Women’s Networking Group Clothing Drive
The Artlin Women’s Networking Group (WNG) sponsored a clothing drive to support Women Giving Back (WGB), a local organization based out of Sterling, Virginia. WGB supports women and children in crisis on a first step to stability by providing quality clothing at no cost, assisted by a caring and committed community (https://womengivingback.org/). A donation box was set up at Artlin headquarters where employees donated several clothing items as well as diapers and other items in need by the women WGB supports.
YPFP Program Management and Career Perspectives Workshop
The Artlin Community Service Committee Partnered with the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) to host a workshop on Program Management and Career Perspectives on April 22, 2021. With over 100 participants in the workshop and Q&A, this event was a major success. Artlin team members put together an engaging presentation on Program Management and included their perspectives on how to best develop yourself within each stage of your career including 0-5 years of experience, 5-10 years of experience, 10+ year perspective, as well as guidance for those transitioning from the military or government service to the private sector. Artlin looks forward to continuing our partnership with YPFP in the months and years ahead.
America’s VetDogs Freedom Run & Dog Walk Series
Artlin is a proud sponsor of the Freedom Run & Dog Walk series as part of our continued support of America’s VetDogs, an amazing organization that places service dogs for those with physical disabilities or post-traumatic stress disorder, guide dogs for those who are blind or have low vision, as well as facility dogs as part of the rehabilitation process in military and VA hospitals. In April 2021, the Artlin team and our family and friends participated in the Liberty Challenge Virtual 5K Run & Dog Walk, the first of three Virtual 5K’s being held by America’s VetDogs this year. We look forward to participating in the Independence Challenge in July and the Honor Challenge in November. For more information on this series, please visit https://www.vetdogs.org/AV/E_and_N/VetDogsEvents/vetdogs_race_series.aspx.
Virginia FBLA Virtual State Leadership Conference
Artlin proudly sponsored the 2021 Virginia Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Virtual State Leadership Conference. This two-week virtual conference allows FBLA members in high school to learn leadership skills through the competitive events program, motivational speakers, and skill building workshops. Artlin was the featured sponsor on the virtual conference app and mentioned during several conference virtual sessions. Artlin had the opportunity to interact with FBLA members, answering questions about the company while managing the virtual exhibitor booth and served as a guest judge for the Publication Design competitive event. Artlin looks forward to additional opportunities to partner with Virginia FBLA to help support and grow the leaders of the future.
Artlin put on our first ever Charity Poker Night on February 25th 2021 in support of our quest to feed 1,000 people through Capital Area Food Bank. During the month of February, Artlin collected “buy-ins” in the form of donations for the food bank. Our fundraising drive was a massive success! Artlin employees turned out and we shattered our goal and donated a total of 3,498 meals at 2 meals per dollar! Our employees participated our high stakes poker game with several others joining to watch the contest – fun was had by all!