Posts Tagged: charity

RIVA Staying Connected Networking & Charity Event

RIVA Solutions, Inc. (RIVA) invites you to Staying Connected at Chima in Tyson’s Corner on April 17, 2013. Mix and mingle with 150+ of your favorite government and industry partners at the Federal Contracting Networking and Charity Event of the season. When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 I 5:30-8:30 PM Where: Chima l Tyson’s Favorite Watering… Read more »

GovLoop Microlending Team on Kiva: 4 years of helping

Note: everything I discuss below is from me as a private individual, not representing anything connected to EPA, the federal government, or anyone else.) Have you heard of microfinancing? The basic idea is that by making very small loans to entrepreneurs (like $25) in developing areas, you help them help themselves and contribute to the… Read more »

Lending a helping hand: Operation Jump Start

Helping returning vets transition to new careers one suit at a time. Returning vets face a significantly higher unemployment rate than the rest of the country. One organization is trying to combat the problem head on. It’s called Operation Jump-Start VIII and their aim is to give returning vets suits and gift cards to prepare… Read more »

CFC Recognizes Its Heroes Within the Federal Government

Today, at the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) 2012 Campaign Kickoff, the organization recognized two outstanding public servants that have helped make the Campaign successful through their Hero Awards. The Award winners were Edward Gingold of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and Lieutenant Commander Michael Edwards of the U.S. Coast… Read more »

Feds Continuing with the Spirit of Charitable Giving – CFCNCA Kickoff

Amid recent scandals regarding inappropriate agency conference spending, this morning’s Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) Kickoff was striking. With neither mimes and commemorative coins – nor coffee and refreshments – the event was marked in its simplicity and clarity of purpose. The almost 600 campaign coordinators and volunteers, from across all… Read more »

Daily Dose: OPM Questions the Management of Funds in the CFCNCA (a Federal Charity Drive)

The Combined Federal Campaigns of the National Capital Area, a federal charity drive which raised over $64 million this past year, has had expenses questioned in an audit by the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) inspector general; the audit charged that about $1 million could have been put to better use. The audit noted that… Read more »

Liveblogging: Awards Presentations, CFC

Today, I had the privilege of attending the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFC) 2011 Finale and Awards Program so to liveblog for GovLoop. The event acknowledged the achievements of various government agencies in raising funds for charities. As a side note, I unfortunately did miss the reasoning for a couple of… Read more »

LiveBlogging: Lois A. Wellman, Guest Speaker, CFC

Today, I had the privilege of attending the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFC) 2011 Finale and Awards Program so to liveblog for GovLoop. The event acknowledged the achievements of various government agencies in raising funds for charities. Lois Wellman, Charity Beneficiary and employee at the US Fish and Wildlife Service, began… Read more »

Liveblogging: Dr. Brandon Haller, Opening Remarks, Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFC)

Today, I had the privilege of attending the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFC) 2011 Finale and Awards Program so to liveblog for GovLoop. The event acknowledged the achievements of various government agencies in raising funds for charities. In his opening remarks, Dr. Brandon Haller, the Local Federal Coordinating Committee Chairperson who… Read more »