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Leesburg Executive Airport Hosts 2010 Open House and Air Show on Saturday, October 23, 2010

Free event promises fun for the whole family

Public Meeting Scheduled for Bicycle Master Plan

From Fairfax County Department of Transportation:

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 30, to discuss recommendations on how bicycle-friendly design should be incorporated into future roadway and transit projects and private developments. The plan creation will be divided into two phases with Phase I focusing on the Tysons Corner area. Members of the public are encouraged to attend the Phase I meeting tomorrow from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Joyce Kilmer Middle School located at 8100 Wolftrap Road in Vienna, VA.

Get Registered for the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics

The 2010 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics is being held September 18 through September 29. The deadline to register is Wednesday, September 1! To be eligible you must be 50 years old by December 31, 2010 and live in a sponsoring jurisdiction, which include the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun and Prince William, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church. $10 includes one event and the following events are open:

Track & field, team line dance, racquetball, ten pin bowling, eight ball pool, Wii bowling, bocce, tennis, table tennis, fencing, golf, shuffleboard, chess, miniature golf, bunco, horseshoes, softball hit & throw, backgammon, scrabble, cribbage, yo-yo tricks, duplicate bridge, swimming, diving, pickleball, men’s basketball,  men’s and women’s free throw basketball

For more information you can visit www.nvso.us or call 703-228-4721.

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Need a Family Vacation? Enter the Embassy Suites Sweepstakes!

McLean based Embassy Suites, the upscale, all suites hotel chain is holding the “Embassy Suites The Last Airbender Sweepstakes.” If you book a stay before August 31, 2010 using the special “AIR” promotion code you can win one of four The Last Airbender-themed vacations. John Lee, the VP of brand marketing for Embassy Suites says, “Embassy Suites is proud to partner with Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, brand that share in our mission to bring fun, unique experiences to families across the country.”

There will be four winners, and each grand prize includes a six-day, five-night getaway for four at the Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk Resort in Hawaii. But that’s not all! The four winners will also get a chance to go on a Hawaiian adventure excursion.

Embassy Suites is proud to have been named the most family-friendly hotel brand by TripAdvisor.