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Take the Plunge: Join Design Army X Karla Colletto for Pool Party, Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 22

Take the Plunge: Join Design Army X Karla Colletto for Pool Party, Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 22

Design Army X Karla Colletto to debut their swimwear collection - Swim At Your Own Risk - on Friday, August 22 from 7-10 p.m. at Capitol Skyline Hotel

On the heels of judging the global 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France as one of two US judges in the Design category, Pum Lefebure, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Design Army, just released her first swimwear collection, Swim At Your Own Risk, in collaboration with Karla Colletto. A capsule collection for Colletto’s Cruise 2015 line and Lefebure’s first venture into fashion design, the five-piece graphic swimsuits and beachwear debuted at the Miami Swim Show on July 19th.

Upcoming 5K & Fun Run/Walk Events in Loudoun County

Upcoming 5K & Fun Run/Walk Events in Loudoun County

Spring is the perfect time for fitness endeavors and family outings. Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services is hosting three 5K races and fun run/walk events this spring! Participants of all ages can choose from the events listed below or sign up for all three!

On Saturday, April 19, Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park hosts the HIPPITY HOP EASTER TROT 5K, FUN RUN & EASTER EGG HUNT. The 5K course is USATF-certified. Register online at www.loudoun.gov/webtrac. Visit www.loudoun.gov/bolenpark  or call 571-258-3487 for registration form and more information.

Loudoun Service Opportunities! Interested in Serving on a County Government Board or Commission?

Loudoun Service Opportunities! Interested in Serving on a County Government Board or Commission?

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors encourages residents to become actively involved in their county government. There are currently opportunities for people to serve on the following county and regional advisory boards, commissions and committees.

Free Parking for the Holidays in Downtown Leesburg

Free Parking for the Holidays in Downtown Leesburg

Parking in the Town Hall parking garage and at all on-street parking meters will be free from Wednesday, November 27, 2013 through Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Town of Leesburg will be offering free parking throughout the holiday season in the Town Hall parking garage and at on-street parking meters in the Historic Downtown.  The two-hour limit at on-street meters will remain in effect during the free holiday parking promotion.  Free parking will begin at 5:00pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 and will continue until 8:00am on Thursday, January 2, 2014.  The tradition of providing free holiday parking in downtown Leesburg began in 2005.

Leesburg Commission on Public Art Solicits Artist Submissions for Parking Garage Mural

Leesburg Commission on Public Art Solicits Artist Submissions for Parking Garage Mural

The Leesburg Commission on Public Art has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP), seeking an artist or artist team to create a mural on the Loudoun Street face of the Town Hall Parking Garage (picture attached).  Deadline for responses is July 11, 2013.

Loudoun Small Business Week is June 3-7; Special Events Planned

Loudoun Small Business Week is June 3-7; Special Events Planned

 

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has adopted a proclamation in support of Loudoun Small Business Week, set for June 3 – 7, 2013.

According to the Virginia Employment Commission, Loudoun County is home to more than 7,000 businesses with fewer than 20 employees, accounting for over 85% of the total business population in Loudoun. In addition, there are thousands of home-based businesses located in the county.  

In conjunction with Small Business Week, the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development is co-sponsoring a series of events, including seminars, workshops and networking opportunities for small business owners and entrepreneurs.  Topics will range from “Banking Basics for Small Businesses” to “Find, Hire and Keep Remarkable People. ”

Leesburg Route 7/15 Bypass Intersection With Sycolin Road to Close Permanently on June 8, 2013

Leesburg Route 7/15 Bypass Intersection With Sycolin Road to Close Permanently on June 8, 2013

Sycolin Road will be closed between Gateway Drive and Hope Parkway until August 2014 for construction of overpass

On Saturday, June 8, 2013, the intersection of the Route 7/15 Bypass and Sycolin Road will be closed permanently.  After the intersection is closed, access from the Bypass to Sycolin Road, the Leesburg Executive Airport, Loudoun County’s Philip Bolen Park and other destinations in the southeast sector of Town will be routed via the Dulles Greenway to Battlefield Parkway.  The attached map shows the new traffic patterns.  As a reminder, both Exit 1 (Leesburg Bypass) and Exit 2 (Miller Drive/Battlefield Parkway) from the Dulles Greenway are toll-free.