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Peer Navigators Jennifer Watson and Danielle Jackson prepare to answer veterans' questions at a Ladies Night event at the D.C. VA Medical Center.

Making a difference through grassroots philanthropy The name says it all: Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. Community residents support the Northern Virginia community and its most critical needs through their generous donations. The impact is far-reaching in this grassroots philanthropic model. The Community Foundation responds to need The Capital Area Food Bank is now in […]

JBG Companies launched The Signet, their extraordinary new residential condominium and retail complex in the heart of McLean, on Wednesday evening, April 19th at an invitation only private event at J. Gilberts. Potential residents were greeted at the door with glasses of sparkling rosé and were treated to delicious tastings while circulating amongst the displayed […]

On May 4, the PenFed Foundation held its 13th Annual Night of Heroes Gala at Trump® International Hotel. The event raised a record nearly $1.5 million.  All proceeds go towards supporting more than 35,000 veterans, active military members, and their families each year.  Nearly 800 military, business, community, and government leaders attended the event which […]

Carolyn Delaney hosted the 10th Annual Mingle for Charity Benefiting Breast Cancer last May at Greenhouse Bistro with a live band and Silent Auction. Proceeds went to The IIIB’s Foundation Bosom Buddy Baskets

Shelter House Inc.’s Annual Changing Lives Benefit Breakfast was held on Tuesday, March 28 at the Westwood Country Club in Vienna, Virginia. Businesses, elected officials and individuals, came together to create awareness and visibility around family homelessness and domestic violence in the community. 

New Community-Based Venues Will Keep Events & Activities Going Work to renovate the McLean Community Center’s (MCC) Ingleside Avenue facility has begun. To ensure the Center’s programs and services will continue uninterrupted, MCC Executive Director George Sachs has worked with Fairfax County’s Facilities Management Department to find and secure rental properties for a 22-month period.

Leesburg warmly welcomed one of its newest businesses on Friday, March 31st, when The Woodhouse Spa hosted its Grand Opening celebration at its Leesburg Village location. The occasional bursts of rain that threatened all day did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd as Don and Beth Weeks as they cut the gold ribbon […]