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September 2013

Buford Engineering Design Academy Offers Open House September 30

Thursday, September 26, 2013

In honor of an internationally groundbreaking engineering/education partnership, Charlottesville�s Buford Middle School will host an open house and ribbon-cutting for media and the community on …

Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia awarded grant

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia was awarded a grant by Rappahannock Electric Coop for teaching healthy relationships to young couples �using the national �Your …

Newcomers Club of Greater Charlottesville

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Newcomers Club of Greater Charlottesville welcomes all newcomers to the Charlottesville area, to come meet new friends and to take part in our many and …

Community To Celebrate Opening of New Crozet Library

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The community is invited to attend the official grand opening ceremony for the new Crozet Library to be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013�10:00 a.m. …

New Shows At The Jefferson Theater

Thursday, September 26, 2013

JUST ANNOUNCED WHAT: Sweetwater with Dave Sayre WHERE:�The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, October 26 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE:�$10 Advance / …

MichieHamlett Welcomes Jordan E. McKay

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Jordan E. McKay has joined MichieHamlett Attorneys at Law as an associate. McKay received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, …

Albemarle County�s Meriwether Lewis is Among National Award Winners for Excellence in Education

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School was today named a Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan. The National Blue Ribbon Schools program honors …

Move 2 Health in Albemarle Parks – Thursday Evening Tours of County Parks

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Move 2 Health with your family and friends this fall at an Albemarle County park!� Albemarle County is pleased to announce the Get Moving in …

The Challenge is Back!!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The B etter Business Challengeis a friendly points-based competition aimed at helping local businesses achieve greater efficiency and sustainability. At the heart of the program is …

Senior Center, Inc.’s Annual Yard Sale

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Senior Center’s annual October Yard Sale is here and everyone is sure to find that special piece they�ve been looking for!� It all kicks …

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Chamber Restaurants Featured At Gala To Benefit Charlottesville Scholarship Program

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Several Chamber member restaurants will be serving some of their�specialties at the Charlottesville Promise Gala on Saturday night, September 28th, at the Paramount Theatre. The …

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Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS Member James Dickerson Honored with Good Neighbor Award

Thursday, September 19, 2013

RE/MAX Assured Properties REALTOR� Recognized for 425 Volunteer Hours in Last 12 Months � � CAAR, the voice of real estate in the …

PVCC Registration Open For Classes Beginning in Sept. & Oct.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Registration is open for Piedmont Virginia Community College�s fall classes that begin Sept. 16 (12-week classes), Sept. 30 (10-week classes) and Oct. 23 (8-week classes). …

PCA Celebrates High School Talent in the Arts

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Eighteen arts students honored with Arthur C. Greene Rising Star Awards Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA) is proud to honor eighteen area high school juniors …

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

Thursday, September 19, 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 participates …

Senator Mark R. Warner is Honorary Chair of WALK TO END ALZHEIMER�S� In Central and Western Virginia

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The Alzheimer�s Association and Senator Mark R. Warner are encouraging Central and Western Virginia residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for …

Clark 5K Fun Run for Families to Buzz by Belmont on October 12

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Clark Elementary School invites area runners, walkers, and families to participate in its annual family-friendly fun run, the Buzz-by-Belmont 5K, on Saturday, October 12. Starting …

Albemarle County Citizen Fire Rescue Academy Kicks Off October 7; Registration Currently Underway

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Have you ever wondered how heavy firefighting gear really is? Try it on and see for yourself! Do you want to know why a fire …

Three CHS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Samantha C. Brown, Malloy T. Owen, and Shaarada R. Srivatsa were named National Merit Semifinalists today as part of the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship …

Albemarle County Registrar Releases Important Information Regarding November 5 General and Special Elections

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Absentee voting begins September 20; The deadline to register to vote is October 15 � A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, …

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TEDxCharlottesville at The Jefferson Theater

Thursday, September 19, 2013

TEDxCharlottesville Opens the Stage to members of the Charlottesville Community � On September 30th TEDxCharlottesville will host a free Open Mic Night at the Jefferson …

12th Annual All Terrain 5K Run and 2nd Annual Kids� Fun Run

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Please join us for this fun, family event on the Charlottesville Catholic School (CCS) campus on Saturday, September 28, 2013.� T-shirts, refreshments, and door prizes …

Gene Corrigan Golf Tournament with Special Guest Jay Bilas

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The 11th Annual Gene Corrigan Golf Tournament will take place on Columbus Day, Monday, October 14th at Glenmore Country Club.� Check-in, warm-up and photos with …

A Night with Jay Bilas

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Come to welcome ESPN Analyst, Jay Bilas, to Charlottesville on Sunday, October 13th from 7-9:00pm at Charlottesville Catholic School.� Meet Mr. Bilas and hear his …

Your Business is Invited to Host an Exhibit at the 7th Grade Career Expo

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Come Show Kids What It�s All About! Your Business is Invited to Host an Exhibit at the 7th Grade Career Expo October 22 and 23, …

FORWARD/ADELANTE Marketplace Focus: Argentina

Thursday, September 19, 2013

MARKETPLACE FOCUS: ARGENTINA October 29th, 2013 From 6 pm to 8:30 pm At the Glass House Winery & Conservatory FORWARD / ADELANTE returns with the …

Albemarle County School Board Supports Lawsuit to Overturn State Control and Operation of Local Schools

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The Albemarle County School Board has voted to support a lawsuit filed by the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) and the Norfolk City School Board …

Create Charlottesville Steering Committee Unanimously Approves Cultural Plan

Thursday, September 19, 2013

On September 13, 2013, the Create Charlottesville Steering Committee voted unanimously to approve the area�s first-ever cultural plan and recommended its adoption by the City …

Spaces Available In Scottsville Elementary Bright Stars Program

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Important Community Announcement Attention: Residents of Scottsville School District with four year old children � Spaces remain in the 2013-14 Bright Stars Classroom at Scottsville …

PVCC RECEIVES 2014 MILITARY FRIENDLY SCHOOLS� DESIGNATION

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Victory Media has named Piedmont Virginia Community College to the Military Friendly Schools� list for 2014. The list honors the top 20 percent of U.S. …

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First Annual Charlottesville Salvation Army Telethon

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The First Annual Charlottesville Salvation Army Telethon Presented by Better Living, Inc. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Live on Prime time TV 6:00-8:00 …

Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue Names Thomas LaBelle as New Division Chief of Volunteer Services

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue is pleased to announce that Thomas LaBelle has been named Division Chief of Volunteer Services. The announcement follows an …

Round 2 of the Better Business Challenge

Thursday, September 19, 2013

LEAP and Better World Betty along with community partners are excited to bring local businesses and non-profits round two of the Better Business Challenge! �The …

Virginia Film Festival To Present Tenth Anniversary of Adrenaline Film Project With Return of Lead Mentor and Co-Founder Jeff Wadlow

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Noted Filmmaker and Charlottesville Native Back To Lead Teams of Filmmakers As They Create, Write, Cast, Shoot, and Edit Short Films in Just …

Blue Ridge Home Builders Association (BRHBA) to Present 50th Annual Parade of Homes on October 5 and 6 and October 12 and 13

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Event Includes Free Tours and �Meet-The-Builder� Experiences Featuring 31 Ready-For-Market Local Homes Ranging From $200,000 to $1 Million � Neighborhoods of …

Senior Center 10th Annual Active Aging Fair

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Senior Center 10th Annual Active Aging Fair, Sept 27th, 12:30-4:30pm showcases more than 40 local businesses catering to the over 50s crowd. 1pm: Jackie Erskine …

Second Community Meeting On New Northside Library To Be Held September 12

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Members of the public are cordially invited to attend the second community meeting to discuss Albemarle County�s Northside Library project on Thursday, September, at 7:00 …

Charlottesville City Schools Receive Governor�s Grant for School Safety

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Charlottesville City Schools will receive $68,800 in grant funds designed to upgrade security at Virginia schools.� On September 3, Governor Bob McDonnell announced …

2013 Citizens Fire Rescue Academy

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Have you ever wondered how heavy that firefighting gear really is? Tryit on and see for yourself! Do you want to know why a fire …

8th Annual Kids’ Book Festival Hits Charlottesville Sept. 21

Thursday, September 5, 2013

WVPT to offer free family event at nTelos Wireless Pavilion � WVPT, the PBS station that serves Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley, …

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