Congressional School supports the Taste of Annandale

Congressional School, an independent, private school on Sleepy Hollow Road, is expanding its focus on education in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) this year, says Chris Pryor, assistant head for advancement. The school, a Silver-level sponsor of the Taste of Annandale, has a new full-time STEM educator, is building two design labs, and providing a... Continue Reading →

First Fidelity Funding Group offers advice to home buyers

“We’re different; we’re small, responsive, and competitive,” says Bruce Gordon, senior loan officer with the First Fidelity Funding Group, a mortgage company based in Fairfax. “As a result, we can empathize with our borrowers; we can help them reach their goals and dreams,” Gordon says. First Fidelity supports the Taste of Annandale as a Silver-level sponsor, and Gordon,... Continue Reading →

Chico’s hosts mini-makeovers for pets and people

Chico’s Natural Pet Market invites everyone and their pets to an Open House and Pampered Pet  Party Sunday, Sept. 30, 1-7 p.m., to celebrate the store’s one-year anniversary and introduce its new pet spa in its store at 6349A Columbia Pike. The pet shop is hosting the best-dressed pet contest at the Taste of Annandale and will offer free mini-makeovers for pets and... Continue Reading →

‘Animal communicator’ will help judge pet contest

The Taste of Annandale Planning Committee is pleased to announce that Diane Roadcap, the “animal communicator,” will be one of the judges at the best-dressed pet contest at the Oct. 13 street festival on Tom Davis Drive. The Taste of Annandale schedule hasn’t been finalized but the pet contest, hosted by Chico’s Natural Pet Market, is tentatively scheduled for... Continue Reading →

Heartland Home Foods brings dinner to your door

Tired of stopping at the grocery store to pick food for dinner after a tough day at work? Can’t afford to eat out all the time or subscribe to a meal delivery service? There’s another alternative: Representatives from Heartland Home Foods will describe their concept – and give out complementary food packages – at the Taste of Annandale.... Continue Reading →

The Parliaments hosts a block party for the community

The Parliaments, a community in the center of Annandale, invites residents and potential renters to an International Block Party and open house Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be a DJ, moon bounce, games, food, contests, and vendors. It’s in the parking lot next to the leasing office at 7409 Eastmoreland Road. The Parliaments... Continue Reading →

Anthem HealthKeepers Plus supports Taste of Annandale

Many lower-income residents in Virginia who are eligible for Medicaid don’t realize they can get excellent benefits beyond basic healthcare if they join Anthem HealthKeepers Plus. That’s why the company gets involved in community events, such as signing on as a Silver-level sponsor of the Taste of Annandale, a street festival on Oct. 13. Anthem... Continue Reading →

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