OmMade Peanut Butter To Establish Manufacturing Facility In Fairfax county

OmMade Peanut Butter, which is a home-based gourmet peanut butter maker, will establish production in a manufacturing facility in Fairfax County, with incentives from both the county and Virginia. Radhika Murari, a Reston, Virginia, resident, began producing her artisan peanut butter products, using Virginia peanuts, in her home in 2012, and then eventually selling products at the Fairfax County Farmers Market. Continue reading

Twenty-Second Annual Fall for the Book Will Be A Virtual Festival

The twenty-second annual Fall for the Book will be a virtual festival this year, streaming until late November 2020. Fall for the Book is based at George Mason University. It is Northern Virginia’s premier independent, non-profit literary arts event that aims to promote reading, connect readers and authors, and encourages cultural growth as well as give children critical literary experiences. 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

Heritage Fellowship Church Distributed Food At The 7-Eleven In Herndon

A white box truck of ‘Heritage Fellowship Church’ distributed food on Saturday, Aug. 22, shortly after 9:30 in the morning. The truck was parked at the 7-Eleven parking lot in the Town of Herndon that is an informal day laborer site. The truck carried 300 boxes of food to be donated to anyone who asks. The Organizing Chair of the Herndon Labor Support Center is Alex Rodriguez. Continue reading