Manassas Journal Messenger | Winners and losers


… The Manassas Museum Associates which has produced a new calendar, filled with old photographs of Manassas such as Rohr’s 5 cent-$1 Store, Cornwell’s Garage, Center Street around 1912-16 and the cover shows the Dairy Maids at the 1935 Piedmont Dairy Festival on the grounds of Annaburg. Proceeds will be used to support the Manassas Museum System. The cost is $10 and it can be purchased at the Museum or the Flower Gallery.

… American Type Culture Collection of Manassas which was named number seven among the largest bioscience employers in the greater Washington, D.C., area by the Washington Business Journal.

… The Center for the Arts in Manassas which is providing some holiday family fun by having several “holiday workshops” for children and parents. A “Gingerbread House Workshop” will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9 where those attending can use all kinds of exciting candies to create a gingerbread extravaganza. Workshops in art and drama will be offered Dec. 28, 29 and 30. To register, call (703) 330-2787. The center is also hosting its third Ballroom Dance from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

… Prince William County for achieving a AAA credit rating from Fitch Ratings, the highest rating that the firm assigns.

… Radio personality Mike O’Meara who will be appearing as the special guest in the 58th annual Greater Manassas Christmas Parade on Saturday. He is the co-host of the nationally syndicated “The Don and Mike Show” heard locally on 106.7 WJFK-FM.

…The George Mason University Theatre Department which will present “One by One” at 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Kellar Theater at the Center for the Arts. Serving as playwright, director and actor, each artist will showcase an original short play.


… Dog owners who allow their animals to roam free off their property, threatening people who walk or jog nearby.

… Drivers who park their vehicles so that they take up two spaces rather than one — particularly this time of the year when parking spaces can be scarce as a multitude of holiday shoppers come to the shopping centers.

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