The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) is now recruiting 200 additional volunteers to help career fire employes serving the city of Alexandria.
Firefighters, dispatchers, code enforcers, public education instructors, photographers, video technicians, graphic artists, mechanics, drivers, clerks and data processors are sought for volunteer work. AVFD applicants must be at least 18 years old, in good health and physical condition and have a current Virginia driver's license. All candidates must undergo the city background investigation, medical examination and attend certified training classes for volunteers.
For AVFD application forms, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department, Administrative Office, 5401-A Sheffield Court, Alexandria, Va. 22311.
*Musicians and artists who would like to participate in the annual Falls Church Concert in the Park and Art in the Park programs should call Davis Miers or Ray Pfohl at 241-5027. The programs are held throughout the summer in the historic Cherry Hill Barn or on the lawn in front of the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St.
*The libraries of Northern Virginia Community College will have a fine free week from April 7 to 12, to be held in conjunction with National Library Week.
Fine Free Week was begun to encourage patrons to bring back long overdue books. No questions will be asked and no fines charged. Returns can be made to any of the five campuses of NVCC. Overdue books returned before April 7 will not be fine-free.
Look for displays of outstanding achievers in sports, entertainment, business and politics who use their local libraries year-round during National Library Week.
*The Alexandria Crew Boosters Club will hold an open house on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Alexandria Schools' Rowing Facility, located at the foot of Cameron Street behind the Torpedo Factory. The open house will benefit the T.C. Williams High School Crew Program and will be the last at Cameron Street before relocation to the new boathouse to be completed this summer at the foot of Madison Street.
Rowers from T.C. Williams, Hammond Junior High and George Washington Junior High will demonstrate equipment and rowing in shells on the Potomac, weather permitting. Former T.C. Williams oarswoman and national crew team member Charlotte Hollings will be honored at the open house.
And the Boosters extend a special invitation to all crew parents. There will be information for new crew parents and news about the upcoming season for veterans. Refreshments will be served, crew clothing will be sold and a Crew Boosters Raffle drawing will be held at 3 p.m. For further information, call Eileen Kennedy-Warren at 370-6840. -- Dianne Saenz