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FREE Linkedin & SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Workshop for Mortals! May 24th 12 (noon) & 6:00 pm

FREE Linkedin & SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Workshop for Mortals! May 24th 12 (noon) & 6:00 pm

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MAY 24th on LinkedIn & SEO (Search Engine Optimization)(Please bring yr laptop/IPAD etc. if possible) PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND - LIMITED SEATING!

 

1 - May 24th @ 12-Noon to 2 pm: "LinkedIn Can Improve your Business, Non-Profit, Program, Project or Self in 7 Days" Workshop

Town of Leesburg Plans Traditional Memorial Day Observance for Monday, May 30, 2011

Town of Leesburg Plans Traditional Memorial Day Observance for Monday, May 30, 2011

From the Town of Leesburg – On Monday, May 30, 2011, the Town of Leesburg will hold its traditional Memorial Day observance on the Loudoun County Courthouse lawn.  This year’s featured speaker will be Major General Hugh “Bugs” Forsythe, USAF (Ret).  The observance will also include a wreath-laying ceremony and special music by the Loudoun Board Guard Fife & Drum Corps.  Leesburg VFW Post #1177 and the American Legion Post #181 will be participating in the observance ceremonies as well. 

Loudoun Continues Opposition to MWAA Dulles Rail Station Decision

Loudoun Continues Opposition to MWAA Dulles Rail Station Decision

From Loudoun County -- The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has taken action on several fronts in its continued opposition to the decision of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) Board of Directors in favor of an underground alignment for the proposed Metrorail station at Dulles International Airport.

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Board of Supervisors directed the County Administrator to seek additional information from MWAA and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority regarding the potential impacts on Dulles Metrorail, the operations at Dulles Airport, and any possible extension further into Loudoun County should the Board vote to opt out of the funding agreement for Phase 2 of the project.

Thomas Balch Library Recognizes Volunteers At Annual Appreciation Luncheon

Thomas Balch Library Recognizes Volunteers At Annual Appreciation Luncheon

From the Town of Leesburg – On Wednesday, May 4, 2011, the Thomas Balch Library Advisory Commission recognized the contributions of its many volunteers with an appreciation luncheon.

“The success of the Thomas Balch Library is attributable in large part to the support we receive from our community of volunteers,” explained Alexandra Gressitt, the Library’s Director. “We are fortunate to have so many talented and dedicated volunteers.  Volunteers contribute to every facet of the Library’s operations, including research, transcribing manuscripts, indexing collections, assisting customers and teaching seminars and classes.”

This year’s honorees included:

·         Peggy & Fred Howard and Betty & Bobby Lowenbach, for their efforts on photographic identification.

Loudoun County CDBG Program Earns Praise from National Officials at HUD

Loudoun County CDBG Program Earns Praise from National Officials at HUD

Loudoun County’s Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) has been spotlighted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as an example of a successful program.

At a recent event hosted by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, HUD Regional Administrator Jane Vincent highlighted two CDBG projects in Loudoun: the county’s Emergency Homeless Shelter and the renovation of affordable housing rental units near Middleburg.

The purpose of the CDBG program is to help develop viable communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. Organizations within the community are given the opportunity to compete for these funds through an organized application process.

May 18: Public Input Meeting for Parks & Recreation Service & Needs Analysis

May 18: Public Input Meeting for Parks & Recreation Service & Needs Analysis

From the Town of Leesburg –  The Town of Leesburg is conducting a Parks and Recreation Service and Needs Analysis and would like to hear from all community residents, business owners, sports groups, and any other interested parties.  The Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Ida Lee Park Recreation Center (60 Ida Lee Drive NW).  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Loudoun County's Current Online Auction Ends May 12

Loudoun County's Current Online Auction Ends May 12

Loudoun County's current online auction of surplus goods is scheduled to close at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2011. Items for sale online include vehicles, laptops, computer equipment, a shelving unit, a wood-paneled presentation board, children’s movies on VHS videotapes, and other miscellaneous items.

Every month, Loudoun County sells selected items online through Public Surplus, which was created specifically for public agencies. The auctions last for ten days. Anyone interested in bidding on the items must be registered with http://www.publicsurplus.com. Registration is free. Bidders are not charged a fee to use the service.

To view the items for sale, go to: www.publicsurplus.com/sms/loudoun,va/browse/home.