Arlington, VA

The Arlington Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Arlington’s front-line human service workers will be honored with the 2020 William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community Award.

This year’s event is a FREE virtual celebration on Wednesday, September 23 at 12 p.m. For more information and complimentary registration visit

The Foundation is excited to recognize the dedication and hard work of Arlington’s frontline human service workers as they have been crucial to keeping the community going during this pandemic crisis.

This year’s event will also feature interviews with Chris Nassetta, President & CEO of Hilton, and Steve Presley, Chairman & CEO of Nestlé USA. Each will discuss their experience in the Arlington community, crisis response and the changing face of business.

Registration for the virtual celebration is free and available at It’s also not too late to sponsor! More information is also available at the link above.

The Spirit of Community Award, named in honor of the Foundation’s Founder and President Emeritus, the Honorable William T. Newman, Jr., was established to recognize individuals and/or organizations who have demonstrated a tireless and unselfish commitment to improving the quality of life in Arlington.


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