Next Meeting. Our next meeting will be a meet-and-greet event with District B School Board candidates, on Tuesday, October 9 at the Commonwealth Baptist Church (700 Commonwealth Avenue), starting at 7:30pm. (Please note the changed date – some of our early publicity on Facebook was for a different date.)

Council Meet-and-Greet. Thanks to all who joined us on September 20 for our meet-and-greet with the Council and mayoral candidates.  All of the candidates were in attendance and provided a brief overview of their priorities, as well as interacted directly with Rosemont residents. Also, our sheriff and police liaisons provide updated; an issue throughout the city continues to be thefts from unlocked cars.

Metro Disruptions. The long-planned construction at the King Street Metro to rebuild and redesign the parking lot now is scheduled to begin in October, although staging is already in place. For information, please visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/tes/info/default.aspx?id=85338.  Additionally, there will be no service between Braddock Road and Pentagon City between Friday, November 2 and Monday November 5, and there will be no Yellow Line service across the Potomac between Monday, November 26 and Sunday, December 9. For information, please visit https://www.wmata.com/service/track-work.cfm.

Fall Is Coming. Registration for the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot through Rosemont and Del Ray is now open.  For information, please visit https://www.alexandriaturkeytrot.com/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=21. Art on the Avenue in Del Ray will be held on October 6.  For information, please visit http://artontheavenue.org.

Keeping Informed. We try to provide regular updates on local news, Rosemont history, and general happenings in Alexandria via our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/RosemontCitizensAssociation/), cross-posted to Twitter (https://twitter.com/RosemontCitizen) and our web page (http://rosemontcitizensassoc.org/facebook/). Please consider following one or another (as well as the independent Rosemont email list, https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/rosemontva/info, and the community forums at https://nextdoor.com).

Membership. Please renew!  (See http://rosemontcitizensassoc.org/join/.)

Jol Silversmith

President, RCA

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