Category: Past programs

10/23/17 | Ghosts of Urban Renewal

10/23/17 | Ghosts of Urban Renewal

October 23, 2017 Half a century ago, entire blocks of King Street were demolished and replaced with modern buildings. What’s..

11/27/17 |  Ending Hunger in Alexandria

11/27/17 | Ending Hunger in Alexandria

November 27, 2017 Q&A Continued » Alexandria is rich town in so many ways. The median household income and home..

1/22/18  | The Disruptive Economy

1/22/18 | The Disruptive Economy

January 22, 2018 In the spirit of “disruption”, please note ONE TIME change in location to Alexandria Renew Enterprises, 1800..

2/26/18  | Telling the Freedman’s Story

2/26/18 | Telling the Freedman’s Story

February 26, 2018 Our February program focuses on Alexandria connections to Lives Bound Together, an exhibit at Mount Vernon which began in..

9/26/16 | Gambling on the Future – What Will Maryland’s Casino Mean for Alexandria?

9/26/16 | Gambling on the Future – What Will Maryland’s Casino Mean for Alexandria?

September 26, 2016 Will the MGM casino be good for Alexandria? What are the odds? Gambling on the Future:  What will..

10/24/16 | Small Area Plans – Are They Worth the Paper They Are Written On?

10/24/16 | Small Area Plans – Are They Worth the Paper They Are Written On?

October 24, 2016 What are the impacts of Small Area Plans? What would your Alexandria neighborhood be without one? City..

11/28/16 | Veterans in Alexandria – Talent Ready to Serve, Ready to Work, and Ready to Grow

11/28/16 | Veterans in Alexandria – Talent Ready to Serve, Ready to Work, and Ready to Grow

November 28, 2016 How do veterans fit into Alexandria? Who are they, what are they looking for, and how can..

1/23/17 | City Elections – Are We Getting It Right?

1/23/17 | City Elections – Are We Getting It Right?

January 23, 2017 Are local elections affected by national issues? Do we have a representative government? Agenda:Alexandria presents a discussion..

3/27/17 | Profit or Loss – Stories from Small Business Owners in Alexandria

3/27/17 | Profit or Loss – Stories from Small Business Owners in Alexandria

March 27, 2017 For aesthetic, nostalgic, and economic reasons, many in Alexandria became concerned about a year ago when several..

4/24/17 | Here Come the Scientists – How Will the New National Science Foundation Impact Alexandria?

4/24/17 | Here Come the Scientists – How Will the New National Science Foundation Impact Alexandria?

April 24, 2017 Photo courtesy: National Science Foundation The National Science Foundation (NSF) is coming to town.  What does the..