Alexandria Hosts Three Day Celebration of Giving and Service with Gen. Colin Powell

Starting tonight (April 30) with a gala benefit at the Birchmere (one of our favorite places), Alexandria will host a three day celebration of giving and service. Sponsored jointly by Volunteer Alexandria, the City of Alexandria, ACT for Alexandria and Kids Helping Kids, the celebration focuses on the long tradition of giving back in our community.

There are specific events for each day but the anticipated high point is the key note address by General Colin L. Powell, USA (retired) at the 11th Annual Business Philanthropy Summit on Saturday morning at the First Baptist Church.

General Powell is a life long advocate of community service and has a special interest in service that affects the lives of children.

Tickets are still available for all events, so don’t miss out on this exciting schedule:

  • Thursday, April 30 – Generations of Giving Gala to benefit ACT for Alexandria.  The Birchmere ~ 6:30 p.m. –  10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 1 – Volunteer Alexandria presents the 11th Annual Business Philanthropy Summit.  First Baptist Church ~ 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Spring for Alexandria Community Service Day, city wide ~ 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 2 – Kids Helping Kids presents Lemonaide Day.  Market Square ~ 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the breakfast with General Powell, click here.

Be part of the community! Join us this weekend and continue the tradition of giving back to the place where we work, play and live.