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PUMPKIN BEERS to be featured at MONZA OCT. 17th BEER DINNER

PUMPKIN BEERS to be featured at MONZA OCT. 17th BEER DINNER

 

With the advent of October, Monza of Old Town Manassas, Va. is hosting a four-course pumpkin beer dinner, featuring beers from Dogfish Head, Southern Tier, Devil’s Backbone, Williamsburg Aleworks and Flying Dog. on Thurs., Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. for $65 inclusive. For reservations, go to www.eatmonza.com.

The four-course dinner will be paired with a variety of pumpkin beers including: a Greeter Beer of Dogfish Head Punkin Pumpkin Ale; Southern Tier PumKing Pumpkin Ale with Pumpkin Hummus Bruschetta; Devils Backbone Icabod Crandall Pumpkin Ale served with Roasted Corn Soup topped with Cherry tomatoes and Chorizo; Williamsburg Alewerks with Homemade Butternut Squash served with toasted pumpkin seeds and Braised Short Rib; and Flying Dog’s The Fear Imperial Pumpkin Ale paired with Pumpkin Cheesecake.

MONZA MENU ITEM HONORS LOCAL WAR VETERAN; DONATES $1000 to USMC WOUNDED WARRIOR REGIMENT

MONZA MENU ITEM HONORS LOCAL WAR VETERAN; DONATES $1000 to USMC WOUNDED WARRIOR REGIMENT

 

Monza and Carmello’s of Old Town Manassas, Va. became almost a second home to retired Col. Jack Lilley II, a long-time Catharpin resident, retired United States Marine Corp (USMC) and a war veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. After being a regular customer at Carmellos since 1978, the ‘Jack Special’ was born on Monza’s menu, with $1 of every order going to Lilley’s favorite charities:  the USMC Wounded Warrior Regiment and The Freedom Museum. From June through August, Monza’s donated $1018, collected from the ‘Jack Special’. For more information, call 703-368-5522 or go to www.eatmonza.com.

Expansion at Ashby Ponds Unveils New Opportunities for Employment in Loudoun County

Expansion at Ashby Ponds Unveils New Opportunities for Employment in Loudoun County

(Ashburn, Va.) - In 2012, Loudoun County was ranked by CNN Money as the top county in the U.S. for job growth, with a reported growth of 83.6% from 2000 to 2011. Easy access to Washington, D.C., the proximity to Dulles International Airport, and the impending expansion of Metro’s silver line into the county are often cited for Loudoun’s appeal to businesses and residents alike. Ashby Ponds, one of 16 Erickson Living retirement communities, opened in 2008 and now employs nearly 100 full time and 200 part-time staff members at the community in Ashburn. The community continues to experience a high demand for further development and will be opening a brand new Continuing Care neighborhood in early 2014. As a result, Ashby Ponds will be adding over 100 new positions in areas from nursing and social work to culinary and facility management.

Sat., Sept. 7, OPEN HOUSE Metro School of Arts New Studio in Kingstowne

Sat., Sept. 7, OPEN HOUSE Metro School of Arts New Studio in Kingstowne

 

Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Lorton, Va. is hosting an open house at their new 10,375 square-foot Kingstowne studio at 5775 Barclay Drive in Alexandria, Va. on Sat., Sept. 7 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., including a ribbon cutting ceremony, tap jam, hip-hop showcase,  karaoke studio and light refreshments. MSA invites the community to bring their dance gear and shoes for an afternoon of fun and free-styling in the new facility. For information, go to www.metropolitanarts.org or call 703.339.0444.

METROPOLITAN FINE ARTS CENTER STUDIO OPENS in LORTON, VA

METROPOLITAN FINE ARTS CENTER STUDIO OPENS in LORTON, VA

Metropolitan Fine Arts Center (MFAC) of Alexandria, Va. has officially moved into the Workhouse Arts Center, located in Lorton, Va. The new studio at the Workhouse Arts Center, building W-4, is 7,000 square feet, much larger than their former location in Fairfax Station, Va., allowing for more classes and performance space. For more information, go to www.metrofinearts.com.

“Classes have started in our new spacious studio and we’re loving it…we appreciate the partnership with the Workhouse Arts Center,” said Melissa Dobbs, executive director of Metropolitan Fine Arts Center of Alexandria and Lorton, Va.

LYME DISEASE SEASON IS HERE; TOP TEN TIPS TO PREVENT LYME DISEASE

LYME DISEASE SEASON IS HERE; TOP TEN TIPS TO PREVENT LYME DISEASE

Lyme disease season is prevalent in Northern Virginia and local immunologist, Dr. Srinagesh Paluvoi of Gainesville and Leesburg, Va. cautions his patients to be aware of Lyme disease symptoms and stresses top ten tips to help avoid exposure to tick bites. Call 703.729.8830 or visit www.vasneezers.com for more information.

“We see a lot more cases of tick bites and Lyme Disease in the summer, when more people have their skin exposed and are spending more time with outdoor activities,” said Srinagesh Paluvoi, M.D. of Gainesville and Leesburg, Va. “Prevention of Lyme disease is key, knowing what to look for, and more importantly, how to prevent the initial tick bite,” said Dr. Paluvoi.

Dr. Paluvoi recommends these top ten tips to help avoid tick bites, and if anyone experiences Lyme disease symptoms or has concerns about possible Lyme Disease, they should seek medical advice from a physician.

LYME DISEASE SEASON IS HERE; TOP TEN TIPS TO PREVENT LYME DISEASE

LYME DISEASE SEASON IS HERE; TOP TEN TIPS TO PREVENT LYME DISEASE

Lyme disease season is prevalent in Northern Virginia and local immunologist, Dr. Srinagesh Paluvoi of Gainesville and Leesburg, Va. cautions his patients to be aware of Lyme disease symptoms and stresses top ten tips to help avoid exposure to tick bites. Call 703.729.8830 or visit www.vasneezers.com for more information.

“We see a lot more cases of tick bites and Lyme Disease in the summer, when more people have their skin exposed and are spending more time with outdoor activities,” said Srinagesh Paluvoi, M.D. of Gainesville and Leesburg, Va. “Prevention of Lyme disease is key, knowing what to look for, and more importantly, how to prevent the initial tick bite,” said Dr. Paluvoi.

Dr. Paluvoi recommends these top ten tips to help avoid tick bites, and if anyone experiences Lyme disease symptoms or has concerns about possible Lyme Disease, they should seek medical advice from a physician.