Falls Church Business News and Notes for the week of May 1 – 7, 2008.
The Falls Church City Economic Development Authority hosted a panel discussion with area planning and development experts which addressed the City Charter Change Referendum that will appear on City ballots next week. The session, which was open to business leaders and the general public, addressed market conditions, development trends and the like. Information on that discussion is available on the City’s website at www.fallschurchva.gov/Content/Agendas/DevelopmentForum042308.pdf. It can also be seen on FC Cable access on Monday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday April 29 at 9 p.m., Friday, May 2 at noon, and Sunday May 4 at 10 a.m.
Organic Doggie Kitchen’s “Doggie Happy Hour” will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. on Friday, May 2 in conjunction with FIRSTfriday of Falls Church. This event was postponed from its original April 4 date due to weather. It will take place in the parking lot of Art and Frame of Falls Church located at
Curves of Falls Church is hosting a grand reopening on Sunday, May 11, 2008 at
Elevation Burger, an organic burger concept owned and operated in Falls Church by Hans and April Hess, has signed three multiunit franchising deals, bringing 12 new units to New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. These three deals are in addition to the five corporate stores that Elevation Burger plans to open in the D.C. area by 2010. Franchisee Back Deck LLC expects to open five new units throughout
David and Leslie Hutchinson, operators of the Robeksâ Fruit Smoothies & Healthy Eats in
K3 Solutions LLC has been accepted by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a Federally funded research and development center operated by Carnegie Mellon University, as a Partner authorized to provide CMMI appraisal and training services. K3 Solutions is officially licensed by the SEI to deliver the Introduction to CMMI v 1.2 training course and offer SCAMPI appraisal services. These will be offered alongside K3 Solutions’ suite of process management capabilities focusing on process improvement consulting services to our Federal and commercial clients. K3 Solutions is a small woman-owned full service management and information technology consulting firm providing a wide array of services including proposal management, process management, project management and software engineering and support services to Federal and commercial clients. For more information about K3 Solutions, visit www.k3-solutions.com.
Sweetwater Tavern recently claimed a silver medal in the Brewers Association (BA) World Beer Cup® 2008, a global beer competition that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding beers being produced in the world today. Gold, silver and bronze medals in the competition’s 91 beer-style categories were awarded April 19, 2008 during the World Beer Cup Gala Awards Ceremony and Dinner in
Sponsors are being sought by the Falls Church Lions Club and The Unity Club for their annual fundraising golf tournaments. The Lions Club event will take place Monday May 12 at Algonkian Regional Park Golf Course. The Unity club event will take place Monday, June 16, 2008 at Forest Greens Golf Club. For more information about these popular golf tournaments, visit www.fallschurchlions.org and/or www.unityclub.com.