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Inter-Service Club Council lauds volunteer efforts in pandemic era

At lot has changed in the past eight decades. Heck, enough has happened in the past two years to make it feel like eight decades. But for the Inter-Service Club Council of Arlington, the role of community volunteerism may evolve,...

Pairs of siblings again host backpack drive for immigrant youth

Two sets of Arlington brothers for the second year in a row worked with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington to provide backpacks loaded with school supplies to refugee children in elementary and middle schools. Khalin and Karsin Patel...

AHC on hunt for volunteer tutors

AHC Inc. is recruiting volunteer tutors to provide one-on-one service to youth living in the housing provider’s apartment communities. The teen-tuotring program provides both academic and life-skills support to help teens graduate from high school, prepare for college and maximize...

Park Foundation to honor philanthropic efforts

The Fairfax County Park Foundation has named a family, an organization and a Park Authority friends group as recipients of this year’s Eakin Philanthropy Awards, honoring outstanding contributions to parks through the Park Foundation. They include: • Wayne, Angela and the...

AFAC resumes volunteer-recruitment efforts

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) has resumed volunteer recruitment after pausing efforts over the summer. “September is often the hardest month for AFAC to secure volunteers as the community adjusts to new schedules,” officials said. “We have added in...

Park Authority announces volunteer honorees

The Fairfax County Park Authority during a virtual ceremony in November will bestow the agency’s 2021 Elly Doyle Park Service Awards to volunteers working at Observatory Park at Turner Farm, Lake Accotink Park and Accotink. This year’s honorees are: • Jeffrey...

Arlington Cares celebration to focus on volunteer excellence

Volunteer Arlington will host its annual “Arlington Cares: A Celebration of Volunteerism” on Tuesday, July 27 online from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event will honor those who go above and beyond to promote “the overwhelming goodness that is within...

Arlington Food Assistance Center honors volunteers of year

After a year in which its volunteer-appreciation honors had to be canceled due to the pandemic, the Arlington Food Assistance Center recently presented awards to those whose support has been crucial to the organization. Doris Bennett was honored as a...

Volunteer Fairfax salutes those making difference in challenging times

Volunteer Fairfax was not able to hold an in-person breakfast this year to honor Fairfax County’s top volunteers, so the organization instead held its 29th annual Volunteer Service Awards in a “virtual” environment. “We witnessed time and time again how...

Nominations open for outstanding volunteers

Leadership Center for Excellence and Volunteer Arlington have announced plans for the 2021 “Arlington Cares” celebration, recognizing those who provide service to local organizations. The event represents “a heart-warming opportunity for all ages that celebrates the overwhelming goodness that is...
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