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No. Virginia Couple Introduces Cook, Eat, Play, Travel; Video Journal of Culinary Tours

No. Virginia Couple Introduces Cook, Eat, Play, Travel; Video Journal of Culinary Tours

Northern Virginia owners, George and Linda Meyers, of Cook in Tuscany, Cook in Mexico and Cook in Cuba debuted ‘Cook, Eat, Play, Travel’, their online, video diary of their worldwide travels and journeys.  They are always asked about life “outside” of their culinary tours in Tuscany, Mexico and Cuba, so they started documenting their adventures.  Named one of the top 15 Foodie Destinations by USA Today, the Meyers created Cook, Eat, Play, Travel to allow people around the world to experience some of their culinary travel adventures online. To view or learn more, go to www.cookeatplaytravel.com

No. Virginia Couple Debuts COOK in CUBA; Havana Culinary Tour Now Available

No. Virginia Couple Debuts COOK in CUBA; Havana Culinary Tour Now Available

‘Welcome to Cuba!’ is what you’ll hear from George and Linda Meyers, owners of Cook in Tuscany and Cook in Mexico at their latest culinary tour spot--Havana, Cuba . Cook in Cuba is now taking guests to Old Havana, exploring Cuban cuisine, history and culture. Cook in Tuscany, a Tuscan culinary tour, recently named one of the top 15 Foodie Destinations by USA Today, just launched its third culinary tour, Cook in Cuba in Havana, Cuba. For more information, go to www.cookincuba.kitchen.

Baller Moms: Moms on a Mission - The World is Not Ready

Baller Moms:  Moms on a Mission - The World is Not Ready

There is something amazing going on in Prince George’s County, MD.  It’s spearheaded by 3 Moms – Baller Moms. 

Baller Moms is an organization comprised of mothers devoted to the athletic and educational development of their children.  These ladies are amazing.  I managed to get the three founders on the same call and it was a pleasure; Erika Freeman, Erin Williams and Tamara “Tammy B”  Barbarin. 

VRM:  Hello ladies.  So excited to hear from you all today.  Thanks for calling in.

Let’s start by having you tell us about the concept and original vision behind Baller Moms?

TRAINING FOR TURKEYS FITNESS PROGRAM at METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS STUDIOS; Childcare Availabl

TRAINING FOR TURKEYS FITNESS PROGRAM  at METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS STUDIOS; Childcare Availabl

With the holidays approaching, eating and indulging is top-of-mind for most, but The Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) Studio in Alexandria, Va. has started its Training for Turkey adult fitness program now through Nov. 28, offering unlimited adult fitness classes for $50.  MSA will even host a special Thanksgiving Day MetroBarre and Yoga Class on Thurs., Nov. 28 to bring in the holiday. And for all those moms, childcare is available at both studios for all 9:30 a.m. classes, Monday through Friday. Cost is $2 per child. Packages can be purchased at www.metropolitanarts.org or call 703.339.0444.

Harris Teeter & Washington Nationals Team Up with Loudoun Interfaith Relief to Fight Hunger

Harris Teeter & Washington Nationals Team Up with Loudoun Interfaith Relief to Fight Hunger

Donate Non-Perishable Foods at Loudoun County Harris Teeter Stores to benefit Loudoun Interfaith Relief

In partnership with the Washington Nationals, Loudoun County Harris Teeter stores are hosting a food drive to support Loudoun Interfaith Relief now through July 8, 2013.

Harris Teeter announced in May a $225,000 donation to its food bank partners, which includes Loudoun Interfaith Relief (LIR) and is hosting this food drive to help raise additional awareness for the problem of hunger. Donations made at Loudoun County Harris Teeter locations will benefit the people and families that LIR provides food to locally. Food collection bins will be placed in the Loudoun County Harris Teeter locations lobby for food donation.

Goose Creek Village Shopping Center Hosts Family Fun on June 8 with a Summer Dollar Sidewalk Stroll

Goose Creek Village Shopping Center Hosts Family Fun on June 8 with a Summer Dollar Sidewalk Stroll

 

Gather your family — including your pets — and stop by Goose Creek Village Shopping Center on June 8 between 1 PM and 5 PM for the Summer Dollar Sidewalk Stroll. Goose Creek merchants will participate, as will other small, local businesses, and the event will benefit Loudoun Youth, Inc., a local nonprofit organization that offers youth development and leadership programs to Loudoun County teens.

Guests at the family-friendly outing will enjoy food samplings from the center’s restaurants. Passion Fin, already dubbed a top sushi restaurant in Northern Virginia, will offer free California roll samples and $3 sushi plates, while East Wind China Bistro will offer free samples and coupons.

Orvis, Outdoor Goods Retailer, Coming to Village at Leesburg

Orvis, Outdoor Goods Retailer, Coming to Village at Leesburg

Village at Leesburg announced recently that Orvis, a national retailer of outdoor goods, has signed a lease for retail space within the 1.2 million square foot mixed-use project at Route 7 and Crosstrail Blvd.  Orvis will occupy 6,022 square feet of retail space on a parcel at the intersection of Russell Branch Parkway and Crosstrail