The Road Runner Club of America, the oldest and largest distance running organization in theFor more information on this designation or the Step Sisters, visit www.rrca.org/programs/runner-friendly-community or www.stepsisters.org
, recently selected Brambleton as a
2012 Runner Friendly Community. With the
designation as a Road Runners Club of America Runner Friendly Community,
Brambleton hopes to continue to inspire residents and encourage our youth to
live a fit and healthy lifestyle. Loudoun
Times article: http://ht.ly/ccALl United
Several county pools participated in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson to raise awareness about a leading cause of accident deaths in children 1-5. The official worldwide number of participants is not yet known, but 50 Ashburn swimmers at the Brambleton Sport & Health Club participated in a coordinated attempt to break a Guinness World Record for The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, or WLSL.More than 500 aquatic facilities representing 25 different countries on five continents and 46 states in the
First Brambleton Kids Triathlon to support local youth organizationSwim, Bike and Run to the finish! The Brambleton Community Association is excited to kick off its first Kids Triathlon, scheduled for Saturday, September 1, 2012. The event is open to the public and will be held at the Community Center Pool located at
“It’s a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your photos with friends and family.
Snap a picture, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post to Instagram. Share to Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr too – it's as easy as pie. It's photo sharing, reinvented.” To find out more information about this app, please go to http://instagr.am/.Follow Brambleton’s latest updates by simply searching “Brambleton View”. You can also view Brambleton’s Instagram Profile online, go to: http://www.pinstagram.co/#/brambletonview.
Things to Do in
this Summer Loudoun
This summer has already proven to be record-breaking in the temperature department, and now we’re on the search for fun things to do to survive this heatwave. From outdoor concerts to wine tastings and even doggie events,
is where the fun begins this
summer! Summer Fun Ideas in Loudoun: http://ht.ly/c9hNb Loudoun County
Brambleton’s Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts Kick Off Summer
Our Summer Concert Series kicked off with a "Magical Summer" theme, starting with a performance for the kids by The Great Zucchini at 6:30 p.m. in the
& then the band
HyJinx performed high energy party rock songs.
Summer has now officially arrived! Flickr photos: http://ht.ly/bMvwS Town Center
Brambleton’s Pre-July 4th Red, White & BRAM celebration held on Saturday, June 30th began with families enjoying field day games, a volleyball and dodgeball tournament followed by great entertainment from Pat Somers’ Rock Shop, Mason Vixon, All Natural and a fantastic fireworks display. Flickr Photos: http://ht.ly/c9d4r / Youtube Video: http://ht.ly/cch8P
Sounds of live music and smells of funnel cake filled the air Saturday evening during the Seventh Annual YouthFest 2012 at the
. Hundreds of teens and families gathered for
the event from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.—with a huge pool of people gazing at the
professional-looking stage, where local bands and soloists performed. Brambleton Town Center
Leesburg Today article: http://ht.ly/bMv58
Leesburg Today article: http://ht.ly/bMv58
Flickr Photos: http://ht.ly/bMufc
Youtube Video: http://ht.ly/bMvboYoutube Time-lapse Video: http://ht.ly/bN1PZ
Ø Lights, Camera, Action! Filming for a
commercial took place the first week of July. new Town Center
Ø Nick’s Corner Grill re-opens July 12th with a brand new look and Mediterranean Menu, be sure to check them out.
Ø Eclips is celebrating their 2nd year anniversary and would like to say "Thank You". Stop by Eclips on Saturday, July 14th, to enjoy special treats and free giveaways! During the month of July, guests will be able to spin "THE WHEEL OF FUN" for free products, discounts on retail items and percentages off your next service! July is also Guest Appreciation Month, which means any guest who tries a NEW service will receive 25% off!
Ø Animal Medical Centers of Loudoun now offers holistic services 6 days a week – Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Herbal Therapies, Homeopathy, Flower essences and more. Please welcome Dr. Jessica Tartof to their Brambleton Office - http://ht.ly/ccgIu
Happy Anniversary to
Tenants: Brambleton Town Center
July 4th –
Creamery, opened in 2006
July 5th – Asian Spice Café, opened in 2008
July 16th – Animal Medical Centers of Loudoun, opened in 2007
July 17th – B&T Cleaners, opened in 2006
July 22nd – Eclips Day Salon & Spa, opened in 2010
July 22nd – Go Bananas Toys, opened in 2006www.brambleton.com/towncenter
Ø Pulte’s Trent Grove Grand Villa models are now under construction – for more information on these new homes, please contact Kelly or Mike at 703.327.7583 (
23537 Belmont Ridge Road).
Ø Van Metre Homes is pleased to announce the debut of their all new luxury single family homes - The Estates at Overlook Ridge. This enclave is comprised of only 19 large, wooded approximately 1/2 acre homesites. For more information, please contact Jerry Catron at 703-764-5478 (
Ø Van Metre Homes is having a summer celebration in their models with a red hot and Blue BBQ on July 15th - enter to win a free grill at each model during the month of July.
New Home Information Packet – http://ht.ly/ccg85
Model Home Map: http://ht.ly/ccB1L
Brambleton’s Sizzlin’ Summer & Upcoming Events
Sundays May through October – Farmer’s Market
July 14 – Eclips Anniversary Event
July 15 – Van Metre’s Summer Celebration
July 19 – Sizzlin’ Summer Concert (Blues/Funk)
August 2 – Sizzlin’ Summer Concert (Acoustic Rock)
August 16 – Sizzlin’ Summer Concert (80s Tribute)
September 1 – Kids Triathlon2012 Calendar: http://ht.ly/9zV8w or www.brambleton.com
Brambleton Man Launches Photography Business
Self-taught photographer Kamran Grasselli is slowly growing his hobby into a part-time profession. The Brambleton resident—who works full time as s senior technical writer for Advanced Biometric Controls, LLC, a computer software and application company located in Reston—recently traveled to Prague, Czech Republic, to visit his wife Irena Grasselli’s family with her and their two children. Leesburg Today article: http://ht.ly/cczGP
Brambleton Community Association’s July Newsletter
This is the latest monthly community news from the Brambleton Community Association– this month’s edition includes Brambleton’s Community Update Meetings, Runner Friendly Designation, Think Green, Bettas Give Back Campaign, Restaurant Review & more! Click here to view the July Newsletter: http://ht.ly/c8KOs (iPad friendly). You can also follow their latest news on Facebook at www.facebook.com/brambletoncommunityassociation
Brambleton’s Park & Ride Schedule Now Posted
Brambleton’s Park & Ride will begin service to Rosslyn and
effective Monday, July 23rd. Washington DC
Brambleton’s Park & Ride Schedule: http://ht.ly/c9eDuAll Park & Ride Lots: http://ht.ly/cchUu
“This is a huge investment in Loudoun’s future,” said Tony Howard, president of the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce, which represents 1,200 businesses. “It’s important not just for our economy in the next quarter or the next year, but for a payoff that will be generational. . . . The chamber is absolutely elated.”
The Silver Line’s first leg, expected to be running by August 2013, will pass through Tysons Corner to
Wiehle Avenue in Reston.
When the entire line — which is being built by the Metropolitan Washington
Airports Authority — is completed, it will span 23 miles of rail
between East Falls Church and Ashburn.