Archives: ‘Non-Profits’

Award Winning Speaker Presents “Building Wealth in Any Season”

November 21st, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Center for Employment Training a nationally accredited, non-profit provider of career and technical education in partnership with Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority and The Links Incorporated hosted award winning speaker Christiana “Chris” Bridges. Ms. Bridges, a Certified Credit Expert, shared the importance of establishing and maintaining a strong credit foundation and knowing the position of your of your creditors, especially collections.

Dental Associates Of Northern Virginia Donates Over 800 Pounds Of Candy To Operation Gratitude

November 18th, 2014 | [From: Business, Non-Profits]

Dental Associates of Northern Virginia, with six convenient locations in Northern Virginia donated over 800 pounds of candy to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to our dedicated troops overseas.

Carpenter’s Shelter Receives $25,000 Grant From Walmart Foundation

November 14th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Carpenter’s Shelter, one of the largest homeless shelters in Northern Virginia, recently received a $25,000 grant through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program.

Christ Church Youth Help Low Income Alexandria Families With Christmas

November 14th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Following a 10 a.m. church service on Nov. 16, Christ Church Alexandria youth in Grades 6-12 take part in the long-standing tradition of going shopping for the church’s Christ Child Project.

AARP Honors Senior Services of Alexandria With Community Partner Of The Year Award

November 14th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

AARP Virginia’s 2014 Community Partner of the Year award has been presented to Senior Services of Alexandria while Alexandria resident Jane King has been awarded the Elvira B. Shaw Advocacy Award.

Volunteer Alexandria Honors Local Volunteers

November 13th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Volunteer Alexandria recently hosted its annual “Volunteers are the Heart of Alexandria” awards ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of some of the community’s most dedicated volunteers.

The Child And Family Network Centers Honored As 2014 Top-Rated Non-Profit

November 10th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

The Child & Family Network announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.

2014 Living Legend Of Alexandria Charles Eugene “Tony” Gee

November 7th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits]

by Joseph S. Shumard Charles Eugene “Tony” Gee is more than just legendary. He was a pioneering African American business leader during a period of profound social change in Alexandria and played a critical role in the economic development of lower King Street. What many people think of when they think of Tony Gee is […]

Living Legends Of Alexandria – Reflections, MacArthur Elementary School

November 3rd, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Schools]

Two of Alexandria’s Living Legends, Rosa Byrd, 2013, and Bill Kehoe, 2012, were recent guests at MacArthur Elementary School’s PTA Reflection Art Night. Speaking from their own personal experiences, their messages related to this year’s Reflection’s theme, “The world would be a better place if ...”.

New Strategic Plan Will Ensure A Bright Future For The Appalachian Trail

October 30th, 2014 | [From: EcoNews, Non-Profits]

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has announced a five-year Strategic Plan that will advance the health and long-term management of the Appalachian Trail.