Entries by AHC Inc.

Volunteers Create Scholarship for AHC Students

Long-time (11 years!) volunteers Joanna Miller and Roger Brown have created a scholarship exclusively for AHC students in 2014. They presented the first-ever merit scholarship  to Sivia Campos, who has participated in AHC’s education programs since 2nd grade. Sivia is now attending the University of Mary Washington. The scholarship fund, which is managed by the […]

Affordable Housing for an Aging America

Every day, 10,000 Baby Boomers turn sixty five years old.  In Arlington, one in five residents will be 60 or older by 2020.  As the number of senior citizens grows, affordable living opportunities for older Americans are becoming an increasing need. AHC currently operates three apartment communities for senior citizens. All provide programs and staff […]

Creative Smart Growth Strategies

One of the biggest advantages of smart growth – housing built in walkable neighborhoods located near mass transit, grocery stores, and shops – is that it creates desirable communities and draws homebuyers. A National Association of Realtors survey found that more than half of respondents preferred a smart growth neighborhood to a suburban subdivision. But […]

AHC Named One of Best Places to Work

We are so proud … AHC has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia by the Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. AHC has also been recognized as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work for by Nonprofit Times for FOUR years in a row! One program that contributes to our […]