In April 2013, 23 Great Falls homes sold between $4,100,000-$410,299.
Great Falls Home Sales: April, 2013
Great Falls sixth graders honored.
The Great Falls Optimist Club recognized four sixth graders Wednesday, May 8 with their Helping Hands award, the first time the club has given out the awards to sixth graders whose efforts in school and in their communities have brought them to the attention of their teachers.
More than 1,400 jobs added to local economy in first quarter.
Continuing consumer demand for innovative technology such as web filtering, data security and cloud computing has helped Fairfax County post gains to the local economy, countering the sequester effect stalling business growth in other sectors. According to the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), 27 businesses added more than 1,400 jobs in Fairfax County during the first quarter of 2013.
Molina Healthcare honors local residents for making a difference in the community.
In the 1980s, Vienna resident John Horejsi and a “ragtag” group of social justice pioneers learned that Virginia was charging sales tax on food stamps. They discovered the sales tax boosted the state’s coffers by $9.5 million every year, money that they believed belonged to poor families for food or other necessary items.
In his senior recital, Langley High School student Paul Li performed piano solos and presented many of the compositions that he wrote during the school year. He conducted the concert, entitled "A Musical Journey,” at the Langley High School Auditorium on Friday, May 10.
Langley varsity baseball team to face off against alumni June 2 in second annual game.
On Sunday, June 2 past and present members of the Langley High School baseball team will face off in the second annual Langley Varsity versus Alumni Baseball game. Last year the alumni won the inaugural game by a single run.
Langley and McLean High School teachers, students, employees awarded.
The Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce honored staff, students and faculty from McLean and Langley High Schools with their annual education awards.
Memorial Day Ceremony At Freedom Memorial
On Monday, May 27, at 11 a.m., the Great Falls Freedom Memorial Committee will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the site of the Freedom Memorial.
Participation in grant competition inspires outreach effort.
Colvin Run Mill held an open house inviting guests to come see the historic mill in operation Sunday, May 5. Millers grinded grain, and local blacksmith Pat McGuire fired up the forge for a demonstration.
The metro area’s only surviving operational 19th century water-powered mill—Colvin Run Mill—highlights the Great Falls Senior Center (GFSC) June event. The Friends of Colvin Run Mill and Colvin Run Mill (CRM) are partnering with the Senior Center as co-hosts.
In March 2013, 26 Great Falls homes sold between $5,634,180-$425,000 and 82 homes sold between $9,300,000-$186,500 in the McLean and Falls Church area.
Great Falls and McLean Real Estate: March 2013 Top Sales
angley's novice men's eight-seat boat won the Virginia State High School Crew Championship for their category on Saturday. The Ted Phoenix regatta is the state championship for all novice rowers. The class the men rowed in was one of the most competitive, with the list of contenders including Washington-Lee, Yorktown, Madison, Langley, TC Williams, Woodbridge, Hylton, West Potomac, Mt. Vernon, Oakton, Woodson, Robinson, Lake Braddock, and Wakefield.
Red Carpet choices show non-traditional gemstones are making strides in high fashion. The Grammys 2013 included a “dress code” which propelled most attendees to bring their most glamorous fashions to the limelight. In the past this would mean diamonds, diamonds and more diamonds, but a surprising trend is evolving and Jorge Adeler, of Adeler Jewelers in Great Falls, is right on the mark.
In the two months since the much-hyped and dreaded sequester took effect, the daily economic forecast has been almost as painful as the slow grinding of bureaucratic wheels. But here’s some good economic news, especially for aspiring female entrepreneurs: the numbers are in your favor.
Over 100 dancers participated in Jazzercise of McLean and Tysons Corner’s Dance for a Cure fundraiser, which raised $12,525 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by staging a benefit dance-fitness marathon on Saturday, April 20, 2013.