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Image 2021 Spirit of Community: Celebrating extraordinary Arlingtonians

The annual Spirit of Community awards celebration is a unique event that attracts hundreds of attendees from all sectors of the Arlington community.

On Thursday, November 18 at 12 PM (ET), the 28th annual Spirit of Community will bring together business, civic, and philanthropic leaders, as well as Arlingtonians from all walks of life, for a virtual celebration of individuals who have made Arlington a better home for all of us.

As Arlington Community Foundation marks three decades of service this fall, this year’s Spirit of Community will honor three extraordinary people who embody Arlington’s Spirit of Community, Advocacy, and Volunteerism:

Lucy Bowen McCauley, Founder and Artistic Director, Bowen McCauley Dance Company (BMDC) – 2021 William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community Award Recipient

Florence Ross, Membership Assistant, Mount Zion Baptist Church – 2021 Spirit of Advocacy Award Recipient

Kay Nassetta, long-term volunteer at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) and Arlington Free Clinic – 2021 Spirit of Volunteerism Award Recipient

In addition to the awards celebration, the virtual program will feature thought leaders who will discuss the critical needs and community issues facing our region.

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Sponsorships of the virtual celebration support Arlington Community Foundation’s operations and mission-critical programming including scholarships, Bridges Out of Poverty, and grants to community organizations. We welcome both individual and company/organization sponsorships at all levels.

For more information about sponsorships, see below or click here for a PDF of the opportunities available. To become a sponsor and pay online by credit card, click here. This PDF can also be printed and mailed to Arlington Community Foundation with your payment by check. If you have any questions, please contact Natalia Muniz at nmuniz@arlcf.org or 703-243-4785 ext. 200.

• Opportunity to share a 30-second pre-recorded video message on Spirit webpage
• Full-screen, branded and linked sponsor slide to air during pre-event time (15 minutes prior to virtual event)
• Logo visibility on: digital event invitation, event emails to 4,500+ readers, event webpage, digital event signage
• Recognition on: social media, press release, listing of sponsors announced during virtual event, scrolling credits played after virtual event
• Opportunity to share a 30-second video message on ACF’s social media accounts prior to virtual event
• Provide digital promotional material to attendees via pre/post-event email

Pay by credit card here.

• Opportunity to share a 20-second pre-recorded video message on Spirit webpage
• Full-screen, branded and linked sponsor slide to air during pre-event time (15 minutes prior to virtual event)
• Logo visibility on: digital event invitation, event emails to 4,500+ readers, event webpage, digital event signage
• Recognition on: social media, press release, listing of sponsors announced during virtual event, scrolling credits played after virtual event
• Opportunity to share a 20-second video message on ACF’s social media accounts prior to virtual event

Pay by credit card here.

• Quantity: 1
• Logo appears on Honoree and Keynote videos announcing support of closed captioning
• Full-screen, branded and linked sponsor slide to air during pre-event time (15 minutes prior to virtual event)
• Logo visibility on: digital event invitation, event emails to 4,500+ readers, event webpage, digital event signage
• Recognition on: social media, listing of sponsors announced during virtual event, scrolling credits played after virtual event
• Opportunity to share a 20-second video message on ACF’s social media accounts prior to virtual event

Pay by credit card here.

• Full-screen, branded and linked sponsor slide to air during pre-event time (15 minutes prior to virtual event)
• Logo visibility on: digital event invitation, event emails to 4,500+ readers, event webpage, digital event signage
• Recognition on: social media, press release, listing of sponsors announced during virtual event, scrolling credits played after virtual event
• Opportunity to share a 20-second video message on ACF’s social media accounts prior to virtual event

Pay by credit card here.

• Half-screen, branded and linked sponsor slide to air during pre-event time (15 minutes prior to virtual event)
• Logo visibility on: digital event invitation, event emails to 4,500+ readers, event webpage, digital event signage
• Recognition on: social media, listing of sponsors announced during virtual event, scrolling credits played after virtual event

Pay by credit card here.

• Company or individual name on: digital event invitation, event emails to 4,500+ readers, event webpage, digital event signage
• Recognition on: scrolling credits played after virtual event

Pay by credit card here.

• Company or individual name on: event webpage, digital event signage

Pay by credit card here.

Place your organization’s message, or your personal message, in both the digital program distributed to all virtual event registrants and in the scrolling credits presented before and after the virtual event.

Full page [8.5″w x 11″h]: $500 (Pay by credit card here)
Half page [8.5″w x 5.5″h]: $250 (Pay by credit card here)

A special THANK YOU to our current sponsors

Presenting Sponsors
Jade Gong and Greg Frey
The Nassetta Family
Amazon

Platinum Sponsor

Wendroff & Associates

Gold Sponsors

Glenn and Gerri Ferguson
Hon. William T. Newman, Jr. and Ms. Sheila Johnson
John Andelin and Ginger Geoffrey
Ron and Kit Gordon

R4 CapitalVHC
Battlefield Automotive

Silver Sponsors

Arlington Free Clinic
Christopher and Paige Finger
Cindy and Joe McMahon Jr. and Ventera Corporation
Deborah Gandy
Dorchester Apartments & Towers by Lola C. Reinsch, Reinsch Pierce Family Foundation
Jeanne Broyhill and Joe Ventrone
John Benton and David Briggs
Loren Friedman and Patricia Rodriguez
Nancy Snell
Richard and Jean Barton
Thomas and Patricia Connally


Lindsay Automotive
MMBBNational Capital Bank
CastroHaase PNC

Bronze Sponsors

Arlington Law Group
Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C.
Ed and Terry Orzechowski
Jason Howell Company
John and Chris Milliken
Kathy Cameron
Peggy Richardson
United Bank



Supporting Sponsors

Brad and Diane Smith
Gary and Vicki Kirkbride
George Varoutsos
Hon. Karen Darner
Jones, Mead & Associates
Krysta Jones and Susan Anderson
Marion D. Spraggins
Mary and Patrick Hynes
Meg Tuccillo
Michael and Kristy George
Sarah Nordstrom

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