Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Prom will be held from 2-4 p.m. at St. Joseph's hall.
The Rotary Clubs of Reston and Herndon will host the 11th annual Senior Senior Prom in just a few weeks. The annual event brings out area seniors to have their own special prom. This year's Senior Senior Prom will take place from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at the St. Joseph's Church hall, located at 750 Peachtree St., in Herndon. All area residents age 50 or better are invited to attend in their best prom or beach wear. The Loudoun Jazz Ensemble will be performing and the Gottaswing Dancers will entertain the crowd. To RSVP, contact Oliver Chiropractic and Acupuncture at 703-904-8528 by April 18. Transportation will be provided if needed, and can be arranged when RSVPing to the event. The Senior Senior Prom is free to attend.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Rotary Club of Herndon and Virginia Star collected and distributed computers to HMS students.
The Rotary Club of Herndon distributed free computers to Herndon Middle School students on Saturday as part of its Computers for Students Program. The program works to provide all Herndon students equal access to home computers for educational purposes, without regard to their income. Herndon Rotary works with nonprofit Virginia Star to collect donated computers from government agencies and local businesses. The Herndon Middle School Computer Club students were able to work on rebuilding and updating the computers with the appropriate hardware and software before they were distributed. Members of the Rotary Club of Herndon coordinate the program, provide volunteers to train the students and their families and handle the distribution of…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Nachman was honored at a banquet on Oct. 19.
Herndon area residents, business professionals, representatives and organizations came out to honor Arthur Nachman as the Rotary Club of Herndon's 2012 Citizen of the Year on Oct. 19. Attendees included Mayor Lisa Merkel, Vice Mayor Connie Hutchinson, Herndon town council members Sheila Olem and Dave Kirby, Ann Rust and many others. Merkel, Rust, Stuart Nachman and Grace McDaniel shared stories of Arthur Nachman's accomplishments while poking a little good-natured fun at his expense. Sharon Bonneau, Herndon Middle School's director of bands, said she appreciates all of Arthur Nachman's support of the school's band programs, both at Herndon Middle School and Herndon High School. Rotary Club of Herndon President Yvonne Hoffman presented …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Nachman will be honored at a banquet on Oct. 24.
The Rotary Club of Herndon announced Arthur Nachman is this year's Citizen of the Year on Monday. Nachman is the 47th recipient of the honor. Citizen of the Year is the highest honor the Rotary Club awards. Nachman has been a community supporter in Herndon for many years, including with the Herndon High School, Herndon Middle School and area elementary school band programs. Kathleen Jacoby, director of bands at Herndon High School, nominated Nachman. In her letter she said, “Mr. Nachman was the first person to ever unite all six elementary band directors in Herndon to form a united vision.” Nachman has helped provide instruments for students who are otherwise unable afford them, has helped bring professional musicians to visit schools…
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Herndon MOMS Club is holding a swap this week, and other events Sept. 17 to 26.
1) The Herndon MOMS Club is going green this week and holding a swap of gently used items. Swap items can include Halloween costumes, baby and child clothing, baby gear, maternity clothes and other items. Unwanted items left after the swap will be donated to a local nonprofit. The meeting is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 651 Dranesville Rd. 2) The Rotary Club of Herndon meets at 7:30 a.m. each Wednesday at Amphora Diner Deluxe in Herndon. This week's meeting will feature speaker Tracy Meredith of Cardinal Bank. 3) The Town of Herndon will hold a Home Maintenance Workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Neighborhood Resource Center. The workshop is free and open to the public. Participants will learn …
Monday, August 13, 2012
This week is the last of the Herndon Golf Course Summer Camps and the last week of our Readers' Choice poll!
Here's a few things to know about happening in Herndon this week: 1. The last of the Herndon Golf Course Summer Camps will be this week from Tuesday to Thursday. Children and teens can learn the basics of golf, the rules of the game, etiquette and more. 2. The Herndon Rotary Club's weekly meeting will be Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at Amphora Diner Deluxe. This week's speaker is Dr. Robert Verhalen, who will be discussing the aging crisis faced by the United States. 3. The Moms Club of Herndon's monthly meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 10 a.m. The Moms Club will be discussing the Olympics, culture and diversity this month and children can take part in related craft projects. Click here to learn more. 4. Registration is open for Legends …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Tuesday night is National Night Out.
1. Tonight is National Night Out, and the Herndon Police Department as well as many of the council members and staff are going to be out in the community talking about public safety and how Herndon residents can keep their communities safer places. Events are being held at neighborhoods throughout Herndon. Check out our previous story on National Night Out for all the details. 2. Because National Night Out will be celebrated on Tuesday night, the Herndon Town Council will hold its regular August work session on Wednesday. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the Hoover Conference Room of the Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St. 3. The Herndon Braves varsity baseball team will have tryouts on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. at Herndon High School. …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Herndon Braves play a home game tonight;Herndon Chamber Committee meets Tuesday.
There's a lot happening in Herndon this week, including a few things you may want to know about or attend. 1. The Herndon Braves play tonight at Herndon High School at 7 p.m. They take on the Baltimore Redbirds. The Redbirds are currently standing at first in the league, while the Braves are in seventh. 2. The Herndon Chamber Committee meets at noon at ArtSpace Herndon on Tuesday. The featured speaker is Herndon's new Mayor, Lisa Merkel, who will discuss her plans and goals for her term. The event is bring your own lunch. 3. A Tribute to Margaret's Garden opens at ArtSpace Herndon on Tuesday. The exhibit includes photographs, watercolors, drawings and more of Margaret Thomas' famous iris gardens. 4. The Rotary Club of Herndon meets at …
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Herndon Town Council will be discussing the town's Capital Improvement Program at its next public hearing on May 22.
1) The swearing in for the 2012-2014 Herndon Town Council will be held on Thursday, June 21 at 6 p.m. at the Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St. The new town council begins its duties on July 1, 2012. The swearing in ceremony is open to the public. Find more information on the swearing in ceremony on the Town of Herndon's website. 2) The Rotary Club of Herndon's next meeting will be on the Children's World Peace Organization which provides education in Mexico, Nepal, and Kenya on Wednesday, May 23. The guest speaker will be William Day Jr. The Rotary Club of Herndon meets each Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. at Amphora's Diner Deluxe. For more information about Rotary meetings, email firstname.lastname@example.org. 3) The Herndon Town …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Nominate yourself or a neighbor for the Town of Herndon's Yard of the Month; join the MOMS Club of Herndon; local author Ron Culberson will hold a book signing Friday.
1) It's Yard of the Month season in Herndon and town residents can nominate their own or their neighbor's yards for the award. Yard of the Month recognizes residents whose yards contribute to the beautification of their neighborhood and the town. Winners receive gift certificates to Meadows Farms and are recognized at Herndon Town Council meetings. Nominations for the June Yard of the Month award are due by May 15. For information on nomination criteria and submission information, visit the Town of Herndon website here. 2) The Rotary Club of Herndon's next meeting will be on Classification Talks on Wednesday, May 16. The Rotary Club of Herndon meets each Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. at Amphora's Diner Deluxe. For more information about …