Knowing the opening hours of popular stores and other stores that serve food is very important so that you can plan how to operate your store to gain the most customers while minimizing costs. For example, if you are the manager of a large retail store you may not have time to go into detail about morrisons store opening times, but knowing basic facts like when the store closes can help you run your store more efficiently. If you are planning to start your own small business you can also know when the most popular stores are going to be closed so that you can operate your business accordingly. This knowledge will allow you to have enough time to prepare your business before the big day arrives. More information about opening times for popular retail stores:
The Community Foundation hosts an annual Shape of the Region Conference each spring. Since its inception in 2018, the event has evolved into a platform that helps organize our collective efforts to co-create a more inclusive, sustainable, and equitable region. Featuring some of Northern Virginia’s liveliest, most incisive thought leaders, the event also showcases national speakers and broader perspectives on our common challenges and themes.
See information about each of our conferences to date below.
2022 Shape of the Region
The Struggle for Basic Mental Health Services: We need far more access, earlier interventions, and affordable care
SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, March 15, 2022
8:00 am – 12:00 pm | Hybrid Conference IN PERSON*: Capital One Hall | 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons VIRTUAL: Zoom Webinar
*Proof of vaccination required for in-person attendance.
A survey from October 2021 indicates that an estimated 450,000 Northern Virginians, or nearly a quarter of our population, have reported symptoms of anxiety or depression. But complex barriers to basic mental health services – to therapy, helpful medications, and early interventions - abound.
Join us and our panel of state and national experts for a candid discussion of why we can’t find basic mental health services when we need them or afford them when we do, and what innovative ideas and opportunities may exist to address this critical issue that impacts us all.
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2021 Shape of the Region
Co-Creating a New Northern Virginia An Emerging Vision of a More Inclusive, Equitable and Sustainable Region
On Thursday, March 11, 2021, we presented the 2021 Shape of the Region Conference in partnership with 12 regional organizations to inspire our community about ways our region is coming together to institute real change. More than 300 people registered to attend the virtual event.
This year’s conference, Co-Creating a New Northern Virginia: An Emerging Vision of a More Inclusive, Sustainable, and Equitable Region examined strategies for advancing a more inclusive economy in our region while facing some of the biggest challenges of our day – entrenched poverty, structural racism, and environmental sustainability.