Hidden Faces in Hidden Places

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Cartersville Baptist Church Holds Honored Place in History The little church stands unobtrusively on Hunter Mill Road just off the Dulles Toll Road. It maintains a small congregation of older parishioners, many of whom are descendants of the original members of the church.

Tysons Partnership Board Appoints Interim President

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The board of the Tysons Partnership announced today the appointment of Sol Glasner as the Partnership’s acting President and Executive Director. Mr. Glasner will serve in this role while the Partnership completes its executive search for a successor to Michael Caplin, whose retirement was announced in October of last year. The appointment is effective January 15.

A Letter to the Editor: McLean Woman’s Club Thanks Area Communities for Support

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To the residents and friends of the McLean, Great Falls, Falls Church and Vienna communities:  The members of the Woman’s Club of McLean thank those who made their 50th Holiday Homes Tour and MarketPlace a success this year – our advertisers, vendors, donors, family and friends and especially those who supported the Tour by purchasing tickets.  Preliminary estimates indicate that …

Britepaths Non-profit Offering Free Financial Education classes

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Fairfax-based non-profit Britepaths offers free Financial Education classes and sessions at various locations in the Fairfax County area to low- and middle-income adults who reside throughout Northern Virginia. The offerings are free and open to the public, but reservations are required.

Hickory Hill Remains one of McLean’s Landmark Properties

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McLean’s Hickory Hill was built upon ground that was part of a land grant of 2,862 acres taken out from the Northern Neck Proprietary by Thomas Lee in 1719. However, it wasn’t until 1870 that George Franklin Means Walters, the owner of 88.5 acres of the former grant, built the house near Langley Fork facing Chain Bridge Road. No streak …

Going All In for a Cure: 21st Annual Joker’s Wild Casino Night

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Benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation On February 25th, the Metro DC Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is hosting its 21st Annual Joker’s Wild Casino Night at the beautiful Hilton McLean. In 2015, when the event celebrated its 20th anniversary, more than 300 supporters raised more than $150,000 for cystic fibrosis research, care and programs.

Experience Tysons Community Showcase

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Don’t tell us you missed it!  The community showcase and open house at Basis Independent School in McLean on October 19th was your chance to experience what’s ahead for us, and there’s a lot coming our way!  Area residents and businesses got a first hand look at the new roads (Including Jones Branch Connector)  new parks, sports fields, Capital Bikeshare, …