New Building at Vint Hill

The Vint Hill Economic Development Authority announced plans for a 46,150-square-foot light industrial use building at Vint Hill, a 695-acre mixed-use community under development between Warrenton and Gainesville. Construction is expected to be completed by January.

Two Free Seminars Offered

Caroline Mansi, a small-business specialist and executive director of the Loudoun County Small Business Development Center, and Terry Corle, a marketing and insurance specialist and president of the Corle Group, will lead a "Start Your Business" seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road NW, Leesburg.

The center will also hold a seminar entitled "Introduction to Federal Contracting: A Government Market Overview," presented by Larry Allen, executive vice president of the Coalition for Government Procurement and an expert on federal government procurement methods, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Sterling.

Both seminars are free, but space is limited and registration required. Call 703-430-7222 or e-mail sbdc@loudounsbdc.org.

Small Business Marketing

The Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center at Fauquier will offer a seminar on marketing for small businesses from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Lord Fairfax Community College, Fauquier campus. Registration is $25, with a discount for chamber members. To register or for more information, call 540-351-1595, e-mail cpadgett@lfsbdc.org or visit www.lfsbdc.org.

Networking Mixer

The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce will host a networking after-hours mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. next Thursday at the chamber offices, 101 Blue Seal Dr., Suite 100, Leesburg. Registration is $5 for chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Bring plenty of business cards. To register, call 703-777-2176 Ext 25, or visit www.loudounchamber.org.

-- Compiled by LESLIE SHEPHERD

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