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Campaigning for Kaine in Vienna

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— Anne Holton, former first lady of Virginia, met with more than 40 local business owners, community leaders and supporters at Yama Sushi restaurant in Vienna on Saturday, March 31, during an event hosted by Delegate Mark Keam (D- 35). Campaigning on behalf of her husband, Tim Kaine, former governor and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Holton brought her "Small Business Listening Tour" to Vienna and toured the Church Street business district with Councilwoman Edythe Kelleher. Herndon Councilmember Grace Wolf and Fairfax County School Board Member Ryan McElveen (at-large) also attended the meet and greet. Her tour began at Caffe Amouri, and included stops at Refind Consignment Shop, Bazin's Restaurant, Bikes @ Vienna, Maple Avenue Market and Maple Avenue Restaurant. She had a chance to talk with business owners about the challenges they face, and asked them for their ideas about how to encourage small businesses to continue to start-up, expand and hire.