Sunday, September 16, 2012
A gallery of photos taken around Annandale this week.
Now that summer is over, story time at George Mason Regional Library is in full swing again. Tuesday's stories concentrated on phonological awareness for young children. Anne Holton, wife of U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine, toured two buildings on the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and learned about renovations planned for the college's main administration building. The Virginia Interfaith Center hosted a screening of "Blank Street," a documentary about poverty in Virginia. A discussion about Northern Virginia poverty followed the presentation, which was held at the Little River United Church of Christ.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The former first lady of Virginia, wife of former Virginia Governor and current candidate for the U.S. Senate Tim Kaine, will tour the campus and discuss Kaine's plans for STEM curriculum.
Former First Lady of Virginia Anne Holton, wife of former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, will meet with students and faculty at the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College on Wednesday. The visit is part of Holton’s tour of community colleges and universities across Virginia, according to a press release about the event. During her visit, Holton will tour the campus and speak about Kaine’s “strategies to improve Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) curriculum, career and technical education, and workforce training,” the release states. Kaine is currently running against former Virginia Gov. George Allen for the open Virginia U.S. Senate. Holton will speak in the Godwin Building on campus at 2 p.m. Previously, Holton …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Both a daughter and wife of Virginia governors, Holton embarked on a listening tour of Northern Virginia on Saturday in support of her husband's candidacy for the U.S Senate.
Former Virginia first lady Anne Holton is going full speed ahead campaigning for husband Tim Kaine, the former governor who hopes to get elected to the U.S. Senate come November. Most polls show a race between Democrat Kaine and probable GOP candidate George Allen as "neck and neck" as Holton herself put it Saturday. Married more than 25 years, Holton and Kaine first met when both were students at Harvard Law School. Today Anne is a wife, mother and lawyer, and a campaigner, a role she said she will increase as the election nears. She traveled to Northern Virginia Saturday from her family's home in Richmond, making stops in Leesburg, Vienna and Reston. In Vienna, Holton criss-crossed the town on a blustery spring day, visiting owners and …