We are very thankful to our 2020 Sponsors! Their support is crucial to our mission! Please keep them in mind when you are in need of services- support the businesses that support us!
*Marquee Sponsor**Phyllis & Sid Bresler AND Robert I Schattner Foundation Inc.-
**Cocktail Sponsor** BMC- helps customers run and reinvent their businesses with open, scalable, and modular solutions to complex IT problems. Bringing both unmatched experience in optimization and limitless passion for innovation to technologies from mainframe to mobile to cloud and beyond, BMC helps more than 10,000 customers worldwide reinvent, grow, and build for the future success of their enterprises, including 92 of the Forbes Global 100.
**Diamond Sponsor** Carefree Boats- YOU GO BOATING, THEY DO THE REST! ENJOY ALL THE WATERWAYS THE BAY AND RIVER HAVE TO OFFER WITHOUT EVER TOWING A BOAT! With a Carefree Boat Club Membership, you can enjoy a fleet of boats at four local marinas that will allow you to access any part of the upper Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River you’d like. From the laid back atmosphere of Occoquan to the premier neighborhood of Belmont Bay to exciting adventures in Annapolis and DC, you’ll see the whole region by waterfront without ever having to tow a boat again!Carefree Boat Club is a members-only boat club with 80 locations around the USA and Canada. Members have unlimited access to all the boats in the fleet. They take care of training, cleaning, maintenance – members just show up and the boat is ready to go. Carefree Boating, It’s About Time!
**Spotlight Sponsors** First Excel Titleis recognized as a Top Title Company for a reason. They can handle all of your real estate settlement needs – buying, selling, refinancing your current home or even building your dream home! Call them at 703-259-0840 or e-mail them at email@example.com. Visit us at www.firstexcel.net
JDA Custom Homes- Founded in 1992 by Dennis E. Rice, J.D.A. Custom Homes, Inc. is an established premier custom homebuilder, specializing in unique custom build and design. J.D.A. specializes in building single-family custom homes. J.D.A. works with local architects to offer its clients construction management services as well as architectural and site design.
NRC Landscape Construction- is a family owned and operated, design, build, Landscape Construction Company specializing in pool renovation, Hardscape Installations, retaining walls, landscape design & installation and Outdoor Living Spaces. They also offer snow removal services. Established in 2003, NRC has grown to be the premiere installer of Concrete Pavers, Retaining walls and stone. With tens of thousands of square feet installed all over Northern Virginia, we are confident that you have been amazed by our extraordinary work in the past. NRC is a Class A, RBC Licensed Contractor.
**Silent Auction Sponsor** Lauren and Jonathan Kinard
**Swag Bag Sponsor** Astoria Laser Clinic & Med Spa- is supervised by a medical director, and uses FDA-approved procedures to keep clients safe. Driven by innovation in medical beauty, they are able to deliver an utterly inimitable experience, complete with all the perks that only a premium establishment can offer. Their highly trained Clinicians will ease you into each treatment. Experience the invigorating art of skin rejuvenation like never before! AGE IN REVERSE with Astoria Laser Clinic and Med Spa!
**Raffle Sponsor** Schantz Group-Brandy Schantz is a former U.S. Army Intelligence Officer who brings the same level of commitment and integrity to real estate as she did in her military duties. She is dedicated to bringing personalized service and expertise to each and every client. Brandy has a consultative approach to real estate, offering the best advice on each particular situation - some which may lead to a home purchase, selling your home, or a change in trajectory all together. It’s not about “the sale”, it’s about the client. Brandy speaks Persian-Farsi, lives in Vienna, VA and serves on the board of Women in Housing and Finance Foundation and enjoys volunteering at various local organizations.
**Valet Sponsor** KOLLECTIVE- is a new breed of automotive company. They are Luxurious, Accommodating, Responsive and Innovative. Their brand promise: Integrity, Honesty, Longevity and Transparency. KOLLECTIVE- Driving Modern Luxury
**Coat Check Sponsor** Fairfax Plastic Surgery- is a full-service cosmetic and reconstructive surgery practice in Fairfax, Va. Under the leadership of Dr. Kapil D. Verma, the practice is a valued resource for men and women throughout the region, with a mission to provide high quality, affordable plastic surgery care to all. Dr. Verma believes cosmetic plastic surgery procedures should not be available only to the ultra-wealthy, or by needing to resort to credit card financing, but instead to everyone who desires an improved appearance. That's why at Fairfax Plastic Surgery all procedures (both in-office non-invasive treatments and surgical procedures) are priced at accessible, affordable pricing - the absolute lowest in the Northern Virginia area.
*Champion Sponsor** Curran Moher Weis- is a law firm dedicated to helping families through divorce, child custody and other family law matters. With locations in Fairfax and Alexandria, the firm has attorneys trained in a variety of divorce processes - guiding clients to the most civil, beneficial outcome for them and their families. Curran Moher Weis is also focused on giving back to the Northern Virginia community it serves, regularly supporting and donating to a number of local organizations that focus on supporting children and families.
**Floral Sponsor** Nicole Van DDS, PC- Dr. Van has over 20 years of professional experience in the field of general & cosmetic dentistry. Providing top quality patient care is her number one priority. Dr. Van has been committed to working with people towards achieving their "smile" goal. She is an avid proponent of further education and perfecting her skills as her interest for design and creativity continue to be the motivating elements in her career.
**Platinum Bead Sponsors** Applied Information Sciences- Applied is...A Partner that brings cloud transformation full circle. You need a partner that cares about the success of your cloud initiative as much as you do. For over a decade, cloud transformation has brought our clients faster time to value. Let them do the same for you.
Bey & Cotropia-Collectively, Bey & Cotropia have more than 15 years of Am Law 100 law firm attorney experience, 10 years (and counting) of law professor experience, 4 years of U.S. Patent & Trademark Office patent examiner experience, 2 years of Federal Circuit clerk experience and dozens of scholarly articles, speeches, presentations, and panel appearances addressing patent law and other intellectual property issues. With degrees in physics, electrical engineering and computer engineering, as well as industry experience from internships with Texas Instruments and the Naval Research Laboratory, they can and do handle patent matters across multiple technological disciplines.
Burma & Rick Bochner on behalf of Community of Hope- Community of Hope works to improve health and end family homelessness to make Washington, DC more equitable. Caring for Families. Improving Lives. Leading Change.
Terra Stoneworks uses a personalized approach. Each countertop they deliver is uniquely and individually hand-crafted as if it were their very own. Each countertop spends an entire day in the Quality Assurance process to guarantee exceptional quality, a precise product and ultimately the perfect countertops the customer expects. All of their countertops and stonework is fabricated using the most advanced CNC equipment, water jets and laser measurements. This computer-automated machinery is precise down to a sixteenth of an inch. This ensures absolutely perfect countertops, each and every time.
Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh PC- More than a land use and real estate law firm, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh has grown to offer a comprehensive array of legal services to serve our clients. For over 35 years, they have provided commercial real estate services with a broad and diverse practice focusing on land development, urban planning, and zoning. They have expanded to provide legal services in complex commercial and business litigation, business transactions, eminent domain matters, and estate planning and have built a reputation for providing trusted legal guidance and responsiveness to the increasingly complex legal problems their clients face. Their firm’s dynamic environment promotes exceptional service and communication, as principals and associates work side-by-side to better serve clients. This cohesive atmosphere allows them to staff efficiently, deliver high-quality service and consistently meet deadlines.
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Queen of Virginia Skill & Entertainment- The Queen Gives Program has donated over $1,500,000 to Virginia Charities since October 2018 and is committed to supporting causes that improve communities and quality of life for the residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
**Gold Bead Sponsors** Cloud IX Homes-was founded in 2006 by Patrick Ohlhorst. Patrick's vision was to offer a true custom experience where he can turn your dream home into a reality. Whether starting from a piece of scratch paper, or make personal modifications to an existing plan, your new luxury custom home will be crafted to meet your budget, needs, and lifestyle..
Hometown Title & Escrow, LLC- offers exceptional customer service for both residential and commercial transactions. Their expertise, experience and individual attention ensures that all the details of your transaction are handled professionally, properly and efficiently.
John Nugent & Sons Plumbing- Mardi Bras Gold Bead Sponsor and longtime supporter!! John Nugent & Sons is an HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical company that has been servicing the NOVA area for 45+ years, your home comfort is their #1 goal.
Laura Schwartz is a local real estate agent with McEnearney Associates, who focuses on Vienna and the surrounding orange line areas. Laura has been named the "2020 Face of Vienna Real Estate" by the Washingtonian Magazine, where she's also earned a spot on the Top Agents list since 2015. She's also a top agent as ranked by Northern Virginia Magazine, Virginia Living Magazine, and Arlington Magazine. She's an active member of Vienna Moms, a Vienna Little League Sponsor, and involved in the Vienna Elementary School community, where her sons attend school. You can learn more about Laura at guidingyourmove.com
National Capital Bank (NCB)-is a full-service community bank headquartered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. with branch offices in Friendship Heights and the Courthouse/Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. As the oldest bank in the District of Columbia, NCB has been providing quality banking products and services to the residents and businesses of the Nation’s Capital since 1889. Committed to their founding principle that “customers come first,” their employees are dedicated to making every transaction an exceptional and rewarding experience. NCB also operates residential mortgage, commercial and construction lending departments and a wealth management services division, The National Capital Financial Group.
United Bank- At United, they value all of the relationships they have built since 1839. They are committed to providing each relationship with an unmatched level of service. While they offer competitive products, services, rates, and technology, the level of service they provide and their commitment to building relationships is what sets United apart from their competitors.
**Silver Bead Sponsors** 1-800-GOT-JUNK Virginia North-is a full service junk removal company. They go into your home or office, you point and they remove it. They recycle, donate, and reuse as many items as possible.
Alya Salon and Spa- Visit the new Alya Salon on Park Street in Vienna! They are an eco-friendly salon and spa specializing in curly hair, lavish color and customized massage therapy. What makes the creative styling team at Alya different from those of others salons? They have an eclectic team of talented artists who go above and beyond for each guest. Their focus is not only to bring one's vision to fruition, but to maintain the integrity and health of the hair while doing so.
Atlantic Floors- provides the community with high-quality residential and commercial custom flooring in the Northern Virginia and surrounding areas. Their licensed, experienced installers work with hardwood, tile and carpet for all of your needs throughout your home. They are local and have been in business in Fairfax since 2004, but have over 25 years of experience.
Ben & Jerry's Vienna- Located in Vienna, Ben & Jerry's sells ice cream and fun! Serving the best possible ice cream in the best way possible, you can enjoy their ice cream in the store, from On Demand service or catered to your location.
Bukont Homes-has been building beautiful homes and additions in Vienna since 1992. Every home they build is truly unique and custom.
Crossfit Mill Street- Their mission is to empower everyone to be “fit for life,” and thereby able to combat the myriad of daily physical, emotional, and mental stresses. Life is a contact sport, and they believe that being fit for life means a person is ready in mind, balanced in spirit, and prepared in body to tackle life’s random challenges and to experience life to the fullest. As CrossFit athletes, they believe that the fitness requirements of Olympic athletes and tactical warriors differ from our kids, our grandparents, and ourselves by degree — not kind
East Meets West Yoga Center-offers a safe, tranquil, and supportive environment to practice, allowing individuals to open to the possibilities of what could be. There are plenty of opportunities to start your yoga practice or enhance your existing practice at East Meets West Yoga with yoga classes seven days a week, weekend workshops, and other special events. They are a community dedicated to grow together.
Fisher Homes- Rob Fisher of Fisher Custom Homes, principal and builder is an award-winning custom homebuilder with more than 25 years experience. Fisher Custom Homes is committed to providing quality construction and customer satisfaction. Thinking of building a Home? Learn more at https://fishercustomhomesva.com/
Freedom Bank-is a local, full-service bank utilizing an optimized network of sales offices, talented banking professionals, industry expertise and innovative technology to build client relationships throughout the DC metro area. We have a full portfolio of financial products, including extensive mortgage offerings, to serve the business and personal banking needs of our clients and communities. Our banking entrepreneurs are dedicated to helping our clients and communities achieve success.
Glass House Real Estate- started with a vision to create a modern, more affordable way to buy and sell a home. With top tiered professional service at a fraction of the cost, they believe that affordability doesn't have to come at the expense of service or results.
Lee Lopez Law PLLC- Experienced | Efficient | Compassionate. Lee Lopez Law is here to help with all your criminal defense and family law needs. Their attorneys provide effective solutions and outstanding advocacy in matters of divorce, child custody, criminal defense, traffic defense and appellate law.
Naral Pro-Choice Virginia Foundation-The Foundation is an effective force for policy and culture change on issues of reproductive health, rights, and freedom, in the Commonwealth. They mentor student activists through their Advocacy Fellowship, host educational events and action days, and empower their volunteers through grassroots development training.
**Friends of BRAWS** Crossroads Family Counseling Center- provides a caring and supportive atmosphere to help figure out what you want, set goals, and support you in making the needed changes for life to be less stressful and more happy.
Geller Law Group- offers legal services personally tailored to meet the needs of small businesses, families and individuals. Whether you need legal representation for your business or for your family, the Geller Law Group provides high quality legal services at affordable rates: Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Advance Medical Directive, Trusts, Child Guardianship & Family Legal Documents; General Counsel to Small Businesses; General Counsel to Families & Individuals, Trademark Law; and Business Consulting Services.
John Marshall Bank-John Marshall Bank serves businesses and consumers in VA, MD and DC. Their commitment to the local economy is reflected in their competitive rates and industry-specific banking packages — from Commercial Real Estate to Government Contractors. They offer the capabilities of a large financial institution with the partnership of a local expert banker who’s just a phone call or email away.
Kearney and Company- Established in 1985, Kearney & Company is the largest Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm in the country focused exclusively on the Federal Government. Kearney provides financial management services to the Federal Government to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of financial operations; increase accountability and compliance with laws, regulations, and guidance; and protect funds from fraud, waste, & abuse. In 2018, Kearney was ranked #3 on Inside Public Accounting’s (IPA) list of the 100 Fastest-Growing firms. We have more than 700 professionals providing services to every Cabinet-level Department and major independent agencies. Find them on Instagram: kearneyandco, Facebook: Kearney and Company and Twitter: @Kearneyandco
Keith Min, Samson Realty- is a full service agent with over a decade of Northern Virginia experience. Buyers who work with Keith receive up to 1/3 of the buyer’s side commission rebated at closing! Sellers receive 4.5% full service listings! Buying and/or selling a home does not have to be a stressful, bewildering experience.
LemonSkies Consulting- Smart strategy and creative ideas to help good causes. Before launching LemonSkies, Olga Moshinsky Woltman had the great fortune to work with incredible causes. When you work with Olga, you can expect unconventional thinking as well as many creative ideas and strategies that are right for your cause. She is a problem solver and does not give up easily (Proof: a couple of successful eCRM migrations and a 26.2 magnet on her bumper!).
Maple Ave Living- focuses not only on your home but on your community. Through the many years of selling real estate we realize that what we do is NOT about the houses we sell but instead the PEOPLE we are lucky to work with. We become partners with you, helping you find the best fit for your family. Where you live and the home you live in, impact your life in a large way. Our goal is to help build community, share experiences, and help clients discover the lifestyle that fits their needs.
MP Photo Art- DC-Area Classic Lifestyle Photography. Mary Pat is a lifestyle photographer who specializes in natural-light photography for family, children, graduating seniors, newborn, and special events. Life moves fast, let her help you capture your sweetest moments!
Mya Tran-Harter, The Mya Group at MVB Mortgage –Mya leads a team of dynamic accomplished residential mortgage lenders whose experience has helped countless families realize their dreams.From first time homebuyers to real estate investors, The Mya Group has financing for everyone.As the Vice President of Construction Lending, not only is Mya an active originator working with realtors but she is also a local lender who works with the area’s top builders and guides her clients through the homebuilding and renovation process.She is ranked Top 1% Nationally by Mortgage Executive Magazine, Top Women Originators by Scotsman Guide and Top Mortgage Lender by Washingtonian Magazine.
Network NoVA- is a grassroots organization whose mission is to connect with others in Northern Virginia and beyond for the purpose of promoting the democratic values of equality, justice, and human rights by creating opportunities for political engagement and civic participation to educate, engage, and empower voters, candidates, and elected officials.
NoVa Perio-Dr. Keren Sperling, DMD, MSc is a Board Certified Periodontist and Implant Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of gum disease, crown lengthening, gum recessions and dental implants. As a graduate of NYU and former part-time professor at VCU, she continues to be an industry leader in dental education through her lecture series and study club leadership. Dr. Sperling provides top quality, advanced dental services for her patients in a welcoming, caring, comfortable and professional environment. OnePrinceWilliam- is a group of Prince William County residents who believe that a united community is a stronger community. They don't believe rhetoric of east vs. west, of 66 vs 95, of young vs. old, should divide them. Rather they believe in embracing diversity and working together for the betterment of the county. They are NOT a Political Action Committee and do NOT work to influence the outcome of any federal or non-federal election.
Pace Dental- is a general dentistry practice in Vienna. They believe in providing care that’s exceptional, compassionate, and always personalized down to the smallest details. When it comes to oral health and happiness, their team will never compromise – you deserve the best! They sincerely hope to welcome you in soon!
Partner Insurance- is an independent agency providing Personal, Home, Auto, Life, and Business Insurance, as well as Surety and Benefits coverage, to its customers in VA, MD and DC. At Partner Insurance, we take great pride in being your partner through all the twists and turns of navigating the insurance world. When you work with us, you can rest assured knowing that we will help guide you through all your insurance choices to help find the policy that is best for you. No matter your insurance needs, we are here to help you get the protection you need for the things that matter most.
SAGE Construction-HOME REMODELING IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA? Sage Construction takes your Home Remodeling ideas from dream to reality, with the help of a team of qualified professionals. If you have a home in Northern Virginia or a nearby area, the crew from Sage Construction would be glad to lend a hand. Their firm can help you throughout the entire process of planning your job, and they’ll do everything in their power to see that it’ll be completed promptly.
Studio 76- Studio 76 is a Design Build firm with over a decade of experience in architecture, engineering and construction. We are committed to providing unique design, exceptional craftsmanship, unsurpassed project management and customer service. We are licensed Architects, Builders & Realtors who assist from procuring the land, to designing and building a home that fits the client's needs and site conditions.
The Vienna Woman's Club- was founded in 1955 as a Service and Civic Organization, and is a Member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs and Virginia General Federation of Women's Clubs. They are always looking for new members and opportunities to serve the community. Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from September-May, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Vienna Community Center 120 Cherry Street, SE, Vienna, VA 22180
Undeniable Boutique-Shopping Made Easy. Shopping Made Fun.Shopping can be a hassle. You’re busy and don’t have time to fish an endless sea of styles, deal with size inconsistencies, or grapple with unhelpful salespeople. Undeniable Boutique is here to make shopping easy and fun for you. And in addition to their online store, they have a brick and mortar location in Mosaic District. Why shop at Undeniable? • Distinct Clothing & Accessories Brands • Experienced Stylists to Help You Find the Perfect Outfit • Personal Shopping Appointments, Loyalty Credits & VIP Shopping Parties • Constantly Changing Inventory with Weekly New Arrivals. There’s a reason their fans voted them Best Women’s Clothing Boutique in Northern Virginia SEVEN times, they do things a little differently around here. Visit their store in Mosaic District today and let them show you why they're UNDENIABLE!
Vienna Sunoco- They take pride in delivering on a simple promise to their customers: to provide top-notch, reliable fuel every time they fill up at Sunoco. They conduct regular field testing at stations across the country to ensure their gasoline and service station equipment meet the high standards they demand. Their certified and highly trained technicians use the latest online diagnostics to identify the problem, repair your car and get you back on the road with speed and confidence.
Women's Empowerment Foundation-The Women’s Empowerment Foundation is a non-profit organization based in the United States dedicated to redefining the true egalitarian ideals of feminism as human rights essential to the survival of humanity in the 21st century. The feminist revolution made great strides towards liberating women but in many ways the end result was women took upon themselves more responsibilities that effectively prevented them from truly achieving leadership positions in economic and political arenas. Co-founded by Israeli-American activist Illana Shoshan and social entrepreneur Yael Swerdlow, WEF strives to promote the human rights of women and girls within the spirit of the principles of equality, liberty, safety, justice, integrity and freedom. WEF currently works in the United States and Israel, with plans to expand globally.
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