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Herndon Holiday Arts & Craft Show Set for Dec. 2

The Town of Herndon’s 34th Annual Holiday Arts & Craft Show will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave. Ninety artisans and crafts people will exhibit and sell their handmade work at this annual arts and crafts show sponsored by the Town of Herndon, Virginia Department of Parks and Recreation.

Admission is free and refreshments will be available for purchase.

A variety of handcrafted items and fine art will be on sale at this year’s show including quilts, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, decorations, original artwork, photography, stained glass and much more. Participants were chosen based on the quality, originality and marketability of their items. Visitors are encouraged not to bring strollers inside the building during show hours due to limited space. For more information, visit the town’s website at www.herndon-va.gov or call 703-787-7300.

Navy Federal Credit Union Extends Herndon Lease

Two executives with The Ezra Company have negotiated a more than 80,000-square-foot lease in Northern Virginia for the world’s largest credit union.

The Washington, D.C.-based Ezra Company, one of the leading commercial real estate firms in the nation that exclusively represents tenants, has negotiated on behalf of Navy Federal Credit Union in an 80,582-square-foot lease extension at 12851 Worldgate Drive in Herndon.

Organized in 1933 with only seven members, Vienna-based Navy Federal Credit Union presently has 4 million members, a work force of over 10,000, a network of more than 220 branches worldwide and total assets of about $50 billion.

The not-for-profit entity’s membership includes all U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) military personnel, civilians and contractors, other U.S. personnel assigned, or stationed, at DoD installations, and family members.

Oak Brook, Ill.-based Inland American Real Estate Trust owns 12851 Worldgate Drive, which is part of the four-building, 322,325-square-foot complex known as Worldgate Plaza.