Good Tuesday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar.
🕗 News recap
The following articles were published earlier today — Oct 10, 2023.
- 10:00 am: Military funeral honors and flyover for Arlington Marine killed in Australia | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:45 am: Early morning armed carjacking pushes Arlington past 2022 total | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:45 am: County changes course on HOV and bus-only lane on Langston Blvd through Rosslyn | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:45 pm: Arlington National Cemetery to host free fall foliage tour this Friday | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:45 pm: Proposed senior living facility in Alcova Heights heads to County Board amid affordability, sustainability concerns | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Wednesday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- 9:30 am: Get Certified in One Day! Food Protection Manager Certification Classes and Exam
- 10:00 am: Storytime on the Plaza
- 6:00 pm: Outdoor Yoga with Mind the Mat
- 6:30 pm: National Coming Out Day: Side by Side VA Workshop
- 👉 7:00 pm: Equality Arlington Coming Out Party
- 7:30 pm: Free Outdoor Movies On The Plaza at Westpost at National Landing
- 7:30 pm: Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at Ballston Local (Wednesday)
🌤️ Wednesday’s forecast
Expect increasing clouds throughout the day, reaching a high temperature near 70°F, with a gentle northwest wind blowing at 3 to 6 mph. At night, the sky will be partly cloudy, and it will be calm with a low temperature around 49°F. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“Give me a firm place to stand, and I will move the earth.”
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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About Latinas Leading Tomorrow (LLT): Latinas Leading Tomorrow is a dynamic 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young Latina women through education, mentorship, and leadership development. We are committed to fostering a community of future leaders who will make a significant impact to the community.
Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Part-time Executive Director to lead our organization into its next phase of growth and impact. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who can oversee day-to-day operations, drive fundraising efforts, and cultivate relationships with stakeholders. This is a 1099 position; Remote position with ability to attend DMV events; 8-10 hours a week; $35-40/per hour.
Oversee program operations, including educational and community initiatives.
Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, maintaining trust and accountability.
Develop and execute a strategic vision aligned with our mission and values.
Lead fundraising efforts in partnership with the Board Members.
Cultivate relationships with community partners, schools, educators, and donors.
Demonstrate strong leadership skills, fostering a positive organizational culture.
Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders and make compelling public presentations.
Promote inclusivity and collaboration throughout the organization.
Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.
Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.
Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.
Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!
Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to