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    Wednesday, January 30, 2019
    Scholarships Now AvailableAs part of our dedication to the credit union philosophy, "People Helping People", we are offering our studentmembers ten (10) $2,000 scholarships to be used for tuition and books.  The application process is now open and we invite you, or a student you may know, to apply.  The application deadline is April 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm.  Winners will be notified by May 15, ...read more
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    Thursday, December 27, 2018
    Kimberly Clarke has been named president and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce effective January 1, 2019, announced Chamber board chair Kathleen McDermott. Clarke will succeed Nancy-jo Manney, who joined the organization as president and CEO in 1998. Clarke comes to the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce with more than a decade of experience in the financial, restaurant and ...read more
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    Monday, December 17, 2018
    Among occasional crowd choruses of “Nancy-jo, Nancy-jo,” Nancy-jo Manney, who is retiring at the end of the year after 20 years at the helm of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, was honored Thursday evening at Embassy Suites Springfield with a Fairfax County Board of Supervisors resolution, induction as an honorary member of Rotary International, and accorded the inaugural Nancy-jo ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    On October 15, 2018 Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) was named the Minority Veteran Business Enterprise of the Year by the National Veteran Owned Business Association (NaVOBA). This award is reserved for companies that are at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by minority U.S. military veterans.   “SAMS is humbled to receive such a prestigious award,” said Staci L. Redmon, ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    ECHO is delighted to welcome Anita King as its new executive director. Anita has accepted the position and has been unanimously approved by ECHO’s board of directors. Anita has been a family counselor and, most recently, the director of client services for ECHO. Anita follows in the footsteps of Meg Brantley and Pat Gauthier who each served for many years before retiring from the vital leadership ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 07, 2018
    SAMS’ president and CEO, Staci L. Redmon, receives Project 500 Executive Certificate from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.   On July 27, 2018, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) held its inaugural commencement ceremony for graduates from the Airports Authority Small Business University, a partnership with Project 500 and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of ...read more
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    Monday, July 16, 2018
    The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) and sponsor JPMorgan Chase announced the Women Veteran’s Business Enterprise of the Year award recipients on June 18, 2018 at the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) National Conference and Business Fair in Detroit, MI. Award recipients Phyllis Newhouse, CEO, Xtreme Solutions, Inc.; Barbara Myrick, CEO, B&M Construction, Inc.; and ...read more
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    Monday, June 11, 2018
    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has awarded Julia Reynolds of Springfield, VA and Peter Buschman of Burke, VA scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each. Both students attended Lake Braddock Secondary School. During high school Reynolds participated in DECA; was a member of the Spanish Honor Society; worked in her schools Writing Center; helped start a Fashion Ambassadors club designed ...read more
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    Friday, May 04, 2018
    Greater Springfield Chamber Honors Heroes at Valor Awards Breakfast A Sheriff’s Office team who saved a suicidal and combative inmate, a police officer just let loose from his training officer who used every bit of training to non-lethally subdue a man high on bath salts and a team of Fire and Rescue personnel who rescued a man holding down an aggressive 100-pound Rottweiler were honored this ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Award-winning government and commercial contracting company is now Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Participant Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning, industry leader and provider of enterprise-wide solutions for federal agencies and commercial buyers, is pleased to announce that it is Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (LDBE) Certified by the ...read more
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    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of enterprise-wide solutions for commercial buyers and federal agencies is now a National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) Certified Service-Disabled Veteran’s Business Enterprise (SDVBE). This marks the company’s third Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) verification.   Third-party ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    Northern Virginia Community College’s President Dr. Scott Ralls is pleased to announce Dr. Nicole Reaves as provost of the college’s Medical Education Campus. Reaves started at NOVA March 12, 2018. “Trained Nursing and Allied Health professionals are increasingly in high demand; with NOVA recognized as the region’s leading source,” said Ralls. “We need the very best to deliver the best and Dr. ...read more
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    Friday, March 16, 2018
    Metropolitan School of the Arts Performing Arts Academy is hosting its Anniversary Annual Showcase, 10Plus 1, an innovative choreography of  tap, jazz, contemporary and hip-hop dance on Sunday, April 15 at 5 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center in Alexandria, Va. The Academy at Metropolitan School of the Arts is a college preparatory performing arts program for emerging young artists, ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    All Suites Brands by Hilton Recognize Top Hotels and Team Members at First-Ever Tri-Brand Conference The three award-winning brands that are part of the All Suites portfolio by Hilton (NYSE: HLT) - Embassy Suites by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton - recognized top hotels and team members as best-in-class performers during the recent All Suites hotel leadership ...read more
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    Friday, December 15, 2017
    Honorees top off Annual Greater Springfield Chamber Installation Dinner An executive director who oversees approximately 400 workers — for free — is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Herb Hunter Citizen of the Year. Meg Brantley, this year’s recipient, is executive director of the nonprofit Ecumenical Community Helping Others (ECHO). Brantley was one of six award recipients at the ...read more
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    Friday, December 15, 2017
    On December 14, 2017, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Springfield, the Springfield/South County Youth Club (SYC) board of directors gathered with friends of SYC to bid an emotional farewell to Carolyn Brennan as she heads-off into retirement. Carolyn’s knowledge of fields, sports and SYC history as well as her unique style and insights will be greatly missed. The SYC board, staff, coaches, ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce supports today’s decision by the Virginia Department of Transportation to move forward with construction of the 395 Express Lanes. “The 395 corridor is a critical route for the Greater Springfield region, and all of northern Virginia. The conversion of today’s HOV system to Express Lanes will benefit travelers by increasing roadway capacity and offering ...read more
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