News

July 2013

Supervisor Rodney Thomas to host town hall meeting for Belvedere Residents July 22

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Supervisor Rodney Thomas, along with County staff, welcomes residents of the Belvedere community to a town hall meeting on Monday, July 22, 2013 starting at …

Books Baskets Giveaway

Saturday, July 20, 2013

The CCS summer CLASS program has�an annual end-of-camp activity coming up.�Each year Book Baskets supplies books for our students to read during summer camp. �The …

PVCC Hosts Culinary Arts Program Information Session July 27

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Piedmont Virginia Community College is hosting an additional information session for its new Culinary Arts associate degree program Saturday, July 27, from 9:30-11 a.m. The …

Building Goodness Foundation Announces Two Volunteers of the Year

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Building Goodness Foundation (BGF), a construction industry-based nonprofit, is pleased to present the Skip Wootten Volunteer Service Award to two outstanding volunteer leaders, Dan Fagan …

CAAR Releases 2013 Second Quarter and Mid-Year Market Report

Thursday, July 18, 2013

CAAR publishes its regional report of home sales for April, May and June 2013 and highlights include: overall sales in Greater Charlottesville rise for the …

Candidate Qualification Deadline For Board of Supervisors Scottsville Seat Is August 16

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Albemarle County�s Department of Voter Registration and Elections is reminding residents about the upcoming candidate qualification deadline for the Special Election that will be held …

Two Biotech Start Ups Begin Operations at the UVA Research Park

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Albemarle County, the Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development, and the University of Virginia Foundation are pleased to announce the location of two new biotech …

The Man Who Sold The World at The Jefferson Theater

Thursday, July 18, 2013

WHAT: The Man Who Sold The World � A C-Ville Tribute To David Bowie ft. Astronomers, The Fire Tapes and Tom Dean & The Jean …

Blackberry Smoke at The Jefferson Theater

Thursday, July 18, 2013

WHAT: Blackberry Smoke WHERE:�The Jefferson Theater WHEN:�Thursday, October 3 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE:�$18 Advance / $20 Day Of Show ON …

VFF at The Old Met Series to Continue with Screening of Acclaimed New Film Somebudy Up There Likes Me on Tuesday, July 23

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Film Featuring �Parks and Recreation� Favorite Nick Offerman To Highlight Evening of Fine Local Foods From Harvest Moon Catering and Inspired Cocktails …

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Low-income consumers in CenturyLink service areas may qualify for telephone and high-speed Internet assistance programs

Thursday, July 18, 2013

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services. CenturyLink …

Kiwanis Club Awards $2,500 in Scholarships

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Five�Graduating High School Key Clubbers Honored The Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville recognized the accomplishments of�five graduating seniors from Key Clubs at local high schools …

Mondo Zombie Boogaloo at The Jefferson Theater

Thursday, July 18, 2013

WHAT: Mondo Zombie Boogaloo: Los Straitjackets,�Southern Culture On The Skids &�The Fleshtones WHERE:�The Jefferson Theater WHEN:�Wednesday, October 30 � Doors 6:30 PM, Show 7:30 PM …

New Chamber member, Jan Ferrigan of Waterwings E-communications LLC helps with cover design and publication of recently released book

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Avery Chenoweth, author of the locally popular Albemarle book, recently released�Radical Doubt, a fast-paced, gritty novel that recounts a fictitious summer of bad choices …

Application Deadline for the 4th Annual Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards July 31st

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The application deadline for the 4th annual Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards is July 31! As a leader in the region, we are writing to ask …

Informational & Networking Event July 25th

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Chamber of Commerce member Douglas Muir, co-owner and proprietor of Bella’s Restaurant on West Main Street, will be hosting an informational and networking event at …

Scouts leave for the National Jamboree

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

On July 15, 2013, 108 Scouts and 12 Adult Leaders of the Stonewall Jackson Area Council (SJAC) departed for the National Jamboree at the Summit …

Latest Draft of Albemarle County’s Comprehensive Plan Now Available, Public Comment on July 23

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Following a lengthy and thorough review process by the Planning Commission, including significant opportunities for public engagement, the latest draft of the Comprehensive Plan is …

2013 Virginia High School Hall of Fame Honorees Chosen

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

24th HOF Class features seven inductees Seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to high school athletic and activity programs have been …

Albemarle County Fire Rescue To Participate in a Statewide Study on Volunteer Recruitment and Sustainability

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Virginia Fire Chiefs Association (VFCA) announced that Albemarle County Fire Rescue has been selected as one of 14 departments in Virginia to participate in …

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Nine Albemarle County Public Schools Receive Shannon Foundation Grants

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Nine Albemarle County public schools have received $13,424 in innovation grants for classroom projects for the 2013-14 school year. The grants are from the Edgar …

County Releases 2013 Citizen Survey Results

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Overall Quality of Life Rankings Remain High Albemarle County is releasing results of its 2013 Citizen Survey which indicates that citizens continue to …

The EITC Coalition is seeking volunteers!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Thomas Jefferson Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition (EITC) seeks to support lower income working families and generate positive economic impact on our community. The …

Clifton Inn BBQ

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

July 15, 16, 22, 23, and 30 6 – 9 pm $45 for Adults $30 for Children We are having a BBQ and Pool …

James Halstead, Jr. joins The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Gaines Group, PLC is pleased to announce the addition of James Halstead, Jr. to our Charlottesville, VA design team. James brings 16 years of …

PVCC Hosts Information Sessions at Jefferson School Center

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Piedmont Virginia Community College is hosting information sessions for fall semester at its new Jefferson School Center, located at 233 Fourth St. NW, in downtown …

Top of the Hops Beer Fest September 14 at nTelos Wireless Pavillion

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

WHAT:�Top of the Hops WHERE:�nTelos Wireless Pavilion WHEN:�Saturday, September 14, 2013, 2:00pm VIP, 3:00pm General Admission TICKET PRICE:�$40.00 until September 1st, $45.00 until September 13th, …

Passion Pit September 29 at nTelos Wireless Pavillion

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

WHAT:�Passion Pit with The Joy Formidable WHERE:�nTelos Wireless Pavilion WHEN:�Sunday, September 29, 2013, 6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show TICKET PRICE:�$40.00 until September 1st, $45.00 until September …

Important Workforce Resources coming up!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

AT NO CHARGE / �SHINE Systems and Technologies will be partnering with the Virginia Values Veterans group to host a free training conference on August …

Michie Tavern Mile

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Are you the fastest person in Charlottesville? On Wednesday, July 24th Notus Sports is putting on the Michie Tavern Mile to find out who it …

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Charlottesville City Council Work Session July 11th

Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Charlottesville City Council will hold a work session, tonight, July 11th from 6:00-8:00 PM at CitySpace. The strategic action team (born out of last …

Virginia Employment Commission Regional Employers Conference

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Tuesday, 8/27/13, 7:30 AM-3:00 PM, The Boar’s Head Inn (200 Ednam Drive) The VEC is hosting a one-day conference that will give employers, HR professionals, …

PVCC Named Among Best Online Colleges In Nation

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Piedmont Virginia Community College was ranked among the best online universities and community colleges in the U.S. by AccreditedOnlineColleges.org, a premier resource on accredited colleges. PVCC …

Chefs In The Garden Dinner at Clifton – The Country Inn

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Monday, July 29th, 2013 $88 or $150 with wine pairings for 8 courses Join us for another amazing Chefs in the Garden Series featuring top chefs …

Hundreds of Habitat for Humanity volunteers to frame eight homes in 11 days

Thursday, July 11, 2013

This month, hundreds of volunteers from across the Greater Charlottesville community will join together with Habitat partner families to fully frame eight homes in 11 …

Piedmont CASA Welcomes New President Alicia Lenahan

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Piedmont CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Board Chair Dana Harris announced that Alicia Lenahan accepted the position of President of Piedmont CASA; she is the …

Kip Moore and Bill Callahan Coming To The Jefferson Theater

Thursday, July 11, 2013

WHAT: Kip Moore WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Thursday, September 19, 2013 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $20 Advance / $25 …

July 31st Application Deadline for the 4th annual Tayloe Murphy Reslience Awards

Thursday, July 11, 2013

We’re only three weeks away from the application deadline (31 July) for the 4th annual Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards! As a leader in the region, …

Albemarle County Public Schools Selected as Site for National Program to Promote Engineering and Design Skills in the Classroom

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Albemarle County is one of 20 locations around the country hosting an innovative new education program that has important implications for the future of the …

County Announces Expanded Fire Rescue Services Beginning July 1

Thursday, July 11, 2013

On July 1, Albemarle�s Fire Rescue System implemented two major new initiatives that will result in a higher level of public safety services for the …

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3 New Shows at The Jefferson

Thursday, July 11, 2013

WHAT:�Steve Earle & The Dukes with Special Guest The Mastersons WHERE:�The Jefferson Theater WHEN:�Wednesday, August 28�� Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE:�$33 Standing …

Claudia Dodson VHSL Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award Winners Announced

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Twenty-five high schools have been awarded the 2012-13 Claudia Dodson VHSL Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award which recognizes member schools that have established policies and …

Authentic Leadership Summit thanks Milli Joe’s

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Register for the Authentic Leadership Summit ( authenticleadershipsummit.com) between now and July 15, and be entered into a drawing to win a $65 gift certificate to …

PVCC enrollment in 2012-13 sets record for summer, fall semesters

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Piedmont Virginia Community College welcomed 7,876 students in credit classes during the 2012-13 academic year and set enrollment records for the summer and fall 2012 …

Son Volt Coming To The Jefferson Theater

Thursday, July 11, 2013

WHAT:�Son Volt WHERE:�The Jefferson Theater WHEN:�Tuesday, September 24 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE:�$20 Advance / $23 Day Of Show ON SALE:� Friday, …

Just Announced at the Jefferson Theater and on sale this week!

Thursday, July 11, 2013

JUST ANNOUNCED at the JEFFERSON THEATER and on sale this week! Steve Earle & The Dukes with Special Guest The Mastersons :: 08.28.13���ON SALE 07.12 …

MACAA Fundraiser

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

MACAA will be raising funds with Raising Cane’s. On July 31st from 5:00-8:00pm, mention MACAA & Raising Canes will donate 15% of their sales. Raising …

Jim Baber, Longtime Breadworks Manager, to Retire July 5

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Community celebration scheduled for 2:00 to 4:00 PM on July 5 WorkSource Enterprises today announced that James S. (Jim) …

U.Va. Survey: Many Area Voters Undecided on Gubernatorial Candidate

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

With less than 150 days remaining before Election Day, the Jefferson Area Community Survey, led by Thomas M. Guterbock, director of the University of Virginia …

New Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program Supports Innovative University Spin-offs

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

U.Va. Innovation has appointed its first entrepreneur-in-residence, expanding resources available to University of Virginia researchers wishing to commercialize their discoveries. Former Life Technologies Corp. and …

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PunchOut2Go, Recognized as a Global Procurement Leader

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

PunchOut2Go is featured in The Procurement Leaders Essential Guide 2013, a resource provided by Procurement Leaders Magazine. We made the cut! Look us …

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

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Feil, Pettit & Williams, PLC congratulates 2 attorneys of the firm

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

David H PettitMichael E Derdeyn Feil, Pettit & Williams, PLC congratulates 2 attorneys of the firm who were recently recognized as �Super Lawyers� for 2013 by …

Call for Applicants: Office Manager at Piedmont Council for the Arts

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

PCA�s Office Manager (20 hours/week) manages memberships, financial contributions, and the organizational FileMaker Pro database (tracking member, donor, and directories data), as well as other …

Albemarle County Public Schools Chief Operating Officer Leaving to Accept a Position with Henrico County Public Schools

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Josh Davis, the Chief Operating Officer for Albemarle County Public Schools, is leaving the division to accept a position as the Director of Pupil Transportation …

Marketing with Social Media – New Workshop Offered by Fluvanna County Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Are you a small business owner or solo-preneur who wants to get started with social media but isn’t really sure where to start? The Fluvanna …

Learning Resources for Music and World Languages Available for Public Review

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Learning resources for music and world languages, proposed for approval at the Albemarle County School Board�s June 27 meeting, will be on display …

Get Started At PVCC With Free Information Sessions

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Piedmont Virginia Community College will host SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) sessions in July and August for prospective students. These free information …

Que & Cruz 2013 – July 20th

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Summer Festival Hosted by Small Country Campground

Police, Fire Departments Issue Guidelines For Safe And Legal Fireworks

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, public safety officials are advising citizens on guidelines for the safe and legal sale and use of fireworks.� …

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WANTED: Volunteer Health Insurance Guides. Volunteers needed to help seniors make informed decisions during Medicare Part D open enrollment

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) at JABA is recruiting and training volunteers to assist local Medicare recipients during the annual Medicare Part …

Save the date: Wills for Seniors

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

On Thursday, September 26, JABA in partnership with the law firm of Williams Mullen will host Central Virginia Wills for Seniors. The day-long event is …

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