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    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Furniture, custom jewelry, textiles, baking, coffee roasting and 3D printing —these are all examples of the kinds of artisanal manufacturing and small-scale production that are on rise, bringing new vibrancy to the communities where they reside. Fairfax County is considering how to support and grow this business sector that is becoming increasingly popular in today’s “maker” culture. The County ...read more
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    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Company is pleased to provide sponsorship; President and CEO serves as Marketing and Committee Chairs   Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), an award-winning provider of enterprise-wide solutions for commercial buyers and federal agencies is pleased to partner with Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA as a sponsor for the 2018 Advocacy Awards. The event will be held May 22 at the Walter E. ...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, May 02, 2018
    Inaugural Giving Together 24-Hour Yogathon in Support of USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore Female and veteran owned Honest Soul Yoga is proud to announce its inaugural Giving Together Yogathon, beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 25 and ending at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, featuring donation-based classes held every 90-minutes for a full 24-hour cycle. Proceeds from the event will ...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 27, 2018
    Fedcap and MVLE Combine to Advance Economic Equity Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. and MVLE, a Virginia-based agency that provides community-based employment and therapeutic support services for individuals living with disabilities, are excited to announce their combination. The combination, which will be formalized on April 1, promises to extend the demographic, and programmatic reach of ...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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    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    OptfinITy, the DC areas Leading IT Provider for Small Business and Non-Profit Associations announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named OptfinITy to its 2017 Next-Gen 250 list. The annual list recognizes standout IT solution providers who have successfully transformed their businesses to meet the demands of emerging technologies such as cloud computing, IoT, virtualization, ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    David and Christine Heiby of AUTO-GRIP are pleased to announce a successful transition from government contracting to business-to-business contractors after landing a nearly $1 million contract to supply AUTO-GRIP tools to Advance Auto Parts and Carquest Auto Part stores that will be sold under the name TEQ CORRECT by AUTO-GRIP. “We believe we are an example of how our community can transition ...read more
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    Friday, October 27, 2017
    Alexandria-based, Performing Arts Academy Features Holiday Performances in Nov. and Dec. Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Alexandria will present their annual Frosty Follies shows and Nutcracker performances in the Washington, D.C. area. Frosty Follies shows are free, and will be at the National Harbor Waterside Stage on Nov. 12 at 2 p.m., Old Town Alexandria at Market Square on Nov. 25 ...read more
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    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) announced today that the company has been awarded a one year contract with one option period to provide Information Systems and Technology Services (ISTS) to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). SAMS will develop a comprehensive procurement strategy for the next GAO IT modernization and operations acquisition.   The ISTS currently ...read more
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    Friday, October 13, 2017
    FVCbank announces the appointment of Michael G. Nassy, executive vice president and chief credit officer, to the board of directors of the Risk Management Association (RMA), a financial services trade association. RMA is a not-for-profit organization to advance the use of sound risk management principles, focusing on credit, market and operational risk, securities lending and regulatory issues ...read more
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    Thursday, October 12, 2017
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) announced today that it has been awarded a one-year contract with four option years for the United States Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit (EODESU) TWO. SAMS will provide administrative, technical and customer service support to assist with the unit’s increased command and control responsibilities.   EODESU TWO is ...read more
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    Friday, September 22, 2017
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) announced today that the firm was awarded a fourth Task Order on a five-year IDIQ by the Army Contracting Command to deliver contract operations, procurement management support, and administrative office operations for the Business Administrative Support Services (BASS) contract at Aberdeen Proving Grounds Belvoir (ACC-APG Belvoir). For this Task ...read more
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    Friday, September 22, 2017
    Your business can help local families who are struggling financially to enjoy the holiday celebrations this Thanksgiving and Christmas by donating food store gift cards for those in need in our Springfield and Burke communities.  ECHO (Ecumenical Community Helping Others) is planning to offer Thanksgiving and Christmas meals for over 325 ECHO clients and we need your help.  If you or your ...read more
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    Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Consistent Voice Communications has posted its company style guide online where others can download it and use it for free.   “I’m a firm believer in consistency in communications. That’s why ‘consistency’ and ‘communications’ make up two-thirds of the company name,” said Tom Pfeifer, CVC founder and chief strategist. “I know of no better way to keep consistency in communications than by using a ...read more
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    Monday, July 31, 2017
    Together with Supervisor Jeff McKay the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the annual Springfield BridgeWalk, Tuesday, Aug. 29. This family-friendly event is open to the entire community – businesses, residents and even your four-legged friends. Join the crowd at 7 p.m. at the corner of Amherst Avenue and Bland Street in central Springfield. At 7:30 p.m., as the lights ...read more
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    Friday, July 28, 2017
    FVCbank hosted the 6th annual charitable wine tasting event on July 21 to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter, a nonprofit whose mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s through the advancement of research, provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.   FVCbank’s ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    Staci L. Redmon, president and CEO of Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) has been recognized by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) as the 2017 Woman Vetrepreneur of the Year. The prestigious award is presented annually to one of the 380,000 woman veteran-owned business owners in the U.S.   To be considered for the award, nominees must clearly demonstrate those ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Alexandria Va. has announced completion of its newly constructed black box theatre located at the MSA Academy at 5775 Barclay Dr. in Alexandria. The facility is perfect for intimate dance, music and theatre performances. It seats 130. Costing $140,000 to build, MSA received an anonymous gift of $60,000 to help with the cost of the theatre. “We are the only ...read more
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    Friday, May 26, 2017
    On March 11, 2017, Fired Up To Help held a barbecue at Fair Winds Brewing Company in Lorton to support Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services (GSH), a local non-profit affordable housing provider.  The proceeds will help GSH with its mission of reducing homelessness and enabling self-sufficiency by providing permanent affordable housing, emergency financial services, budget counseling and case ...read more
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    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) is excited to announce its approval of an eight-hour Volunteer Time Off (VTO) policy for all full-time employees. SAMS is offering up to eight hours of paid time off to employees who volunteer with a 501(c) charitable organization during regular work hours.  The VTO program is an extension of SAMS Cares, the charitable sector of the company. “I’m ...read more
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    Friday, May 12, 2017
    A Sheriff’s deputy who leads a team of divers for a charity Polar Plunge, a police officer who also serves as a Cub Scout leader and a volunteer for the Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department were honored by the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce at its 5th Annual Above & Beyond event on Friday. The annual event recognizes first responders in the Greater Springfield area who better ...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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    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 community ...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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