97.1 WASH-FM's Local Business Spotlight

97.1 WASH-FM’s Local Business Spotlight is highlighting local businesses that are making a difference in the DMV. Thank you for doing your part!

Tropical Smoothie Cafe hopes to inspire a healthier lifestyle by serving amazing food and smoothies…with a bit of tropical fun. At Tropical Smoothie Cafe, our smoothies, flatbreads, wraps and bowls have always been made-to-order with fresh, quality, flavorful ingredients. Always fresh. Always made to order. Carryout, order ahead or have our smoothies, wraps and flatbreads delivered right to your door! Visit TropicalSmoothieCafe.com to find a Cafe near you!

Carryout, order ahead and delivery options available. Delivery is available through UberEats, DoorDash, GrubHub and Postmates depending on location. Order ahead online or via the Tropical Rewards App.

The Reynolds Team is here to offer solutions for those whose home needs situations are affected. The Reynolds Team serves the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia area and are offering free consultations when you call 866-527-0786! Follow The Reynolds Team on social media - @RTRSells

Shady Grove Fertility are here for their patients. We will continue to screen all patients for exposure and risk factors for COVID-19. No patients who fail screening will be seen in our facilities. If a patient becomes quarantined or sick from COVID-19, their treatment will be cancelled. Patients are strongly encouraged to come to our offices unaccompanied (exception: spouse or partner may accompany a patient to transfers and retrieval only). SGF will continue to follow CDC guidelines for our staff in managing any possible exposure. SGF will continue to structure monitoring and waiting rooms to provide appropriate physical and time distance according to CDC guidance. Our procedures are performed in dedicated rooms with sterile or disinfected equipment. One case at a time, one room at a time. Procedure and operating rooms are disinfected between cases. Follow us on social media - @shadygrovefertility

Hadeed Carpet Cleaning is open, offering an Anti-Bacterial Flush for your rugs – and right now, have two rugs cleaned and get a third rug cleaned for free. Plus, Hadeed has free pick up and delivery in the whole Washington DC metro area..so you can leave your rug right out front. Details at joehadeed.com

The Eye Center has been serving Northern Virginia for over 30 years with an unsurpassed reputation for advanced LASIK vision correction and eye care for the whole family. We are still providing all services but with reduced hours across our five locations.

Call 888-844-2020 for LASIK or head to TheEyeCenter.com to contact the location nearest you.

Jersey Mike's is offering free delivery on all orders placed through the Jersey Mikes App. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

At Window Nation, we're committed to serving our customers high-quality windows, doors, and siding to fit their home improvement needs. We understand these are troubling times and our team is taking steps to ensure the safety of our customers. We're excited to announce the launch of our virtual appointment program, allowing customers to meet with our exterior design consultants over a video conferencing app. Learn more and schedule your in-home estimate today.

No obligation estimates on window replacement as well as siding and doors. Quotes are good for a year!

Follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

Cabinet Discounters is now offering remote consultations so you can get started on your project remotely!

Ourisman Honda in Bethesda is taking appointments for sales; home test drives and they'll schedule personal-contact less service day-by-day in the Bethesda area! You always get your way at Ourisman Honda everyday!

Hungry has announced hungry at home, a family style meal for eight people made by top local chefs for only $100 & free no-contact delivery. All meals are delivered in sealed refrigerated bags by a food safety trained delivery captain wearing fresh gloves for each delivery. Just heat it up and enjoy the best meals personally made by the area’s top local chefs. For every hungry at home family style meal ordered, hungry will also provide 4 additional meals to those in need.

Visit us at tryhungry.com for delicious and nutritious meals for your family.

Nando's Peri-Peri is committed to bringing hot catered meals to hospitals near every Nando's in North America once a day. And providing free meals to anyone with a valid hospital ID. We’ve allocated 50 free meals per restaurant per day for members of the restaurant industry who have been laid off, because we’re not chicken, we’re family.

Visit nandosperiperi.com or download the app!

Planet Fitness is committed to continuing to provide you with healthy and safe alternatives to keep moving. We know the best way to stay healthy is to stay active, especially now. Exercise can reduce stress, help you stay healthy, and keep you feeling great. We are offering free home work-ins streamed daily for anyone and everyone at 7PM on FB Live and there is no equipment needed, classes 20 minutes or less. Check out the FREE app has hundreds of workouts that you can do anywhere, anytime which, as always, is completely FREE to everyone.

Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital's ER is up and functioning 24/7 and we have special hours for our senior and at risk clients. We are giving 50 % off at our resort for watching the pets of all the front line workers/ military, police, firefighters, nurses, doctors and hospital workers with a valid ID. Visit rockygorgevet.com or call our resort at 301-575-5700.

If you're looking for some fun, energizing and uplifting activities, go to Onelife Fitness's Facebook page and check out the Live schedule. 7 of your favorite classes will be live every day like Zumba, Yoga, Barre, and Kickboxing all for free. It sure beats cleaning out your closets and sock drawer.

Founding Farmers is providing contact-free curbside pick up and delivery for Market & Grocery orders. Order online, pay online – and we’ll place it in your trunk or at your doorstep (if the address is eligible for delivery). Grand Opening week, (Tues 4/7 - Sun 4/12): Market & Grocery orders of $75 or more will receive a free 8oz bag of our Founding Farmers Market & Grocery House Roasted Coffee. The limited a la carte menu is still available on FoundingFarmers.com. On Tuesday, April 7th - two of Founding Farmers’ locations, Potomac & Tysons, have pivoted and evolved into a digital Market & Grocery to best serve our communities – free of contact. They are offering 300 items and counting, you can now have a one stop shop for your weekly groceries, produce, scratch made meals, marinated meats for grilling, snacks & spreads, freshly baked bread, desserts and sweet treats, booze, and household staples such as cleaners, soups, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and more.

To help ensure the safety of senior citizens and other at-risk members of our community such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems, Safeway is reserving seven AM to nine AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays for them ONLY to shop. You can also order your groceries online now at www.safeway.com! We appreciate your patience and support.

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is the region’s leading health system, offering affordable health care and coverage, committed to the health of their members and the communities we serve. They provide high-quality care and wellness information for the body, mind, and spirit, and a range of health plans for businesses affected by the shutdowns as well as for individuals who may be losing coverage along with their jobs. What we do now will forever change our tomorrow. Kaiser Permanente wants you to do the right thing, today. Stay home, wash your hands, and take care of yourself and others. For information on COVID-19, visit kp.org/coronavirus. You can also find health and wellness info on kp.org.

Lawn & Leisure is open for business form 9a – 5p Mon-Sat, and then Sunday’s 12n – 5p. Lawn & Leisure have the DMV's largest selection of grills, and deck & patio furniture. They have Napoleon Grills, Big Green Eggs, and Weber Grills. They have charcoal and propane for outdoor grilling. In addition, they offer delivery and install. Visit www.lawn-and-leisure.com for more.

Dunkin’ wants to remind you that we’re all in this together, which is why they have delivered 40,000 gift cards to medical workers at 157 hospitals across the country and counting. Send a hero you know a little thanks and treat them to a coffee break with a Dunkin’ eGift Card. Join in and go online at DunkinCoffeeBreak.com and send a Dunkin’ eGift Card to the hero in your life today – a doctor, nurse, first responder, teacher, neighbor, grocery clerk, postal worker and beyond. For every gift card purchased, Dunkin’ will donate $1, up to $100,000, to the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation emergency funds, that go straight to non-profits helping families affected by coronavirus. America Runs on Dunkin’.

What we do now will forever change our tomorrow. Kaiser Permanente wants you to do the right thing, today. Stay home, wash your hands, and take care of yourself and others. We are still open and offering e-visits via our website. For information on COVID-19, visit kp.org/coronavirus.

We at Long Fence are have made changes to how we are interacting with the customers on-site. Exercising Social Distancing and of course, implemented best CDC practices for our customers as well as our employee's wellbeing.

Sheehy has sales open by appointment or delivery only-they will literally take the car to your house if you want so you never have to step foot in a dealership. You can get test drives at home or you can still go to the dealership (walk in in VA or APPT only in MD).

Ridgewells is open for curbside pick and deliveries and is offering home meals for Passover and Easter. Visit ridgewells.com for more information and menus.

Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard offers no contact pickup, free delivery within a 20 mile radius and shipping available to most states. You can order online and they are offering 10% off all bottles. Contactless Pickup/Carryout is Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4pm. Check out their new tasting kits with a free virtual tasting - order for you and your friends then set up a time for your own virtual tasting with someone from the winery - each kit equals 4 glasses of wine so plenty to sip on.

Adventure Theater is previewing future seasons online, with virtual readings on Sundays on Facebook Live and is moving online with virtual classes for Grades K-5. The arts are producing the creatives, entertainment, and content that are helping families cope with the reality of COVID-19. Donate today at atmtc.org. 

Shakespeare Theatre Company has launched Shakespeare Everywhere, a new digital platform for online classes, virtual discussions, streaming performances, and more. They have also launched The Phoenix Fund to help ensure they rise again. Please donate now, if you can, at ShakespeareTheatre.org, and an anonymous donor will match all donations up to 1 million dollars

Crew members are the backbone of the live music industry. Live shows would not be possible without these incredible people behind the scenes of each and every concert. Live Nation is extending a helping hand to those workers who need it the most by creating the Crew Nation Fund. Live Nation will match all donations dollar for dollar, up to $10 million. Visit livenation.com/crewnation to donate or buy merch to support the cause now.

Fogo de Chao is making a difference in their community by donating 10% of every to-go, delivery and catering order to No Kid Hungry, to help feed kids in need across America. They are also surprising first responders and healthcare professionals with deliveries of fresh fire-roasted meats and sides to thank them for all they're doing. While Fogo's dining rooms may be closed, they are offering a daily hot meal to all of their furloughed team members.

Introducing Founding Farmers Market & Grocery. Founding Farmers’ locations at Potomac and Tysons, and coming April 24, Founding Farmers Market and Grocery at Founders and Distillers have pivoted and evolved into a digital Market & Grocery to best serve our communities – free of contact. Offering 300 items and counting, you can now have a one stop shop for your weekly groceries, produce, scratch made meals, marinated meats for grilling, snacks & spreads, freshly baked bread, desserts and sweet treats, booze, and household staples such as cleaners, soups, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and more.

The McDonald's Owner/Operators of Greater Washington, D.C. Maryland, Virginia and the Eastern Shore have been supporting their communities through several local initiatives:

·Over 10,000 free Happy Meals have been given out through the McDonald's App (effective April 6 through May 31, 2020)

·1,200 lunches delivered to various Hospitals and Emergency Care facilities

·Over $3,000 in Arch Cards divided among the Ronald McDonald House Charity of Maryland and District of Columbia

·1,200 Free Extra Value Meals for Healthcare Workers (Eastern Shore only) Please let me know if your stations can help get the word out about the great work McDonald's is currently doing nationally and locally to support our healthcare workers and first responders.

McDonald's nationally will offer free Thank You Meals to healthcare workers and first responders, between Wednesday, April 22 and Tuesday, May 5, as a token of appreciation for their selfless service. Day or night, these frontline heroes can simply show their work badge to receive one of their Thank You Meal options

MedStar Health now offers video visits for primary, Telemedicine & specialty care—all from the comfort and safety of your home. Visit MedStarHealth.org/VideoVisits today for details on how to schedule an appointment

At Whole Foods Market, we’re here for you. So we’re adjusting store hours and opening one hour earlier for senior customers sixty years old and above. For your specific store details, please visit WholeFoodsMarket.com/stores. Our mission is to nourish people and the planet–especially now in our communities across the country, which is why we’re hiring seasonal and full-time positions with flexible hours. For details, visit WholeFoodsMarket.com/careers. At Whole Foods Market, there’s a long tradition of expressing appreciations to one another. In times of celebration…and crisis. Now more than ever, we’re grateful for the hard work of our Whole Foods Market team members. That’s what makes us whole.

During COVID-19, kids and care providers depend on Children’s National Hospital. And our local pediatric hospital depends on you. We hope you’ll join us in supporting Children’s National for Giving Tuesday on May 5. During the pandemic, Children’s National is screening kids at its drive-up/walk-up testing site, caring for patients in the hospital and expanding telehealth visits. Give today by texting keyword “protect” to 51-555.

Spark curiosity and ignite creativity for children twelve and under. Check out #STEAMwork" by National Children's Museum, live every day at 2:30 pm on Facebook and presented by Booz Allen Hamilton. STEAM-based projects, experiments, design + build challenges, and story times inspire children to care about and change the world. Find all past STEAMworks and resources for parents and educators at nationalchildrensmuseum.org/steamwork.

Dash In Convenience Stores remain open 24 hours a day to serve essential personnel and are working closely with their vendors to ensure critical products such as bottled water and non-perishable foods can remain stocked in our stores. In an effort to support all of the communities they serve, Dash In donated $50,000 to each of the following; Maryland Food Bank, Food Bank of Delaware, Feed More, and Capital Area Food Bank. In addition, Dash In has improved the frequency and depth of their cleaning procedures to ensure they continually disinfect high touch areas with high-grade sanitation products. They’ve temporarily banned reusable cups in an effort to minimize the risk even further and have temporarily closed all seating areas. They are working closely with vendors to ensure that critical products such as bottled water and non-perishable foods can remain stocked in our stores. Our people are the heart and core of our company. We’ve extended our paid time off policies for all team members in the event they or their loved ones become affected by COVID-19; to ensure they have the flexibility and support to safeguard their health and their loved ones. Community Outreach: We are actively connecting with the partner charities with whom we closely work to help support our communities in need during this challenging time.

Healthcare workers and first responders need our support now more than ever. Join Dash In and lift up our frontline heroes with a free, personalized snack-o-gram. Visit dashin.com today to send a snack and a note to those working tirelessly to keep us safe.

Glory Days Grill is offering “TO GO” Options with online ordering at their 21 restaurants throughout Virginia and Maryland. You can now order online at GloryDaysGrill.com or call in your order "TO GO" and carry out!

Beer, wine and now pre-mixed cocktails available to go and new Family Meals now available from Glory Days Grill, including 4 Cheeseburgers and fries for $34.99! Buy any Family Meal on Mother’s day and receive a FREE Chocolate Lava Cake for mom! They are also offering 24 Wings for $24 - Happy 24th Anniversary to Glory Days Grill! Order online or call us!

In an effort to support not only frontline workers but their loved ones at home,CAVA’s Feeding Families program will be donating a Family Meal to families of first responders and healthcare workers for every Family Meal sold. To get involved, CAVA is inviting guests to nominate first responders and healthcare workers to receive CAVA’s Family Meal by filling out the form on their website at cava.com/feedingfamilies or sending a direct message on CAVA’s social channels. CAVA’s Feeding Families program will be donating a Family Meal to families of first responders and healthcare workers for every Family Meal sold.

Dawson's Market is doing a lot for the community including building a full online store from scratch for curbside and delivery in early march to service the community that is staying at home or has very limited contact. They also supported the meal program for Shady Grove Hospital encouraging their customers to donate meals. They discounted the meals and added additional to reach a total of 300 meals which we delivered last week to Shady Grove Hospital on Mon., Tues. and Wed. - Most importantly is to recognize my staff that have been working tirelessly for almost 8 weeks now. Long hours, extra work, and putting their health at risk so people have food on their table (and Toilet paper in their bathrooms).

Children's Science Center Lab is temporarily closed, but are hosting virtual camps. They are located at Fair Oaks Mall but their Virtual Camps are open to the DMV. The virtual camps begin on June 15 and registration is open now! Click here to learn more.

extendYoga is offering live online yoga and meditation classes. From classes where you can ZEN on, to POWER yoga classes to get you sweating; they've got a class for everyone and every level. AND - Doctors, Nurses and First Responders take class for FREE! Classes are available for 48 hours, so you can take class later too! Go to extendYoga.com for more info and to sign up

Rehab 2 Perform is Health Care Company offering Physical Therapy, Post-Surgical Care, Sports Rehabilitation, Concussion Care and Golf Fitness. Named one Inc Magazine's Best Workplaces and Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Company in the DC Region. Following all federal and state guidelines, including those set forth by the CDC and are currently seeing patients for In-Person and Telerehab visits. Inc Magazine Best Workplaces and Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Company in the DC Region. Health Care Company offering Physical Therapy, Post-Surgical Care, Sports Rehabilitation, Concussion Care and Golf Fitness. Learn more or to schedule an appointment at our website Rehab2Perform.com.

Community Options is a national non-profit organization in 10 states whose mission is to develop housing and employment supports people with developmental disabilities. Our group homes operate 24/7 and we continue to provide services to the people who live at the homes. For this group of people, we also continue to provide case management, nursing supports. and behavioral support services. Community Options continues to provide some day programs supports virtually or in the participants home as a 1:1 support. The direct care staff at Community Options truly define what it means to be a hero. Each day acting selflessly by providing essential support to people with developmental disabilities in their homes in the face of a global pandemic. Make a gift to our COVID-19 Relief Campaign in support of our direct care staff today. Make a gift at imatter.comop.org/covid19fund.

Out of safety of all patrons and employees, Wolf Trap has cancelled their 2020 concert season...but there is good news! The Music Moves Us fund lets you donate your 2020 concert tickets back to Wolf Trap and help the future of live music! Donate your tickets and help provide education, promotion, and fulfillment for next-generation artists because live music moves us… and we can’t wait until it’s back. Donate now at wolftrap.org!

PC Matic is currently hiring – 100% remote work from home – with great benefits and they have also announced that the they would offer its suite of enterprise-level cybersecurity solutions free of charge to schools K-12 and companies who are implementing work from home policies in response to the ongoing threats of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This free trial is good through June 30th. The solution being offered, PC Matic Pro, is PC Matic’s enterprise-level cybersecurity solution for K-12 schools, businesses, non-profits and local and state governments. • PC Matic Pro utilizes PC Matic’s proprietary real-time whitelist technology to block all unwanted and unsafe programs from executing on workstations and affords employers the flexibility to access and manage workstations from a secure cloud-based portal. This offer is also available for managed service providers and their customers.

An exciting part of reopening communities will be reuniting at your local playground. But in many communities, kids will not have the opportunity to return to a place to play. The national nonprofit KABOOM! works to achieve playspace equity, so that every kid, regardless of zip code or the color of their skin, has access to a great place to play – especially during a time of recovery and healing. To learn more about their efforts and to join in on the conversation of playspace equity follow them on Twitter @KABOOM.

This summer, Camp Inclusion will be offering several virtual activities including online Zumba & dance parties, social games & crafts, culinary arts, virtual field trips, and events featuring special guests. Following guidance from the CDC and local government, Camp Inclusion will offer a variety of unique opportunities for participants of all ages and abilities. Camp Inclusion is a summer day camp for children with and without special needs that promotes fun and socialization through sports, group games, & weekly field trips. Camp Inclusion is located in Howard County and is open to children across the DMV and Mid-Atlantic region. Visit us today at CampInclusion.org to learn more about our team, Camp 2020, and the June 15th announcement of our virtual camp schedule. We look forward to having exciting summer fun with you! At Camp Inclusion there is no exclusion - all are welcome!