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Fairfax County Rides on Bike to Work Day 2011 is Tomorrow

Fairfax County Rides on Bike to Work Day 2011 is Tomorrow

From Fairfax County:

 

May is National Bike Month and Friday, May 20 is Bike to Work Day. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG), the Washington Area Bicyclists Association (WABA), and local governments including Fairfax County will host one of the nation’s largest Bike to Work Day events. The annual event is held every spring to increase awareness and expose people to the benefits of bicycling to work, and to the market, the library, the café, the book store, the bike shop…basically everywhere!

This year, there are 49 pits stops around the region. Nine pit stops will be set up throughout Fairfax County:

Reston Town Center (at the intersection of Discovery Street and Market Street)

Vienna (at the Vienna Town Green on the W&OD)

Fairfax City at Van Dyck Park

Fairfax Corner (in the plaza opposite Coastal Flats)

Tysons Corner (at Booz Allen Hamilton, 8283 Greensboro Drive)

Salon Daniel Raises $400 for Autism Speaks

Salon Daniel Raises $400 for Autism Speaks

Salon Daniel of McLean, Va., invited its customers to wear BLUE in support of Autism Speaks and receive 10 percent off their total service for a one-day promotion in April.  Salon Daniel collected $400 in donations, including monies collected by selling ribbons for one dollar and selling handmade earrings and necklaces by Melissa Lynn Designs.  They also hosted a raffle, where five winners received a haircut, Shalac manicure, ear candling, air brush tanning session, and a make-up application. For more information, call 703.893.5000 or visit www.salondaniel.com.

Potomac Pediatric Dentistry Opens in Dumfries

Potomac Pediatric Dentistry Opens in Dumfries

POTOMAC PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY OPENS in DUMFRIES, VA.
Gainesville Dentists Open New Office in Prince William County


Drs. Rhea Davis and Arshia Shingler, pediatric dentists at Gainesville Pediatric Dentistry in Gainesville, Va. opened a new office in Dumfries, Va., called Potomac Pediatric Dentistry, located at 16708 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Suite 115. Owned and operated by the same staff and dentists, Potomac Pediatric Dentistry is a completely separate facility from the Gainesville location, servicing patients unique to its location. For information, go to www.potomacpediatricdentistry.com or call 703.221.4040.

Salon Daniel Hairstylists Donate Hair Services to Local Teens

Salon Daniel Hairstylists Donate Hair Services to Local Teens

Salon Daniel of McLean, Va. recently treated 54 local teenage girls to a ‘salon day’ in preparation for Pure Fashion Show on Sun., April 3,  in Bethesda, Md. The Salon Daniel hair stylists and make-up artists shared their beauty tips and headshots were taken for the Pure Fashion Show program booklet.

Pure Fashion is a program designed for girls, ages 14 to 18. It is a character formation program that enhances not only a young woman's external appearance, but more importantly, her interior beauty and balanced self confidence.

 For more information about Salon Daniel, call 703.893.5000.

Local Family Starts Tornado Relief Effort: NOVA for BAMA

Local Family Starts Tornado Relief Effort: NOVA for BAMA

 

Catherine Haynes was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. When she received word of the tornados hitting her hometown and surrounding areas, she decided to take action locally.

Soon after hearing about the great losses in her family’s neighborhood, Catherine Haynes was talking to her husband and said, “I feel helpless and I don’t feel like I can help my parents. I feel like we ought to get together and try to help the community as a whole, since I am not there to actually help them get the tree off the house, or get the yard straight."

The couple decided to put the relief effort online and see how many people they could get behind them. The Facebook fan page has grown to over 160 “likes” and is a place where you can find the various drop-off locations, as well as a list of supplies needed. Home goods have become a particular identified need by the aid centers.

Riverbend Family Adventure Offers Nearby Overnight Camping

Riverbend Family Adventure Offers Nearby Overnight Camping

From Fairfax County:

If you’ve been postponing that overnight trip to the woods because gas is so expensive or your schedule is full, consider an adventure closer to home. Families can enjoy a blazing campfire and night hike at Riverbend Park located in Great Falls, VA. Get away from it all right here with the Fairfax County Park Authority!

A Mother's Love Letter: "The Way that I Love You"

A Mother's Love Letter: "The Way that I Love You"

It’s indescribable, really . . . the way that I love you. I want more for you than I could ever imagine wanting for myself.