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    Monday, July 15, 2019
     “Links to Freedom to provide its rehabilitative and adaptive golf program in conjunction with Army Family and MWR at Army installations across the country.” (Alexandria, Va.) – Links to Freedom (www.linkstofreedom.org) becomes the first Military-Veteran charity to access active duty military bases with their golf instruction program.  L2F uses golf as a rehabilitation tool for wounded, ill and ...read more
    Friday, June 21, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), joined by Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Don Beyer (D-VA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Anthony Brown (D-MD) and David Trone (D-MD), today announced that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) will conduct a study of helicopter noise within the Washington metropolitan region, a request the Members made in January. In their letter, ...read more
    Monday, June 17, 2019
    Springfield, VA (June 17, 2019)- OptfinITy, the leading Managed Services Provider of the Greater Washington, DC area has announced the creation of a new cybersecurity division, PerusITy, which will feature HIPAA Compliance Audits, Vulnerability Assessments, IT and Security Audits, Managed SOC Services, Penetration Testing, Business Continuity and Physical Security (cameras and monitoring). “With ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, June 03, 2019
    STAY HEALTHY ON YOUR VACATIONPlan Now For Safe Summer Travels   It has been a long school year.  The family wants a vacation and so do you.  Will the fun end if someone in your family gets sick or injured?  Whether it is a quick road trip or a long flight, protect your health before you pack a suitcase.   PLAN AHEAD: You know what to expect if your vacation spot is a family favorite but what ...read more
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    BE PREPARED THIS TICK SEASON May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month   Spring means warmer weather, longer days, and the unwelcome return of ticks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the cases of diseases acquired from ticks, mosquitos and fleas have more than tripled in the last 13 years.    Ticks feed on warm-blooded animals, including people, and can transmit serious ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    UCM ANNOUNCES NAME CHANGE TO UNITED COMMUNITY: CHANGE IS INTRODUCED AS AGENCY CELEBRATES ITS 50TH YEAR Alexandria, VA (May 3, 2019) – On Friday, May 3, 2019, at its 50th Anniversary Spring Gala, Alison DeCourcey, executive director, announced the renaming of the organization to United Community, with a new logo, to reflect a refinement of the organization’s mission: “We are changing our ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES has announced it's summer blood drive promotions!   The summer is a tough time for us to fulfill blood collection needs. Forty percent of our blood supply comes from high schools and colleges and with the students being gone for the summer we rely on the rest of the community more than ever. Donors will receive exclusive IBDS swag items that are prefect for their lives ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    Commonwealth Transportation Board set to vote on May 15 on the request by the Arlington County Board of Supervisors to change the name of Jefferson Davis Highway to Richmond Highway. The Arlington County Board on Thursday, Aug. 25, voted unanimously to approve a resolution asking that the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), rename the 2.56-mile portion of Jefferson Davis Highway that lies ...read more
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    SPRING INTO SUN SAFETYMay is skin cancer awareness month  One in every five Americans will develop skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States.  More than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. every year, according to the American Cancer Society.  Before you step outside, remember to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays. Sun protection ...read more
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Stanley Koussis, Community Development Manager for Andrews Federal Credit Union appointed to the Northern Virginia Complete Count Committee. The Community Foundation for Norther Virginia has invited key civic, government, social and private sector leaders across the region to join the Northern Virginia Complete Count Committee, chaired by Bernard Mustafa of PVBS and Richard Pineda of CALIBRE. Its ...read more
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    When Caroline and Bill Ross opened River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar in October 2013, it was the culmination of their dream to create a one-of-a-kind place with simple, good food and quality wine. But they knew success wasn’t guaranteed. The Rosses started with used equipment, bought from a closing restaurant. They replaced the stoves piece by piece over the years, built up a new kitchen, and added a ...read more