OP3portunities Newsletter
Office of Public Private Partnerships August 2011
Reston Community Center Lake Anne
From left: Patricia Stevens, Executive Director of the Fairfax County Office of Public Private Partnerships and Visit Fairfax President and CEO, Barry Biggar present to merchants and residents of Lake Anne Village Center in Reston.
OP3 NEWS:
Lake Anne Revitalization

Members of OP3 and Visit Fairfax held a discussion on ways to attract more visitors and businesses to Lake Anne. During the meeting, which took place in the Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, guests discussed things they believe would make Lake Anne more of a destination. "Lake Anne Village Center offers visitors memorable experiences and sense of community, while doing simple things like getting their hair or nails done, eating lunch, or hunting for used books," said Patricia Stevens, Executive Director of OP3. Full article.

PARTNERSHIP PROFILE:
FCPS Business and Community Partnerships
Don't Give Me Six. Give Me Five! If you're like most people, remembering more than a handful of things is challenging. So if we were to suggest that there are thousands of ways to partner with Fairfax County Public Schools, your eyes might glaze over. Right? That's why the FCPS Business and Community Partnerships team came up with the "Give Me Five!" campaign - five ways to partner with Fairfax County Public Schools. See full profile.
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Char-a-oke! Companies That Care Resources & Training
Look into the "Eye of the Tiger," have a "Total Eclipse of the Heart," show your "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" or be a "Dancing Queen" to raise "Money, Money, Money" to benefit the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) world-class school system. The Education Foundation to Support Fairfax County Public Schools presents: Char-a-oke! The event features performances by Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova, Delegate Dave Albo, Delegate Vivian Watts, Delegate David Bulova, Delegate Scott Surovell, Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn, Delegate Mark Keam, Delegate Tim Hugo, Delegate Jim Scott, Delegate Barbara Comstock, FCPS Superintendent Jack Dale, FCPS School Board Members, Fairfax County Police Department. If you are interested in attending, here is more information.
Financial Investment Inc. (FII) is a multi-million dollar asset management and investment strategy firm in Herndon, VA. Their community giving focuses on poverty relief and child and youth development in Northern Virginia. FII continues to work with charities and non-profits including the Dulles Rotary Club, Western Fairfax Christian Ministries, Jill's House and Make-A-Wish Foundation, as well as other area charities. FII will be accepting grant proposals until September 30. According to Craig B. Kendall, President, "Giving back to the community has always been very important to us here. We are fortunate that our business continues to do well, and one of our stated missions here is for our employees and our company to really give back to the community both in terms of service and monetary contributions." August 24, 2011 from 8:30 am-12:30 pm - Exploring Earned Income hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton as part of the Nonprofit Conference on Fundraising Development Speaker Series: Have you ever considered diversifying your organization's funding stream to include earned income? Hear how nonprofit leaders got started. Learn best practices on marketing an idea, gaining buy-in from key stakeholders as well as the successes and the challenges. Subject matter experts will provide different perspectives allowing participants an opportunity for key takeaways that may be applied to their organization.
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