Category Archives: Blog

Energy Drinks and the Effects on Athletes

Hi all, Tony here with some interesting information that may surprise you. This week I am going to share with you the effects of energy drinks on athletes and the do’s and dont’s for those who drink them regularly. Rockstar, Guru, Redbull, Monstar and Full Throttle….these are just some of the names of the most […]

It’s Summer…Now What?

The pools are open, the weather is hot, the scent of sunscreen is in the air, it can only mean one thing, Summer is officially here! With school letting out in about a week, what is your child(ren) going to do for the Next. Three. Months.? That’s the million dollar question, parents across the County […]

Ron Knows MORE about Mosquitoes

Get ready to itch with MORE facts about mosquitoes. Here are some cool facts about mosquitoes that you can share with your friends that I bet they didn’t even know! There are more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes, but the members of three bear primary responsibility for the spread of human diseases—Anopheles, Culex, Aedes Only […]

The Grass is Always Greener…

            The grass is always greener.   This is an interesting phrase.  Through the course of my life, honestly, I may have heard this statement hundreds if not thousands of times.  It’s engrained to the point of almost ‘call and response’.  We all know the answer, right?  “It’s on the other side”, of course!  Erma Bombeck […]

DC Knows….. Mosquitos – OUCH!

So I’m in the woods after a heavy rain and it’s really humid. Ouch! That hurts. What are all those bugs on my arm? I vaguely remember this morning listening to some kids telling jokes. First kid says, “Why did the mosquito go to the Dentist?” The second kid replies,  “To improve his bite!”  First kid, “Well then […]

Programs just for Teens

The Office for Teens at Manassas Park Community Center is offering camps all summer from June thru August.  This great summer experience is available now.  Check out our schedule and sign up!!  Hurry!  Space is limited     Camp Costello (8 am-4 pm) 6/20-6/24 M-F   7/18-7/22 M-F   8/8-8/12 M-F $105 M; $115 R; $125 NR […]

Ron Knows more about…. TREES!

Hi everyone, DC had some great information about trees, but I happen to have MORE information about trees that I bet you didn’t know! 1. Trees receive an estimated 90% of their nutrition from the atmosphere and only 10% from the soil. 2. Trees grow from the top, not from the bottom as is commonly believed. […]

What’s in a name?

Hi everyone! I was doing some reading on marketing and the importance of branding and came across interesting information on Genericide.  This is the term used when a product name becomes a generic name for the item.You may not know it, but you do it every day! The “trademarks” in the list below are still […]