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2012

SOHO Announces First Spring Fundraiser

On April 21, the community of Alexandria, VA and the larger DC metro area are invited to join founders Linda Odell, Alice Merrill, and Amy Cable-Creed, along with their dedicated team of volunteer mentors and board of directors, to celebrate the SOHO butterflies and their accomplishments at their first Annual Spring Fundraiser. Browse a selection of unique items and experiences at the Silent Auction, enjoy a delicious meal and entertainment, and learn more about this best kept secret in Alexandria and how you can help the SOHO butterflies continue to flourish.

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AD2DC Selects SOHO for free marketing campaign!

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SOHO Awarded Strategic Planning Grant from ACT for Alexandria

ACT for Alexandria has just announced the recipients of its 2012 Capacity Building Grant Awards. Totaling almost $70,000, the grants will strengthen eight local nonprofit organizations serving children, youth and families in Alexandria. These grants invest in...

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2011

SOHO Featured in National Education Association Magazine

Soon after seventh-grader Martha Turcios learned that floorcloths were hand-painted canvas floor coverings made by women in Colonial times, she set out to make one of her own. Floorcloths are one of many art projects Martha has taken...

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Amy Cable Accepts Alexandria City Public School’s New Partner in Education Award for SOHO

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2010

SOHO Wins NAACP Community Service Award (photo of group with Congressman Moran)

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Alice Merrill and Linda Odell named Living Legends of Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Seven years ago, Alice Merrill and Linda Odell began "SOHO: A Space of Her Own," a partnership between The Art League of Alexandria and the City of Alexandria's Court Services Unit. Their vision, commitment and collaborative fundraising efforts created an alternative arts program that touches the lives of at-risk...

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