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March 2017

Hidden Figures

Fairfax Clubhouse students visit Capitol Hill for a special screening of the movie Hidden Figures. Reston Limosine provided all transportation to this event. Without their support this would not have been possible.


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OP3 Facilitates Hidden Figures Screening on Capitol Hill

On February 16th students from the Bailey’s, Reston, Gum Springs and Southgate Community Centers and more than 250 other Northern Virginia teens were invited to join Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner at a private screening of “Hidden Figures” on Capitol Hill. Students received a very special treat hearing from the author of “Hidden Figures,” Margo Lee Shetterly and the director of the film, Theodore Melfi. The screening was also attended by the family of Ms. Katherine Johnson one of the film’s principle characters. Press Release>>


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A unique successful partnership between Inova, Fairfax County and the Lions Club Foundation has provided eyecare solutions for Northern Virginia residents for more than 42 years. The Inova Cares Lions Eye Clinic provides free comprehensive ophthalmic care, including medical and surgical care for all types of conditions of the eye to uninsured adult patients. The Lions Eye Clinic is staffed with a bilingual receptionist, an ophthalmic technician and a part-time, employed ophthalmologist. In addition, numerous volunteer ophthalmologists help care for patients. 

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Training & Resources

Become a 50+ ambassador to learn and share information on county resources and programs for older adults with people in your current circle of influence. Next Orientation/training is March 13. For more information contact Linda Hernandez-Giblin at or 703-324-5859

Regional Nonprofit Forum
on March 21st focuses on creating and sustaining successful partnerships between businesses and nonprofits. Featuring Sonal Shah from Georgetown’s University Beeck Center of Social Impact and Innovation, Clifford Yee from Raffa and Gretchen Van der Veer from Fair Chance as well as other business leaders and their nonprofit partners. Sponsored by George Mason University, OP3, the United Way and the McLean Chamber of Commerce.

275th Anniversary of Fairfax County
First in the lecture series on March 21, 2017 at the historic Fairfax Courthouse, 4000 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.  The History of Fairfax County & George Washington's Mount Vernon. Speakers include Chairman Sharon Bulova, Mount Vernon CEO Curt Viebranz, and Anniversary Chair, Gretchen Bulova. Tickets are free but seating is limited. Sign up is required.

The Northern Virginia Chamber’s Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards
Applications Open Through March 27! honor individuals, businesses and non-profits for above-and-beyond business leadership, employee engagement, and corporate social responsibility.

March 28 Shelter House Breakfast The Changing Lives Annual Benefit Breakfast brings businesses and individuals in the community together to raise awareness about family homelessness and domestic violence.

Complex Needs and Promising Solutions: Interventions for Housing and Homeless Service Providers
Case managers, program managers, and executive decision-makers are invited to join HomeAid Northern Virginia on March 30 at 9:00a for a morning of dialogue on homeless populations and the challenges and successes of keeping clients housed in the rapid re-housing model. More information, contact Cilda Pretorius or call 703-953-3525




Frank and Company

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. Their 32,000 global employees have an impact on the community that is just as meaningful and varied as the work that they do.

At their Reston headquarters and in Northern Virginia and the DC Metro area where around one-third of their employees call home, Leidos supports a number of inititiatives including STEM and veterans. In addition from the over 500 members of Team Leidos that participated in the DC Heart Walk, to the small but dedicated group that laid wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery in an ice storm in December, and from the dozens of volunteers that helped build a learning garden at Maury Elementary in Alexandria, to those who walk, run, ride, and raise money in events like Tour de Cure in Reston Town Center, Leidos and its employees dedicate their efforts, both on and off the clock, to making the world a better place.

In Orlando and Dayton, Team Leidos focuses largely on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education and Habitat for Humanity. In San Diego, employees devote hundreds of hours to the USO and to supporting the Navy and Marines in particular. Donations of money and time from UK colleagues often go to cancer-related charities.




March 16
Reston Chamber: Grow Your Business with Community Engagement Series – Keeping & Attracting Good People

March 22
Legal DIY: What to Handle Yourself vs. Hiring a Lawyer

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce

March 23
Veterans in Business Conference

Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Community Business Partnership
Army Navy Country Club Arlington

March 28
Advanced Volunteer Management Boot Camp 201
Providence Rec Center
Falls Church 

April 6
Economic Outlook Summit
Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation & Mt. Vernon Lee Chamber








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