Fairfax Ace Hardware Holding Community Celebration

Fairfax Ace Hardware Holding Community Celebration

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Fairfax Ace Hardware Holding Community Celebration

Fairfax Ace Hardware is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a block party for the community. It’s set for this Saturday, June 29, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 10310-B Main St. in the Main Street Marketplace in Fairfax City. The family-friendly event will include a cookout, deejay music, facepainting and balloon animals for children, as well as merchandise deals and demos.

“We’re proud to showcase Fairfax Ace Hardware and our community partners to help commemorate Ace Hardware’s century-long journey,” said Craig Smith, CEO of The Cool Hardware Co. Inc. and Fairfax Ace Hardware. “Fairfax Ace has positively impacted this area since 2011, and we're honored to be a hub for DIY enthusiasts and neighbors alike. We can’t wait to honor Ace’s 100 years of service, innovation and community spirit.”  AceHardware.com.

Help Stock Britepaths’ Food Pantry

Fairfax-based nonprofit Britepaths needs donations of household supplies and personal-hygiene items for its low-income clients experiencing financial crises. Especially needed are household cleaners, large bottles of laundry detergent, dish soap, sponges, hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner for textured hair. Also helpful would be donations of toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, mouthwash, sanitary pads, tampons, deodorant, razors, diapers and Pull-Ups (all sizes).

Britepaths is at 3959 Pender Drive, No. 200, in Fairfax, and accepts donations on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. To arrange to make a drop-off, please contact Britepaths in advance at 703-273-8829 or info@britepaths.org. For more information about how to support Britepaths’ pantry, go to britepaths.org/pantry.