April 25, 2019
MEDIA: Scott Pedowitz
Government Affairs Manager
(703) 525-2400
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Chamber's 20th Annual Volunteer Arlington Day paired businesses with hands-on service projects across County
ARLINGTON, Va. - Over 260  local volunteers from various Chamber member businesses and organizations lent a helping hand to area nonprofits as part of the 20th Annual Volunteer Arlington Day today. Produced each year by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce's Community Action Committeethis 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 a park clean-up at Jennie Dean Park 

T he participating nonprofits had a variety of assignments for volunteers. Some of these tasks included helping with a park clean-up at Jennie Dean Park for EcoAction Arlington, and setting up decor for an upcoming fundraising event at Phoenix Bikes .
Volunteers included employees from a variety of industries and businesses in Arlington . Member groups who volunteered today include:

Hyatt Centric Arlington 
Apartment and Office Building Association
Jay E. Reiner CPA, PLLC
Arlington Community Federal Credit Union  
Keller Williams Metro Center 
Arlington County Democratic Committee
Kiwanis Club of Arlington 
Arlington Public Schools 
KRS Holdings
Arlington Strategy 
M&T Bank 
Marymount University  
Burdette Smith & Bish, LLC
 National Capital Bank of Washington
Carr Workplaces 
 Rooney Properties, LLC 
Clarendon Animal Care
Searle Business Solutions, LLC
Digital Recollections 
The Sycamore School 
DoubleTree Crystal City  
Toler Financial Group 
Embassy Suites Hotel Crystal City 
First Citizens Bank 
United Bank 
Green Powered Technology 
Urban Alliance
HDR, Inc.
Hilton Garden Inn Arlington 
VIDA Fitness 
Homewood Suites Arlington 
Rosslyn Key Bridge

Arlington nonprofits were excited to have so many enthusiastic volunteers helping at their sites. The nonprofit organizations who participated were:

AHC, Inc.
Doorways for Women and Families 
Animal Welfare League of Arlington
EcoAction Arlington
Arlington Arts Center
OAR of Arlington, Alexandria and Falls Church 
Arlington Food Assistance Center
Phoenix Bikes 
Ballston Gives
Saint Agnes Church 
Capital Caring
VOAC Residential Program
Culpepper Garden

Volunteers from a variety of businesses and organizations contribute to Volunteer Arlington Day

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