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Meals on Wheels

June 4th, 2014 • By: bcchrisc Community, News

We have long been supporters of Senior Services of Alexandria’s Meals on Wheels program. Just about 365 days a year, their dedicated staff delivers hot and cold meals to those in need around the community. With so many hungry Alexandria  residents, this service is an outstanding way to give back, and it takes little time to do. Braddock has decided to dedicate their services to this program once a month. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact Volunteer Alexandria!

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Senior Services of Alexandria

May 5th, 2014 • By: bcchrisc Community

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Senior Services of Alexandria is a non profit organization that provides local seniors with services including in-house assistance, meals on wheels, and transportation for the disabled, among other things. Their mission is to help seniors in our area be transported, fed, and assisted. They thrive from local volunteers, their board of directors, and donations. To learn more about their organization visit, http://www.seniorservicesalex.org/index.html.

Business Philanthropy Summit 2014

April 24th, 2014 • By: bcchrisc Community, News

The 16th annual Business Philanthropy Summit will be hosted by Volunteer Alexandria on May 7th.  This breakfast event will be emceed by Carly Fiorina, Good360 and Rebecca Cooper, ABC7/ WJLA-TV & News Channel 8. Toasting local and nonprofit business leaders for their services, this event will bring business and nonprofit leaders together to discuss community needs, celebrate local corporate philanthropy, award leaders who have had a positive impact on the city, and recruit businesses to sign up for the upcoming Service Day to celebrate Spring in Alexandria.  For more information about this event and how to purchase your ticket or become a volunteer, visit VolunteerAlexandria.org

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How Design Lab is Changing the Workspace

April 11th, 2014 • By: bcchrisc News

If you think of the typical office, you might envision cubicles, bookshelves, and a drip coffee pot where employees congregate. Today, with an abundance of young entrepreneurs and tech start-ups, the workplace is drastically shifting to fit the needs of its former 9-5 workers who have increasingly become connected 24-7. Vornado’s DesignLab opened this year in Crystal City and features not only small suites for businesses with shared work spaces, but, walls you can write on and virtual receptionists.  Shared work spaces are not a new concept, rather, they have evolved over the past couple of years due to the number of budding independently owned businesses. Will it work? We say absolutely. How many hours are you actually at your desk during a typical work day? Between client lunches and phone calls, having a place where you can come and go as you please or pay for a hourly conference room sounds ideal for many up-and-coming entrepreneurs . With Washington quickly become a hub for tech start-ups, this fast paced work environment equipped with clean and echo-friendly features will soon be the norm.

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Boutiques Give Back

March 31st, 2014 • By: bcchrisc Community, News

Who doesn’t love shopping for a good cause? Join the Boutique District for their annual Boutiques Give Back event which will be held Wednesday, April 9th, and lend a dollar or two to your favorite school or charity. To see the full list of participating boutiques, visit Old Town Boutique District, and learn how you can put your shopping towards a terrific local cause.

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