Archives: ‘Non-Profits’

Proud Hearts Civitan Club Receives $7,500 Grant

December 29th, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits]

Central Fairfax Services, Inc. received a grant in the amount of $7500 by the Foundation for Mentally Retarded and Handicapped Children. The grant supports membership of CFS consumers in its Proud Hearts Civitan Club.0.

Alexandria Honors Its Living Legends

December 20th, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits]

Twelve individuals or teams have been named this year’s Living Legends of Alexandria. The Committee considered 32 nominations and will honor all nominees at a reception on February 7, 2010 at the Lyceum, 201 North Washington Street.

“Critter Whisperer” Takes Paw Prints, Makes Holiday Ornaments, Raises Money For Charities

December 18th, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits]

Devoted pet owners can now create special, totally unique, holiday ornaments and raise money for a couple of outstanding non-profit organizations all at the same time.

Alexandria Family Has New Home For The Holidays

December 17th, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

Saroj and Radhika Chhetri and their son, Arthur, never had it so good. Today, with cameras flashing, the Mayor of Alexandria handed the family the keys to their new Hume Springs home. The modest, two-level row house on Edison Street was once a run down foreclosure. It is the first Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Neighborhood Stabilization Program project in northern Virginia.

Alexandria Nonprofit Applauds Proposed Immigration Reform Legislation

December 15th, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

Today, representatives of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, The Congressional Asian and Pacific Americans Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Progressive Caucus introduced the “Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America’s Security Act and Prosperity” in the House of Representatives.

La-Z-Boy Black Tie Fundraiser Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities Of Greater Washington, D.C.

December 10th, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits]

Big hearted performers with experiences from the Kennedy Center to Carnegie Hall donated their talents at La-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery’s inaugural Notte di Voce (Night of Voices) Black Tie fundraiser to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington D.C.’s families with seriously ill children. Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay was on hand to greet the guests who attended this first time event. La-Z-Boy raised $3200 to help change children’s lives.

Alexandria Resident New Community Relations Manager

December 7th, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits]

Central Fairfax Services, Inc. (CFS) is excited to welcome Alexandria resident James J. Lewis as its newest Community Relations Manager. He will head up the organization’s Community Relations division, which includes grant support, special events, volunteer management, community outreach and website development.

A White Scottish Christmas Walk

December 6th, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits]

On Saturday, Alexandria’s 39th annual Scottish Christmas Walk coincided with the first snowfall of the season. The parade, which regularly attracts thousands from all over the Mid-Atlantic region, had a much smaller crowd this year. Biting wind, fast falling snow and a steadily dropping temperature forced many to see it from their homes in Old Town or from under the awnings of hotels and shops. By the afternoon, areas around Alexandria received 1 to 4 inches of snow.

The Station At Potomac Yard Wins Award

December 1st, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

The Station at Potomac Yard, Alexandria’s newest affordable housing project , has received the 2009 Virginia Housing Award. The Alexandria Housing Development Corporation project was recognized in a newly created category: Mixed Use or Mixed Income Housing Development.

CPC Kicks Off Holiday Toy Drive

November 23rd, 2009 | [From: Non-Profits]

Each holiday season, Community Partners for Children collects toys for deserving kids in the Alexandria area, and asks the community for help.