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Business News & Notes


Falls Church-based CSC has named Bryan Brady vice president of Investor Relations, reporting to Mike Mancuso, chief financial officer.

Bill Lackey, director of Investor Relations, will retire after a transition period. Brady has held several executive positions with the company, including corporate controller and vice president of Finance for CSC’s European operations. CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business – Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American Public Sector. For more information, visit csc.com.

Andrea D. Alder has joined the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce to provide accounting, administrative and other support services on a part-time basis for the organization. Alder has significant office management and business building experience through her previous work with Shogun Gallery, Osborne Company, Inc., and her own business, Charlesanna Designs, a boutique custom stationary company. Alder replaces Deborah Thompson who has relocated to Sarasota, Florida after serving as the Chamber’s Executive Assistant for the past five years. Alder will work for the Chamber, located at 417 W. Broad St., Suite 205, during its normal business hours Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. For more information, call 703-532-1050 or email info@fallschurchchamber.org.

Mai Yamada from Clare & Don’s Beach Shack has been nominated for On Tap Magazine‘s annual D.C. Hottest Bartender Competition. The renowned guide to music, entertainment, nightlife and culture in the D.C. area will highlight the winners – one male and one female – on the cover of its April edition. To vote or for more information visit ontaponline.com. The deadline is March 18. For more information on Clare & Don’s visit clareanddons.com or drop by 130 N. Washington St. in Falls Church.

The long-standing locally-owned business, Welsh Printing, has announced its contribution to, in its words, “sticking together during tough times and taking care of our neighbors” by offering 100 business cards, 25 copies of resumes, 25 blank sheets of matching stationary and envelopes free for anyone who is unemployed. “There is no catch,” said Becky Welsh, “We just want to help.” Resumes and business cards can be e-mailed to welshprinting@yahoo.com, or brought to the shop at 439 S. Washington St.

National Heritage Foundation, a large donor advised charitable organization based in Falls Church, transferred $1 million to an affiliate organization just days before filing for Chamber 11 bankruptcy protection according to a March 2 article in Forbes. The funds were reportedly transferred to Congressional District Programs, which shares space with NHF at 6201 Leesburg Pike, Suite 405 in Falls Church. The nonprofit filed for bankruptcy following a $6 million court loss to Texas donors claiming the organization had misled them. Visit forbes.com for a copy of the article by William Barrett.


Argia’s is participating in Food and Friends Dining Out for Life 2009 (foodandfriends.org) on Thurs, March 5 when Argia’s will donate 35 percent of your dinner bill to help people with HIV/AIDS, Cancer and other terminal illnesses. Regular and special menu items will be available including Fried Risotto Balls, Linguine with Lobster & Scallops, Grilled Veal Loin Chop, and Grilled Whole Fish. Argia’s is at 124 N. Washington St. in Falls Church. Falls Church’s zPizza and Bubba’s Bar-B-Q are also participating. Freddie’s Beach Bar & Restaurant in Crystal City, Posto and Ristorante Tosca are donating 100 percent of their dinner bills to the cause.

Finding Resolution will present Customer Loyalty at a Glance: The Future to Every Successful Organization from noon –1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce at 2009 N. 14th St.. The presentation will include a briefing and discussion on the importance of customer loyalty and how to build it. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Lunch will be served. RSVP to arosser@findingresolution.net.

The Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program is seeking nominations for its eighth annual Business Recycling Awards. Any waste reduction, recycling, and/or reuse effort carried out by a Fairfax County business or nonprofit is eligible. The deadline is March 13. Program details and award applications are available at fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes/reculcing/biz-awardintro.htm.


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