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  • April 25, 2012 2:13 PM | Deleted user

    KEARNEY & COMPANY NAMED ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK BY The Washington Business Journal

    April 20, 2012 - Kearney & Company was recently named one of the Top 50 “Best Places to Work” in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Business Journal.  The Washington Business Journal is Greater Washington’s leading source of business news and information.

      

    The winners for 2012 will be ranked according to four categories: Small, Medium, Large Local, and Large Non-Local.  This award recognizes Kearney & Company’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions, and company culture.

    The Washington Business Journal will honor all of the companies and announce the rankings at an awards breakfast that will be held on June 1 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tyson’s Corner.  The top 50 companies will be published in the paper and online at www.WBJBestPlacestoWork.com.

     

     

    KEARNEY & COMPANY NAMED ONE OF THE BEST FOR VETS EMPLOYERS BY “MILITARY TIMES EDGE” MAGAZINE

    Alexandria, VA – April 19, 2012 – Kearney & Company was named one of the Best for Vets Employers by Military Times Edge for the third year in a row.  Military Times Edge is a supplemental magazine found in subscriber copies of Air Force Times, Army Times, Marine Corps Times, and Navy Times.  The publication is dedicated to showing the practical and positive actions that soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen can make to improve their lives and careers.  Results were based on:

    • Recruiting: Budget and personnel dedicated to military hiring, venues where jobs were marketed to veterans, percentage of new hires who were veterans
    • Reserve policies: Pay and benefits for activated reservists, policies to accommodate and support their deployments
    • Corporate culture: Representation of veterans in the work force and on the executive team, retention of veterans, programs for military spouses and dependents and involvement in military and veterans causes.

    The complete list of all the Best for Vets Employers can be viewed at www.militarytimesedge.com.

  • February 15, 2012 9:56 AM | Anonymous

      See the article at Politico.  Click here.

  • January 19, 2012 11:29 AM | Anonymous

    City Council to Hold Public Hearing on Waterfront Plan

    For Immediate Release: January 19, 2012

    The Alexandria City Council will hold a public hearing on the draft Waterfront Small Area Plan on Saturday, January 21, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in City Council Chambers, Room 2400 (2nd Floor) at Alexandria City Hall, 301 King St. The current version of the draft Plan incorporates recommendations from the Waterfront Plan Work Group and changes discussed by the City Council and the Planning Commission at a joint work session held on January 10, 2012.

    Individuals may sign up online prior to the public hearing or call the Office of the City Clerk and Clerk of Council at 703.746.4550. Presenters are requested to provide a copy of their text to the City Clerk and Clerk of Council. Presenters should be aware that the public hearing is expected to last until at least 4 p.m. Persons with disabilities who wish to request an accommodation for this public hearing should contract the Office of the City Clerk and Clerk of Council at 703.746.4550 (TTY/TDD 703.838.5056) prior to January 21, 2012, if possible.

    The public hearing will be broadcast live on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and on the City’s website at alexandriava.gov/Video. For more information about the City’s draft Waterfront Plan, visit alexandriava.gov/Waterfront.

  • January 04, 2012 11:33 AM | Anonymous
    Brown-bag lunch series
    January 5, 2012
    Noon to
    1:00 PM
    AEDP/SBDC Office
    Boardroom
    625 N. Washington Street
    Suite 400
    Alexandria, VA


    Everyone derives five benefits from working: financial remuneration, status, socialization, structure/time management and purpose/sense of usefulness. These benefits have become such an integral part of our lives that we have raised them to the level of needs. As a result, no matter what it is we do in life or whatever phase of life we are in, these five benefits must be met in order to feel balanced, whole, and successful.

    Attend our January Brown-bag Lunch and start the New Year with new resolutions that will help your business thrive! Carolyn Wilder, Principal of Great Transitions, LLC, will guide you through each of these five benefits/needs. You’ll learn practical tips so you can be assured that you are obtaining these benefits, whether you are starting a new business, growing a business or transitioning into the next phase of your life.

    Carolyn is a Certified Professional Coach, as well as a Certified Retirement Coach through Retirement Options and a member of the International Coach Federation.

  • January 04, 2012 11:26 AM | Anonymous

    The Alexandria City Council and the Planning Commission will hold a joint work session on Tuesday, January 10, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., to review recommendations from the Waterfront Plan Work Group and discuss possible changes to the City’s draft Waterfront Small Area Plan.

    The work session will be held at City Hall, 301 King St., in the second-floor City Council Chambers. It will be broadcast live on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and on the City’s website at alexandriava.gov/Video. For more information about the City’s draft Waterfront Plan, visit alexandriava.gov/Waterfront.

  • December 09, 2011 2:09 PM | Anonymous

    The next meeting of the Waterfront Plan Work Group will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, from 7:30 AM  – 12:00 Noon, in the City Council Work Room - 2410, City Hall, 301 King Street.  Please note the time of the meeting. The agenda for the meeting will be posted to the Work Group website prior to the meeting.  The public can also find other Work Group related material online at www.alexandriava.gov/WaterfrontWorkGroup.

    The Mayor-appointed Waterfront Plan Work Group was established pursuant to a City Council action to: (a) identify areas of consensus under the draft Waterfront Small Area Plan; and (b) to identify, categorize and narrow differences on concerns that residents have raised.  

    All meetings are open to the public.  Public comment is invited at the meetings and can also be submitted online through the website Comment Board.
  • December 06, 2011 11:48 AM | Anonymous

    The next meeting of the Waterfront Plan Work Group will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2011, from 7:30 AM  – 12:00 Noon in the City Council Work Room - 2410, City Hall, 301 King Street.  Please note the day and time of the meeting. The agenda for the meeting will be posted to the Work Group website prior to the meeting.  The public can also find other Work Group related material online at www.alexandriava.gov/WaterfrontWorkGroup.

  • November 28, 2011 10:08 AM | Anonymous

    Plan to join the Board and Members of the Northern Virginia Streetcar Coalition, and supporters of effective transit modes everywhere for a discussion of the prospects for transit-oriented development along Jefferson Davis corridor in Crystal City (Arlington) and Potomac Yard (Arlington and Alexandria).  Our speakers for the evening are all experts in urban communities focused on high-capacity transit connecting homes, jobs, and leisure activities.  Hear from:

    •§  Peter Katz, Arlington's new Director of Planning, Department of Community Planning, Housing, and Development

    •§  Jeff Farner, Deputy Director, Alexandria Department of Planning and Zoning

    •§  Sarah Kline, Policy Director, Reconnecting America

    The meeting is being held at Pulte's Visitor Center at Potomac Yard (2400 Main Line Boulevard, Alexandria), from 7 to 9 pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2011.  There is no charge to attend the meeting. 

  • November 28, 2011 9:33 AM | Anonymous

    Next Meeting of the Waterfront Plan Work Group on November 30

    The next meeting of the Waterfront Plan Work Group will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, from 8:00 – 11:00 AM in the City Council Work Room - 2410, City Hall, 301 King Street.  Please note the Work Group will not meet the during week of the Thanksgiving holiday.   The agenda for the November 30 meeting will be posted to the Work Group website prior to the meeting.  The public can also find other Work Group related materials online at www.alexandriava.gov/WaterfrontWorkGroup.

    The Mayor-appointed Waterfront Plan Work Group was established pursuant to a City Council action to: (a) identify areas of consensus under the draft Waterfront Small Area Plan; and (b) to identify, categorize and narrow differences on concerns that residents have raised.  The Work Group is anticipated to report back to the City Council this fall.

  • November 01, 2011 1:47 PM | Anonymous

    The next meeting of the Waterfront Plan Work Group will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the City Council Work Room - 2410, City Hall, 301 King Street. The agenda will be posted to the Work Group website prior to the meeting.  The public can also find other Work Group related material on the website at www.alexandriava.gov/WaterfrontWorkGroup.


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