• Chamber News and Events

  • September 9, 2019

     
    Chamber News & Events

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

     
    Board Meeting - Tues, Sept 10, 8 - 9 am, Tax Analysts' 4th Floor Conference Room
     
    Networking Breakfast - Thurs, Sept 12, 8 - 9 am, Original Pancake House. Join us for a breakfast and an informal gathering to get to know your fellow Chamber members a little better! 
     
    Falls Church Festival - Do you have promotional  items or coupons you would like us to distribute at the Sat, Sept 14 event? Would you like to join us? Click on the link for more information and email Cathy if the answer to either question is yes! 
     
    Networking Luncheon - Tues, Sept 17, 11:30 am - 1:15 pm, Italian Cafe. EDA Chair Bob Young and City Manager Wyatt Shields will speak about Falls Church efforts to support the business community.
     
    Entrepreneur Express - Wed, Sept 18, 9 am - noon. Free. Topics will include accounting, banking, and registrations. Details will be shared soon. 
     
    Networking Mixer - Tues, Sept 24, 5:30 - 7 pm, hosted by the Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church and co-sponsored by the Greater Merrifield Business Association. Join us for live music, refreshments, and networking! 
     
    Member Orientation Lunch - Fri, Sept 27, 11:30 - 1 pm, Italian Cafe. Attendees will learn about Chamber benefits, including opportunities to post information, events, and special offers on the Chamber's website. An optional pizza and salad lunch will be available for $10. 
     
    Chamber Awards Gala at The State Theatre! Mark your calendar now for Fri, Nov 15! 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.
     

    Member News & Events

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

     
    Employment Opportunities - Do you know someone who wants to work in Falls Church? The State Theatre is hiring a Night of Show Manager while Staples is hiring for several positions including sales  and tech associates and print/marketing supervisors. Click the link above for details.
     
    Last Week for Fall Blooms to benefit the NVA Mental Health Foundation! Click on the link for more info and to place your order! Deadline is Sun, Sept 15.  
     
    Financial Peace University - Columbia Baptist Church is hosting this nine week course that will run on Wednesdays from Sept 11 through Nov 6. The program is taught by Dave Ramsey via DVD and a trained moderator. Click the link for more info. 
     
    Rare Book Auction - Quinn's Auction Galleries is hosting this auction of rare books,which will also include autographs and prints, on Thurs, Sept 12 at 6 pm. The link above includes details.
     
    MOPS & MOPS Next Mothers of Preschooler Group - Columbia Baptist is hosting this group of moms on select Fridays from 9:30 - 11: 45 am. The first gathering will be Sept 13 - click on the link for details and future dates. 
     
    GRAND OPENING for Tint: A Modern Makerspace - Tint is hosting a grand opening through the weekend, including a ribbon cutting on Fri, Sept 13 at 6 pm! Check Tint's Facebook Page for details (link is above.) 
     
    Falls Church Festival - The Falls Church Festival and Taste of Falls Church is Sat, Sept 14, 10 am - 4 pm on the grounds at City Hall. Check out local restaurants, crafters, vendors, and civic organizations, including the Chamber! Drop by booth 137 for free giveaways and coupons! 
     
    Psychic Saturday Fundraiser - the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment is hosting this Sat, Sept 14, 10 am - 2 pm. $15 for a 15 minute reading or 20 min healing session. Details are available through the link above.
     
    Lost Dog & Cat Mega Adoptorama - Lost Dog & Cat Rescue is hosting this weekend long event on Sat and Sun, Sept 14 and 15 from noon - 3 each day at PetSmart Seven Corners. This is a great opportunity to meet some of the adorable and sweet puppies and adult dogs and cats in need of loving homes.  
     
    Free Rent? Take a tour and check out Northgate's free rent offer! Click the above link for more information.
     
    Commercial Property Free Energy Assessment! TPI Efficiency is offering this to Chamber members s who own commercial property! Click on the link to see the offer and services provided by TPI!  
     
    Hit the Fall Running! This is a great time to get prepared for the fall. Check out these special offers to help you get ready!  
    Restaurant Specials - Looking for a way to make the most out of what is left of the summer? Why not enjoy happy hour and dine out every night?!! 
     
    Live Music This Week (and every week!)
    Fundraisers
    • Bulb Sales for the NVA Mental Health Foundation - deadline Sept 15. 
    • Grace Christian Academy's Truck & Toss food and beer truck event will take place Sept 7 at 5 pm. Click here for Members' only ticket discounts.
    Weekly & Monthly Events  - Click on the link to find details on regularly scheduled member events...
    Entertainment
    • FC Arts Annual Artist/Instructor Show
    • Creative Cauldron's Cabaret Series 
    • 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
    • Live Music at the Hilton Garden Inn FC
    Happy Hour, Dining Out, and Food
    • Happy Hour pricing at Dogwood Tavern, Falls Church Distillers, Ireland's Four Provinces
    • 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.
    Self-Improvement
    • 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.
    Shopping
    • 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. 

    Discounts 

    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 Breakout Games, MtoM Consulting, Indulge Nail & Spa, Dogwood Tavern, FC Distillers, 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
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