Business Notes March 11-17

Business Notes March 11-17

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Marymount University was given a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary volunteer efforts and service to America's communities.

The Lukmire Partnership, which is headquartered in Arlington, recently won two “appearance” awards for the design of the new City of Fairfax Regional Library, a project it completed in early 2008. The awards were presented by the City of Fairfax Community Appearance Committee and the Northern Virginia Community Appearance Alliance.

The Northern Virginia Regional Park Foundation has been awarded a grant from Dominion Power to help fund Energy: The Human/Environment Connection project at Potomac Overlook Regional Park, an energy education project at Potomac Overlook Regional Park. It will serve as an energy park focused on creative energy conservation, energy efficiency and the use of clean and renewable energy. Working models and lessons, engaging, hands-on displays and activities along with real, renewable energy and energy conservation measures, will encourage visitors of all ages to become a part of energy solutions.

Azalea Charities, Inc. has made a donation of $750 to the Reading Connection in Arlington. The Reading Connection was one of 24 schools and education-based groups in the Northern Virginia area to receive funds from Azalea Charities. The awards totaled more than $11,700. Other schools and education-related groups receiving funding from Azalea Charities included Maury Elementary School in Alexandria.

Arlington Sleep Medicine, Ltd. received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Arlington Sleep Medicine, Ltd. is directed by Dr. Deborah Gofreed and is located at 3833 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 260. For more information call 703-243-6700.

Arc Aspicio, a management consulting firm based in Arlington, was awarded the Blue Ribbon Small Business Award for 2009 by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

The company was awarded for its dedication to excellence, according to a statement from the Chamber, a national organization that advocates for businesses. “In today’s difficult business climate, it is especially important to highlight those companies that continue to excel,” Chamber president Thomas Donohue said in the statement. “It is their dedication to strong business principles that will enable us to rebuild our nation’s economy.”

Arc Aspicio works with clients in the U.S. and internationally on homeland security issues, with a focus on border management and law enforcement. Their headquarters are located on Lorcom Lane in the Maywood Neighborhood.