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    Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    Students of the Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) Performing Arts Academy of Alexandria, VA will see a lot of new changes at the newly, expanded MSA Academy headquarters in Kingstowne, located in Alexandria. With more than 40 students, the Academy now offers more space with 14,500 square feet, including seven dance studios, four music studios and a new black box theater that will be complete ...read more
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    Monday, September 19, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), has been named on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list for the third year in a row. The Fast 50 recognizes small businesses that have continually succeeded in the federal market. SAMS placed 28th on the list with an impressive growth rate of over 70%. The Washington Technology Fast 50 list is comprised of companies with at least five years of ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    With Thanksgiving and December holidays around the corner, ECHO encourages area businesses to think of local families who are struggling financially. Being able to prepare a holiday feast brings happiness and hope. ECHO provided 605 food baskets (or gift cards to purchase food) in November and December 2015, and there are even more families who qualify this year. ECHO asks businesses across the ...read more
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    Friday, September 09, 2016
    Staci Redmon, President and CEO of Strategy and Management Services Inc. (SAMS), has been selected as a finalist for the 14th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards ™ for the Executive of the Year category. The award, presented by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, honors a government contracting C-level executive in the Greater Washington region who has made ...read more
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    Monday, August 29, 2016
    SPRINGFIELD, VA, Aug. 29, 2016 – Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) has been awarded Task Order 0003 of a 5 year IDIQ by the Army Contract Command to provide a range of contracting support services in support of the Aberdeen Proving Grounds Belvoir, Business Administrative Support Services (BASS) mission. SAMS will be responsible for providing services in contract operations, ...read more
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    Thursday, August 18, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services Inc. (SAMS), announces that it was awarded the honor of being placed on the Inc. 500/5000 list for 2016 for the 2nd year in a row. SAMS was listed as #1815 for being one of America’s top growing private companies. The Inc. 5000 awards U.S. based, privately held businesses with the highest percentage of revenue growth over a 3 year period. The award follows ...read more
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    Thursday, August 04, 2016
    Terry L. Elliott joined FVCbank as senior vice president, and brings her award-winning experience in the Manassas, Virginia, area supporting business customers to focus on growing the Bank’s commercial relationships. Prior to joining FVCbank, Elliott worked at United Bank of Manassas, Virginia, as senior vice president, commercial lender. Highlights of her 16-year career include selection by ...read more
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    Thursday, July 07, 2016
    Chandra Kumar has been selected as the new Executive Director at Greenspring, an Erickson Living retirement community in Springfield, VA. In this role, Kumar will oversee the daily operations at the 58-acre campus with nearly 2,000 residents. Kumar has over twenty years of experience in the senior living industry, including serving the past two years as the Associate Executive Director at ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 05, 2016
    Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar , the upscale burger restaurant which offers gourmet burgers combined with perfectly paired wine selections, raised $10,000 for The Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools as part of its grand opening celebration in Springfield, Virginia. Zinburger made its debut in the National Capital Area when it opened its Springfield, location in May. Zinburger sold ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    CALIBRE Systems, Inc. (CALIBRE), an employee-owned management consulting and information technology solutions company supporting government and industry, has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Washington Post. The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces list spotlights private, public, nonprofit and government agencies based solely on employee ratings and comments about the workplace ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    A Sheriff’s deputy who flies terminally ill patients to treatment facilities and a firefighter who builds boards that teach autistic children to type were two of the four first responders honored by the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce at its 4th Annual Above & Beyond Luncheon on Monday. The annual event recognizes first responders in the Greater Springfield area who better their ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    Springfield residents have a new option for all of their haircare needs — Supercuts is now open at 6681-I in Backlick Shopping Center (703-569-0009) To celebrate its grand opening, the salon is hosting festivities and offering $9.00 haircuts from June 17 to July 17, 2016. The new Springfield Supercuts is locally owned and operated by Hassan Balouch. Balouch has hired an outstanding team of 5 ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments, and commercial buyers announces today that its President and CEO, Staci L. Redmon, will attend and participate in two strategic business growth and leadership events this month. As a seasoned business leader with ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    Interstate Moving | Relocation | Logistics, one of the country’s largest independent moving companies, is thrilled to announce that its Executive Vice President of Administration, Margie Malloy, has been nominated for the Sister Eymard Gallagher Award by the 2016 Human Resources Leadership Awards (HRLA) of Greater Washington. The award honors human resources professionals for their ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    Andrews Federal Credit Union’s Enola Thaboun, Springfield Branch Manager, was recently appointed to the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Board members assist the Chamber in fulfilling its mission to bring businesses together in the Greater Springfield area to develop and promote balanced economic growth and business opportunities in harmony with the objectives of ...read more
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    Monday, May 23, 2016
    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has awarded Holly Erika Leinz of Burke, VA a scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Holly is a senior at Lake Braddock Secondary School, an officer in DECA – an international business club and association of marketing students, and a volunteer with SHINE for Girls – a program that empowers elementary and middle school girls through tutoring, ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 10, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of operations support, information technology services, facilities and program management services for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces today that it has been selected as an honoree for the 2016 Smart CEO Washington Cornerstone Awards. The Cornerstone Awards program honors ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 27, 2016
    Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar , the upscale burger restaurant which offers gourmet burgers combined with perfectly paired wine selections, will make its debut in the National Capital Area when it opens its Springfield, Virginia location on Tuesday, May 3 at the Springfield Town Center, 6795 Springfield Mall in Springfield. Since opening the East Coast’s first Zinburger in Clifton, N.J. ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 27, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), a verified SBA-certified SDB small business, that provides operations support, information technology services, facilities management functions, and a range of other solutions is proud to announce today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved a Mentor Protégé (MP) agreement between SAMS and Advanced Business ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    Professional communicator Tom Pfeifer is celebrating his birthday today, April 5, 2016, by publishing his first book on speech writing. In three chapters, Write It, Speak It: Writing a Speech They’ll Applaud , gives you the tools you need to produce a more effective, powerful and memorable speech. Chapter 1 discusses the rules and good practices of all effective writing. With that ...read more
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    Thursday, March 17, 2016
    Hotel Honored for Exceptional Overall Experience, Cleanliness of Guest Suites and Breakfast Experience Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) thirteen market-leading brands, announced this week winners of its global brand awards. Embassy Suites by Hilton Springfield part of Embassy Suites by Hilton’s global brand of upscale, All Suites hotels, has won the Connie ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces today that it will exhibit at the 11th Annual Veterans In Business Conference at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia on March 24, 2016. SAMS President and CEO, Staci ...read more
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    Monday, March 14, 2016
    Springfield residents will now be able to benefit from one of Virginia's most trusted doggie daycare facilities. Reserved Barking is a doggy daycare, training center, boarding center and grooming service that already has a great reputation in Alexandria, VA. Now, they’re accepting customers at a new 15,000 square foot facility in Springfield, VA. The Grand Opening is set for Saturday, ...read more
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    Friday, March 04, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), a verified SBA-certified SDB small business, that provides operations support, information technology services, facilities management functions, and a range of solutions, is proud to announce today that its President and CEO, Staci L. Redmon, has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Washington Metropolitan Area District ...read more
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    Friday, February 26, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces today that it has been awarded a contract to continue its support to the Army Communications-Electronic Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC) Intelligence Support ...read more
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    Friday, February 26, 2016
    Lorton-based, Performing Arts Academy Tap Students Honor Black History Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble of Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) recently performed for the Black History Month Celebration by Music at NOVA at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria. Other entertainment included: poetry, Martin Luther King, Jr. excerpts, NOVA Jazz Ensemble, NOVA ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 10, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces today that its President and CEO, Staci L. Redmon, will participate as a keynote speaker at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) next Business EXCELerator event, titled ...read more
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    Friday, January 29, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces today that it has been awarded a new contract with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). In particular, SAMS will assist in the development and implementation of a ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 26, 2016
    Eli Ayoub has recently been named the new Director of Dining Services at Greenspring, an Erickson Living retirement community in Springfield, Virginia. Ayoub brings to the community nearly 25 years of leadership in hospitality and dining operations, as well as more than a decade of experience serving the senior living industry. He officially started in his new role on January 4. “I believe ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 05, 2016
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces today that it has joined the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC). This new membership will provide SAMS with access to unparalleled business development and thought ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 29, 2015
    Interstate Group Holdings, Inc. ( moveinterstate.com ), one of the region’s most trusted relocation, moving, and logistics companies, is proud to announce its involvement in Wreaths Across America’s annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on December 12. Interstate is proud to support Wreaths Across America’s sacred tradition of honoring our fallen soldiers ...read more
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    Friday, December 18, 2015
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces today that its President and CEO, Staci L. Redmon, has been named a winner of the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Award in the $10 Million-$25 Million annual revenue category. ...read more
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    Monday, December 14, 2015
    Christine Peterson , president of the Friends of Richard Byrd Library , is a dynamic and highly motivated volunteer in the Springfield community and this year’s prestigious Herb Hunter Citizen of the Year . Peterson was one of three award recipients at the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 10, which also included the swearing in of 2016 Chamber ...read more
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    Thursday, December 10, 2015
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning, SBA 8(a) program participant, verified SDVOSB, EDWOSB, SBA-certified SDB small business, and Commonwealth of Virginia SWaM certified company that provides a range of enterprise-wide solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces today that it will add Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) to ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 25, 2015
    On Friday, November 20, residents and staff at Greenspring retirement community participated in the 13th annual Turkey Trot on campus. The event is held each year to help raise funds for several area nonprofits. As a result of the funds donated by the community this year, Greenspring was able to distribute 320 turkeys to local families in need through three area nonprofits: SOME (So Others Might ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 25, 2015
    At this year's 2015 CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. Conference, parent company World Travel Holdings honored their top agents. More than 90 out of 1,200 agents were recognized for their achievements in sales, marketing, public relations, social media, IT and more. Michael Cohen and co-agent Dinah Cohen, of Burke, VA were awarded the Cruises Inc. -- Top Marketing Agents of the Year Award and the ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 24, 2015
    Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd. a leading full-service CPA firm serving the Washington, DC region’s nonprofits, businesses, and individuals, has ranked 4th on the 2015 Washington Business Journal list of corporate philanthropists. The annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards honors the region's most active and inspirational companies and nonprofits who have made a difference in their ...read more
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    Friday, November 20, 2015
    Rotary Club of Springfield members gathered November 19 at Houlihan's inside the Hilton Springfield to assemble Thanksgiving food baskets that were provided to Garfield Elementary for families in need. Happy Thanksgiving from the Rotary Club of Springfield!
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    Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    Alexandria, VA – Halt, Buzas & Powell welcomed Teleshia Simpson, CPA, to the firm as Tax Manager on Monday, October 19, 2015. Teleshia joined Halt, Buzas & Powell’s tax department under the direction of Steve Halt, CPA, Partner, and Erica Roque, CPA, Principal. Teleshia Simpson brings to the firm more than 10 years of experience providing tax compliance and tax planning ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) chapter at West Springfield High School has named senior Shelby Haynes its 2015 Female Player of the Year. The local FCA chapter also announced that on National Signing Day Haynes committed to Army to play basketball. "Shelby has been a tremendous influence of integrity, excellence, service and teamwork on the basketball court, around campus and in ...read more
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    Monday, November 16, 2015
    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its partnership with Virginia Energy Sense (VES) in an effort to help reduce electricity consumption in the Greater Springfield area and across Northern Virginia. VES is an energy education program, managed by the Virginia State Corporation Commission, focused on reducing statewide electricity consumption by 10 percent by 2020. ...read more
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    Monday, November 09, 2015
    Interstate Group Holdings, Inc. (MoveInterstate.com), one of the region’s most trusted relocation, moving, and logistics companies announced that it has been named one of Washington D.C.’s largest private companies by the Washington Business Journal, for the fifth year in a row. The list recognizes the metro area’s biggest private players critical to the vitality of the economy. ...read more
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    Monday, November 09, 2015
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announced that its President and CEO, Staci L. Redmon, was featured as an outstanding Veteran business owner in the upcoming PBS special “Veterans N Transition.” Ms. Redmon starred ...read more
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    Friday, November 06, 2015
    Greenspring, an Erickson Living retirement community, has received the 2015 Hobart Jackson Cultural Diversity Award from LeadingAge, a national association representing 6,000 nonprofit aging services organizations throughout the United States. Greenspring’s Executive Director, Ben Cornthwaite, accepted the award at the LeadingAge national conference in Boston on November 2. “We are ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    SecureTech360, a Community Business Partnership (CBP) Business Incubation Center Client, was honored with the Donna Noble Incubator Client Award at the Virginia Business Incubation Association’s (VBIA) annual conference, October 19-20, 2015. The award recognizes SecureTech360’s outstanding growth and achievements since entering the incubation program, and CBP’s outstanding client ...read more
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    Monday, October 26, 2015
    FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA - First Virginia Community Bank Senior Vice President and Regional Lending Executive Christopher O. Turley was named Banker of the Year by SmartCEO at the business magazine’s Washington Money Manager Awards ceremony Oct. 19 at the Bethesda Marriott. Turley focuses on the bank’s commercial and industrial portfolio, including government contractors, to help provide ...read more
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    Friday, October 23, 2015
    ECHO (Ecumenical Communities Helping Others) is looking for interested Chamber members to adopt a needy Springfield or Burke family to receive a Thanksgiving meal basket. ECHO is increasing its outreach this year above last year's level of 339 Thanksgiving baskets. To help meet this higher goal, ECHO is seeking Chamber members that are interested in adopting a family. ECHO seeks donations of ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces four new follow-ons and a contract expansion with current clients. Contract Follow-ons include: • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health and Inspections ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    Interstate Group Holdings, Inc. (MoveInterstate.com) is pleased to announce the promotion of Larry Chwirut to Vice President and General Manager of its subsidiary, Interstate Logistics. Mr. Chwirut’s promotion to a senior leadership role comes on the heels of exceptional growth for Interstate, with a projected 13% increase in revenue this year over 2014. “Mr. Chwirut is an industry ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 14, 2015
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of innovative operations, management and technology solutions for federal agencies, state and local governments and commercial buyers, announces that it has been awarded two new contracts. SAMS will be working with the Executive Office for United States Attorney and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 14, 2015
    First Virginia Community Bank (FVCbank) announces the hiring of Lance D. Nobles as senior vice president, regional lending executive for the Bank’s Loudoun County initiatives, and Sharon Ricciardi as vice president, business development officer/relationship manager for the Bank. “With the continued development in Loudoun County, FVCbank is focused on supporting the needs of this ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 30, 2015
    Carol Mount, tax manager, has announced that she will be retiring from Halt, Buzas & Powell on October 15, 2015. Since joining the firm in 1998, Carol has focused on tax compliance and tax planning for individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and trusts and estates. “Carol has been an outstanding team player over the past 17 years,” says partner, Steve Halt. “She ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce notified the Fairfax County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors on January 18 of its support for the proposed Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) District II Substation and Training Facility to be located adjacent the Franconia-Springfield Metro Station. The three-story 23,000 square feet substation and the 33,000 square feet training ...read more
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