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Sterling Marks 9-11

September 3, 2009

Rice and Kabob, Sahara Lebanese Restaurant and Safety Footwear and Apparel are setting aside 15 per cent of every purchase this weekend all day and night so they can give a nice check to Sterling Fire and Sterling Rescue, respectively.

Its part of SUGARLAND CROSSING SHOPPING CENTER AND CLOCKTOWER ON 7 SHOPPING CENTER GIVES BACK TO STERLING FIRE AND RESCUE LABOR DAY WEEKEND September 4-6, 2009 When you shop and dine at Sugarland Crossing's or Clocktower Shopping Center
Safety Footwear and Apparel Sahara's Lebanese Restaurant Rice and Kabob Restaurant 15% of sales profits will go to help Sterling Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Look for the Patriotic Red White and Blue Bows on shop doors that say "We Remember" for participating stores.

These stores are over on Route 7 where the Burlington Coat Factory and Shoppers Food Wharehouse are in Sterling.

Sterling Remembers 9/11 and gives back to Sterling Fire and Rescue

Sterling Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio released this statement. "500 people will attend the upcoming "Sterling 9-11 We Remember" event on Friday evening 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. September 11, 2009 in the Sugarland Crossing Shopping Center and its next door neighbor, the Clocktower on Seven Shopping Center (950 Community Plaza Sterling, Va. 20164)."

"This free public event is fast becoming a must attend event with lots of music, VIPs, young people, families and helps an important cause that the community supports," said Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling).

"I am excited that this program is getting a lot of support this year. Thank you everybody," said Lainyi Kniffin Unit Marketing Director at Chick Fil A who has been organizing this event from the beginning and has hosted organizing meetings at her restaurant for six months.

What: Event Honoring First Responders on 9-11 and Everyday

Who: Chick-Fil-A, Store Owners, Shopping Center Managers, Bands, VIPs, Citizens

Where: Parking Lot of Chick-Fil-A in front of Burlington Coat Factory
Route 7, just 1/4 mile inside the Loudoun-Fairfax county line.
Sugarland Crossing Shopping Center Sterling, Va.

When: Friday September 11 2009, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Why: To recognize and present donations to volunteer fire and rescue units


BACKGROUND on Sterling Remembers 9-11

For the third year in a row, Chick-Fil-A in conjunction with Sugarland CrossingShopping Center, Property Management Companies Tetra of Reston and Combined Properties of Washington, D.C. and local organizations are gearing up for a patriotic remembrance of our local Sterling Fire and Rescue Staff in the 9/11 rescue efforts at the Pentagon.

Rescue and Fire volunteers will be recognized for their assistance on September 11, 2001 and every day since then.

Funds are being raised by Chick Fil A, Sugarland Crossing Shopping Center management company Combined Properties, a dozen store owners, and the Clocktower on Seven management company Tetra Management for Rescue and Fire volunteer efforts in Sterling and Loudoun County.

The ceremony will include the National Anthem sung by Sterling Rescue Volunteer Jeff Welsch, who regularly sings at the Sterling Fire and Rescue graduations. Also present will be the drum lines of Dominion and Park View High Schools, local Boy Scout Troops, Recognition of Donors through a slideshow display of Sugarland Crossing businesses as well as presentation of donors by Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio, and The Northern Virginia Capitol Region Army Cadets with a silent drill.

Details in First Paragraph

Preceding the 9/11 We Remember event, several restaurants and businesses in Sugarland Crossing have agreed to set aside Labor Day weekend to give 15% of their sales profits to the Sterling Fire and Rescue for continued service year round.

Lainyi Kniffin Unit Marketing Director at Chick Fil A has been the unifying force from the beginning. Ms. Kniffin works year round at Chick Fil A providing fun family activities on a monthly basis ranging from Bingo games, Community Days, live children's music and face painting.


Park View HS Band's annual 'Tag Day' in Sterling is Saturday, September 12. Park View High School band members will be visiting homes in our Sterling neighborhood to collect donations for our band programs. This yearly fundraiser supports our PVHS band as it performs at home and competes across the region. 100% of your donation goes to directly to the Band. Not home on the 12th? You may also mail donations to: PVHS Band, 400 West Laurel Ave., Sterling, VA 20164. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!


I will be at most of the upcoming Back To School nights, so please say hell'o and prepare any errands or questions you need for me to answer. Thank you.

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