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                                                                                               ViVa! Vienna!
                                                                                               News, Page 3
Opinion 8 ❖ Entertainment, Page 10 ❖ Sports, Page 14 ❖ Classifieds, Page 17

                                                                                              The Annual Viva! Vienna!
                                                                                              festival was held this past
                                                                                              Memorial Day weekend
                                                                                              with thousands of area
                                                                                              residents partaking in
                                                                                              the variety of festivities,
                                                                                              including rides, games,
                                                                                              vendor booths, carnival
                                                                                              food and entertainment.

                                                                                                                                                                 Father Seeks
                                                                                                                                                                   The Truth
                                                                                                                                                                 Friendly Fire
                                                                                                                                                                                  News, Page 6
                                                     Photo by Robbie Hammer /The Connection

                                                                                                        When Iris
                                                                                                        Eyes Are Smiling
                                                                                                        News, Page 4
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                                                                                                            Vienna/Oakton Connection Editor Kemal Kurspahic

                   News                                                                                      703-778-9414 or

                                                                           Photos by Robbie Hammer/The Connection

Area residents enjoy just one of the weekend’s entertainment choices at    Vishnu Murali, 10, of Vienna, demonstrates his Karate skills at the Viva!
the annual Viva! Vienna! festival this past Memorial Day weekend in        Vienna! festival in Vienna this past Memorial Day weekend.

ViVa! Vienna!

                                                                                                                                                                 Photo by Caroline Barr/The Connection
                                                                                            Jeffrey Oster, Lieutenant General (ret.), speaks at the
                                                                                            Memorial Day commemoration ceremony in Vienna
                                                                                            on Monday, May 30.

                                                                                            Honoring Fallen Heroes
                                            Maggie Johnson, 14, of Vienna, and her
                                            brother, Andrew, enjoy the thrill of riding                n a sunny Monday,         served and those who died in

The Annual Viva! Vienna!
                                            the Scat during the annual Viva! Vienna!
                                            festival on Sunday afternoon.                   O          Vienna community
                                                                                                       commemorated Me-
                                                                                            morial Day: Retired Marine Lt.
                                                                                                                                 service for our country. Also, to
                                                                                                                                 remember at any chance you
                                                                                                                                 have, to help support the sol-
festival was held this past                                                                 Gen., Jeffrey Oster, spoke about     diers.”
Memorial Day weekend                                                                        the patriotism and the meaning         Aimee Marich, a student from
with thousands of area                                                                      of Memorial Day. The day for         McLean, said, “The best way is
residents partaking in the                                                                  friends and family brought           taking part in the festivities in
variety of festivities, in-                                                                 people from the 300 ViVa!            the towns and celebrating the
cluding rides, games,                                                                       Vienna! vendor booths to the         community we have because of
vendor booths, carnival                                                                     stage as color guards brought        the sacrifice our troops have
food and entertainment.                                                                     the flags to the front.              made.”
                                                                                              James Madison High School’s          Steve Costner, of Vienna,
                                                                                            choir closed the ceremony with       said, “A mix of memorial ser-
                                                                                            an a capella rendition of            vices to celebrate what the
                                                                                            “America the Beautiful.”             troops have done as well as hav-
     Meera Vijay, 4, of                                                                       When asked, “what do you           ing celebrations throughout the
     Vienna, tries to keep                                                                  think is the best way to com-        day, is the best way to com-
     cool while attending the                                                               memorate Memorial Day?”              memorate Memorial Day.”
     Viva! Vienna! celebration                                                              Gen. Oster, said, “It is important
     with her family on                                                                     to remember those who have                    — Caroline Barr
     Sunday afternoon.                                                                                   Vienna/Oakton Connection ❖ June 1-7, 2011 ❖ 3

                                                                                                               V0525-816 (32X48)

V0525-815 (32X48)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photos by Donna Manz/The Connection
                                                       Photos by Donna Manz/The Connection

                                                                                                                                                     Vienna Volunteer Fire Department volunteers who
                                                                                                                                                     died in 2010 were honored for their service on May
                                                                                                                                                     14. Their names were engraved on VVFD’s memorial
Linda and Brian Roberts’ Vienna home is                                                      The Roberts’ iris collection includes color             and family members of the five volunteers gathered
geared toward gardening. More than 350                                                       combinations of peach, gold, blacks, blues,             to remember them.
hybrid iris plants are the centerpiece.                                                      purple, beiges and browns and everything
                                                                                             in between.
                                                                                                                                                     Volunteer Firefighters
When Iris Eyes Are Smiling                                                                                                                           Remembered
Vienna garden highlights                                                                     shoots. It’s called the mother shoot because it pro-               n May 14, the Vienna    iary, was already named on the

350 iris hybrids.
                                                                                             duces “children,” explained Roberts.
                                                                                               Each shoot blooms but once in its lifetime. Unlike
                                                                                             bulbs in the Northern Virginia climate, iris rhizomes
                                                                                                                                                     O          Volunteer Fire De-
                                                                                                                                                                partment (VVFD)
                                                                                                                                                     honored former long-time
                                                                                                                                                                                          “It is important to remember
                                                                                                                                                                                        those who gave so much, and
                                                                                             do not ordinarily need to be dug up and protected       members who died in 2010.          these people are why we’re still
                                 By Donna Manz                                               during the winter months.                               The names of the volunteers        here,” said Joan Dempsey,
                                   The Connection                                                                                                    were engraved on the memorial      president of the VVFD Auxiliary
                                                         EVERY YEAR, when the iris garden is at its peak of                                          wall at the front of the station   and chair of the ceremonies
       n front of a house sitting on a shady road off bloom, the Roberts throw a garden party for neigh-                                             house and family members           committee.

I      Vale Road are chairs facing the roadway. Not bors. Every family brings something to snack on and
       just any chairs but colorful wood high-backed the Roberts make sure there are plenty of refresh-
       chairs with holes in the seat. In these holes are ments. The Roberts have hosted the garden party
planters and in the planters are
flowers and greenery. That’s the
                                                                            for about 12 years now, and 20 to
                                                                            30 friends usually show up, chil-
                                                                                                                                                     gathered there for a ceremony
                                                                                                                                                     recognizing their service.
                                                                                                                                                       Edward E. Purcell Jr., who
                                                                                                                                                     volunteered for almost 50
                                                                                                                                                     years; J. Patrick Rooney, presi-
                                                                                                                                                                                          VVFD president Bob Zillian
                                                                                                                                                                                        welcomed guests and Tom
                                                                                                                                                                                        Bonner, chairman of the history
                                                                                                                                                                                        committee, introduced the
                                                                                                                                                                                        families in attendance. EMS
first sign that this is no ordinary                                         dren included.                                                           dent of VVFD for many years;       Captain Monica Haley stood in
home and an even less than ordi-                                               In the gardens surrounding the                                        Edwin I. Reeves; Ryneer A.         for VVFD Chief John Morrison
nary yard.                                                                  home the Roberts have lived in for                                       Staats; and Gil Aldridge were      who was on fire department
   Out in the back are the makings                                          more than 20 years, are not only                                         memorialized. Aldridge’s wife,     business.
of a botanical park. Rows of irises,                                        iris gardens but spectacular peo-                                        Kathryn Genny Aldridge, a
in every hue and color combination                                          nies and plantings of common                                             former president of the auxil-                — Donna Manz
created by nature and man, are the                                          flower varieties. Linda Roberts and
centerpiece of the one-half acre lot                                        her husband cultivate a vegetable
belonging to Linda and Brian Rob-                                           garden, too. In it are tomato, pep-
erts.                                                                       per and eggplant plants. What en-
   “I do all this work for the enjoy-                                       hances a yard that pays homage
ment of the flowers,” said Linda                                            to nature more than a screened ga-
Roberts. “I realize it is a short                                           zebo? The Roberts have that, too.
blooming season, but it is worth                                            The 12 by 18 foot gazebo was built
[it] for the month that they bloom,                                         by Linda’s husband, Brian, from re-
to be able to enjoy them and share                                          cycled materials — barnwood,
them with people.”                       A pastel pink bicycle with         table legs, banisters and railings
   Linda Roberts bought her first iris flowers growing out of it.           among the found treasures.
plant from a woman in Reston                                                   There’s a pottery shed, too.
more than 20 years ago. She started out with a basic       When Linda Roberts is not gardening or working
blue. From that first basic blue, the garden has grown at a full-time job, she quilts. The house, she admits,
to highlight irises that are peach, beige and brown, is geared toward gardening, though.
black ([called ‘Drama Queen’) and every pastel, ev-        There is a local chapter of an iris society in North-
ery primary color, every secondary color in between. ern Virginia and plenty of information on the internet,
Roberts keeps a log of her iris plants, when they were Linda Roberts said. She recommends looking up
planted and details of the flowers’ character. Color Schreiner’s Iris Gardens in Oregon for information                                              Ed Purcell Jr.’s family was out in full-force for the
photos identify the bloom.                               on irises.                                                                                  memorial program at the Vienna Volunteer Fire
   One does not plant an iris bulb. One plants an iris     “What do I get out of my garden? The beauty of                                            Station on Center Street. Purcell was a VVFD volun-
rhizome. Iris plants “walk,” that is, the shoots spread the flowers, and the ability to share them with other                                        teer for almost 50 years.
out. There is a “mother” shoot that spreads new people,” said Roberts.
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                                                                                                                                                         Missions Yard Sale. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
                                                                                                     Deadline is         Andrew Chapel United Methodist
  One Dead,                                            re-opened to through traffic at approximately
                                                       10:45 p.m.
                                                                                                              Friday.                                       Church, 1301 Trap Road, Vienna.
                                                                                                                                                            Toys, clothes, linens, luggage, yard
                                                                                                                                                            tools, books, furniture, paintings,
  Two Critically Injured in                                                                                   THURSDAY/JUNE 2                               vases, electronics, computers and

  Loudoun Crash                                        Free Document                                          Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support
                                                                                                                 Group. 10 a.m. Unitarian
                                                                                                                                                            more. Refreshments for sale. All
                                                                                                                                                            proceeds benefit church mission
                                                                                                                 Universalist Church of Fairfax, 2709       projects.
    A two-vehicle crash Sunday night, May 29,          Shredding Event                                           Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. 703-281-
                                                                                                                                                         Benefit Garage Sale. 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
  2011, in Loudoun County claimed one life and            The Town of Vienna, in partnership with the         Introvert vs. Extrovert:                      9510 Francis Young Lane, Vienna.
  sent two Vienna residents to the hospital. The       Vienna Shopping Center, is hosting a Community            Networking, Interviewing and               Proceeds will benefit youth attending
  crash occurred at 6:40 p.m. on Route 9.              Paper Shred event on Saturday, June 11, from 9            Business Strategies. 7 p.m. The            Antioch Christian Church camp.
                                                                                                                 Women’s Center, 127 Park St., N.E.,        Power tools, snow skis, furniture, pet
    A 2010 Toyota Yaris was traveling east on Route    a.m. to 11 a.m. (or until the truck reaches capac-        Vienna. How being an introvert or          items, camping and RV items, shower
  9 when it swerved across the centerline and struck   ity) in the Vienna Community Center parking lot,          extrovert affects work relationships       stall, stool and vanity with sink,
  a westbound 1997 Toyota Forerunner head-on. Ac-      120 Cherry Street, SE.                                    and corporate culture. Techniques for      clothing, mower and weed eater,
                                                                                                                 networking, interviewing and more.         videos, books, solo-flex and more.
  cording to a witness, the driver of the Yaris was       Individuals are encouraged to bring their old          $35 non-members, $25 members.              703-938-6753.
  pre-occupied with a handheld electronic device       tax returns, checks, receipts and other sensitive         703-281-4928 ext. 276.                  Shopping Expo. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  just moments before the crash.                       documents to be securely shredded. Limit of five       Virtual Art Workshop. 10:15 a.m.              Epiphany United Methodist Church,
                                                                                                                 Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St.        1014 Country Club Drive, Vienna.
    The driver of the Yaris, Satish Mallavaram, 36,    boxes per vehicle; for personal use only. This event      N.W., Vienna. “Drawing with Pastel         Handmade goods, vendors, fleas
  of Ashburn, died at the scene.                       is free and open to the general public.                   and Charcoal: Tips and Techniques.”        market and garage sale items.
    The Forerunner driver, Anna M. Castro, 48, and        Cherry Street, between Park and Center Streets,        Bring art supplies to work along with or 703-
                                                                                                                 the DVD. 703-319-3971 or                   938-2006.
  passenger, Jose Castro-Rivas, 39, both of Vienna,    will be closed to thru traffic from approximately              A free public screening of the
  were flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital. Their inju-    8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 11.                                                           documentary on Lyme disease:
  ries are considered life threatening. Both were                                                                                                           “Under Our Skin,” 1:30 p.m. – 4
                                                          For more information, contact Parks and Recre-      SATURDAY/JUNE 4                               p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library
  wearing seat belts.                                  ation at 703-255-6360.                                 Core Strength Training. 8 a.m.                (Patrick Henry Meeting Room), 101
    The crash remains under investigation. Route 9                                                              Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445           Maple Avenue East, Vienna. More
                                                                                                                Laughlin Avenue, McLean. Instructed
                                                                                                                by Maria Spearman. Free. 703-288-                   See Bulletin, Page 9

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Father Seeks the Truth About Friendly Fire
Fighting for the
truth to honor a
soldier fallen in
friendly fire.

                                                                                   Photos courtesy of the Sharrett family
      By Meredith Billman-
                The Connection

             he knock on the door

T            that notified David
             Sharrett Sr. that his
             son had been killed
fighting in Iraq is one that every
military family dreads. The second
knock at the door, four months
later, informing him that it may
have been friendly fire that killed   Pfc. David Sharrett, of Oakton, was                                                   Pfc. David Sharrett at Fort Benning with his mother Vicki Irwin Sharrett and
his son, left deeper wounds that      killed in Iraq on Jan. 16, 2008.                                                      father David Sharrett Sr.
David Sharrett Sr. is attempting to
heal by holding the Army account-     David Sharrett was buried later      cial story wasn’t true and friendly                                   the truth about their loved ones’   grief, but you have to fight for
able for its actions.                 that month with full military hon-   fire may have been involved.                                          death and to hold the Army ac-      what’s right. [The Army] has made
   Pfc. David Sharrett, 27, of        ors at Arlington National Cem-          David Sharrett Sr. and his four                                    countable for upholding its own     it difficult to shut the door,” said
Oakton, was in the 101st Airborne     etery. He was posthumously           year fight to learn the truth about                                   policies about notifying families   David Sharrett Sr.
Division when he was killed in        awarded the Purple Heart and the     his son’s death are included in a                                     when friendly fire may have been
Balad, Iraq on Jan. 16, 2008. Two     Bronze Star.                         new movie currently touring the                                       the cause of a soldier’s death.     FIGHTING FOR THE TRUTH
other American soldiers were            It was shortly after his son’s     country. Titled, “A Second Knock                                        “I would much rather have this    has been significantly aided by his
killed during the same Al Qaeda       burial that David Sharrett Sr. be-   At The Door,” the film details the                                    in my rear view mirror and to
ambush north of Baghdad. Pfc.         gan hearing rumors that the offi-    struggles of four families to learn                                   travel along the normal lanes of                              18
                                                                                                                                                                                           See Searching, Page 19

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                                                   health care systems are unable to adequately
                                                                                                         nosed with breast cancer in Washington, D.C.,
                                                                                                         are still more likely to die from the disease than                1606 King Street
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                                                                                                         women in the rest of the country.
                                                                                                            Awareness is not enough. Women need to
place on June 4 on the                             our nation’s capital, many women do not fully
                                                   understand the disease and are often confused
                                                                                                         truly understand breast cancer, including how
                                                                                                         it’s detected and treated. We find that myths
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National Mall.                                     about the importance of early detection. Many         and misconceptions are still widespread. Many
                                                   women still struggle to get off work or find          women are afraid of screening, thinking it is
                                                                                                                                                                          Kemal Kurspahic
                                                   the time to navigate a fragmented health care         painful and that a cancer diagnosis equals a                    Editor ❖ 703-778-9414
                       By Nancy G. Brinker         system that sends them far from home or work          death sentence.                                  
                                                   for screenings and doctor’s appointments —               The region’s overly fragmented health care                      Donna Manz
           or nearly three decades, millions have especially if they are under or uninsured.             system also produces substantial barrier to                      Contributing Writer

F          walked or run to honor a loved one        Together, we can make an impact, both right
           and to both raise awareness and funds here and abroad. On June 4 on the National
           to fight breast cancer — both for those Mall, we will host the 22nd running of the
battling the disease today and those who may Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure. Up
be impacted in the future. This bold statement to 75 percent of all the funds raised by the
                                                                                                         accessing care for major segments of the popu-
                                                                                                         lation. Many women cannot access affordable
                                                                                                         screening because there is too little funding
                                                                                                         for programs that provide free and low-cost
                                                                                                         mammograms. These women face economic
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of unity has given hope to millions and has Komen Global Race will stay right here to help               and transportation barriers that keep them       
helped fuel critical investments in breast health local women in our community. The rest will            from seeking help. We need to make it easier
programs and cutting-edge research that is sav- go to support our efforts to share the lessons           for women to take good care of themselves.                 To place an advertisement, call the ad
ing lives every day.                               we have learned educating low-resource                   Thanks in large part to the funds raised last              department between 9 a.m. and
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events worldwide. People are walking in Rich- increasing awareness and improving the care                the system to work together, in a more effi-     
mond and Rome; Cleveland and Cairo. It has women in our region receive. We’ve had some                   cient and effective manner, so that women                              Andrea Smith
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I    in the garden with my three
     girls. We harvested spinach,
lettuce and asparagus, and planted
                                          When friends ask what they can
                                       do to help our planet and give
                                       something back to Virginia’s lands
                                                                                the farm to your table produces
                                                                                less greenhouse gas emissions and
                                                                                often requires little or no packag-
                                                                                                                      who produce our food — farmers,
                                                                                                                      ranchers and fishermen — all over
                                                                                                                      the world. I invite you to check out
                                                                                                                                                                                Linda Pecquex

                                                                                                                                                                      CONNECTION NEWSPAPERS,
tomatoes, peppers, zucchini and        and waters, one recommendation           ing. The real bonus is in freshness   some of the resources we offer to
                                                                                                                                                                           Peter Labovitz
some of our favorite herbs, includ-    I typically share this time of year      that you can taste.                   get you started thinking about                        President/CEO
ing basil and dill. After we cleaned   is to eat locally and enjoy fresh          You can find local in-season pro-   food      and      nature,     visit
                                                                                                                                                                               Mary Kimm
soil from our tools and shoes, I       fruits and vegetables that are in        duce and other goods at nearby                       Publisher/Chief Operating Officer
couldn’t help feeling a sense of       season. Here in Virginia, we are         grocery stores, at farmers markets      Isn’t it time to make better                          703-778-9433
pride along with my tired muscles.     lucky to have farm and farmer’s          or through a community-sup-           choices and possibly start some
   Our garden provides a large part    markets throughout the state pro-        ported agriculture program (CSA).     new family traditions? So enjoy                         Jerry Vernon
                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Vice President
of our family’s diet, and we also      ducing some of the best sweet            A quick online search in Virginia     the spring and summer vegetables,   
fish and hunt for much of our pro-     corn, heirloom tomatoes, peaches         on turned        enjoy time with your family and
                                                                                                                                                                            Wesley DeBrosse
tein. We also grow enough to sell      and many other delicious choices         up 140 CSA options and more than      enjoy the natural landscapes of                          Controller
at our local farmer’s market on        to fill out a summer menu with           80 farmers markets. Plus, you will    Virginia. Before you know it, the
                                                                                                                                                                             Debbie Funk
Saturdays, along with fresh bread      family and friends.                      have the opportunity to meet the      kids will be heading back to school                    National Sales
and eggs. By working together in          You often hear the term “carbon       people growing your food and sup-     and the autumn chill will be in the                    703-778-9444
our garden, we not only grow our       footprint” as it relates to our travel   port Virginia’s hard-working farm-    air. And then we can look forward
own food, but also we grow closer      habits or other energy choices, but      ers and ranchers.                     to broccoli, collard greens, apples                   Jeanne Theismann
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   Of course, not everyone has the     food also produces a carbon foot-        etables is good for the planet and                                        
                                                                                                                         Michael L. Lipford is Virginia executive
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                                                                                       healthy living and weight
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Brinker Toastmasters. 9:30 a.m. at
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                                                                                                                                              Send         announcements          to                                                                                              Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E.,
                                                                                                                                            Deadline is Thursday for the following                                                                                              Manassas Heritage Railway
                                                                                                                                            week’s paper. Photos/artwork encouraged.   “Under the Influ-                                                                          Festival & Civil War Weekend.
                                                                                                                                            For     additional     listings,   visit   ence” is a solo ex-                                                                        10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Manassas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Museum, 9101 Prince William Street,
                                                                                                                                                                                       hibit of photographs                                                                       Manassas. Step into a military
                                                                                                                                                                                       by Terri Parent, on                                                                        encampment on the museum lawn as
                                                                                                                                            THURSDAY/JUNE 2                                                                                                                       living historians from Confederate
                                                                                                                                                                                       display through June
                                                                                                                                            “Jack and the Bean-Stalk.” 12 p.m.                                                                                                    and Union regiments demonstrate
                                                                                                                                               1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road,
                                                                                                                                                                                       30 at the Artists                                                                          wartime medicine, musket and
                                                                                                                                               Tyson’s Corner. With an irreverent      Atelier Gallery, 1144                                                                      artillery fire, and camp life. Free
                                                                                                                                               Cow, a crafty, bean-peddling Stranger   Walker Road, Suite H                                                                       crafts for children, tours of historic
                                                                                                                                               and a saucy Hen What Lays the                                                                                                      caboose, music, and model railroad
                                                                                                                                               Golden Eggs. Tickets $15 at
                                                                                                                                                                                       in Great Falls.                                                                            displays a community celebration of
                                                                                                                                      or 703-854-                                                                    Manassas Railway heritage. Outside
                                                                                                                                               1856.                                                                                                                              activities free, $1 Museum admission.
                                                                                                                                            Bill Cosby. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap                                                                                                          703-369-1873.
                                                                                                          Photo courtesy of 1st Stage          Foundation for the Performing Arts,        crafts for children, tours of                                                         Wolf Trap’s 22nd Annual
                                                                Katie Nigsch-Fairfax, Edward C. Nagle and Matt Dew-                            1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $40 in             historic caboose, music, and                                                            Louisiana Swamp Romp. 2 p.m.
                                                                berry (rear) in the 1st Stage production of ‘By Jeeves.’                       house, $20 lawn.         model railroad displays a                                                               Wolf Trap Foundation for the
                                                                                                                                            Jesse Malin: Night of Stories and             community celebration of                                                                Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road,
                                                                                                                                               Songs. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227            Manassas Railway heritage.                                                              Vienna. With Trombone Shorty &

                                                                                                                                               Maple Ave. E., Vienna.                     Outside activities free, $1                                                             Orleans Avenue, Sonny Landreth,
                                                                                                                                                             Museum admission. 703-                                                                  Geno Delafose & French Rockin’
                                                                                                                                                                                          369-1873.                                                                               Boogie, and Steve Riley & The Mamou
                                                                                                                                                                                       “By Jeeves.” 2 p.m. and 8                                                                  Playboy. $25.
                                                                                                                                            FRIDAY/JUNE 3                                 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring
                                                                                                                                            “By Jeeves.” 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524           Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A musical         Foundation for the Performing Arts,

                                                                Comedy                                                                         Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A         inspired by the P. G Wodehouse              1624 Trap Road, Vienna. With the          MONDAY/JUNE 6
                                                                                                                                               musical inspired by the P. G               stories of Bertie Wooster and Jeeves.       New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players.      Access Royale, Burning Daylight,
                                                                                                                                               Wodehouse stories of Bertie Wooster        $30 adults, $15 students. 703-854-          Tickets $8-$50.           Naylor Court and Mission
                                                                                                                                               and Jeeves. $30 adults, $15 students.      1856 or                                                         South. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227
                                                                                                                                               703-854-1856 or                            jeeves.                                                                                 Maple Ave. E., Vienna.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SUNDAY/JUNE 5
                                                                ‘By Jeeves’ at                       Where and When
                                                                                                                                            I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s
                                                                                                                                               Business, Into It Over It and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Laura Cantrell at 7 p.m., followed by
                                                                                                                                                                                          Mc Graves and Nikko at 10 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Vienna Volunteer Fire Department
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will hold an All-Day Bingo in two

                                                                1st Stage.                           “BY JEEVES” AT 1ST STAGE                  Mansions at 6:30 p.m., followed by
                                                                                                                                               Future and Chris Collat Band at
                                                                                                                                                                                       “Jack and the Bean-Stalk.” 12 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sessions. Session 1 - Doors open and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sales begin at 10 a.m.. Kitchen opens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TUESDAY/JUNE 7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “Jack and the Bean-Stalk.” 12 p.m.
                                                                                                     1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean,            10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple            and 6 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill      at 11 a.m. Games begin at 12 noon.           1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road,
                                                                                                        Tickets: $15-$30. Performances         Ave. E., Vienna.                           Road, Tyson’s Corner. With an               Progressive Casino Pack game has             Tyson’s Corner. With an irreverent
                                                                             By David Siegel            through June 19. Fridays 8 p.m.,                        irreverent Cow, a crafty, bean-             $15,548 in it. Session 1’s winner will       Cow, a crafty, bean-peddling Stranger
                                                                              The Connection            Saturdays 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. and       New Majority Comedy Tour                      peddling Stranger and a saucy Hen           have a chance at $16,147! Game               and a saucy Hen What Lays the
                                                                                                        Sundays 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Call 703-      Starring Gabriel Iglesias &                What Lays the Golden Eggs. Tickets          time 12 – 4 p.m. Session 2 - Sales           Golden Eggs. Tickets $15 at
                                                                                                        854-1856 or visit http://              Russell Peters. 8 p.m. George              $15 at or            begin at 4:30 p.m. Games begin at 6 or 703-854-
                                                                              on’t try to make                    Mason University Patriot Center, 4500      703-854-1856.                               p.m. If our progressives continue to         1856.

                                                                D             sense of it. That
                                                                              will defeat the en-
                                                                              tertainment of “By
                                                                Jeeves” at 1st Stage. A whimsi-
                                                                cal musical comedy; earnestly
                                                                                                     they have cast 10 dynamos. The
                                                                                                     ensemble is fearless as only
                                                                                                     youth can be in hitting their
                                                                                                     comic marks as the production
                                                                                                                                               Patriot Circle, Fairfax. With Lisa
                                                                                                                                               Lampanelli. Tickets $49.50-$75
                                                                                                                                               through or
                                                                                                                                               703-573-SEAT, 202-397-SEAT and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Barney Live in Concert: Birthday
                                                                                                                                                                                          Bash! 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. George
                                                                                                                                                                                          Mason University Patriot Center, 4500
                                                                                                                                                                                          Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Celebrate
                                                                                                                                                                                          Barney’s birthday with more than 25
                                                                                                                                                                                          upbeat sing-along tunes. Tickets $20-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      build, they will be worth even more in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      session 2. Game time 6 – 10 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Free dinner will be served during the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      break between session 1 and session
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Visit the Vienna Volunteer Fire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Department website at http://
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hank and Cupcakes, HyeTension
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and Fives. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WEDNESDAY/JUNE 8
                                                                accomplished lighthearted fun        picks up speed. With the simple        German American Exchange                      $30, $45 Gold Circle Seats and $75
                                                                                                                                               Concert. 7 p.m. McLean High                Dino Seats also available. 703-573-      Saint Luke Organ Celebration. 4              Ian McLagan. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java,
                                                                by a large ensemble cast out to      choreographed dances and                  School, 1633 Davidson Road, McLean.        SEAT or             p.m. Saint Luke Parish, 7001                 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna.
                                                                please. If you enjoy that very       movement by Jordan Gehley, the            The McLean HS Chamber Orchestra         Billy T’s Time Machine. 5 p.m.                 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Organist  
                                                                                                                                               performing with forty students from        Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445           Paul Skevinton performs works
       “EXQUISITE THAI CUISINE”                                 peculiar British sense of absur-
                                                                dity full of visual and verbal
                                                                                                     cast moves breathlessly with
                                                                                                     rarely a missed beat. The costum-
                                                                                                                                               Detmolder Jugendorchester of               Laughlin Ave., McLean. Free. 703-           ranging from the Baroque to the 20th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                THURSDAY/JUNE 9
                                                                                                                                               Detmold, Germany. Beethoven’s Fifth        288-9505.                                   century. Free, donations accepted.
                                                                foolishness often scolding the       ing by Cheryl Wu is delicious.            Symphony, Grieg’s Piano Concert,        Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tysons-              703-356-0670 or                           Ted Vigil: A Tribute to John
       ✭✭✭ Conde Nast Traveler                                                                                                                 Leroy Anderson’s The Typewriter and        Pimmit Regional Library, 7584                          Denver. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227
                                                                upper classes with tongue firmly       Many in the ensemble have
       “50 Best” Washington Post                                                                                                               more. Free, donations welcome.             Leesburg Pike , Falls Church.            “By Jeeves.” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 1st              Maple Ave. E., Vienna.
       “.. Would be equally hip in Paris, Bangkok or Soho.”     in cheek this is for you.            terrific voices and most carry                        Sponsored by the Friends of the             Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons
                               The New York Times March, 1998     “By Jeeves” is best described      notes well. The lively music is        Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.M.S.                Library. Books, magazines and more          Corner. A musical inspired by the P. G    “Jack and the Bean-Stalk.” 12 p.m.
                                                                as a flimsy frolic. A missing        cued up and played admirably              Pinafore.” 8 p.m. Wolf Trap                for adults and children.                    Wodehouse stories of Bertie Wooster          1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road,
                                        banjo at a church gathering          by pianist Billie Whittaker and
                                                                                                                                               Foundation for the Performing Arts, or           and Jeeves. $30 adults, $15 students.        Tyson’s Corner. With an irreverent
                                                                                                                                               1624 Trap Road, Vienna. With the           703-790-8088.                               703-854-1856 or                              Cow, a crafty, bean-peddling Stranger
                                                                somewhere in England in the          bassist Jon Steele. The voices            New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players.    Tea and Chocolate. 1 p.m. Colvin Run                and a saucy Hen What Lays the
                                                                mid-1930s starts the roller          are especially lovely in duets            Tickets $8-$50.          Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great       “Jack and the Bean-Stalk.” 12 p.m.              Golden Eggs. Tickets $15 at
                                                                                                                                                                                          Falls. Discussion and sampling. $25.        1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road,   or 703-854-
                                                                coaster ride. There are any num-     and larger numbers. Voice                                                            Registration required at 703-759-           Tyson’s Corner. With an irreverent           1856.
                                                                ber of mistaken identities, sev-     standouts include Katie Nigsch-        SATURDAY/JUNE 4                               2771.                                       Cow, a crafty, bean-peddling Stranger     Lecture: “The Battle of Big
                                                                eral star-crossed lovers, speedy     Fairfax, Paul R. Scanlan and           Skirmish at Fairfax Court House            Community Yard Sale. 8 a.m.-2 p.m.             and a saucy Hen What Lays the                Bethel.” 7 p.m. Centreville Regional
                                                                                                                                               Reenactment and Living History             Vienna Volunteer Fire Department            Golden Eggs. Tickets $15 at                  Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive,
                                                                word plays that hit and miss and     Joshua Rosenblum.                         Day. Historic Fairfax Courthouse,          Auxiliary, 400 Center St. S., Vienna. or 703-854-           Centreville. Speaker Rick Britton
                                                                about 10 songs with music that         The first-rate touch of Matt            4000 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. A         Tours of the fire equipment.                1856.                                        discusses The Battle of Big Bethel at
                                                                provides a wave to carry every-      Dewberry as valet Jeeves is cen-          reenactment of the first organized         Refreshments available for purchase.     Community Wide Pet Blessing. 2                  this special 150th anniversary lecture.
                                                                                                                                               land engagement of the Civil War will      Free admission.               p.m. Antioch Christian Church, 1860          Sponsored by the Bull Run Civil War
                                                                thing forward. At the end love       tral. He is above the inane               occur from 1-2 p.m. west of the         Colvin Run Community Hall Dance.               Beulah Road, Vienna. Free gift to            Round Table. Free. 703-830-2223.
                                                                conquers all.                        higher-class mores of his man             Courthouse grounds at the corner of        10201 Colvin Run Road                       every pet blessed, pet supply vendors     Art about Art. 7:30 p.m. Vienna Art
                                                                  “By Jeeves” is the trifle of the   and protagonist Bertram                   North and Main Streets. After the       Great Falls. Live music by The Family          and ways to help other pets in the           Center, 115 Pleasant St. N.W.,
                                                                                                                                               skirmish reenactment meet the              band. Lesson at 8 p.m. for $5, dancing      area. or 703-             Vienna. Artist and children’s book
                                                                mind of Alan Ayckbourn who           Wooster played by Edward. C.              Cavalry and infantry reenactors at         9-11:30 p.m. $12. 703-795-2003 or           938-6753.                                    illustrator Jonathan Linton, who will
                                  Photo by Kenneth M. Wyner     wrote the book and lyrics based      Nagel in his profession debut.            Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee                         A Dance for Japan Relief. 1 p.m.                demonstrate principals of design.
                                                                upon the works of that British         The work of Dewberry is in-             Highway, to talk about the              World Children’s Concert. 6:30 p.m.            George Mason University Harris               Free. 703-319-3971 or
                                                                                                                                               reenactment, what it was like for          Christ Crossman United Methodist            Theater, 4400 University Drive,    

               Join Us For                                               .G.
                                                                writer P Wodehouse (1881-
                                                                1975). Music was composed by
                                                                Tony Award winning Andrew
                                                                                                     spired; he speaks few lines and
                                                                                                     then with a coolly clipped dic-
                                                                                                     tion; careful in presentation.
                                                                                                                                               soldiers in the 19th century, and
                                                                                                                                               explore the historic Blenheim Estate.
                                                                                                                                               Also at the Blenheim Estate will be
                                                                                                                                               the Virginia Historical Society panel
                                                                                                                                                                                          Church, 384 North Washington St.,
                                                                                                                                                                                          Falls Church. Broadway, opera, folk
                                                                                                                                                                                          and more. $10-$20.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fairfax. Kikuyuki Dancers of America,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Inc. present Onoe style Japanese
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      classical dance, a raffle and silent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      auction of Japanese textiles, arts, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY/JUNE 10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “By Jeeves.” 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524
                                                                Lloyd Webber usually known for       Dewberry’s greatest gift is his
             Lunch & Dinner                                     lush, big musicals such as
                                                                “Cats,” or “Evita.”
                                                                                                     demeanor; twinkling eyes, lifted
                                                                                                     eyebrows, a titled face with
                                                                                                                                               exhibit, An American Turning Point:
                                                                                                                                               The Civil War in Virginia, from May
                                                                                                                                               23 to June 6. Free. 703-591-0560.
                                                                                                                                            Manassas Heritage Railway
                                                                                                                                                                                       Scrub Your Paws Dog Wash. 1-4
                                                                                                                                                                                          p.m. at the Antioch Christian Church
                                                                                                                                                                                          parking lot, 1860 Beulah Road,
                                                                                                                                                                                          Vienna. Hosted by Junior Girl Scout
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      crafts. All proceeds donated to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Japanese Red Cross Society. $40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      general admission, $25 students,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      available at 888-945-2468 or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   musical inspired by the P. G
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Wodehouse stories of Bertie Wooster
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and Jeeves. $30 adults, $15 students.
                                                                                                     turned down mouth, with a
                     Open Daily: Mon – Sun                                                                                                     Festival & Civil War Weekend.              Troop 3735 from Wolftrap                                    703-854-1856 or
                                                                DIRECTOR                 STEVIE      smirk or a quiet look of disdain.         10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Manassas                Elementary School. The troop will        Mike Terpak Blues Explosion. 6        
11964 Market Street (Reston Towncenter) Reston • 703-435-4188                                                                                  Museum, 9101 Prince William Street,        also sell home made dog treats.             p.m. Concerts on the Green, Great         Alte Kameraden. 7 p.m. Old Town
                                                                ZIMMERMAN is new to the              He is the underlying strength to
    8142 Watson St. (Tysons) McLean • 703-356-2288              Washington, D.C. area and does       the evening. The cast uses him
                                                                                                                                               Manassas. Step into a military             Donations benefit the Friends of            Falls Village Center, Great Falls.           Plaza, 3955 Chain Bridge Road,
                                                                                                                                               encampment on the museum lawn as           Homeless Animals.                           Blues.              Fairfax. Gemütlichkeit festmusik.
                   FREE Delivery Available                      fine with the frivolity. With Mu-    for protection when the going             living historians from Confederate or 703-407-          Rockshop Unleashed at 1:30 p.m.,                Weather permitting. Bring a blanket
                                                                sic Director Jeffry Newberger        gets way out there.                       and Union regiments demonstrate            4229.                                       followed by Kurtis Parks and The             or lawn chair and a picnic basket.
            Please call for details for each location.                                                                                         wartime medicine, musket and            Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.M.S.                 Anthem, Brian Franke and                     Free. 703-757-0220 or
                                                                                                                                               artillery fire, and camp life. Free        Pinafore.” 8 p.m. Wolf Trap                 Hathaway Brown at 8 p.m.           
10 ❖ Vienna/Oakton Connection ❖ June 1-7, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                   Vienna/Oakton Connection ❖ June 1-7, 2011 ❖ 11
                                                                 Back Row: Vikram
                                                                 Sardana, Sasha
                                                                 Trubetskoy, Jaisohn Kim,
                                                                 David Noursi, and
                                                                 Eduard Danalache. Front
                                                                 Row: Kunal Shroff, non-
                                                                 team member Alex
                                                                 Tisseront, Arthur
                                                                 Tisseront, Jordan Ganley,
                                                                 Alison Luckett, Alexis
                                                                 Gillmore, and Dhriti Vij.
                                                                                         Photo by
                                                                                     Julie Inglis/
                                                                                  The Connection

                                                                 Kilmer’s Science Olympians
                                                                                By Julie Inglis        graders earned a 19th place finish      fellow seventh-grader Jordan
                                                                                 The Connection        out of 60 competing teams.              Ganley.
                                                                                                         Team member and seventh-
                                                                          ifteen students, one state   grader Alison Luckett explained         STUDENTS FELT POSITIVE

                                                                 F        championship and six
                                                                          medals at Nationals.
                                                                          Kilmer Middle School’s
                                                                 Division B Science Olympiad team
                                                                 has set their bar with the past
                                                                                                       how her team overcame some
                                                                                                       challenging odds to get to nation-
                                                                                                       als: the Kilmer team beat longtime
                                                                                                       state champion Longfellow Middle
                                                                                                       School, placing first at the state
                                                                                                                                               about their first nationals experi-
                                                                                                                                               ence, saying there seemed less ten-
                                                                                                                                               sion than in previous tournament
                                                                                                                                               experiences. “I guess that every-
                                                                                                                                               one there figures, ‘Wow we got this
  All business proceeds on beliefs,                              year’s achievements.
                                                                   On May 20-21, a team of stu-
                                                                                                       tournament. “It was pretty cool. I
                                                                                                       didn’t actually expect it,” said sev-
                                                                                                                                               far; I guess we can finally relax a
                                                                                                                                               little bit,’” said Alison Luckett.
  or judgments of probabilities,                                 dents from Kilmer represented Vir-
                                                                 ginia at the National Science
                                                                                                       enth-grader Dhriti Vij.
                                                                                                         “Originally it was kind of like a
                                                                                                                                               Alexis Gillmore, an eighth-grader
                                                                                                                                               chimed in: “You just go and do

  and not on certainties. —Charles Eliot                         Olympiad tournament. In the tour-
                                                                 nament, held at the University of
                                                                                                       state of shock: this is our second
                                                                                                       year as a team, so we never really
                                                                                                                                               however well you’re gonna do. It’s
                                                                 Wisconsin at Madison, the 11          considered that we’d be going to
                                                                 eighth-graders and four seventh-      nationals as seventh-graders,” said              See Kilmer’s, Page 13

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nationals this year, 23 of which
contribute to a team’s overall
score, according to the Kilmer
team’s assistant coordinator,
Samia Noursi. Each of the 23
events was scored from 1 to 59                                                                                                                 To add your Realtor represented Open House
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taled: the lowest scored team won,
Noursi explained.
   The Kilmer team earned medals
in six of 26 events at the national
tournament and placed within the
top 20 on 15 of 26 events.

                                                                                                                    Photo by Samia Noursi
   Event requirements range from
building to taking tests. Seventh-
grader Arthur Tisseront displayed
a cheat sheet covered with writ-
ing and charts, explaining that his
team had used it in the Anatomy
event—an event that requires stu-
dents to take an exam. “At nation-
als it was a 144 question test, so if   Kilmer Middle science Olympians pictured at national
you just relied on this, there’s no     competition. Back Row: Nate Vollbrecht, Ryan Gottwald,
way you would’ve been able to fin-      Eduard Danalache, Alexis Gillmore, David Noursi, Alex
ish,” he said.                          Nelson, Sasha Trubetskoy, and Chris Liu. Middle Row:
   The Junkyard Challenge event,        Alison Luckett, Pranav Balan, Jaisohn Kim, Vikram
on the other hand, required             Sardana, and Nathaniel Taylor. Front Row: Kunal Shroff,
eighth-graders Alex Nelson and          Andy Zhao, Arthur Tisseront, and Dhriti Vij.
Jaisohn Kim to build a prear-
ranged object with materials they       Sardana, an eighth-grader, said.         had encouraged his participation.
had brought with them. In this          Sardana went on to explain how           “She thought I would do really
case, that object, according to         the event, Disease Detectives, had       well in it; so in seventh grade I did
Samie Noursi, was a catapult.           allowed him to study epidemiol-          it and I continued in eighth grade.”
   “I think getting time manage-        ogy. “It’s a topic that’s not covered
ment together was the hardest           in school at all. It’s just not in the   THE EIGHTH-GRADE STU-
because I had so many events,”          curriculum.”                             DENTS of the team are moving
said Jaisohn Kim when recollect-          Students recalled how they got         on to high schools including James
ing his most challenging part of        involved in the Science Olympiad.        Madison High School and Thomas
the year for the Science Olympiad.      Kunal Shroff, a seventh-grader,          Jefferson High School for Science
Eduard Danalache, another               reminisced how the Science Olym-         and Technology. Some, such as
eighth-grader had a similar obser-      piad had been unavailable at his         Vikram Sardana, expressed inter-
vation, “The challenging part is        elementary school: he started            est in continuing with Science
probably how much time it takes         when he came to Kilmer.                  Olympiad through high school.
because it takes lots of dedica-          Looking back, eighth-grader            Sardana said, “I do think that I’m
tion.”                                  David Noursi explained that a            going to continue it. It’s been a lot
   “It’s a lot of fun,” Vikram          teacher from elementary school           of fun so far.”

   Hundreds Run, Walk in Vienna Elementary Race
   A little more than 700
   runners and walkers
   were registered and
   present for the 7th
   annual Vienna Elemen-
   tary School 5K race
   and 1 Mile Fun Run on
   Sunday morning, May
   1. The race course
   passed the USATF
   Certification process
   this year and is now an
   USATF-Certified 5K
   Race Course. A list of
   all runners and walk-
   ers is listed on the
   website, http://                                                                                                                             Vienna/Oakton Connection ❖ June 1-7, 2011 ❖ 13
                                                                                                                                 Vienna/Oakton Connection Sports Editor Rich Sanders

                       Sports                                                                                                                    703-224-3031 or

                                                Photo by Craig Sterbutzel/The Connection
Madison’s Allison Hahn gets off a shot during last Thursday’s region                                                                                Photo by Rich Sanders/The Connection
title game played at Robinson Secondary. Oakton’s Zora Stephenson                              Oakton’s Kelsey Clarke (left) scored three goals in the finals loss to the
(left) defends.                                                                                Warhawks.

Madison Girls Win First-Ever Region Lacrosse Crown
Warhawks, in the                                                                               ther off a break or in more methodical set-
                                                                                               up play, continually found ways to get off
                                                                                                                                                four goals during the key Madison scoring
                                                                                                                                                spell, while Hahn and Bisson both tallied
finals, handle local                                                                           good shots against a talented Oakton squad.
                                                                                               One huge key in Madison’s offensive suc-
                                                                                                                                                   Madison’s lead reached 10 goals at 19-9
rival Oakton.                                                                                  cess was its ability to hold onto the ball and
                                                                                               dominate possession time.
                                                                                                                                                on a penalty goal by Kerrigan less than five
                                                                                                                                                minutes into the start of the second half.
                                                                                                  “We let them take way too many shots,”        The Warhawks never led by more than 10
                       By Rich Sanders                                                         said Oakton coach Jean Counts, a sister-in-      goals as Oakton outscored Madison, 5-4,
                          The Connection                                                       law of Amanda Counts, the Madison coach.         over the final 20 minutes.
                                                                                                  Jean Counts said it was difficult for the        When the final horn sounded, Madison
            he scenario could not have been                                                    Oakton coaching staff to game-plan defen-        had captured its’ first-ever region crown in

T           much better for Vienna-area
            high school girls’ lacrosse fans
            last Thursday evening, May 26,
as cross-town rivals Madison and Oakton
met in the Northern Region championship
                                                                                               sively for Madison because of the numer-
                                                                                               ous Warhawk players who can be game-
                                                                                               changers on offense.
                                                                                                  “Normally in these games, there are two
                                                                                               or three girls [from the other team] you
                                                                                                                                                girls’ lacrosse.
                                                                                                                                                   “It’s the first time our team has made it
                                                                                                                                                to the finals,” said Hahn, of the Madison
                                                                                                                                                program. “I’m so happy and proud of all
                                                                                                                                                these girls and all the coaches.”
game.                                                                                          have to watch,” she said.                           While Madison’s roster is filled with many
  The finals contest, played at Robinson                                                          But such is not the case for Madison,         talented players, the key for the Warhawks
Secondary, matched powerful and unbeaten                                                       which had defeated visiting Oakton, 23-15,       this season has been their unselfishness and
Madison, champions of the Liberty District,                                                    in a late regular season game on April 27.       dedication to playing as a team.
versus Oakton, a team with a less formi-                                                          “It’s very hard to game plan for an entire       “We play as a team and all love each
dable win-loss record which, nonetheless,                                                      team,” said Counts.                              other,” said Rivera-Silva, the Warhawks’
had captured the Concorde District title and                                                      The coach said her Cougars, in the region     goalie. “We’ve worked so hard [in recent
was riding an eight-game win streak which          Photo by Rich Sanders/The Connection        title game, did not play with their normal,      years] to get here. We wanted to come out
included a district finals win over Chantilly   Allison Hahn, shown here with the              confident mindset.                               today swinging for 50 minutes.”
— another region stalwart.                      ball during Madison’s region finals               “One thing that frustrated me was they           Hahn, this year’s Northern Region Player
  Madison, in a high-scoring region title       win over Oakton, was recently                  were acting kind of scared,” she said. “I’m      of the Year, said Madison, over the latter
game affair, more than lived up to its acco-    named the Northern Region Player               very excited for our team [reaching the fi-      part of the season, has not been focused on
lades by building up an eight-goal halftime     of the Year.                                   nals] because we have a huge amount of           going unbeaten. The Warhawks have just
lead on way to a 23-14 finals win. It was                                                      girls who have been on the varsity for three     wanted to take care of business one game
the Warhawks’ first region title in program     Bisson, both with four goals; senior           years. But for some reason we were over-         at a time, and that has carried over into the
history.                                        midfielder Allison Hahn (3 goals); and         matched today.”                                  postseason as Madison has won six consecu-
  “This game was real personal for us be-       freshmen Samantha Babbit (2 goals). Single        The two teams could well meet once            tive playoff games, including region tour-
cause they live right next door to us,” said    goal games came from junior defender           again at states.                                 nament victories over Lake Braddock,
Madison sophomore goalie Taylor Rivera-         Molly Web, freshmen midfielder Alex                                                             Westfield, Chantilly, and now the Cougars.
Silva, of the local rival versus Oakton.        Condon, and junior midfielder Annie Tracz.     OAKTON LED MADISON, 3-2 less than                   “I don’t think going undefeated was ever
“We’ve played against these players for a       Rivera-Silva played outstanding in earning     seven minutes into the game, played on a         a real goal for us,” said Hahn. “Our first goal
long time. It’s nice to play them in such a     the win in the net for Madison.                hot, sunny late afternoon, early evening.        was to win the district. We had good play-
high pressure game.”                              Oakton (15-6), making its first region fi-   Clarke, in a crowd of players near the Madi-     ers going into the season but didn’t know
  Both teams are set to move on to the state    nals appearance since winning the region       son goal, scored from close range less than      how good we’d be. Every single player on
playoffs with quarterfinals home games          crown in both 2007 and 2008, received a        30 seconds into the start of the contest.        this team can score and our defense is rock
slated for later this week.                     big game from junior attack/midfielder         Later, with the score tied at 2-2, Clarke, off   solid.”
  Madison (19-0), under head coach              Carly Palmucci, who scored a game-high         an assist from Revel, scored again on a             Hahn said Madison began playing its best
Amanda Counts, saw several players come         seven goals. Kelsey Clarke, a junior attack,   straight-on shot from seven yards out after      late in the season following its spring break
up with big scoring games in the region fi-     added three goals, senior midfielder Rachel    maneuvering her way through the                  trip to Clearwater, Fla. The Warhawks, af-
nals win over Oakton, led by junior             Kuykendall scored two times, and junior        Warhawks’ defense.                               ter returning from the sunshine state, won
midfielder Julia Kehoe’s five goals. The        midfielders Alex Revel and Jackie Rupp both      But Madison, over the remaining 18 min-        four games over seven days to close out the
other top goal scorers for the Warhawks         had one.                                       utes of the first half, then outscored the       regular season with lots of momentum.
were freshmen midfielder/defender Katie           Madison’s high-octane offense was close      Cougars, 14-5, to build a 16-8 halftime lead        “We came back as a tighter team and
Kerrigan and junior midfielder Megan            to being unstoppable as the Warhawks, ei-      to take control of the game. Kehoe scored        rolled into districts,” said Hahn.
14 ❖ Vienna/Oakton Connection ❖ June 1-7, 2011                                                                                                   
                        The County Line

Dulles Rail in Crisis?                                                                                                                               Metrorail Schedule
Rising costs, station                                                                                                                                  According to Metropolitan Wash-
                                                                                                                                                     ington Airport Authority website:
choice and ideology                                                                                                                                  Construction of Phase 1 of the
sow discord rolling                                                                                                                                  Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project is
                                                                                                                                                     underway with efforts concentrated
into Phase 2.                                                                                                                                        in Tysons Corner where preparations
                                                                                                                                                     for construction of a short tunnel,
                                                                                                                                                     the beginnings of station founda-
               By Nicholas Horrock                                                                                                                   tions and installation of the first pier
                           The Connection                                                                                                            to support the guideway are taking
          First of a two-part series.
                                                                                                                                                     Phase 1 will run from the East Falls
      n the space of two months, the han-                                                                                                            Church Metro Station westward

I     dling of the Dulles rail project by the
      Metropolitan Washington Airport Au-
      thority has come under a major legal
attack, a challenge by a senior member of
Congress, the angry criticism of the gover-
                                                                                                                                                     with four stations in Tysons Corner
                                                                                                                                                     to the Wiehle Avenue Station at the
                                                                                                                                                     eastern edge of Reston. Revenue
                                                                                                                                                     service will begin in late 2013.

nor of Virginia and has outraged the mem-                                                                                                            Phase 2, opening in 2016, has six
bers of the Fairfax and Loudoun Boards of                                     Photo courtesy of Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority            stations – Reston Parkway, Herndon-
Supervisors.                                      Leesburg Pike (Route 7) will be expanded from six lanes to eight lanes                             Monroe, Route 28, Dulles Airport,
                                                  between Route 123 and the Dulles Toll Road as part of the Dulles Corri-                            Route 606 and Route 772.
  ❖ On April 6, the MWAA voted to select          dor Metrorail construction. The Route 7 expansion is necessary to make
an underground station design at Dulles In-       room for the future Metrorail line through Tysons Corner.
ternational Airport that will cost an esti-                                                                                                           At a hearing on the new rail line, former
mated $325 million more than the compet-          several members of the Fairfax County            that “toll rates cannot be increased with-      U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-11) said airline pas-
ing above-ground plan, raising the Phase 2        Board of Supervisors trying to get zoning        out bound. At a high enough price, poten-       sengers would only make up some 7 per-
cost of the $6 billion project $1 billion more    approval to build a “control station” on         tial customers will find other ways of com-     cent of the riders of riders when it is built.
than previous estimates.                          Fisher Avenue. The WMAA won the vote             pleting their journeys and will not pay the     He is quoting an estimate by Dulles Corri-
  ❖ The governor of Virginia and the su-          only on a technicality of zoning law, but        higher toll.”                                   dor Users Group, which is often critical of
pervisors of Fairfax and Loudoun counties         testimony at the meeting disclosed that             By 2009, Wilbur Smith Associates took a      the MWAA.
angrily attacked the MWAA and said that           MWAA chose one site in 2007 and held it          new view of its income potential in a re-          The estimate may not be far off.
the Virginia partners in the project will not     for four years before deciding it was not        port to MWAA, characterizing Dulles Toll        Maryland’s Baltimore Washington Interna-
pay the additional costs.                         suitable. Supervisor John Foust (D -             Road as being in a corridor of high income      tional Airport (BWI) has had its own rail
  ❖ On April 14, two users of the Dulles          Dranesville) called the MWAA’s behavior          people who would place a high value on          station for years and is served by MARC and
Toll Road sued the MWAA in Federal Court          during the weeks of debate over the loca-        saving time and said “the long term eco-        Amtrak and Baltimore light rail. The air-
challenging its constitutional right to col-      tion “arrogant.”                                 nomic and demographic outlook is very fa-       port reports that 99 percent of its passen-
lect tolls, the second lawsuit on this issue         One key issue that has dogged the rail        vorable.”                                       gers use bus, cab or private car to reach
in recent years. The current funding plan         project is its reliance for financing on tolls      “Revenue soars under the 2009 forecast       BWI.
calls for motorists who use the Dulles Toll       from the Dulles Toll Road. In 1984, when         along with steeply higher tolls,” the              A slightly higher percentage of the BWI
Road to pay for nearly 60 percent of the          the road opened for traffic, tolls were used     Tollroadsnews reported.                         workforce uses rail, and it is estimated at
rail project, some $3.7 billion.                  to pay for operations and support $57 mil-          The actual use of the road dipped slightly   Dulles that a significant portion of the
  ❖ On May 10, U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-           lion in debt to finance the 16-mile road.        in 2008 primarily due to the slowing of the     13,000 airport workers will use the Dulles
10) introduced legislation in the House of        Using the tolls to fund the rail project could   economy.                                        Rail.
Representatives that would make it easier         be an example of “mission creep.”                   Now with billions in rail construction on       To attend a MWAA meeting in its crowded
to replace members of the MWAA, increase             Then, in 2005, the first of two crucial       the line, MWAA is faced with a dilemma. It      little conference room at the north end of
the authority’s size and increase the num-        developments occurred. The tolls were            needs to raise tolls to pay for Dulles rail,    Reagan National Airport is to begin to com-
ber of Virginia members from five to nine         raised in May to finance a bond issue for        but in doing so, MWAA may put its primary       prehend the enormity of MWAA’s task and
persons. Wolf claims the current MWAA             the Dulles Rail project — a move the law-        source of funding at risk.                      its struggle to bring organized management
board has “lost sight of its primary mission      suit asserts was unconstitutional because,          MWAA took over operation of the road         to bear on its projects.
of serving airport passengers and residents       if the tolls are not used solely for the road,   from the Virginia Department of Transpor-          The room is packed with the board’s em-
of the surrounding communities.”                  it becomes a tax and only officials elected      tation in 2005. Until that time MWAA’s ex-      ployees: police and security experts, land-
                                                  by the people can level taxes under both         pertise had been in airport management.         ing rights experts, airport management ex-
MWAA has stumbled on other issues this            the Virginia and U.S. Constitutions.                Though called the Dulles rail project, the   perts, personnel experts and construction
year. In March, seven members of the                 At almost the same time, the Metropoli-       real impetus for getting it underway some       company experts.
MWAA board voted informally to hire               tan Washington Airport Authority took over       40 years after the airport was opened was          On the day the MWAA selected the higher
Nathaniel Ford, currently chief executive of      the road as a device to secure bonds for         the extraordinary growth created by the         priced Metro headquarters, the meeting
the San Francisco Municipal Transportation        building the new Dulles corridor rail.           Dulles airport in Fairfax and Loudoun coun-     room was so crowded the authority put
Agency, at $375,000 a year to be the new             According to a report by the                  ties. Reston, Herndon and Tyson’s Corner        dozens of interested parties in a separate
chief executive of an authority that oper-, a national electronic         were villages and farmland when Dulles          meeting room a floor away.
ates two airports as well as the rail-to-Dulles   newspaper covering toll-charging entities        opened.                                            The atmosphere suggests that managing
project. He had no airport experience and         throughout the United States, the estimates         Now to drive to Dulles from the Capital      two of the most active airports in the United
it was only learned after the vote that that      of toll levels’ impact on traffic use changed    Beltway is to pass endless rows of giant cor-   States 23 million passengers passed through
he owed $75,000 in back taxes. The search         sharply between 2005 and 2009.                   porate buildings and vast expanding com-        Dulles in 2009 and 17 million through
for a chief executive continues.                     In 2005, the Wilbur Smith Associates re-      munities.                                       Reagan and running a $6.7 billion rail con-
   Only last week, the MWAA Dulles rail           ported to VDOT, which then ran the Dulles           The principle role of the Metro line will    struction project has overtaxed a body vir-
management team got into a major fight            Toll Road, that “a $2 toll would maximize        be to carry residents from those areas to       tually unchanged since it was created 25
with West Falls Church citizens groups and        revenues.” Wilbur Smith added, however,          the Pentagon, Washington and beyond.            years ago.                                                                                                              Vienna/Oakton Connection ❖ June 1-7, 2011 ❖ 15
Where Earth Day is Every Day
Epiphany Preschool in Vienna hosts                                             lina certified environmental edu-
                                                                               cator, has been teaching in the
environmental education training.                                              Vienna area since moving here
                                                                               from Raleigh in 2003. “I started
                                                                               my career in media and market-
              he teachers at             with some tools for introducing       ing, but when a move took us from

T             Epiphany Preschool
              in Vienna not only be
              lieve that every day is
Earth Day, but are trained to walk
their talk. Recently, the staff of the
                                         children to nature. Using an early
                                         childhood curriculum developed
                                         by the non-profit Project Learning
                                         Tree, we are quite confident that
                                         we can engage children in outdoor
                                                                               the beaches of southern California
                                                                               to a semi-rural area of Raleigh, I
                                                                               really wanted to learn about our
                                                                               new surroundings. By the time we
                                                                               arrived in Raleigh, it was too late
preschool participated in environ-       activities. We also know that na-     to sign my oldest son up for tradi-
mental education training from           ture provides a wonderful plat-       tional preschool, so he attended a             Tuning into the sounds of nature with “ears” made from
award-winning environmental              form for learning about everything    modified preschool at a nature                 paper cups.
educator, and Vienna resident,           from treating each other and little   center down the road. I was
Elizabeth Burke of Mud Pie Planet.       critters with respect, to under-      amazed when he arrived home                    school aged children. “What I’ve                             everything from bees to worms.”
  According to Director Karen            standing graphing and classifying,    one day and was able to identify               discovered is that children are                                For more information on the
Frick, “Our teachers have been           the latter being skills usually as-   birds by their calls. And he was               natural scientists. To use Rachel                            Epiphany Preschool Environmen-
talking about a focus on environ-        sociated with the primary grades,     barely four!”                                  Carson’s words, given the right                              tal Education Initiative, and
mental education for some time.          but which children are naturally         This experience with her own                adult ‘companionship,’ they are                              spaces for the 2011-2012 school
On a recent teacher workday, we          drawn towards.”                       children prompted Burke to pro-                able to spend a good stretch of                              year, contact Preschool Director
invited Elizabeth to provide us            Elizabeth Burke, a North Caro-      vide nature programs for pre-                  time becoming comfortable with                               Karen Frick at 703-938-2391.

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                                                                                                                                                First Baptist Church ... 703-938-8525              Church of the Good Shepherd ... 703-281-3987
                                                                                      Nursery care provided at 9:00 and 11:15 services
                                                                                                                                             The Light Mission Church ... 703-757-0877            Dunn Loring United Methodist ... 703-573-5386
                                                                                              The Rev. James Papile, Rector                    Vienna Baptist Church ... 703-281-4400              Ephiphany United Methodist ... 703-938-3494
                                                                                              The Rev. Jacqueline Thomson                    New Union Baptist Church... 703-281-2556              Great Falls United Methodist... 703-759-3705
                                                                                                The Rev. Denise Trogdon                                                                             Oakton United Methodist ... 703-938-1233
                                                                                                                                                             Buddhist                                 Vale United Methodist ... 703-620-2594
                                                                                                   703-437-6530                                                                                   Smith Chapel United Methodist ... 571-434-9680
                                                                                                             Vajrayogini Buddhist Center... 202-331-2122
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wesley United Methodist ... 703-938-8700
                                                                                             1700 Wainwright Dr., Reston                           Church of the Brethern

                                                                                                                                            Oakton Church of the Brethern ... 703-281-4411                Non-Denominational
            1133 Reston Avenue, Herndon, VA 20170                                                                                                            Catholic                              Christian Assembly Church ... 703-698-9777
                                                                                                                                              Our Lady of Good Counsel ... 703-938-2828                         Presbyterian
            Worship: Sunday, 8:00 A.M. and 11:00 A.M.                                                                                       St. Athanasius Catholic Church ... 703-759-4555           Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church
                   Sunday School: 9:30 A.M.                                                                                                   St. Mark’s Catholic Church ... 703-281-9100                       ...703-560-6336
                                                                                                                                                           Charismatic                             Korean Central Presbyterian ... 703-698-5577
                                                                                                                                                 Christian Assembly ... 703-698-9777                  Vienna Presbyterian ... 703-938-9050
                                                                                                                                                       Church of Christ                                            Quaker
                                                                                                                                               Berea Church of Christ ... 703-893-7040                 Langley Hills Friends...703-442-8394

                                                 To Highlight Your Faith Community call Karen at 703- 917-6468

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                                                                                                                        703-917-6464                                                                                                                     703-917-6400
  Zone 6: • Arlington • Great Falls
  • McLean • Vienna/Oakton             Employment                                                                        Zone 6 Ad Deadline:
                                                                                                                               Tuesday 11 a.m.
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                                                                                                                                                        • McLean • Vienna/Oakton
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 A great opportunity to                A great opportunity to                 BEST CHILDCARE JOBS!
 WORK AT HOME! WORK AT HOME!                                                    F/T, P/T, On-Call, Top Salaries                                               Curious about                                     R.N. CONTRACTORS, INC.
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     Looking for Admin support in NO.Va.                                                                                                                                 Liz Battocletti                        Licensed, Insured, Bonded • Free Estimates • Class A Lic
  private office. Must have positive attitude,                                                                                                                                                                  Phone: 703-887-3827 Fax: 703-830-3849
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                                                                               Our busy happy stimulating pediatric prac-
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                                                                                                                                                                      Since 1985/Ins & Bonded                    The HANDYMAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A DIVISION OF NURSE CONSTRUCTION
       P/T Program Assistant                                                   ing opening for a P/T position. Some trav-
                                                                                el between offices. Ideal for nurses return-
                                                                                                                                                                   Quality Service at a Fair Price
                                                                                                                                                                     Satisfaction Guaranteed                    BATHROOM REMODELING, DRYWALL,
  The Safe Community Coalition (SCC) is                                         ing to the workforce. Competitive sal-                                              Comm/Res. MD VA DC                          PAINTING, CERAMIC TILE, CARPENTRY,
  conducting a search for a part-time                                            ary with benefits. Orientation provided.                                                      POWER WASHING & MUCH MORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   You have tried the rest - NOW CALL THE BEST!!
  Program Assistant. This 20 hour per                                                 Fax resume to Attn: Sharon @
  week position will report to the SCC’s                                                           703/914-5494
                                                                                                                                                                   703-892-8648                                 Licensed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Proudly serving Northern VA - 46 yrs. exp.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 We Accept VISA/MC
  Executive Director and will be responsi-                                                                                                                                                                      Insured          703-441-8811
  ble for conducting administrative, finan-                                                                                                                CARE _ MORE
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  and go to the About Us tab for                                                                                                                                                                                 Rotten Wood, Wind Damage, Trims,
                                                                              of the Best by Entrepreneur Magazine. Home
  further information. Email       resume
                                                                              based, flexible schedule, low overhead,
                                                                                                                                                                     703-862-5904                                Windows, Doors, Deck, Stairs, Vanity,
  to:                                                                                                                                     or                                    Basement Framing, Garbage Disposal,
                                                                              wholesale accounts. Call for more information on                          LICENSED
                                                                                                                                                                     703-780-6749                     INSURED   Painting, Power Wash, Siding Repairs.
                                                                              how you can turn your passion into a business.                                                             Licensed, Bonded, Insured
            SALES & MARKETING                                                                                     703-239-8112                                 GUTTER                         GUTTER
  A Full-time, 40 hour/week, temporary posi-                                                          
  tion, with the potential of developing into a                                                                                                         PINNACLE SERVICES, INC.
  Full-time, Permanent position, in the Sales                                                                                                                      LAWN SERVICE
  & Marketing division of a leading National                                                             Nysmith School
  Wine Importer, located in Northern Virginia                                                                                                                   MOWING, TRIMMING,
                                                                                                        Preschool - 8th Grade                                        EDGING, MULCHING
  is currently available. The Company seeks a                                                         Hiring for the Fall
  detail oriented, highly motivated individual                                                                                                                                & TRIM HEDGES
  with strong organizational, multi-tasking                                                              College Degree                                                          Group Rates Avail.!
  and communication skills. This position re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of Mind!
  quires harmonious interaction with national                                •Preschool Co-Teachers
  sales staff and clients, collaboration with our                            •Elementary Co-Teachers
  overseas office, development and mainte-
  nance of point of sales material, coordina-
  tion of mass mailings and printings, press
                                                                             All subjects
                                                                             •Middle School Co-Teachers
                                                                             •Science (H.S. Level)
                                                                                                                                                            HANDYMAN                         HANDYMAN

                                                                                                                                                                                  Hand and Hand
  review updates and database maintenance.                                   •French
                                                                             •Library/Media Center                                                                                  Handyman
  Must be proficient in all Microsoft applica-
  tions including Office, Word, Excel, Win-                                  *Strong interest in performing internet re-                                             General Remodeling
  dows, Adobe Suite, Powerpoint. Italian                                     search, reference services, collection de-                                            Residential & Commercial
                                                                             velopment, circulation management, cata-                                                   Specializing in:
  speaking as well as wine experience a plus.
  Hourly Compensation commensurate with                                      loging, and management of web based                                           Kitchen/Bathroom/Basement Remodeling                              ROOFING
                                                                             media.                                                                        Plumbing • Electrical • Custom Carpentry
  abilities and experience. Please e-mail your                                Send resumes to:                                             Doors Windows • Hardwood Floors                                SIDING
  resume to                                                Fax: 703-713-3336,                                              Crown Molding • House Cleaning
                                                                                                                                                         Interior/Exterior Painting • Brick/Stone Work                       GUTTERS
                                                                                                                                                             Ceramic Tile • Decks, Fences, Patios
               EDUCATION TRAINING                                                     HOW TO SUBMIT ADS TO                                                 HOA Maintenance, Granite Counter Tops                             WINDOWS
                                                                                                                                                               Realtors Work and Much More
    Pharmacy Technician Trainees                                                                     Newspapers & Online                                Licensed and Insured Serving Northern Virginia                       DOORS
           Needed Now!                                                                             CLAS SIFIED                                              703-296-6409
     Pharmacies now hiring. No experience?                                         DEADLINES                                                                                                           
   Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.                                      Zones 1, 5, 6........................Mon @ noon
                 1-877-240-4524                                                    Zones 2, 3, 4........................Tues @ noon                     IMPROVEMENTS                        IMPROVEMENTS            703-365-2511
                              CTO SCHEV                                         E-mail ad with zone choices to: classified@connection
                                                                         or call Andrea @ 703-778-9411                                                                                   LAWN SERVICE                         LAWN SERVICE
     DENTAL ASSISTANT TRAINEES                                                                    EMPLOYMENT                                              A&S Landscaping
                                                                                                                                                        • All Concrete work
           NEEDED NOW!
   Dental Offices now hiring. No experience?
                                                                                   Zones 5, 6...........................Tues @ 11:00
                                                                                   Zones 1, 3.............................Tues @ 4:00
                                                                                   Zone 2.................................Wed @ 11:00
                                                                                                                                                        • Retaining Walls • Patios
                                                                                                                                                        • Decks • Porches (incl.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                J.E.S Services
   Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.                                      Zone 4...................................Wed @ 1:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 LANDSCAPE & CONSTRUCTION
                1-800-381-1734                                                  E-mail ad with zone choices to: classified@connection
                                                                                                                                                          screened) • Erosion &
                               CTO SCHEV
                                                                         or call Barbara @ 703-778-9413                           Grading Solutions                                      •Patios •Walkways
         MED BILL & CODING
                                                                                                        ZONES                                           • French Drains • Sump Pumps                              •Retaining Walls
                                                                                                                                                        • Driveway Asphalt Sealing
          Trainees NEEDED NOW
                                                                             Zone 1: The Reston Connection
                                                                                     The Oak Hill/Herndon Connection
                                                                             Zone 2: The Springfield Connection
                                                                                                                     Zone 4: Centre View North
                                                                                                                             Centre View South
                                                                                                                     Zone 5: The Potomac Almanac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •Drainage Problems
  Medical Offices now hiring. No experience?                                         The Burke Connection
                                                                                     The Fairfax Connection
                                                                                                                     Zone 6: The Arlington Connection
                                                                                                                             The Vienna/Oakton
                                                                                                                                                            703-863-7465                                        •Landscape Makeovers
  Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.                                         The Fairfax Station/Clifton/               Connection                                     LICENSED
               1-800-385-2615                                                           Lorton Connection                    The McLean Connection                                                              Call: 703-912-6886
                              CTO SCHEV
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                                                                                                                             The Great Falls
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                                                                                                                     703-917-6400                                                                                                                                                                             703-917-6400
 Zone 6: • Arlington • Great Falls
 • McLean • Vienna/Oakton
                                     Home & Garden      
                                                                                                               Zone 6 Ad Deadline:
                                                                                                                    Monday Noon
                                                                                                                                                   Zone 6: • Arlington • Great Falls
                                                                                                                                                   • McLean • Vienna/Oakton                                                                  Classified                                                        Zone 6 Ad Deadline:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Monday Noon

        GUTTER                              HAULING                              HAULING                              PAINTING                                                                                                               26 Antiques                  25 Sales & Auctions             25 Sales & Auctions
                                       AL’S HAULING
                                                                         TRASH REMOVAL                           PATRIOT                           Employers:                                                                           We pay top $ for antique
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         furniture and mid-century
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ESTATE AUCTION
                                       Junk & Rubbish                    •Junk & Rubbish •Furn.,
                                                                                                                 PAINTING                                                                                                                      Danish/modern

                                         Concrete, furn.,office,
                                        yard, construction debris
                                           Low Rates    NOVA
                                                                            Yard, Construction
                                                                               Debris • Mulch &
                                                                               Spring Clean Up
                                                                                                                   Are your                                                                            teak furniture, STERLING,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MEN'S WATCHES, jewelry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and costume jewelry,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Entire contents of 7 Bedroom home.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Unbelievable amount of merchandise.
                                       703-304-4798 cell                 703-863-1086
                                                                                                                Wallpaper Removal,
                                                                                                                    Carpentry,                      recruiting ads                                                                       paintings/art glass/clocks.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Schefer Antiques @
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Everything has to be sold.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            They also have 2 classic Corvair cars.
                                                                                                                 Power Washing.
                                          7 DAYS A WEEK

                                                                                                                 Int/Ext Painting                   not working in                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         June 4, 2011
                                                                                                                Free Est. • Satisfaction Guar.!

  LAWN SERVICE                         LAWN SERVICE                          A&S
                                                                                                                Lic./Ins.              Int./Ext.    other papers?                                                                       104 Entertainment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2630 S. Ives Street
                                                                         LANDSCAPING                                                                                                                                                       CLASSICAL HARPIST                         Arlington, VA 22202
                                                                            Planting • Mulching • Sodding
                                                                          Patios • Decks • Driveway Sealing,
                                                                                                                            Cell                    Try a better                                                                       Avail for weddings/events in        For Listing
                                                                                                                 571-283-4883                                                                                                          the VA/MD/DC area. Classi-
                            Mulching & more!                                   Asphalt • Retaining Walls
                                                                         Erosion Control • Drainage Solutions
                                                                                                                                                       way to fill                                                                     cally trained. Exp’d. Call Anna                      703-494-5062
                        Call Mark for free est,                          703-863-7465                             CHRISTOS                               your                                                                          at 703-901-8555.                       Frank “E”/Donna Bolton Lic #392/1478
                                                                          9     The 9th Green                     Interior/Exterior                    employment                                                                      21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements
                                                                                                                 Powerwash, Decks
                                                                                                                Free Estimates • Licensed Bonded         openings
 JUAN’S LANDSCAPING                                      Since 1987
                                                                          •Lawn Mowing                           703-623-3858
 • COMPLETE TREE SERVICE • MASONRY                                        •Gutter Cleaning                       703-750-5443                                                              North
                                                                          •Bush Pruning                                 PAVING                                                                 5

                                                                          •Sidewalk Edging
              Res./Com. • Free Estimates                                                                                                                                                           Potomac
                                                                                                                Joseph Sealcoating                                                   Great                       Chevy
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bethesda Chase
              •   CELL 703-732-7175                                                                                                                                Herndon

                                                                              Licensed & Insured                                                    Dulles
                                                                                                                                                    Airport       1 Reston
                                                                         Marty 703-538-5869                        Specialist                                              Oakton    6

                                          703.919.4456                                                                                                                                                       Arlington   Washington,

                                          Free Estimates
                                             Licensed / Insured
                                                                         LAWN MOWING
                                                                                                                  PAVING                              Chantilly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            D.C.                                                                               35 Years                               North

                                                                         •Trimming •Leaf & Snow                 Experience!   Free                      Clifton
                                                                                                                                                                        Historic           Burke
  INSTALLATION SPECIALIST            WET BASEMENT / WET YARD                                                               Estimates!                                   Clifton     Fairfax Springfield                  3
                                                                           Removal •Yard Cleaning                                                                                   Station
       Paver & Flagstone             Water Proofing Foundations
                                                                              •Hauling •Tree Work
       Patios / Walkways                Standing Yard Water                                                                                                                                  Laurel

        Retaining Walls               French Drains / Swales             703-863-1086
      Stacked Field Stone             Downspout Extensions                703-582-3709                                 ROOFING
     Plants / Trees / Shrubs               Dry River Beds
•No sub-contractors, or day labors. •15 Years Designing and Installing                                           Falcon Roofing   • Target your best job                                                                               21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements
 •The Owner is physically on your job site. •On time and Professional.          MASONRY                                             candidates where
                                                                                                                Roofing & Siding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       STATE OF CAROLINA                   IN THE FAMILY COURT OF THE
      MASONRY                               MASONRY                      ALBA CONSTRUCTION INC.          (All Types)                they live.                                                                                         COUNTY OF CHARLESTON                NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
                                                                           CONCRETE WORK         Soffit & Fascia Wrapping
                                                                             Licensed • Insured          New Gutters
                                                                                                     Chimney Crowns
                                                                                                                                  • Reach readers in                                                                                   KADEE LYNN AUSTIN,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CASE NO. 2011-DR-10-1326
    MOTTERN MASONRY DESIGN                                                  Driveways • Patios
                                                                                                       Leaks Repaired               addition to those                                                                                            Plaintiff
                                                                           Exposed Aggregate
                                                                                                      No job too small                                                                                                                 IN RE: NAME CHANGE
          Specializing in Custom                                           Sidewalks • Carports
                                                                          Pool Decks • Garages     703-975-2375
                                                                                                                                    who are currently                                                                                  OF ZOIE AVA TALBIRD, (minor under 18 yrs old)   SUMMONS
  Stone and Brick Walkways, Patios,                                          Flagstone • Brick                                      looking for a job.                                                                                 TO ZOIE AVA AUSTIN

       & Small and Large Repairs                                                 Stonework
                                                                                                   TREE SERVICE                                                                                                                        v.
              Licensed, Insured
                                                                          703-204-0733                                            • Proven readership.                                                                                 JOHN DOE
  • Free estimates • All work guaranteed •                                                      ANGEL’S TREE REMOVAL • Proven results.                                                                                                 DONOR ID NUMBER 1432                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Defendant.
                                                                              The future         Brush & Yard Debris                                                                                                                   TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT:
              Phone 703-496-7491                                                                    Trimming & Topping
                                                                          comes one day                Gutters & Hauling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint in this ac-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tion of which a copy is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your answer to the
                                                                               at a time.                                                                                                      said Complaint on the subscriber at her office, 1327 Ashley River Road, Building C, Suite 100,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Charleston, South Carolina 29407, within thirty (30) days after the service thereof, exclusive of
        BRICK AND STONE                                                    -Dean Acheson                        703-863-1086
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the day of such service.
                                                                                                                                                          703-917-6464                                                                              YOU ARE HEREBY GIVEN NOTICE that if you fail to appear and defend and fail to

  Custom Masonry                                                                PAINTING                              PAINTING                            classified@connection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       answer the Complaint as required by this Summons within thirty (30) days after the service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       hereof, exclusive of the day of such service, judgment by default will be entered against you for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the relief demanded in the Complaint.

   703-768-3900                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   LAW OFFICES OF CINDY M. FLOYD                                                 “ P.E. CONTRACTORS INC.”                                                 Great Papers • Great Readers
                                                                                                                                                          Great Results!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Cindy M. Floyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Attorney for the Plaintiff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1327 Ashley River Road, Bldg C, ste 100
 Patios, Walkways, Stoops, Steps, Driveways                                                                                                                                                                                            Charleston, South Carolina 29407
 Repairs & New Installs•All Work Guranteed                                         email –
                                                                          • Specialize in exterior and interior painting
                                                                          • Wood replacement, drywall repair, kitchen                              21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements
                                                                            and bath remodeling
                                                                          • Gutter replacement repair and clean                                                                                                                                                             NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
                                                                          • Wood replacement and sliding replacement                                                                    Caesar Productions and                                                                             STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
                                                                            or repairs                                                                                              ICCR present two ENGLISH plays                                                                               DURHAM COUNTY
                                                                          • Power washing, installation of cabinets                                                                                                                                                                  In the Durham County Court
                                                                            and countertops                                                            AFTER 95 SHOWS IN INDIA                                                                                           To the attention of: Bennett Kwaku Letsu
                                                                          • Installation of tile, marble, vinyl, VCT                               OTHER COUNTRIES, NOW IN THE USA!                                                                                       Re: Diane E Letsu vs. Bennett Kwaku Letsu
                                                                          • Glazing (countertops, tub and tile)                                                                                                                                                           File No. 11 CVD 213 (Durham County)
                                                                          • Decks, fences, patios, driveways, concrete

                                                                           ADDITIONAL ITEMS: Tree services-tree removal, limb/stump removal
                                                                                                                                                   PUNE HIGHWAY                                                                             FLOWERS                       The Plaintiff in the above referenced action,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Diane E. Letsu, filed a Complaint for Absolute Divorce
                                                                                                                                                    Written and Directed by Written by Girish Karnad–famous playwright                                                   On February 21, 2011 in the General Court of Justice,
                                                                           CALL NOW** 15% OFF FOR NEW COSTUMERS**                                       Rahul da Cunha            Performed by Rajit Kapur –                                                             District Court Division of Durham County, North Carolina.
                                                                           OFFICE: (703) 437-3035 FAX : (703) 437- 6189                                                       Best Actor Award, Making of the Mahatma                                                    You are required to make defense to such pleading
                                                                                                                                                   June 18, 2011 at 8:00 PM,                                                                                             No later than 40 days after MAY 11, 2011 and, upon your
                                                                           CELL: (571) 214-0660     P.O. BOX 37 HERNDON, VA 20172                                                 Directed by Roysten Abel -
                                                                                                                                                        Dinner 6:30 PM                                                                                                   Failure to do so, the party seeking service against you
                                                                                                                                                                             Director “The Mangniyaar Seduction”,                                                        Will apply to the Court for the relief sought.
                                                                                                                                                     June 19, 2011 at 2:30,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Maximum India Festival                                                                 You may receive a copy of the aforementioned
                                                                                                                                                       Lunch at 1:00 PM                                                                                                  Complaint by contacting the law offices of Ann M. Credle, P.A.
                                                                                                                                                                                  June 16, 2011 at 7:30 PM,
                                                                                                                                                       Show at 5:00 PM,         Dinner at 8:30 PM, $35 and $45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         At (919) 688-6400. If you do not respond by the date specified
                                                                                                                                                       Dinner at 6:30 PM                                                                                                 herein,
                                                                                                                                                                                  June 17, 2011 at 7:30 PM,                                                              A hearing may be held in this matter without your presence,
                                                                                                                                                      $40.00, $55.00             Dinner at 8:30 PM, $40 and $55                                                          which May affect your rights.
                                                                                                                                                   For more information & DISCOUNT: Geeta Anand 240-252-9877                                                             This the _9th day of May, 2011.
                                                                                                                                                           Ticket includes complimentary Indian meal.                                                                                     Ann M. Credle, P.A.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Attorney for Plaintiff
                                                                                                                                                            For tickets                                                                                       400 West Main Street, Suite 505
                                                                                                                                                         Not recommended for children under 13 years old                                                                                  Durham, NC 27701
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (919) 688-6400
                                                                                                                                                   Kreeger Auditorium, JCC, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852                                                                        NC State Bar No. 20225

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  29 Misc. for Sale            29 Misc. for Sale
                                                                     past. David Sharrett Sr. was a beloved AP
   Women's Classic Business Clothing
          Sale in Great Falls                                        English and Composition teacher at Langley
   Are you looking to enhance your wardrobe for High School. Past students and their fami-
                1/2 what the shops charge?                           lies rallied to help him when he was in need.
            Are you 5'8" around 130-145 ish?                         Chief among them was James Gordon
   Suits sizes 8,10,12; Shoes size 8 1/2 to 9 1/2.
         Majoritynever worn, rest barely worn.                       Meek, then a Washington Correspondent for
      Cash Only, stop at your ATM,with pick-up                       the NY Daily News. Meek has fought side-
                     within 24hrs of sale.                           by-side with David Sharrett Sr. filing Free-
      E-Mail ...                         dom of Information (FIO) requests and
                                                                     meeting with military officials for years.
 21 Announcements 21 Announcements Meek is now the Senior Investigator for
                                                                     Counterterrorism for the House Committee
                         TRUSTEE'S SALE
                           OF VALUABLE                               on Homeland Security.
                   IMPROVED REAL ESTATE
                                                                        “I happened to be from Langley High
     Improved by the premises known as                               School and they circle the wagons around
    814 Leigh Mill Road, Great Falls, Virginia
                                                                     their own. Because of the people I know
        In execution of a Deed of Trust from Farzaneh S. Soh-
rabian, also known as Farzaneh S. Hashemi and Shawn Soh-
                                                                     from there and their influence, we have
rabian, dated February 23, 2006, and recorded March 1, 2006, taken it to a level that most families don’t
in Deed Book 18249 at page 934 among the Land Records of
Fairfax County, Virginia, the undersigned substitute trustee will have the resources to do. We aren’t the only
offer for sale at public auction at the front entrance of the Judi- family this has happened to,” David Sharrett
cial Center for Fairfax County, at 4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, Virginia, on                                                Sr. said. He and Meek are currently work-
     Tuesday, June 7, 2011                                           ing on a book that chronicles their experi-
    At 9:30 a.m.                                                     ence and the information they uncovered.                                                                 Photo courtesy of the Sharrett family
the following property being the property contained in said             “The truth still has value. You have to       Pfc. David Sharrett, with his brother Brooks, before he left for war.
Deed of Trust, described as follows:
                                                                     open and take them to it but they are will-
Tax Map No. 013-1-01-0085                                            ing to see it when you show it to them,”         leaving two fallen soldiers. This is not stan-       Sadly, Grimes says, “Many had been told
Commonly known as 814 Leigh Mill Road, Great Falls, Virgin- said David Sharrett Sr. of the Army’s will-               dard military procedure. Even laymen know         that just to ask questions wasn’t patriotic.”
ia 22066.
                                                                     ingness to reopen the investigation into his     the term, “Leave no one behind.” Pfc. David       The families are not asking for a new set of
        TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of $300,000.00 or ten per- son’s death after they were able to provide               Sharrett bled to death over the course of         policies but for the Army to live up to its
cent (10%) of the sale price, whichever amount is less, in the
form of cash or its equivalent will be required of the purchaser video evidence of friendly fire causing his          60 minutes. He probably would have lived          current one. We found these families to be
at the time and place of sale; the balance of the purchase mon-
ey being due and payable within fifteen (15) days after sale,
                                                                     sons death.                                      if he had been taken to a hospital that night.    very much patriots. They know the cost of
time expressly being of the essence, with interest at the rate of       Chris Grimes, the Director of a Second           “My generation said question, question,        war,” said Grimes.
7.75 percent per annum from date of sale to date of
settlement. Provided, however, that if the holder of the se- Knock at the Door, said, “I really think it’s a          question till you know what the truth is,”           Grimes’ documentary, which features
cured promissory note is the successful bidder at the sale, no belief by the Army that they are protecting            David Sharrett Sr. said. “That’s what I taught    David Sharrett Sr. and his son’s story, is cur-
cash deposit shall be required, and part of or the entire indebt-
edness, including interest and costs, secured by the Deed of the families, even though it’s wrong-headed.             my son to do and what I’m doing for him.          rently traveling the country and entering
Trust, may be set off against the purchase price.
                                                                     It’s like; let them be a hero in the families’      “Without the press and a Senator look-         film festivals. The director and producers
         Any defaulting purchaser shall forfeit the deposit and mind. That’s better than the truth.”                  ing over their shoulder they wouldn’t have        hope that each person who views the film
stand the risk and cost of resale.
                                                                        The truth David Sharrett Sr. uncovered        done crap. Jim Webb’s office is involved and      walks away with a new understanding of
         Sale shall be made subject to all existing easements
and restrictive covenants as the same may lawfully affect the        came to him via two active duty soldiers         has helped,” David Sharrett Sr. said. Webb’s      patriotism and how the Army’s policy on
real estate. Sale is further subject to mechanic's and/or materi- who had been there when his son was killed.         office declined to comment specifically on        death notification is falling short of its own
alman's liens of record and not of record. The property will be
sold subject to all conditions, covenants, restrictions, rights of “We had enlisted men coming to us at a             the investigation. Alison Jaslow from Sena-       mandate. “The American public under-
redemption of federal lienholders or encumbrances, and agree-
ments of record affecting the same, if any.                          Holiday Inn and handing over classified          tor Webb’s office said, “Helping citizens of      stands there is a major cost to war and that
                                                                     documents, putting themselves and their          Virginia who are having individual difficul-      friendly fire is going to happen. It would be
         In the event the undersigned trustee is unable to con-
vey to the purchaser good title, then purchaser's sole and ex- careers at risk to get the truth out. This to          ties or challenges relating to the federal gov-   best if the Army told the American public
clusive remedy shall be in the refund of the deposit paid at the
time of sale.                                                        me is the ultimate patriotism,” said David       ernment is among Senator Webb’s highest           that friendly fire is a cost of war.
                                                                     Sharrett Sr..                                    priorities. That includes anything from re-          “I don’t think people lied to cover it up
         The subject property and all improvements thereon will
be sold in "as is" condition without warranty of any kind. Pur-         Those documents led David Sharrett Sr.        solving an issue with veterans benefits to        and hide it. I can’t really define motivation.
chaser shall be responsible for any and all building and/or zon-
ing code violations whether of record or not of record, as well
                                                                     and Meek to uncover Apache video that            helping the family of a fallen soldier get the    The Army is an honorable institution made
as for all unpaid and enforceable homeowners' or condomini- filmed the entire battle and struggle by                  answers they deserve about his/her death.”        up of honorable people. I really think it’s a
um owners' association dues and assessments, if any. Pur-
chaser also shall be responsible for obtaining possession of Pfc.David Sharrett to live. “The live Apache                The heart of what families with loved          belief that they are protecting the families.
the property at his/her expense. Purchaser shall assume the video feed was undisputed evidence of                     ones killed by friendly fire want is to get       Let him be a hero in the families’ mind,”
risk of loss and shall be responsible for any damage, vandal-
ism, theft, destruction, or the like, of or to the property occur- events. It wasn’t until we brought that to         the Army to uphold its own regulations.           said Grimes.
ring after the time of sale.
                                                                     the Army’s attention that they wanted to         Army Reg. 800.6.1 requires the Army to tell
     Conveyance will be by special warranty deed. Conveyanc- act,” David Sharrett Sr. said.
ing, recording, transfer taxes, notary fees, examination of title,
                                                                                                                      families immediately when friendly fire is        A HERO is exactly what Pfc. David Sharrett
state stamps, and all other costs of conveyance are to be at            There is currently a second, more in-         suspected. According to Grimes, ballistic         is in his hometown. Oakton High School has
the expense of purchaser. State and local taxes, public charg-
es, and special or regular assessments, if any, shall be adjust- volved investigation into Pfc. David                 matching on the field and at army hospi-          retired his football jersey number and in-
ed to the date of sale and thereafter shall be assumed by the Sharrett’s death and the incidents surround-            tals is so fast and accurate that “in general     stalled a plaque in the tunnel leading to the
                                                                     ing it. According to Meek and David              they know it or should have suspected it          field and in 2008 the post office in Oakton
     The undersigned trustee unconditionally reserves the right:
(i) to waive the deposit requirement; (ii) to approve or disap- Sharrett Sr., the video not only shows the            right away.”                                      was dedicated to him. “His legacy is intact,”
prove the creditworthiness of any bidder and/or purchaser; (iii) gunfight but the events afterward which the             Despite the anger at not being told the        said David Sharrett Sr. ,“He’s almost larger
to withdraw the property from sale at any time prior to termina-
tion of the bidding; (iv) to extend the time for bidding; (v) to re- Army could take action on.                       truth immediately, Grimes said the families       in some ways than he was before.”
ject any or all bids; (vi) to postpone or set over the date or time
of sale; and (vii) to extend the period of time for settlement
                                                                        “Dave did everything he was supposed to       he interviewed for the documentary have              His death may prevent other friendly fire
hereunder.                                                           do. At one point he got up and blasted into      been overwhelmingly supportive of America         incidents. In a memorial book online,
     Additional terms and conditions of sale may be announced the woods and killed one of the Al Queda                and the military and contend they are try-        Steven Cook from Fort Meade, wrote, “I
at the time of sale.                                                 guys. You can see it on the video and they       ing to improve the notification system to         speak of Dave, and his story- all of it- to my
              DAVID N. PRENSKY                                       never told us that. Then he took a couple        support the military not to degrade it. “The      young soldiers and young officers. I hope it
              Substitute Trustee
                                                                     steps back and that’s when he was shot,”         big message is that families deserve to know      can instill in them the caution; prudence
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:                                             explains David Sharrett Sr..                     the truth because the truth is what you’ve        and courage they need to prevent history
David N. Prensky
Chasen & Chasen                                                         Also on the Apache video, according to        promised. The Army is not living up to its        from repeating itself. Dave continues to
Suite 500
5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.                                          David Sharrett Sr., is the Lieutenant in         own values. Most families have not changed        make a difference, and he helps me pass
Washington, D.C. 20015                                               charge leaving a badly wounded Pfc. David        their overall thoughts on American poli-          this lesson on to every soldier with which I
(202) 244-4000
                                                                     Sharrett on the field to bleed out but also      cies.”                                            train and deploy.”                                                                                                                                   Vienna/Oakton Connection ❖ June 1-7, 2011 ❖ 19
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