Business Notes

Business Notes

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Business Owner Luncheon Workshop: "Avoid the Ten Most Common Financial and Leadership Mistakes Business Owners Make"

from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, May 20 at Reston Chamber of Commerce. Attendees will receive a leadership assessment tool, sample business plan outline and a financial forecasting template.

Speakers will include Susan Hammel Joyce, president of Cogent

Consulting Inc. and Trudy McCrea, co-founder and executive coach at Achieve-It, LLP. Cost is $25 for Herndon Dulles or Reston Chamber members or $30/person for non-members. Lunch is included. To register, call Trudy McCrea at 703-304-9289.

Access National Bank is holding its Annual Spring Networking Reception Tuesday, May 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event will offer attendees a chance to get the latest news on local businesses. The bank is located at 1800 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston. RSVP to Nicole at 703-871-2100.

The National Wildlife Federation, Reston, has won the 2004 Fairfax County Public Schools Business Advisory Council award. The award is presented annually to an employer who has committed to employing people with disabilities by providing appropriate feedback, accommodations, and support to FCPS students with disabilities in their work experience, the school system says. Students from FCPS' Davis Center perform database management and clerical work at the NWF national office in Reston. The award was presented Tuesday, May 18, at the National Wildlife Federation, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive in Reston.

The Chamber Cup golf tournament, sponsored by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, will take place at Westfields Golf Club, 13940 Balmoral Greens Ave, Clifton, on Thursday, June 10. Events will include special competitions, prizes, and a catered dinner. Contact Shannon Graves at 703-707-9045 or email for more information.