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Latest Chamber News:

Arlington Chamber supportive of downsized aquatics facility (InsideNoVa.com, July 20, 2016)
Morning Notes: Chamber Supports Aquatics Center Plan (ARLNow.com, July 20, 2016)
Dulles Falls Short in Quest for Cuba Service. (Scott McCaffrey and Brian Trompeter, July 8, 2016)
YEA! Graduate Auditions for ABC's Shark Tank. (YEA! Great Ideas, Great News, July 7, 2016)
Arlington Teen Auditions for ABC's 'Shark Tank.' (Dan Taylor, Patch.com, June 22, 2016)
Garvey: Culture shift in Arlington government rank continues. (Scott McCaffrey, InsideNoVa.com, June 22, 2016)
Morning Notes: Yorktown Student Auditions for Shark Tank. (ARLnow.com, June 22, 2016)
Garvey: County Needs to 'Slow Down' Affordable Housing on the Western End of Columbia Pike. (ARLnow.com, June 21, 2016)
Fmr. State Lawmaker Had Trouble Navigating Arlington's Bureaucracy When Opening Donut Shop. (ARLnow.com, June 21, 2016)
Arlington Chamber Approaches Capital-Campaign Goal. (InsideNoVa.com, June 17, 2016)
Chamber Honors 2016 'Best Business' Award Winners. (ARLnow.com, May 25, 2016)
County Board Candidates Debate Business, Transportation and Priorities. (ARLnow.com, May 18, 2016)
Building Better Businesses. (Vernon Miles, Connection Newspapers, May 18 2016)
County Board Approves Increase in Transient Occupancy Tax. (Emily Cassell, Arlington County, May 14, 2016)
Arlington Chamber of Commerce to Hold County Board Candidate Forum. (ARLnow.com, April 29, 2016)
Arlington Chamber salutes public-safety exceptionalism. (Scott McCaffrey, InsideNoVA.com, April 20, 2016)
A chat with Arlington County Board candidate Erik Gutshall. (Saty Reddy, Greater Greater Washington, April 5, 2016)
McAuliffe vetoes anti-living wage measures. (InsideNoVa.com, April 3, 2016)
Arlington Chamber contingent headed to Cuba. (InsideNoVa.com, March 31, 2016)
Arlington Sun Gazette Highes & Lows, 3/31/16 edition. (InsideNoVa.com, March 30, 2016)
Arlington Chamber Plans Cuba Trip. (ARLnow.com, March 30, 2016)
Arlington gun shop opening met with fanfare, opposition. (Dennis Foley, WTOP, March 26, 2016)
Arlington Chamber lauds superstars of local hospitality industry. (InsideNoVa.com, March 25, 2016)
'Volunteer Arlington' arrives next month. (InsideNoVa.com, March 24, 2016)
Local Chamber backs Dulles-to-Havana flights.
 (InsideNoVa.com, March 18, 2016)
Here's a Performance of Arlington's Official Song. (ARLnow.com, March 15, 2016)
Arlington Chamber preps for annual China trip. (InsideNoVa.com, March 14, 2016)
He says the Arlington gun store will be great. He just won't say who owns it. (Patricia Sullivan, The Washington Post, March 13, 2016)
Morning Notes: Chamber Savors Hotel Tax Victory. (ARLnow.com, March 10, 2016)
Arlington Chamber aims for record capital campaign. (InsideNoVa.com, March 9, 2016)
Arlington Chamber preps for annual Valor Awards. (InsideNoVa.com, March 8, 2016)
Northern Virginia's Restaurant Week. (Let's Talk Live, News Channel 8, March 7, 2016)
Making Pizza with Upper Crust Pizzeria. (Great Day Washington, WUSA9, March 7, 2016)
Northern Virginia Restaurant Week 2016 kicks off Monday. (InsideNoVa.com, March 7, 2016)
Arlington Restaurants Participating in Northern Virginia Restaurant Week. (ARLnow.com, March 7, 2016)
Arlington Welcomes Passage of Transient Occupancy Tax Bills. (Emily Cassell, Arlington County, March 1, 2016) 
YEA! Great News February 26. (Young Entrepreneurs Academy. February 26, 2016)
Victory at last? Arlington tourism tax reinstated by legislature. (InsideNoVa.com, February 26, 2016)
Boeing set to get birthday wishes from Arlington legislative delegation. (InsideNoVa.com, February 25, 2016)
Arlington county manager wants to impose higher 'living wage'. (InsideNoVa.com, February 19, 2016)
Op-Ed: Why the Hotel Tax Surcharge is Important to Arlington's Economy. (Kate Roche, ARLnow.com, February 18, 2016)
Arlington Chamber preps for annual hospitality awards. (InsideNoVa.com, February 12, 2016)
Arlington tourism-tax bill clears another hurdle.
 (InsideNoVa.com, February 10, 2016)
Arlington Chamber board member wins stay in Panama. (InsideNoVa.com, February3, 2016)
Tourism-tax measures still face hurdle in House of Delegates. (InsideNoVa.com, February 2, 2016)
Measures to restore Arlington tourism tax move forward. (InsideNoVa.com, January 29, 2016)
Leadership Arlington welcomes latest young-professionals group. (InsideNoVa.com, January 27, 2016)
Leadership program graduates latest young-professionals class. (InsideNoVa.com, January 20, 2016)
Arlington Weekend Fun: Jan. 22-Jan. 31.
 (Sarai Johnson, Connection Newspapers, January 18, 2016)
Chambers of Commerce Collaborate To Produce Northern Virginia Restaurant Week. (Prince William Living, January 15, 2016)
Legislation could impact Arlington's living-wage requirements. (InsideNoVa.com, January 7, 2016)
Northern Virginia chamber leaders pledge cooperation, not conquest. (Brian Trompeter, InsideNoVa.com, January 7, 2016)
Young Arlington entrepreneurs learn about restaurant business. (InsideNoVa.com, January 6, 2016)
Vihstadt Outlines His Top Priorities for 2016. (Mary Ann Barton, The Patch, January 1, 2016)
Arlington Chamber raffle features stay in Panama. (InsideNoVa.com, December 31, 2015)
Leadership Arlington preps 'Meet the Chair' for January. (Inside NoVa.com. December 22, 2015)
Arlington Chamber salutes energized efforts in engagement during 2015. (InsideNoVa.com, December 15, 2015)
Arlington Chamber preps for annual business gala. (InsideNoVa.com, December 14, 2015)
Chambers of Commerce team up to support restaurants in 2016. (InsideNoVa.com, December 11, 2015)
Second crop of '40 Under 40' recipients lauded. (InsideNoVa.com, December 9, 2015)
Morning Notes: Arlington's Official Song Turns 45. (ARLnow.com, December 8, 2015)
Fairfax Chamber's rebranding effort draws pushback. (Scott McCaffrey, InsideNoVa.com, December 7, 2015)
Why the Arlington County Board supports the I-66 plan. (Jay Fisette, Washington Post, December 4, 2015)
SAVE THE DATE: Arlington Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting, Dec. 11. (WashingtonExec, December 1, 2015)
Here's what other chambers are saying about Fairfax's rebranding. (Andy Medici, Washington Business Journal, November 30, 2015)
'Model General Assembly' participants gearing up for 2016. (InsideNoVa.com, November 26, 2015)
Arlington Chamber announces annual speaker, award winners. (InsideNoVa.com, November 17, 2015)
Arlington: Retail Trends Keep Shifting. (Mike Salmon, Connection Newspapers, November 11, 2015) 
Arlington Chamber gives qualified backing to I-66 proposal. (InsideNoVa.com, November 3, 2015)
Arlington Chamber welcomes new crop of student entrepreneurs. (InsideNoVa.com, November 1, 2015)
Red Top Owner Gets 'Top' Industry Award. (ARLnow.com, October 29, 2015)
Arlington Business Briefcase, 10/29/15 edition. (InsideNoVa.com, October 28, 2015)
Arlington to try again for restoration of taxing authority? (Scott McCaffrey, InsideNoVa.com, October 28, 2015)
Peter's Take: Don't Extend Parking Meter Hours. (Peter Rousselot, ARLnow.com, October 15, 2015)
Arlington Chamber sets stage from annual meeting. (InsideNoVa.com, October 8, 2015)
Guide to Arlington's African American Historic Sites Is Being Revisited. (Eleanor Greence, ARLnow.com, September 22, 2015)
Business Owner Starts Networking Group for Arlington's Women Entrepreneurs.
 (Heather Mongilio, ARLnow.com, September 17, 2015)
Arlington Business Briefcase, 9/17/15. (InsideNoVa.com, September 17, 2015)
Arlington Chamber gears up for Young Entrepreneurs Academy. (InsideNoVa.com, September 9, 2015)
Legislators meet with Arlington Chamber. (InsideNoVa.com, September 3, 2015)
Arlington Chamber mini-golf tourney slated for September. (InsideNoVa.com, August 21, 2015)
New Heights for Arlington Skyline. (Vernon Miles, Connection Newspapers, August 4, 2015)
Arlington's inaugural '40 Under 40' inductees reconnect. (InsideNoVa.com, August 4, 2015)
Arlington: Seeing Red. (Vernon Miles, Connection Newspapers, July 28, 2015)
Arlington Chamber generally happy with adopted retail plan. (InsideNoVa.com, July 23, 2015)
Applications open for Arlington student-entrepeneurship academy. (InsideNoVa.com, July 22, 2015)
County Board Approves New Retail Action Plan, Despite Some Concerns. (ARLnow.com, July 20, 2015)
County Board to Vote on Retail Action Plan. (ARLnow.com, July 16, 2015)
Video: Advertising Agency's Sweet Rosslyn Digs. (ARLnow.com, July 9, 2015)
Deadline Nearing for Your Chance to Visit China with Arlington Chamber of Commerce. (Mary Ann Barton, The Patch, June 29, 2015)
Hynes: Arlington must confront 'multi-dimensional' challenges. (InsideNoVa.com, June 25, 2015)
Arlington's choices akin to post-9/11, board chair says. (The Washington Post, June 24, 2015)
Departing county manager lauded by Arlington Chamber. (InsideNoVa.com, June 24, 2015)
Hynes: Streetcar Cancellation Was Hardest Decision in Office. (ARLnow.com, June 24, 2015)
Our Man in Arlington. (Falls Church News Press, June 24, 2015)
Arlington Chamber voices concern about imbalance at airports. (InsideNoVa.com, June 23, 2015)
Chamber: Business Works for Arlington. (ARLnow.com, June 19, 2015)
Arlington Chamber beats fundraising goal. (InsideNoVa.com, June 19, 2015)
Arlington leaders pledge swift decisions on Ballston redevelopment. (InsideNoVa.com, June 17, 2015)
Arlington Chamber chair wants movement on Ballston project. (InsideNoVa.com, June 11, 2015)
Leadership Arlington opens nominations for annual '40 Under 40'. (InsideNoVa.com, June 8, 2015)
Arlington Business Briefcase, 6/4/15 edition. (InsideNoVa.com, June 2, 2015)
Capitol Shine Honored at the 29th Annual Arlington Best Business Awards. (PR.com, May 28, 2015)
Arlington County Board Candidates Tackle Business Concerns. (Heather Mongilio, ARLnow.com, May 28, 2015)
Detailer wins small business award.(carwash.com, May 27, 2015)
Capitol Shine Honored at the 29th Annual Arlington Best Business Awards. (Mary Ann Barton, The Patch, May 26, 2015)
Arlington Chamber sets date for 'State of the County'. (InsideNoVa.com, May 26, 2015)
Arlington Chamber lauds 'Best Business' award recipients. (InsideNoVa.com, May 24, 2015)
Arlington County board proclaims 'Business Appreciation Month'. (InsideNoVa.com, May 21, 2015)
Arlington deputy commissioner of revenue lauded for service to businesses. (InsideNoVa.com, May 20, 2015)
Sun Gazette honored with 'Doing Good' award. (InsideNoVa.com, May 19, 2015)
Young Arlington entrepreneurs make their pitch, now will face public. (InsideNoVa.com, May 13, 2015)
Arlington Chamber Holds 'Shark Tank' for Students. (Ethan Rothstein, ARLnow.com, April 29, 2015)
New inductees to Arlington Business Hall of Fame announced. (InsideNoVa.com, April 29, 2015)
Chamber members fan out for Volunteer Arlington Day. (InsideNoVa.com, April 28, 2015) 
Local Volunteers Assist Nonprofits on Volunteer Arlington Day. (Connection Newspapers, April 28, 2015)
Valor Awards salute achievements of Arlington public-safety personnel.
 (Scott McCaffrey, InsideNoVa.com, April 16, 2015) 
First Responders Honored for Lifesaving Efforts. (Ethan Rothstein, ARLnow.com, April 15, 2015)
Travel to China with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. (Mary Ann Barton, The Patch, April 10, 2015)
Arlington Chamber trip to China will feature Dulles departure. (InsideNoVa.com, April 8, 2015)
Arlington Chamber looking for 'Best Business' nominees. (InsideNoVa.com, April 7, 2015)
Arlington Chamber adds membership-engagement committee. (InsideNoVa.com, April 1, 2015)
Arlington Leadership Eyes Major Transition Amid Retirements and Resignations. (Ethan Rothstein, ARLnow.com, March 20, 2015)
Can Arlington Land Marriott's New HQ? (Ethan Rothstein, ARLnow.com, March 9, 2015)
The 20-Something CEO. (Kris Coronado, Arlington Magazine, March-April 2015)
Arlington launches academy for young entrepreneurs. (Veronica Garabelli, Virginia Business, January 29, 2015)
Arlington Chamber will school students on starting their own businesses.
 (Kathy Orton, The Washington Post, October 13, 2014)
Chamber Supports Bond Referendum (The Arlington Connection, October 1, 2014)
Arlington Chamber Launches Program for Young Entrepreneurs (Mary Ann Barton, The Patch, September 26, 2014)
New at the top: New president of Arlington Chamber values a sense of community (Kathy Orton, The Washington Post) July 13, 2014
Behind the career: Kate Roche, Arlington Chamber of Commerce president and CEO (Kathy Orton, The Washington Post) July 13, 2014
Arlington Chamber taps VP for top position (Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette) June 20, 2014
Arlington’s front-line hospitality workers saluted for their service (InsideNOVA) March 19
Chamber Aims for Record in Upcoming Capital Campaign (Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette) February 19
Chamber to Host Annual Hospitality Awards (Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette) February 14
The Back Page (Jennifer Nyzc-Conner, The Washington Business Journal) February 7
Chamber Gala Draws 300 to Ritz-Carlton (Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette) January 28
Computer Guy: Rich Doud to Retire (Michael Pope, The Arlington Connection) January 23
Doud Lauded as News of Planned Retirement Spreads (Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette) January 20


Recent Press Releases:
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce Presents the 34th Annual Valor Awards 
- April 6, 2016
Middle And High School Students Receive Funding From Investors - April 1, 2016
Arlington Chamber Offers 5-Day Trip to Cuba For Members And The Community - March 30, 2016
Arlington Chamber to Host Second Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor Panel - March 17, 2016
Arlington Chamber Celebrates Reinstatement of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Surcharge to Fund Tourism - March 9, 2016
Northern Virginia Restaurant Week 2016 Kicks-Off March 7-14, with First Lady of the Commonwealth Dorothy McAuliffe
 - March 4, 2016
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce's Sold Out 92nd Annual Arlington Business Gala
- February 2, 2016
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce's 92nd Annual Arlington Business Gala - January 14, 2016
Greater Reston, Loudoun County and Arlington Chambers of Commerce collaborate to produce Northern Virginia Restaurant Week in partnership with the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association - December 8, 2015
Arlington Chamber of Commerce to Celebrate 2015 at the 91st Annual Meeting - December 4, 2015
Aneesh Chopra to Present Keynote at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce's 91st Annual Meeting - November 12, 2015
20 Area Students Participating in Young Entrepreneurs Academy Program - October 30, 2015
Arlington Chamber of Commerce Hosts the 64th Annual Fall Golf Outing October 20 - October 14, 2015
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce's 10th Annual Scholar's Cup Mini-Golf Tournament - September 11, 2015
Applications now Available for Young Entrepreneurs Academy 2015-2016 Academic Year - July 20, 2015
Registration Closes in Less Than One Month for Arlington Chamber Trip to China - June 29, 2015
Arlington Chamber to Host 14th Annual State of the County - June 12, 2015
Arlington Chamber Honors Arlington's Best Businesses - May 19, 2015
Arlington Chamber to Host Arlington County Board Candidate Forum - May 13, 2015
Arlington Chamber to Honor Best Businesses and Leaders - May 12, 2015
Young Entrepreneurs Pitch Businesses to Local Investors - May 8, 2015
Volunteers From Arlington Businesses Serve Local Nonprofits - April 22, 2015
Local Heroes Honored at the 33rd Annual Valor Awards - April 16, 2015
Arlington Chamber to Host Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor Panel - April 7, 2015
Arlington Chamber to Honor Chief Scott at the 33rd Annual Valor Awards - April 2, 2015
Chamber Recognizes Arlington's Hospitality Superstars, Offers Testimonials of Excellence - March 18, 2015
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce's 91st Annual Arlington Business Gala - February 5, 2015
Arlington Chamber of Commerce Launches ShopChamber - October 21, 2014
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce Launches The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) - October 1, 2014
State of the County: Fisette Remains Optimistic - June 24, 2014
New Arlington Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Announced - June 20, 2014
Arlington Chamber to Honor Arlington's Heroes at The 32nd Annual Valor Awards - March 28, 2014
10th Annual Hospitality Awards Honors Local Workers  - March 18, 2014
90th Annual Arlington Business Gala - January 28, 2014
Rich Doud, Arlington Chamber President, to Retire - January 17, 2014
Celebrating 90 Years in Business at the Arlington Business Gala - January 13, 2014
89th Annual Meeting with Keynote Speaker Dr. Matthew Shank, Marymount - December 17, 2013 


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