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Business, Feb. 18-24

Send information to reston@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6437. Deadline is Thursday. Photos/artwork welcome.

A "Digital Happy Hour" will be held Tuesday, Feb. 24, 6-8 p.m. at the American Tap Room in the Reston Town Center. Mingle with social media marketers. Free.

The Dulles Women’s Business Network will host their monthly networking event Friday, Feb. 27, 12–1:30 p.m. at Mamma Lucia, 1428 North Point Village, Reston. All local businesswomen are invited. Bring at least 30 business cards and/or brochures to share with the other women in the room.

RSVP required; visit www.wahmfest.org/womensbusinessnet/ or contact Marybeth Henry at 703-766-0294 or mbbeauty@cox.net.

The Committee for Dulles is hosting a special luncheon to recognize the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Friday, Feb. 27, 11:30 a.m., at the Hyatt Dulles, 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd., Herndon. Paul M. Morris, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be the guest speaker. CFD members: $45 in advance, $55 at the door; Non Members: $55 in advance, $60 at the door. Call 703-430-8749 to RSVP.

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Somewhere in Time Antiques, purveyor of furniture and bric-a-brac from the 1860s to 1950s will open for business in February in the Lake Anne Village Center. Somewhere in Time carries chests, cabinets, chairs, tables, armoires, vanities, antique organs, antique jewelry, oriental rugs, plus decorative accessories and more.

Yogen Früz, Marvelous Market, and Chipotle will all open in the Reston Town Center this spring. Yogen Früz opens in March, Marvelous Market opens in April and Chipotle will open later in the season.

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce announced their plans to secure formal representation of the interests of businesses in the Loudoun-Dulles region before the Virginia General Assembly.

WashingtonFirst Bank in Reston has received preliminary approval for a $6.6 million capital investment by the U.S. Treasury as a participant in the Capital Purchase Program.

LifeStages Fitness of Reston, in partnership with Virginia Therapy and Fitness Center, announced a new program to help older adults lessen the risks of falling and potentially injuring themselves. The class begins with an in-depth assessment of an individual’s risk of falling, which ensures a targeted approach toward enhancing that person’s balance and mobility. A program of exercises is then designed for each participant to increase their strength and flexibility, improve the way they walk, help them to better control their center of gravity, and enhance proactive and reactive postural strategies. Visit www..balanceclasses.com.

Market Cellars has opened in Reston Town Center at 11873 Market St. Offering nearly 400 hand-selected wines, amenities include daily complimentary samplings of eight wines, on-demand chilling for white wines and champagnes, seating area and tasting lounge, gift baskets, gourmet foods and wine accessories. Market Cellars is open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Call 703-437-9463 or visit www.marketcellars.com.