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City of Falls Church Schedules Budget Town Hall Meetings Jan. 29, 31

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TRANQUILITY DAY SPA RAFFLES $600 VALENTINE SALON PACKAGE to HELP “A LOCAL SWEETHEART”

TRANQUILITY DAY SPA RAFFLES $600 VALENTINE SALON PACKAGE to HELP “A LOCAL SWEETHEART”

Manassas Salon Sells $10 Raffle Tickets to Raise $10,000 for 12-Year Old Cancer Patient

Nomination Sought for Grand Marshal Of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade

Nomination Sought for Grand Marshal Of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade

From the City of Falls Church:

Planning has begun for the 2011 Falls Church City Memorial Day Parade & Festival, which is scheduled for Monday, May 30.  The Planning Committee is seeking nominations for the Grand Marshal.  Suggestions should be submitted to Jenny Paxton in the Recreation & Parks Division at jpaxton@fallschurchva.gov.  If you have questions, please call 703-248-5199 (TTY 711). 

Businesses, organizations and vendors interested in sponsoring part of the festivities or setting up a booth at the Memorial Day Festival should contact Jenny Paxton at jpaxton@fallschurchva.gov.

Time to Register for Winter/Spring Recreation Classes

Time to Register for Winter/Spring Recreation Classes

From the City of Falls Church:

Registration for winter/spring recreation classes is underway for City and non-city residents. Classes are available for all age groups from infants to seniors. Subject areas include music, art, dance, karate, tennis, cooking, fitness, pet education and much more! View the brochure and call Falls Church Recreation and Parks for more information at 703-248-5077.

Local Business Makes Local Difference: Cheers Sports & Team Joe Charities Assist Inova Fairfax NICU

Local Business Makes Local Difference: Cheers Sports & Team Joe Charities Assist Inova Fairfax NICU

This week, WUSA 9 recognizes Cheers Sports for its neighborhood contribution through Team Joe Charities.

Thanks to Andrea Alexander (Aesa Consulting) for nominating Cheers Sports as this week's Local Business ... Local Difference.

Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation Expands Area Adoption Events in 2011

Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation Expands Area Adoption Events in 2011

Since 2001, Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation (LDCRF) has rescued over 15,000 dogs and cats from high-risk situations and placed them in permanent, loving homes. As 2011 begins and their 10th anniversary unfolds, the volunteer organization is hoping to place even more animals by expanding their reach to eight adoption events every weekend. The new weekly schedule, beginning Friday, December 31st, is as follows:

Fridays, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Dog and Cat Adoptions)
PETSMART - Fairfax (Fair Lakes Shopping Center, 12971 Fair Lakes Center Fairfax, VA)

Saturdays, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Dog and Cat Adoptions)
PETSMART - Seven Corners (6100 Arlington Blvd. Falls Church, VA)

Saturdays, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Dog Adoptions)
PETSMART - Fairfax (Fair Lakes Shopping Center, 12971 Fair Lakes Center Fairfax, VA)

Winter RECQuest Day Program for Kids Dec. 27 - 29

Winter RECQuest Day Program for Kids Dec. 27 - 29

From Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs:

Winter RECQuest is a structured youth (children in grades 1-6) recreation program with an emphasis on developing lifelong leisure skills. Activities include having fun while participating in arts and crafts, cooperative games, technology, community service projects, field trips, and much more. Snacks are provided. Participants must bring a bagged lunch daily and wear comfortable clothing. The cost is $56 for three days; a sliding scale is available.

To register or for more information, please call the center directly.