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VOLUNTEERS FROM ARLINGTON BUSINESSES
SERVE LOCAL NONPROFITS
Chamber's 19th Annual Volunteer Arlington Day paired businesses with hands-on service projects across County
ARLINGTON, Va. - Two-hundredlocal volunteers from various Chamber member businesses and organizations lent a helping hand to area nonprofits as part of the 19th Annual Volunteer Arlington Day today. Produced each year by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce's Community Action Committee, this day of service provides an opportunity for nonprofits to develop relationships with Arlington businesses, as well as for businesses to enjoy an afternoon of team-building while giving back to the community.
"Volunteer Arlington Day is an excellent way for our members to connect with one another, while giving back to our community and helping to make Arlington a better place," said Chamber President & CEO Kate Bates. "We are proud to provide this day of service that brings together businesses and nonprofits, and we hope they will form valuable relationships that will continue to grow for years to come."
Volunteers assist with yard work at Culpepper Garden
The participating nonprofits had a variety of tasks for volunteers. Some of these tasks included helping with yard work at Culpepper Garden and restocking and sorting food drive donations at the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC).
Volunteers included employees from a variety of industries and businesses in Arlington. Member groups who participated today include:
Key Bridge Marriott
American Disposal Services
Kiwanis Club of Arlington
Arlington Community Federal Credit Union
National Capital Bank
Burdette Smith & Bish, LLC
Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City
Searle Business Solutions, LLC
Clarendon Animal Care
Crystal City Marriott
Social Restaurant Group
The Sycamore School
Evermay Wealth Management
Tianlu Chinese Language and Culture
TTR Sotheby's International Realty
Hilton Garden Inn National Airport
Homewood Suites by Hilton Arlington Rosslyn Key Bridge
Holiday Inn Rosslyn Key Bridge
Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, P.C.
Hyatt Centric Arlington
Washington Fine Properties
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Jay E. Reiner CPA, PLLC
YMCA, Arlington Branch
Arlington nonprofits were excited to have so many enthusiastic volunteers helping at their sites. The nonprofit organizations who participated were:
Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment
Doorways for Women
Arlington Food Assistance Center
Bridges to Independence
St. Agnes Catholic Church
VOAC Residential Program Center
Volunteers from a variety of businesses and organizations contribute to Volunteer Arlington Day
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ABOUT THE CHAMBER Founded in 1924, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce is a member-centric, volunteer-based, non-profit organization of over 1,800 business and professional people committed to the economic and civic well being of the community. For more information or to become a member, visit the Chamber website.