Monday, January 7, 2013
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Monday, January 7
The following opinion column was submitted to Patch by new Arlington Chamber of Commerce Chairman David DeCamp. For my initial opportunity to write in this space I will open with a theme to help us all thrive. Be attentive, wherever you are, for opportunities to help another chamber member. Imagine the power of this pleading. If each of the hundreds of Arlington Chamber of Commerce members helped just three other chamber members every couple of weeks the results would be huge and powerful. Multiply this kind of goodwill and imagine how it will come back around. We can help our friends accomplish their goals. And people who care about us would have our backs and help us accomplish our goals. To be more specific, we can use our personal and …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Chamber held annual meeting Friday at Sheraton Pentagon City.
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce honored Marymount University and MTFA Architecture Principal Michael Foster at its 88th Annual Meeting Friday at the Sheraton Pentagon City. The chamber also looked back on its accomplishments for 2012 and ahead to 2013. NBC Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd, an Arlington resident, was the keynote speaker. Foster — whose firm has been involved in a number of high-profile projects, like The Views at Clarendon and the Clean Technology Center in Courthouse — received the President's Award. The chamber made it through a successful relocation thanks to Foster, officials said. "He cuts through such malarky and gets people to come to an agreement," said incoming chamber Chairman David DeCamp. "He did …