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BOWA Spring Cleanup at Lift Me Up!

  
  
  
  
  

Lift Me Up! Dumpster DayJoin BOWA and Lift Me Up! on Saturday, April 18th to get a jump start on your spring! As the weather warms up it is the perfect time to clean out the garage, basement or your closets.  Let BOWA assist you with the disposal of your unwanted clutter.

Lift Me Up!

Volunteers will also be available to help you unload! Cash donations are gladly accepted and all proceeds will benefit the "Good fences make good neighbors campaign" as part of a comprehensive initiative to replace all the fences on the farm. Click here to learn more about therapeutic riding, volunteer and other ways you can support Lift Me Up!MetroAid

MetroAid will be on hand to facilitate donations of gently used clothing.  For more information on how these donations directly benefit Lift Me Up! click here.  Receipts will be provided for all donations.

Date:  Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
:  4:00 - 6:00 pm
Where:  Lift Me Up! - 9700 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066
What:  Gently  used clothing for donation; broken & oversized items, junk, etc. to discard. Please note:  no electronics, paint or hazardarous materials will be accepted.

For more information call George Hodges-Fulton at 703-873-8002.

George Hodges-FultonGuest Blog by
George Hodges-Fulton
Principal
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Coming soon to McLean - Home Cleanup Day!

  
  
  
  
  

BOWA Home Cleanup DayAs a thank you to the community in which we are working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in McLean on Thursday, April 9th.  Let us help you get a jump start on your spring cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter!

On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items.

Date:  Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where:  7000 Benjamin Street, McLean, VA 22101
What:  Broken & oversized items, junk, etc., but no electronics, paint or hazardous materials
For more information:  Call Patricia Tetro at 703-873-9106.

Patricia Tetro
Guest Blog by
Patricia Tetro
Principal, BOWA
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BOWA, HomeAid Complete Townhome Renovation for Cornerstones

  
  
  
  
  

Article Courtesy of HomeAid Northern VirginiaHomeAid Northern Virginia

BOWA Donates Remodel for HomeAidHomeAid Northern Virginia and BOWA put the finishing touches on a $62,000 project for Cornerstones in January, allowing a single mom and her two young children to move out of a shelter and into an updated and beautiful home. BOWA, a three-time Builder Captain, and its 14 trade partners donated 91 percent of their labor and materials.

The renovations included: new flooring and carpet throughout; interior paint; new fixtures in a powder room and a completely renovated full bathroom; new granite countertops and new kitchen appliances; updated kitchen cabinetry; upgraded electrical components; and power-washing outside.

John Murray, vice president of production with BOWA, said of the experience, “Working with HomeAid is always a great way to give back, and since renovating and improving homes is our expertise, it feels good to do projects like this with our suppliers and trade partners. We loved working with Cornerstones to make a great home for a family.”

BOWA, three-time charitable build captain, donates to HomeAid, “The investment in the property is invaluable,” said Nicole de Lima Morris, senior asset manager for Housing and Community Development for Cornerstones. “Our housing stock is aging, and having significant, donated work like this allows us to save reserves and put additional funds into social service programs for the family.”

“The savings from previous HomeAid projects even allowed us to roll out our new HOUSE [Housing OpportUnities Strengthen Everyone] Resident Incentive Program, which this mom is enrolled in,” she added. “It will allow her to receive monetary incentives—which we put into trust savings accounts—for good housekeeping, timely rent payments, completing financial education trainings and other milestone achievements. She’ll see a financial mentor and attend financial classes every month, too.” 

“It’s hard to put into words how much HomeAid and its partners can help, but seeing this family in a beautiful home that was renovated thanks to HomeAid, and benefitting from a program we were able to start thanks to HomeAid, is just huge,” she said.

Thanks to Builder Captain BOWA and to all of the following trade partners for completing the Cornerstones project!

Artisan Floors
Cameron Plumbing
Davenport Insulation
Dominion Electric
Ductz
Ferguson Enterprises
General Cleaning

GLB Tile and Marble
Granite Source
Manhattan Production
Master Electrical
Maytag
Paintworx
TW Perry

Coming Soon to Bethesda - Home Cleanup Day

  
  
  
  
  

BOWA Home Cleanup DayAs a thank you to the community in which we are currently working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in Bethesda on Tuesday, March 10th.  Let the BOWA Team assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter!

On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items.

Date:  Tuesday, March 10, 2014
Time:  8:00 am - 10:00 am
Where:  5111 Cammack Drive, Bethesda, MD
What:  Broken & oversized items, junk, etc., but no electronics, paint or hazardous materials will be accepted

For more information call Adam Wertheimer at 703-873-8008.

Adam WertheimerGuest Blog by
Adam Wertheimer
Project Leader
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Coming to Great Falls - Holiday Home Cleanup Day!

  
  
  
  
  

hhcd blog artAs a thank you to the communities in which we have worked, I would like to invite you to take advantage of BOWA's upcoming Holiday Home Cleanup Day in Great Falls.  Start a fresh new year by letting us assist in disposing of your post-holiday debris and unwanted clutter!

On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items.

Date:  Saturday, January 3, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where:  9902 Deerfield Pond Drive, Great Falls, VA 22066
What:  Dispose of wrappings, trees, boxes and other debris - No electronics, paint or hazardous materials will be accepted.

For more information call George Hodges-Fulton at 703-873-8002.

George Hodges-FultonGuest Blog by
George Hodges-Fulton
Principal
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Coming Soon to Great Falls - Home Cleanup Days

  
  
  
  
  

BOWA Home Cleanup DayAs a thank you to the communities in which we work, I would like to invite you to take advantage of one of BOWA's upcoming Home Cleanup Days in Great Falls.  Let us assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter!

On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items**.

Simply pick the date and location that is convenient for you!

Date:  Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where:  9696 Mill Ridge Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066

Date:  Saturday, January 3, 2015
Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where:  9902 Deerfield Pond Drive, Great Falls, VA 22066

**Feel free to bring your broken & oversized items, junk, etc., but no electronics, paint or hazardous materials will be accepted.

For more information call George Hodges-Fulton at 703-873-8002.

George Hodges-FultonGuest Blog by
George Hodges-Fulton
Principal
Learn more about George Hodges-Fulton

 

Coming Soon to Bethesda - Home Cleanup Day

  
  
  
  
  

BOWA Home Cleanup DayAs a thank you to the community in which we are currently working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in Bethesda on Tuesday, November 4th.  Let the BOWA Team assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter!

On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items.

Date:  Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Time:  8:00 am - 10:00 am
Where:  7109 Heathwood Court, Bethesda, MD
What:  Broken & oversized items, junk, etc., but no electronics, paint or hazardous materials will be accepted

For more information call Adam Wertheimer at 703-873-8008.

Adam WertheimerGuest Blog by
Adam Wertheimer
Project Leader
Learn more about Adam Wertheimer

 

Coming in October - BOWA Dumpster Day at Lift Me Up!

  
  
  
  
  

BOWA - Lift Me Up!Join BOWA and Lift Me Up! for a  Dumpster Day community cleanup and open barn day on Saturday, October 4th! Now that school has started, it is the perfect time to clean out the garage, basement or your closets.  Let BOWA assist you with the disposal of your unwanted clutter.

Lift Me Up!Volunteers will also be available to offer tours of the barn and grounds! Cash donations are gladly accepted and all proceeds will benefit the "Good fences make good neighbors campaign" as part of a comprehensive initiative to replace all the fences on the farm. Click here to learn more about therapeutic riding, volunteer and support the upcoming Derby Party Gala.MetroAid

MetroAid will be on hand to facilitate donations of gently used clothing.  For more information on how these donations directly benefit Lift Me Up! click here.  Receipts will be provided for all donations.

Date:  Saturday, October 4, 2014
Time
:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where:  Lift Me Up! - 9700 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066
What:  Gently  used clothing for donation; broken & oversized items, junk, etc. to discard. Please note:  no electronics, paint or hazardarous materials will be accepted.

For more information call George Hodges-Fulton at 703-873-8002.

George Hodges-FultonGuest Blog by
George Hodges-Fulton
Principal
Learn more about George Hodges-Fulton

 

BOWA Sponsors 2nd Annual Cars for the Cure in Great Falls, VA

  
  
  
  
  

BOWA is proud to be a sponsor for the Cars for the Cure - 2nd Annual Drive to End Diabetes, an exotic and classic cars, trucks and motorcycles show.  The event occurs on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Brx American Bistro in Great Falls, VA.

George Hodges-Fulton, BOWA Principal and car enthusiast, has once again entered his classic 1965 Ford Mustang and will be on hand to enjoy what is expected to be a day of family, fun and fundraising to support the fight against diabetes. Last year's event raised over $31,000 for Type 1 Diabetes research!

Hodges-Fulton Family

The Hodges-Fulton family and their classic ride

What is Cars for the Cure? (From the Cars for the Cure Website)

Cars for the Cure VA – The Drive to End Diabetes was created to provide an annual community event to raise awareness of Type 1 Diabetes and to help raise funds so that JDRF and organizations like it can continue to lead the way in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and ultimately curing diabetes. All of the proceeds from the 2014 Cars for the Cure will benefit JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).  For more information about the event or to make a donation, click the photo below to visit the Cars for the Cure website.

2014 Cars for the Cure

 

BOWA Sponsors 21st Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta in Alexandria, VA

  
  
  
  
  

Once again this year, BOWA is proud to be a local sponsor for the 21st Annual Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta in Alexandria, VA. The event occurs on September 6th, 2014 on the Potomac River within site of the Washington DC monuments.

Jim Little, BOWA's Chief Knowledge Officer, will be fundraising and racing aboard the sailboat "Paradiso" for the fifth year in a row.  Over the past four years Team Paradiso has raised over $30,000 in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in what is always a fun and meaningful event that raises awareness and money in the fight against cancer. 

The proceeds from the 2014 Leukemia Cup help advance The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission: cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. BOWA is proud to be a Skipper Sponsor of this year's regatta. 

The Paradiso Crew pictured here from last year's race.

2013 Team Paradiso

This year's team includes David & Melody Robinson, Judy Diamond, John Leary and Jim Little.

If you are interested in more information or to make a donation, go to the "Paradiso" Leukemia Cup website for this event.

What is The Leukemia Cup Regatta? (From The Leukemia & Lymphoma Website)

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Leukemia Cup Regatta is a thrilling series of sailing events that combines the joy of boating with the important task of raising money to cure cancer. Since its inception, The Leukemia Cup Regatta has raised millions of dollars for lifesaving research and patient services, bringing help and hope to patients and their families.

At events held at yacht clubs across North America, skippers register their boats and recruit friends and colleagues to help crew and to raise funds. Crew members seek donations from friends, family, co-workers and employers to sponsor their boat. National and local event sponsors also support Regatta.

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