• Chamber News and Events

  • September 10, 2018

    Chamber Events This Month
    Please note that everything underlined is a link to more information.


    Board Meeting - Tues, Sept 11, Tax Analysts' 4th floor conference room. If you are interested in serving on the Chamber Board of Directors in 2019, click here for a link to the application form and an outline of responsibilities!

    Networking Breakfast at OPH - Thurs, Sept 13, Original Pancake House

    Taste of Falls Church at the Fall Festival - Sat, Sept 15, 10 am - 4 pm. Let Cathy know if you have promotional items you would like us to distribute for you or if you would like to join us at our booth for an hour or two! Because of the weather forecast for our area, the City will make a decision on Wednesday about whether to postpone the event. Check the City's Facebook page for an update then. 

    Networking Luncheon - Tues, Sept 18, Italian Cafe. Markon Solutions will present on the new WELL Building Standards. Markon was recently recognized by the City of FC for its WELL certification, the first in VA. Click on the link above to register. 

    Family Fun Night - Wed, Sept 26, Jefferson District Park. Early bird tickets are $10 for folks over 5, $5 for kids 2 - 5, and free for children under 2! Click on the underlined link above to register. The event will include:

    • BBQ sliders, hot dogs, and more from The Locker Room
    • Birds of Prey from the Raptor Conservancy of VA sponsored by Falls Church Animal Hospital
    • Hole In One Contest by John Marshall Bank
    • Mini golf thanks to Jefferson Falls
    • Fire Truck from FC Volunteer Fire Dept
    • T-Rex sightings, and more
    • Additional sponsorships available...email Sally

    Entrepreneur Express - Co-sponsored by the FC EDA and Chamber, this free workshop on Sept 27 from 9 am - noon will cover starting a business, how to talk to a banker, and marketing.

    Event Photos

    • Click on the link for luncheon and Gala photos!


    Member News and Events This Week

    Please note that everything underlined is a link to more information.


    Argia's Sad News - We are sorry to announce that Argia's has closed. Owners Salina and Pragun Rana thank everyone who supported them since they purchased the Italian restaurant located at 124 N. Washington Street more than 6 years ago. 

    Advantage Trainers Expansion - Advantage Trainers is growing and has moved to larger space on the 2nd floor of the "Lily Building" at 100A E. Fairfax Street. Stay tuned for more info on open gym times coming in Oct!

    West Falls Church Economic Development Proposals - Two proposals were received by the City for the commercial development project planned by the GMHS Campus project. Executive summaries will be provided at City Council meeting tonight and are available on the link above.

    Falls Church Arts' Call for Artists - FCA has a call for artists out for its upcoming all media show 'Scapes. Click on the above link for details. 

    Fine and Rare Vintage Wine Auction - Quinn's Auction Galleries will host this auction Wed, Sept 12 at 6 pm. Click on the above link for preview times and more info. Quinn's Waverly Catalog Auction will take place Thurs, Sept 13 at 6 pm. More info on that event can be found here

    Financial Peace University - Columbia Baptiste Church is hosting this 9 lesson financial management class on Wednesdays, Sept 12 through Nov 7 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

    Social Media Week One Day Event - Learn from social marketers and brand experts about trends, defusing negativity, and more at this event Fri, Sept 14, 7:45 am - 2 pm. Click on the above link to register and secure a Chamber discount on tickets. 

    Healthy Gut Workshop - Dancing Mind is hosting this interactive workshop on gut health and its impact on the immune system, mood, and general health, on Fri, Sept 14, 6 - 7:30 pm. 

    Spring and Love, Loss and Dreams - Alan Naylor will perform as part of Creative Cauldron's Cabaret Series this weekend. 

    Quinn's Fine and Decorative Art - Quinn's is hosting this auction on Sat, Sept 15 from 11 am - 1 pm.  

    Yoga In Depth Series with Bill Abel - This series continues at Dancing Mind on Sun, Sept 16 and again on the 23rd. 

    Charity Runs This Weekend and Next

    Weekly & Monthly Events - Click on the link to find details on regularly scheduled member events...


    • FC Distillers' Open Acoustic Mic Night, District Trivia, and Karaoke
    • Mad Fox's District Trivia 
    • Dogwood Tavern's Acoustic music


    • Mad Fox Brewing Company's Wednesday Evening Run Club

    Happy Hour, Dining Out, and Food

    • Mad Fox Brewing Company's Tuesday Yappy Hour with Barkley Square 
    • Dogwood Tavern, Ireland's Four Provinces, and Mad Fox Brewing Company's Weekend Brunches
    • Farmers Markets in Falls Church and at the Mosaic
    • For more weekly restaurant specials, visit Hot Deals.


    • Famille Memory Loss Cafe
    • Stylish Patina's Bring Your Own Piece Chalk Painting Class
    • The Kensington's Parkinson's Communications Club on Wednesdays and Energized Fitness for Parkinson's on Fridays
    • Friday Night Meditation Hour and Evidential Platform and Public Mediumship Workshops at the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment 
    • Conte' Monthly Free Bike maintenance Class


    • Quinn's Auction Galleries Weekly Treasure Auction

    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! 

    These discounts are available to you and your employees for work or personal use! Feel free to distribute the links or this email to staff and others you think might be interested in Chamber and Chamber member events! 


    Members' Only Discounts - Check out the special offers just for Chamber members and their employees from Command Performance, Grace Christian Academy, and One U Aesthetics. 

    Hot Deals - Click on the link for offers available to the general public from Body Dynamics, Cyclebar, Dogwood Tavern, Fairfax County Park Authority, FC Distillers, Mad Fox, and Supercuts.

    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

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