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NNboeingdonationBoeing Employees Fund Donates $15k to Capital Hospice

The Boeing Employees Community Fund of the National Capital Area donated $15,000 to Falls Church-based Capital Hospice to help assure hospice services for those lacking insurance or other means to pay for their care.

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Boeing’s Jim Chamberlain (right) with Capital Hospice’s Sally Mallison (left) and Patti DeBuck (center).
Boeing Employees Fund Donates $15k to Capital Hospice

The Boeing Employees Community Fund of the National Capital Area donated $15,000 to Falls Church-based Capital Hospice to help assure hospice services for those lacking insurance or other means to pay for their care. Jim Chamberlain, Operations & Maintenance Manager, Boeing Service Company in ChantillyB, presented the donation to Sally Mallison, Capital Hospice Manager of Foundation and Government Grants, and Patti DeBuck, Capital Hospice Vice President of Philanthropy. Boeing has been a loyal supporter of Capital Hospice since 1994. For more information, visit www.boeing.com or www.capitalhospice.org.

 

Dressbarn Selling ‘Hope Bracelets’ for American Cancer Society

Dressbarn, an off-price women’s apparel retail chain, is supporting the American Cancer Society’s event through the sales of Hope Bracelets, available in stores the month of May. For every $5 bracelet purchased, $2.50 will be contributed. The Falls Church Dressbarn is located at 6308 Leesburg Pike in the Seven Corners Shopping Center. For more information about Dressbarn, a national Relay for Life Team since 2004, visit www.dressbarn.com. For more information about the Relay for Life taking place Falls Church May 22-23, visit www.fallschurchrelay.org.

 

Arlington Chamber Best Business Awards Next Tuesday

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Annual Best Business Awards (ABBIES) on Tuesday, May 11 at the Sheraton National Hotel. The Chamber will recognize area businesses that go above and beyond serving their clients to make Arlington a great place to live and work. For more information, visit www.arlingtonchamber.org.

 

IRS Open House in Bailey’s Crossroads Next Saturday

The Internal Revenue Service will host a special nationwide open house on Saturday May 15 to help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems. Two hundred IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers across the country, including five in Virginia, will assist small business owners and individual taxpayers with notices and payments, return preparation and a variety of other tax issues. Each office will be open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. local time. In addition to locations in Roanoke, Richmond, Norfolk, Hampton and Fredericksburg, there is also a center at 5205 Leesburg Pike, Rm. 200 in Bailey’s Crossroads. The Open House on May 15 is the first of three events scheduled through the end of June. The next two are planned for Saturday, June 5 and Saturday, June 26. Details regarding those events will be available soon. For more information, visit www.irs.gov.

 

Social Media & Small Business Forum Set for May 25

A free social media forum, “Social Media & Small Business”, will be held May 25 from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the Mandarin Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Intuit sponsored event will include a panel of small business and social media experts who will address how small business owners can utilize social media to strengthen customer relationships and strengthen the business brand. For more information, visit www.nationalsmallbusinessweek.com.

 

Business to Business Trade Show Hosted by ViennaTysons Chamber

The ViennaTysons Regional Chamber of Commerce is presenting “Opportunity 2010: The Business 2 Business Trade Show” on Friday, June 11 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Tysons Corner Marriott. In addition to what is expected to be approximately 50 exhibitors, the event will include a sessions on increasing your income, social media marketing and securing government contracts. For information about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities visit www.VRTCC.org.

 


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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