This column is sponsored by BizLaunch, a division of Arlington Economic Development.
Are you a small business owner looking to reach your customers? Looking for help with marketing? Or maybe you just want to show people that your business #slays?BizLaunch has just what you’ve been searching for.
BizLaunch created the brand-new Arlington Small Business Directory with your busy business and customers in mind. How? With a built-in SEO, opportunities for business owners to customize their profile, and a user-friendly layout for customers to search for local shops.
Businesses can use the app to upload pictures, list promos and discounts, and mark services like “takeout” or “outdoor dining.” Are you a minority-owned business in Clarendon? Or maybe you offer your services in other languages? You can list all that info (and more) too.
Once you’ve updated your profile, BizLaunch will advertise the platform year-round to Arlingtonians. There are no price tags, no hidden terms and conditions — just free marketing to promote consumers across Arlington (and the DMV) to shop small and local.
Eager to get started? All we need from you is to make your edits, which you can learn how to do by clicking this link. After that, BizLaunch will do the rest.
It is that simple (and free). So, log in, make your edits, and let Arlingtonians see how #slay it is to shop from you.
For questions on how to use the platform, contact Prakriti Deuja at [email protected].
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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