Northern Virginia

Muscle Maker Grill Begins Construction at Four Northern Virginia Community College Locations

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 3:00pm

Burleson, TX, Aug. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Muscle Maker, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRIL ) the parent company of Muscle Maker Grill, Healthy Joes, MMG Burger Bar & Meal Plan AF a fast-casual concept known for serving healthier for you meals, today announced that it has started construction at four campus locations at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA).

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  • Burleson, TX, Aug. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Muscle Maker, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRIL ) the parent company of Muscle Maker Grill, Healthy Joes, MMG Burger Bar & Meal Plan AF a fast-casual concept known for serving healthier for you meals, today announced that it has started construction at four campus locations at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA).
  • The campus locations at Alexandria, Loudoun, Manassas and Woodbridge will offer fare from Muscle Maker Grill and Healthy Joes and will also provide grab-n-go options for students and faculty who are on the run.
  • Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the largest public educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprised of more than 70,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members.
  • The construction phase has begun and were gearing up to get these four locations open for the new school year said Michael Roper, Chief Executive Officer of Muscle Maker Grill.

New Library Opens in Manassas Park, Virginia

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 12:00am

MANASSAS PARK, Va., Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The City of Manassas Park, VA and Library Systems & Services (LS&S) have partnered to open the brand-new Manassas Park City Library (MPCL).

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  • MANASSAS PARK, Va., Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The City of Manassas Park, VA and Library Systems & Services (LS&S) have partnered to open the brand-new Manassas Park City Library (MPCL).
  • While we are excited about opening our interim neighborhood library, we cannot wait to open our permanent downtown library in 2023.
  • "Manassas Park is a community on the move and the Manassas Park City Library provides print and digital material, programs and services tailored to community needs and desires.
  • With over 140 master-degreed library professionalsand deep expertise in public library strategy, best practices and innovation, LS&S powers strong libraries and strong communities.

Virginia sees Q2 tech job growth amid COVID-19, fueled by Fairfax County; state shines in business climate rankings

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:05pm

Three Virginia-based employers named in the Dice report General Dynamics, Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton are all headquartered in Fairfax County.

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  • Three Virginia-based employers named in the Dice report General Dynamics, Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton are all headquartered in Fairfax County.
  • In terms of year-over-year changes, Virginia was the only state in Dices top four list to report an increase in quarterly job postings.
  • In comparison, Dice reported declines in California, Texas and New York job postings of 28 percent, 2 percent and 34 percent, respectively.
  • During 2019 and 2020, name-brand tech companies have chosen Fairfax County and Northern Virginia to expand their footprint: Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Google and Facebook all made location decisions in Fairfax County since Q2 2019.

Varex Schedules Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:30pm

Varex Imaging Corporation (Nasdaq: VREX) today announced that it will report unaudited financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2020 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

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  • Varex Imaging Corporation (Nasdaq: VREX) today announced that it will report unaudited financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2020 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
  • The earnings news release will be followed by a conference call at 3:00 pm Mountain Time that day.
  • This call will be webcast live and can be accessed at the company's website at investors.vareximaging.com.
  • Investors can also access this conference call at 1-877-524-8416 from anywhere in the U.S. or 1-412-902-1028 from non-U.S. locations.

Hitachi Vantara Federal President and CEO Dave Turner Selected to the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 2:03pm

Hitachi Vantara Federal , a leader in data-driven solutions and services for the Federal Government, today announced that President and CEO Dave Turner was selected to the board of directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), one of the largest technology councils in the nation.

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  • Hitachi Vantara Federal , a leader in data-driven solutions and services for the Federal Government, today announced that President and CEO Dave Turner was selected to the board of directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), one of the largest technology councils in the nation.
  • As President, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Hitachi Vantara Federal, Dave oversees the overall growth and direction of the company and will use his expertise in the Federal Government space to provide insights for the Northern Virginia Technology Council.
  • At Hitachi, we understand the importance of technology and seek a future in which government agencies can extend the life of their IT infrastructure for better reliability, said Dave Turner, President & CEO of Hitachi Vantara Federal.
  • The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia.

Dulles Greenway Appoints Renée N. Hamilton As CEO

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 8:01pm

STERLING, Va., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --TRIP II, the owner and operator of the Dulles Greenway, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Rene N. Hamilton as Chief Executive Officer.

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  • STERLING, Va., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --TRIP II, the owner and operator of the Dulles Greenway, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Rene N. Hamilton as Chief Executive Officer.
  • Ms. Hamilton joins the Greenway following a distinguished 32-year career at the Virginia Department of Transportation, where she served most recently as Deputy District Administrator for Northern Virginia.
  • Toll Road Investors Partnership II, L.P. (TRIP II), headquartered in Sterling, Virginia, owns and operates the Dulles Greenway.
  • The Dulles Greenway is a privately owned 14-mile toll road that provides a non-stop connection between Washington Dulles International Airport and Leesburg, Virginia.

Northern Virginia Technology Council Announces Finalists for the 2020 Virginia Data Center Awards

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

HERNDON, Va., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is pleased to announce the finalists for the second annual Virginia Data Center Awards.

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  • HERNDON, Va., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is pleased to announce the finalists for the second annual Virginia Data Center Awards.
  • According to NVTC's 2020 Impact of Data Centers on the State and Local Economies of Virginia prepared by Mangum Economics, Northern Virginia is the largest data center market in the world, but the data center industry has an important footprint in every part of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • "The data center industry is extremely important to not only the tech community but to the entire Commonwealth.
  • Greg Adgate, Vice President of Global Partnerships & Alliances, Equinix
    TJ Ciccone, Vice President of Data Center Operations, STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, Adjunct Professor, Northern Virginia Community College

Keolis Awarded Five-Year OmniRide Transit Services Contract

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) Board of Directors has awarded Keolis a five-year contract to operate and maintain its OmniRide bus service in Virginia.

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  • The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) Board of Directors has awarded Keolis a five-year contract to operate and maintain its OmniRide bus service in Virginia.
  • Keolis will begin operating the OmniRide service on November 1, 2020 and has already begun changeover activities to ensure a smooth transition that will be invisible to riders.
  • Its an exciting time to be a part of OmniRide, said OmniRide Executive Director Dr. Bob Schneider.
  • We are thrilled to have this opportunity to bring our multimodal, customer-focused expertise to the PRTC with the addition of OmniRides transit services to our portfolio, said Keolis North America President and CEO Clement Michel.

Cignal LLC Awarded Phase 1 Funding by DHS S&T SVIP

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 1:33pm

ASHBURN, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cignal LLC , a technology startup that develops cutting-edge capabilities for the rapid training and deployment of advanced inspection and security systems, announced that it was awarded Phase 1 project funding by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP).

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  • ASHBURN, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cignal LLC , a technology startup that develops cutting-edge capabilities for the rapid training and deployment of advanced inspection and security systems, announced that it was awarded Phase 1 project funding by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP).
  • "We are proud to be working with DHS S&T on this very important project," said Cignal CEO Jaclyn Fiterman.
  • Cignal LLC makes software systems for advanced inspection and screening applications.
  • Cignal LLC is headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia, a hub within the Dulles Technology Corridor.

PenFed Foundation Receives Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce 2020 'Nonprofit of the Year' Award

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 11:00am

TYSONS, Va., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the PenFed Foundation is pleased to announce it was named "Nonprofit of the Year" by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

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  • TYSONS, Va., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the PenFed Foundation is pleased to announce it was named "Nonprofit of the Year" by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
  • PenFed Foundation President and retired U.S. Army Gen. John "Mick" Nicholson accepted the award on behalf of the thousands of veterans and service members the Foundation serves each year during a virtual ceremony with Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce officials.
  • "All of us here at the PenFed Foundation want to thank the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce for this tremendous distinction," said Gen. Nicholson.
  • "The PenFed Foundation is a critical organization meeting the needs of our Northern Virginia community."