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 19th Annual Business Philanthropy Summit 
Invest in our Community, 
chaired by former Mayor Bill Euille and Michelle Maiwurm, is a breakfast event that brings together approximately 220 businesses and nonprofit organizations to discuss community needs and celebrate local philanthropy. Join keynote David Gardner, Co-Founder and Chief Rule Breaker at The Motley Fool on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. at The George Washington Masonic National Memorial.

David co-founded “The Fool” with his brother, Tom, in 1993. The company’s mission is to help the world invest better by focusing on long-term investments in world-class businesses. With an unyielding focus on workplace culture and employee engagement, The Motley Fool was named the #1 Medium- Sized Company to Work For by in 2014 and 2015. Since its founding, they have grown the company to its current headquarters in Carlyle, employing a few hundred talented “fools.” As they grew, The Motley Fool created a corporate culture focused on the employee, and have instilled and enabled their workforce to engage with the nonprofit community in Alexandria. 

View his full bio.      Become an investor.     Purchase a ticket for $35.
Nominate a business for the 2017 Business Philanthropist of the Year.

Thank you Sponsors!

Potomac Riverboat Company

Alison & Bill Rausch
Carluccio's | CAS Riegler 
Caudron Megary Blackburn Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Four Points, LLC | Harris Teeter | Home Depot
JLL | JM Zell Partners/Alder Branch Realty

Abramson Properties | Dominion | EagleBank | Federal Professional Solutions 
 Frank Fannon-SunTrust Mortgage | IAP Worldwide Services
The IDI Group Companies | Inova Alexandria Hospital | Islamic Relief USA
Jack Taylor's Alexandria Toyota | King Street Wireless | LINK Strategic Partners Mango Mike & Donna Anderson Marjorie & Allen Lomax
Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria | Northern Virginia NAIOP
Passport Automotive Group | PenFed Credit Union
Peter & Mary Jay Michel | Phillips Realty Capital | Renner & Company
Simpson Real Estate Services | StonebridgeCarras
Sweet Fire Donna's | Brightleaf & Cooper | Yates Corner

American Physical Therapy Association | BB&T Bank | Burke & Herbert Bank
John Marshall Bank | Landmark Honda | Lindsay Automotive Group
Nikki & John Clifford | TechPainting 
Supporters: Arban & Carosi | Emily & Brian Jones | Land, Carroll & Blair, PC
Stephanie Landrum | Val Hawkins

10th Annual of Spring for Alexandria's Community Service Day! Join us! The volunteer day is for employees of City government, businesses, nonprofits, and the community and this year’s event will take place on May 12 and a Community Service Day for youth and families will take place on May 20. Hundreds of volunteers will join together to provide community services at numerous sites throughout the city, making it a better place for all of us! Volunteers will paint, weed and plant, sort donations, clean up streams, fix trails, get pools ready, beautify shelters, and much more.
Interested in volunteering? Register your team.         Need Volunteers? Submit your project.

Below, Harris Teeter employees for being grateful to be supporting our community. Thank YOU, Harris Teeter, for your help to make 2017 great, too!

Women and Wine, Cheers to a Good Cause, is an event is for women 21 years and older who enjoy wine and are interested in getting to know other women in Alexandria. This is a great networking event or a place to catch up with your friends. Cheers to a Good Cause benefits a nonprofit organization serving girls, young and older women. Interested in joining? Just e-mail and you will be added to the list. The next Women & Wine will take place April 19 at UnWined. Click HERE to register.  Previous supporters: Alexandria Black History Museum, Great Harvest Bread Co, Carluccio's, Gwen Siebert, Brahm's Opticians and Saloam Bey, Art True Decor, The Llyod House, Sonoma Cellar, @home Realestate.



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