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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2009

City of Alexandria Announces Schedule of Services for George Washington’s Birthday (Presidents Day)

All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday, February 16 in observance of George Washington’s Birthday (also known as Presidents Day). Additionally:

Alexandria City Public Schools: The Alexandria City Public Schools will be closed.

Recreation Centers: Alexandria recreation centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., except Chinquapin Recreation Center, which will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Libraries: All Alexandria Library branches will be closed.

Transit: Alexandria Transit Company’s DASH bus service will operate on a Saturday schedule.

Refuse Collection: Residential trash and recycling will not be collected. All collections will be delayed one day.

Parking: The Alexandria Police Department will suspend enforcement of parking restrictions at metered spaces, as well as time restrictions in residential permit parking districts and other areas with signed parking time limits.

State Offices: The General District Court, the Circuit Court, and the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court will all be closed. In addition, the DMV Office at 2681 Mill Rd. will be closed.

Health Facilities: The Alexandria Health Department (4480 King St.), the Flora Krause Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.) and the Adolescent Health Center (3701 W. Braddock Rd.) will all be closed.

Hotlines: All emergency hotlines operated by the Alexandria Office on Women operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including the domestic violence hotline, 703.838.4911, and the sexual assault hotline, 703.683.7273.