Route 1 Dispatches: Local Nonprofit Wins Leadership Award
Take a look at this week's top headlines from the Route 1 corridor.
Mount Vernon Patch
Local nonprofit Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services was awarded with the Center for Nonprofit Advancement's 2012 Board Leadership Award this week. The organization will receive a $10,000 grant and training and development opportunities.
Christie Scanlin Dobson has returned to Mount Vernon to film a documentary about her second home, Woodlawn Stables.
Fort Hunt Patch
Mount Vernon District community leaders complained about what they see as a slow response by Fairfax County to remove debris collected and placed on curbsides after last month's derecho. Mount Vernon District Supervisor Gerry Hyland attended Wednesday’s MVCCA meeting to hear compaints.
New WPHS football coach Jeremiah Davis will take over for former head coach Eric Henderson, who parted ways with the school this spring. Davis played at Penn State and coached at Annandale for seven seasons.
Huntington-Belle Haven Patch
Fairfax County police are looking for a teenager who sexually assaulted a young woman Sunday night in the Belle Haven area.
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Sharon Bulova joined Energy Action Fairfax for a home energy audit party in Greater Wilton Woods Wednesday night. Home energy audit parties are a new hands-on way for Fairfax County residents to learn about energy consumption and energy efficiency.