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Networking Lunch with GMBA & Falls Church Chamber on the Pandemic’s Effect on NOVA’s Economy and Our Near-Term Recovery

Everyone Welcome!
April 20, Noon - 1:30 PM

Join the Greater Merrifield Business Association and the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce for a virtual networking luncheon featuring a presentation on the pandemic’s effect on NVA’s economy and our near-term recovery by Jeannette Chapman, Director of The Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s Economic Future, The Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University.

Free for GMBA and Falls Church Chamber members, $5 for non-members.
Maximize Your GMBA Membership - Know (and use) Your Benefits!
April 14, 2021
12-1 on zoom

Are you taking advantage of all of the free advertising that comes along with your membership? If not, you might want to join us for this hands-on training!

Learn how to post events, specials, news releases, job openings and more!

IGNITE! Small Business Bootcamp
April 12 - May 5
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Late registration open through April 18

Looking to start a small business, or brush up on your small business skills? This 4 week, 8 session class was designed just for that!

Classes are held Monday and Wednesday for 4 weeks and will be presented by a variety of business-savvy professionals from across the region.
Join Us!

April 12 - Session One – Are You Ready to Start a Business? - completed  
April 14 - Session Two – Business Planning 101 
April 19 - Session Three – Money, Money, Money
April 21 - Session Four – The Business Launch  
April 26 - Session Five – News You Can Use     
April 28 - Session Six – Marketing is King / Queen          
May 3 - Session Seven – Smooth Operator
May 5 - Session Eight – The Grand Opening

To register for remaining classes, click here!
Member News, Events & Promotions
Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK Socially-Distanced Sound Art at Wolf Trap
April 6 - September 6, 2021

Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK is a GPS-enabled work of free public art that uses music to illuminate the natural environment.

Created by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Reid, SOUNDWALK is tailor-made for Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, created to encourage calm reflection and introspection, and can be experienced while following social distancing guidelines. More info!
The Arc of Northern Virginia's Team Challenge 5K Race and Distance Walk April 24 - May 2

The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Corporate and Community Team Challenge brings together companies and community to raise important funds to sustain and strengthen its vital programs, services, and advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

This year's event will remain virtual with the option to race the 5K in-person on May 2nd at Burke Lake Park. Individual walkers and walking teams will participate only virtually.  More information
First Baptist Church of Merrifield -
Finance & Estate Planning Workshop
Saturday, April 24, 10am - 12pm

Sponsored by the FBCM Women's Ministry

Our guest facilitators will be
Financial Advisor Pamela Sams
Estate Attorney Aubrey Carew Sizer

For more information call 703-560-3247 or
First Baptist Church of Merrifield
Prayer Groups, Bible Study & Events

First Baptist Church of Merrifield invites everyone to join in their zoom-based classes.
For a list of all upcoming events, click here!
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap Streaming Sessions
Keeping Music Alive

For a full list of live streaming and rescheduled concerts, click here!
Join the New "Merrifield Business News" Facebook Group!

The Merrifield Business News FB group was established for all local businesses in the Greater Merrifield area to showcase their specials, events, promotions and news. It offers great, no-cost marketing for businesses in and around Merrifield!

We highly encourage the community to join and share their experiences with local businesses through positive comments, questions and photos!

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