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Alexandria Community Services Corporation Holds Annual Senior Appreciation Picnic

June 28, 2017

The Alexandria Community Services Corporation sponsors an annual summer picnic for its seniors at Annie B. Rose House in downtown Alexandria.  Seniors were recognized and celebrated for their volunteering efforts within the community.

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Teens Cut Their Summer Vacation Short To Fix Homes

June 28, 2017

More than 800 teenagers from throughout the Catholic Diocese of Arlington will serve the underprivileged in nine northern and central Virginia counties during WorkCamp 2017, June 24-30.

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Senior Services Of Alexandria Receives 395 Express Lanes Community Grant

June 28, 2017

Senior Services of Alexandria is proud to announce that it received a $5,000 Transurban 395 Express Lanes Community Grant to support its Meals on Wheels Saturday program.

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Volunteers Of America Chesapeake To Collect Backpacks, School Supplies For Kids In Need

June 27, 2017

Volunteers of America Chesapeake will kick off its Operation Backpack initiative later this month, working to ensure low-income students from around the Baltimore-Washington region have access to supplies they need to be successful in school.

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Westminster Presbyterian Church Presents 2017 Community Grant Awards

June 27, 2017

Westminster Presbyterian Church presented its 2017 community grant awards to seven local organizations on Sunday, June 25. The 2017 Community Grant award winners include: Bethany House, Just Neighbors, Neighborhood Health, SCAN – Stop Child Abuse Now, The Reading Connection, Velocity Bicycle Cooperative, and United Community Ministries.

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Volunteer Alexandria Announces New Board Members

June 27, 2017

During their June board meeting, Volunteer Alexandria announced four new additions to their Board of Directors. Charade Estes a Project Manager for Engility Corporation, Matt Megary a Vice President for Caudron-Megary-Blackburn, Investment Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Ian Northrop who is President of John H. Northrop & Associates, Inc., and Lindsay Sollers a CPA and Senior Manager at Renner & Company, will join the current eleven-member board that consists of business and community leaders dedicated to volunteering and public service.

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United Way Health Policy Director Explains Differences Between ACA, AHCA And BCRA

June 26, 2017

Grassroots Alexandria, the local non-partisan citizen activist group announced that at their June meeting in North Old Town on June 28 from 7 – 8 p.m.

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SCAN’s Croquet Day Raises $42,000 For Child Abuse Prevention

June 26, 2017

Over 180 team members, families and volunteers enjoyed SCAN’s 5th Annual Croquet Day at Hensley Park earlier this month, raising more than $42,000 for the organization’s child abuse prevention programs in Alexandria and across Northern Virginia. 

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Senior Services Of Alexandria Receives Grant From Meals On Wheels America To Support Clients And Their Pets

June 22, 2017

Senior Services of Alexandria is proud to announce that it has received a $1,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program. Funding will be used to provide food, supplies and care for area clients with pets – all of which can be financially and physically burdensome.

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Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Awards FY18 Community Matching Funds To Five Community Organizations

June 21, 2017

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities established the Community Matching Fund (Fund) with the approval of the FY 2017-FY 2026 Capital Improvement Budget.

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