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The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly Power Networking Breakfast on Thursday, May 22. The breakfast’s fast-paced format brings business to the table, as participants network, exchange business cards, develop prospects and introduce their company to over 50 other attendees. The breakfast takes place at the Holiday Inn Select — Dulles Expo Center, 4335 Chantilly Shopping Center on May 22 from 8 – 9:30 a.m. Cost for members is $25; non-members $30. Contact the Chamber at 571-323-5304; or to register online, visit www.dullesregionalchamber.org/events.

Coffee, Tea, You and Me! will hold the seminar "Developing Your Personal Networking Strategy," on Friday, May 23 from 3-5 p.m. at Panera Bread, 5762 Union Mill Rd., Clifton. The host is Marvin Powell. Call 703-201-4267.

The Herndon Chamber of Commerce and Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel present the 21st Annual Herndon Festival Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 29. To be held at Herndon Centennial Golf Course, 909 Ferndale Dr., Herndon.. Registration begins at 11 a.m. accompanied by lunch and practice range; shotgun tee-off follows at 12:30 p.m. Foursomes and individual players are both welcome. For more information and to register for this event, visit www.dullesregionalchamber.org/events. Gain great company visibility by becoming a sponsor or donate a raffle or goodie bag item! http://www.dullesregionalchamber.org/events/golf.html

The Herndon Chamber of Commerce presents the Herndon Festival Business EXPO on Saturday, May 31, from 10 a.m.--5 p.m. and http://www.herndonfestival.net/Sunday, June 1, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit the smorgasbord of businesses, exhibiting sunrooms, decks, cabinets; coffee, water and chiropractic; Metro Rail and legislative representatives; vacation places, designer collections and educational centers. Learn the latest news regarding finance, banking and telecom. Don’t miss one of the most established trade shows in the Northern Virginia area, taking place in downtown Herndon along Pine Street.

The Women’s Leadership Circle of the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce presents High Tea on Wednesday, June 4, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at the historic Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast near Middleburg. In addition to scrumptious refreshments, attendees can hear co-founder of Cisco Systems and owner of Ayrshire Farm, Sandy Lerner, speak on business practices she utilizes for success. Sponsors: Title: Success in the City; Transportation Sponsor Reston Limousine; Bronze Sponsor BB&T Herndon.

Reston Limousine will provide round trip transportation from the Chantilly Office (3901Centerview Dr., Suite R, Chantilly) departing at 2:30 p.m. and returning at 5:30 p.m. Event takes place at Fox Den at Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast, 23130 Briar Patch Ln., Middleburg. For more information contact the Chamber at info@dullesregionalchamber.org.

The bi-monthly Business Owners Round Table, sponsored by Citibank-Greenbriar and the Chantilly-Centreville Chamber, takes place on Friday, June 6, 7:30-9 a.m. The topic is Managing Stress for a Healthier Lifestyle and is a presentation from the Chamber’s Dulles Wellness Initiative. The presentation and discussion will be facilitated by committee chairs’ Freddi Donner of For Health and Balance and Caroline Alexander of Healthy Muse. The program is intended for business owners to learn and share best office practices for enhancing one’s business practices. Members $15, Non-Members $25. Pre-registration required. Visit www.dullesregionalchamber.org/events or contact us at info@dullesregionalchamber.org. The program takes place at Dulles Regional Chamber's office, 3901 Centerview Dr., Suite R, Chantilly.

A free Business Network Expo will be held on Tuesday, June 10 from 4-7 p.m. at the McNair Farms Community Center at 2491 McNair Farms Drive, Herndon. This Business Network Expo will have vendors from several different venues that serve individuals as well as other businesses.

The array of vendors include the following businesses: Terry Jones of Cruises Inc.; Ameriprise Financial Services, Mary Kaye Cosmetics; Your Alter Ego; plus many more. Come enjoy meeting and speaking with the representatives from these local businesses and learn more about their products and services. Door Prizes will be rewarded. Contact Terry Jones of Cruises Inc. at 703-793-9386.

Meet local business owners and build your business network through the BNI Business Owner's Roundtable. Meetings are Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Eggspectation, 5009 Weston Plaza Dr., Chantilly. Cost is $8 for Continental breakfast or $12 for hot breakfast. Email Lauren Kirby at lkirby@turnaroundllc.com.

The Centreville Rotary Club has moved its meeting location from the I-Hop in Centreville to the EggsSpectations Restaurant in Chantilly. The Rotary Club meets Tuesdays from 11:30-12:30 p.m. for lunch. There is a new guest speaker every week with topics ranging from estate planning to how the Rotary helps during emergencies. Contact Gregg Caldwell at gregg@gandcauto.com.

The Clifton Business Connection chapter of BNI invites area business professionals to visit its weekly networking meeting held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Heart in Hand Restaurant in Clifton. Visit www.bninova.com.

The bi-monthly Business Owners Round Table, sponsored by Citibank-Greenbriar and the Chantilly-Centreville Chamber, takes place on Friday, June 6, 7:30-9 a.m. The topic is Managing Stress for a Healthier Lifestyle and is a presentation from the Chamber’s Dulles Wellness Initiative. The presentation and discussion will be facilitated by committee chairs’ Freddi Donner of For Health and Balance and Caroline Alexander of Healthy Muse. The program is intended for business owners to learn and share best office practices for enhancing one’s business practices. Members $15, Non-Members $25. Pre-registration required. Visit www.dullesregionalchamber.org/events or contact us at info@dullesregionalchamber.org. The program takes place at Dulles Regional Chamber's office, 3901 Centerview Dr., Suite R, Chantilly.

A free Business Network Expo will be held on Tuesday, June 10 from 4-7 p.m. at the McNair Farms Community Center at 2491 McNair Farms Drive, Herndon. This Business Network Expo will have vendors from several different venues that serve individuals as well as other businesses.

The array of vendors include the following businesses: Terry Jones of Cruises Inc.; Ameriprise Financial Services, Mary Kaye Cosmetics; Your Alter Ego; plus many more. Come enjoy meeting and speaking with the representatives from these local businesses and learn more about their products and services. Door Prizes will be rewarded. Contact Terry Jones of Cruises Inc. at 703-793-9386.

Meet local business owners and build your business network through the BNI Business Owner's Roundtable. Meetings are Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Eggspectation, 5009 Weston Plaza Dr., Chantilly. Cost is $8 for Continental breakfast or $12 for hot breakfast. Email Lauren Kirby at lkirby@turnaroundllc.com.

The Centreville Rotary Club has moved its meeting location from the I-Hop in Centreville to the EggsSpectations Restaurant in Chantilly. The Rotary Club meets Tuesdays from 11:30-12:30 p.m. for lunch. There is a new guest speaker every week with topics ranging from estate planning to how the Rotary helps during emergencies. Contact Gregg Caldwell at gregg@gandcauto.com.

The Clifton Business Connection chapter of BNI invites area business professionals to visit its weekly networking meeting held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Heart in Hand Restaurant in Clifton. Visit www.bninova.com.

DULLES CHAMBER HOLDS GREEN EVENT

The Environmental Committee of the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a complimentary Wine and Cheese Reception on June 3rd, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Chamber’s Chantilly office, 3901 Centerview Drive, Suite R. The reception will be followed by a program featuring a panel of experts discussing ways in which you can go green and enhance profitability. Moderator Nathan Smith is an environmental consultant to Fortune 500 companies. Anca Novacovici, President of Eco-Coach, will address the topic of sustainability and the bottom line. Tom Mawson, Executive Director of the National Capital Area's Green Building Council, provides information on construction and operation of buildings for energy efficiency, storm water runoff, statistics and trends. Doug Guernsey, VP of Guernsey Office Products, investigates ways in which offices and office products can transform themselves to a green environment. Program is free but pre-registration is required. Contact info@dullesregionalchamber.org to register.

DULLES CHAMBER HOSTS LUNCHEON FOR NEW AND

PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS

May 9, 2008, Chantilly, Va. – The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce and Title Sponsor Access National Bank invite new and prospective members to be their guests for lunch at Chamber 101 on Wednesday,

May 21st, 11:45 am to 1:30 pm. This orientation is where business representatives learn about the powerful impact of this regional chamber and its many avenues for promoting a business. There is extensive networking on site so attendees are asked to bring business cards! Lunch will be provided by Eggspectation. Online pre-registration is required and limited to the first 40 people.

Register by Tuesday, May 20th and have your contact information provided to all attendees at Registration.

To RSVP, contact Vickie Walton, Membership Director, 571.323.5308. Chamber 101 will be held at the Dulles Regional Chamber's Chantilly Office, 3901 Centerview Dr., Suite R, Chantilly.

Sponsors include Title Sponsor Access National Bank; Platinum Sponsor Washington Business Journal and Ferguson Enterprises; Bronze Sponsor Peter R. Ryus/Smith Barney; Food Sponsor Eggspectation.