Rotary of Great Falls Recognized As Top Achiever

The Rotary of Great Falls has been recently named as one of its top achievers for 2019-2020 by Rotary District 7610. The club was honored in several categories. It received plaudits for several youth projects, including sponsoring two teenagers for Rotary’s Leadership Institute; its Interact Club’s Habitat for the Humanity building project in Lynchburg; the new Rotaract Club (serving 18-30-year-olds) launch of its Flags for Heroes, the launch of Cooper Middle School’s 4-Way Test essay contest; and sponsorship and leadership of Wolf Trap’s First Time Campers weekend targeted at children from challenged backgrounds. Continue reading

Great Falls Little League Prepares To Proceed With Practices And Games Later This Month

The Great Falls Little League is gearing up to start its fall season later this month, with games beginning in early September. The league’s plans for reopening are laid out in its recently released COVID-19 Return To Play guidelines that are modeled after guidance from public health experts and other youth leagues across the country which have already returned to play. The resumption of youth sports that involve only incidental contact between players has been permitted since Fairfax County entered Phase 2 of the “Forward Virginia” plan on June 12. Continue reading