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Arlington Community Foundation

Trio to be honored with ‘Spirit of Community’ accolades

Back in person for the first time since 2019, the Arlington Community Foundation’s William T. Newman “Spirit of Community” Award for 2022 will honor three individuals with diverse, but highly important, impacts on the community. Honors will be presented to...

Foundation effort boosts grants for senior programs

The Arlington Community Foundation has created an “Age Friendly Grant Catalog,” featuring 12 grant ideas of organizations and programs serving older adults (55+) in Arlington, with grants up to $10,000 each. The public is able to view and “shop” the...

Deadline looms for ‘Spirit of Community’ nominations

The Arlington Community Foundation has put out a call for nominees for its 29th annual Spirit of Community Award, and the deadline is upon us. The annual accolade recognizes an individual, organization, group or corporation that has demonstrated a tireless...

Community Foundation scholarship help ease transition to college

Back in person for the first time since the pandemic, the Arlington Community Foundation’s annual scholarship presentation lauded 92 students who received new funding totaling nearly $600,000, while a large number of renewal scholarships also were bestowed. More than 60...

Nominations open for ‘Spirit of Community’ award

The Arlington Community Foundation has put out a call for nominees for its 29th annual Spirit of Community Award. The annual accolade recognizes an individual, organization, group or corporation that has demonstrated a tireless and unselfish commitment to improving the...

Arlington Chamber asks for donations to scholarship fund

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is suggesting that local residents wishing to honor the life of recently deceased former Chamber president Rich Doud can contribute to the Rich Doud Arlington Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund, managed by the Arlington...

Community Foundation opens 2022 scholarship effort

The Arlington Community Foundation has opened its 2022 scholarship program, featuring 70 college scholarships worth more than $525,000. “Generous individuals, families, companies and organizations fund the scholarships, which have their own unique eligibility criteria,” the foundation said. “But only one...

Dance impresario honored by Community Foundation

When she was 7 years old, Lucy Bowen’s mother agreed to let her join two friends and start taking ballet classes. Two quick realities quickly reared their heads: Little Lucy didn’t like the pink tights, and really didn’t like her...

Longtime hospital volunteer lauded for community service

As she makes her rounds of the emergency room at Virginia Hospital Center, transporting patients in wheelchairs and providing other critical services, Kay Nassetta wears a pedometer. By the end of a shift, she sometimes has clocked five or six...

Civic standout wins applause for lifetime of service

Arlington Circuit Court Chief Judge William Newman Jr. notes that he often has personal relationships with those on whom he bestows awards as president-emeritus of the Arlington Community Foundation. But Nov. 18 provided something of a first: The award recipient...
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