Annie Sneed of Ambassador Girl Scout Troop 4001 in Spring-
field teaches the chicken dance to Daniella Rajwan,
Samantha Gelfand, Audrey Goldman and Keira Newlon of
Brownie Troop 1335 of Burke during a break in troop perfor-
mances as area Girl Scouts recognized their 100th Anniver-
sary celebration at Springfield Mall on Feb. 18. Sneed was a
member of the planning committee for the celebration.
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With an armful of
News leis, Victoria
Ruano, a member
of Daisy Troop
Striking poses, Gracyn 2460 from St.
Redding, Amelie Mohn, Bernadette’s
Autumn Arencibia and School in Spring-
Camila Lopez, members of field, welcomes
Brownie Troop 6320 from everyone to the
Rolling Valley Elementary troop’s display
School in Springfield, about Hawaii
enjoyed performing a skit with a lei.
about Germany on the
main stage when area Girl
Scouts recognized their
100th Anniversary during a
special Thinking Day Cel-
ebration at Springfield Mall
on Saturday, Feb. 18.
Girl Scouts Celebrate
Springfield Mall Event More Information Members of Junior Troop 6120 from White Oaks Elemen-
tary School in Burke (from left) Bailey Blake, Kendra
draws more than 2,000 For more information on the event, contact Carol Ann
Cunningham, Chair of GSCNC’s South Central Fairfax Asso-
Bangura and Alexa Houck check out the Chinese dragon
masks and get their passports stamped by Isabella
ciation, at email@example.com or
participants. 703-863-5263. For more information about Girl Scouts, visit
www.gscnc.org . To join or volunteer with Girl Scouts, con-
Aguilar Fricke and her mother Katie Fricke of Lorton
while visiting the China display by Daisy Troop 1735 from
tact Elizabeth Assenza at firstname.lastname@example.org or Laurel Hill Elementary in Lorton. The display was part
o mark the 100th anniversary of Girls About GSCNC: The South Central Fairfax Association of the
the area Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary Thinking Day
T Scouts of the USA, the South Central
Fairfax Association of the Girl Scouts of
the Nation’s Capital (GSCNC) hosted a
celebration that drew more than 2,000 participants
to Springfield Mall on Saturday, Feb. 18.
Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital (GSCNC) includes the area
of eastern Burke, south Fairfax Station, Hunt Valley, Lorton,
Springfield and West Springfield. The association represents
more than 175 troops of girls ages 5 to 18.
Celebration at Springfield Mall on Saturday, Feb. 18.
“The 100th Anniversary Thinking Day Celebration ise circle at 2:15 p.m.
offered something for everyone,” said Carol Ann The event also included trading swaps, as well as
Cunningham, chair of the CSCNC’s Fairfax chapter. booths featuring Girl Scout history, local Girl Scout
“We had 1,100-plus current Girl Scouts in attendance, camp opportunities, Girl Scout cookie booth sale lo-
which made it the largest local gathering of girls for cations, and information about joining Girl Scouts
the 100th anniversary celebration to date in the as a girl or an adult volunteer. Girl Scouts – whether
Nation’s Capital Council.” they were local, national or alumni – were invited to
Throughout the four-hour event, 25 local Girl Scout share their favorite memories on videotape at a booth
troops performed on stages and displayed informa- recognizing the contributions of Girl Scouts to lead-
tion they learned about countries with Girl Scouts ership and community service through the years.
and Girl Guides around the world at more than 75 “It was great to have such a good turnout to watch
display tables. the troops on stage, because we had Girl Scouts in
There was also a flag ceremony and international high school who served as the entertainment coor-
parade of flags through the mall, an international dinators, emcees, stage managers, and fashion show
fashion show by members from 15 local troops, a coordinators to make the event a success,”
presentation by re-enactors portraying the founders Cunningham said. Annie Sneed of Ambassador Girl Scout Troop 4001 in
of Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts – Juliette Gordon Low Springfield teaches the chicken dance to Daniella Rajwan,
and Lord Robert Baden-Powell - and a closing prom- — Victoria Ross Samantha Gelfand, Audrey Goldman and Keira Newlon of
Brownie Troop 1335 of Burke during a break in troop
performances as area Girl Scouts recognized their 100th
Anniversary celebration at Springfield Mall on Feb. 18.
Sneed was a member of the planning committee for the
Lulu Gloninger and
Noelia Vargas, mem- Morgan Poppenberger,
bers of Junior Troop Lulu Gloninger and
4235 of Springfield, Noelia Vargas, members
share interesting facts of Junior Troop 4235 of
and information at Springfield, show off the
their display about Easter Island Head
Chile as area Girl replica they created for
Scouts recognized their display about Chile
their 100th Anniver- during the Girl Scouts
sary during a special 100th Anniversary
Thinking Day Celebra- Thinking Day Celebra-
tion at Springfield Mall tion at Springfield Mall
on Saturday, Feb. 18. on Saturday, Feb. 18.
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Burke Connection Editor Kemal Kurspahic
News 703-778-9414 or email@example.com
Photo courtesy of Fairfax County
Photo by Victoria Ross/The Connection
Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova (cen-
ter), accepts a $280,000 check from Bill Hanbury (next
to the chairman, on her left), President of the United
Way of the National Capital Area. Front row, from:
Marcia DiTrapani, Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc.; Krista
Osterthaler , The National Capital Poison Center; Jaime
Farrant, Ayuda; Carol Loftur-Thun, The Women’s
Center; Joel Bedknoski, Alzheimer’s Family Day Cen-
ter; Kimberely Jappell, NOVAM; Elizabeth Doherty,
KEEN Greater DC;United Way Fairfax Regional Council
Co-Chair Paul Taffe of Wells Fargo; United Way Re-
gional Council member Jeff Lear of Lear Communica-
tions; and Jim Shelton of Orange Panda.
Fairfax County’s 16 newly-trained court-appointed special advocate (CASA) volunteers
raise their hands to take the CASA oath during a swearing-in ceremony at the Jennings
Judicial Center in Fairfax on Feb. 21. From left, Diane Brody, Rebecca Burke, Susan
Chibnall, Susan Evans, Lynn Foster, Anne Havlovick, Lauren Janik, Sheila Kinderman,
Patricia Larsen, Peggy McGannon, Denise Hall, Alicia Richie, Kitchy Sawets, Ann
Sherwood, Joanne Shumpert and Nicki Watts. United Way Grants
23 local organizations receive more
A Voice for Children than $280K to continue work.
he United Way of the “The job developer will work
for Fairfax County’s abused,
How to Become a T National Capital Area
(United Way NCA)
awarded 27 grants totaling
to match the skills and interest
of our adult job seekers with
private sector employees
throughout Fairfax County,”
CASA Volunteer $288,013 to 23 local nonprofits
neglected children. “Volunteers listen first, then they act,” said Elisa Kosarin,
during the Fairfax County
Board of Supervisors meeting
Another grantee was the
associate director of recruitment and training. She said vol-
By Victoria Ross unteers get to know the child by talking with everyone in that Tuesday, March 6. Northern Virginia Dental Clinic,
The Connection child’s life: parents, relatives, foster parents, teachers, medi- The funds were raised which provides oral health care
cal professionals, attorneys, social workers and others. They through designations to the to low-income residents age 18
use the information they gather to inform judges what the or older.
ach child who comes before Judge Thomas child needs and what will be the best permanent home for that
Fairfax/Falls Church Commu-
nity Impact Fund in United Way Oral health care for adults is
E Mann’s Fairfax courtroom is loveable and
vulnerable. There is the precocious three-
year-old whose parents are drug-addicted.
A seven-year-old boy whose mentally-ill mother left
him home alone to care for his infant sibling. A 12-
“You don’t have to be a lawyer or social worker to volun-
teer,” Kosarin said. “We welcome people from all walks of life.
We are simply looking for people who care about children and
have common sense.”
To get started, Kosarin said prospective volunteers should
attend one of CASA’s information sessions. The next informa-
NCA’s annual workplace giving
campaign. Each of the grants
directly addresses United Way
NCA’s focus areas of education,
health and financial stability.
not a mandated service under the
Virginia Medicaid program, so a
significant number of the adult
population who are very close to
the poverty level do not typically
year-old girl whose stepfather sexually abused her. tion session is Saturday, March 17, 11 a.m. to noon, at Burke
Last year in Fairfax County, there were 500 similar “United Way’s Community have access to dental care.
Centre Library. For more information about volunteer oppor-
stories of abuse and neglect so severe they ended up tunities, or general information about CASA, go to Fairfax Impact Fund has served thou- “Being awarded a Commu-
in court. And while each child’s story is different, CASA’s website at www.casafairfax.org. sands of Fairfax County resi- nity Impact Fund grant assists
the one thing they all share is: the adults in their dents by helping to provide es- the clinic with operating ex-
lives broke a sacred promise to take care of them. multiply that times a zillion and add it to infinity, sential services to those fight- penses, such as materials and
“When the Court gets involved when there is abuse, and that’s the quantum of despair. CASA’s make that ing to survive,” said Paul Taffe, staffing,” said Thomas Wilson,
not only have the promises been broken; they’ve been Mars landing possible for these children,” Mann said. United Way NCA’s Fairfax Re- the clinic’s executive director.
shattered,” said Mann, Chief Judge of Fairfax Lisa Banks, executive director of Fairfax CASA, said gional Council Co-Chair. “As the “The contributions from the
County’s Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. volunteers are the constant and focused voice for region continues to struggle Fairfax/Falls Church commu-
“Broken promises are like glass, and [these children] abused and neglected children in court, and the only with slow economic recovery, nity demonstrate a commit-
are surrounded by it, 360 degrees of broken glass, adult working exclusively as the child’s advocate. She there are an unprecedented ment to joining together to en-
and their feet are bare.” said volunteers work to ensure that each child is safe number of people and families sure that programs in educa-
Mann gave his remarks during the Feb. 21 swear- from further abuse and help obtain a safe and per- facing hunger, homelessness tion, health and financial sta-
ing-in ceremony at the Jennings Judicial Center for manent home where that child can thrive. and the most difficult of life bility can continue their essen-
a group of 16 newly-trained volunteers he calls the “Every 38 hours, an abused or neglected child in challenges.” tial work,” said Bill Hanbury,
“promise keepers:” Court-Appointed Special Advo- Fairfax County is placed under court protection,” David Hunn, President and President and CEO of United
cates (CASA) volunteers who make recommenda- Banks said. “These children need advocates to pro- CEO of The SkillSource Group, Way NCA. “Each of the Commu-
tions to the court on the best interest of the child. tect their fundamental rights. We are truly grateful said the Vienna workforce de- nity Impact Fund grants will
Volunteers submit a fact-based report to the judge to those who choose to give their time to these chil- velopment company will use its have an immediate and positive
based on an objective investigation involving social dren.” grant to expand the Ticket to impact on each of these vital
workers, county attorneys, teachers, etc. Fairfax CASA, which was named “One of the Best” Work program by hiring a part- organizations.”
area nonprofits by Catalogue for Philanthropy 2011- time job-developer who will For more information about
CASA VOLUNTEERS are often the only adults who 2012, has a reputation for being a critical compo- serve as an advocate and em- United Way of the National
keep their promises, Mann said, and their objective nent of Fairfax County’s abuse and neglect cases. ployment placement coordina- Capital Area, visit
reports are vital in helping him gain insight into the “They have well-deserved reputation for being rig- tor for disabled job-seekers en- www.unitedwaynca.org.
child’s circumstances. orous and objective,” said Sen. Dave Marsden (D- rolled in the program. — Victoria Ross
“Imagine going to bed and you wake up on Mars, See Fairfax CASA, Page 10
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Mom Bloggers Converge to Network, Raise Money
By Jennifer Fedor
Blogging community steps up to support new moms.
n the night of Feb. 21, local and Andrea Khoury bands are deployed or wounded warriors. three children under the age of 4, com-
O moms tweeted, linked, and
blogged in real time from
NOVALive, a networking and
charity event held at Fairfax Corner’s up-
scale consignment boutique, Chic Envy.
(www.novahousewives.com) of Centreville
teamed up to celebrate and expand the
mom-blogging community as well as raise
funds for a worthy cause, Mission Sleep.
The non-profit division of Let Mommy
Owner and Bristow resident Denise Stern
felt it was important to offer the support of
registered and licensed practical nurses to
this special group of new moms.
“I wish we didn’t have to charge [for Let
ments. She partners with Walter Reed Medi-
cal Center to identify military wives who
need a helping hand after their babies are
“Having raised two kids myself I know
Organizers Micaela Williamson Sleep, Mission Sleep provides free, over- Mommy Sleep] and could provide it to ev-
(www.supernovamommy.com) of Burke night newborn care to moms whose hus- ery parent who needs it,” Stern, mother of See Blogging, Page 5
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From the left, Christina Crawford of Chic Envy, Denise Stern of Mission
Sleep, and NOVALive organizers Andrea Khoury and Micaela
Williamson collaborated to raise money for a worthy cause.
From Page 4 Crawford’s daughter graduated from col-
lege. The women both loved clothes, shoes,
how difficult the newborn phase is,” and handbags and thought a consignment
Williamson observes. “So I thought it was a shop, where clothing is reused, was a green
great cause to support.” alternative to the typical store. They were
Khoury agrees, “It’s a good organization, also excited to create jobs in the commu-
it’s local, and it’s new. It just needed some nity. The mom and daughter team looks
PR to get it off the ground.” forward to opening another store in
In addition to raising almost $800 for Gainesville by the end of the year.
Mission Sleep through event registration Williamson and Khoury were grateful to
fees and raffle tickets, NOVALive gave local the area businesses who donated products
mom bloggers the opportunity to interact for the giveaways and swag bags, includ-
in person. ing a $400 gift package from Red Door Spa
Khoury, whose blog Real Housewives of in Fairfax Corner and a bread basket from
Northern Virginia offers “community hap- Great Harvest Bread Company in Burke.
penings, giveaways, and gossip”, explains, Attendees were encouraged to tweet or blog
“We wanted to increase the network of about the products and services they liked.
women. A lot of us share the same content: Lost Creek Winery (lostcreekwinery.com) in
events, information, general resources for Leesburg poured samples of their wines
women in northern Virginia. We’re able to while bloggers nibbled on custom-made
partner and connect, so there’s no compe- cookies from J and J Bakery, cupcakes from
tition in the blogger world.” the Sweetest Soiree, and cake pops from
“We interact online so much that we never Simply Desserts.
put a face to a name,” Williamson notes. Sales representatives from AT&T high-
“It’s nice to meet in person because online lighted the growing demand for data ser-
we support each other’s causes and help vices via handheld devices and gave away
create each other’s fan bases through so- prizes such as Bluetooth headphones, bat-
cial media networking.” Her site tery chargers, and an iPad.
SuperNOVAmommy offers a calendar list- Of the almost fifty attendees, bloggers
ing local free and cheap children’s events. ranged from moms with newer sites to more
In addition, she posts interviews with mom experienced writers with large fan bases.
entrepreneurs, descriptions of fun venues DeLise Bernard’s blog, Our Life Memories
in the Northern Virginia area, and tips from (www.ourlifememories.com), will turn one
other mom bloggers. in March. She details daily adventures with
her two children, ages 4 and 1, in D.C.,
LOCAL BUSINESSES donated refresh- Northern Virginia, and Maryland, and re-
ments and giveaways to the event. Mean- views each kid-friendly venue they explore.
while, Chic Envy offered a discount on their “[I wanted] a space that they could look
diverse selection of consigned upscale fash- to later for the memories we created when
ions. they were children,” Bernard explains. She
Christina Crawford, co-owner of Chic also compiles “kidtineraries” for families
Envy with her daughter Rhianna Dollar, was visiting the area or local moms who are too
more than happy to share her store for busy to scour the Internet for fun activities.
NOVALive. She says, “This is another way She appreciated NOVALive as an oppor-
for us to do something for the community.” tunity to learn from the veteran bloggers
A military spouse herself, she loves the idea and to use her blog to support the commu-
behind Mission Sleep. nity.
Chic Envy opened 2.5 years ago when
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To have community events listed, send
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call 703-778-9416 with questions. Dead-
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Fairfax Art League Reception. 7-9
p.m. Old Town Hall, Second Floor
Gallery, 3999 University Drive,
Fairfax. Fine art photographs,
paintings and works by members of
the Fairfax Art League, on exhibit
March 2-April 4.
Bonita Lestina Performance
Series: Irish Breakfast Band. 8
p.m. Old Town Hall, 3999 University
Drive, Fairfax. Traditional Celtic
music. Free admission. 703-352-2787 Choir of The College of William & Mary
www.irishbreakfastband.com. The Choir of the College of William and Mary will per-
Sing Me Insomnia and form on Friday, March 16 at 8 p.m. at the Church of the
Foreverisforever (acoustic) at 7 Nativity, 6398 Nativity Lane in Burke. Under the direction
p.m.; SNRG at 10 p.m. Jammin’
Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. of James Armstrong, their performance will feature
www.jamminjava.com. works by Mahler and Liszt (Missa Choralis), American
The Amazing Kreskin. 8 p.m. The and Haitian songs in the folk tradition and more. Free
Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road,
Vienna. Illusions and comedy with admission. 703-932-7792.
audience participation. $25.
www.wolftrap.org. Fortuna” from Carl Orff’s “Carmina or www.fairfaxsymphony.org.
Friends of the Library Book Sale. Burana”; Brahms’ 13th Psalm; Domestic Service in the Gilded
10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Strauss’ “Tausend und eine Nacht” Age South. 2 p.m. Fairfax
Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249- (Arabian Nights); Ennio Museum and Visitor Center, 10209
1520. Morricone’s “Nella Fantasia” (In My Main St., Fairfax. Kathy Alcaine,
English Conversation Group. 10 Fantasy); and a medley of songs Manager of Historical Tours and
a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke from the 1992 film “Sister Act.” Interpretation for Maymont
Lake Road, Burke. Practice your Italian conductor Manolo Cagnin Foundation in Richmond, will
English conversation skills. Adults. will serve as choirmaster for this discuss the lives of a predominantly
703-978-5600. performance. Tickets $23-$46, African American labor corps that
youth through grade 12 half price, worked as cooks, maids, laundresses,
available at 888-945-2468 or nursemaids, butlers, and chauffeurs.
SATURDAY/MARCH 10 cfa.gmu.edu. Free. 703-385-8414.
Concerts from Kirkwood: Gypsy An Evening with Paul Kelly. 7:30
Soul. 3 p.m. Kirkwood Presbyterian p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave
Church 8336 Carrleigh Parkway, E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com. MONDAY/MARCH 12
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Where Your Dental Needs Wellbeing
Cleaning Up One’s Plate
Local nutrition experts encourage healthy eating ing a chicken breast with a little lemon
during National Nutrition Month and always. Choose whole grains. “Whole grains are
healthier than plain, white processed
NEW PATIENT By Marilyn Campbell to give our body everything it needs to do grains,” said Jean Glossa, M.D., medical di-
SPECIAL The Connection what it does naturally. Food can be a very
powerful medicine in terms of disease pre-
rector, Fairfax Community Health Care Net-
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• Crowns, Bridges, Partials, ing, Alexandria wellness Begin by simplifying food choices. “The ground and the less processed it is the
Full Dentures and Implants educator Cheryl Mirabella first step is focusing on what isn’t food and healthier it is. But that doesn’t mean than
encourages her clients to then finding cleaner options,” said Nina by switching to whole grains you can eat
• Denture Relining, (Regularly $288) load up during meals, but she offers a ca- Elliot, an Arlington-based personal trainer. an unlimited amount of it. Portion size is
Dentures and Partials veat. “Crowd out your plate with good stuff,” “All the additives ... that are in many of our still important.”
Includes Exam, said Mirabella who has offices in Alexandria favorite foods can contribute to obesity and When it comes to protein, keep it lean.
Repaired While You Wait
Cleaning (in absence and Warrenton. “If you’re eating nutrient health challenges.Replacing processed foods “Ideally with every meal and snack, you
• Saturday and Evening and fiber rich foods, you’re naturally going with whole foods may take a bit more work want to have protein,” said Mirabella.
of gum disease) to be more full and more satisfied and there- in the kitchen and a little more grocery “For example, you might have eggs for
and X-rays fore you might not be reaching for the junk money, but the health benefits are tremen- breakfast and toss in spinach or broccoli
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yourdentalfirst.com health experts say that that while trading in are an excellent choice too. They are afford- hydrates from the apple. Lean cuts of
Raja Gupta, DDS salt-laden potato chips for potassium-packed able and they’re nutrient rich because meat are good, butyou want to stay away
baked spuds might be challenging, making they’ve been picked at the peak of their fresh- from saturated fat.
Dental First Associates, LLC positive dietary changes is easier than one ness. Theywent from the field to the freezer, Alexandria-based wellness educator Nutritionists say gradual adjustments
Alexandria-based wellness educator Cheryl Mirabella grows vibrantly
colored, vitamin-packed vegetables in her garden. She believes that nutri-
might think, and is worth the effort. so the nutrients are locked-in.” Cheryl Mirabella creates a nutrient- work best. “Making small changes is more
9570 A Burke Road, Burke, VA “I believe that food is medicine and we Watch for hidden sodium. “Deli meat for dense salad with avocados and manageable than overhauling one’s diet
ent-rich food is medicine for the body.
spinach. Dieticians recommend
in Burke Village II can use it as a way to prevent diseases and
heal our body,” said Mirabella “If we eat
example, is highly processed and high in so-
dium,” saidPaulette Helman, a registered di- eating fiber and antioxidant-rich
all at once,” said Elliot. “[They are] more
likely to lead to the next positive change …
want to continue improving … their diet.”
Plan ahead. “Try to eat three meals and
“That is a great way to keep your blood sugar
in balance so you can make healthier food
foods that are full of nutrients we’re going etician inPotomac, Md.“You’re better off bak- fruits and vegetables with every meal. which means people are [more] likely to two healthy snacks each day,” said Mirabella. choices all day long.”
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Fairfax CASA Helps Children
From Page 3
37), who served as Superinten-
dent of Fairfax County’s Juvenile
Next Concerts! Detention Center and Chief
Deputy of the Virginia Department
of Juvenile Justice. “CASAs are
Photo by Victoria Ross/The Connection
Saturday, March 17, 2012 • 8:00 P.M. technically volunteers, but these
are highly-trained, highly-quali-
GMU’s Center for the Arts, Fairfax fied volunteers who are passion-
Sunday, March 18, 2012 • 3:00 P.M. ate about what they do.”
According to Banks, many vol-
Hylton Center, Manassas unteers are well-educated empty-
nesters searching for a way to help
Pam Jones, a longtime CASA
volunteer from Fairfax, who has
recruited others into the program,
fits the CASA volunteer profile.
“I was a highly involved elemen-
tary school parent, and began
looking for alternative volunteer Judge Thomas Mann, Chief
opportunities when my son, an Judge of Fairfax County’s
STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite only child, moved to middle Juvenile and Domestic From left, Pam Jones of
LISZT: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in A major school,” Jones said. Relations Court, swears in Fairfax and Pat Casciato of
Rick Rowley, piano Jones said while volunteering in the 2012 class of court- Reston are longtime CASA
her son’s school, she was often appointed special advocate volunteers and often re-
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7 taken aback by children whose (CASA) volunteers during a cruit friends to volunteer.
SIBELIUS: Finlandia parents showed little support of ceremony at the Jennings Both agree tenacity and a
Tickets: $25-$55 • Students ages 6-18 always $5 their children’s learning beyond Judicial Center in Fairfax thick skin are essential for
getting them to school. on Feb. 21. successful volunteers.
888-945-2468 “Many kids had no one reading
www.fairfaxsymphony.org to them or making a fuss when
they brought home good grades. These things are
superficial but I realized that children need champi-
Run for the Children
On April 28, Fairfax CASA will host its second annual
ons in all aspects of their lives,” Jones said.
Run for the Children. Sponsored by Verizon, the com-
Jones said CASA volunteers have to be tenacious, bination 10K race and 3K run/walk offers serious
and a thick skin is helpful. runners as well as families the opportunity to enjoy the
“To be blunt, CASA work brings very little obvious charm of the historic City of Fairfax. All funds raised will
support Fairfax CASA and the work of CASA volunteers,
reward. There are many hours spent seeking infor- who advocate for the best interests of over 500 abused
mation from often uncooperative or even hostile and neglected children each year.
people…who don’t always appreciate why I’m be- “This is our most important awareness-raising event
ing so nosy,” Jones said. and it brings in much needed funds to support the work
of our volunteers,” said Lisa Banks, executive director
Jones said her most rewarding case was that of a of Fairfax CASA.
toddler girl whose parents were very loving but emo- Race day start is 8:30 a.m. for 10K runners and 9 a.m.
tionally and developmentally incapable of caring for for 3K run/walk participants. Runners and walkers can reg-
her. ister before the race at www.fairfaxrunforthechildren.com
To learn more, visit the race website
“Finding an appropriate family member to care www.fairfaxrunforthechildren.com/sponsors, or contact
SAVE THE DATE FOR: for her was a challenge, but she eventually joined Lisa Banks at (703) 273-3526 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The World’s Fanciest Rummage Sale the loving home of family members in Pennsylva-
nia; and she gained a big sister in the process,” Jones
said. “I don’t have children of my own, and I have a little
BENEFITTING Pat Casciato, who worked as a CASA volunteer in time to give. I think this will be a good fit.”
Pittsburgh before moving to Reston, said she had Ann Sherwood of Great Falls, who recently retired
always been interested in social work, but ended up as a pediatric nurse of 45 years, said she wanted some-
as an executive in the business sector. thing to do that would allow her to work with chil-
She said the most rewarding aspect of being a dren. “I like the fact that I can make a difference, but
Sunday, March 25th, 12-4pm CASA volunteer is realizing how important the CASA I know it’s going to be difficult working with abused
report is to a judge facing competing interests. and neglected children. “
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner “Judges rely on our reports for case detail that helps “I am so proud of her,” said daughter, Kathy Brown
Get unbelievable items at ridiculous prices. them make decisions that affect the children’s of Vienna, who brought her family to the swearing-
You can’t afford to miss this! wellbeing…I feel that CASA’s involvement in this in ceremony. “I didn’t realize the level of commit-
On-site moving company available for hire for large item purchases. process is key,” Casciato said. ment it takes to be a volunteer, but my mom has what
Make your spring cleaning count this year! She said all of the cases are challenging, but one it takes to help these children.”
case was especially rewarding. Mann and Banks both stressed that CASA volun-
Donate new (or like-new) items for the sale now. “(It involved) the severe physical abuse of a nine- teers become their own family unit.
Donation receipts provided
year-old. “I don’t want to scare you, but you will change,”
Have a really big item to donate?
Mann said to the 16 volunteers at the Feb. 21 cer-
Contact Helen Kruger (703-748-4068) to make pick-up arrangements
AFTER THREE YEARS, several foster homes, and emony who were about to take an oath pledging their
For more information on the event, item donation and pre-registration visit our website at
http://www.fairfaxbgcgw.org/index.php/rummage-sale several social workers, the child was adopted into a allegiance to the “best interest of the child.”
loving home. The child became successful in school, “It’s going to be hard for you; be prepared,” Mann
Admission: $5 per Person
Members of the Military FREE with Military ID even making the honor roll many times,” she said. said. “Your CASA family understands. All of these
Susan Chibnall of Fairfax, a clinical psychologist people are here for you,” Mann said. “When the tears
and new Fairfax CASA volunteer, said she thought really start coming and the pain gets hard, you know
CASA was a worthwhile way to give back. this is not just work; it can be life and death.”
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Send notes to the Connection at vice at 9 a.m., and an Ethiopian service at 3830 Seminary Road, Alexandria, has
email@example.com or call
703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated
12:15 p.m. The pastor is Jim Weaver. 703-
451-1500 or www.fbcspringfield.org.
services on Fridays, 6:30 p.m. and Sat-
urdays, 10:30 a.m. Religious school is
SATURDAY & SUNDAY,
announcements should be submitted at
least two weeks prior to the event. The following is a list of events at
on Wednesday evenings and Sunday
mornings. Adult learning opportunities
MARCH 10 & 11
Mount Calvary Baptist Church, take place throughout the year. Tot
The Immanuel Bible Church 4325 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax: Shabbat is on the first and third Satur-
MOPS group meets on Mondays at 7 ❖ Bible study and Prayer Service ev- days. Kolot Shabbat, a musical service,
p.m. at Immanuel Bible Church, 6911 ery Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. is the first Friday of the month at 7:30
Braddock Road, Springfield. MOPS is for ❖ Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., except p.m. 703-370-9400 or
pregnant or parenting mothers of chil- for the fourth Sunday of the month, www.bethelhebrew.org.
dren from infancy to kindergarten. when Sunday School is at 9 a.m.
703-922-4295 or www.MOPS.org. ❖ Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. Clifton Presbyterian Church,
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First Baptist Church of Spring- istry every first and third Thursday Sunday worship services at 8:30 a.m.
field, 7300 Gary St., Springfield, has night. 703-273-1455. and 11 a.m. Nursery care is provided.
Sunday services at 10:30 a.m., Sunday Christian education for all ages is at
school at 9:15 a.m., Hispanic worship ser- Beth El Hebrew Congregation, 9:45 a.m. 703-830-3175.
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Dramatic Sunroom Beautiful Sunroom Sold in 3 Days 6401 Wainfleet Ct.................$467,700.....Sun 1-4..............Karen McGavin....Keller Williams..703-562-1800
Immac home on beautifully land- 4800+ sq ft w/ 5BR, 4.5BA, Remodeled Immac home on quiet cul-de-sac w/ 7588 Woodstown Dr.............$474,900.....Sun 1-4..................Jeff Osborne...........Century 21..703-822-2436
scaped .6 acres w/ screen porch, deck, kit w/ Silestone & natural cherry cabs, 7714 Hickory Glen Way........$369,900.....Sun 1-4..........Sean McDonough.....Long & Foster..703-819-5330
remodeled eat-in kit w/ granite cntrs,
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amazing sunroom w/ cathedral clngs, tile splash, custom pantry & slide out 8008 West Point Dr..............$489,900.....Sun 1-4....................Cindy Ikard.....Long & Foster..703-994-0768
frplc & custom blt-ins, loaded w/ fin bsmt, fresh paint, new carpet, shelves, fin bsmt w/ blt-ins, lovely 8301 Covington Woods Ct....$819,900....Sat 11-3.................Charter Wells....Keller Williams..703-475-4704
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SS appl, newer dual zone HVAC,walk remodeled MBA w/ double sinks, walk MBA w/ double sinks, generator,
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Burke Connection Sports Editor Jon Roetman
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Edison Boys Enjoy Wonderful Breakthrough Season
Region runner-up IN THE REGION FINALS, Westfield was
Eagles fall to going up against a red-hot Edison squad
which had struggled early in the season with
Petersburg at state records of 1-3 and 4-5 before turning it on
and ultimately capturing its district tour-
quarterfinals. nament title with a 63-54 finals win over
Washington-Lee on Feb. 16. The Eagles had
By Rich Sanders reached the district tournament finals with
The Connection wins over Falls Church, 72-47, and
n the end, it proved to be one of the In the district title game win over the
I best seasons in the history of the
Edison High boys’ basketball pro-
gram. The Eagles, part of the less-her-
alded National District, were not one of the
teams most Northern Region hoops follow-
Generals, Edison’s Tyrone Mackall scored
24 points and teammate Matt Murphy con-
tributed 14 in a game in which W-L nearly
came back from a 43-23 deficit after three
quarters. Despite being outscored by 11
ers were taking seriously at the start of the points in the final quarter, the Eagles held
16-team regional playoffs. on to capture the district crown, giving them
Perhaps coaches and players within the plenty of momentum going into the follow-
National District saw it coming, but others ing week’s region tournament.
throughout the region did not necessarily At regionals, the high flying Eagles de-
consider Edison to be one of the teams feated Herndon, Langley, and Fairfax, the
which would make a strong run at the re- latter win over the Rebels coming in over-
gion title. But that is exactly what hap- time, to reach the meeting with Westfield.
pened. Edison, going into the championship, was
carrying an eight-game win streak.
EDISON’S IMPROBABLE breakthrough
season came to an end last Friday night at BUT WHILE THE UNDERDOG Edison
the Siegel Center in Richmond where the team had proven its merit by reaching the
Eagles, under head coach Terry Henderson, region championship, the Eagles were not
lost their Virginia State AAA quarterfinals able to defeat a defensive-minded Westfield
round playoff game to Petersburg High squad known for its strength both inside and
(Central Region), 68-61. With the loss, outside of the paint.
Photos by Craig Sterbutzel/Centre View
Edison concluded the season with a 19-10 In the championship game, Edison trailed
record. Westfield, 22-21, at the intermission. But
Edison, at the recent region tournament, the Bulldogs, leading 24-23 early in the
had reached the championship game before third quarter, then broke the game open
losing to Westfield, 62-49, on Feb. 27 at with a game-defining 18-4 stretch over the
Robinson Secondary. Even so, the Eagles, final six-and-a-half minutes of the quarter.
by having made it to the region title game, Westfield senior forward Quentin Basil
qualified for the eight-team state tourna- was the Bulldogs’ key player in the quarter.
ment field. The fact that Edison lost its fi- After Edison got within 30-25 on a steal and
nal two games of the season - to Westfield breakaway layup by Mackall, Basil began a
and then to Petersburg - hardly diminishes 10-0 Westfield spurt by nailing consecutive
what the team accomplished over the course three-point shots from the left corner.
of the winter season.
Edison High sophomore guard Chief Amoah goes up for two of his seven
points in the Eagles’ Northern Region tournament finals game versus
Westfield on Feb. 27 at Robinson Secondary.
“Quentin hit some big shots,” said man Murphy and guard/forward Mackall,
Westfield center Zach Elcano, of the back- who led Edison with 17 points in the cham-
to-back treys which gave Westfield momen- pionship. Edison, as a team, earned the re-
tum it never lost. gion tournament Sportsmanship Award.
Edison trailed 42-27 going into the final Westfield’s Elcano, the 6-foot-11 inch
quarter and was never seriously in the game pivot player, scored 17 points in the title
after that. The Eagles did get as close as game and earned tournament MVP honors.
50-43 on a free throw by Marcus Brunsey Basil (16 points, 7 rebounds) and Gibson
with 2:18 left to play. But Westfield baskets (10 points) also made the seven-member
by senior guard Mark Gibson and Basil, the All-Tournament Team.
latter score by Basil - a two-handed dunk In Edison’s state playoff game against
shot off a drive from the left side - making Petersburg on Friday, three Edison players
the score 54-43 and bringing the loudest - Mackall (19 points, 11 rebounds), Chief
roar of the night from the Westfield faith- Amoah (16 points), and Murphy (10 points,
ful on hand. The game was well in hand at 8 rebounds) - scored in double figures.
that point. Brunsey added eight points for the Eagles,
who led 19-16 after one quarter, trailed 34-
Edison head coach Terry Henderson, talking to his squad during the EDISON HAD TWO players named to All- 29 at halftime, and were behind 50-42 af-
region title game, led the Eagles to the National District crown, the Northern Region Tournament Team - big ter three quarters.
region finals, and a trip to the state AAA playoffs this season.
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