Alexandria Named 'Most Generous' Kelley Cares 5K, City Council Needs Volunteers and More: This Week's Latest ACTion

  • According to Convio, Alexandria is the most generous online giving city in America followed closely by Arlington and Washington D.C. Tad Drurat, a representative at Convio, a company that processes donations for nearly 1,300 nonprofits, says "[locals] are living a wired lifestyle."
  • The Carlyle Community News blog reports that the Kelley Cares 5K Run/Walk will take place on April 16th, 2011.  Yes, the date is far away.  But this very important event will benefit The Therapeutic Recreation Program of Alexandria! Registration forms are available now.  Read the full blog post for more info!
  • The City Council is looking for applicants to fill vacancies on a number of committees. These include the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, the Human Rights Commission and the Commission on HIV/AIDS.  All applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, January 28th at the City Clerk's Office.  You can also submit your forms online via the City website.  Help make a difference today!
  • Don't forget about the Alexandria Mentoring Partnership's open house on Tuesday, January 25th! It will be held at the Lyceum from 6-8:30 PM.  Come learn how you can help Alexandria's youth! RSVP by contacting Loralei Coyle at (703) 746-4506 or
  • Guess What?! Eco-City Alexandria's influence is being felt worldwide!  In his latest blog entry, Councilman Krupicka discusses an exciting connection to India.


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