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Buchanan & Edwards to Sponsor Inaugural Loudoun Men Are Cooking Competition

October 2014 – Arlington, VA

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Inaugural “Loudoun Men Are Cooking” fundraising event on Saturday, October 4th from 7-11 p.m. at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, VA. Hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Psi Rho Omega Chapter and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Mu Mu Chapter, this event will showcase signature culinary dishes from amateur and professional chefs. Proceeds from the event will benefit Operation Uplift Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on enhancing the growth, development and education of the diverse population of underprivileged children in the commonwealth of Virginia.

The vision of “Loudoun Men Are Cooking” is to uplift the community by “Cultivating a Future of Excellence” for youth in Loudoun and Fairfax counties through learning, leadership, community service and giving. Men from around the metro area will share their unique spin on appetizers, entrees and desserts. In addition to a chef competition, the event will include a silent auction and live music from local jazz and R&B band, Just’s Friends Band and Show.

BE is committed to supporting charitable organizations and endeavors in their missions to create a positive impact upon and improve the lives of children in our local community.

For more information on the “Loudon Men Are Cooking” competition and Operation Uplift, visit


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Since 1998 Buchanan & Edwards (BE) has served as a trusted advisor to governments, helping them solve existing problems, create new possibilities and serve citizens more effectively through technology. We understand the unique demands and complex requirements of government. Our vision guides the development and delivery of innovative and customized solutions that serve for the public good. The result is that government organizations and agencies can focus on fulfilling their missions, managing and sharing information, and responding to organization demands.

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