F.C. Business News & Notes

April 7, 2010 5:08 PM0 comments
Bailey’s Crossroads Land Use Concept Presentation

A presentation on the preferred land use concept for a portion of the Baileys Crossroads Community Business Center will be held Thursday, April 15 at 9 p.m. in the Goodwin House Auditorium in Falls Church.

The concept is intended to stimulate revitalization and take advantage of the proposed streetcar route to run between the Business Center and Pentagon City. It features more mixed-used development; easier pedestrian, bicycle and transit rider access; and increased green spaces. Future development also would be compatible with the surrounding neighborhoods. The preferred concept will be used to recommend changes to Fairfax County’s Comprehensive Plan. Later this year, both the Fairfax County Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on these recommendations. The auditorium is located at 3440 S. Jefferson Street in Falls Church. For more information, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

 

Flippin’ Pizza Hosting Mason High Robotics Fundraiser Sunday

Flippin’ Pizza in Falls Church is contributing 20% of the day’s proceeds on Sunday, April 11 to the George Mason High School Robotics Team to help fund a trip to the National Championship in Atlanta April 15-17. The team has been in the finals of both the D.C. Regional Competition and Virginia Regional Competition placing 2nd and 1st, respectively. Flippin’ Pizza which was voted best pizza in DC by Washingtonian magazine in 2009, is located in “The Flower Building” at 800 W. Broad Street in Falls Church. For more information or to place an order for delivery, call 703-752-8672.

 

Falls Church Supply Celebrates 20 Years Next Wednesday

Falls Church Supply will be celebrating its 20th anniversary on Wednesday, April 14.  Stop by between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to commemorate this milestone event by enjoying free hot dogs, chips, drinks and cookies. Falls Church Supply is located at 212 N. West Street in Falls Church.

 

Free Weight Management Classes from F.C.’s Curves

Curves Falls Church is offering free weight management classes based on new research findings of the Exercise & Spot Nutrition Laboratory at Texas A&M University. Classes, which are free to Curves members and nonmembers, will include a start up class, special topics classes covering issues such as grocery shopping, eating out, choosing the right carbohydrates, etc. and a class on making the plan work. Curves will be offering the classes in Falls Church beginning Tuesday, April 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 127 at Columbia Baptist Church located at 103 W. Columbia Street. Space is limited so reservations are recommended. To make a reservation or for more information call 703-536-0140.

 

Grand Opening for New Arlington TD Bank Set for May 1

TD Bank is hosting a grand opening event for its new Arlington location at 5510 Lee Highway from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 1. TD Bank will provide games, food, giveaways, drawings and more. TD Bank will also recognize a local nonprofit and host a check presentation to that nonprofit from the TD Charitable Foundation. TD Bank’s Falls Church Branch Manager Maryann Francois will now serve as Branch Manager of the new location.  The Falls Church branch is located at 6198 A Arlington Boulevard. For more info visit www.yesbank.com.

 


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 sally@fallschurchchamber.org.

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