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Loudoun Sheriff, Legislators, Business Leaders Attended Annual Business Awards Event The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its annual business awards winners at the “Stars Over Dulles” Awards Luncheon event on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at Hilton Washington Dulles Airport in Herndon. The master of ceremonies was James Lawson, Chairman of the Board, Dulles Regional Chamber […]

Former Olympic Ice Skater Michael Weiss On January 5, 2018, local resident and former Olympic skater Michael Weiss, 41, was elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame, accepting his award in a ceremony at the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, California, surrounded by friends and family. “When I was […]

Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery had their open house at the Westwood Country Club last November. Over 100 attendees enjoyed passed hors d’oeuvres and beverages during Dr. George Weston’s and Dr. Robert Sigal’s educational presentation. The presentation detailed the remarkable patient studies and transformations that the surgeons at Austin-Weston are able to achieve. The […]

On February 17th, the Metro D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its 22nd Annual Joker’s Wild Casino Night at the beautiful Hilton McLean. Last year, more than 200 supporters raised over $120,000 to help fund cystic fibrosis research, care and programs. Event Chairs Carl and Judy Riedy started this event back in […]

Fairfax County Public Schools held the 4th annual FCPS Mental Health and Wellness Conference on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  Dr. Scott Brabrand, FCPS Superintendent, opened the conference, and Dr. Jonathan Dalton, from the Center for Anxiety and Behavioral Change, was the keynote speaker.  Participants in this conference, which was free to staff, parents, and community […]

Health is Right School Program Starts Strong Imagine a world where all people live healthy and decent lives. That is what many students throughout the Northern Virginia area are starting to do thanks to the efforts of the Health Is Right School Program. This Youth Teams project is another brainchild of Dr. Kavian Milani, whose […]

The Dulles Day Plane Pull at Washington Dulles International Airport attracted thousands of visitors for the airport’s annual free open house with a daylong schedule of activities, events and family fun on Sept. 23. Nearly 100 teams from many segments of the community  pulled two jet aircraft with ropes in a friendly competition that originated […]

Presented by the Greater Merrifield Business Association (GMBA), the Mosaic District hosted the annual festival which had fun for the whole family and showcased a number of  local businesses. Music performers during the festival included: Split String Soup (Bluegrass), the Greater Merrifield Baptist Church gospel choir, Power Child (90s Alternative Rock, and Jeff from Accounting […]