Arlington Thrive Event: BBQ, Boots & Bingo

Published September 10, 2016
At The Shooshan Company, we like to help promote the Arlington area as well as upcoming events. In less than two weeks on Saturday, September 24, Arlington Thrive will host their BBQ, Boots & Bingo family picnic event at Columbus Club of Arlington. If you are not familiar with Arlington Thrive, they are a local non-profit that delivers same-day emergency funds to Arlington neighbors in crisis. The goal is for Arlingtonians “to be secure in their jobs, health, and homes and thrive in a caring community.” On their website, Thrive mentions working with the following organizations as their partners:
  • Arlington County Department of Human Services
  • Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH)
  • Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN)
  • Bridges to Independence (B2i ) Sullivan House
  • Doorways for Women and Children,
  • Northern Virginia Family Services
  • Offender Aid and Restoration (OAR)
  • Phoenix House
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Volunteers of American Resident Program Center


All proceeds from ticket sales will go to Arlington Thrive to support their mission of providing emergency funds for neighbors in need.

The event includes many activities such as:

  • A family picnic
  • Bingo games
  • Wall climbing
  • Moon bounces
  • Ice cream
  • Live performances
  • Music
  • A fire truck
  • Face painting

Tickets for the event can be found online here in advance or will also be available at the door. For more information on the event or Arlington Thrive, you may contact them through their website here.

The Shooshan Company is proud to help and sponsor events through organizations such as Arlington Thrive.