Town Business Liaison Committee Awards 2022 Carole Wolfand Community Service Award to Paula McGinnis & Body Grace Fitness & Yoga!

Vienna Business Assocation Talk of Tysons

Congratulations to the 2022 Carole Wolfand Community Service Award winner, Paula McGinnis, Owner of Body Grace Fitness and Yoga! During the past year, Paula McGinnis and Body Grace Fitness & Yoga have supported a wide-ranging array of community activities:  sponsored multiple clothing drives for the Community for Helping Others (CHO);  Body Grace served on the Liberty Amendments Committee and offered …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – April 21

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Cultivating creativity, collaboration Leidos was preparing for the grand opening of its new global headquarters in Reston in March 2020. But then the COVID-19 pandemic hit and  Leidos’ workforce went mobile and events came to a halt. Despite that disruption, the 275,000-square-foot facility designed for sustainability and employee wellness has “stood the test of time,” according to WashingtonExec in a feature article about …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – April 14

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Workplace kudos Two Fairfax County-based companies landed in the top 10 on the national Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For 2022 list: Tysons-based Hilton at no. 2; and Capital One, also based in Tysons, at no. 10. In addition, Modern Technology Solutions, based in the Fairfax County area of Alexandria, ranked at no. 39; and Vienna-based Navy Federal Credit Union placed at no. 76. The companies were …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – April 7

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Best workplace chart-toppers 47 Northern Virginia-based companies, including 28 in Fairfax County, ranked on the Washington Business Journal’s 16th annual list of “Best Places to Work in Greater Washington.” In the small company category (10-24 employees), 11 Northern Virginia companies placed on the list, including Main Digital (Tysons) and Matrix Consulting (Reston). Eleven medium-sized companies (25-49 employees) made the ranking, including Tellius (Reston) and Trustar Bank (Great Falls). For large …

Two Must-See Museums at Virginia Wineries

Linda Barrett Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons, Travel

Our area wineries keep “upping their game” to provide even more reasons to visit—other than their fine wines. You’ll find games including cornhole and axe throwing, entertainment like bands and comedy nights, fire pits, a plethora of dining options, and now…museums! In this column, we’ll introduce you to two of Northern Virginia’s winery/museum options located at The Winery at Bull …

Get to Know Archer

Analiese Kreutzer Features, Talk of Tysons

There’s a new neighbor in the Scotts Run South community, and people want to know, who is Archer? What is he like? Those who know Archer best describe him as an adventurer, storyteller, connoisseur, and humorist. He’s gracious, the consummate host, and his hotel reflects that.  When you enter this luxury boutique property, you immediately get swept up in Archer’s …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – March 31

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Getting them out of harm’s way Tysons-based security firm Global Guardian has evacuated more than 7,500 people out of Ukraine since the Russian military invaded that country last month. Formed in 2012, Global Guardian is now part of the $32 billion North American security services market, which includes everything from traditional security guards and currency transport to the burgeoning cybersecurity industry and …

Ava Music School: Bringing Music to the Lives of Students

Keith Loria Around Town, Art & Culture, Talk of Tysons

Anahita Khorsandi opened Ava Music School at 311 Maple Ave. W in Vienna last year, offering piano, guitar, violin and vocal lessons—both private and group for children (starting at age 3) and adults. “Being aware of the significant therapeutic effects of music and arts in the development of mind and spirit of humans of all ages and specially the children, makes …

GMBA Celebrates Women’s History Month with Tina Cross of McCabe’s Printing Group

Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town, Talk of Tysons

With March being Women’s History month, GMBA endeavors to highlight some members who are women owned. With that in mind, we recently interviewed Tina Cross of McCabe’s Printing Group. Printing companies across the country were hard hit by the pandemic when events were cancelled and restaurants were closed. Normally restaurants require menu printings, weddings require invitations and save the date …