As a primary pillar, United Way is building healthier, more resilient communities by promoting healthy eating and physical activity, expanding access to quality health care and integrating health into early childhood development. What better place to host your meeting, training or networking event than the Mary M. Gates Learning Center in the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria. Covering two stories with more than 8,000 square feet of meeting space, the state-of-the-art learning facility is equipped with cutting-edge technology enabling the highest quality virtual and in-person meetings. The Center boasts a 150-seat auditorium with video conferencing capabilities, six river-view meeting rooms, including a computer lab, video broadcast rooms, lounges, a well-equipped business center and complimentary internet service. The flexible glass-lit lobby and outdoor patio overlooking the Potomac provide an extraordinary venue for your event. River. Maximum Capacity: Meeting 150; Reception 160; Seated 120.