11th Annual Virginia Women’s Business Conference

It was a packed house for the 11th Annual Virginia Women's Conference organized by JP Events & Consulting. Next year, the event morphs into the Women's Worth Summit (https://www.womensworthsummit.com/) as Tina Johnson passes the torch to Joni Rae and Sarah Weise. Save the date Dec. 11-12 in Washington, D.C.

The Daily Method (Ashburn) Holiday Health Fair

Working hard in barre and cycle classes can lead to sore muscles but the friendly folks at Elite Wellness are there to work out the kinks at Ashburn's The Daily Method's holiday open house. 

INOVA – Washington Capitals Blood Drive

Washington Capitals' mascot Slapshot, riding a hover-board, pumped up the troops at the Inova's quarterly blood drive at the Medstar Iceplex in Arlington. More than 600 fans stood in line to donate in December (including long-time fan-girl Melinda Gipson.) Catch the Caps practice at the Iceplex, located on the top level of the Ballston Mall … Continued

Club Pilates Takes Best Health & Wellness Honors

Congratulations to Ryan Ask, whose Club Pilates took top honors as Health and Wellness business of the year from the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce at it's 25th Annual Award Ceremony. Also honored as best non-profit, Loudoun Free Clinic is featured in our "Giving Back" section. 

Battle of the Bartenders Serves up $4K For Charity

Nikki Drake of 2941 Restaurant, claimed NoVa’s Best Bartender honors after a "secret ingredient" competition hosted at AhSo Restaurant that featured six top mixologists. Eric Bowers, Magnolias at the Mill, took “people’s choice,” competitors included Chris West from The Wine Kitchen, Jon Schott from The Peoples Drug, and Erin Robertson from AhSo. The event benefited the Juvenile Diabetes … Continued

Paying it Forward

When Gepe was injured and couldn't work he found help through Loudoun Cares. When his new employer, Zaxby's in Chantilly wanted to donate 50 turkeys for the holidays but didn't know who to call, Gepe called Loudoun Cares again. This time, they connected the generous Duran Lawson with grateful folks at LINK Hunger Relief and Catholic Charities. … Continued

8th Annual ‘Boots, Beer & BBQ’ Fundraiser for Loudoun Free Clinic

Congrats to Loudoun Free Clinic for an exceptional fundraising event at Shadow Creek Weddings & Events. To drive home the high cost of health care, the clinic team decorated a tree with "ornaments" depicting the various costs of "little things" like hospital gowns, splints, OBGYN supplies and software to keep patient records up to date. 

High-Heeled Happy Hour Fetes Loudoun Cares, Mrs. Loudoun County

High-Heeled Happy Hour honors a female business professional who, in turn, selects a charity to benefit from event proceeds. The Fall Fête Oct. 15 at Tarara Winery honored Mrs. Loudoun County Erin Lombardi and raised money for Loudoun Cares. Participants also donated non-perishable food items for Loudoun Hunger Relief as part of Jackson Harlow's annual food … Continued

Backstage at the BWOL Fashion Show

Business Women of Loudoun's annual fashion show raises money every year for a charity of members' choice, this year for Project Horse Empowerment Center, an equine therapy center in Purcellville. Members serve as models and rock the runway for a cause. 

Loudoun Cares First Annual Live Fundraising Art Auction

Leesburg Lifestyle served as a media sponsor to this hugely entertaining event featuring top local chefs, Tarara Wine and extraordinary artwork from both Joseph Scott Galleries and local artists with proceeds benefitting Loudoun Cares. The group raised nearly $10,000 to help support its mission of helping to match local volunteers with causes they can fall … Continued