Friday, March 15, 2013
The Junior Friends of the Campagna Center hosted its annual fashion show Thursday night.
The ballroom at the Belle Haven Country Club was transformed into a mini-market full of tunics, brightly colored baubles, and pastel bow ties at the Junior Friends of the Campagna Center's Toast to Fashion Thursday night. Now in its 14th year, the Toast to Fashion raises funds for The Campagna Center, an Alexandria organization providing programs to foster a positive environment for children and families. The following members were recognized for their dedication to the Junior Friends of the Campagna Center at the Toast to Fashion Thursday night: Vendors included Stella & Dot, Top it Off Accessories, the Hat Lady, and The Lucky Knot.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
The event occurs over the Labor Day weekend.
Belle Haven Country Club is one of nearly 200 golf facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region to host Patriot Golf Day activities over the Labor Day weekend and will collect donations for the Folds of Honor Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides educational scholarships to the families of servicemen and women who have been disabled or killed in service to their country. Supported by both the PGA of America and the U.S. Golf Association, Patriot Golf Day offers a variety of activities that may include a golf scramble event, a visit from local veterans and their families or even a complimentary golf clinic by the facility’s PGA professional. Golfers at participating facilities are encouraged to donate the minimum of $1 on Patriot …
Monday, August 27, 2012
The event is sponsored by the DC/VA/Baltimore Chapter of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation,
The D.C./Virginia/Baltimore Chapter of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation will host the 4th Annual Fall Into A Cure dinner dance and silent auction Nov. 3 at the Belle Haven Country Club. The country club is located at 6023 Fort Hunt Rd. The event begins at 7 p.m. with the opening of the silent auction and cocktails, followed by a buffet dinner and dancing. Proceeds from the event will help to support the UMDF’s mission to promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families. A portion of the proceeds will be used to support local families and individuals in the greater Washington and Baltimore areas. The event is co-chaired by …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
A roundup of this week’s top headlines from the Route 1 corridor.
From Huntington-Belle Haven Patch: A Fairfax County police chase involving a female suspect began at Belle Haven Country Club and ended on Route 1 near Potomac Yard on Tuesday afternoon. The female suspect was reported to have driven around the country club grounds and appeared confused. The Junior Friends of the Campagna Center hosted its 13th Annual Toast to Fashion fundraiser Thursday evening at the Belle Haven Country Club. From Fort Hunt Patch: Fort Hunt Elementary School was placed under heightened security for less than 30 minutes on Friday morning after police responded to a call about a person in the neighborhood threatening self-harm. A memorial service has been set for UCM Executive Director Cynthia Hull, who died last week. …
Friday, March 23, 2012
The 13th Annual Toast To Fashion is the premier fundraiser for the Alexandria nonprofit.
On Thursday night, the Junior Friends of The Campagna Center's 13th Annual Toast to Fashion featured fashion, music and prizes—all for charity. The event, which was attended by hundreds at the Belle Haven Country Club, helps fund programs for more than 1,700 children and families in the City of Alexandria. ABC7 Sports reporter Britt McHenry emceed the event, and provided hundreds in attendance with a peek into spring fashions. Awards were presented to Carrie Garland, Nicole Duncan, Allison Priebe Brooks and posthumously to Elizabeth Pignatello whose mother Enid Robinson accepted her award on her behalf. The Campagna Center's programs include: Event sponsors were: Volkswagen Group of America; Rich, Rosenthal, Brincefield, Manitta, …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
A 'confused' woman slowly drove around clubhouse and along golf course for about 15 minutes before leading police on Route 1 pursuit into Alexandria.
A Fairfax County police chase involving a female suspect began on the grounds of the Belle Haven Country Club and ended on Route 1 near Potomac Yard Shopping Center in Alexandria on Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to the Belle Haven Country Club just after 2 p.m. after reports of a woman in a Toyota stationwagon driving around the clubhouse, according to FCPD Officer Don Gotthardt. Officers attempted to stop the woman, but the suspect exited, turning onto Fort Hunt Road and then driving northbound on Route 1 into Alexandria. "As far as I know there were two (police units) involved directly" in the pursuit, Gotthardt said. "And there's any number that could have followed but were not actively involved in the pursuit." The pursuit came…
Monday, March 19, 2012
ABC-7-WJLA’s Britt McHenry to emcee Junior Friends of Campagna Center's 13th annual 'Toast to Fashion' event at Belle Haven Country Club.
The Junior Friends of The Campagna Center will hold their 13th Annual Toast to Fashion Thursday from 6:30-10 p.m. at Belle Haven Country Club. The annual event features a fashion show, marketplace, raffle, and cocktail reception. For the second year, ABC-7/WJLA’s Britt McHenry will handle emcee duties. Proceeds from the event help support programs of The Campagna Center, which offers outreach programs to Alexandria families and children. “We are grateful that such an event can bring together our community partners and friends for an evening of fun while raising critical funds that help us serve Alexandria’s most deserving children and families," said Tammy Mann, president and CEO of The Campagna Center, in a news release. The event will …
Friday, October 21, 2011
The fundraiser was held Friday morning at the Belle Haven Country Club.
Del. Scott Surovell has a reelection fight to keep Virginia's 44th District in Democratic hands, and today, he enlisted help from U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D) at a fundraiser breakfast at the Belle Haven Country Club. "Route 1 hasn't been touched in 40 years. My number one focus has been to try to bring some investment to that road," he said. "And, there is not a single school in my district that doesn't have trailers." With $59,597 on-hand, Surovell faces Republican John Barsa and his $100,934 war chest. "I've knocked on 2,500 doors since August. The other side has decided they want to pin me down," he said. "My opponent recently got a $75,000 gift from the Speaker of the House (Del. Bill Howell)." Sen. Warner spoke of seemingly constant …