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F.C. Officially Welcomes 3 New Businesses Saturday

Falls Church leaders will officially welcome three new businesses to the City on Saturday, May 29. Mayor Robin Gardner, Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Chairman Ralph Perrino and other local notables will perform three ribbon cuttings that morning.

The first, scheduled for 10am will take place at the American College of Commerce and Technology, a newly accredited college offering graduate, undergraduate and certificate programs located at 150 S. Washington Street. The second, scheduled for 10:30 a.m., will take place at West Broad Dental, the new dental practice located in the “Flower Building” at 800 W. Broad Street. The final ribbon cutting of the day will take place at 11 a.m. at Fall Properties, the residential real estate practice which relocated from Arlington to the former Shreve McGonegal showroom space at 212 N. West Street in Falls Church. For information about these events, call 703-532-1050 or email [email protected].

 

F.C. Chamber Handing Out ‘Chamber Bucks’ at Parade Monday

Members of the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce will be handing out marching in Falls Church City’s Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 31 and handing out $5 “Chamber Bucks” coupons redeemable at participating businesses. Participating businesses include Always There Pet Care, Applebee’s, Art and Frame of Falls Church, Curry’s Automotive, Doodlehopper 4 Kids, Galleria Florist, Hoang’s Grill & Sushi Bar, Original Pancake House, and The Plumbing Doctor. Marching in the parade will be representatives from Always There Pet Care, American College of Commerce & Technology, Clare & Don’s Beach Shack, Dougherty DDS, Keller Williams, Lazy Sundae, Northern Virginia Tutoring Service, and Radley Acura. The Falls Church Memorial Day Parade will begin at 2 p.m. while the festival starts at 10 a.m. Additional details on the Memorial Day events are elsewhere in this issue of the Falls Church News-Press.


Free Health Care Seminar for Small Businesses

A free health care seminar, “The New Health Care Law-How Will it Affect Your Business” will be held June 11 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. in the Arlington Central Library Auditorium. Sponsored by Arthur Lander CPA & Attorney, this session will help small businesses better understand the new health care law and its impact on the business community. The event is free and reservations are not required. The Auditorium is located at 1015 N. Quincy Street in Arlington. For more info call 703-486-0700 or email [email protected].

 

‘Jazz in June’ Fundraiser for F.C. Community Service Council

“Jazz in June,” a fundraiser for the Falls Church Community Service Council, will be held at The Spectrum Building in Falls Church from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 5. Well known Jazz vocalist Ericka Ovette and the band Stolen Moments will perform. Present, Peking Gourmet, Open Kitchen, Raaga, and Olive Garden will provide mini-entrees while Lazy Sundae, Cookie Zen and Natalia’s Elegant Creations provide dessert. Funds for the local area food bank and emergency needs program will be raised through ticket sales ($45 each) and raffle tickets for prizes such as a 25″ flat screen television donated by JD Callander and gift certificates from Argia’s and Lebanese Taverna. To purchase tickets go to www.jazzinjune2010.eventbrite.com or send a check to FCS 7416 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042. For information call 703-919-9461.

 

African Drum & Dance Workout at F.C. Jazzercise

Falls Church Jazzercise is offering a special African Drum/Dance Workout from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on June 5, July 10 and August 7, all Saturdays. The sessions will feature African Djundjun and percussions and be lead by Kukuwa who has incorporated dance moves learned growing up in Ghana into a high energy workout. Falls Church Jazzercise is located in The Byron at 513 W. Broad Street, Suite 230 (above Cosi). For information call 866-958-5892 or visit www.igetfitnow.com.

 

Chamber Group Hosting Business Diversity Presentation

The Power of Business Diversity in a Global Economy,” is being hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the N. VA Black Chamber of Commerce, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce, the Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce and the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, May 27. The event, which will take place at TEQCORNER (1616 Anderson Road) in the Tysons area, will feature a presentation by Marques Silva of Virginia Megaprojects entitled “building a Future While Managing the Pain: Employer Solutions for the Future of Tysons”. Tickets are $10 for members of the hosting Chambers, $15 for nonmembers. For information or to register visit www.eventbrite.com/event/669017048.

 


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].