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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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NOWCC Welcomes Jessica Huang as Payroll Specialist/Grants Analyst Assistant

NOWCC Welcomes Jessica Huang as Payroll Specialist/Grants Analyst Assistant

Jessica Huang joined NOWCC full-time in April 2018 as a Payroll & Grants Analyst Assistant. Her career began in consulting and software development, but later transitioned to accounting and administration. She has 15 years of payroll processing, accounting, and office management experience in the IT sector. Jessica has earned a Master of Professional Studies degree in Sustainable Urban Planning from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from...

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NOWCC Welcomes Stephanie Lee as Payroll Specialist

NOWCC Welcomes Stephanie Lee as Payroll Specialist

Stephanie began her career with NOWCC Payroll Department in February of 2017 as a Payroll Specialist.  She came to us from Arizona where she worked as a Payroll Specialist for a Dunkin’ Donut franchisee.  It was in Arizona where Stephanie earned her Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) and her Fundamental Payroll Certificate (FPC)...

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NOWCC Congratulates Reza Rafi on his new position as Office Manager

NOWCC Congratulates Reza Rafi on his new position as Office Manager

Reza has over 25+ years of senior level operational and financial leadership experience with nonprofits and accounting firms. He has a history of collaborating with diverse stakeholders, strong business acumen, staff development and leadership skills, specialization in auditing, regulatory compliance and a thorough understanding process improvement, internal controls, program management, customer service focus and a professional demeanor. Reza worked for the past sixteen years as a University Instructor for George Mason University and the...

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NOWCC Congratulates Aleth Alemor on her new position as Payroll Director

NOWCC Congratulates Aleth Alemor on her new position as Payroll Director

Aleth Almelor joined NOWCC in October 2010 as Payroll Specialist. In December 2017 she was promoted to the position of Payroll Director. Prior to working at NOWCC, she worked for an international logistics company as a payroll...

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