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F.C. Business News & Notes: January 19, 2010


Mike’s Deli at Lazy Sundae now has a Web site at  The deli, which is owned and operated by Rebecca Tax and David Tax who also own Clare & Don’s Beach Shack, offers free delivery in the City of Falls Church from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on weekdays.

Mike’s Deli features breakfast all day, homemade soups, ½ lb. burgers, and specialty sandwiches.  They also now offer custom cakes for any occasion featuring Lazy Sundae’s homemade ice cream.  Visit the above website for more information and a menu. Mike’s Deli at Lazy Sundae is located at 112 N. West Street in Falls Church.



Falls Church’s Flippin’ Pizza and George Mason High School are raising funds for Haitian earthquake victims on Thursday, January 21. From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Flippin’ Pizza will donate 20% of the day’s revenues to the GMHS’s Haiti Relief Fund.  GMHS Principal, Mr. Tyrone Byrd, will make an appearance behind the counter during dinner hours.  Flippin’ Pizza is located at 800 W. Broad Street in Falls Church.


Curves of Falls Church and Arbonne International, Inc.’s Mary Anne Carlson have joined together to bring women of the Falls Church area tips to get healthy in the New Year. The Healthy Happy Hour will take place Friday, January 22 at 6:30 p.m. It will include a demonstration of the Curves exercise program, information about detoxifying your body and Curves’ weight management program, samplings of energy drinks, protein shakes and skin care products.  The event will take place at Curves, 240 West Broad Street in Falls Church. Call 703-536-0140 for more information.


Art and Frame of Falls Church is hosting the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce‘s January Networking Mixer from 5:30-7 p.m. January 26. The event will celebrate the 100th FIRSTfriday of Falls Church which will take place the first Friday in February. Refreshments, including a cake from Kendall’s Cakes, will be provided along with FIRSTfriday T-Shirts while supplies last. A caricaturist will also be on hand. The event is free and open to Chamber members and friends of the local business community. Art and Frame of Falls Church is located at 111 Park Avenue. For information visit or


The Bath & Idea Center by Noland Company is hosting a red carpet grand opening for its new showroom in Falls Church on Thursday, January 28 from 4:30 – 7 p.m. The event will include hors d’oeuvres, an opportunity to see the latest luxury bath and kitchen products, and a check presentation to the Ronald McDonald House. Please RSVP by 703-241-2371 or The Bath & Idea Center is located at 157-A Hillwood Avenue in Falls Church.


Virginia Commerce Bancorp will host a teleconference call for the financial community at 11 a.m. on January 26 to discuss its fourth quarter 2009 financial results which will be released that morning. The general public is invited to listen by calling 866-227-1607 at least 10 minutes prior to the call. A replay of the call will be available at 2:00 pm on January 26 by calling 888-266-2081 and entering access code 1428686.  The Falls Church branch of Virginia Commerce Bank is located at 7115 Leesburg Pike.


The Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce‘s Annual Awards Gala and Silent Auction will take place Saturday, March 6 at the Arlington Hilton. Nominations are being sought for the Chamber’s Pillar of the Community Award, Carroll V. Shreve Award, James S. Elkin Award for Humanitarianism, Chamber Appreciation Award, and the 2nd Annual Business in Education Partnership Award. For information call 703-532-1050, email or visit

The Business News & Notes section is compiled by Sally Cole, Executive Director of Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce. She may be e-mailed at