Tag: Heather Peeler

Letter to the Editor: Community foundation leaders welcome Amazon

To the editor: Below is our open letter to Amazon: Welcome to Northern Virginia. As the timeframe for your decision on HQ2 drew closer, those...

My View: Big opportunities for collaboration

By Heather Peeler Amazon’s announcement that it will establish a headquarters in Northern Virginia gives us much to celebrate. The promise of significant job growth...

My View: New Americans make big contributions

By Heather Peeler This summer, ACT for Alexandria engaged residents, donors and nonprofit leaders to understand their vision for Alexandria and the ways in which...

My View: What makes a community vibrant?

By Heather Peeler When we lift our voices, share our stories and speak out about what’s important to us, we can create change in our...

My View: The benefits of generosity

By Heather Peeler, President and CEO of ACT Do you remember the first time you donated to a cause that was important to you? My first...

ACT names new president and CEO

Local nonprofit ACT for Alexandria has named its new leader. Heather Peeler, who has a long track record in the nonprofit world, succeeds John Porter,...
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