News

February 2014

PVCC Board to Meet March 5th

Friday, February 28, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � The public is invited to attend the meeting of the Piedmont Virginia Community College Board on Wednesday, March 5, at 3 p.m. …

CATEC in partnership with ADA will provide free dental care for hundreds of local children during �Give Kids a Smile Day� event at Clark Elementary

Thursday, February 27, 2014

WHO:An estimated 200 children from Clark Elementary School in grades K � 4 Volunteers include: 13 high school CATEC Dental Assisting students …

8 New Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Thursday, February 27, 2014

WHAT:�Kap SlapWHERE: The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Saturday, March 22, 2014 � Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PMTICKET PRICE: $17 Advance / $20 Day Of ShowON …

Albemarle High School’s Award-Winning Play on Stage Friday, February 28th

Thursday, February 27, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � For the fourth time in 10 years, Albemarle High School’s drama department has qualified for the prestigious Southeastern Theater Conference, held …

County Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing March 12

Thursday, February 27, 2014

A public hearing on updates to the County�s Comprehensive Plan is scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The date is rescheduled from February 12, when …

WVPT Announces Lucky Winners of London, Cancun Trips

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Funds raised in sweepstakes for Virginia residents to support educational public television programming

Blue Ridge PACE Opening March 1, 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

1335 Carlton Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902 (434) 529-1300 The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is a federally sanctioned coordinated care …

Alzheimer’s Association Staff Recognized at National Leadership Summit

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

(Charlottesville, VA) February 26, 2014 � Four staff members from the Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Virginia chapter were invited to speak at the National …

Business Trash Talk This Thursday

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia � �“Trim Your Waste” is the fourth in a series of free�Lunch�n’ Learns brought to the business community by the Better Business Challenge, …

The Ghana Association of Charlottesville presents: Investment in Ghana: The Emerging New Market of Africa

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A Forum On Transacting Business in Ghana

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Charlottesville City Schools Announces Youth Art Month Events and Other Programs for March

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Please add the following to your community calendars as appropriate. March is Youth Art Month, and Charlottesville City Schools showcases its� students accomplishments in the …

R.E. Lee Celebrates 75 Years Serving the Community

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The First in a Series: �Then and Now – Family Building Community� Charlottesville, VA, (February 21, 2014) – R. E. Lee & Son, Inc. celebrates …

Marcus Hill named CenturyLink General Manager for Virginia

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

CenturyLink places key management leader in local market to enhance customer service and community involvement

February 19 Executive Committee Meeting Highlights

Monday, February 24, 2014

Below is a link to a summary of highlights taken at the February 19 Executive Committee meeting. �Please share this information with your region and …

Albemarle�s Spelling Bee Champion Is a Repeat Winner

Monday, February 24, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � The word was �aventurine,� which describes translucent quartz spangled throughout with scales of mica or another mineral. It may not mean …

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

Monday, February 24, 2014

Presented by Mercedes-Benz of Brown Auto APRIL 10 -12 CHARLOTTESVILLE Three Days of Celebrating the Best of Central Virginia Wines …

The Stars will be Bright on March 1 at Western Albemarle High School

Monday, February 24, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Cavalcade of Stars was one of the most popular TV shows in the nation more than 50 years ago, and this …

Board to Receive FY 2015 Recommended Budget, Public Hearing Scheduled

Friday, February 21, 2014

On Friday, February 20, 2014, The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will hold a meeting to receive the County Executive�s FY 2014-2015 recommended budget. The …

Launch your WordPress Website in One Day!

Friday, February 21, 2014

Take an introductory WordPress class at Champion Adult Learning Academy, or CALA, and learn how to create and maintain your own WordPress website. This …

VHSL Announces 2013 Group 1A All-State Football Team

Friday, February 21, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � The Virginia High School League 2013 Group 1A� All-State football team has been selected. Thirty (30) players were chosen to the all-state …

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2014 Winter Championships to Stream Live on the NFHS Network

Friday, February 21, 2014

WHO: Virginia High School League WHAT: Live coverage of VHSL Gymnastics, Wrestling and Swimming Championships. WHEN: Championships � Friday and Saturday, …

An Evening to Benefit the C’ville Central Road Trip at C’ville Coffee, March 2nd

Friday, February 21, 2014

You are invited to an evening of music and comedy on Sunday, March 2 at 6 pm, with John D’earth and friends, to benefit the …

A Pop Culture Classic Comes to Western Albemarle High School

Friday, February 21, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Headlined by one of the most unforgettable title songs 30 years after its cinematic debut, Footloose will be energizing the Western …

PCA Presents “Youth Art Month” with Albemarle County Public Schools

Friday, February 21, 2014

What: �Youth Art Month� Exhibit & First Fridays Opening Reception When: First Fridays, March 7, 5:30-7:00pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 …

CHS to Host Science Olympiad for 1,000 Students on Saturday, February 22

Friday, February 21, 2014

Charlottesville High School, home to the accomplished science club BACON (Best All-Around Club of Nerds), will host a regional Science Olympiad event on Saturday, February …

Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority Board of Directors Meeting Agenda

Friday, February 21, 2014

DATE:����������������������� February 25, 2014 LOCATION:������������� Conference Room, Administration Building 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA TIME:������������ ����������� 2:15 p.m. …

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation Seeks to Initiate a National Contract Management Association chapter in Charlottesville

Friday, February 21, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (Maritime Systems) is interested in �starting an National Contract Management Association (NCMA) chapter in Charlottesville. NCMA is the world�s leading professional …

Employers Invited to Recruit at 30th Annual PVCC Job Fair

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � There is still time for local employers to participate in Piedmont Virginia Community College�s 30th Annual Job Fair scheduled for Wednesday, March …

9 New Shows Announced at The Jefferson & Southern!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

WHAT:�Eddie Money WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Thursday, March 13, 2014 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $25 Advance / $27 …

Jefferson- Madison Regional Library: The Big Read: “True Grit” by Charles Portis

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library invites all readers to participate in an exciting program that will be held during March 2014. JMRL is partnering with the National …

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Lowe’s Announces On-site Job Fair – Feb. 20, 2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014 3:00pm � 7:00pm (On site interviews given) Seasonal/Full time/Part time Positions available Apply On-line at www.lowes.com/careers Assessment required after applying � Lowe�s wants you on our team!! …

Launch your WordPress Website in One Day – Champion Tutoring

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

� Take an introductory WordPress class at Champion Tutoring�s CALA: Champion Adult Learning Academy, and learn how to create and maintain your own WordPress website. …

Nickel Creek Embarks on First US Tour Since 2007 in Celebration of Band’s 25th Anniversary with special guest Secret Sisters

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH nTELOS WIRELESS PAVILION Tickets on sale Friday, February 21 at 10am at thenteloswirelesspavilion.com CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (FEBRUARY …

How taking “The Village Approach” Lights Up A Nelson County Neighborhood

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

BRI & The NCBA team up to makehigh-speed Internet more affordable In 2010 The Nelson County Broadband Authority won a grant to …

Albemarle County Firefighters and Sparky the Dog Want to Teach You How to Be a Fire Hero

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Fire Safety Event March 1

Piedmont Council for the Arts Hosts Art Exhibit at WVTF Radio IQ Studio & Gallery in partnership with New City Arts Initiative

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

February 18, 2014 (Charlottesville, VA) � Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA) is proud to announce “Feast,” an exhibit of food-related artwork at WVTF Radio …

CATEC in partnership with ADA will provide free dental care for hundreds of local children during �Give Kids a Smile Day� event at Clark Elementary

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

WHO:An estimated 200 children from Clark Elementary School in grades K � 4 Volunteers include: 13 high school CATEC Dental …

Westhaven Health Fair

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Westhaven Clinic, UVa medical students and JABA partner to offer day of health screenings, prizes and fun in honor of Black History Month

The Bridge PAI to Host Artist Simon Draper and Habitat for Artists as Part of New Public Artists Residency Program

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Bridge PAI is hosting artist Simon Draper and Habitat for Artists as a part of its new Public Artists residency program. Habitat for Artists is …

Virginia National Bankshares Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Earnings Results

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center to Host its First Heritage Center at the Edge Symposium

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

(Charlottesville�February 14, 2014) From March 28-29, the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center will host its first Heritage Center at the Edge Symposium series entitled …

US29 Bypass Saves Future Commuters Over 20 Minutes

Monday, February 17, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � In responding to a Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by The Free Enterprise Forum, The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) released …

WVPT, Paramount Theater to Host Season 4 Finale of “Downton Abbey”

Monday, February 17, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.�WVPT Public Television and The Paramount Theater are partnering once again to host the season four finale of �Downton Abbey��free and open to the public�Sunday, …

Blue Ridge PACE Center in Charlottesville Now Enrolling Participants

Monday, February 17, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. � Virginia�s newest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) � the Blue Ridge PACE Center � received its government approval to …

Advanced Network Systems Receives Meru’s North American Solutions Partner of the Year Award

Monday, February 17, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, February 12, 2014 � Advanced Network Systems, Inc., a leading provider of information technology products and services, today announced that it has been …

Center for Nonprofit Excellence Launches 5th Annual Board Development Academy

Monday, February 17, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (February 20, 2014) � Thursday marks the launch of the 5th annual Center for Nonprofit Excellence�s (CNE) Board Development Academy. The Academy is the region�s …

The Better Business Challenge Lunch n’ Learn “Trim Your Waste”

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Better Business Challenge is hosting Lunch n� Learn��TRIM YOUR WASTE��on�Thursday,�February 27, 11-1pm at Cityspace.� Discover the economic and environmental advantages of reducing your waste …

VHSL Announces 2013 Group 6A All-State Football Team

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � The Virginia High School League 2013 Group 6A� All-State football teams has been selected. Group 1A will be announced at a later …

6 New Shows Announced at the Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

WHAT:�HitKicker 99.7 Presents Tyler FarrWHERE: The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Saturday, March 29, 2014 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PMTICKET PRICE: $18 Advance / $20 …

Public Hearing on Route 29 Wester Bypass Announced

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to take public comment regarding the proposed Route 29�Western Bypass on Wednesday, February 19, …

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TEDxCharlottesville Announces TEDxLIVE Tuesday, March 18

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

(February 12, 2014 – Charlottesville, VA) � On the heels of the wildly successful 2013 sold out TEDxCharlottesville event at the Paramount Theater, Starr Hill …

PVCC Announces Application Deadlines for Scholarships

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � The Piedmont Virginia Community College Educational Foundation is seeking applicants for scholarships to be awarded for study at the College in the …

Senior Center March Yard Sale, March 6-8

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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

Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend at Shenandoah National Park

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Luray, VA – In celebration of Presidents Day, the Harry F. Byrd Sr. Visitor Center at Big Meadows (mile 51 on Skyline Drive) in Shenandoah …

WVPT Public Television Announces New Harrisonburg Studio Location

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

HARRISONBURG, Va.�WVPT Public Television, serving the Shenandoah Valley and Central and Northern Virginia, announced today the new location for its studio and business offices. The …

VHSL Announces 2013 All-State Football Teams

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Group 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A teams selected CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � The Virginia High School League 2013 Group, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A All-State football teams have …

PVCC Educational Foundation Accepting Applications for Arboristry Integrity Scholarship 2014-15

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College students interested in horticulture will want to apply for the Arboristry Integrity Scholarship through the PVCC Educational Foundation. …

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS Member Kelly Ceppa Honored with Good Neighbor Award

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Nest Realty Group REALTOR� Recognized for Volunteer Work for Annual Toy Lift Charlottesville, VA � February 11, 2014 � CAAR, the voice of …

Charlottesville – UVA – Albemarle Should Prepare Now for Winter Weather

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Our area is likely to experience winter weather Wednesday evening into Thursday, and people should take actions now to be ready for …

Public Hearing on Route 29 Western Bypass Annuonced

Thursday, February 6, 2014

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to take public comment regarding the proposed Route 29�Western Bypass on Wednesday, February 19, …

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VHSL Announces 2013 All-State Volleyball Teams

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Group 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A teams selected CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � The Virginia High School League 2013 Group 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A All-State volleyball …

Boar’s Head and UVA to Host the 2014 National Women’s Team Indoor Championship

Thursday, February 6, 2014

16 of the Nation's Top Teams Compete at the Boar's Head Sports Club Feb. 7-10

Jonathan Harmon and Jim Neale Named BTI Client Service All-Stars

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. � McGuireWoods LLP today announced that Richmond partner Jonathan Harmon and Charlottesville partner Jim Neale are listed in …

Charlottesville City Schools Receive Donations for Jobs, Music, Outreach, Tutoring, and Wrestling

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In January, Charlottesville City Schools received six gifts from generous donors. The AT&T Foundation awarded a $21,000 grant to implement the �Jobs for Virginia Graduates� …

Office Space Available with Local Marketing Firm

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Two offices available for rent at The Ivy Group�s downtown Charlottesville location

CHAMBER TO PRESENT 2014 HOVEY S. DABNEY AWARD FOR COPORATE CITIZENSHIP TO CRUTCHFIELD CORPORATION AT CHAMBER ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING & BUSINESS LUNCHEON � FEBRUARY 19TH AT GLENMORE COUNTY CLUB

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

(Charlottesville, Virginia � February 6)� The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that it will present its 2014 Hovey S. Dabney Award for Corporate …

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Charlottesville City Schools Announces February Public Events

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Please add the following to your community calendars as appropriate. Feb. 5, CHS Symphony/Chorus Concert and Fine Arts Extravaganza, 7:30 p.m.�in the Martin Luther …

PVCC Offers Additional Sessions of Spring Classes

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Additional sessions of spring semester credit classes begin today, Feb. 17 and March 18 at all Piedmont Virginia Community College locations including …

Notus Sports Event to Support the Second Annual Hoos Heal 5K to benefit the UVA Children’s Hospital

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Join Notus Sports and Three Notch’d Brewery on Sunday, �February 9, from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM in support of the Second Annual Hoos Heal …

Agnor-Hurt Fifth Graders Showcase Ice Cream Themed Artwork

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

WHAT:���������� Art and Ice Cream Show � WHEN:���������� Sunday, February 9, 2014, from 2 to 4 p.m. � WHERE:�������� Kirt�s Homemade Ice Cream 622 Albemarle …

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Public Speaking & Market Research Classes at Champion Tutoring

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Champion Tutoring�s presents the Winter 2014 series of CALA: Champion Adult Learning Academy, an extension of the company�s mission to serve students of all ages. …

Chase Investment Counsel Corp. Announces 5 Star Rating from Morningstar, Inc.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia � January 24, 2014 –�� Chase Investment Counsel Corp. is pleased to announce that the Chase Mid-Cap Growth Fund (CHAMX/CHIMX) recently received a …

CAROLYN CULLEN TO BE PRESENTED WITH THE 2014 Q BUSINESSWOMAN AWARD AT 2014 CHAMBER �QUADRUPLICITY� CONFERENCE �FEBRUARY 10TH � AT OMNI HOTEL CHARLOTTESVILLE

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

(Charlottesville, Virginia �February 3)� The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that Carolyn Cullen will be the recipient of the Chamber 2014 Q Businesswoman …

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CAROLYN CULLEN TO BE PRESENTED WITH THE 2014 Q BUSINESSWOMAN AWARD AT 2014 CHAMBER �QUADRUPLICITY� CONFERENCE �FEBRUARY 10TH � AT OMNI HOTEL CHARLOTTESVILLE

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

(Charlottesville, Virginia �February 3)� The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that Carolyn Cullen will be the recipient of the Chamber 2014 Q Businesswoman …

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Piedmont Workforce Network – Request for Quotation – Marketing Services

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Background: The Piedmont Workforce Network is the local Workforce Investment Board (WIB) for Local Workforce Investment Area 6, which consists of the Counties of Albemarle, …

8 New Shows Announced at the Jefferson & Southern

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

JUST ANNOUNCED WHAT:�GRiZ Power In Numbers Spring Tour 2014 with Michal Menert WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 � Doors 8:00 …

Join PVCCfor the Regional 10th Grade Career Day March 6 & 7

Monday, February 3, 2014

Take an hour or two of your time to share your career experiences with high school students! We need speakers in over 30 career areas, …

Baker-Butler Second Graders Host Chinese Festival

Monday, February 3, 2014

WHAT:�������������� � Chinese Festival WHEN:��������������� Wednesday, February 5, 2014, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. WHERE:������������� Baker-Butler Elementary School 2740 Proffit Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911 WHO:����������������� …

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