FEBRUARY 2018
Welcome to our brand-new Monthly Newsletter! We hope your enjoy the new format, as well as hearing about the exciting things our members are doing.
Tysons Chamber Leads 6 th  Annual, Award-Winning Job Shadow Program
Maureen Loftus, chair of the Youth & Education Committee, and Executive Director of LearningRx of Vienna, Va., and Reston, Va. is leading the sixth annual Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce (TRCC), in partnership with Fairfax County Public Schools, to provide a job shadow program for almost 90 11 th  and 12 th  grade Fairfax County students, which is a 50 percent increase in student participation from last year. Details
Amazon Impact on Home Prices
How would an Amazon headquarters affect Northern Virginia home prices? ABC7 asked Long & Foster Tysons Sales Manager Monica Florio for her take on several counties in our region being named as finalists in Amazon’s search – and what impact that may have on our local real estate market. Details
MVB Financial Trades on NASDAQ
Shares of MVB Financial began trading on Nasdaq under the symbol "MVBF," effective with the opening of the market on December 7. MVB is the first West Virginia company in 10 years, and the first West Virginia bank in 18 years, to be listed on the exchange.
How do you think getting from home to work could be made easier?  
The Greater Washington Partnership – a first-of- its-kind civic alliance of CEOs in the Capital Region of Baltimore, Washington and Richmond – requests input from the public, companies, entrepreneurs, local and state authorities, academics and researchers to support the development of the region’s first employer-led Blueprint for Regional Mobility. 
Share your thoughts here.
Joker's Wild Casino Night
Saturday, February 17, 2018 7:00pm

This 22nd Annual event produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will offer guests the opportunity to try their luck at roulette, blackjack, poker and craps, and to enjoy an evening filled with drinks, buffet dining, dancing and an exciting silent and live auction. Details
Marketing Intensive Workshop
Friday, February 23, 2018 9:30am - 12:30pm

Advanced marketing strategies for business owners. Learn the 10 ingredients required to build a client-getting machine. Build an end-to-end, high impact marketing system that delivers leads and clients consistently. Only $27 through February 16th. Details here
9th Annual Langley Bowl
Sunday March 11, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Celebrate March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Langley's tournament has strikes in frames 3, 6 and 9 with trophies awarded to the Highest Scoring Team and Highest Scoring Player. Enjoy balloon animal entertainment, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes! Bowl to support the men and women in our programs pursuing their dreams and living as independently as possible! Details here
Data Loss a Thing of the Past
Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:45am - 1:00pm

Join OptfinITy at a Free Lunch and Learn (catered by Pure Perfection Catering) where they will not only discuss a great solution but will demonstrate an actual computer disaster to help you understand the threats to your data and the solutions to protect it.
Chris Tomseth
Tysons Chamber Board Member and VP Marketing

Chris is President & Owner of Money Mailer of Tysons, a company providing direct marketing solutions to homes across Northern Virginia. Chris also serves as VP and Co-Chair of the Marketing Committee, and is a Chamber Ambassador for the Membership & Ambassador Committee. He is also a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to buying Money Mailer, Chris was a senior executive in the global travel and hospitality industry, living in Dubai, Bangkok, and the United States. He has a daughter and a son.
Walter Kim
Tysons Chamber Board Member and CoChair Marketing Committee

Walter Kim, GRAPHEK's Managing Principal and Board member of the Chamber, has been serving the creative needs of non-profits, associations and businesses around the DMV for over 20 years. His desire to visually communicate brands for his client partners and seeing them grow beyond their own expectations keeps him motivated to design with intent, with purpose and for the greater good. Outside of work, Walter enjoys bantering with friends over drinks, being outside golfing, fishing, hiking and grilling; and spending time with his wife Ellen and their three daughters. More

Each year, Langley High School holds a Senior Ethics Forum. It is to get the seniors to think about ethical situations in life after high school. The students are put in situations where the answers are not clear, and encourages them to debate among themselves what the issues are and how to resolve them.   More
GRAPHEK

Come visit GRAPHEK's studio for 3 hours worth of creative brainstorming! Formulate ideas to extend your brand with purpose and intention. Click here for details of this offer.

Money Mailer is offering a Tysons Chamber Members discount of $250 on an annual advertising campaign. If you know a consumer-focused business that needs more customers, please click here to get in touch with us.
Don't forget to update your LinkedIn Company Page - See Adweek's choices for best company profiles in 2017. Details here