Route 1 Dispatches: Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber Welcomes New Commander

Take a look at this week's top headlines from the Route 1 corridor.

Each week, Patch brings you the top headlines in the Route 1 corridor.

Mount Vernon Patch

The Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce hosted a welcome reception for new Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander COL. Greg Gadson on Tuesday at The Fairfax retirement community. 

Home prices in the D.C. area have increased more than expected in July. Home prices in Mount Vernon are slightly higher than the county average.

Huntington Belle Haven Patch

Patch sat down with new UCM Executive Director Shirley Marshall to talk about her vision for the organization.

Removing invasive plants and cleaning up litter are among the plans for Saturday’s National Public Lands Day at Huntley Meadows Park and the GW Parkway.

Fort Hunt Patch

Author and historical interpreter Travis Bowman gave a historical interpretation of Peter Francisco at the Tauxemont and Waynewood Community Picnic Sunday.

Local Mom Michelle Crabtree continues fundraising for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society in honor of her son, Tyler, who was diagnosed with leukemia earlier this year.


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