The company’s Platinum Walker Sponsorship will help to benefit five area non-profits dedicated to eliminating the local homeless epidemic

Rockville, MD—Optimal Networks, Inc. announces its participation as a Platinum Walker Sponsor for the 3rd Annual Acacia Federal Savings Bank Rock & Stroll to End Homelessness. The event, a community service and fundraising event benefitting five Alexandria homeless service providers: ALIVE!, The Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless (AACH), Community Lodgings, New Hope Housing, and Wesley Housing, will be held at Cameron Run Regional Park on Saturday, September 28, 2013

This collaboration of nonprofits will allow the five beneficiaries to raise the funds necessary to further their missions to end homelessness in the DC metro and surrounding areas. Activities for the day include live music, a barbecue lunch, games, hula hooping, salsa dancing, zumba, a Community Walk, kids’ activities, and more.

“I have been involved with this organization for nine years and their mission is something I’m passionate about,” said Jeff Greenspan, Senior Consultant at Optimal Networks. “I know that Optimal has a history of philanthropic support and community involvement; I’m excited the company has added the Rock & Stroll to end homelessness to the list of causes they support.”

Optimal Networks supports various causes throughout the year, including research for juvenile diabetes, the mission to end domestic violence, several local food pantries, and the Susan G. Komen Workout for the Cure.

“I’m excited to add the Rock & Stroll to End Homelessness to the list of causes Optimal supports,” said Heinan Landa, Optimal Networks’ CEO. “It will be a fun day that will help these organizations fulfill their missions and accomplish some important goals.”

In addition to many local government officials, hundreds of area residents and organizations are expected to attend, and participate in, the event. Visit www.rockandstroll.net for additional information.

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About the Event Beneficiaries:

The Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. provides transitional housing and supportive services to homeless families and women in Arlington County and Alexandria (www.aachhomeless.org). ALIVE! (ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically) is an organization of volunteers from over 40 religious congregations and the community working together to help those in need in Alexandria (www.alive-inc.org). Community Lodgings gives disadvantaged local families access to homes they can afford, while also offering high-quality supportive services to families transitioning to self-sufficient lives (www.communitylodgings.org). New Hope Housing provides shelter and services to homeless families and individuals to help end the cycle of homelessness in Northern Virginia (www.newhopehousing.org). Wesley Housing develops, owns, operates, preserves, and maintains permanent and affordable rental housing with supportive services for low- and moderate-income families and individuals in Northern Virginia (www.wesleyhousing.org).

About Optimal Networks

Founded in 1991, Optimal Networks, Inc. provides comprehensive and strategic IT support, management and consulting services, including full or partial IT management outsourcing, back-up and disaster recovery, cloud computing, and business technology consulting services to law firms, associations, and small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). For more than two decades, Optimal has helped approximately 500 clients navigate the ever-increasing changes in technology to make sure their technology is “spotON” and supports their organization’s success. For more, www.optimalnetworks.com, 240-499-7900, or [email protected]

 

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