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Northern Virginia Blog Roundup: Greenspring Neighbors Medal at National Senior Games

Each week, Patch brings you new and noteworthy blog posts from Northern Virginia Patch sites.

Charlie Edwards, 94, competed at the National Senior Games in Cleveland. Photo courtesy Greenspring Retirement Community.
Charlie Edwards, 94, competed at the National Senior Games in Cleveland. Photo courtesy Greenspring Retirement Community.
by Jessie Biele 

Neighbors Earn Medals in Archery

Neighbors Jack Cason and Charlie Edwards competed — and medaled — in archery at the National Senior Games in Cleveland last week.Cason, 80, and Edwards, 94, live at Greenspring retirement community in Springfield. 

Local Chamber Recognizes Veteran-Owned Businesses

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is saluting veteran-owned businesses in the Springfield and Kingstowne area. But the Chamber needs the community's help to give these businesses the recognition they deserve. Learn how you can help on the Greater Springfield Chamber blog on Patch. 

Start blogging today! Visit your Patch homepage and click Start a Blog to begin. Email Community Editor Jessie Biele for more info. 

Mutts Matter: Sweet Athena

Meet Athena. She is an affectionate boxer girl with a handsome brindle coat and goofy smile that can brighten anybody’s day.She is looking for a forever home through Mutts Matter Rescue.

Must-Have Summer Accessories

Fedoras, stacking rings, and sunglasses are hot summer accessories for D.C. area fashionistas. Blogger Shauntel Hall writes about these hot trends and more. 

Become a Safer Swimmer 

Do you know how to stay safe at the pool or the beach? Blogger Joie Hicks offers resources for swimming lessons and safety tips on Burke Patch. 

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