Business News & Notes: May 7 – 13, 2009

May 6, 2009 9:28 PM0 comments

News

Congratulations to Dr. Ralph Perrino of the NVA Tutoring Service who will be one of eight individuals honored with an Arlington County Community Hero Award at 11:30 am on Neighborhood Day May 16 at Ballston Common Mall.

The Awards are presented on behalf of Ballston Common Mall, the Arlington Sun Gazette, Arlington United Way and E*Trade Bank, in collaboration with the Arlington Community Foundation and Arlington County government.

 

VA-Commerce-RibbonThe new Virginia Commerce Bank held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Falls Church branch with the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Virginia Family Service on Tues, April 28. Pictured cutting the ribbon are Peter Converse, President and CEO of VA Commerce Bank and Dr. Ralph Perrino, Chairman of the Chamber and Director of N. Virginia Tutoring Service. Also in photograph are Mike Anzilotti, President of VA Commerce Bancorp, Puneet Bhasin, Manager of the Falls Church Branch and Lisa D’Ambrosio Irons, Regional Manager of the Bank.

Events

The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce has been invited to join the Vienna Tysons Chamber for a speed networking breakfast on Wednesday, May 20 from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Vienna Presbyterian Church. This will be a great opportunity to meet business leaders from Vienna and Tysons. The cost of the breakfast is $30,  please RSVP to info@fallschurchchamber.org or 703-532-1050.

Speakers for the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s May 19 luncheon have been confirmed. Speaking at the event will be News-Press Richmond Report columnists Virginia Senator Mary Margaret Whipple, Delegate Bob Hull and Delegate Jim. Scott.  The luncheon will be held at the Italian Café in Falls Church and is being co-hosted by the Greater Merrifield Business Association, so a full house is expected. Reservations are required, contact the Chamber at 703-532-1050 to secure your seat.

Sunrise of Falls Church is hosting a reception for business leaders who provide services to seniors from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 20. Representatives from businesses that work with the senior population are invited to attend this free “Senior Networking Mixer”.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please RSVP to Myra Robinson at FallsChurch.DCR@sunriseseniorliving.com or 703-534-2700.  Sunrise is located at 330 N. Washington Street in Falls Church.

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