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ACE Events and Volunteer Opportunities


Interested in volunteering with ACE on an ongoing basis? Then please take a moment to complete our volunteer application. The application enables us to collect information about your skills and interests so that we are better able to match you with our volunteer needs leading to a more fulfilling experience for all. We’ll send you notices about upcoming volunteer events and opportunities that might be a good fit. Please complete the application today!


VOLUNTEER:

ACE Climate Action Group Meeting

Date and Time: Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington VA 22204

Interested in working locally on climate issues?  The ACE Climate Action Group is  coordinating climate action activities focusing on Arlington County and Virginia policies as well as supporting leaders working on sustainability in HOAs and Arlington civic associations. The group meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday. To RSVP, contact Stephanie Burns at sdburns13@gmail.com.

VOLUNTEER:

Potomac Watershed Cleanup

Date and Time: Saturday, April 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Meet at N. Glebe Road and Chain Bridge Road, Arlington

ACE is pleased to be taking part in the annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup. Join us to help protect our nation’s watershed!

Register online.


EVENT:

Go Gaga for Green

Date and Time: Saturday, April 30, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: George Mason University, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington VA 22201

This family-friendly earth day celebration will be held at Mason’s Arlington Campus. Go Gaga for Green is organized and produced by George Mason’s Office of Community and Local Government Relations, Arlington Public Schools, Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment along with support from Arlington County, and the local business community. Go Gaga for Green celebrates environmental sustainability in Arlington with food, fun and live entertainment.

Two signature features of the event are Operation Rain Barrel, a program that engages Arlington public school students in creating amazing artistic rain barrels while they learn about sustainability, and The Arlington Green Patriot Awards which honors individuals and organizations that exemplify their commitment to environmental sustainability. The rain barrels are on display and sold through a silent auction to raise proceeds. Additionally, the nominees and winners of the Arlington Green Patriot Award are recognized and announced.

Register online.


EVENT:

Saving Energy in the Home: Tips Resources and Volunteer Opportunities

A Workshop Co-Sponsored by ACE and Delegate Patrick Hope

Date/Time: Saturday, May 7, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N. Quincy Street, Arlington.

Learn how to improve the energy efficiency of your home as well as opportunities to volunteer through the Energy Masters Program. Energy Masters is a volunteer program that provides training in energy efficiency and water conservation techniques and the volunteers then apply their new knowledge by performing community service. We will showcase a variety of tools and resources that will help you save energy and reduce utility bills. There will be ideas for all residents whether you live in a single-family home, condo, townhouse, or apartment. Energy Masters volunteers will be on hand to explain energy-saving techniques and talk about their experiences working in the community.

To RSVP, please visit goo.gl/LFNpcK.

 


ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Adopt-a-Street

adopt-a-streetPlease also consider getting involved with the Adopt-a-Street program through which you can help to keep your community clean by supporting litter control on a section of an Arlington Street. Learn more about how you can Adopt-a-Street through Arlington County.