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  • June 12, 2017

  • The Mount Vernon Police Station of the Fairfax County Police Department are working with the Board of Supervisors in partnership to promote safe driving through a joint-campaign called “Campaign Against Aggressive Driving” or CAAD, to reduce summer-time related aggressive driving in the Mount Vernon District. They are encouraging motorist who travel the Richmond Highway Corridor to practice safe-driving behavior during this time. In addition, to practicing safe-driving, we are asking that residents report any aggressive or unsafe behavior to FCPDMTVtraffic@fairfaxcounty.gov, as the Mount Vernon Police Station will be issuing “Friendly Reminder” notices to those who are reported for aggressive driving.  The aim of this outreach campaign is to decrease speeding, reduce pedestrian and vehicular accidents, and help to remind drivers of the importance of safe driving. 

    Inova Healthplex in Lorton will host a Lorton Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 24, 11 am to 2 pm with kids IDs, moon bounce, petting zoo, face painting, photo booth, kids games and free food. Join them at the Lorton Healthplex, 9321 Sanger Street, Lorton, VA 22079.

    June cooking classes at EVOO at Mamma’s Market are heating up with a class on 6/17 from 4-6 pm on “Dining al Fresco” and a class on 6/24, from 3-5 pm on “Salt Block Grilling.” Call EVOO at Mamma’s Market at 703-660-6300 to reserve your spot or email evooatmammas@gmail.com and include the class you would like to take along with a phone number.

    Colonel Angie Holbrook, Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander, invites you to save the date for Fort Belvoir's Army Birthday and Flag Day Celebration, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, from 10 to 11 a.m.  The event will be on the front steps of the Fort Belvoir Garrison Headquarters, building 269, located at 9820 Flagler Road. The guest speaker for the event will be Mr. Bill Rausch, the Executive Director at "Got Your 6."  It would be our pleasure to have you join us as we celebrate our Army's history, traditions and service to the Nation, as well as our flag, its designers and makers.

    Fairfax County has issued an RFP for a Public Private Partnership for a master development plan and master developer for the original Old Mount Vernon High School (OMVHS), located at 8333 Richmond Highway. Click here for the online information on this solicitation. An optional site visit will also be held on Thursday, June 8, 1:30 pm at the site. Closing date for proposal submission is June 30. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/solicitation/DownloadPDF.aspx?AttachmentID=4451a18c-b3e6-46d0-83bf-dbdae03f951e

    Lee District Association of Citizen Organizations will honor the recipient of the Les Dorsen Award on Monday, June 26, 6-8 pm, at Walker’s Grille, 6909 Metro Park Drive. Diane Boughton with the Springfield Civic Association is being recognized for her community work.

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