It’s Wednesday, Aug. 21. Here are five things you need to know. Tell us what we need to know on the Patch message board!
1. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. Get on the right path tonight with the Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter at 6:30 p.m. at the Emeritus of Lake Ridge, 3940 Prince William Pkwy, Woodbridge.
2. You Said It: “Its about time! Good on ya!” — A reader responding to news that Virginia is getting a new Apple store. The Woodbridge location is expected to open in the coming weeks after months of hush-hush construction.
3. ICYMI: Have you been to Ginger Beef Carryout in Lorton? The restaurant inspections are in and they just got a perfect review - no violations.
4. Number of the Day: 19. That’s the number of Fairfax County firefighters to be hired through a $3.1 million grant. What do you think of our fire resources? Tell us in the comments section below!5. Today…in History: On Aug. 21, 1897, Ranson E. Olds founded Oldsmobile. The brand ended production in 2004, but a site still lives online to provide owners with resources and direct new car buyers to other GM brands.
Have a great day!