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March 18, 2014

Arlington Honors 2014 Women of Vision

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

County Board Recognizes 2013 DESIGNArlington Winners

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 Named One of World's Top 7 Intelligent Communities

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

Mary Hynes Wins COG’s Scull Award for Regional Leadership

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

Arlington Honors 2013 Connect With Kids Champions

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

Arlington Announces 2013 Human Rights Award Winners

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

Arlington County Board Announces 2013 People’s Choice ABBIE Award Winners

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

Arlington County Seeks Human Rights Heroes

Do you know an Arlington resident, community group, non-profit organization or business with significant human rights achievements? Now is your chance to shine a light on that special person, organization or business that has made a difference.
September 06, 2013

Arlington Still #1 in Driving Virginia Tourism Revenues

For the fourth consecutive year, Arlington generated more tourism spending than any other county in the Commonwealth. Arlington spending increased 3.9 percent compared to 2011, supporting nearly 24,000 jobs and providing nearly $76 million in local tax revenues.
August 27, 2013

Arlington Ranked in Top 50 Meetings Destinations in U.S.

Arlington has been named #34 of the top U.S. cities for meetings and events according to Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform. The Arlington travel and tourism industry supports nearly 24,000 local jobs and generates more than $73 million in local tax receipts.
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