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December Living Legends: Ann And Rick Dorman

December 1, 2018

By William Kehoe and Joseph Shumard

In 1983 Alexandria became home to Ann and Rick Dorman. At that time, they were both working for large trade associations in Washington, DC and had expertise as organization managers and planners.

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AT&T To Award $1 Million To Urban Alliance To Support Students’ Success After High School

November 30, 2018

AT&T Aspire today awarded $1 million to Urban Alliance  to prepare students for success after high school graduation in a rapidly evolving technical landscape. The award was announced during a special event and panel discussion on youth workforce development with local civic, business, and academic leaders at Wakefield High School.

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UMA Hosts “Chips for Charity” Fundraiser

November 27, 2018

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Military Association  is hosting a “Chips for Charity” fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 8 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Madison Auditorium located at 600 Dulaney Street, Alexandria, VA. This event is open to the general public.

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44th Annual Toys For Tots Benefit Square Dance And Round Dance On December 2

November 26, 2018

The City of Alexandria’s 44th Annual Toys for Tots Benefit Square Dance and Round Dance is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Lee Center Exhibit Hall, 1108 Jefferson Street. This year’s theme is “Doing More at Forty-Four!” and a special program by Mainstream and Plus Tips.  

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T.C. Williams Titans Basketball Hosts Mattress Fundraising Event

November 26, 2018

On Saturday, Dec. 1, T.C. Williams Titans Basketball will host a One-Day Only Mattress Fundraising Event at “The Garden” Basketball Gym at T.C. Williams Main Campus.  

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Carpenter’s Shelter Responds To Amazon HQ2 Announcment

November 21, 2018

Local homeless services provider Carpenter’s Shelter views Amazon’s HQ2 announcement as a mix of challenges and opportunities. Last week, Amazon named Northern Virginia as a site for the company’s new headquarters and prompted concerns regarding rises in both housing prices and homelessness

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Friends Of UCM Raise Nearly $80,000 At The 2018 Capitol Steps Benefit

November 21, 2018

On Sunday, Nov. 18, the Friends of UCM hosted the 27th annual Capitol Steps UCM Benefit in the Madison Auditorium at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Old Town Alexandria. The benefit raised nearly $80,000 to support vulnerable individuals, families, and children in Southeastern Fairfax County.

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Chesapeake Conservancy Awarded 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating

November 21, 2018

Today, Chesapeake Conservancy announced that Charity Navigator, America's largest, most utilized, independent evaluator of charities, awarded the Annapolis-based nonprofit with the coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency

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U.S. Chamber Foundation Announces Winners Of 19th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards

November 16, 2018

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation last night named the winners of its annual Corporate Citizenship Awards, which honor businesses for the positive impacts they make in local communities and around the world.

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Del Ray Artisans 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market

November 16, 2018

Del Ray Artisans is hosting the 23rd Annual Holiday Market on the first three weekends in December with unique handcrafted fine arts and crafts from local artists. The artists are presenting a variety of media, including botanical drawings, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, mixed media, mosaics, painting, paper crafting, photography, pottery/ceramics, sculpture, watercolor, wood turning, and more.

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