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Pole Dancing Studio Opens in F.C.

Diva Fit has opened in Falls Church. Diva Fit, which also has pole dancing studios in Ashburn, Chantilly and Herndon, provides a “fun and sexy workout in a safe and welcoming environment.”

It was founded in 2006 by Lisa Peklo who has a B.S. in Exercise Science and a long resume of experience in the fitness field. Today Diva Fit has more than 20 instructors, four studios, and nine levels of pole classes. The Falls Church studio is located at 157 B Hilwood Avenue. For information visit www.divafitonline.

 

Corrado Consulting Hosts Office Opening Reception

Corrado Consulting, which recently set up business in the “Flower Building”, is hosting a official office opening on Thursday, April 8 from 3 to 7 p.m. Corrado Consulting, owned and operated by Cheri Corrado, provides consulting services to business leaders and entrepreneurs. Refreshments and food from Clare & Don’s Beach Shack will be provided. Corrado Consulting is located in Suite 400 at 800 W. Broad Street in Falls Church. Business leaders planning to attend should call 703-850-7135.

 

Mason High Robotics Fundraiser Next Wednesday at Clare & Don’s

Clare & Don’s Beach Shack is holding a fundraiser for the George Masson High School Robotics Team from 5 – 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 7. Clare and Don’s will donate a portion of the proceeds while volunteers serve as bartenders and hosts. The event will include a raffle, opportunities to donate and information about the team. Clare & Don’s is located at 130 N. Washington Street. For information visit www.clareanddons.com.

 

Edward Jones Makes ‘100 Best Companies’ List

For the 11th year, Edward Jones Investments, which has offices in Falls Church and Arlington, was named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by Fortune magazine in its annual listing. The firm ranked No. 2 overall and No. 1 on the magazine’s Best Large-sized Company list. These 11 Fortune rankings include top 10 finishes for eight years and consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003. For more information visit www.edwardjones.com or contact the Falls Church Financial Advisor Ron Neblett at 703-237-8723 or the Arlington Financial Advisor Rocco Russo at 202-321-5579.

 

F.C. Whole Foods Hosting Electronic Recycling Event

The Whole Foods Market is hosting an E-cycling event on Saturday, April 17 which will include electronics recycling, a book signing by “Big Green Purse” author Diane MacEachern, earth friendly demonstrations, children’s Earth Day coloring books, and raffles every 30 minutes. All electronics with the exception of televisions will be accepted. The Whole Foods – Tysons is located at 7511 Leesburg Pike in Falls Church. For more information visit www.wholefoodsmarket.com

 

Local Realtor Team Awarded Outstanding Production Award

Century 21 New Millennium’s Gaetjen Poole Team was recognized with the Double Centurion Team Award for its Century 21 Real Estate LLD for its outstanding production in 2009. The award is granted to sales teams generating a minimum of $594,000 in sales production or 180 closed transaction sides during the calendar year. For more information email [email protected]

 

NoVa Black Chamber’s ‘Securing Funding for Your Business’ Seminar

The Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce is hosting Morning Essentials, a seminar on “Securing Funding for Your Business” from 10 – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6. Reps from the SBA, VA Commerce Bank and Interface Financial will address securing a line of credit, loans and contract factoring. The seminar will be held at the Charles Houston Recreation Center at 901 Wythe Street in Alexandria. $10 for NVBCC members, $15 for non-members. For more info, please contact Randy Philip at 703-879-2770 or [email protected]

 


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 [email protected].