April 22, 2014
The Arlington County Board today honored the 2013 Bill Thomas Outstanding Park Service Volunteer Award winners during the Board's April Recessed Board Meeting. Keith Fred, a dog park advocate, and Peter Jones, an avid gardener, won individual awards. Arlington Regional Master Naturalist (ARMN) won the organizational award in recognition of their support for Arlington’s natural environment for the past seven years.
April 22, 2014
A Tree City USA designee for 18 years, Arlington is home to thousands of exceptional trees. At today's Arlington County Board meeting, Arlington honored 18 new Notable Trees, and their caretakers. This year's Arbor Day ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2 p.m. at Barcroft Elementary School, 625 South Wakefield St., in Arlington. Arlington will receive its 18th consecutive "Tree City USA" award from the National Arbor Day Foundation.
March 18, 2014
The Arlington County Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) today announced the honorees of the 2014 Arlington County Women of Vision from three sectors: Atima Omara (government), Deborah Tompkins Johnson (business), Lucy Bowen McCauley (nonprofit). Marjorie Signer was also honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
February 25, 2014
The Arlington County Board today honored the winners of the County’s DESIGNArlington awards for their contributions to Arlington’s built environment.
January 24, 2014
Arlington has been named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities in the world for 2014 by the Intelligent Community Forum, one of only two communities in the United States to achieve this honor. Three communities from Canada and two from Taiwan also were named Thursday. This is the second time Arlington has achieved the Top 7 ranking.
December 13, 2013
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG), has presented Arlington County Board Member Mary Hynes with the organization's highest honor, the Elizabeth and David Scull Metropolitan Public Service Award.
December 04, 2013
The Arlington School Board and the Arlington County Board will recognize five individuals and groups as Fall 2013 Connect With Kids Champions. The honorees include Arlington residents, Arlington County government employees, and Arlington Public Schools employees.
December 03, 2013
Leslie Alden, Richard Cobb, Thomas Kelley and Margaret Patterson are this year’s winners of the 2013 James B. Hunter Human Rights Award. The awards will be presented at a public ceremony and reception from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in the Arlington County Board Room, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA. The public is invited to this free event.
November 19, 2013
Three Arlington businesses take home multiple awards Thousands of Arlingtonians cast online ballots for Arlington’s Best Businesses ARLINGTON, Va. – Once again, thousands of Arlingtonians voted for their favorite local businesses and venues in the ...
October 08, 2013
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