Saturday, August 25, 2012
The weekly farmers market in Springfield is held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
This Week at our Springfield Market Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. American Legion Post 176 6520 Amherst Ave. Springfield, VA 22150 Map Delicias del Sur will have two new fillings in their empanadas this week: aji de gallina, which is pulled chicken breast and walnuts in a creamy Parmesan cheese sauce; and mozzarella, tomato, and pesto. Tony Fetters Fruit Farm will have Honeycrisp apples, Gala apples, Ginger Gold apples, yellow and white peaches, yellow nectarines, and hopefully some table grapes. Also a new product, peach preserve. Peaches are coming to a end — maybe another week or so for them. Jose and Alma are beginning to pick some winter squash to sell alongside the summer corn and peppers — don’t you love the long growing season we have …
Friday, July 6, 2012
A fraud prevention summit was held at Greenspring in Springfield.
When Pamela Glasner's mother died, she and her brother contacted the nursing home to transfer power of attorney for their father to themselves. That's when they learned that their father had signed everything over to a man they did not know. The person had presented their father a paper in the nursing home and said, "sign here." It was considered legal, and even after her father's death, Glasner is living with the consequences. Glasner produced the documentary “Last Will and Embezzlement” to educate Americans about the prevalancy of financial exploitation of the elderly. "I did this because no one should have to live through what I've lived through and am still living through," she told more than 100 residents of Greenspring retirement …
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Networking, marketing, golf and more.
Networking Mixer - June 21 NEW LOCATION - Walker's Grille. Join fellow Chamber members and guests for after-hours networking at Walker's Grille in Metro Park. Networking Mixers are free for all employees of Chamber member companies as well as first and second time visitors. read more Marketing to the Federal Government - June 27 Sign up today for Community Business Partnership's second of four 2012 symposiums. You'll learn from industry experts what type of certification you need to work with the federal government and large prime contractors, and how to leverage this certification. read more Governor's Bowl Continues through July 4 The Greater Springfield Chamber has accepted the challenge to collect food for those in need in our …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Tammy Shapiro of Springfield to helm seminar Monday at Summer Fancy Food Show in D.C.
Local business owner Tammy L. Shapiro will share the secrets of her success at the Summer Fancy Food Show next week in D.C. The owner of Talk of the Town Gourmet Gifts & More in Springfield, her business specializes in corporate gifts, gourmet foods and gift baskets, and event décor and design. Shapiro will conduct a hands-on seminar “Wrap, Stack & Go" on Monday from 8:30 - 10 a.m., as part of the show's education program. "If you own a business or have tossed around the idea of starting a company specializing in gourmet foods, this is where you want to be," she said. Shapiro will share her knowledge in product design and development, while highlighting some of the hottest trends in the gourmet food industry. "This is the largest gourmet …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Dr. David Dolberg opened his chiropractic practice on April 19, 1982.
Dr. David Dolberg, D.C., of Family Chiropractic of Springfield celebrates his 30th year in business this week. His current office is located at 8440 Old Keene Mill Road in Springfield, but he actually started out on April 19, 1982, on Burke Lake Road in Burke. "We have a very unique wellness facility," said Dr. Dolberg. "In the same building we have our chiropractic practice, two certified massage therapists, and Registered Nurse Carol Epner, RN, BSN, who guides many locals in health and nutrition programs," he said. "In addition, my wife, Joan Normandy-Dolberg, MS, LPC, is the clinic director of Family Counseling of Springfield, also in this building." In celebration of the 30th anniversary, Family Chiropractic of Springfield sponsored a …