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F.C. Business News & Notes

Flippin’ Pizza Now Delivers

Flippin’ Pizza is now offering free delivery within a three mile radius of its Falls Church location.

The New York style pizza restaurant opened last summer in the “Flower Building” at 800 W. Broad Street in Falls Church. Flippin’ Pizza, which was voted “Best Pizza in DC” in Washingtonian magazine, is also the official pizza of the Washington Nationals. Pizza is available by the slice or pie with crust that is hand-tossed and made daily with no added sugar or oil and all natural ingredients. The independent chain now has four restaurants in California, three in Maryland, four in Virginia and one coming soon to D.C. For more information visit


Solano to Serve on Volleyball Sport Medicine Team

Dr. Raymond Solano of Solano Sport & Spine Chiropractic has been selected again to serve on the Sports Medicine Team for several upcoming AVP Volleyball tournaments, the first of which is scheduled in April. Dr. Solano continues to work with US Figure Skating champions and with a number of additional current and former professional athletes. For information about Dr. Solano, visit the Falls Church chiropractic office’s website at


Business Journal Award Deadlines

Deadlines for the Washington Business Journal‘s 2010 Awards Program are as follows: “Best Places to Work” – February 26, “Philanthropy Awards” – March 26, “Fastest Growing Companies” – June 4, “Green Business Awards” – August 13, “Women Who Mean Business” – September 10, “CFO of the Year Awards” – October 8. For information or to place nominations go to


F.C. VFW Undergoes Renovation

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the Unites States Martin-Leppert-Sipes Post 9274 has renovated Kerch Hall and is making it available to member of the business community. For information about rates and availability, contact Steve or Ana Reed at If you are a Falls Church Chamber member, you will receive a 25% discount off of the rental price. The Hall is located at 7118 Shreve Road in Falls Church.


F.C. Chamber Gala & Auction Next Saturday

The Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce‘s Annual Awards Gala and Silent Auction will take place 6 – 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 6 at the Arlington Hilton. The evening will include a reception, a silent auction with items donated by local businesses including Argia’s, Foxcraft Design and Kendall’s Cakes as well as the companies listed in the Chamber’s advertisement elsewhere in this edition of the Falls Church News-Press, the Awards Ceremony, a live auction hosted by Ireland’s Four Provinces owner Colm Dillon and live music from Soul Gravity sponsored by Tori McKinney. Tickets to the event are still available. Contact the Chamber at 703-532-1050 or or visit


National Capital Region Job Fair Coming March 9

The Virginia Tech Alumni Association‘s 19th Annual National Capital Region Job Fair will be held from 2 – 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 9 at the Northern Virginia Center located at 7054 Haycock Road in Falls Church. The job fair is free and open to the general public. Booth space for employers is still available. The event is sponsored by the National Capital Region Chamber of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association. For information, visit


Vietnamese American Chamber Newsletter Now Available

The Vietnamese American National Chamber of Commerce, VietAmCham, has a new online newsletter now available. Founded in March 2009, the Chamber’s first edition highlights its activities over its first year in operation. The organization was founded to form a national voice, to provide an organized structure to empower the community through economic development and to provide issue advocacy at state and federal levels. For information about VietAmCham or to subscribe to the online publication, 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