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Press Release (March 1, 2007)

FROM: Virginia International University
11200 Waples Mill Road, #360
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-591-7042

CONTACT: Sebastien Mortreux, Director of Marketing and Student Activities
703-591-7042, ext. 310
sebastien@viu.edu

ATTENTION: Local News Editor

SLUG: Virginia International University to host March 29 International Food Business Networking Mixer

RELEASE: For Immediate Release

Fairfax, VirginiaVirginia International University (VIU) in Fairfax, Virginia will host its first International Food Business Networking Mixer at its Waples Mill campus on March 29, 2007 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. “This spectacular event will be an after-work function that brings together great food from around the world and leaders from the Northern Virginia business community,” explains VIU president, Dr. Isa Sarac. VIU has invited both established and new friends to the networking mixer, including members of VIU’s Development Committee, several area Chambers of Commerce, the Fairfax Rotary Club, and other Northern Virginia business entities.

According to Sebastien Mortreux, VIU’s Director of Marketing who has helped plan the mixer, “We’re expecting as many as 60 local business leaders to participate in this program”. The networking mixer will be held at VIU’s new Waples Mill campus which is conveniently located right off Route 66 and Route 50 near Fair Oaks Mall. VIU’s address is 11200 Waples Mill Road, Suite 360, Fairfax, VA 22030. Says Mortreux, “There’s no cost to participate in the event and we have plenty of great food and free and convenient parking steps from our front door”.

Business leaders interested in taking part in the event may RSVP to Mortreux by March 26, 2007 by email at sebstien@viu.eduor by phone at 703-591-7042, ext. 310. Mortreux reports that VIU is offering a limited number of tables at the function on a first-come, first-served basis for businesses that wish to create a display to promote their products and/or services, and that a few tables are still available. Contact Mortreux for more information about table availability and fees. Adds President Sarac, “We are all very excited about our first International Food Business Networking Mixer and are confident that this will be the first of many such events”. ***