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Volunteer Spotlight - PRS, Inc.

  • Posted on: 19 November 2018
  • By: mfurukawa

In October, volunteers from Regency Centers completed their Day of Service project at mental health nonprofit PRS’ Fairfax Recovery Academy Day Program. PRS is a local nonprofit that helps individuals living with serious mental health issues and facing life crises and is a partner of Volunteer Arlington. Regency Centers volunteers created a garden with fresh flowers and herbs that clients will use for cooking. Volunteers also landscaped, power-washed, and organized activities with the clients including making bird feeders and decorating mini-pots of herbs for clients to take home.

Volunteer Spotlight - Elizabeth Ingram

  • Posted on: 29 October 2018
  • By: mfurukawa

The Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation, a young and growing nonprofit founded in 2014 following the untimely death of Jenn Lawson, knows that the success of its annual event is due in large part to its fearless and dedicated event co-chairs. One event co-chair in particular deserves special recognition for the time she’s volunteered to the organization: Elizabeth Ingram.

Volunteer Spotlight: A Pair of Jeans

  • Posted on: 11 September 2018
  • By: editor

The Family Service Award was given at Arlington Cares this year to a family who has made caring and volunteerism a core value. The first recipients of this award were self described as “a pair of jeans!” - Gene and Jeanie Cross were celebrated for their work with their faith community, Central United Methodist Church and A-SPAN.

Thanks for Caring, Kate Athing and the Marymount Women’s Lacrosse!

  • Posted on: 24 August 2018
  • By: mtucker@leaderc...

Kate Athing and the Marymount Women’s Lacrosse Team of are the 2018 recipients of our Distinguished County Service Award, presented at Arlington Cares. This team has volunteered with AHC, Inc’s After School Program once a week for the last three years! By returning year after year, the team has gotten to know the students and their families.

PRS Inc. - 100 Hour Volunteers

  • Posted on: 7 August 2018
  • By: mtucker@leaderc...

Thank you to the following volunteers who have served more than 100 hours for PRS Inc.!

2017 - 2018:

Lici Alves

Michele Aruca

Liz Barnes

Matthew Campbell

Pei Cheng

Isabelle Diop

Jacquelyn Einsel

Heather Ford

Danny Fox-Moles

Felicity Hicks

Greg Higgins

Julian Isidro

Jessica Jerrell

Kristen Klein

Michael Korb

Patricia Lasutschinkow

Mary Elizabeth Lotierzo

Dan McDonald

Julia Michaels

Kyle O'Keefe

Cassidy Olimpo

Elizabeth Raible

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