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KO Distilling Completes $900,000 Distillery Expansion

Provided by KO Distilling In a time-honored maritime tradition, the proud Co-Founders of KO Distilling in Manassas rang a merchant ship’s bell on Nov. 16 celebrating the completion of a $900,000 expansion, which has more than tripled their production capacity and will create more jobs. The expansion for the producer of small batch whiskies and American-style gins was made possible …

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Merchants Urged to Take Precautions During Holiday Season

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Nov. 24, 2017 is Black Friday,  the official kick-off of the Christmas Holiday shopping season. Many people will be out before dawn attempting to get the latest and greatest gifts at bargain prices. As this date draws near, merchants are stocking their warehouses and stores with large quantities of merchandise for an anticipated busy shopping period. Prince …

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Ribbon Cutting for Puzzle Palooza Etc.

Provided by Historic Manassas Inc. Please join us in welcoming Puzzle Palooza Etc. to Historic Downtown Manassas! The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at 4:00 p. m. at 9411 Main St., Suite 101. From Puzzle Palooza: “We are very excited to be opening our second location in Manassas at 9411 Main St. Suite 101, the Trusler …

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Connecting Students with Work-Based Learning Opportunities

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce The Prince William Chamber of Commerce Education & Innovation Committee has recently been working closely with Manassas City Public Schools to get a new program off the ground: Work-based learning opportunities for local students. Beginning this month, the Chamber will actively seek businesses who want to offer local students real-world work experience in …

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Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Celebrates 45 Years

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center celebrates 45 years of innovation and patient care. It was 45 years ago that a small community hospital opened its doors in hopes of helping the people of eastern Prince William County and surrounding areas. When the center, then known as Potomac Hospital, opened its doors, there were …

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SSI Receives Patriotic Employer Award

Provided by Storage Strategies, Inc. On Oct. 11, 2017, Manassas Park-based Storage Strategies, Inc. (SSI) was awarded the Patriotic Employer Award by the Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The award reflects efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide range of measures, including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for …

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Will you be the Eight out of Ten?

By Rebecca Barnes Dear Friend: Here’s a cold statistic from Forbes. Eight out of ten businesses fail – and it’s not always the new ones. It’s not because they aren’t trying hard enough. It’s because they don’t market enough. And if they do, they don’t do it strategically. Rebecca Barnes, publisher of award-winning Prince William Living magazine would like to schedule …

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Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Earns an “A” for Patient Safety i

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center recently earned an “A” Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for their commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. The Leapfrog Group assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and …

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New Coffee Company Launched

Provided by Blur Coffee The Washington, D.C. Metro area’s latest coffee company has opened for business. Specializing in exotic coffees from Vietnam, Prince William County-based Blur Coffee is rapidly carving out a niche, even in a crowded coffee market. “The coffee we sell is fundamentally different. It’s really unlike anything being sold in the D.C. area,” says founder Jon Jenkerson. …

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Sweet Home Furniture to Open at Market at Opitz Crossing

Provided by Sweet Home Furniture   Sweet Home Furniture will open a new location at Market at Opitz Crossing, the 157,724 square-foot shopping center located at 2141 Opitz Boulevard in Woodbridge that was acquired by Klein Enterprises in June 2017. The opening of the 10,550-square-foot store is expected to be in January 2018. Market at Opitz Crossing is anchored by …

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