eighth District Candidates Forum to Be Held on Oct. 17

The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area, the League of Women Voters of Arlington, the League of Women Voters of Falls Church, and their co-sponsors will hold an 8th District Congressional Candidates Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7-9 p.m. The location is the Grace Presbyterian Church, 7434 Bath Street, Springfield.

Both of the certified candidates have been invited and are listed here as their names appear on the ballot: Thomas S. Oh (R) and Donald S. Beyer Jr. (D) (incumbent).

The questions for the candidates will be written on cards by the audience and sent to the moderator. This event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, contact Sidney Johnson, Voter Service Coordinator at voterserviceslwvfa@gmail.com

Fundraiser Supporting Chesterbrook Elementary PTA

A fundraiser for Chesterbrook Elementary PTA has been announced by HBC Group’s (Keller Williams Realty) Community Charity Champions. Come to dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pulcinella Italian Host in McLean to support Chesterbrook Elementary PTA. Enjoy dinner and know that approximately 70 percent of the proceeds from food and drink will go to the PTA as long as the diner brings the flyer for the event. Contact HBC Group at 703-734-0192 or visit www.HBCGroupKW.com to receive a flyer.

Sponsors of the event are: Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy with the HBC Group of Keller Williams Realty, Marcus Simon with EKKO Title, Kevin Dougherty of Pillar to Post, Kathy and Justin Neal of The Neal Team/SunTrust Mortgage, Jim Harris of BOWA, The McLean Chamber of Commerce, and Moe Jebali with Pulcinella Italian Host.