Attendees of the first Garrisonville Neighborhood Networking Meet-up came together at Mainstreet Grill and Bar on Tuesday. (Mary Davidson/PotomacLocal.com)

NORTH STAFFORD, Va. – More than 30 people came out to the first Garrisonville Neighborhood Networking Meeting on Tuesday at Mainstreet Grill and Bar.

The meet-up was the first of its kind for the neighborhood and brought together area residents, business owners, and news media together in an effort to build better relationships with the community.

Those who dropped their business card into the raffle were made eligible to win a free lunch from Mainstreet Grill and Bar.

The first in a planed series of networking meet-ups, the next Garrisonville Neighborhood Networking Meeting is scheduled for Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 6. Bar and grill owner Crissy Sharon said those who come to the meet-up wearing an “I voted” sticker will be eligible to win a prize.

Tuesday’s event began at 4:30 p.m. and lasted until 7 p.m., and free appetizers were provided by Adaptive Consulting and Training Services. The event was sponsored by Mainstreet Grill and Bar and PotomacLocal.com News and Events.

PotomacLocal.com Publisher Uriah Kiser and Mainstreet Grill and Bar Owner Crissy Sharon talk about the importance of community building in North Stafford. (Mary Davidson/PotomacLocal.com)