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Rachel's Afghan

As an 84-year-old McLean grandmother, I have found that some delightful surprises often come straight out of the blue. When 12 of our 13 grandchildren were born, I knitted each a baby afghan: blue and white ripples for the boys and pink and white for the girls.

Franklin Sherman to Celebrate Centennial Homecoming Oct. 26

On Oct. 26 Franklin Sherman Elementary in McLean will celebrate Centennial Homecoming. The day begins at 8 a.m. with the Monster Mash Dash – a 5K and family fun run through the streets of McLean.

Regional Nonprofit Forum in McLean

The 2014 Gannett Regional Nonprofit Forum will be held on Nov. 6, 7:45 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Gannett Worldwide Headquarters, 7950 Jones Branch Drive in McLean.

Fighting Human Trafficking

On Oct. 7, Susan Kirk, of Justice Ventures International (JVI), spoke at the McLean Woman’s Club’s monthly meeting on its programs to end human trafficking in India, China and elsewhere, including the U.S. The areas JVI focuses on are forced prostitution, labor trafficking, extortion and other types of enslavement of vulnerable peoples.

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‘The President’s Own’ Perform in McLean

The President’s Own” United States Marine String Quartet performed to an enthusiastic audience of fourth through sixth graders and their teachers at Churchill Road Elementary School on Tuesday, Oct. 7.