The City of Alexandria is planning on resurfacing King Street from Russell Road to Janneys Lane in the fall. Within the resurfacing plans, The City is propsing to install bicycle lanes in both directions and narrow the moving lanes to calm traffic.
Last June, ACTion Alexandria announced the winners of the Green Ideas Challenge, a competition to find the best ideas for making Alexandria greener and cleaner. Thanks to a generous sponsorship from The Dominion Foundation, ACTion was able to fund four projects benefiting Alexandria. Six months into the projects, ACTion went back to check in with the 2014 grantees.
Next Tuesday, November 11th, Alexandria and the rest of America will pause in reflection for Veterans Day. With an estimated 800,000 people expected to attend Washington DC’s “Concert for Valor”, perhaps going to a local event in Alexandria would make for a less crowded holiday. Luckily, there are several options for Alexandria residents to consider.
Please save the date for a special presentation of The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation. DATE AND TIME HAVE CHANGED. NEW DATE AND TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion, featuring early childhood development experts. Admission is free. Please RSVP at: earlychildhoodfilmalexandria.eventbrite.com.
Only three more days to collect toys for Alexandria’s most needy families! Volunteer Alexandria is supporting the Holiday Sharing – Community Toy Drive due to changes with Community Partners for Children. We are your local Volunteer Center that connects peopl
On April 9th during Spring2Action — one day of incredible giving in Alexandria — hundreds of local nonprofits raised an unprecedented $1,000,000+ in 24 hours. SCAN was thrilled to be a part of the day, surpassing its own goal of $10,000 thanks to the generosity of more than 80 donors.