Archives:March, 2014

Jefferson-Houston Update

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

The new Jefferson-Houston school is scheduled to open in September, 2014, less than six months from now. The Alexandria School Board finally voted on March 6, to re-approve the education plan for the new facility, which the previous Board approved in 2012.

Bishop Ireton New Director Of Advancement

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

Bishop Ireton's Head of School, Dr. Thomas Curry, has appointed Ryan Fannon (BI '89) to the position of Director of Advancement.

Bishop Ireton Choir

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style]

Bishop Ireton High School’s Men and Women’s Choir will be performing with the National Youth Choir on April 12 for the Cherry Blossom Festival and Parade in Washington, DC.

Bishop Ireton Baseball “Honor The Troops” Night

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Sports]

Bishop Ireton Varsity Baseball will “Honor the Troops” this Saturday, March 29 at Frank Mann Field in Alexandria.

ABC 7’s Leon Harris, Carla Hall Of ABC’s “The Chew” And Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille Took Center Stage For Charity

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Non-Profits]

From blackjack to roulette tables, nearly 900 of the area’s who’s who and celebrity high rollers cashed in their chips for charity at the Links Incorporated Arlington Chapter’s 42nd Gateway to Monte Carlo Gala.

Governor McAuliffe Unveils Spring Stewardship Virginia Campaign

March 28th, 2014 | [From: EcoNews, From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize voluntary activities with a tangible impact on Virginia’s natural resources, begins its twelfth spring campaign April 1.

Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. Announces Opening Of The ANHSI Gartlan Health Care Center On March 27, 2014

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

Today, in partnership with the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. celebrated the opening of the ANHSI Gartlan Health Care Center.

New Distracted Driving Training Program Educates Officers

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Top Stories, Traffic & Transportation]

In recognition that April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Fairfax County Police Department held it’s first-ever distracted driver training session for FCPD officers.

Over 600 Attend 2nd Annual Food & Wine Expo At Greenspring

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Business]

On March 26, over 600 residents and guests attended Greenspring’s annual Food & Wine Expo. This year, the event highlighted the community’s extensive wine selection, healthy-choice menu options, and local food vendors, as well as culinary demonstrations by Greenspring’s chefs.

Actress Viola Davis Joins The Safeway Foundation And The Entertainment Industry Foundation In A Campaign To End Childhood Hunger

March 28th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits]

Academy Award®-nominated actress Viola Davis in conjunction with The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation today launched Hunger Is, a joint charitable program designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in the United States.