Tysons Partnership Receives 2018 Community Champion Award

TYSONS, VA — April 27, 2018 — Tysons Partnership was named today as the recipient of the 2018 Volunteer Fairfax Community Champions Award for the Fairfax County Providence District.

Providence District Supervisor Linda Smyth recognized Tysons Partnership for its leadership fostering collaboration between local businesses, government entities, residents and nonprofits to raise awareness and provide vital resources to community members in need.

2018 Community Champions Awards

Each year, the members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors have the honor of selecting a citizen volunteer within their District to be recognized with a Community Champions Award. This distinguished award recognizes volunteers who are committed to improving Fairfax County through dedicated service.

Established in 1993, the Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards serve as a community-wide celebration of volunteerism. The Awards honor individuals, groups and organizations that have given outstanding volunteer service through a broad range of activities and programs.

Over the last 26 years, Volunteer Fairfax has recognized more than 3,000 individuals for their commitment to the community. Our community is a better place because of volunteers. Honor your best supporters at Volunteer Fairfax’s annual county-wide volunteer recognition event, attended by more than 500 community members. Individuals and groups can be nominated in one of 14 competitive categories and four non-competitive categories. All nominees receive a complimentary invitation to the event.

This year’s event took place on Friday, April 27th at the Waterford in Springfield. See the list of award recipients here.

TYSONS PARTNERSHIP COMMUNITY RESPONSIBILITY COUNCIL

Building Community Through Partnerships | The Tysons Partnership’s Community Responsibility Council is a forum of engaged business, civic and government leaders committed to improving the lives of underserved populations within the Tysons community. The Community Responsibility Council (CRC) is the lead sponsor of the #TysonsCares Season of Giving campaign, which last Fall raised over $55,000 in total donations supporting food, shelter and clothing initiatives. Non-profit beneficiaries included Food for Others, Second Story, and The Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools.

A full list of CRC members can be found at www.tysonspartnership.org/TysonsCares.