Monday, November 12, 2012

This is the last week and here are the final 5 businesses to thank for their support of the Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair!

Work Opportunities Unlimited: Founded in 1982, Work Opportunities Unlimited is a community-based employment service provider specializing in placing job seekers who experience barriers to employment. The company has grown from one person to a workforce of hundreds that serves thousands of adults and students annually.  In 2007, Work Opportunities Unlimited began providing job placement and supported employment services in Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Zipcar: Zipcar is the world's largest car sharing and car club service. It is an alternative to traditional car rental and car ownership. Car sharing seems like a simple enough idea, but there's a reason that Zipcar has become the leader for cars on demand. Zipcar is the industry's gold standard service, allowing members 24/7 access to thousands of cars around the globe. 

ArtSpring: ArtSpring is the Pyramid Atlantic Community Arts Store featuring the work of local artists from the Greater Washington, DC Area and was ranked in Washingtonian Magazine's Top 10 Gift Shops in the Washington area!  At Artspring you will find prints, books, jewelry, pottery and so much more.

Change Matters: ChangeMatters started in 1999, as a one-person shop, with a focus on strategic planning and fundraising services for charities and community-based organizations.  Since then, the portfolio has grown to include larger strategy, training, funding, and coaching projects for small businesses, government agencies, and philanthropy, requiring collaboration and “accordion staffing.”

School of Art & Design at Montgomery College: The School of Art + Design (SA+D) is an innovative transfer program at Montgomery College. The program offers a rigorous, highly structured, portfolio-intensive "art school" experience for college students majoring in studio art or graphic design and noncredit students seeking new or improved skills in fine and digital arts.

These are 5 of the businesses in Silver Spring that help make it the coolest place to work and play!  Thank you all for your support & see you at the Book Arts Fair!

Monday, November 5, 2012

Thank You For Your Support

Only a few weeks left and 4 more to thank for their support of the Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair!

The Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair is grateful for the support of businesses like these whose investments in the book arts fair will make possible a creative weekend for all.

Shepherds Table: Shepherd's Table is a nonprofit organization in downtown Silver Spring, supported by volunteers, religious organizations, government, businesses, foundations, and individual donors. Their mission is to provide help to people who are homeless or in need by providing basic services, including meals, social services, medical support, clothing, and other assistance in an effective and compassionate manner.

Statland & Katz: Statland & Katz , Ltd.offers their clients more than 36 years and two generations of insurance expertise, experience managing more than 6,000 insurance policies, experience in offering their clients insurance products and services from the nation’s best-known and most-respected insurers,  and a personal, client-focused philosophy that has earned them the business and the trust of thousands of business owners and managers, families, and individuals including Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

Urban Alarm: Urban Alarm was started in 2003 by Miles Fawcett, a lifetime resident of Northwest DC. He set out to create a different kind of security company -- one that is invested in the community and lives of the people in it. Urban Alarm employs the best systems and technologies, maintaining high standards for training and expertise and filling the gap between large multi-national and smaller, local companies.

Washington Property Company: Located in Bethesda, Maryland, Washington Property Company (WPC) is a full-service commercial and residential real estate firm offering diversified expertise in acquisition, land use, design, development, finance, leasing, construction and property management. Through a quality portfolio of services, WPC has become an award-winning company with commercial, residential, retail and mixed-use projects throughout the region.

These are just 4 of the businesses in Silver Spring that help make it the coolest place to work and play!

Thank you all for your support.