Student project features Taste of Annandale

A student project on the Taste of Annandale made it all the way to the international DECA competition. DECA, which stands for Distributive Education Clubs of America, prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and entrepreneurship. Three students at Oakton High School – senior Zach Weber and juniors Evan Schmader and Chris Hillen... Continue Reading →

Annandale Roundable presents check to youth art project

The newly incorporated Annandale Mason Roundtable presented a check for $5,000 to the Youth Re-Imaging Community Project May 2 in the office of Mason Supervisor Penny Gross. The Roundtable is a nonprofit organization whose main activity is putting together the annual Taste of Annandale street festival. The $5,000 was raised from sponsorships and vendor sales... Continue Reading →

Demonstration park featured at Taste of Annandale

What kind of park/civic space would you like to see in Annandale? Fairfax County’s Office of Community Revitalization is seeking input from the public on a new park space planned for a county-owned area at 7200 Columbia Pike outside the ACCA Child Development Center. As part of this initiative, OCR is setting up a second “demonstration park”... Continue Reading →

Taste of Annandale benefits youth art initiative

All proceeds from the 2017 Taste of Annandale are supporting the Re-Imagining Community Through Art initiative, a series of dialogues with community members and local high school students who participate in art and poetry workshops with professors at George Mason University.  After expenses, the Taste of Annandale netted a profit of more than $9,400. Re-Imagining... Continue Reading →

Students capture images at Taste of Annandale

Several high school students took pictures at the Taste of Annandale Oct. 14 with for a nonprofit organization called Images for Good. Images for Good was founded by Kevin Krisco to provide photographic support to service organizations and programs while helping teens, veterans, and other volunteers build skills, gain experience, and serve their community. Students who... Continue Reading →

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