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James Monroe Bank is holding the grand opening of its fifth full-service branch in Chantilly, this Thursday evening, Sept. 23, at 3914 Centreville Road. Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-39th) will speak during the ribbon-cutting ceremony, and invited guests will tour the branch as well as the operations center on the second floor.

The branch's regular hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The bank offers comprehensive commercial services including construction and real- estate lending, an ExecuBank cash-management system, lines of credit and local decision-making. A full array of personal banking services are also offered, including drive-thru banking, an ATM, plus safe-deposit boxes.

Hair Studio 54 has opened shop at 14417 Chantilly Crossing Lane in the Chantilly Crossing Shopping Center, located off Lee Road. It offers a full range of services, including coloring, foil highlights, formal and semi-formal updo's, perms, haircuts, facials, waxing, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage and reflexology.

Hair Studio 54 carries Wella European and Framesi colorlines; retail lines from Framesi, Wella, Pureology, Cat Walk, Aquage, Tigi Bed Head and American Crew.

Owner Connie Stebbins is a 15-year resident of the Centreville area and has worked in the Centreville/Chantilly area for 13 years. Joining her are Karen Thacker, Kimberly Estes, Kelli Graham and Tina Chambers, all formerly of Creative Cuts.

The hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 703-222-0054.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will be opening its ninth Virginia location in Chantilly in October 2004. The new Red Robin restaurant will be located at 14450 Chantilly Crossing Lane, at the corner of Route 50 and Route 28, in front of the new Target. The restaurant is known for offering a wide array of 22 gourmet burgers, bottomless steak fries, and Mad Mixology beverages. Guests can choose from beef, chicken, veggie, fish or turkey burgers, with a wide variety of toppings, such as grilled pineapple, guacamole, green chilies, honey mustard sauce, barbecue sauce, fried onion straws and sautéed mushrooms.

Discover Market Vision and what the Web can do for your business. Attend a seminar Thursday, Sept. 30 from 1-3 p.m. at Market Vision Inc., 5268 Lyngate Court, in Burke. The cost is $55; pre-registration $40 before Sept. 1. Register online at www.mktvis.com or contact Eloise Lepesqueur at 703-425-4810, ext. 105.

Business and Professional Women (BPW) of Greater Fairfax will host Bonnie Hobbs, Centre View Newspaper reporter, speaking on "Who and What Gets Noticed in Local News" at its monthly dinner meeting on Monday, Oct. 11, 6:30-9 p.m., at Tysons Corner Embassy Suites, 8517 Leesburg Pike (Route 7), Vienna. Cost is $25. For information and reservations, call Elyse Galik at 703-471-4604.

Joseph Thomas Hetrick of Clifton has been selected to be included in a biographical directory published by Marquis Who's Who, a biographical reference publisher.

Hetrick, publisher of Pocol Press and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research, will be profiled in the 2005 edition of "Who's Who in America," available in October. Pocol Press publishes works of fiction, baseball history and fiction, memoir and spiritual poetry.

A Business Networks International (BNI) Referral Networking meeting takes place every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Centreville Lonestar Steakhouse off Route 29 in the Centreville Square Shopping Center. Contact Chris Allen at 703-653-8946.