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Car Seat Inspections on Feb. 29

Roundups

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FACETS’ Hypothermia Program Experiences Increase in Clients

With growing need and colder weather, seasonal shelter connects guests with services through April 1.

FACETS began its annual Hypothermia Prevention and Response Program in late November and has experienced an increase in demand with cold weather and local need pushing up the numbers of people seeking shelter.

Donate Supplies to The Lamb Center

The Lamb Center, a nonprofit, daytime drop-in center for the homeless, needs the following supplies

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A Culinary Tour of the World in Fairfax City

Winter Restaurant Week is Feb. 26-March 3.

It’s always a good time to visit Fairfax City – but especially during Restaurant Week. That’s when both locals and visitors get a chance to enjoy delicious meals at the City’s restaurants for lower-than-normal prices.

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Preschool Mail Carriers Deliver Valentines

FCPS teacher broadens students' learning and social skills through play.

Valentines

Car Seat Inspections, Thursday, Feb. 15

Roundups

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Mason Is Praised for Regional Leadership

Friends, colleagues recall his governance and consensus-building.

Besides all he did for the City of Fairfax, former Mayor John Mason also played an important part in the county and region.

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Snapshot of John Mason’s Life and Legacy

Born Jan. 27, 1935, in Springfield, Mass., John Mason had a distinguished, 20-year career in the U.S. Army before retiring as a colonel in 1976.

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Celebrating Black History Month in the Mount Vernon District

History is all around us in Fairfax County, and especially when you live here in the Mount Vernon District!

Investing in Families with Solutions that Work

Fifty-percent of Americans have less than $400 in their bank accounts, putting them one emergency expense from a devastating financial crisis. In Alexandria and south Arlington, more than 30% of families are unable to cover basic needs.

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Pohick Church, Still Thriving after 250 Years

“As we celebrate the 250th Anniversary of our church home, let us admire the witness of our spiritual ancestors – not because they are pillars of morality and perfection -- but precisely because they are not. Because they answered the call anyway and entered into a lifetime process of transformation that formed them into true leaders.” — The Very Rev. Dr. Lynn Ronaldi, Rector

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Monumental First Step

Va. House passes bill to advance Potomac Yard entertainment complex; local opposition continues.

“Today’s vote is an important milestone in the efforts to bring a sports and entertainment district to Potomac Yard.” — Mayor Justin Wilson

Help Stuff the Bus for Britepaths

News Briefs

Suspect in Car Break Ins Arrested

Officers from the Franconia District Station arrested a man suspected of breaking into multiple cars in Lorton.

USDA Now Accepting Applications for Veterinary Services Grant Opportunities in Designated Areas of Virginia

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has nominated five veterinary services shortage areas in the Commonwealth that have a need for veterinarians practicing food supply veterinary medicine.

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