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Brunch @ Freddie's!
We will gather monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant ( Freddie has graciously reserved one side of the patio for AGLA. When you arrive, simply ask to be directed to the AGLA delegation. AGLA Board members will be glad to introduce you to members. Freddie's Saturday brunch is quite the deal and very delicious. Saturday breakfast buffet is now only $14.99 and comes with one glass of champagne or coffee, soda or juice. Each additional champagne is $2. Not a breakfast food person, you can always order off the regular menu. All are welcome to join us regardless of whether you are an AGLA member or where you live. Bring a friend, enjoy the great food and drink, meet new people, and catch up with old friends you have not seen in a while. AGLA is a strong beacon for equality in Northern Virginia. It's an inclusive nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit open to all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ) people and straight allies. It provides fun social activities, builds relationships with elected officials, and works with civic groups on community service. For more information, visit ( Invite your friends on Facebook.

Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant

555 23rd Street South · Arlington, VA

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Join this exciting Meetup for FREE and enjoy engaging First Friday socials, fun activities and adventurous events. Our members are hard-working gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ) professionals and advocates from a variety of disciplines such as military, government, banking, law, medicine, new media, interior or fashion design and communications. We all share the same desire to enjoy the company of like-minded professionals in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Build a stronger base of professional contacts. Share ideas and job possibilities, tap expertise, or meet potential clients or business partners. Benefit by making new connections and honing ideas. There are no membership dues to be a part of it. Nor are there referral expectations like BNI's. Just show up, meet new people, and have fun. This group sets an exciting new paradigm. It's a new day, a new era, and this facilitates valuable connections for personal, professional, and business success.

Our group is welcoming and inclusive, respectful of everyone under the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ) rainbow and straight allies.

Our signature event is the monthly First Friday social hosted by TJ Flavell ( Often we team up with other gay and lesbian groups to co-sponsor events, offering more opportunities for mingling and fun.

Better yet, you may join this cosmopolitan group regardless of where you reside, be it NoVA, DC, or Maryland, or wherever, you are welcome. Our events are the rage! Tell your friends and bring them along.

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