Loudoun news briefs

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6 Loudoun sheriff’s recruits graduate from academy

Six Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office correctional recruits graduated Thursday from the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

The graduates are Scott A. Atchison, Stanley H. Kyek II, Gustavo T. Telleria, Efram R. Torres, Dustin E. Woomer and William H. Harris.

The new correctional deputies will begin a four-week in-house training program at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

The Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy trains basic and veteran law enforcement officers, correctional officers and communications officers for more than 60 Virginia agencies.

22nd annual flower festival
in Leesburg next weekend

Leesburg will host its 22nd annual Flower and Garden Festival next weekend, with more than 150 vendors showcasing landscape designs, gardening supplies, outdoor living items, plants and flowers.

The event, which will include children’s entertainment, music and food, will be from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Sunday in downtown Leesburg.

For information, call the Ida Lee Park Recreation Center at 703-777-1368 or go to www.
flowerandgarden.org
.

Middleburg Academy club seeks electronics to recycle

Middleburg Academy’s Green Club will have its annual electronics recycling drive from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Items collected will be donated to Computer Recycling of Virginia, a nonprofit organization that refurbishes electronic equipment and gives it to Virginia schools and community groups.

Items that will be accepted for recycling are listed at www.
recycle4va.com/whyrecycle.php
. There is a $15 hazardous disposal fee for each television and monitor, payable by cash or check to Middleburg Academy.

For information go to www.
middleburgacademy.org
or call 540-687-5582.