Compass Opens McLean Office

  On Thursday, June 20, real estate technology brokerage Compass celebrated the launch of their new office in McLean. Over 200 agents, employees and community members attended the event, including prominent realtors who joined the company within the last year. Realtor Steve Wydler joined the company in 2018 after Compass acquired the brokerage he co-owned with his brother. Wydler says,…

Buena Vida Social Club Grand Opening

  On Tuesday, June 25, Arlington Magazine was pleased to co-host the grand opening celebration of Buena Vida Social Club. Delicious craft cocktails, beer, wine and passed hors d’oeuvres highlighting the spirit and flavors of Acapulco, Mexico, were served as guests mingled on the rooftop oasis, with beautiful views of the nation’s capital. The Social Club occupies the entire third…

Best of Arlington Party 2019

Photo Credit: WTAPhoto.com   Arlington Magazine’s 5th annual Best of Arlington Party was held on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz of Arlington. The sold-out event featured dishes from Ambar, BABA, Bayou Bakery, Buena Vida, Cava Mezze, Fava Pot, Fire Works, Liberty BBQ, Sushi-Zen, Toby’s Homemade Ice Cream, TTT Mexican Diner and Wilson Hardware. Virginia Imports, Ltd. and New District…

Meet the Chair at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus

  Leadership Center for Excellence held its sixth annual Meet the Chair event on Thursday, January 17 at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus. The event provided an opportunity for Arlington residents and community citizens to learn about the initiatives of 2019 Arlington County Board Chair, Christian Dorsey. Scott McCaffrey, editor of the Sun Gazette, moderated the event.

Young Professionals Care with Volunteer Arlington

Volunteer Arlington, a program of Leadership Center for Excellence, held its second annual Young Professionals Care event on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Over 70 young professionals participated in the event which was held at the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston. A Volunteer Fair gave participants an opportunity to explore 27 local nonprofit and County organizations regarding their missions and specific…

Fluence Opens New VA Headquarters

  Fluence is one of the world’s leading providers of battery-based energy storage technology and services, which adds reliability and flexibility, lowers costs and reduces systemwide emissions for electricity networks and users around the world. Launched in January 2018, Fluence is the result of two industry powerhouses and pioneers in energy storage—Siemens and AES—uniting the scale, experience, breadth, and financial…

Volunteerism Celebrated in Arlington

Volunteer Arlington, a program of Leadership Center for Excellence, held its second annual Arlington Cares on Tuesday, July 24. At this celebration of volunteerism, local nonprofit and county organizations hosted booths as part of a volunteer fair for attendees to learn about volunteer opportunities in the area. After the fair, Volunteer Arlington recognized individuals who have offered their time and…

Leadership Center for Excellence 20th Anniversary Celebration

Leadership Center for Excellence hosted its 20th Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, June 12 at Army Navy Country Club. This event celebrated Leadership Center for Excellence’s 20 years of leadership development and community impact. The 20th Anniversary Celebrated payed tribute to Leadership Center for Excellence’s history, the founders and LCE’s Founding President & CEO, Betsy Frantz.   Categories: The A List

Leadership Programs Celebrate Commencement

Leadership Center for Excellence hosted Commencement on Wednesday, May 16, 2017 at The Westin Arlington Gateway. Commencement was a graduation ceremony celebrating the Leadership Arlington Class of 2018 and Young Professionals Program Fall and Spring classes. The event provided an opportunity to meet the members of all three classes, celebrate the conclusion of their program journey and network. Dr. Matt…

Black & White Ball

Leadership Center for Excellence hosted its annual Black & White Ball, formerly Monte Carlo Night, on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia. More than 200 community members attended the gala. The proceeds from the evening’s auction benefit the Leadership Arlington Youth Program as well as the mission of Leadership Center for Excellence.   Categories:…

Legislative Breakfast

Leadership Center for Excellence held its seventh annual Legislative Breakfast on Friday, April 20 at Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia. State legislators shared updates on current political issues and valuable lessons they learned during this year’s Virginia General Assembly legislative session and the sub-sequential special session. Categories: The A List

Leadership Summit

Leadership Summit is a transformative, one-day conference for established leaders, emerging leaders, entrepreneurs, activists and other innovators. The Summit offers several workshops throughout the day, targeted to three tracks: Emerging Leaders, Established Leaders or Senior Leaders. This year’s keynote speakers were Larry Robertson, Founder, President, Innovation Advisor at Lighthouse Consulting, Inc. and General Colin Powell (Ret.). Categories: The A List

94th Annual Arlington Business Gala

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce hosted its 94th Annual Arlington Business Gala on Saturday, January 27 at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City. The sold-out gala, hosted by 2018 Chamber Chair Lindsey Rheaume of EagleBank, was the Chamber’s first major event of 2018 and entertained 350 guests, including members of the Virginia General Assembly, all five members of the Arlington County Board,…