FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 14, 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Meredith Smith 
Communications Manager
703-525-2400 
THE ARLINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
PRESENTS VOLUNTEER ARLINGTON DAY
WHAT:  For 17 years, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce has been proud to host Volunteer Arlington Day, an annual tradition that engages businesses and individuals in rewarding half-day service projects throughout the community. This year, over 180 volunteers are registered to volunteer at 17 nonprofit locations throughout Arlington.


WHY: Volunteer Arlington Day is produced by the Chamber's Community Action Committee and connects Arlington businesses to Chamber member nonprofits. This is a great opportunity for nonprofits to develop relationships with Arlington businesses. 
 
WHEN: Tuesday, April 26 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
 
WHERE: Event kickoff will be held at  The Arlington Employment Center, 2100 Washington Blvd, 1st Floor, Arlington, VA 22204. Volunteer work will be at various project sites around Arlington. 

WHO:  Founded in 1924, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, nonprofit organization of hundreds of businesses and thousands of professional people who are committed to the economic prosperity and civic well being of the Arlington community. The Chamber focuses on ways to make the community a better place to work, live and visit, including recognizing the men and women who contribute to the well-being of Arlington.
 
MEDIA: Media attendance at the kickoff event is encouraged, but advance confirmation is requested. To attend, please contact the Chamber at communications@arlingtonchamber.org or  703-525-2400.
 
Volunteer Arlington Day is made possible thanks to our sponsors , including 
Grand Sponsor Marymount University.
   
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Founded in 1924, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce is a member-centric, volunteer-based, non-profit organization of over 700 businesses committed to the economic and civic well being of the community. For more information or to become a member, visit
www.arlingtonchamber.org

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