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OCCASIONALLY CAKE OWNER JOINS FOOD NETWORK HOST in GEORGIA TO THANK FORT STEWART SOLDIERS

OCCASIONALLY CAKE OWNER JOINS FOOD NETWORK HOST in GEORGIA TO THANK FORT STEWART SOLDIERS

Occasionally Cake Works with Ashley Vicos, TV Host of Food Network’s ‘Have Cake Will Travel’
to Design Cake for Military Christmas Ball

Sabrina Campbell, owner of Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. was one of three cake designers invited by Food Network’s Ashley Vicos to create a 4-foot tall cake for the Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery(1-9), located at Fort Stewart, near Hinesville, Ga. Working with Vicos and two other cake designers, Campbell spent a week in Georgia helping create the vanilla cake with chocolate-fudge filling, replicating a big, sculpted tank, set adjacent to a decorative Christmas tree, and presented the cake to the Battalion at their annual Christmas Ball at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum in Pooler, Ga. For more information on Occasionally Cake, call 703-780-CAKE or visit www.occasionallycake.com.

Alexandria Police Officer Recognized at 14th Annual WRAP Awards

From Alexandria Police Department:

Alexandria Police Officer Brandon Smith was recognized December 16, 2011, for his efforts in the fight against impaired driving at the 14th Annual Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) Awards.

Officer Smith was among eleven law enforcement officers from the Washington, DC region recognized by WRAP for their outstanding commitment and exemplary service in the fight against drunk driving.

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.