Chamber News and Events
September 30, 2019Chamber News & Events
Please note that everything underlined is a link to more information.Mark Your Calendar Today for the Chamber Awards Gala at The State Theatre!Mark your calendar now for Fri, Nov 15! We are making some exciting changes this year to make the event more fun and affordable. And, big news...thanks to the Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church, the multi-Wammie award winning rockabilly swing band, The Grandsons, will perform!!!If you are interested in promoting your business by contributing to the auction, click here ! If you would like to help with the planning, click here to email Sally.October Events - We hope you also have the following events on your calendar as well.
- Chamber Board Meeting - Tues, Oct 8, 8 - 9 am, Tax Analysts
- Informal Networking Breakfast - Thurs, Oct 10, 8 - 9 am, Original Pancake House
- Meet the Candidates Networking Luncheon - Tues, Oct 15, 11:30 am - 1:15 pm, Italian Cafe
- Anniversary Celebration and Networking Mixer Hosted by Erik M. Pelton & Associates - Tues, Oct 22, 5:30 - 7 pm.
Member News & Events
Please note that everything underlined is a link to more information.Help Wanted at the New Whole Foods! The new flagship Whole Foods Market in Tysons is hiring! $15+/hr and great benefits for cashiers, bakers, cake decorators, bartenders, baristas, juice makers, and so many more positions! Click on the link for details about the positions and about the group interviews on Fri, Oct 4 and Sat, Oct 5.Mr. Brown's Park Dedication - Stop by the small downtown park for the naming and dedication. Food from Dogwood Tavern, live music, and fun will be provided!Special Offers - We have quite a few special offers from Chamber members including Dogwood Tavern, FC Distillers, Indulge Nail Salon, and Office Depot posted plus these two new ones!Emanuel Movie Showing - Columbia Baptist Church is showing this movie about the untold stories of victims and survivors of the Charleston church shootings on Wed, Oct 2, from 6:15 - 8 pm. Entrance is free. Dinners are available at the church every Wed starting 5:15 pm - $7 for adults, $5 for children 3-12, max $25 for immediate family. Click the link above for more details.Disenchanted! Creative Cauldron's regional premiere of this hilarious show about disenchanted princesses starts Thurs, Oct 3 with shows at 2 pm and 8 pm and runs through Oct 27. While featuring Snow White, Cinderella, Bell and more, this show is definitely geared toward adults! A Disenchanted Evening, Creative Cauldron's Season Opening Gala and Auction will take place Sat, Oct 5 at 6:30 and will be followed by a performance at 8:30 pm. Click here for details and a link to tickets for the fundraiser.Honor Flight Welcome at Hilton Garden Inn - Help welcome heroes arriving at the Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church Thurs, Oct 3 at approximately 7:30 pm. Enjoy a beverage and snack in the Garden Grille & Bar while you wait!HomeRun for the Homeless 5K - Enjoy a fall run and raise funds for Homestretch and 2 other local nonprofits that provide services to homeless families in NVA. The event is Sat, Oct 5, 9 am to noon, Bluemont Park shelter.Star Teachings Weekend - Your Stellar Self is offering this weekend of Star Teachings, the lessons to help create a world guided by kindness. There is no fee but donations, and a potluck meal to share are appreciated! Click the link for more information.Eden Center Tet Trung Thu - Stop by Eden Center on Sat, Oct 5, noon to 5 pm for this family friendly celebration of Vietnamese Culture! Click the link for details.Lost Dog & Cat Rescue's 1000th Dogventure Extravaganza Featuring Ariel! Lost Dog is celebrating this milestone by giving volunteer favorite Ariel a day out and about. After hiking, boating, and spa time, Ariel and her posse will spend from noon to 3 pm (or so) on S. Maple Avenue enjoying lunch, shopping, having dessert at Kiln & Kustard, and enjoying an early happy hour at FC Distillery!Ekoe Health's Essential Oils 101 - Ekoe Health's monthly community event will focus on the benefits of essential oils on Sun,. Oct 6 at 3 pm. Learn about and sample essential oils to enhance health and well being. Click the link for location and more information.Scholastic Book Fair - Grace Christian Academy is hosting a book fair with children and adult titles Mon, Oct 7 through Fri, Oct 11. Click on the link for times, location, and a link to shop online.Weekly & Monthly Events - Click on the link to find details on regularly scheduled member events...Entertainment
Happy Hour, Dining Out, and Food
- Live Music Tuesdays at the Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church
- FC Distillers' Karaoke, Friday Night Live, Open Acoustic Mic Night, and Happy Hour specials.
- Trivia Nights at 4P's
- Acoustic Music at Dogwood Tavern and FC Distillers
- Happy Hour pricing at Dogwood Tavern, Falls Church Distillers, Ireland's Four Provinces through the week and at Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church on Tuesdays.
- Weekend Brunches at Dogwood Tavern and Ireland's Four Provinces.
- Falls Church Farmers Market on Saturdays and the NOVA Central Farmers Market on Sundays.
- For more weekly restaurant specials, visit Hot Deals.
- Retirement Planning by Jimmy Hicks
- Mindfulness for Teens by Caroline Beloe
- Free weekly yoga classes from Karma Yoga
- MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and Financial Peace University at Columbia Baptist Church
- The Memory Cafe at Famille
- The Kensington's Parkinson's Communications Club on Wednesdays and Energized Fitness for Parkinson's on Fridays
- The Center for Spiritual Enlightenment's weekly Tuesday Spring Forest Qigong Practice, Wednesday Law of Attraction: Aligning with Source Energy, Thursday Psychic Development Circle, and Friday Night Meditations.
- Quinn's Auction Galleries monthly free appraisal days and Weekly Treasure & Waverly Rare Books Auctions
Event Photos - Visit www.brendasphotos.com to see Brenda Schrier's photos from our luncheons and from the 2018 Gala.
Click on the links to see all of the great offers being made by Chamber members for the general public and members!Members' Only Discounts - Check out the special offers just for Chamber members and their employees from Advantage Trainers, Command Performance, One U Aesthetics, Grace Christian Academy's Truck & Toss event.Hot Deals - Click on the link for offers available to the general public from Bikenetic, Dogwood Tavern, FC Distillers, Indulge Nail Salon, Mr. Sabih Math Tutor, and Office Depot.Want your events and special offers posted in our weekly email announcements? Post them to our website and they will be included the week of your event! Need help? Contact Cathy!
School-Business PartnershipsConsider volunteering time at a school near your home or office! Contact one of the following coordinators for details:
- Arlington County - Dawn Willard - 703-228-6003 or email@example.com
- Fairfax County - Jay Garant at 571-423-1209 or firstname.lastname@example.org or, for info about mentoring specifically, contact Shelley Prince at 571-423-4403 or RRPrince@fcps.edu
- Falls Church City - Marybeth Connelly at 703-248-5691 or email@example.com.