People Notes

People Notes

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Julie Malinowski of Ashburn was the one-millionth visitor to the National Air & Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center in Dulles since its December opening on June 8, receiving numerous goods and services from local businesses. She is shown at right accompanied by (from left) Joe Anderson, associate director for the Air & Space Udvar-Hazy Center; her daughter; her parents Nicolai and Valentina Vaseliv of Rochester, N.Y.; and Scott Gessay, president of the Herndon-Dulles Chamber of Commerce.

>Sheriff Steve Simpson awarded Eric Steenstra, 41, of Loudoun, a certificate of appreciation Monday, June 7, for saving the lives of two sisters who fell through the ice of a neighborhood pond this past winter. On Feb. 19, Steenstra jumped into the water after the two girls, ages 6 and 8, pulling them both to safety, allowing for their full recovery.