Networking Opportunities & Activities
SAVE THESE DATES
JUNE 6-21st: ANNANDALE SPRING CARNIVAL
in front of the Kmart on John Marr Drive. Bring the kids for a day of family entertainment, games along the midway, rides, food & fun.
Mondays through Thursdays: 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Fridays: 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Saturdays 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Sundays: 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM
ANNANDALE SHOPPING CENTER
Fresh Market, Ellwood Thompson's, Trader Joe's, where are you? The Annandale Shopping Center has a newly renovated space just right for you, and Annandale has been waiting for a specilty grocer with open arms. Contact the Annandale Shopping Center or the Chamber with any questions. www.annandaleshoppingcenter.com
KENWOOD SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Your child will truly find their place at our extraordinary summer camp. We offer fun activities for students from kindergarten to 8th grade. Your kids can spend every day of their summer doing crafts, playing games, and taking fun, fascinating field trips. Trust us, your child will never be bored. Our unique summer camp is available in weekly increments. Enrollment has begun!
For more information: Kenwood School Summer Camp
Mixer at Silverado's
Join the Chamber on Thursday, June 27th for a MIXER sponsored by First Command Financial Planning. This is a quick fire networking session you can attend on the way home from work. Bring lots of business cards
and any marketing materials you wish to distribute. Don’t miss this great opportunity to build relationships with Annandale business owners. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Where: Silverado Restaurant: 7052 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
(in the Annandale Shopping Center)
When: 4:00-5:00 PM
Cost: Free to Chamber Members; $20.00 Non Members, payable at the door.
ABOUT OUR SPONSOR: As a Registered Investment Adviser firm, First Command Financial Planning, Inc., develops and delivers comprehensive financial services to assist American families in their efforts to build wealth, reduce debt and pursue their lifetime financial goals and dreams. Through a combination of independent advice and personalized financial plans encouraging consistent investing, carefully selected insurance and adequate savings, First Command has a rich history of establishing lasting relationships with hundreds of thousands of client families since 1958. Proven Leadership First Command Financial Planning draws its strength from its leadership team, comprised of talented professionals with years of financial industry and client relationship experience.
First Command Financial Planning
5285 Shawnee Road
Alexandria, VA 22312
Saturday, October 26, 2013...Save this Date
ANNANDALE FALL FESTIVAL
It’s Bigger and Better than Ever
On Saturday, October 26, 2013, the Annandale Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a spectacular Fall Festival in the Safeway parking lot on Little River Turnpike. This is the largest public event in Greater Annandale attended by over 10,000 people. From 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM the Annandale Fall Festival will offer something for everyone in the family, and will be held in conjunction with the annual parade for a fun-filled day!
In the Food & Entertainment Zone, Rock, County, & Jazz Bands along with costumed international dancers, a children's chorus, and Karate Demonstrations will entertain. Japanese, Thai, Nigerian, Greek, Italian, and Latin cuisines will be represented along with the perennial favorites such as barbeque, Philly cheese steaks, burgers and fried chicken, funnel cakes, snow cones, home baked goods, and Kettle Corn.
The Kids Zone will host rides and interactive games appropriate for all ages. Bungee jumps, an Obstacle Course, Puppet Shows, Osmar’s Magic Shows, and Storytelling in the Secret Garden; and, Toddler Play in Lil’ Pirates Cove are just a small sampling of whatis planned.
In the Community Market there will be one hundred vendors to include artisan crafters, handmade jewelry, wood carvings & marquetry. The ever popular Pet Vendors will again feature a broad range of clever pet accessories, dog trainers & walkers, and gourmet pet food. Meet representatives from Pets on Wheels and the Companion Canine organizations along with their expertly trained dogs. Children’s books & toys, endearing marionettes, herbal wraps & wreaths, quality giftware from major manufacturers, silks, fashion accessories and professional stylists will fill-out the Community Market. Finally, antique cars, fire trucks, and a NASCAR await your exploration. Vendor, Volunteer, Entertainment, Sponsor Forms, and parade entry forms: Fall Festival & Parade
The Annandale Parade: The popular Annandale Parade will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013 beginning at 10:00 am. Marching along Columbia Pike from the historic white church near Gallows Road all the way to the Bowling Alley-Safeway, thousands of participants from Clowns, Storybook Characters, and Marching Bands to Antique & Military Cars, Fire Trucks, Civic Organizations, Scouts, and beautifully costumed International Dancers will parade before the residents of Greater Annandale. Sponsored by the Annandale Chamber of Commerce, this sixty-three year old tradition only gets bigger and better every year.