Wednesday, April 29, 2015

You Are Invited...
Community Meeting on 
I-66 Outside the Beltway Project

Hosted by: 
Fairfax County Supervisor 
Linda Smyth
Providence District
Monday, May 11, 2015
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
A brief presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Oakton High School - Cafeteria
2900 Sutton Road
Vienna, VA 22181

Come check out the updated displays, learn more about the project, and discuss your questions with VDOT staff.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), will provide a project update and revised preliminary design concepts. 

For information on the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project, visit  

Monday, April 27, 2015

Transform 66 Outside The Beltway Public Hearings

Wed., May 27, 2015, 5:30-9:00PM
VDOT Northern Virginia District Office
4975 Alliance Dr., Fairfax, VA 22030
Thurs., May 28, 2015, 5:30-9:00PM
Oakton High School Cafeteria (entrance 1 or 14)
2900 Sutton Rd., Vienna, VA 22181
Tues., June 2, 2015, 5:30-9:00PM
Battlefield High School Cafeteria (entrance 1 or 14)
15000 Graduation Dr., Haymarket, VA 20169
Wed., June 3, 2015 5:30-9:00PM
Bull Run Elementary School Cafeteria (entrance 1)
15301 Lee HIghway, Centreville, VA 20121
There will also be a public comment period at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on Apr. 28 beginning at 5:00PM at the Fairfax Government Bldg. on 12000 Government Center Parkway at which a number of speakers will be addressing the above proposed project.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Senior Citizens requesting help with lawns

If there are any young DLW residents who would like to earn some extra money mowing lawns, there are senior citizens in the neighborhood who are asking for this service.  Please contact Ken Quincy, 703-573-7919 if you are interested.   

I-66 Expansion Public Meeting

Vienna Town Hall, 7:30PM, Tues. May 12.

VDOT will be giving another public presentation on their proposed I-66 expansion plans at the Vienna Town Hall, 7:30PM, Tues., May 12.  

There have been three previous presentations in our area.  If you missed them, you are encouraged to attend to listen, learn, ask questions and voice your opinion.  

The proposed expansion could have a notable adverse effect on the Dunn Loring area, including Dunn Loring Woods.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Scholarship Program


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Eligibility and Application Procedures

Children and grandchildren currently living with a Dunn Loring Woods resident are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.  Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend college full-time by fall/winter 2015.  The scholarship’s value is $500.

All applications must be postmarked by April 27, 2015.

All applicants must provide the following:
  • Written recommendation/character reference from a teacher or counselor.  Recommendation on school letterhead must be submitted with application package.
  • Copies of entrance examination scores as applicable.
  • List of awards and/or community service activities on a separate page.  Provide enough information so that the selection committee will know what you did, but do not exceed one page.
  • All applicants will need to provide one stamped, self-addressed business-sized envelope which will be used to acknowledge receipt of your completed application.  
  • One wallet-sized picture of applicant.
Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged.

All applicants must submit a typed, double-spaced essay on this topic:  “Describe something you have done in the past year that has made a difference in your community.”
Essay must not exceed two pages.

The top five candidates may be invited for an interview.

We hope to announce the winner’s name at the Annual Membership meeting on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.  Winners’ names and pictures will be featured in the next Lantern.

Please mail all materials in one package, unfolded, in a #10 business size envelope, postmarked by April 27, 2015 to Dunn Loring Woods Civic Association, Attention Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 238, Dunn Loring, VA 22027.

The Dunn Loring Woods Scholarship Program is administered by the Dunn Loring Woods Civic Association.

The formal application can be found on our website:

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All scholarship applications for the 2015 competition must be postmarked by April 27, 2015.

Please check each box to ensure that your application packet is complete.

  • Essay Topic:  “Describe something you have done in the past year that has made a difference in your community.”
  • Written recommendation from teacher or counselor.
  • List of awards and/or community service.
  • Copies of entrance examination scores as applicable.
  • One self-addressed #10 business-size envelope with first-class postage affixed.
  • One wallet-sized picture of applicant.

Please complete the following.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Student’s Name:  _______________________________________________________________

Street Address:  ________________________________________________Vienna, VA  22180

Home Telephone:  (           ) ______________________________________________________  

Email Address:  _______________________________________________________________

High School Attended:  _________________________________________________________

College or University (planning to attend):  ___________________________________________

Anticipated Major:  ____________________________________________________________

Dunn Loring Woods Resident’s Name:  ____________________________________________

DLW Resident’s Relationship to Applicant:  _________________________________________

Number of Years in Dunn Loring Woods:  __________________________________________