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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. ...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 ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has chosen three Fairfax County first responders to be honored at its annual Above & Beyond event on Friday, May 12, 2017. This annual event recognizes first responders in the Greater Springfield area who better their community by quietly volunteering personal time, energy and funds to fill a need outside of their day-to-day duties. In addition to ...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 ...read more
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    Monday, February 20, 2017
    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has announced it will award a $1,000 college scholarship this spring. This is the twelfth year the Chamber’s Foundation has awarded scholarships to deserving students in the Greater Springfield area. Criteria for the scholarship include maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher, residency in the Greater Springfield area and plans to pursue a ...read more
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    Friday, December 09, 2016
    If you don’t know Pete Conklin, it’s not because he isn’t trying. The owner of Personal Affairs Management is a volunteer’s volunteer, sporting a list of more than 15 local organizations he has spent time, talent and legal tender to better the Greater Springfield community. For his dedication to his community, Conklin is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Herb ...read more
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    Monday, August 01, 2016
    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has taken a position in opposition to the proposed 4 percent additional tax on all ready-to-eat meals and prepared foods in Fairfax County. The meals tax will be the last question on the November 8, 2016 ballot. If passed, a 4 percent Fairfax County tax on top of the existing 6 percent Virginia sales tax would be added to all prepared foods and ...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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    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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