News

January 2014

Cathcart Group to break ground on Luxury Aparment Community

Friday, January 31, 2014

HARRISONBURG, VA � Rip Cathcart of the Cathcart Group, a Charlottesville based real estate developer, is pleased to announce that the company has begun …

3rd Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival Announces 2014 Dates and Initial Lineup

Friday, January 31, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (January 28, 2014) Tom Tom Founders Festival returns in 2014 as the gathering of the year for inventors, creatives, and entrepreneurs in the …

Timberlake Place Chosen for AIA Livable Communities Exhibit

Friday, January 31, 2014

JABA�s newest affordable senior housing selected as model of AIA�s 10 architectural principles for livable design Charlottesville, VA – JABA�s newest affordable housing for …

Blue Ridge Home Builders Association Announces New President, Officers and Directors for 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014

Charlottesville, VA – On�January�16, 2014�at the Old Metropolitan Hall on the Downtown Mall, BRHBA celebrated the Installation of its 2014�Board of Directors.� Troy Yancey, the …

Free Financial Aid Information for Any College at Super FAFSA Feb. 8

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � If you plan to attend a college this fall and need financial aid, come to the Super FAFSA event Saturday, Feb. 8, …

Reassessment Notices Mailed by January 31st

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Albemarle County is sending 2014 reassessment notices to taxpayers this week reflecting changes in property values resulting from the County�s recently completed annual reassessment. The …

The First EasyLiving Home Community in Virginia – Open house and press tour of Dunlora Forest development in Albemarle County

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

(CHARLOTTESVILLE)� EasyLiving Home, a nonprofit organization, certifies multiple homes in Dunlora Forest development — the state�s first residential development to make EasyLiving Home certification a …

Women United to Host Gender Equality Panel Discussion

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Despite the fact that women make up 50% of the workforce, the percentage of women in leadership roles and the salaries they earn have stagnated. …

Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Releases 2013 Earnings

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

LURAY, Va., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –�Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. (OTCQB: BRBS), parent company of Blue Ridge Bank, announced today its financial results for the …

3rd Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival Announces 2014 Dates and Initial Lineup

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Five Days of Free Music, Art, and Innovation in Charlottesville, VA, April 9th through 13th

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Construction Improvements to Swimming Dock and Bridge at Mint Springs Lake Begin This Week

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Albemarle County Parks is beginning our Swimming Dock and Bridge Capital Improvement Replacement Project at Mint Spring Park�s Upper Lake �Swimming Lake� this week. The …

PVCC Prepares More Than 1,500 Students Annually to Continue Their Education at Four-Year Schools

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � An important element of the mission of Piedmont Virginia Community College is to prepare students for baccalaureate study. After an analysis of …

WAHS Robotics Hosts “Kids Night Out” to Raise Funds for State Competition

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

WHAT:��� Kids Night Out with WAHS Robotics WHEN:��� Friday, February 14, 2014 (Valentine�s Day), 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. WHERE:�� Western Albemarle High School Cafeteria 5941 …

CYFS Family-Friendly Employer Award and Child Advoate Award

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Is Your Employer Family-Friendly? Do You Know a Child Advocate?Children, Youth & Family Services invites nominations for two annual awards to be …

9 New Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

WHAT:�The Fighting Jamesons St. Patrick�s Day Party with Moby & The Dicks WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Friday, March 14, 2014 � Doors 8:00 …

Car Wars the Return: Auto Event Supports the CASPCA

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

“All of us at CASPCA are thrilled to have been a part of Car Wars the Return, whose generous proceeds will help keep our …

Del Rosso Hired as CEO and Executive Vice President of Notus Sports and Event Managment Group

Monday, January 27, 2014

Notus Sports and Event Management Group has hired Kathy Artus Del Rosso as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. �Del Rosso was previously the …

Two CHS Alumni Featured on Grammy Award Show

Monday, January 27, 2014

Two alumni from Charlottesville High School — Amos Heller ’95 and Devin Malone ’98 — performed on last night’s Grammy Award show. Devin Malone ( http://devinmalone.com/) …

Albemarle County Receives $149,678 Farmland Preservation Grant

Monday, January 27, 2014

Albemarle County is one of eight localities awarded as part of the 2014 farmland preservation grant, Governor McAuliffe announced earlier this week. This grant is …

Winner’s of First Sustainability Innovation Pitch Night Announced

Friday, January 24, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia � Seven pitch-style presentations were heard by a standing-room only crowd of over 60 people Darden�s i.lab �pitch room� at the Batten Institute …

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Tourism Bureau Announces Spring 2014 Sponsorship Grant Program

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Charlottesville, VA� (January 23, 2014) � The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) today announced the Spring 2014 Tourism Sponsorship Program is now open, …

Charlottesville SOUP Announces Winter Meal and Application Deadline

Thursday, January 23, 2014

What: SOUP, a public dinner to provide a micro-grant for a creative project Where: The Jefferson Theater (110 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902) When: …

Jackson-Via Hosts International “House Day” on January 24

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On Friday, January 24, from 9-11:30am, students in grades 2-4 at Jackson-Via Elementary School will explore the cultures of places such as England, Ireland, Germany, …

Walmart Foundation Awards $75,000 Grant to JABA

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Funds from the Walmart Foundation State Giving program will help JABA ensure nutritious meals for local seniors in need. Charlottesville, VA (January 22, 2014) …

13 New Shows Announced at The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

JUST ANNOUNCED WHAT:�Operation Freeflow Benefit Concert � To Assist The West Virginia Chemical Spill Cleanup & Recovery ft. Morgan O�Kane, Jon Stickley Trio, Dane Alderson …

County Officials Release Additional Details, Clarifications Regarding Recent Fatal House Fire

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Albemarle County Fire Rescue officials are providing the following additional information and clarifications regarding a fatal fire that occurred in the early morning hours of …

Local Businesses Can Now Take Advantage of a New City Clean Energy Commercial Loan Program

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Local businesses can now take advantage of a new City of Charlottesville Clean Energy Commercial Loan Program to invest in renewable energy technologies and energy …

Seeing the city through unique eyes at The Bridge PAI

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Charlottesville, VA . . . . �Throughout February, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative is presenting an exhibition of photography the brings together two unique perspectives …

Crowd to Vote on Best Sustainability Innovation Idea Thursday

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia � Darden School of Business and the Better Business Challenge will host its first Sustainability Innovation Pitch Night and Social Hour …

FOUR CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE SEND MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF THE US29 CHARLOTTESVILLE WESTERN BYPASS TO GOVERNOR TERRY MCAULIFFE AND VIRGINIA TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY AUBREY LAYNE

Friday, January 17, 2014

(Charlottesville, Virginia � January 17)� Four regional Chambers of Commerce: the Charlottesville Regional Chamber, Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber, Lynchburg Regional Chamber and Roanoke Regional Chamber, have …

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Piedmont Council for the Arts Hosts Exhibit by Bus Lines Community Poetry at CitySpace

Friday, January 17, 2014

What: Bus Lines Community Poetry Exhibit When: Friday, February 7-February 26, 2014 Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902) January 16, 2014 (Charlottesville, …

UVA Survey: Majority Supports Western Bypass

Friday, January 17, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Jan. 17, 2014 A strong majority of Charlottesville-area residents thinks a U.S. Route 29 bypass around Charlottesville is needed, and a majority favors …

McConnell Named to Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Lawrence McConnell, publisher of The Daily Progress, has been named to the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame. He will be inducted in April with five …

Chamber’s Leadership Charlottesville Class of 2014 Completes First Semester

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Leadership Charlottesville Class of 2014 has completed its first semester of learning about the Greater Charlottesville community and is now working on their community …

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The Better Business Challenge and The Darden School of Business to host the Sustainability Innovation Pitch Night and Social Hour January 23rd

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Better Business Challenge and The Darden School of Business are hosting the Sustainability Innovation Pitch Night and Social Hour on January 23rd from 6-8 …

Storyware announces launch of The GRAMMYs Tumblr

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Charlottesville, VA- January 15, 2014� Storyware announced today that they have recently launched a redesign of the GRAMMYs Tumblr site: http://thegrammys.tumblr.com/. This new site goes live …

Chamber Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Hovey S. Dabney Award for Corporate Citizenship

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Presented at Chamber Annual Membership Business Luncheon - February 19th

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Roy Wheeler CEO Receives Local Award

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Roy Wheeler Realty Company CEO, Michael Guthrie received the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors’ Ethics in Action Award at their annual Breakfast held at The …

CAAR 2013 President Receives Recognition at Annual Breakfast

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Denise Ramey was recognized as the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors’ Sales Associate of the Year at the annual Breakfast held at the Boar’s Head …

MichieHamlett Names David Thomas as Partner

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia (January 14, 2014) MichieHamlett Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that David W. Thomas has become a partner in the firm. Mr. …

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Piedmont Housing Alliance Hires New Leader

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � The Board of Directors of Piedmont Housing Alliance (�PHA�) announces the hiring of Frank Grosch as the new Executive Director. Mr. Grosch, …

WCVE PBS To Air Daily 2014 Virginia General Assembly Updates With Revival of Capitol Events Program

Monday, January 13, 2014

Airs weeknights at 6:28 PM and 6:58 PM starting Monday, January 13th, 2014 on WCVE PBS Richmond & WHTJ PBS Charlottesville RICHMOND, VA � January …

Lenhart/Pettit Announces Merger of Lenhart Obenshain and Feil, Pettit & Williams

Monday, January 13, 2014

The merger of two regional law firms, Lenhart Obenshain, and Feil, Pettit & Williams occurred on January 1, 2014. The merger created the new law …

PVCC to Host Financial Aid Super FAFSA Event Feb. 8, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � On Saturday, Feb. 8, Piedmont Virginia Community College will host Super FAFSA from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on its campus at …

Chamber Business Academy@PVCC Features “Protecting Your Digital Identity” – January 21st at PVCC Stultz Center

Thursday, January 9, 2014

(Charlottesville, Virginia � January 9)� The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce �Chamber Business Academy @ PVCC,� features �Protecting Your Digital Identity,� a very instructive session …

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CharlottesvilleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo set for Feb. 16

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (January 2014) � The tenth annual CharlottesvilleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo is set for February 16, 2014, at the DoubleTree Hotel from …

Schilling Show To Host John Dewberry on Landmark Hotel

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Hotel owner responds to Charlottesville threats, updates hotel future Charlottesville, VA January 8, 2014 � John Dewberry, Chairman and CEO, Dewberry Capital Corporation, and owner …

Board Selects New Chair, Vice Chair

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The Board of Supervisors conducted its first meeting of 2014 and as part of their organizational activities they elected Jane Dittmar, representative from the Scottsville …

VHSL Announces Partnership with Subway Restaurants

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

VHSL Announces Partnership with Subway Restaurants Charlottesville, VA – The Virginia High School League (VHSL) is proud to announce a new multi-year partnership with Subway Restaurants …

Jeanne McCusker presents check to the Alzheimer’s Association

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Jeanne McCusker, President of the Home Instead Senior Care Charlottesville presented a $1,000 check to the Alzheimer’s Association on January 3, 2014.� The donation was …

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The Jefferson Theater & The Southern Cafe and Music Hall Announce 4 New Shows!

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

JUST ANNOUNCED WHAT:�No Scrubs 90�s Dance Party ft. DJs Will Eastman & Brian Billion WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, February 1, 2014 � Doors …

New GED Test and Comprehensive GED Program Launches Today

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

New GED Test and Comprehensive GED Program Launches Today PROGRAM HAS NEW COMPONENTS TO HELP MOVE ADULTS FROM DROPOUT TO JOBS AND COLLEGE …

Create Charlottesville/Albemarle: A Cultural Plan Launch

Monday, January 6, 2014

January 6, 2013 (Charlottesville, VA)� � To celebrate the public release of Create Charlottesville/Albemarle: A Cultural Plan, PCA will host a launch event on January …

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