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Thank You

Thank You

Thank you to all who were able to help NOWCC spread the word and reach our goal on #GivingTuesday. This was our second year participating and we very happy to say that we not only met our goal, but exceeded it. With these donations, we will be able to do more to further NOWCC’s mission and meet employers’ needs for competent workers by providing access to individuals age 55 and over, and to enhance...

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#Giving Tuesday

#Giving Tuesday

NOWCC provides jobs for seniors in 48 states and Washington, D.C. impacting the lives of 30,000 experienced workers and their families for over 21 years. NOWCC, a nonprofit headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is committed to creating and providing income security for seniors as they continue to contribute their years of skills and expertise in meaningful ways. NOWCC’s programs lead to results.  NOWCC’s experienced workers are engaged in jobs that protect the environment, conserve natural...

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9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

  NOWCC’s Western Field Office staff in Lakewood, Colorado, participated in a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. This is an annual event organized by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Participants complete nine laps up, down and around Red Rocks which roughly equals the steps NYC firefighters climbed in the twin towers on 9/11. The WFO staff found the experience incredibly moving. Click here to learn more about the National Fallen Firefighters...

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Feeding the Seniors

Feeding the Seniors

  “One in seven seniors live in poverty.” NOWCC Headquarters staff participated in the AARP Foundation’s Summer of Service Packing Meals for Seniors earlier this month. The goal was to pack over one million meals for seniors. Staff provided very positive feedback on this mission focused event. To read more about the events hosted by AARP, click here....

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Job Shadow

Job Shadow

NOWCC staff participated in a Job Shadow Day for the Leadership Arlington Youth Program students. Special thanks to NOWCC Staff and Leadership Arlington Students for making the program day successful. The Leadership Arlington Youth Program’s purpose is “to enhance leadership skills and awareness of the need for philanthropy, community service and civic participation in rising high school juniors and seniors.” This event truly makes a difference in the lives of students....

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Congratulations Linda Holiman on IOM Certification

Congratulations Linda Holiman on IOM Certification

Congratulations to Linda Holiman who recently completed an intensive four year Chamber of Commerce Foundation Leadership Program at the University of Wisconsin.  Linda now holds her IOM (Institute of Organizational Management) certification. Great job!!! The IOM is the “premier nonprofit professional development program for association, chamber, and nonprofit professionals fostering individual growth through interactive learning and...

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Feeding the Homeless

Feeding the Homeless

NOWCC Volunteered again this year in A-SPAN’s Bagged Meal Program for the homeless.  Staff bagged meals for 50 homeless people in Arlington, VA.  NOWCC is proud to be able to assist in this program. To read more about the work done by A-SPAN, click...

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NOWCC Welcomes Patti Finke as our ACES Recruiter Assistant

NOWCC Welcomes Patti Finke as our ACES Recruiter Assistant

Patti Finke began working at NOWC this summer on part-time basis before joining the staff full-time on September 1, 2018 as ACES Recruiter assistant for the Western Field Office. Prior to joining NOWCC, Patti retired with 40 years of service with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Farm Service Agency.  When Patti’s not working she enjoys all the outdoor activities in Colorado with her...

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Congratulations to Kathleen Branch on Leadership Arlington Graduation

Congratulations to Kathleen Branch on Leadership Arlington Graduation

Congratulations to Kathleen who graduated from the intensive nine month Leadership Arlington Signature Program last night. This premier leadership development program provides leaders in private, public and nonprofit sectors an opportunity for personal and professional growth.  The program is designed to enhance leadership skills and broaden leaders knowledge of the issues and opportunities facing Arlington...

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Take Your Kids to Work Day

Take Your Kids to Work Day

NOWCC participated in our 2nd annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day an enjoyable experience for the children based on their feedback. Kudos to the #1 NOWCC Team – Kathleen, Aleth, Reza & Yvonne for your hard work and dedication for planning and ensuring a successful event. A wonderful experience for everyone including job shadowing, learning about what we do at NOWCC, Forest Service visit with educational materials and badges, a Scavenger...

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