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Tonya McCreary
Director of Agency Communications
NVFS Announces 2009 Community Champion Award Winners at Upcoming Gala Event

Established in 1924, Northern Virginia Family Service is a private, non-profit community service organization dedicated to helping individuals and families find new paths to self-reliance and brighter futures. Each year, NVFS helps more than 20,000 people find affordable housing, counseling and child care; access low-cost medical and dental services; utilize foster and respite care; participate in job training; benefit from trauma recovery; and more. For more information, visit www.nvfs.org.

WHO: Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS),
Dr. JC Hayward and The Honorable Tom Davis presenting awards to Dr. Marian Houk and James & May Liang Lintott

WHAT: Road to Independence Gala 2009

WHEN: May 8, 2009. 6:30 pm Silent Auction and Registration, 7:30 pm Dinner, 8:30 pm Presentation and Community Champion Awards

WHERE: Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
McLean, VA

WHY: Each year, NVFS hosts its premier public event, the Road to Independence Gala, to celebrate the accomplishments of our community programs as well as recognize our contributors and raise critical support. This year’s event is especially supported by our lead sponsor, TD Bank, as well as valuable in-kind contributions from many corporate partners. Along with silent and live auctions, dinner and a short program, the night will include the bestowing of the Community Champion Awards. The awards will be presented by last year’s winners Dr. JC Hayward and The Honorable Tom Davis. This year’s winners are Dr. Marian Houk and James & May Liang Lintott.

Northern Virginia Family Service is the largest private, nonprofit human service organization in Northern Virginia. Each year, more than 34,000 individuals and families turn to NVFS to find housing and emergency services, early childhood programs, health & mental health services, workforce development programs, legal assistance, anti-hunger programs, and intervention & prevention programs. NVFS is an innovator of efficient and comprehensive service methods, and has been recognized nationally for its effectiveness in creating sustained financial and social independence for its clients.

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