Wednesday Morning Notes

Tysons-Based Appian Hiring — “The Tysons software firm is now hiring for more than 60 positions in sales, engineering, professional services, marketing and an array of corporate roles, from finance to recruiting to C-level roles. Appian, now with more than 1,000 employees, is supporting some of the country’s largest health care and financial organizations through the COVID-19 crisis, according to founder and CEO Matt Calkins.” [Washington Business Journal]

McLean Senior Home COVID-19 Patient Dies– “A resident who tested positive for the new coronavirus at McLean’s Vinson Hall Retirement Community died Friday, the facility announced. The resident lived at Arleigh Burke Pavilion, where 15 other residents tested positive for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 illness.” [Patch]

Eden Center Hit Hard by Pandemic — Storefront after storefront at the L-shaped enclave of roughly 120 shops, eateries, salons and grocers had closure signs prominently taped up… The pandemic that is shuttering restaurants across the country is draining the life out the Eden Center… Xenophobia lingers as yet another threat to business. And an immigrant community that’s been here for nearly half a century is watching a beacon of its vitality grow dim.” [DCist]

McLean Dentist 3-D Printing Masks — Dr. Phil Cai, a dentist in McLean, has been 3-D printing masks to give to health care workers. [WUSA9, Wall Street Journal]

Vienna MAC Woes — “Nearly six years after the Vienna Town Council approved the controversial Maple Avenue Commercial (MAC) zoning ordinance, the Council on April 27 has set a June 1 public hearing to discuss whether the ordinance should be suspended another two years or scrapped altogether.” [Inside NoVa]

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