This Week

November 16 – 22, 2006

Clay Café Studios is hosting its 6th Annual Family Fundraiser to benefit the Falls Church Winter Emergency Homeless Shelter from 7:00 – 9:00 pm on Wednesday, December 6, 2006. The event is co-sponsored by Kendall’s Cakes and the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are available at Clay Café (101 N. Maple) for $25 per person in advance or $30 at the door. Refreshments, door prizes and the opportunity to paint an ornament, plate, bowl or mug just in time for the holidays are all part of this fun-filled event. All profits will be donated to the directly to the Falls Church Winter Emergency Shelter. For more info, call (703) 534-7600.


As part of Falls Church Arts’ Gallery Without Walls program, six City businesses and organizations are exhibiting artwork created by local artists. First Horizon Bank (133 S. Washington Street) is showing wildlife and nature photographs by Bob Morrison while Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust (225 W. Broad Street) displays images of outdoor locales by Bob Witt. The Falls Church Housing Corporation (330B South Virginia Avenue) is exhibiting paintings by Barbara Perris, F.A. McGonegal Kitchen (212 N. West Street) is displaying ceramics and pottery by Phil and Marianne Kokkoros, Capital Area Pediatrics (Suite 100 at 407 N. Washington Street) is showing artwork created by Falls Church students and Koons Ford (1051 East Broad Street) has photography on display by Russell Anderson. See for more information about art events in and around Falls Church.


Acting Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields will be the featured speaker at the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s November Networking Luncheon. Shields will share news of some of the exciting new development projects in the City of Falls Church and his vision for our community. The luncheon will take place from 11:30 to 1:15, Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at the Italian Café (7161 Lee Highway). Tickets reserved in advance for members are $25 and $30 for nonmembers. An additional $5 charge will be added to the cost if reservations are not made by close of business Monday, November 20, 2006. Call 703-532-1050 or email to RSVP.

Right at Home of Falls Church franchise owners Mark Turner and Colleen Turner received the “Top Sales” award at the recent Right at the fourth annual Home franchise convention held in Omaha, Nebraska. Right at Home is a national franchise organization offering in-home supportive care and personal assistance to seniors and disabled adults who want to continue to live independently. The award recognizes the top 10 revenue producers throught the 90 offices operating in the United States. For more information about Right at Home email , call 703-538-4584, or visit

Solano Spine and Sport Chiropractic is hosting its 4th Annual Turkey Day on Monday November 20, 2006. Every patient seen in the office on this day will receive a free Turkey for the holiday. Solano Spine and Sport Chiropractic is located at 313 Park Avenue in Falls Church. For more information visit

The 7th annual "Top Small Businesses in America" awards program will determine the Top 100 Small Businesses in the State, Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in the State, Top 100 Women Owned Businesses in the State, Top 100 Disabled Owned Businesses in the United States, Top 100 Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses in the United States, Top 500 Small Businesses in the United States, Top 500 Diversity Owned Businesses in the United States, and the Top 500 Women Owned Businesses in the United States. The awards are based on annual sales volume. To participate, businesses must register their business profile by November 17, 2006. All Small, Women, Disabled, and Diversity owned businesses are encouraged to register. The "List" are published in more then 500 newspapers/magazines and receives more then 3,000,000 website views. To participate, businesses must register their business profile by November 17, 2006 at DiversityBusiness Business Awards Registration