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Kevin Fay Honored with James L. Eichberg Lifetime Achievement Award

From LLS:

Alexandria, VA— Kevin Fay, a prominent Washington businessman and founder of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS’s) Congressional Honors Program, today was named the recipient of the James L. Eichberg Lifetime Achievement Award for 2012.  Mr. Fay, a long time advocate for increased funding for leukemia research and 15-year Leukemia Ball Executive Committee member, has helped raise more than $3 million dollars through private donations and attendance at the Balls.

In 2001, Mr. Fay founded LLS’s Congressional Honors Program to advance blood cancer advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill. He raised significant awareness of LLS’s mission by educating Members of Congress on the need for additional funding for blood cancer research and providing updates to Members on research advancements to underscore the effectiveness of research dollars.

Greater Springfield Chamber Inducts New Board and President, Honors Awardees

Greater Springfield Chamber Inducts New Board and President, Honors Awardees

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Dinner Thursday evening, December 8 at the Hilton Springfield.  The Chamber, representing businesses from Burke, Fairfax Station, Franconia, Kingstowne, Lorton Station, Newington and Springfield, used the year end event to introduce its newly elected board members and the coming year’s board president.  Following the board installation the Chamber recognized worthy businesses and individuals for their accomplishments and contributions to our community.

Scott Gordon Announces Candidacy for Alexandria City Council

From the Committee to Elect Scott Gordon:

Scott Gordon, member of the Del Ray Citizen’s Association and member of The City Council’s Sister Cities Commission has announced his candidacy for Alexandria City Council in November 2012. As a Moderate Republican, Mr. Gordon seeks the Council seat as a strong fiscal conservative and a liberal social activist.

CITY SQUARE CAFÉ ANNOUNCES RAFFLE WINNER OF THANKSGIVING DINNER

CITY SQUARE CAFÉ ANNOUNCES RAFFLE WINNER OF THANKSGIVING DINNER

 
Local Manassas Residents Enjoy Complimentary Dinner and Benefit SERVE

           

Dale and Jeff Pickard of Manassas, Va. were named raffle winners for the complimentary Thanksgiving dinner-to-go. Those people that brought in food donations to City Square Cafe for Manassas, Va.,-based SERVE were given a raffle ticket to win a Thanksgiving dinner-to-go, serving up to 10 people. City Square Café in Old Town Manassas, Va. collected more than $400 worth of groceries for the local SERVE food pantry. For more information, call 703.369.6022 or visit www.citysquarecafe.com.

City Square Café features homemade cuisine, made-to-order, without using preservatives or artificial ingredients. Chefs use fresh, local produce from local famer’s markets.

Alexandria and McLean Residents Awarded Full-Tuition University of Phoenix Scholarship

From the University of Phoenix:

University of Phoenix, the largest private University in North America, today announced the six nationwide recipients of its “Forever a Phoenix” scholarship.  Two of the six scholarships were awarded to local residents Timothy Steele of McLean and Traci Robinson-Williams of Alexandria. Steele and Robinson-Williams each hold a bachelor’s degree from University of Phoenix, and will use the scholarship to pursue master’s degrees. 

“It’s always rewarding to see students taking additional steps to advance their educations,” said Erik Greenberg, campus director, University of Phoenix Northern Virginia. “Timothy and Traci are true ambassadors of our values at University of Phoenix, so it’s an honor and a pleasure to award them these scholarships to continue to pursue their educational and career goals with the University.”

Alexandria and McLean Residents Awarded Full-Tuition University of Phoenix Scholarship

From the University of Phoenix:

University of Phoenix, the largest private University in North America, today announced the six nationwide recipients of its “Forever a Phoenix” scholarship.  Two of the six scholarships were awarded to local residents Timothy Steele of McLean and Traci Robinson-Williams of Alexandria. Steele and Robinson-Williams each hold a bachelor’s degree from University of Phoenix, and will use the scholarship to pursue master’s degrees. 

“It’s always rewarding to see students taking additional steps to advance their educations,” said Erik Greenberg, campus director, University of Phoenix Northern Virginia. “Timothy and Traci are true ambassadors of our values at University of Phoenix, so it’s an honor and a pleasure to award them these scholarships to continue to pursue their educational and career goals with the University.”

Local Travel Expert Wins Outstanding Sales Achievement Award from Cruise Holidays

From Cruise Holidays:

Cruise Holidays, North America’s most successful cruise-specialty retail franchise, presented a very select group of travel consultants with Outstanding Individual Sales Achievement awards at a special ceremony during the franchise network’s Annual Convention. The convention took place November 5-12 aboard Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam.