November 30 – December 7
Forge LLC has purchased the headquarters buildings of Falls Church-based PRS Inc (formerly Psychiatric Rehabilitative Services) at 500 and 510 W. Annandale Road in Falls Church, for $5.25 million. Bowie Lodging LLC, an entity of C M Uberman Enterprises, sold the properties at full occupancy. 500 W. Annandale totals four stories and 13,470 square feet, and 510 W. Annandale totals three stories and 13,176 square feet. Both buildings were constructed in 1980. PRS Inc. will continue to operate in the sites.
Broad Street Tavern has named Tamara Alexis (“Tammy”) Powell as its new General Manager. Powell, a long time Falls Church resident with extensive experience in Falls Church restaurant management, will oversee daily operations for the restaurant under the ownership of Dwayne “Dallas” Dallachiesa, Jr. Broad Street Tavern is located at 132 W. Broad Street in Falls Church. For more information about their menu or entertainment schedule, visit www.broadsttavern.com.
City of Falls Churchopoly game boards, featuring Falls Church businesses and organizations, are now available for purchase with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. To purchase the $20 games, contact Adrienne Raines with the City of Falls Church at [email protected] or 703-248-5230 stop by Art and Frame of Falls Church located at 111 Park Avenue.
Geeks On Call is simplifying and refocusing its national brand to emphasize the “1-800-905-GEEK” phone number. In doing so, the company plans to separate itself from its competitors and emphasize the advanced skills of the 1-800-905-GEEK technicians, all of whom are industry certified, with many holding high-end degrees and certifications, who pass a rigorous six-step screening process before being allowed to service customers. In addition to being one of the most popular on-site computer-support companies in the nation, 1 800 905 GEEK was named the #1 new franchise company in America by Entrepreneur Magazine (January 2006 issue). The services offered by 1-800-905-GEEK include computer privacy and security solutions, installations of hardware and wireless networks, troubleshooting, repairs, upgrades, and consulting. The company’s certified, trained, and tested technicians drive Chrysler PT Cruisers wrapped in the 1-800-905-GEEK logo. Founded in 1999, 1 800 905 GEEK began franchising in 2001 and today has over 300 franchises operating nationwide. For more information, visit www.1800905geek.com. All 1-800-905-GEEK franchises are independently owned and operated. For information about service in Northern Virginia, contact local franchise owner Ryle Irwin at [email protected].
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys announced that Susan K. Pollack of the Law Firm Needham Mitnick & Pollack, PLC in Falls Church attended the 2006 NAELA Advanced Elder Law Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2 – 5, 2006. NAELA is a nonprofit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families. NAELA has more than 5,000 members across the U.S., Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. For more information about NAELA visit www.naela.org. For more information about Susan Pollack or Needham Mitnick & Pollack visit www.nmpattorneys.com.
Tax Analysts, the publisher of Tax Notes magazine and other print and online tax policy publications, is helping Americans learn whether the Internal Revenue Service owes them money. Want to find out whether you are among the 95,746 taxpayers whose income tax refund checks — averaging $963 per taxpayer and totaling $92.2 million — couldn’t be delivered? Go to Tax Analysts’ Web site, www.taxanalysts.com, and click on "$92 Million of IRS Refunds." There you will find a database of names, which Tax Analysts received from the IRS. You can search for unclaimed refunds by name or you can browse the names by state. If you find your name, go to the "Where’s My Refund?" feature on the IRS Web site, www.irs.gov, to learn the status of your refund and perhaps even find out how to resolve any open issues. You can also use a telephone version of "Where’s My Refund?" by calling 1-800-829-1954. Tax Analysts is a nonprofit organization that provides the latest and most in-depth tax information worldwide. By working for the transparency of tax rules, fostering increased dialogue between taxing authorities and taxpayers, and providing forums for education and debate, Falls Church-based Tax Analysts encourages the creation of tax systems that are fairer, simpler, and more economically efficient.
Wilhelm &Associates, Ltd., a Falls Church-based CPA Firm has launched a new full-service mortgage brokerage firm, Mortgage1040.com, Inc, in order to better service its clients interested in refinancing or purchasing a new property. Mortgage1040.com, Inc. will be headed by Richard Morales, a 25-year veteran in the mortgage business, who will work with each client to insure choosing the best possible mortgage package. For more information visit WWW.MORTGAGE1040.COM.
Zpizza has joined Kendall’s Cakes and the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce in co-sponsoring Clay Café Studios 6th Annual Fundraiser for the Falls Church Winter Emergency Homeless Shelter. The event will take place Wednesday, December 6, 2006. Refreshments and the opportunity to paint an ornament, plate, bowl or mug will be available. Businesses are encouraged to invite staff as it is proven employee morale booster. Space is limited – tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Call 703-534-7600 for reservations. For more information visit www.claywire.com.