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Fairfax County Volunteer Opportunities

 

Fairfax County needs a volunteer to shop for groceries for a Farsi-speaking older adult in Alexandria. A female is preferred. Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit Volunteer Solutions at fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices and click on volunteers.  

Fairfax County needs a volunteer to serve as a social visitor to a Korean-speaking older adult in Annandale. The volunteer must speak Korean. Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit Volunteer Solutions at fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices and click on volunteers.

Fairfax County needs Meals on Wheels drivers to deliver meals to Vietnamese speaking older adults in Falls Church and Annandale. Volunteers do not have to speak Vietnamese. Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit Volunteer Solutions at fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices and click on volunteers.

Fairfax County needs a volunteer to provide grocery shopping and general transportation for an older adult in Annandale. Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit Volunteer Solutions at www.and click on volunteers.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices.

 

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

You can hear classical Indian music or learn about the Arab influences of a traditional Spanish dance form. 

WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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