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Business, Nov. 19-25

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The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area approved the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation to participate in the 2008 Combined Federal Campaign. The CFCNCA assigned designation number 27090 to the NWFCU Foundation.

Corporate America Family Credit Union, located at 13075 Worldgate Drive in Herndon, recently held its third annual school supply drive, "Project Backpack," to benefit local students in need.

Atlantic ComReal Companies, Inc. of Vienna has selected Trinity Group Construction, Inc. of Herndon to construct its newest office condominium building, 3801 University Drive, in the City of Fairfax.

The Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation (NWFCU) donated $5,000 to Homes for our Troops, a non-profit group committed to assisting Servicemen and Women who have returned home with disabilities and injuries. Homes for our Troops collects donations of money, building materials and professional labor and coordinates the process of building new homes or adapting existing homes for handicapped accessibility. The NWFCU donated $2,500 each for projects in Denver, Colorado and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, site for the Democratic and Republican conventions respectively. Please visit www.homesforourtroops.org.

Holiday Inn Express Reston/Herndon has been awarded the "Quality Excellence Award" by Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) for 2008. The hotel was recognized for maintaining the highest standards in product quality, hotel operation, and customer satisfaction.

Command Information of Herndon, a provider of next generation network services, appointed Jeremy Duncan as director of IPv6 Products and Services. A former U.S. Marine Corps captain, Duncan will provide strategic direction and insight to expand Command Information’s service offerings.

Terry Jones of Cruises, Inc. in Herndon is starting her own travel-related poll. Jones is asking more than 10,000 readers of her blog, www.blog.travelladycruises.com, to vote on issues concerning the travel industry. She is also asking readers to submit questions for the ongoing poll series. Additionally, Jones has launched a new interactive feature on the blog where readers can voice their opinions on the industry.

Calvert Rejuvenations Spa, 485 Carlisle Drive, Herndon, now offers Accent XL to achieve body and face contouring, cellulite reduction and inch-loss. Accent XL is a non-invasive alternative to plastic surgery or liposuction. Visit www.CalvertRejuvenations.com or call 571-323-1088.

Dulles Regional Chamber repeating events: the executive board meets every second Monday at noon in the Chamber office, 730 Elden St., Herndon; board meeting every third Tuesday, 7:45-9 a.m., at FGM Inc., 12021 Sunset Hills Road, Reston; Better Business luncheon 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every second Tuesday, at the Sheraton Reston; a mixer every third Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., locations vary each month; breakfast and power networking, 7:45-9:30 a.m. every fourth Thursday at the Holiday Inn Select — Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly; Chamber 101, a new/prospective member orientation, every third Wednesday, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., ITT Technical Institute, Chantilly.

Guident Technologies of Herndon, a leading integrator of business intelligence, management consulting, and systems engineering services to the government and commercial marketplaces, announced that it was awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security to establish a department-wide decision support system. The new system will enable improved visibility into project level issues, better reporting capabilities, and enhanced oversight/control over major investments across DHS. The contract is for one base year with one option year, and has a potential value of $2.5 million.