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Swimming Pool Rules – see page 29 Volume XIX, No.6

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Ashburn Village 10k & 5k Race Results – see page 22 Inside This Issue… Eagle Scout Project • pg 23

Lemon Springs Bridge • pg 10

Volunteer Editor: Meg Carlson

Brownies • pg 20


Leesburg Emergency Department

Lansdowne Emergency Department Pediatric ER

Two Emergency Locations We Are Here … And Here. Inova Loudoun Hospital offers two Emergency Room locations with expertise to handle any medical emergency — minor to life-threatening. When minutes make a difference, you can find comfort in knowing that our highly skilled, certified and specially trained emergency team is here standing by 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With our unwavering commitment to safety and excellent patient care, shorter wait times* and one of only two dedicated pediatric emergency departments in Northern Virginia — Inova Loudoun’s ER is here when it matters most. For more information about our adult and pediatric emergency services, visit inova.org/ilhemergency.

inova.org/ilh| 703.858.6000

*According to data for national average of expected emergency room wait times. Inova Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare system.


Board of Directors President

Inside This Issue Monthly Departments

Mark “Doug” Carlson dcarlson@ashburnvillage.org 2008-2010 Term Vice President

Bob Graham bgraham@ashburnvillage.org 2008-2010 Term Secretary

Jennifer Horvath jhorvath@ashburnvillage.org 2007–2009 Term

Treasurer

Board Meeting Information

An agenda is posted on the website, www.ashburn village.org and at both the Ashburn Village Sports Pavilion and AVCA office on Courtland Drive at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

Science Lecture at Janelia Farm Ashburn Village 10k & 5k Race Results Eagle Scout Project U14 Boys Tennis Swimming Pool Rules Loudoun County Master Gardens News July 4th T-shirt Design Contest

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Neighborhood Watch On the Home Scene Critter Corner Community News – New Killer of Trees Mosby Heritage Area Association

Community News & Information

Need to contact the Board? Email messages can be sent to bod@ashburnvillage.org

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors will be held at 6:00 p.m. on June 23, 2009 at the Lakes Recreation Center, 44078 Cheltenham Circle.

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Articles

Lester Benitez lbenitez@ashburnvillage.org 2008 – 2009 Term Richard Nutwell rnutwell@ashburnvillage.org 2008 – 2010 Term

President’s Report Board Briefs Lakeshore Condominium News What You Might See Going On in the Village Around the Village Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Pavilion News Library Corner

Featured Information

Perry Immerman pimmerman@ashburnvillage.org 2008 – 2009 Term David Austin 703-729-0832 (home) daustin@ashburnvillage.org 2008 – 2010 Term

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Homeowner Board Member Association Staff Committee Meeting Dates Important Numbers Calendar

Advertising

48 Classified Advertising 48 Advertiser Index 48 Rate Card The Villager is published monthly by the Ashburn Village Community Association, Inc., for the residents of Ashburn Village.

Homeowners with Board business should arrive in time to sign in and will be asked to adhere to a 3-minute speaker’s limit. Contact the AVCA office at (703) 723-7910 if you have any questions. The Villager

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Committee Meetings

Ashburn Village Community Association, Inc. Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (703) 723-7910 Direct • (703) 478-8583 Fax www.ashburnvillage.org

Association Staff Management Team

Jim Tracy, x101 Interim General Manager & Notary Public jtracy@ashburnvillage.org

Upcoming Meetings

Crishana Loritsch, CMCA®, AMS®, x102 Resident Services Manager & Notary Public cloritsch@ashburnvillage.org

Board of Directors (BOD) Tuesday, June 23, 6:00 p.m. Lakes Recreation Center, Cheltenham Circle

Mark Schnupp, x104 Facilities & Grounds Manager mschnupp@ashburnvillage.org

Architectural (AERC) Tuesday, June 2, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 6:00 p.m. AVCA Office, Courtland Drive

Gail Fishkin-Ogle, x103 Finance & HR Manager gogle@ashburnvillage.org Office Staff

Laura Hisam, x109 Covenants Administrator lhisam@ashburnvillage.org Taycha Wolfries, x107 Covenants Assistant twolfries@ashburnvillage.org Lyn Laws, x100 Member Services & Newsletter Coordinator llaws@ashburnvillage.org Teresa Reifsnyder, x123 Accounts Payable treifsnyder@ashburnvillage.org Katrina Bilikha, x124 Accounts Receivable kbilikha@ashburnvillage.org Adam Puffinburger Facilities & Grounds Supervisor McKane Goldizen Facilities & Grounds Assistant Neil Puffinburger Facilities & Grounds Assistant 4

Check Village message boards and our website for any last minute changes and for important information. Message boards are located on Ashburn Village Boulevard at the Farmwell entrance of the Village near Fultonham Circle (northbound lane) and at the Rt. 7 entrance to the Village at Courtland Drive (southbound lane), as well as near the pool areas of the Mills, Lakes, and Woods Recreation Centers.

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Budget & Finance (B&FC) Monday, June 15, 6:30 p.m. Lakes Recreation Center, Cheltenham Circle Competitive Swimming Committee (AVCSC) Thursday, June 11, 7:30 p.m. Lakes Recreation Center, Cheltenham Circle Facilities & Grounds (F&GC) Monday, June 8, 6:00 p.m. Mills Recreation Center, Grottoes Drive Lakes & Ponds (L&PC) Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 p.m. Mills Recreation Center, Grottoes Drive Neighborhood Watch (NHW) Tuesday, June 9, 7:00 p.m. Lakes Recreation Center, Cheltenham Circle Recreation and Community Events (R&CEC) Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 p.m. Sports Pavilion Tennis (AVTC)- DATE AND NIGHT CHANGE! Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 p.m. Woods Recreation Center, Louisa Drive


president ’s report

Doug Carlson President dcarlson@ashburnvillage.org 2008 - 2010 term Greetings, fellow Villagers! By the time you read my article, the official start of summer will be upon us. The pools will be open, school will be drawing to a close and the Village will be nearing the end of our “gear up” for a fun filled summer! This year we have a brand new lifeguard company, Winkler Pool Management, Inc. Winkler will manage the three outlying pools at the Woods, Mills and Lakes recreation centers, while WTS will manage the Pavilion outdoor and indoor pools. Please take a moment to read the pool rules with your children; they have been published in the Villager this month for everyone’s reference. Coupled with the opening of the pools are several enhancements to the locker rooms. Our Facilities and Grounds department spent a tremendous amount of time this past fall and winter not only cleaning these facilities but also enhancing the guard rooms, resolving issues with the pump houses, modifying and improving the locker rooms and more. Please remember that the locker rooms are not “hang outs” for bored children. The guards will be monitoring them closely to prevent vandalism and wasteful use of the amenities such as paper towels and showers. If you walk through a locker room and notice that a sink or shower has been left running, please turn it off. It not only wastes precious water, but costs us all money! Continuing with the summer theme, we have another spectacular fireworks show planned for the Fourth of July! We will kick the day off with our traditional Children’s Fourth of July Parade and, new this year, a Family-Style Fourth of July event at the Pavilion. We have also brought back our “Fourth of July T-shirt Design Contest.” Inside this edition of the Villager is an entry form. Remember to submit your design before June 15th! Coming attractions this summer are the popular movie night at the Lake Ashburn Amphitheater. At the moment we are

planning 5 movies and working to potentially have more. We are going to mix up the movies this summer for wider audience appeal and all to enjoy (sorry, nothing will be shown rated higher than PG-13 and those movies will be scrutinized heavily). The staffs of the Pavilion and the AVCA, along with the Board of Directors, are working to provide more “family” centric events year-round for all to enjoy. Our goal is to provide the community with an alternative place to have fun while beginning new traditions and adding to our portfolio of community programming. Finally I would like to send a special thanks to all of the volunteers within the community. Without your efforts many things would simply go undone or our assessments would be much higher. We have an outstanding community of volunteers. If you know someone who participates in a committee or volunteers their time without hesitation, please stop them and say thank you. We really owe each and every one of them at a minimum a thank you and a pat on the back. Their efforts throughout the years have created many new programs, landscape initiatives, revitalization efforts, changes to the guidelines and much, much more. Believe it or not, just about every aspect of the daily operations of the AVCA involves at least a couple of volunteers. We are always looking for more interested volunteers, and I encourage anyone who wishes to participate to call the office and make an inquiry. Or, simply come to one of the meetings and acquaint yourself with the committee! A list of all the committee-meeting dates, times and locations are printed in the Villager each month on the calendar page. Please take a moment and see if something strikes your fancy or peaks your interest. Who knows, maybe you will be our next Volunteer of the Year award recipient! Keep smiling and have a safe summer. See you around the Village! The Villager

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Important Numbers Ashburn Library  (703) 737-8100 Ashburn Volunteer Fire Department (703) 729-0006 AVCA Office Direct Dial  (703) 723-7910 Fax Line (703) 478-8583 E-mail  avca@ashburnvillage.org Website  www.ashburnvillage.org Dominion Virginia Power  (888) 667-3000 DMV  1(866) 368-5463 Loudoun Co. Animal Control  (703) 777-0406 Loudoun Co. Board of Supervisors  (703) 777-0204 Comment Line  (703) 777-0115 Loudoun Co. Chamber of Commerce  (703) 777-2176 Loudoun Co. Crime Solvers (703) 777-1919 Loudoun Co. Game Warden (703) 777-0445 Loudoun Co. Health Department (703) 777-0236 Loudoun Co. Parks, Recreation & Community Services (703) 777-0343 Loudoun Co. Public Schools (703) 771-6400 Ashburn Elementary (571) 252-2350 Broad Run High School  (571) 252-2300 Dominion Trail Elementary (571) 252-2340 Farmwell Station Middle School  (571) 252-2320 Loudoun Co. Senior Center, Cascades  (703) 430-2397 Loudoun Co. Sheriff ’s Department Administration  (703) 777-0407 Emergency  911 Non Emergency  (703) 777-1021 Community Policing  (703) 729-0581 x123 Loudoun Co. Traffic Hotline  (703) 771-5798 Loudoun Hospital Center  (703) 858-6000 Loudoun Co. Library Administration  (703) 777-0368 Loudoun Co. Planning Department  (703) 777-0246 Building Permits  (703) 777-0220 Miss Utility  1 (800) 552-7001 New Vision Trash and Recycling 1 (703) 331-0600 Saddle Ridge Apartments  (703) 729-0090 Sequoia Realty-Lakeshore Condos  (703) 723-7960 Sports Pavilion  (703) 729-0581 Virginia State Police  1 (800) 572-4510 Washington Dulles Int’l Airport  (703) 572-2700 Washington Gas  (703) 750-1000 Wingler House Apartments  (703) 858-9507 YMCA of Loudoun County  (703) 777-9622 6

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JACK & GRACE ROTH Celebrate Their 50th Wedding Anniversary John S. (Jack) and Grace M. Roth of Ashburn, VA celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at The Inn at Charlestown, overlooking the beautiful racetrack in Charlestown, West Virginia. Their four children, five grandchildren, siblings and friends joined them for a dinner reception followed by dancing in the ballroom on Saturday evening, May 9, 2009. Jack and Grace met while both were employed with Eastern Airlines in the 1950’s. Jack worked as a Flight Operations Specialist and Grace was a Senior Flight Attendant. Both were based at Washington (Reagan) National Airport. They were married on May 2, 1959 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Audubon NJ, but have lived in the Northern Virginia area ever since. Jack is retired from a 26-year career as an Air Traffic Control Specialist with the Federal Aviation Administration. Grace retired from the Loudoun County School Administration as the Financial Secretary at Park View High School in Sterling after 20 years of service. Best wishes to Grace and Jack for a Happy 50th Anniversary!


B oard Briefs

April Meeting The April 28, 2009 regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the 2008-2009 Board of Directors was called to order at 6:03 p.m. by President M. Doug Carlson. Among other business: n Received

the monthly Community Policing

report. n Approved

the minutes of the March 28, 2009 Board of Directors meeting.

n Tim

Tynyk, Chairperson of the Neighborhood Watch Committee, presented an update of the committee’s activities to the Board of Directors.

attorney’s recommendation to hire an investigator to find funds for the debtor on the following properties: l

21424 Alum Creek Court

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20940 Winola Terrace

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20956 Rootstown Terrace

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21054 Tyler Too Terrace

New Business consisted of the following items:

n A homeowner

n The

n A homeowner

n The

expressed concerns regarding the installation of trees along the perimeter of the Lakeshore Condominium pool. from Section 48 expressed concerns regarding the overall landscaping of the Villas and the prioritization of landscaping by Association management.

n A homeowner

presented concerns regarding the fire lane and no parking signage along Tippecanoe Terrace.

n A homeowner

presented concerns regarding drainage issues/swale along Glenhazel Drive and AVFRD facility boundaries.

n Received

the President’s Report.

n Received

the Treasurer’s Report.

n Received

the General Manager’s Report.

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Board approved the collections attorney’s recommendation to write off remaining balances for accounting purposes and take no further action for the property at 44144 Appalachian Vista Terrace.

n The

Board approved the collections

Board discussed the feasibility of issuing townhouse parking permits. Discussion tabled for future meetings. Board approved the Capital Expense Request to purchase and equip a truck not to exceed $23,000.

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Board discussed street lighting cost reduction. Discussion tabled for future meetings.

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Board approved the BWST use of the Pavilion outdoor pool on June 28, 2009 from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for a swim clinic.

n Received

the AVSP management’s report.

n Received

the Facilities and Grounds Manager’s report.

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the Resident Services Manager’s

report. n Reviewed

committee reports and minutes.

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Board approved the exterior change application for the property at 44030 Cheltenham Circle. ( Continued on nex t page)

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The homeowners of the following properties were granted extensions to make repairs to their properties:

waived if properties are brought into compliance by the compliance deadline: n 44140

Allderwood Terrace

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Chloe Terrace

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Chloe Terrace

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Mistletoe Terrace

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Clary Court

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Tippecanoe Terrace

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Tippecanoe Terrace

The following property was assessed for property maintenance violations. Assessments will be waived if property is brought into compliance by the compliance deadline:

The homeowners of the following properties were denied their variance requests for 他 view storm door: n 44124

Mistletoe Terrace

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Tippecanoe Terrace

The following properties were assessed for lawn and landscaping violations. Assessments will be

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Afton Terrace

The following properties were assessed for trash and recycling violations. Assessments will be waived if property is brought into compliance by the compliance deadline: n 43911

Afton Terrace

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Allderwood Terrace

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Chloe Terrace

The Board went into Executive Session at 9:28 p.m. The Board came out of Executive Session at 10:00 p.m. The meeting adjourned at 10:01 p.m.

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LAKESHOR E C O N D O M I N I U M N E W S

Board of Directors Meeting

LAKESHORE CONDOMINIUM OFFICE 44190 NATALIE TERRACE ASHBURN, VA, 20147 Office Telephone: (703) 723-7960 Office FAX: (703) 723-7961 Site Manager: Susan Londos E-Mail Address: Lakeshoreoffice@verizon.net

Lakeshore Condominium Board of Directors Meeting The June 2009 Board of Directors meeting will be Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 6:30 pm in the Lakeshore Condominium Clubhouse All Lakeshore Condominium Homeowners are encouraged to attend.

Lakeshore Condominium Board of Directors Claude Gianino - President Calvin Coolidge – Vice President Kay O’Sullivan - Treasurer Danielle Dailey - Secretary Thomas Londos- Member At Large AIR CONDITIONERS As the summer approaches and the weather begins to warm, air conditioners will be turned on and used for several months before the weather cools again. Please ensure that you are checking the drain tube in your air conditioning unit on a regular basis to make sure THAT IT DOES NOT BECOMNE CLOGGED. ALSO, PLEASE CHANGE OUT YOUR FILTER REGULARLY AS WELL. IF THE DRAIN TUBE BECOMES CLOGGED WATER WILL OVERFLOW OUTSIDE THE AIR CONDITIONING UNIT TO YOUR FLOOR, CAUSING WATER TO INTRUDE

PROTECH COMPUTER SERVICES

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After Hours Support Available For Your Home or Office Needs

ON THE UNIT BELOW. IF THIS OCCURS THE HOMEOWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COST OF ALL REPAIRS TO THEIR UNIT AND THE UNIT(S) BELOW. Please call the office if you are unsure about the location of this drain tube. GAS GRILLS AND CHARCOAL GRILLS Per the Loudoun County Fire Marshal Propane tanks used on any grills regardless of their size are prohibited on the property at Lakeshore. If you happen to have one on your grill it must be removed immediately and disposed of properly. The Ashburn Fire Department will receive these tanks at their facility on Ashburn Road. No charcoal grills are allowed on the decks or patios when in use. You must pull your grill out 15 feet from the building when in operation. Violation of this Fire Code is a class one misdemeanor, punishable by law. Please keep everyone safe. BIRD FEEDERS Please do not put bird food in bird feeders. The bird food not only will attract birds making nests but the food will also attract other rodents such as mice. 3rd FLOOR HALLWAY WINDOWS If you open the 3rd floor hallway windows please be sure to close them again. Opening 3rd floor hallway windows allow birds to get into the hallways. It also allows rain to get in the hallway area as well. The Villager

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What You Might See Going On in the Village Bridge Work on Pavilion Lake Let’s try this one again. The new bridge has been installed and the path around Pavilion Lake should be reopened, weather permitting. We thank all the residents of the Village for your patience. We especially thank the residents of Lakeshore

Condominiums and hope they enjoyed the show as the bridge was swung into place on May 28th. Identification of Employees Beginning July 1st 2009, we will be issuing Ashburn Village Community Association Badges to all AVCA staff. The badge shows the employee’s picture, the AVCA logo, job title, and appropriate addresses and telephone numbers. Staff members will have this badge readily available when working in the Village and will be more than happy to show it to any resident on request. In many cases it will be on a lanyard in open view unless that might pose a safety issue. If there is any doubt about the status of a person working around your home, please feel ( Continued on nex t page)

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free to confirm the individual’s status by asking them for identification or by calling the office during normal business hours. Change in Pavilion Payments As credit cards, checks, debit cards, etc., have replaced cash transactions in retail and

on-line purchases across the U.S. economy, the Pavilion will be following suit this summer. Starting July 1, 2009, we will be eliminating cash transactions in the Pavilion. Cash will not longer be accepted at the Front Desk for lessons, tennis pro or fitness trainer time, etc. Like any other retail or service organization these days, we have found that the cost of processing a very small number of low volume dollars has become prohibitive. We will be glad to accept your credit card, debit card, checking account debit, or almost any paperless form. We will also accept personal checks for the exact amount of the transaction. If none of these will work for you, you may charge the transaction to your Pavilion account and we will directly bill you monthly. Shore Stabilization This summer we will begin a special project to stabilize the shoreline around Beech Lake. Dewberry, the Village’s Landscape Architect, is preparing specifications for the types of stabilization to be used. This work is essential to stop further degradation of the trail around the lake. We expect to begin the necessary construction work this summer and early fall. More detailed information will be published as the plans become more specific. If you have any questions on these four items, please contact the Office at 703-723-7910 or by email at jtracy@ashburnvillage.org

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Around the village Crishana L. Loritsch, CMCA®, AMS® Resident Services Manager

We’ve all heard the old expression, “When it rains it pours,” and it’s certainly been the case lately. Our area even made the history books in the month of April when the Metro DC area had rainfall in excess of normal range, anywhere from two to five inches above normal. While all of the rainfall has made our lawns and common areas green and lush, it has also caused many of us to play the “stay ahead of the rain” game. In fact, my teenage son has gotten to sleep in on a Saturday morning more than once because of “rain delays” in getting the lawn mowed. Add to that my husband’s allergy to all things outdoors except for dogs and mold and you can see how a lawn can get overgrown quickly. Luckily I’ve since learned to outsmart the rain and my crafty son by having him mow after school on weekdays. One should never underestimate the power of a motivated Mom! Lawn and Landscaping Reminders As a reminder, the AVCA’s guidelines stipulate that residents are to keep their properties in a neat and orderly appearance. Specifically as it pertains to lawn and landscaping, “Turf areas need to be mowed at regular intervals to maintain a maximum height of six (6) inches and appropriately maintained. Planted beds and shrubbery must be kept in a neat and orderly manner, this includes weeding and proper pruning.” The AVCA understands that it’s been difficult for some residents to fit mowing into their already packed schedules but 1-2 hours per week spent on your lawn and landscaping yields great benefits. Not only does it keep the curb appeal of your property at a high level but it helps the overall look of your community as well. Who knows? You may discover that you have a green thumb and pulling those weeds may prove therapeutic after a long week. There is something deeply satisfying about seeing the results of your labor immediately. I have also found that the smell of freshly cut grass is quite refreshing, although I’m sure our residents who are allergy sufferers may disagree. Thank you for doing your part to make the Village look its best. School’s Out, Let’s Keep a Look Out… The last day of school for Loudoun County students is June 19 and as you can well imagine, the kids can hardly wait (and neither can their parents for that matter). As a result, our trails, bike paths, 12

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pools, and other amenities will be teeming with Village children making the most of their summer break. There are a couple of things we can do to make this time safe and enjoyable for our kids. Slow Down The speed limit along Ashburn Village Boulevard is 40 mph and on Gloucester Parkway it is 35 mph, with most of the streets here in the Village capped at 25 mph. Please take your time as you head out to your different activities and commitments. Take care to look out for children at play, especially in our communities where we have cul-de-sacs. Don’t be in such a hurry that you miss the pedestrian who is trying to cross the street at our various cross walks here in the Village. Keep an eye out for our bikers, both those on bicycles as well as motorcycles, as they enjoy the summer weather. Keep It Clean Nothing takes the fun out of being outdoors that seeing trash and debris scattered everywhere. Dog poop is even worse. Please take a moment to properly secure your trash before disposal. Be kind to your neighbors and the environment—curb your pets. It’s the right thing to do and it’s the law. Abandoned Homes in the Village Due in large part to the mortgage and housing market crisis that is taking place in Loudoun ( Continued on nex t page)


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County, the AVCA office has fielded several reports regarding abandoned properties here in the Village. While we certainly understand residents’ frustrations especially when those properties have overgrown lawns, newspapers collecting in driveways, trash and debris building up, etc., the Association must follow due process procedures for all these properties. This means that we must afford homeowners the opportunity to remedy these issues. The AVCA may only enter onto these properties and make the necessary corrections once the compliance timeframe has lapsed and the homeowners have been called to a hearing before the Board of Directors. Residents are encouraged to report problem properties immediately so that we can begin the due process procedures. Should you have any further questions or require additional assistance, please do not hesitate to call me at 703-723-7910 ext. 102 or contact me via email at cloritsch@ ashburnvillage.org.

Contractors Referrals A special thanks to all of our homeowners who contacted me with contractor referrals and recommendations. To all of those homeowners who have yet to contact me, I look forward to hearing from you. I still continue to get calls asking for help but as of now, I only have half a dozen names to offer. Keep those referrals coming into my office. Lawn and Landscape Showcase Does your lawn rival the turf found on PGA golf courses? Are you the envy of your neighbors? Do you have a neighbor whose lawn is always decorated with the latest lawn ornaments for every season? Why not nominate them for the 2009 Lawn and Landscape Showcase? Nominations should be sent to cloritsch@ashburnvillage. org. Be sure to mention “Landscape Showcase” in the subject line. Winners will be announced in the September Villager.

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County Solicitor Regulations We are again entering the season where we will see an increase in solicitors in our area. In many cases these businesses are legitimate and are providing their customers a service. In other cases these businesses are less than scrupulous and use high pressure sales tactics and intimidation to make sales. All solicitors who operate inside the county are required to register with the Sheriff ’s Office. As part of this registration a background check is completed and information on the employer is obtained. Through this process, anyone approved to solicit is issued an identification card showing that they are a registered solicitor (see examples below). All solicitors are required to display, and upon request, provide the solicitor’s permit to any person that they are soliciting for the business.

ttynyk@ashburnvillage.org or watch@ashburnvillage.org

In addition to registering and tracking solicitors this process also holds solicitors to a code of conduct. Should a solicitor violate this code of conduct then their privileges would be revoked and they will not be authorized to solicit within Loudoun County for a period of one year. This code of conduct can be found online at: www.loudoun.gov. Any person who witnesses a violation of this code of conduct or encounters a solicitor who refuses to provide or does not have their county issued solicitor’s permit should contact the Sheriff ’s Office at the non-emergency number immediately. Deputies will follow up and check the area for the solicitor. If the case warrants, deputies have the option to issue a summons for a violation of the county ordinance. Don’t react to headlines; help prevent them, Join Neighborhood Watch!

Postal Mail and E-Mail Scams It is typical at this time of year to see an increase in mail-related scams. These scams come in many forms but the most common is generally the following scenario. The victim is contacted via e-mail or postal mail by an unknown person who is seeking assistance in getting a large sum of money transferred to the United States. The victim is normally asked to pay

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the processing fee and then promised a percentage of the money. This is a long running scam and should be reported to law enforcement. If you are contacted via postal mail, reports can be made to the Postal Inspector’s Service through your local post office. If you are solicited via e-mail please contact the Sheriff’s Office to make a report.


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Thefts from Vehicles (69 occurrences in April) Loudoun County residents are still having items stolen from their vehicles. The most common items taken include GPS units, small electronics and money. Some ways to help prevent this are: n Remove all items from your vehicle when not in use. When you cannot do this, put the items inside the glove box (lockable ones are preferred). n A visible GPS unit is an obvious target, but car prowlers also look for any signs that one might be hidden inside the vehicle, such as a mount on the window or dashboard. Even the circle left on the windshield from a suction cup mount is enough for some crooks to break in. They assume a GPS unit is hidden somewhere inside. So get rid of all tell-tale signs. n Park inside your garage, if available, and keep the garage locked. Try to park near or under an illuminated area.

n KEEP

YOUR VEHICLE LOCKED. Most stolen items are taken from vehicles that are not locked.

If your vehicle is broken into, report it to the Sheriff ’s Office. It is also helpful to have the serial numbers of the stolen items available when the deputies arrive. County-wide, this is the most frequent criminal event. To help combat this ongoing issue please report suspicious persons you may see in and around your neighborhood. Larceny from Vehicles 2009: January: 86 February: 120 March: 103 April: 69

SUMMER 2009

HOCKEY CAMPS

Our 2009 Summer Power Play Hockey Camps are designed to improve your fundamental skills of skating, passing, shooting, and stick handling. Questions about our Power Play Camps please call 703-858-0300

SUMMER FUN

SKATE 2009

SUMMER

CAMPS

ENROLL NOW! To register, go online

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Summer Fun Skate Camp Tiny Tots Half Day Camp Freestyle Development Power Ice Camp

Just want to have fun, our team of skating counselors will introduce basic skating skills in a safe and controlled atmosphere. Interested in our Summer Fun Skate Camps please call 703-858-0300

Call today to learn about our multiple camp discounts 703-858-0300

Visit the Ashburn Ice House on June 13th for our Annual Pro-Shop Tent Sale* and Open House Free Door Prizes - Free Public Skating (Includes skate rental)** Discounted prices on selected items in our Pro-shop - Demonstrations of skating by our professional staff *Pro-shop sale begins on June 12, 2009 1:00 PM **Free Public Skating on June 13th from 12:00 to 2:00 Demonstrations begin at 12:00 PM

STAY COOL THIS SUMMER AT THE ASHBURN ICE HOUSE

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Spring Cleaning and Residential Security With warmer weather upon us, we will be tasked with weekly yard work and maintenance. Please remember the following tips to help keep your home safe from burglars. n Bushes

and shrubs should not be allowed to grow higher than 24 inches or higher than the lower ledge of a first floor window.

n A well

kept yard is a deterrent for burglars. Try to keep grass mowed and bushes trimmed.

n Check

outside lights to make sure they are working properly.

n Keep

larger tree limbs from hanging below six feet from the ground. You want your house to be visible to your neighbors so they can call in suspicious persons they may see around your house.

n Lastly

and most important, get out and get to know your neighbors. A trusted relationship with a few neighbors goes a long way in keeping your community safe.

Show Your Patriotism:

June 14, Flag Day This is the day to give “Old Glory” its due. There are many ways to honor the American Flag. Sometimes it’s there for all to see on the lapel of a jacket, flying boldly in the front yard of a home, or being saluted as it blows in the wind from the flag pole of a building. The most important part of Flag Day could be the moment or two when we pause to remember those in history who fought so it could fly and those who are still fighting to keep it flying today. As always: We pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, to the Republic for which it stands: one Nation under God, with liberty and justice for all. 16

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On the Home Scene

Jeanne Siracuse, ABR, Realtor Weichert Realtors Office 703.726.3909

Spring is in Full Fling! The Spring Market has definitely arrived. The Ashburn zip codes of 20147 and 20148 have fewer properties on the market (205) than are under contract (257). We are also seeing slight appreciation in prices in terms of like properties. In particular, we are seeing a far greater level of activity and lack of inventory in the bottom third of the market (<$350K). As an example, in a section of the Village that saw several distressed sales in the last couple of years, we struggled to keep the prices in the high $200K for these beautiful 2-car garage units. We are now seeing closings in the low $300Ks. There are multiple drivers of this market: n Pent

up demand from those who have been on the fence for 3+ years.

n Demand

from those buyers who were priced out of the market in the previous boom.

n $8K

Federal Tax Credit for “first time home buyers.” First time is defined as not having owned a property in the last 3 years. Be sure to check with your accountant before relying on this credit.

n An

increase in transferred professionals to the region. “moving up” or “downsizing” to properties that better fit their lifestyles.

on because of moratorium expiration, or “zombie bank” holding are not yet released. However, there is a lot of misinformation in these services. I checked on several properties in the Village that I knew were in pre-foreclosure but had modified the loans or had sold prior to foreclosure; all were still listed on the service I checked. This leads me to believe that the rate is overstated. Of course, I could have stumbled on the only mistakes… In the meantime, if you are looking to sell your property: n Freshen

the paint, clean the carpet, declutter, de-personalize, stage

n Highlight

the differentiators. What makes your property better than the competition?

n Market

it appropriately (pricing, advertising, making it accessible with a focus on safety)

n Know

the contracts and transferring documents or hire someone who does (in particular regarding various financing options and appraisals, definitions of as-is and contingencies, lender approval procedures, new appraisal procedures, etc.)

n Be

prepared to take an offer. As stated above, no one knows if this market will last. Don’t gamble with a reasonable offer.

n Buyers

n Homeowners

who are now able to stay in their homes due to loan modifications, thereby reducing the inventory coming on the market.

Will it last? Who knows? We see a ton of conflicting information reported. The foreclosure/pre-foreclosure reporting services would lead you to believe there are a tone of unreleased foreclosures, or many more are being foreclosed

Have an amazing month!

Ashburn Activity (Zip Codes 20147, 20148 as of 3/11/09) Active listings..........................205 Under contract.......................257 Sold in January.........................77 Approx 2.5 months of inventory on the market (less than 1 month when taking into account those homes under contract). The Villager

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the critter corner

My Pet Has a Drinking Problem, Doc! Dogs often drink out of a toilet, and cats often like to drink from a dripping faucet, but when they are showing these behaviors all the time, and when it leads to urinating in the house, that’s when we usually get a call. Some of the statements we get are, “My cat’s peeing in the house. It must be because she’s mad at me.” or “Bowzer is so thirsty all the time. What do you think it is?”. Excessive thirst, termed polydypsia in medical terms, is usually combined with excessive urination, or polyuria. What goes in must come out, right? Dogs and cats normally take in about 20-40 milliliters per pound of body weight per day, or 3 cups per day for a 20 pound dog, and 1.5-2 cups for a 10 pound cat. This includes any water they take in with their food, such as canned food. Anything more than that, under normal environmental conditions is considered polydypsia. These are early signs of several diseases including kidney failure or infection, diabetes, pyometra (a uterine infection), liver disease, and high blood calcium levels, among others.

www.ashburnanimals.com Dr. Steve Velling

Determining the cause of the increased thirst and urination requires further testing such as bloodwork, urinalysis, x-rays, specialized blood tests or even an MRI in really difficult cases. Treatment depends on the underlying cause, your individual pet, and your veterinarian. Treatment may include intravenous fluid therapy, insulin, or even surgery. Discuss treatment details with your veterinarian if your pet is diagnosed with any of these conditions. In the meantime, watch for these symptoms: 1. Drinking large amounts of water 2. Frequent urination (and/or really large clumps in the litter box!) 3. Changes in appetite 4. Changes in behavior 5. Lethargy/weakness 6. Vomiting or diarrhea So if you notice that Rex can’t pull himself away from his water bowl, or that Shadow’s litter box seems flooded with urine, give us a call right away!

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ashburn volunteer fire rescue department

Notes From Your Neighbors… Karleen Hagan Chair (703) 729-2103 Barbara J Murphy (703) 729-2051 www.ashburnfirerescue.org

My name is Terry the Traumasaurus, and I am a paramedic dinosaur whose job it is to help promote the well being and safety of children in the Ashburn community. Did you know…injuries in the home are very common? The number 1 injury is some type of motor vehicle accident. We should know…Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue was recently declared the busiest company in Loudoun County, responding to 21% of the emergency calls in the County. AVFRD answered almost 8,000 calls in 2008 and many corresponded to the following most common: n Falls

n Poisoning

n Choking/suffocation

n Drowning

n Fire/burn

These causes account for 90% of all unintentional home injuries and deaths. Children under age 5 and adults over age 70 are the highest risk. Be careful out there!

2nd Annual Pooch Parade & Dog Show nSunday, June 14 11 AM – 3 PM Join us on this day dedicated to celebrating the special relationship between humans and their furry best friends – dogs. The event is sure to offer fun to anyone who loves dogs. There will be door prizes, ambulance and fire truck tours and food available for purchase. Registration forms will be available at the June 7th pancake breakfast. Go on line to learn more about the show registration process, rules for dog owners, and show schedule. Spectator fee: Free www.ashburnfirerescue.org

Pancake Breakfast nAshburn Firehouse, 20688 Ashburn Rd. First Sunday of every month. Next dates: June 7 & August 2.

Please note – There is no Pancake Breakfast in JULY – the kitchen crew will be on vacation!

8:00 am till noon, Adults $6.00, Ages 3-8 $4.00, seniors $5.00, under 3 is free. Bring your camera; Terry the Traumasaurus will be making an appearance for great picture taking. Join us for “Kid’s Corner” Every month will feature a new surprise, a visit by a special guest, a craft project, etc. As always there is an opportunity for child and adult to tour the fire engines and ambulances that protect you every day. If you have a youth group that requires community service hours, please contact dldevito@yahoo.com. The Villager

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brownies

Ann Kuzel

Trash Day for Brownies

Brownie Troop 4294 cleaned up trash along Pavilion Lake in Ashburn Village in early May. They walked over a mile along the edge of the lake on a beautiful Friday evening and had a great time! The girls wanted to help out their community by making it a clean place to live. Among the more interesting items the girls found included: a whole lemon, children’s fishing pole, socks, shoes, pacifier and lots more. They filled up over five trash bags! The Ashburn-based Brownie troop consists of first and second graders from Dominion Trail Elementary. For more information on other activities sponsored by Ashburn’s Girl Scouts, please contact Makayla Adams, Nicolete Kinney, Hannah Hoaglund, Maya Joanne Poesch, Local Press Representative, at Grimm, Teresa Hammann, Emily Kuzel jmpoesch@aol.com or 703-858-9560.

B ROW N I E S

Brownies Complete Quest

Lynn Tinman Leader Troop 4326

Brownie Troop 4326, made up of girls from Dominion Trail, Ashburn, and Cedar Lane Elementary Schools, recently completed the first Brownie Quest, a program new to Girl Scouts. In completing their quest, they earned three separate keys: the Discover Key, the Connect Key and the Fly Into Action Key. It took many weeks to complete the entire journey. They spent time discovering their own values, the values in the Girl Scout Law and their family values. They connected with each other by creating a team agreement, with their family members by leading a healthy family Brownie Troop 4326 at the Friends of Homeless Animals activity and with a community leader by writing a letter. Facility: (left to right) Michaela Wharton, Rithika Lanka, The scouts flew into action by creating a service project. Samantha Rosenfeld, Alexis Zirkle, Caitlin Rapp, Angela After some brainstorming and decision-making, the girls Price. Leader Lynn Tinman in back. decided to make dog biscuits and “happy socks” (a catnip toy) for Friends of Homeless Animals. They were able to visit the shelter and deliver their biscuits and socks. A volunteer gave them a tour of the facility and explained the plight of the animals that are housed there. On April 15th, the girls shared a special ceremony with their family members. Each scout received four triangular patches depicting the three keys and the lock of leadership. The girls were told that when they discover, connect and take action they are leaders. The girls were then asked to tell one way they would continue to lead in their lives. Each scout also received a special necklace containing the lock and three keys.

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Science N ews

Science Lecture at Janelia Farm Research Campus

Ronald M. Evans

Ronald M. Evans, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, will deliver a public talk, “Unlocking Ability: What Can Research Teach Us About Exercise?” at the Janelia Farm Research Campus in Ashburn, VA.

Evans will speak on Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at 7 PM. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for admission. Directions for obtaining the tickets are available on the HHMI web site at http://www.hhmi.org/janelia/ events.html. Seating is limited to 250 people.

Please go to Order Tickets on this site to get your ticket(s). During his talk, Evans will discuss his research which suggests that the difference between a “couch potato” and a marathon runner may lie in the activity of a family of genes that control the storage and burning of fat. By exploring the function of these key regulatory genes, Evans hopes to deepen our understanding of the molecular basis of obesity-related diseases such as diabetes and syndrome X, a disorder characterized by high blood pressure, heart disease, and insulin resistance. For more information, please go to http:// www.hhmi.org/news/dialogues20090609.html. Please contact Julie Bland if you have questions at 301-215-8862.

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Community News

Ashburn Village 10k & 5k Race Results Mother Nature skipped over spring and headed right into the summer heat for race day on April 26th. But even with the ninety degree temperature, over 650 people came out to run the Ashburn Village 10K, 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, making this our largest race to date! Starting at 8:00am, the fire truck siren blared and off went the 10K runners. The sirens blasted again at 8:10 and 8:20 starting the 5K and Fun Run. As the first runners crossed the finish line, their names were announced and the crowd gathered at the finish line cheered. The cheering continued as the finishers continued to cross. At the awards ceremony, Ashburn Village’s Victoria Rebholz’s name was drawn, winning her and two friends a ride to school on a fire truck. The new courses were well received, some people referring to them as “Beat the Boulevard,” and the new

Chronotrack timing system gave extremely accurate running times. A special congratulations goes out to the participants of the Ashburn Village Couch to 5K program – all participants finished and had wonderful team camaraderie! Race proceeds went to the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. A huge thank you to all race sponsors: Ashburn Eye Care, Wegman’s, Ashburn Foot & Ankle, Mission Products, Ike Lans, Advantage Fitness Resource, Great Clips, Eastern Mountain Sports, Potomac River Running, The Original Steakhouse, Pepsi and Cassel’s Sports. Complete race results can be viewed at www. ashburnsportspavilion.org. All race photos were taken by Jan Johnson of Action Photos Unlimited and can be viewed and purchased at www.action photosunlimited.com.

Awards listing for 5k

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 40 - 49 1 454 Kevin Stack 41 Reston VA

22:06 V

MALE OVERALL 1 452 Robert Jones 2 311 Zach Deaton 3 410 Todd Jarman

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 40 - 49 1 453 Sarah Buckheit 48 Reston VA

25:24 V

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 50 - 59 1 340 Kevin Keegan 51 Ashburn VA

26:42 V

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 50 - 59 1 347 Anna Vandyke 52 Great Falls VA

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 13 - 19 1 190 Mallory Leidinger 13 Ashburn VA

66:40 X

29:54 V

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 60 - 99 1 274 Jim Lovelace 62 Ashburn VA

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 20 - 29 1 192 Gregory Mihalik 25 Ashburn VA

42:09 X

33:42 V

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 60 - 99 1 302 Sunmin Kimes 62 Ashburn VA

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 20 - 29 1 240 Dara Johnson 29 Ashburn VA

55:07 X

35:31 V

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 30 - 39 1 70 Jonathan Dea 30 Rockledge FL

41:50 X

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 30 - 39 1 225 Helga Lumpkin 37 Ashburn VA

50:26 X

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 40 - 49 1 461 James Dunn 48 Leesburg VA

40:30 X

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 40 - 49 1 469 Gina Lindenfeldar 40 Ashburn VA

51:35 X

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 50 - 59 1 432 Rob Colburn 53 Ashburn VA

46:26 X

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 50 - 59 1 314 Joan Woodis 50 Leesburg VA

51:55 X

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 60 - 99 1 396 Allen Delaney 61 Oak Hill VA

50:56 X

(No Duplicate Prizes)

38 Ashburn VA 18:57 V 17 Ashburn VA 19:03 V 39 Potomac Falls VA 19:03 V

FEMALE OVERALL 1 458 Amy Lane 24 Herndon VA 2 45 Elisabeth Rebholz 13 Ashburn VA 3 268 Katie Hodges 22 Marshall VA

21:31 V 23:40 V 24:25 V

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 1 - 12 1 44 Mitchell Rebholz 9 Ashburn VA

25:11 V

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 1 - 12 1 182 Alexa McAnally 10 Centreville VA

24:59 V

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 13 - 19 1 337 Wesley Malychev 18 Ashburn VA

20:17 V

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 13 - 19 1 346 Maria Herrera 14 Ashburn VA

26:54 V

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 20 - 29 1 477 Eugene Su 28 Ashburn VA

21:20 V

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 20 - 29 1 331 Adria Jewell 27 Sterling VA

25:05 V

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 30 - 39 1 467 Rob Meadows 37 Leesburg VA

20:22 V

FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 30 - 39 1 345 Amy Sergi 38 Ashburn VA

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MALE FIRST TIME RACER: NET TIME - NET PACE 1 - 99 1 28 Steve Dyas 29 M Centreville VA 24:00 FEMALE FIRST TIME RACER: NET TIME - NET PACE 1 - 99 1 11 Jennifer Torres 26 F Oak Hill VA 28:47

Awards Listing for the 10K (No Duplicate Prizes)

MALE OVERALL 1 450 Michael Vega 30 Ashburn VA 2 470 Douglas Sabel 38 Vienna VA 3 459 Gregory Stemberger 31 Aldie VA

36:59 X 37:45 X 38:48 X

FEMALE OVERALL 1 69 Kerstin Dea 2 52 Amanda Cahill 3 35 Jeannie Trautman

43:32 X 49:56 X 50:07 X

32 Rockledge FL 38 Great Falls VA 46 Leesburg VA

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 01 - 12 FEMALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 01 - 12 1 239 Holly Bowman 10 Ashburn VA

66:40 X

MALE AGE GROUP: NET TIME 13 - 19


B oy Scouts

Eagle Scout Project Eagle Scout Projects are supposed to challenge a young man’s ability to plan and to organize the efforts of others. Grant Ribler, an Ashburn Village resident, recently met that challenge through his successful reforestation project in the Village. This project both improved the appearance of the Village while contributing to the improvement of the environment surrounding the Village. While

Grant was the planner and leader, many diverse elements came together to make this happen. Grant and members of Scout Troop 1154 did all the work. The Virginia Department of Forestry provided the trees. The AVCA provided the ties and sleeves to protect the young trees. Community Landscaping provided the mulch. Finally Jeff Lange from Dewberry provided onsite training and advice. Grant, through his Eagle Scout Project, brought all these elements together to enhance the Village. See the pictures below for the work in progress. This project is a good example for our young people contributing to the improvement of the Village. Other young people are encouraged to contact the Association Office if they have an interest in a similar service project. jtracy@ashburnvillage.org

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We accept BC/BS of Va, Delta and GEHA Connection Dental. We will file with most insurances.

Dr. Paul Ellington

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Tennis N ews

Ashburn Village U14 Boys Tennis The Ashburn Village U14 boys’ tennis team came in 2nd place in the Northern Virginia Junior Tennis League. This is the first season these seven boys have played together in a competitive league. All the boys are either currently enrolled in the Junior Tennis Academy or take private lessons with the Jr. tennis pro Patrick Sloyan.

The boys pictured are Kyle Chiu, Vishal Talasani, Shyam Srinivasan, Christopher Miller and Richard Harrell. Not pictured: Brandon Curley, Richard Todd.

Providing caring, personal attention in a comfortable, professional environment, right in the heart of Ashburn.

Dr. Robert M. Allen Dr. Diana J. Slavin Dr. Paul Colbourne Dr. John M. Dresely (Doctors of Optometry)

Ashburn

(Ashburn Village Plaza, Next to Giant) 44110 Ashburn Village Plaza, Suite 134

(703) 726-0005

Chantilly

Chantilly Professional Building 3910 Centreville Road, Suite 100

(703) 830-6380

Ashburn’s only FULL SERVICE eyecare facility! Just look at what we offer! • Comprehensive Eye Examinations • Glaucoma/Cataract Screenings Using Advanced Technology • Contact Lenses – All Types (Even Bifocal and Keratoconus Contacts)

• Optical Lab On Premises – Offering One Hour Service On Most Prescriptions • Licensed, Professional Opticians With Over 60 Years of Experience

• Computerized Contact Lens Fitting

• Complete Fashion Optical – Over 1000 Fashion Frames in Stock

• Treatment of Eye Disease

• Pediatric/Developmental Optometry

• Laser Vision Correction Consultations

• Vision Training

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Hours of Operation Monday - Friday: 5:00a.m. - 10:00p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 7:00a.m. - 8:00p.m. 20585 Ashburn Village Boulevard (703) 729-0581 • AVSP@ashburnvillage.org www.ashburnsportspavilion.org

July 4 th Celebration! 10:30am ~ Parade Decorate your bikes, wagons or strollers, dress in your patriotic best and come join the parade! Route starts at Fincastle Field and ends at the Pavilion. 11:00am - 4:00pm ~ Pool Party at AVSP Party features inflatables, dunk tank, live DJ, concessions, with games and prizes all day! Games will include water balloon toss, potato sack races, water relays and lots more! Look for a schedule of games in the July Villager, at the AVSP Front Desk and online at www.ashburnsportspavilion.org. Party is free to Residents and $5 for guests. Fireworks & Music at Dark! Fireworks will be set off at dark over the water at the Lakes Recreation Center. Please pack a picnic and join us!

Kids T-Shirt Contest This year, we are encouraging children, ages 14 & under, to enter their ideas for a 4th of July t-shirt! The First Place winner’s design will appear on the back of the t-shirt which will be sold at this year’s July 4th party at the Sports Pavilion. First Place winner will receive free shirts for his-or-herself and family. Prizes will also be awarded to 2nd - 5th place. Limit one entry per person. See the form in this month’s Villager or pick one up at the AVSP Front Desk. Contest deadline is June 15th. AVSP Hours The Sports Pavilion will open at 7am and close at 6pm on Saturday, July 4th.

Stay informed on the latest program information at the pavilion! Sign up for email notifications at www.ashburnsportspavilion.org.

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Ashburn Village NEW: Youth H20 Hour Bring your kids out to the AVSP Outdoor Pool for an hour of fun which will include music, games, and activities geared for independent swimmers.

youth fitness & activities Junior Tennis Camp

Spaces are still available in the 2009 Junior Tennis Camp!

Dates (Mon-Thurs): Session 1 June 22-25 Session 2 June 29-July 2 Session 3 July 6-9 Session 4 July 13-16 Session 5 July 20-24 Session 6 July 27-30 Parents must remain on property during H20 Hour. Session 7 August 3-6 Fill out a registration form at the AVSP Front Session 8 August 10-13 Desk. For more information, contact Wes Ander- Session 9 August 17-21 son at 703-729-0581 ext 116 or Session 10 August 24-27 wanderson@ashburnvillage.org. Days: Tuesdays, beginning June 9 Time: 11:00am-12:00pm Cost: $10 per class or $95 for a season pass Ages: 5-11 years (independent swimmers only) Instructor: Shelly

Levels/Times: Tennis for Tots (running every other week) The annual Broad Run Project Graduation will be (4-5 years) 8:30-9:15am held at the Pavilion from June 20th at 11:30pm to Beginner/Advanced Beginner June 21st at 5am. (6-12 years) 9:30am-12:30pm Intermediate/Advanced Project Graduation is committed to promoting (10-16 years) 1:00-4:00pm safe, supervised, memory-filled “all-night graduation celebrations” in an alcohol- and drug-free For more information, please contact Patrick environment. Sloyan, Camp Director at psloyan@ashburnvillage.org. The Pavilion will not change its operating hours, however, some equipment and areas of the PavilTeen Weight Training ion may not be accessible due to event preparaInstructor: Lorraine Rosati tions. Days: Wednesday & Friday If you have any questions regarding Project Grad- Time: 4:30pm uation, please contact Cam Miller, Activities Direc- Dates: On-going Fee: $15 for 2 classes tor, at cmiller@ashburnvillage.org.

Broad Run Project Graduation

Movie Under the Stars

Saturday, June 27th at Dark Come watch “Monsters, Inc.” (rated G) at the Lakes Recreation Amphitheatre at dark. Bring blankets, chairs and non-alcoholic beverages! Concessions will available for a fee. Save the date(s) for upcoming movies on July 11 & 25 and Aug 15 & 22!

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Ashburn Village

fitness programs

Try Drop-In Personal Training!

Tai Chi Fusion

Tai Chi Fusion is a mix of internal martial arts all These new drop-in group personal training with slow, controlled movements. options require no commitments! Pay only $15.00 per session. Call 703-729-0581 within Instructor: Chuck Abbott one week to reserve your spot. Options are: Days: Wednesdays Time: 8:30 pm Date: June 17-Aug 5 Women’s Circuit Training Registration Deadline: June 15 A one-stop total body small group personal Cost: $80 for 8 classes/members training session, combining aerobic and $95 for 8 classes/non-members strength training into a time efficient workout! Youth Boot Camp Days/Times: Every Wednesday at 12pm.

and Nutrition Program

Trekking Take your cardio training to the next level. Trekking is interval training on the treadmill led by a Certified Personal Trainer. Days/Times: Every Monday at 12pm or Wednesday at 6am.

During this program, youth are exposed to a variety of aerobic and anaerobic exercises with elements of competitive games added in for fun. Individuals stop halfway through the session to catch their breath as the instructor talks about basic nutritional principals and concepts, while encouraging interaction amongst the youth related to their personal nutrition decisions and practices.

High Intensity Interval Training Need to maximize your calorie expenditure and lose weight? Adding HITT (High Intensity Interval Training) into your training routine Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays can increase strength and endurance. Ages/Times: 6-9 years 9:00-10:00am Trainer: Tom 10-12 years 11:00am-12:00pm Days/Times: Every Thursday 7:00 am Dates: June 23 - July 16 Cost: Members $60 for 8 classes Non-members $70 for 8 classes Try a Foundations Package! Registration Deadline: June 20 Let one of our Personal Trainers help you access your fitness program. Sign up for the Foundations Package. Cost is only $50 and includes: • A Full Fitness Assessment • Introduction to proper form and use of the equipment • A ½ hour training session • A results based training orientation

Contact Diane Sohn, Fitness Director at 703729-0581 ext 114 to schedule your Fitness Assessment today!

For more information, please contact Diane Sohn, Fitness Director, at 703-729-0581 ext 114.

Muscular Mommies

Instructor: Janel Romano Days: Wednesdays Times: 10:00 – 11:00 am Dates: June 17- Aug. 5 Registration Ends: June 15 Fee: $60.00 members for 8 classes $82.00 for Non-members

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Ashburn Village Private Racquetball Lessons

racquet sports and more!

Looking to improve your game? AVSP is now offering private racquetball lessons. Cost: Members $35 per lesson Non-Members $45 per lesson Lessons are taught by Racquetball Pro, Veronica Wilson. Veronica is an International Professional Racquetball Organization (IPRO) certified racquetball instructor. She has won racquetball titles both locally and nationally including the Virginia State Racquetball Championship in 2006 in the Women’s A division and the National Racquetball Championship in 2007 in the Women’s 25+ A division. To schedule your private lesson, contact Veronica at vwilson@ashburnvillage.org.

USTA Combo League

Men & Women Rated 2.5 - 4.5 July 20 – September 20

Women’s Team Singles USTA Rated 2.5 - 4.5 July 20 – September 20

Have you always wanted to try playing singles? Now is your chance to play singles in a team environment without the pressure of affecting your USTA rating! Join a women’s singles team this summer and get plenty of match experience. Each team plays 3 courts of singles once per week against other local teams. Teams are forming now at the 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5 levels! Sign up by June 12 at the AVSP Front Desk! For questions contact Branden Beets at bbeets@ ashburnvillage.org or call 703-729-0581.

Summer Tennis Socials

July 10 & 31 and August 28 (Times TBA)

Grab a friend or put a racquet in your spouse’s hand and come out to the Lakes for an evening of tennis fun! The relaxed atmosphere is great Play competitive doubles this summer with a for all levels of adult tennis players – both men & chance to go districts – without affecting your women. We’ll start play in a round robin format USTA rating! broken down by level – and then mix things up for fun. Play is supervised by an AVSP Tennis Pro In the Combo League, you and your partner’s with prizes at the end. Bring a snack to share USTA ratings are added together and the with the group! total must be equal to or less than the level you are playing. Sign up in advance at the AVSP Front Desk. Limited participation. Email Ken Whitaker at • Convenient weekend matches at kwhitaker@ashburnvillage.org or call 703-729nearby locations 0581 for more information. • Meet new players at different levels • Weekly drop-in team practices RISE Camp Registration is Still Open! • Doesn’t affect USTA ratings We are still accepting registrations for all sessions of RISE Camp. Camp sessions run weekly Sign up by June 12 at the Ashburn Sports Pavilion front desk. Players will be assigned beginning the week of June 22nd. to teams the following week. For questions contact Branden Beets at bbeets@ashburn- For more information, please contact Cam Miller, Activities Director, at 703-729-0581 ext 112. village.org or call 703-729-0581.

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Swimming Pool Rules The Lifeguards and Manager-on-Duty (MOD) have the authority to enforce more stringent rules than those listed here to ensure the health, safety, and comfort of all participants. Participants not abiding by these rules may be asked to leave the facility and may also be subject to suspension or termination of facility privileges. Pool Closings In addition to Loudoun County and State of Virginia Health Code Standards, the pool will be closed for the following reasons: n Operational and mechanical difficulties affecting pool water quality. n During severe weather conditions (heavy rain, lightning, and thunder) and warnings, especially when visibility to the pool bottom is compromised (deck also closed). n For 30 minutes following the last occurrence of thunder or lightning (deck also closed). n For a period of time following any mishap that results in feces or vomit in the pool water. Appropriate Behavior n All swimmers MUST shower before entering the pool. n Proper swim wear is required, which does NOT include jeans, cutoffs, or thongs. n NO PETS are allowed in the pool or on the pool deck. n NO GLASS, ALCOHOL, or TOBACCO is permitted anywhere in the pool area. Possession of alcohol will result in immediate expulsion. n Food is NOT allowed in the pool area except in designated eating areas. Non-alcoholic drinks in non-glass containers are permitted. n Audio equipment must be used with personal headphones in pool and locker room areas. n Swimmers MUST stay off lap lanes, ropes, safety lines and lifeguard stands.

n Please

refrain from distracting the Lifeguards while on duty – they are here for your safety. n Inappropriate behavior such as running, pushing, wrestling, excessive splashing, standing or sitting on shoulders, or spitting of water is NOT allowed and may result in expulsion from the pool area. n Children, ages five and older, MUST use their gender appropriate changing room. n Private parties cannot be accommodated. n Swim aides, floatable objects, and pool toys will be allowed at the Lifeguard’s or MOD’s discretion. n All children who are not toilet trained MUST wear approved swimmers’ diapers while in the pool. n A 10-minute Safety Break for Adult Swim will be held at 50 minutes after the hour, every hour. Only adults (18 years or older) and infants accompanied by adults are permitted in the pool during Break. n Admission will be refused to any person having a skin disease, inflamed eyes, nasal or ear discharge, or any communicable disease. Health and Safety n DIVING IS NOT PERMITTED, except in designated areas. n All children using inflatable armbands (i.e., water wings) or any approved Coast Guard flotation device MUST be supervised one-on-one by an adult who is in the water and within arm’s length of the child. n Children under age 12 MUST be directly supervised by a responsible individual age 16 or older. The Villager

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Mosby Ranger Descendants Reunion Descendants of Mosby’s Rangers and those interested in the history of Mosby’s Rangers are invited to gather at the Inn at Kelly’s Ford in Fauquier County, Virginia on June 13th. The event is planned as part of Fauquier County’s year-long celebration of its 250th Anniversary. The Mosby Heritage Area Association is sponsoring the event to recognize a significant piece of the Mosby Heritage Area’s heritage. The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. with coffee and conversation followed by a program at 10:45 a.m. Marc Leepson, President of MHAA, and Bob Sinclair, Chairman of the 250th Anniversary Committee will welcome visitors. This will be followed by talks on Mosby Ranger history and interpretations of events associated with the Rangers by the Grey Ghost Interpretive Group, the volunteer interpretive group of the Mosby Heritage Area Association. The descendants will be recognized and those attending will be given badges similar to those given to Rangers who attended the original reunions following the Civil War. Following lunch, the Tuscarora Brass Band will give a one-hour concert. This unique band plays 1860s music on instruments of the Civil War period. At 7:30 p.m. the MHAA will present its

monthly Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee Program at Atoka. The program will feature classic Mosby stories. As part of this event, MHAA is asking descendants to bring photos or other documents of their ancestors to be scanned. The scanned material will be donated to the Thomas Balch Library in Leesburg, the Fauquier County Public Library in Warrenton, and the Manassas Museum in Manassas. MHAA is helping to preserve this part of Fauquier County history for future generations. A museum of artifacts from descendants will be set up for the day. The Clinton Hatcher Camp of the Sons of Confederates will be on hand to assist with our one-day Mosby Museum. The event is open to all interested persons, especially descendants of Rangers, their servants, and the Mosby family. The cost is $30 for the day and $5 for the evening Cavaliers, Courage, and Coffee program. To become a participant in this historic event, a registration form can be downloaded from the Event Page of the MHAA website, www. mosbyheritagearea.org. For further information or to receive a registration brochure by mail, contact MHAA at 540-687-6681 or by email at info@ mosbyheritagearea.org.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: The Mosby Heritage Area Association (MHAA) is a membership-driven non profit [501 (c) 3] organization focusing on education and the preservation of the extraordinary historic, cultural and scenic resources in the Northern Virginia Piedmont. The Mosby Heritage Area encompasses the counties of Loudoun, Fauquier, Clarke, Warren and part of Prince William, an area of approximately 1,800 square miles. Tax-deductible membership donations support MHAA’s education

Ashburn Village Rally Cats Spring 2009 has been a great experience for the Ashburn Village Rally Cats. This team of 12 & under boys and girls has truly proven themselves through hard work and determination. With support and coaching by Patrick Sloyan, this group came in 3rd place in their division. Even more important, all team members got to experience match play and are now very familiar with the rules and sportsmanship of tennis. Team members include: Samantha Venable, Sydney Wohlfert, Stephie Arens, Connor Olivier, Eric Bailey, Brandon Venable, Michael Pollatos and Colton Davies.

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Loudoun County Master Gardener 2009 Calendar of Events and Services Loudoun County Master Gardner News CHILDRENS GARDEN WORKSHOPS Childrens Garden Workshop

Bring your to theand Garden andbloom! watch bloom! Children’s Garden worksho Bring your littlelittle bud tobud the Garden watch them Ourthem Children’s GardenOur workshops will expose your child toyour a lovechild of plants, andplants, the outdoors. They will alsothe enjoyoutdoors. all the special hands-on expose to agardens, love of gardens, and They will also enjoy all th features in the Children’s garden like the worms, fairy garden, the touch and smell garden and our new special hands-on features in the Children’s garden like the worms, fairy garden, the touch weather station where they can log in the current weather! During the workshops children will listen to smell garden and our new weather station where they can log in the current weather! Dur gardening stories, participate in fun garden activities, or perhaps go on a sensory tour. All classes are taught workshops children will listen to do gardening stories, participate inadult. fun garden activities, or by an experienced Master Gardener and we ask that children be accompanied by an

perhaps go on sensory tour. All classes are taught by an experienced Master Gardener a TIME: All classes are a10:00 -11:30 am; no pre-registration required. do ask that children be accompanied by an adult. LOCATION: Children’s Garden − Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, Ida Lee Park, Leesburg. TIME: Allworkshops classes are arefree 10:00 -11:30 am; not no recommended pre-registration required. FREE: All our and open to everyone, for children under three. LOCATION: Children’s Garden − Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, Ida Lee Park, Leesburg.

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Loudoun County Master Gardener 2009 Saturday Calendar of Events and Services July 25 Snakes, Frogs and Turtles Speakers and Classes

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June 4 - Creating an Urban Oasis, Mary Stickley, June 3 & 4 - 4-H Ag Day August 22 Saturday the Gardens and Grounds Manager for the Museum Saturday 4th of July Garden Tours of the Shenandoah Valley, LCMG Association September Meeting July 4 -12 Demonstration Garden, Ida Lee Park Leesburg September 26 Saturday July 9 - Children & Youth Gardening, Shawn July 26-Aug 1 – Loudoun County Fair Akard, Outdoor Education Coordinator for Hollin Meadows Science and Math Focus School in August 15-16 - Lucketts Fair Alexandria, VA, LCMG Association Meeting Sept. 19-20 - Bluemont Fair August 6 - Native Plants for the Birds and the Bees, Kim Strader, Curatorial Assistant at Blandy, Sept. 26 - Fall Bulb Sale and Pre-order Pick Up LCMG Association Meeting Extension Office 8am-1:30pm September 3 – TBA LCMG Association Meeting October 1 - Remarkable Trees of Virginia, Dr. Jeff Kirwin, Virginia Tech., LCMG Association Meeting November 5 - Orchids and Things: Questions from the Crowd, Alex Personius, LCMG Association Meeting Unless otherwise specified, all Association Meetings are held at the Extension Office, 30 Catoctin Circle SE, Suite B, Leesburg, Lower Level Conference Room, at 7 pm.

Oct. 10-11 - Blandy Arbor Fest, Virginia State Arboretum Oct. 17-18 - Loudoun County Fall Color Tour, Demonstration Garden

andClinics the Life Cycle Help Desk /Plants Gardening

Loudoun CountyBusy MasterBees Gardener volunteers are available to answer your questions: Wacky Weather

Help Desk: Weekdays, 9am-NoonRock and Stones Identifying Trees C ome in: 30Terrific Catoctin Circle SE, Suite B, Leesburg (in the Wachovia Bank building and across from the Post Office)

Call: 703.771.5150 Email: ex107mg@vt.edu Gardening Clinics in the Community: • Leesburg Farmers Market: Every Saturday 8am-Noon, May 2 - Sept. 26. • Purcellville Farmers Market: Every Thursday 4-7pm, May 7 - Sept. 24. • Lowe’s at Dulles Crossing Plaza: Every Saturday, 8am-Noon, April 4 – Oct. 31 Demonstration Garden at Ida Lee: Open March 17 thru Oct 20 Staffed from 9-Noon every Tuesday and Thursday

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June Gardening Tips n Use

pliers to pull up woody seedlings and weeds. Grip the stem at the soil line, twist it around the pliers, and pull straight up. Watering deeply the day before pulling weeds will make the job easier.

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whether you have Chinese or Japanese wisteria is not difficult. The blossoms on the Chinese variety open before the leaves appear. On the Japanese type, they develop with the unfolding leaves. Also, Chinese wisteria usually has 7 to 13 leaflets, while the Japanese type has 13 to 19.

n Alkaline

soil can cause leaf yellowing (chlorosis) of some shade trees. If you suspect alkaline soil to be the cause of leaf yellowing on one of your trees, have a soil test done to determine soil pH. Pin oaks are especially susceptible to this condition. High soil pH limits the availability of micronutrients. You can pick up soil test kits at Loudoun County Libraries or at the Loudoun Extension Office.

n Lacebugs

feed on azaleas, pyracantha and other woody plants, causing a gray, blanched or stippled appearance on the upper surface of the leaves. Take steps to control them as soon as you notice the damage. Check with Loudoun Master Gardeners for current pesticide recommendations.

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wilt from a lack of oxygen as well as a lack of water. When the soil is compacted, the plantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tender feeder roots and root hairs

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suffocate. The problem is compounded when the well-meaning gardener assumes that the wilting is a sign of water stress and immediately irrigates. Well-aerated soil, enriched with organic matter, allows both air and water to circulate freely about the root system for a vigorous plant. n Make

sure that newly planted trees and shrubs receive a thorough soaking each week if rainfall is insufficient. Soak the ground; do not sprinkle it lightly. Apply organic mulch to conserve moisture. It is also helpful to make a shallow depression around plants to collect water.

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dead or damaged branches are found on shade trees, prune them out immediately.


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IPM and Beneficial Insects Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, is a well-rounded management approach to pest control. Damage to plants by pests is minimized by prevention and control techniques that get at the root causes of the problem. Prevention is achieved through good cultural practices, choosing pest-resistant plant varieties, encouraging beneficial insects, and close monitoring of pest population levels. Once a pest problem has developed, control may be achieved through physical removal of the pests, biological controls, use of a pesticide, or other means. Often, control is as simple as pruning out an infested branch. Insects are beneficial for many reasons, including their role in pollination. Often, the term

beneficial insect refers to those that help control insect pests by serving as predators or parasites. By sustaining a population of beneficial insects, you achieve a natural pest maintenance program in your garden. Tiny parasitic wasps are aggressive beyond their size when it comes to pursuing aphids and caterpillars. Lacewing larvae and ladybug larvae and adults make inroads into aphid populations. Spiders are also an asset in the control of garden pests. Other biological controls include certain insect growth regulators (hormones), sexual attractants (pheromones), and bacteria that produce toxins lethal to certain insects. To learn more about IPM and Beneficial Insects go to the Virginia Cooperative Extension

open houses a place for loudoun water learning and appreciation

hours Aquiary : Normal urs to ed id Self-gu 0–5:00 M–F, 8:0 up tours: gro d n a ls o 0 Scho .291.770 call 571

We’ll be open one Saturday near the end of each month from May–October, 10am–2pm Visit us to learn more about water with our interactive indoor exhibits and outdoor trails!

Next open house: June 27

Visit www.loudounwater.org for open house dates and directions. 44865 Loudoun Water Way | Ashburn, Virginia | www.loudounwater.org

Debbie D. Dillion Urban Horticulturist Loudoun County Extension

website (www.ext.vt.edu) and read Reducing Pesticide Use in the Home Lawn and Garden (publication 450-725) and visit this link to see photos of beneficial insects: http://www.ext.vt.edu/depart ments/entomology/ornamen tals/beneficials.html. Another good online resource is www.attra.org. If you have gardening questions or need help with problem diagnosis, contact the Loudoun County Master Gardener Volunteer Help Desk at 703-771-5150 or ex107mg@vt.edu, Monday – Friday, 9 am to noon, or stop by the Help Desk at the Extension Office at 30 Catoctin Circle, SE, Suite B (Wachovia Bank Building), Leesburg.

Ashburn Classics The Ashburn Classics meeting scheduled for June 13, 2009, at 10:30am at the Ashburn Village Mills Recreation Center will consist of guest speaker Mary Fishback, Thomas Barch Library, who will offer information regarding a genealogical search. She is an acknowledged expert in family ancestry searches. The July 11 meeting will be held at the Ashburn Volunteer Fire Department starting at 11:30am. This will be an Italian Pasta Party with food being catered by Andy’s of Leesburg. Featured entertainment will be THE JACKSON SINGERS, an award winning African-American Gospel Group. For more information regarding this meeting, please call 703-858-1313.

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P UBLIC I NVITED TO FREE M ASTER G ARDENER V OLUNTEER MONTHLY EDUCATIONAL MEETING Loudoun County Master Gardener Volunteers invite the public to attend a FREE monthly meeting

Loudoun Extension Office 30 Catoctin Circle, SE Suite B (Wachovia Bank Building) Leesburg

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Mary Stickley, the Gardens and Grounds Manager for the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, will speak on using design and native plants to create mini habitats for birds and insects and why it is important to do so. Mary brings a great deal of education and experience to the topic, based on her life-time engagement and work in the horticulture field. She has degrees in Horticulture, Landscape Design and Identification of Woody Landscape Plants. She is the current president of the Northern Shenandoah Valley MGA, as well as a member of a number of Winchester-based garden and horticulture organizations. She manages to squeeze in writing, speaking and teaching throughout the local area. We are truly fortunate to be able to host her. Come support a sister Master Gardener and a local horticulture activist! To learn more about the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley visit their website: http://www.shenandoahmuseum.org/.

For more information visit the Loudoun County Master Gardener website: www.loudouncountymastergardeners.org or call the Loudoun Extension Office if you have questions at 703-777-0373. Debbie Dillion coordinates the Master Gardener Volunteer program. "If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Debbie Dillion, Loudoun Extension Office, at (703-777-0373/TDD*) during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.

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Scott Steward Loudoun County Library Board of Trustees

June

Summer is here! School will be out this month, the pools are already open, and tennis, golf, and baseball are all in full swing (pardon the pun!). It’s time to stock up on summer reading for your young and not-so-young readers with the Ashburn Library Advisory Board’s (ALAB’s) Mini Children’s/Teen’s Used Book Sale. Buy used children and teen books, videos, and music at the Ashburn Library Advisory Board (ALAB) sale on Sat, June 27th, 10 am to 4:30 pm at Ashburn Library (43316 Hay Rd). Prices from 50 cents to $2. We need donations! Used books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, and software will be collected June 24-26 Storytimes Baby Lapsit (0-18 months) Mondays, 10:00 AM Saturdays, 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime (18-24 months) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 AM Terrific 2s Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:45 AM Preschool Storytime (3s to 5s) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 AM Wednesdays, 1:30 PM & 7:00 PM Musical Storytime (2 & up with a caregiver) Fridays, 10:00 am (NEW TIME) Family Storytime (2 & up with caregiver) Saturdays, 10:00 AM

during normal library hours. Only children/teen materials, please. ALAB will also be holding a Silent Auction from June 22 to July 2nd. Bid on a variety of items generously donated by local businesses. All proceeds support library programs. Contact Larry Stepnick at 703-858-9066 or larry@severyngroup. com for more information. Call 703-737-8100 for directions to the library. Check out what else is going on this month, below!

PROGRAMS One-on-One ESL Tutoring By appointment, May - June 2009 Come to the Information Desk at the library to sign-up for English as a Second Language tutoring. ESL learners will be partnered with a trained Ashburn Library volunteer for a 1-hour session each week for 6 weeks. Recommended for adults. Volunteer at the Ashburn Library Ongoing Our library relies on volunteers to help with day to day operations. We need your help to shelve books, assist with programs, and other important tasks. Please stop by or call the Information Desk for details. 703-737-8100 Rhythm, Rhyme & Tune Time (LOTTERY) Mondays, June 1 & 8, 11:15 AM Registration required, begins Apr 20. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Sing, chant, play instruments and move creatively as we explore the sounds, rhythms and patterns that make up our language. Recommended for ages 0-4 with a parent or caregiver. Remainder of a 5-week session. Lottery winners have already been notified. This session is closed. ( Continued on nex t page)

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Teen Reading Buddy Volunteers Mondays, June 1, 8 & 15, 4:30 PM Registration required, began Apr 16. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Read stories to children, aged 3-6. Orientation for the May-June session was Thursday, April 30th, at 4:30 p.m. Registration began April 16. See below for additional opportunities over the summer.

Ashburn Kids Book Club Thursday, June 4, 7:00 pm Registration required, begins May 7. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo Recommended for ages 8-11. Registration begins 4 weeks prior to the program.

Teen Reading Buddies Storytime Mondays, June 1, 8 & 15, 4:30 PM Encourage your child’s love of books by pairing them with a teen reading buddy for one-on-one reading time. Recommended for ages 3-6.

*Teen Volunteers Needed* Help your library by volunteering during the summer! Please attend a volunteer orientation at your library by registering online. Saturday, June 6, 4:00 pm & Tuesday, June 16, 4:30 pm

ESL - English Conversation Group Every Tuesday, 7:00 PM, May – June 2009 The English Conversation Group is an informal conversation group for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Recommended for adults.

Potty Party: Potty Training Information Presentation Monday, June 8, 7:00 pm Registration required, begins May 26. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Learn a new approach to potty training. Recommended for parents and caregivers of those 6 months & older.

Babygarten Wednesdays, June 3 & 10, 10:00 am Registration required, begins April 22. Call 703-7378100 or register online. A fun, exciting and informational program that focuses on how nursery rhymes, songs and books can enrich your children’s lives and promote later learning success. Recommended for ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. Babygarten Wednesdays, June 3 & 10, 2:30 pm Registration required. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. A fun, exciting and informational program that focuses on how nursery rhymes, songs and books can enrich your children’s lives and promote later learning success. Recommended for ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. ESL - English Conversation Group Every Thursday, 10:00 AM, May – June 2009 An informal conversation group for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Recommended for adults. Adult Book Club Monday, June 1, 7:00 pm The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

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Buddy Day! Monday, June 8, 4:00 pm Registration required, begins May 26. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Bring a friend, play some awesome buddy games and make a cool craft. Recommended for ages 6-8.

The Paper Bag Princess Thursday, June 18, 4:00 pm Registration required, begins Jun 4. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Enjoy the story of feisty Princess Elizabeth and create your own crown and paper doll. Recommended for ages 6 & up.

Parent/Child Book Discussion Thursday, June 11, 7:00 pm Registration required, begins May 28. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Twenty and Ten by Claire Huchet Bishop. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Piano Day Camp with Greg Genter of Piano Xpress Saturday, June 20, 1:00 pm Registration required, begins June 6. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Introductory piano instruction. Recommended for ages 7-11.

A Fool Named “O” with Mime Mark Jaster Saturday, June 13, 2:00 pm Prepare to enjoy brilliantly articulated gesture, playful interaction and humor. A Fool Named “O” astonishes with the wordless wit of a medieval jester. Recommended for all ages.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM BEGINS ON JUNE 22!! *Reptiles Alive! Monday, June 22, 7:00 pm Explore ... the world of reptiles. Recommended for all ages. *Tickets will be available half an hour before the program.

Baby Signs with Certified Instructor, Dana Carmichael Wednesday, June 17, 11:00 am Registration required, begins Jun 3. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. A basic baby sign class. Recommended for ages 6-24 months.

*Explore Wild Animals with Uncle Henry Tuesday, June 23, 4:00 pm Live mallard duck, snapping turtle, red-haired tarantula and boa constrictor. Recommended for all ages. *Tickets will be available half an hour before the program.

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Between the Bloom and CVS in the Ashburn Town Square Center ashburn@ronaldraydds.com Visit us at www.RonaldRayDDS.com

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Explore Julie’s World Tuesday, June 23, 7:00 pm Registration required, begins June 9. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Explore the 1970’s with American Girl, Julie. Recommended for ages 7-11. Family Movie Matinee Wednesdays, June 24, 3:00 pm Bring your pillows and blankets to get comfy and watch a movie on the big screen! Don’t forget your favorite snacks! Wednesday, June 24: Bolt, Rated PG, 97 minutes Wednesday, July 1: Tale of Despereaux, Rated G, 94 minutes Collage Art Workshop with artist Rachel England ( Continued on nex t page)

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Wednesday, June 24, 7:00 pm Registration begins June 10. Recommended for ages 12-18. Shark Tooth Necklace Friday, June 26, 1:30 pm Registration required, begins June 12. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Hawaiian story, activity and music. Recommended for ages 6-10. Shark Tooth Necklace Friday, June 26, 3:00 pm Registration required, begins Jun 12. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Hawaiian story, activity and music. Recommended for ages 6-10. Ashburn Library Advisory Board Children’s Used Book Sale Saturday, June 27, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm RadioWOOF!

Ashburn Foot and Ankle Center

Dr. Richard S. Mendelsohn* Dr. Gary J. Scheib Dr. Deena L. Charney* Dr. Stanley Idiculla *Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons *Board Certified in Foot Surgery

Medical Care of the Foot and Ankle Now offering Northern Virginia’s Only Foot spa featuring Silk Peels Foot Facial and Laser Fungus Nail Treatment 20905 Professional Plaza Suite 310 Ashburn, Virginia

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Saturday, June 27, 1:00 pm Storyteller and Folk Musician, Bill Wellington will present RadioWOOF! A broadcast blast from the World of Folklore. Paws to Read: Certified Therapy Dogs and their Handlers with paws4people foundation Sunday, June 28, 2:00 pm Registration required, begins June 14. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. What do you get when you bring children, dogs and books together? You get happy, confident children who love to read! Register your child to come in and read to a Therapy Dog! Recommended for ages 5-12. Teen Reading Buddy Volunteers Mondays, June 29, July & August, 2:30 pm Registration required, begins June 11. Read stories to children, ages 3-6. Required orientation session is Thursday, June 25th at 2:30 pm. Teen Reading Buddies Storytime Mondays, June 29, July & all of August, 2:30 pm Encourage your child’s love of books by pairing them with a teen reading buddy for one-on-one reading time. Recommended for ages 3-6. *Painting the Town Pink! with Rocknoceros Monday, June 29, 7:00 pm An award-winning band that makes cool music for kids. Recommended for all ages. *Tickets will be available half an hour before the program. Video Game Design with Pablo Buitrago Tuesday, June 30, 2:00 pm Registration required, begins June 16. Call 703-737-8100 or register online. Learn all about designing video games from an expert with 14 years of experience. Recommended for ages 12-18.

Art on Exhibit Friday, May 1, May - June 2009 Nature Photography by Jim Emery.


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Children’s computer –based interactive program proven to build critical skills for learning to read, think and listen offered for 6 weeks this summer. Scholarships available. Contact subtler@ speechhearing.org Experienced guitar teacher with Bachelor of Music degree. Available to teach all ages and levels. In your home guitar lessons call for more info. 571-480-2968 EMPLOYMENT WANTED: Caring Moms with Integrity. Earn extra income from your kitchen table. Full Time/ Part Time/Flexible Family Time. Learn about a company that is debt free, operating in wellness the next $billion industry, helping people with health and finances, on a mission to nourish our world. Does this sound too good to be true? You owe it to yourself and those you love to learn more. Email contact information to mymomjobs@verizon.net or call Maureen Shepherd 703-729-4611

Speech language, occupational and physical therapists wanted for summer opportunities with pediatric patients. Email bsimpson@ speechhearing.org FOR SALE For Sale: Antique side board, draw-leaf table, 4 chairs $500 OBO. Mahjong table and chairs, $700 OBO. 703-973-0201. For Sale: Speaker- Roland CM-30 cube monitor. 30W of audio punch through a high quality 6.5” coaxial 2 way speaker with stereo preamp. For home studio and live onstage. Connects to microphone, keyboard, rhythm machine and CD player. Sells for $175. Brand new. Yours for $100. Call 703-309-7400. For Sale: Beautiful Dutailier/EG six drawer chest in natural wood finish. Highest quality in perfect condition. Orig. $1200, we are selling for $300. Good for any age but can be used as dresser/ changing table combo. Call Keri 703-723-3852. For Sale: Panasonic OmniMovie VHS video recorder (PV-602) with tripod and manual. Great working condition. Both items $40 obo. Call 703444-4247. For Sale: Computer games for Windows 98/95. Mathblaster 2nd grade, Groovy Games, Disney Villian’s Revenge, and Myst. All 4 games in original boxes - $10. 703-444-4247. For Sale: Boy’s dream-:Radio control wireless cars including: The Insector-with rollover maneuver-new $80; yours for $35. Toy story 2 Tyco car -$15. Other radio control cars: 6.0 Jet Turbo, The Rambler, ET on bike, Harley Davidson motorcycle, Expert racer car. $10-$15 each. Radica Baseball (with bat) plug and play on regular TV-$10. Super Scooter Shannon wireless remote and Radical Rollin’ Rachel with wireless remote. Both for $25. 702-444-4247. ( Continued on nex t page)

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For Sale: Surround Sound Receiver $100, DVD Player $25, color printer/scanner $20, PC $100, Fax, Router, Cable modem $25. Call 703-858-7897.

For Sale: Junior set of golf clubs, good condition. Assorted brands $70, call 703-729-2453.

For Sale: White, Black and Decker coffee pot, excellent condition-$10. Call 703-444-4247.

For Sale: Infant and toddler girl clothing 0-3 thru 3T. 4 piece sectional sofa (neutral) fabric. Square oak table with 4 chairs. Call for details and pricing. 703-729-2883.

For Sale: Tools – Wet saw $45 Black & Decker Band Saw $150 Table Saw $150 call 703-2208060.

For Sale: Air hockey table good condition 66 inches by 38 inches – extra motors $60 or best offer. Call 703-729-2315. For Sale: Twenty-three 3.6 volt lithium batteries. Barely used-great charge left. Sell new for $10 each. All for $40. 703-444-4247 For Sale: White, strapless, ballgown wedding dress, size 5/6 by DaVinci for sale. $400 for dress and ballgown slip! Call Bethany. 571-225-9098. ( Continued on nex t page)

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JOIN US FOR SUMMER FUN! ASHBROOK COMMONS SHOPPING CENTER Saturday, July 11, 2009 11 am – 2 pm RAIN OR SHINE! ‘Circus on Strings” Puppet Show – 11:30 am * Puppet-making Workshop – 12:15 am & 1:15 pm * * Face Painting – 11 am to 2 pm Moonbounce & MORE! Refreshments compliments of the Ashbrook Commons family of stores. * Bring your chairs & blankets. “Kids only” section in front; chairs toward back please so the little ones can see. ** Ages 4 & up. Children should be able to use scissors & be accompanied by grown-up.

www.ashrookshops.com Directions: Rt. 7, turn at entrance to Ashburn Village, left at signal for Ashbrook Commons.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS The Art of Living: The Art of Living Yoga and Meditation course with a simple but powerful breathing technique Sudarshanakriya is an Excellent Stress Elimination Course. For upcoming courses at Ashburn call 703-723-8181 ashburn@us.artofliving.org . For more information, visit www.artoflivingashburn.org, www.artofliving.org. Family Wellness Care: Sonak Family Chiropractic of Sterling provides family wellness care. Specializing in chiropractic care for pregnant women and children. Get healthy and stay healthy with chiropractic so that you can live an active healthy life today and in years to come. Call 703406-0200. Visit www.drwill.net. Treat your kids: Ages 7 thru 13 to a unique experience this summer at Fitwize 4 Kids. We will be offering summer camps with field trips planned daily that include fun activities, adventures, educational and historical. Trips and more, for more information contact us at 703-621-3481 or visit www.fitwize4kids.com.

Cut back on those co-pays!! Take control of your family health. Give your body the nutrients it needs and you will be amazed at what it can do. Wellness products that help maintain blood sugar levels. Take the guess work out of supplements. For more information and to hear our amazing story, email shakeupyourlife@ verizon.net or call Maureen Shepherd 703-7294611. Great Nutrition for you whole family, delivered right to your doorstep. MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. HOME IMPROVEMENT Flooring: Laminate, Hardwood, Carpet, Ceramic, Vinyl Installations. Free estimates. Receive advice, labor estimate, materials list. Wholesale showrooms in the Dulles area or you may shop for best deal on materials. Fully Licensed/Insured. Established in 1986. PTB, Inc. 703-257-3232. www.flooringbyptb.com. Full Service: Small jobs honey do lists. Basements, decks, plumbing, elec., drywall, paint, roof repairs, odd jobs. 540-454-5024 Home Improvement Contractor: Specializing in finishing basements, remodeling bathrooms, electrical, plumbing, exterior hot tub installation, express water heater replacement, expert at waterproofing wet basements. 30 years experience. Free estimates. For all your home improvement needs, call Marc at 703-724-0772. ( Continued on nex t page)

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Home Improvement Specialist: Low rates for basements, drywall, fences, decks and small jobs. 25 years carpentry experience. Member Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce. Excellent Ashburn Village references available. Licensed/insured. Call Chris 703-771-9004. Handy Guy: Painting, window washing, minor plumbing and electrical, new light fixtures, shelves and closet organizers installed AND everything in between. Free estimates. Call 703-729-0184 evenings, 925-548-1725 days. Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roll Painting: Leading Ashburn-based company providing the following services: (1) Interior painting; (2) Exterior painting; (3) Deck refinishing; (4) Trim installation; (5) Power washing. Call 703-723-9313 or 571-276-5758 or visit www.letsrollpainting.com to schedule a FREE estimate. Licensed and Insured.

Exteriors Inc: 20 years experience in home improvements. Lifetime warranty: labor and materials. Ask about the Village Discount! www.loudounexteriors.com Call us today. 703-729-6633. Use Garneski for your A/C and heating needs. Garneski Air Conditioning and Heating Co. is your local Carrier dealer. Special discounts for Ashburn Village residents. Visit us online at www.garneski. com for information and free HVAC quotes. Wise Guys Roofing & Siding: Residential Specialist: Roofing-Siding-Gutters-TrimPainting- Windows. Professional Advise for your best choice in exterior & interior improvements and repairs. NO Sub-Contractor. Lowest prices. Highly recommended. Ashburn Village resident. Licensed/Insured. Call Giovanni at 571-722-5543. ( Continued on nex t page)

Siding Replacement: Energy bills too high? Too much noise? Tired of painting your home? Install quality insulated siding. Lifetime warranty: labor and materials. Loudoun Exteriors Inc: 20 years experience in home improvements. Ask about the Village Discount. www.loudoun exteriors.com. Call us today. 703-729-6633. Window Replacement: Cold in your home? Energy bills too high? Too much road noise? Energy efficient vinyl windows. Loudoun

6,000 sq. ft. facility located in the Ashburn Technology Park 3 large spacious studios Large waiting area with monitors for viewing classes *Classes for ages 3 through adult *Pre-Professional and Recreational Ballet Programs *Creative Movement for ages 3-5 *Tap and Jazz ages 6+ *Hip-Hop and Lyrical ages 7+

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Replace your old garage door with a new insulated door. Many styles to choose from by Clopay and Amarr. Free estimates. Call Pat 703724-1382. Trust Builders LLC Experience that you can trust class A licensed, bonded, insured. Remodeling, additions, new construction building, electrical plumbing, mechanical. Call us for a free estimate today. Office 703-772-1550 or 703-244-2568. Master Improvement Painting: We specialize in interior/exterior painting, carpentry, power washing, sealing decks, and repairing rotten wood. References available. Call for a free estimate. 703731-9651. LAWN/LANDSCAPING The Care of Trees: Need trees and shrubs beautifully pruned? We are TCIA certified and use industry standard pruning practices. Call Certified Arborist, Bonnie Deahl for an appointment. The Care of Trees. 703.661.1700. www. thecareoftrees.com $10 For Any Size townhouse price includes mow, trim, edge, bag and blow. Single family homes are half price for the first cut. Free estimates. We offer full service landscaping. Referral discounts also available. 703-870-4502 or greenrays1@yahoo.com. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Gggggrrrrrrr! Computer crashed? Network down? Kids installed a game and killed your computer?

Computers confuse you? Email an enigma? Internet incomprehensible? Call Less Silberberg, your local Ashburn computer guy. 703-304-1130. PCs, Macs, Networks- Maintenance, installation, problem solving. Daytime, evening, weekend appointments. Use Garneski for your A/C and heating needs. Garneski Air Conditioning and Heating Co. is your local Carrier dealer. Special discounts for Ashburn Village residents. Visit us online at www.garneski. com or information and free HVAC quotes. Wise Guys Roofing & Siding: Residential Specialist: Roofing-Siding-Gutters-Trim-PaintingWindows. Professional Advise for your best choice in exterior & interior improvements and repairs. NO Sub-Contractor. Lowest prices. Highly recommended. Ashburn Village resident. Licensed/ Insured. Call Giovanni @ (571) 722-5543. Camann Painting: Interior/Exterior Painting, Carpentry, Powerwashing, Drywall Repairs. Serving Loudoun Since 1987. Check us out online at www.CamannPainting.Com. Dave 703-444-4442 Between Jobs/Your Own Business: Don’t sweat health insurance. State Farm has plans designed with your needs in mind; short term or individual coverage. Agent is Ashburn Village resident, free in-home appointments. Available weekends, evenings. Call today 703-847-6880 or agent@rheabaker.com Affordable Carpet Cleaning & Restoration: Whole house special – 7 rooms/areas only $147. Carpet stretching/repair. 24 hour emergency ( Continued on nex t page)

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life, disability, and longterm care insurances for small businesses and families. Please contact our office 703-880-2545 or info@nstarfs.com.

water damage. Mold experts. Pet odor/spotting, scotchguarding, upholstery cleaning, oriental rug cleaning. 30 years experience, including The White House. Please call 703-978-2270

REAL ESTATE $mart Choice, Right Price! Offering 4-4.5% full service listings. Aggressive marketing strategy! The difference is dedication! Call Kristine Price 703-328-1025 or www.vahomesbykprice.com, Northern VA Resident for over 30 years, Samson Realty, LLC.

Dance and Social Groups: Designed to improve speech/language, fine/gross motor skills, social interaction and body awareness for preschool and elementary aged children. Six weeks for $300. For more information, call 703-8587620 or email subtler@speechhearing.org. Need help buying a home in 2009? Need advice from start to settlement? Appraisal & home warranty cost credited @ loan closing!! Call us now for personal meeting. Linda Walker/Realtor 703-450-6226, Pina Zimmett/Loan Consultant 703-314-8254.

Four Seasons Condos for Sale: Luxury 2BR, 2BA Condos for sale at the Four Seasons Active Adult Community with Garage Parking & Storage in Ashburn. Contact Walt Sobie at Long and Forter Realtors 703-989-4705. For Rent: Two individual office spaces available, 12 by 12 and 14 by 16, in professional office suite

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on Deerfield Avenue. Utilities and cleaning included. Contact 703-858-7620 for more information. SPECIAL INTEREST MOMS Club of Ashburn Village Area offers fun and support to mothers through playgroups, field trips, Moms’ Night Out, and more. Meetings held the third Tuesday of each month are open to prospective members. Email ashburnmomsclub@ yahoo.com or visit http://www.geocities.com/ ashburnmomsclub. lia Sophia jewelry Now is the perfect time to rediscover your personal style, and update your look with this season’s hottest fashion jewelry trends! View catalog online, or call to receive your own copy! Kaisa Nalewajko, Division Manager. 559-904-7141 or www.liasophia.com/kaisa. VILLAGE HELPERS Babysitting and Pet Care: Babysitting and pet care offered. Red Cross certified and straight A student. References available. Caroline Orr (age 12) at 703-729-4959. Babysitter and/or Tutor: Ty Sheedlo, 13 years old. Great with kids. Babysitter training course and experience. All honors classes and Spectrum. Very patient and good at entertaining kids. Please call 703-729-2182.

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Babysitting: Brice Pinson, age 13. Will baby-sit 6 months on up. 3 years experience (can provide references) Please call 703-729-5642. Babysitting and Pet Sitting: Nicole Quigg, 15 years old, very responsible and enjoys kids and pets, please call 703-729-2460. Babysitting/Pet Sitting/Tutoring: Mackenzie Scofield, 16 years old, 4 plus years of experience as a Village Helper, with significant repeat business. Babysits for ages newborn – 12 years of age. Contact Mackenzie at 703-858-9707. Brother-Sister Team- Babysitting: Danielle McLean (18) will babysit or pet sit, lots of experience. Bret McLean (15) will tutor or babysit, especially good with boys. Straight A student, Spectrum and honors classes. Please call at 703-858-0452.


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Ashburn Academy of Ballet

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2009 Advertising The Villager is published the last week of each month by the: Ashburn Village Community Association, Inc. 44025 Courtland Drive Ashburn, Virginia 20147 Advertising space is limited. All advertising must be paid for in advance or at the time of ad placement. Absolutely no advertiser refunds will be made on missed copy due dates! Contact us at avca@ashburnvillage.org to confirm ad deadlines. Advertiser prepayment is not refundable when “reserved space” advertising copy is not submitted by the due date. An Insertion Order (IO) is required for Display and Classified advertisements and can be obtained at the office, by fax, or on our website at www.ashburnvillage.org. Camera-ready artwork, properly sized, is required. No changes will be made by AVCA.

Neither the AVCA, its members, Board of Directors, or the Ashburn Village Development Corporation (AVDC) recommends or endorses any advertiser. The AVCA reserves the right to decline any advertisement for any reason it deems appropriate. Submitted articles are the opinion of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the AVCA or the Board of Directors. Articles may be edited for the sake of clarity or length.


Ashburn Village July 4th T-Shirt Design Contest Children of Ashburn Village Residents are encouraged to submit their creative t-shirt design ideas! Draw a patriotic design for the commemorative t-shirts to be sold at the Ashburn Village 4th of July Festivities. The First Place winner and immediate family will recieve receive free t-shirts with the winning design on the back. Prizes and t-shirts will also be awarded to 2nd - 5th place. RULES: Designs are limited to 4 colors of your choice and must be drawn in marker on an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of unlined white paper. Limit one entry per person. Ages 14 and under only. Entry deadline is June 15th.

Please complete the following and include it with your design entry. (Please print) Designerâ&#x20AC;&#x203A;s Name _________________________________ Age ___________ Phone ____________________ Address _________________________________________________ Forms can be turned in at the AVSP Front Desk. Entry Deadline is June 15th.

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