Like everyone else, we are working hard to continue our mission amidst the ever evolving COVID-19 crisis. Our number one commitment is the same as it has always been, to serve the business community. In the days, weeks and months ahead, we are all going to need to work together to overcome the challenges brought on by this crisis. The Chamber Staff is working and ready to assist you. Please call or email us anytime.
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Recorded Webinar Links
September 16, 2020 - The Chamber ALX's Webinar Series: Business Continuity Planning-It's More Than Smart Business Join in the discussion as U.S. Senate Federal Credit Union and Blake Fellows, President and Founder of Fellows Companies, review the elements of a solid business continuity plan and how it can help protect a business' assets and allow them to remain competitive after a difficult event.
June 25, 2020 - Virtual City Council Breakfast - Alexandria City Council members discussed the City's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, City projects still moving forward and what's on the horizon for Alexandria's future.
June 12, 2020 - Reopening Series: The New Hotel Normal -
Kate Ellis, General Manager of Hotel Indigo, shares how they are keeping their team and customers safe.
June 4, 2020 - Preparing Your Business Loan Forgiveness Application and Updated SBA Guidance Connie Hammell, Principal at KWC Certified Public Accountants will review the application in detail, the calculations that will be required and the documentation you need to prepare to support your application
June 3, 2020 - Reopening Series: The New Goods Retail Normal - Angie Sanchez, Communications Specialist and Bookseller at Old Town Books, shares their processes as they remain closed through phase one.
May 29, 2020 - Reopening Series: The New Salon Normal - Maria Elizabeth, Founder of Salon de ZEN, wows us with her extensive reopening protocols and a walk-through of their redesigned space.
May 28, 2020 - Membership Orientation - Get the 411 on all things Chamber related directly from the professional staff.
May 27, 2020 - Reopening Series: The New Coworking Normal - Kelly Grant, COO & Partner at ALX Community, shares steps they are taking to keep their members safe in phase one and beyond.
May 26, 2020 - Design, Legal and Health Guidance for Reopening Your Business - How to reopen safely is at the forefront of everyone’s mind right now regardless of industry. On May 26th the Chamber ALX will bring together leaders in design, law and public health to share guidance on how to open your business in a manner that keeps your employees and customers safe.
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The Chamber ALX's Webinar Series: Business Continuity Planning-It's More Than Smart Business
May 21, 2020 - General Assembly Breakfast, presented by Virginia Tech. The Alexandria Delegation of the General Assembly discussed the Commonwealth's response to COVID-19 as well as the 2020 General Assembly session.
May 19, 2020 - Networking Breakfast - presented by United Bank, attendees networked and shared their business updates and offerings
May 14, 2020 - Grow Your Inner MacGyver - experts Allen Brooks and Cheyanne Dwyer of Building Momentum facilitate innovative thinking and team facilitation
May 8, 2020 - Everybody's Home - How to Balance Work and School during the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 30, 2020 - Search Engine Optimization - expert Chris Foss, Co-Founder and President of Ironistic, presented a 101 level course on the importance of search engine optimization
April 23, 2020 - Lost Boy Cider Tasting - enjoy this cider tasting with locally owned and operated Lost Boy Cider. Most of these ciders are special limited edition offerings, but there is a lot of discussion on the process and their long-standing varietals.
April 9, 2020 - Coffee & Connections - special thank you to sponsor The LizLuke Team of Long & Foster Real Estate
March 17, 2020 - Tech Discussion - part of the Chamber's Senior-Focused Business Network education, we welcomed the Consumer Technology Association and Foundation to present on senior tech trends from the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Special thank you sponsor Brandywine Living at Alexandria and live stream/venue host United Way Worldwide.
Food & Beverage
Alexandria Cupcake - Open. Please call 703.299.9099 for more information.
Alexandria Restaurant Partners - (The Majestic, Mia's Italian Kitchen, Palette 22, Theismann's, Vola's Dockside) - walk-in patio dining has started, Wine Wednesday (50% off select bottles of wine all day) has relaunched. Select bottles of wine are 50% every day for take-out and delivery.
A la Lucia - carry out and delivery options
Al's Steak House - curbside pickup and delivery available
Aslin Beer Co - online/phone ordering and curbside pickup available
Bagel Uprising - take out ordering/online pay available
Bittersweet Catering - Individual meals, family packs and full menu available. Pickup or contact free delivery. Call 703.549.2708, X4
Buzz Bakery - delivery/take out available
Cafe 44 - waterfront outdoor dining on our rooftop terrace and covered balcony, indoor dining and curbside also available
Cedar Knoll - dine in and take out available
Chart House - outdoor patio seating available on a first come first serve basis, 10% off carryout orders excluding the 10 for 10 lunch menu items
Cheestique Del Ray - pick up and delivery available, $10 bonus gift card with $100 digital gift card purchase
Chop Shop Taco - kids eat free with an adult meal
Dolci Gelati - call in an order to pickup outside our shop for take-away
Columbia Firehouse - delivery/take out available
Dairy Godmother - order at door and carry out from 12-8PM. Includes pre-made custard sandwiches, baked goods, and puppy pops
Del Ray Cafe - carry out available including $25 family size Rotisserie Chicken dinner to go every night at 5PM
Del Ray Pizzeria - carry out from 4:30-9PM
Evening Star Cafe - delivery/take out available
Fontaine Caffe - open 7 days a week from 1-8PM for take out, curbside and local delivery. Full Menu Available and a special Take Home Bulk Menu.
Fosters Grille - delivery/takeout available
The Garden - purchase swag or gift cards
Glory Days Grill - open for outdoor dining, carry out and delivery
Hen Quarter/The Rub - Second floor service is suspended, full menu available for take out/delivery
Holy Cow - curbside pick up/delivery available
Hops N Shine - carry out and curbside delivery available for food and beer
Junction Bakery & Bistro - curbside pickup and delivery
Kaizen Tavern - carry out and delivery available
Lena's Wood Fire Pizza- family style picnic basket for 2 or 4 available; delivery available, Wine Down Wednesday bottles are 50% off
Live Oak Restaurant - purchase gift cards
Lost Boy Cider - contactless curbside pickups every day from 11AM-3PM, orders can be placed on website, limited release cider available daily, announced in Instagram.
Los Tios: carry out and free delivery to Del Ray area
Market2Market - take out (food, drinks, alcoholic beverages) available. In-house delivery for 22301, 22302, and 22305, Grubhub delivery for everywhere else
Mason Social - delivery/take out available
McCormick & Schmick's - delivery/take out available
Northside10 - pickup family style meals on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. Menu available 2 days in advance
Panera Bread - catering delivery, traditional delivery, and pickup available
Planet Wine - limited menu of wine and beer available
Pork Barrel BBQ - online ordering, delivery, and curbside pickup available
Port City Brewing Company - curbside pickup daily and Port City on demand - beer delivery available within a 5 mile radius of brewery
Rocklands BBQ and Grilling Company -
Open until 9pm on Fri and Sat. Socially distance friendly patios are open in Alexandria and Arlington
Royal Nepal - delivering within 20 mile radius
Rustico - delivery/take out available
Sicilian Pizza - carry out/delivery available
Sonoma Cellars - virtual events include book club and wine tastings
South Block - carry out/free delivery/curbside pickup through APP starting 3/28
Spice Kraft - carry out available
Stomping Ground - carry out available
The Sushi Bar - dining room open, curbside pick up available.
Sweet Fire Donna's - delivery/take out available
Swing's Coffee Roasters - carry out only, cafe is cashless
Taqueria Poblano - full menu including margarita mix available for curbside pickup 11AM-8PM
Tequila & Taco- delivery/take out available
Union Street Public House - 25% off gift cards
Urbano 116 - delivery available
Warehouse - carry out/phone orders/delivery available
Windows Catering - stock your fridge with Windows Catering
Vermilion - delivery/take out available
AR Workshop Alexandria - workshops are cancelled until 3/31, DIY-To-Go Kits and 'Take & Make' projects are available for curbside pickup for delivery.
Bellies & Babies Consignment Boutique - curbside delivery or shipping available
fibre space - adjusted hours, virtual shopping and curbside pickup available
GoldWorks USA - open normal hours, call ahead at 703-683-0333; custom and repair orders over the phone or by appointment; curbside pickup
Kiskadee - phone orders accepted with free delivery. Kiskadee is also offering shopping by appointment outside of their regular hours
Mason & Greens - offering online shopping for pickup or delivery
Mint Condition - open, taking online orders & curbside pickup available
Old Town Books - online orders only with $1 shipping, Book Love care packages for kids in need, pay what you can writing classes with award winning and best-selling authors
The Hour - curbside pickup and opening to the public by appointment only
The Old Town Shop - E-Gift cards available, for each purchase $5 will go to INOVA Alexandria Hospital.
The Purple Goose - outdoor display of screen-free time activities, FaceTime shopping available
Threadleaf - online shopping, curbside pickup and delivery
Truly-Life - free delivery to 22301, free DIY soap kit with purchase
Ascend Cycle - posting virtual workouts for you to continue to Ascend at home! Bike rentals available for $90 per bike. Virtual training and coaching available.
Alexandria Wellness - continues to help members thrive with a combination of virtual and in-person social distance sessions.
Belleview Medical - One-Time Virtual Visits for the next 3 months to people to see doctors for chronic conditions who need medication refills or acute visits that are less severe than an ER visit. The cost of a 20-minute video visit with a Board-Certified Primary Care Physician will be $65.00
breathr - hosting free 5-10 minute daily meditations at 11 am and 4PM
Club Pilates Alexandria – offering a virtual membership of live classes from the comfort of your home
Del Ray Psych & Wellness - virtual therapy, $30 for 30 minute wellness consultations, free facebook donation-based support group to support small businesses
Dental Excellence Integrative Center - offering urgent care and emergency dental services in a special room prepared with all protective measures
District Foot and Ankle, PLLC - open with limited hours, telehealth consultants also available
Easy Yoga Cafe - free youtube channel featuring full classes, meditation, and breath work
Four Directions Wellness - Offers complimentary hour of training in self-care Reiki, a relaxation technique to help reduce stress and improve self-care. Plus, Mindfulness Mondays is also offered free to the community.
Griswold Home Care – free cloth masks to anyone in the community who needs one. Caregivers and nurse check-ins available to seniors and disabled adults in Alexandria
Mindful Junkie - hosting free 5-10 minute daily meditations at 11 am and 4PM
Mind the Mat Pilates & Yoga - pre-recorded classes and live streaming available via special weekly digital access pass
Neighborhood Pharmacy of Del Ray - delivery available twice a day includes over-the-counter medications
Planet Fitness - United We Move campaign offers free nightly workouts with trainers and celebrities at 6PM CST live streamed on Facebook, Youtube, and app
Potomac Kempo Studios - streaming classes via Zoom!
Pure Barre Alexandria -monthly unlimited live stream access for $39.99
Row House Alexandria - free equipment free workouts M-F at 5PM on Facebook, $19.99 monthly unlimited streaming for workouts with rower, discounted package of 10 for $160
Sand and Steel Fitness - virtual personal and group fitness classes available
Studio Body Logic -live online Pilates classes for 12 or 13 weeks in beginner and advanced levels. Classes are 1 hour. Private 1-1 Pilates also available.
Vikriya Lab - virtual pre-recorded yoga, pilates, barre, and gentle classes. Anyone can access them with a class package or membership.
Xtend Barre - Tuesday/Wednesday at 9:30AM free virtual work out to preview new live streaming classes.
Your CBD Store - curbside carry out available
Alexandria's Pet Pantry - offering free pet food and supplies for pet owners in need by appointment only
Alpha Omega Translations - translation and interpreting services available
Arocon Roofing - reduced price gutter cleaning and roof tune up
Baker Tilly - Webinar on CARES Act on 4/3
Best Impressions Printing - open for business
Blue Glacier Security & Intelligence LLC - pandemic (including return-to-work) planning and business continuity planning available.
Board & Hound - The Board Hound’s Old Town location is closed through 6/14 and will reopen training and daycare on 6/15. The Shirlington location is fully operational with curbside pickup and drop off
Carr Workplaces – open from 8:30am – 5pm – 3 locations in Alexandria. Private “day offices” available at $30/hour (25% discount through April 30th); must call ahead to reserve 703.647.6001. Prefer to work from home? View the details of our “Work From Home” plan here.”
Center for Employment Training - HVAC Specialist program and Building Maintenance
Curcio Law - Best Practices for Working from Home Webinar 3/24 at 1PM
FASTSIGNS- 15% OFF* All in-house produced orders from curbside service, medical safety, social distancing floor decals & posters, to notifications to help keep your business operational
Fusion Academy Alexandria – Accredited middle school and high school offering classes-for-credit and tutoring, 20% off online electives this summer grades 6-12
Greener Cleaner - free pickup and delivery
Home Team Inspection Service - inspection staff are adhering to COVID-19 guidelines, virtual walk throughs also available
Hyatt Centric - coupon for $50 of a stay of $200 found on The Chamber ALX's facebook
Intelligent Office Alexandria -offices are open, remote services such as phone answering, call forwarding, and various custom service needs are available
Joy Riot - Free Marketing Consultations to prepare for the current climate, the return to normal, or whatever comes next. Email "New Reality" in the subject line to email@example.com
Kinneman Insurance – is open, doing policy reviews for Coronavirus coverage and helping individuals and business cut policies to save dollars
Korona Plumbing & Renovations - serving plumbing emergencies and urgent issues
Little Theater of Alexandria - Are you going stir crazy? Don’t forget that LTA’s play-reading group, Script Addicts, has moved online and will be reading and discussing plays more frequently during the pandemic.
Marks-Woods Construction Services - virtual home remodeling consultations available
Minuteman Press of Alexandria - acrylic sneeze guards available for purchase
Nature's Nibbles - free delivery on Wednesdays and Saturdays
Northern Virginia Community College – to offer tuition free summer online courses for region’s HS students
O'Hagan Meyer - Virginia Values Act information available
Old Town Editions - appointment only with individual team member, remote ordering and contactless drop-off and pickup available
OpfinITy - on standby to help companies with remote access and telework capabilities
Passionately Pets - gift certificates available
Paychex - 25% discount on all payroll, 401(k), and HR services for any business owners
Premier Reprographics - Open Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
PuroClean - professional residential and commercial sanitation services
ServiceMaster National Capital Restoration (NCR) - Emergency and preventative commercial disinfection services
Sonder - 40% discounts for 14+ day reservations across our global portfolio
Squarely Digital - Offering a virtual content marketing workshop to help businesses create the blog posts, case studies, etc. that will generate leads and sales when conditions improve
The Dog Store - free delivery of dog food, chew, treats, etc at no charge/curbside pickup available
Trophy Mart - open from 10am to 4pm for engraving of metal or plastic plates or signs. Orders available online or via email, pickup and delivery available
The Ultimate Barber - gift cards available
United Way Worldwide Print Shop - open for orders
Valvoline Instant Oil Change - open for business and are offering some discounts
VIP Alexandria Magazine - free VIPtv promotion available
Whole Dogs - curbside pickups and delivery of dogs coming for daycare, boarding and grooming & curbside or home delivery of food, supplements and gifts
Wiygul Automotive - 50% off oil changes at Pickett Street location from now til May 15, 2020. Use coupon code WiygulCares to redeem
Yates Automotive - full service gas pump attendants, white glove pick up & delivery services
Business Assistance & Resources
STATE OF VIRGINIA RESOURCES
U.S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Emergency Loans Guide
Combating the Coronavirus
Resilience in a Box
Workplace Tips for Employees
Coronavirus Small Business Guide
US Chamber Coronavirus Toolkit
U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
MEMBER/NON-MEMBER PROVIDED TOOLS
CARES Act Summary from Grant Thornton
CARES Act Summary by Renner & Company, CPA, P.C.
FAQs on Coronavirus Issues for Employers from Saul Ewing