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October All Fairlington Bulletin Posted

Read the October 2014 All Fairlington Bulletin.

Save the Date: Weds., 10/8

The next FCA meeting will be Wednesday, October 8, 7 pm, at the Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St. Guest speaker will be Michelle Cowan, Arlington County’s Director of Management and Finance, will discuss the county’s 2014 bond referenda going in front of voters in November. Refreshments will be served.

DASH Challenges Commuters to “Try Transit”

Local commuters are encouraged to try public transit during Try Transit Week, September 15-19, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Pledge to Try Transit and you will be automatically entered to win a one year of transit service and a pair of round-trip tickets on Amtrak’s Northeast Regional. Visit trytransitweek.org to learn more about the event and to enter your pledge. DASH is offering three chances for you to join us in Try Transit Week activities: 

1. Create a one minute video or submit your answer in writing, and answer the question: “Why Do You Take Transit?” Email your answer to DASHContest@alexandriva.gov. The winner will receive a DASH Goody Bag that includes a DASH Pass valid for one calendar month. Entries are due by September 30, 2014. 

2. Like DASH on Facebook, Follow DASH on Twitter, and subscribe to DASH eNews and be entered to win a DASH Pass. 

3. Join DASH at various Alexandria locations, and in Arlington at the Shirlington Transit Center, for transit give-a-ways. Enter for a chance to win a DASH Pass when you pledge to Try Transit and practice pedestrian safety!   

More information on these activities is available at www.dashbus.com/.

Take the Fairlington Survey: Neighbor-to-Neighbor Services

All Fairlington residents are invited to take a survey to indicate their interest in getting or giving help with a variety of simple household and neighborhood activities as part of the Fairlington’s Steering Committee on Intergenerational Strategies’ ongoing study. Responses are completely anonymous, and no commitment to serve or be served is being solicited.

Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/fcagenerations

If you prefer a paper copy, you will find the survey inserted in the September All Fairlington Bulletin. The committee will hold a drop-in information exchange on Saturday, September 13, 10 am to 12 noon, at Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., where you can ask questions, complete your form, and get assistance with the survey if needed. The deadline for responding to the survey is Tuesday, September 30.

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