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November 15, 2016
When ACT asked our Board Members, “What are you thankful for in our Community” we had some wonderful responses that we would like to share: "At this time of year I cannot help but reflect that we are...
November 15, 2016
On October 26, 125 community leaders gathered at First Baptist Church of Alexandria to learn about building a system for early care and education in Alexandria. While the focus of the event was on...
November 13, 2016
Is the election to end all elections finally over? By the time you read this piece, it should be. Or better yet, let’s all hope it is. We’ve lived through one of the most contentious elections in...
November 12, 2016
ACT is honored to welcome Anthony "Kurt" Huffman and Paul Stevens to its Board of Directors. Both Kurt and Paul are residents of Alexandria and bring a wealth of valuable expertise and experience to...
October 12, 2016
Happy Birthday ACHSO!! Founded in 2006 to "bring together high-level City and nonprofit organizations and their leaders for the benefit of the larger Alexandria community," the Alexandria Council of...
October 12, 2016
On September 23, 1421 Prince Street was lit up with all the colors of the Mediterranean for ACT's Third Annual Harvest Dinner and Wine Auction. Guests dressed in their best "Mediterranean Casual"...
September 16, 2016
ACT is going on tour and we want to hear from you! According to The Performance Imperative's framework for social-sector excellence, one of the key pillars for a high-performing organization is a...
September 16, 2016
THEY'RE BACK—to school that is. This time of the year is one of great anxiety for teachers and administrators across the country and enormous relief for many parents. If I had a dollar for every...
August 17, 2016
"I've heard good things about ACT for Alexandria, but what do you do? This is the most frequently asked question my community foundation colleagues and I confront. While community foundations have...
August 03, 2016
At Potomac Crescent Waldorf School, we educate the whole child in a nurturing, creative community. Our school offers Waldor Early Childhood and Elementary programs through Grade 5, and we are proud...

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