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Community Center Holiday Closures

The Herndon Community Center will be closed August 28, 29 and September 4 through 6 for the Labor Day holiday. The center will be open on August 30 through September 3, but there will be limited operating hours on these days to only accept registrations for Fall programs or classes, admission sales and passes. The hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

During the center closures there will be no programs or classes and the facilities will be closed for public use. If you would like more information, you can call the center at 703-787-7300.



Next Steps in Herndon’s Downtown Master Plan

Herndon is in the midst of a major Downtown Master Planning effort. The Town Council has appointed a Steering Committee and a consultant team through a competitive process. Tonight the Planning Commission plans to hold a public hearing on the Downtown Master Plan at 7:00 p.m. in the Ingram Council Chambers at 765 Lynn Street in Herndon, VA. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

This past June, the Town Council remanded the Downtown Master Plan Comprehensive Plan Amendment to the Planning Commission for more consideration. Tonight the public hearing will go over several key points and move towards final revisions. The complete Downtown Master Plan will ultimately determine the future of downtown Herndon.

Local Car Company Sets All-Time Sales Record

Volkswagen of America, Inc. is headquartered right in our hometown of Herndon, VA. They reported today, a July 2010 sales of 23,880 units (that’s a 16% increase from last year!). It also marked the 13th consecutive month of sales growth for the company.

July was the best sales month for Volkswagen since December 2005. Volkswagen sells a variety of vehicles from the Eos, Golf, New Beetle convertible, New Beetle, Passat, Jetta, GTI, Jetta SportWagen, Passat Wagan, CC, Tiguan, Touareg, and the Routan. The Volkswagen CC, Jetta, Golf, Routan, and Tiguan all showed outstanding records for the past month and it looks like the company’s growth strategy is making solid strides.