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Looking north above Glebe Road in Ballston (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Man Accidentally Shoots Self — “4100 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 7:01 a.m. on July 24, police were dispatched to the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, it was determined that an armed security officer was in a backroom preparing for the day when he allegedly accidentally discharged his weapon, striking his hand. He was transported to an area hospital with injuries considered non-life threatening. No other injuries or property damage were reported.” [ACPD]

BurgerFi Coming to Rosslyn — “A franchisee for Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based fast-casual restaurant BurgerFi has inked a deal for a new location in Rosslyn. The hamburger chain, with a half-dozen locations in Greater Washington, has leased a roughly 2,500-square-foot space at 1735 N. Lynn St. formerly occupied by two other retailers, Brown Bag and The Perfect Pita. It’s slated to open in late September or early October.” [Washington Business Journal]

Dweck Ramping of Nat’l Landing Activity — “Dweck Properties Ltd. is gathering steam as a competitor to JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) in the redevelopment of National Landing, with plans to consolidate and expand acquisitions and development activity in Northern Virginia. Dweck’s been around for decades, having become a major apartment owner and manager, with nearly half of its roughly 7,000 units now in National Landing.” [Washington Business Journal]

Swanky Rosslyn Condo for Sale — “They don’t call it Waterview for nothing. Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Board Chairman Ralph Shrader and his wife, Janet, have listed their 29th-floor Rosslyn condo for $6.95 million. The Waterview unit offers 270-degree views of D.C. and Northern Virginia.” [Washington Business Journal]

Heat Wave on the Way — From Ready Arlington: “A #HeatWave is likely to affect the region starting Wednesday (July 26). #BeatTheHeat with the tips below.” [Twitter]

Camp Cancellations Possible — From Arlington’s Dept. of Parks and Recreation: “If you or your child are signed up for summer camp or classes, please keep an eye out for any weather related cancellations due to a heat index of 105 degrees or above. You will be alerted via email and/or phone call/ text the day of your program.” [Twitter]

It’s Tuesday — There is a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm today, with patchy fog before 9am. Expect mostly sunny conditions, with a high near 89°F and light southwest winds in the afternoon. Tuesday night brings a 30% chance of evening showers and thunderstorms, with a low around 67°F and calming east winds. []

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About Latinas Leading Tomorrow (LLT): Latinas Leading Tomorrow is a dynamic 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young Latina women through education, mentorship, and leadership development. We are committed to fostering a community of future leaders who will make a significant impact to the community.

Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Part-time Executive Director to lead our organization into its next phase of growth and impact. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who can oversee day-to-day operations, drive fundraising efforts, and cultivate relationships with stakeholders. This is a 1099 position; Remote position with ability to attend DMV events; 8-10 hours a week; $35-40/per hour.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee program operations, including educational and community initiatives.
Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, maintaining trust and accountability.
Develop and execute a strategic vision aligned with our mission and values.
Lead fundraising efforts in partnership with the Board Members.
Cultivate relationships with community partners, schools, educators, and donors.
Demonstrate strong leadership skills, fostering a positive organizational culture.
Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders and make compelling public presentations.
Promote inclusivity and collaboration throughout the organization.

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Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.

Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.

Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.

Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!

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Standup Comedy Starring Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Friday, December 29

Headliner: Casey James Salengo

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