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March 2014

County to Break Ground on Crozet Streetscape Project at April 1 Ceremony

Monday, March 31, 2014

Albemarle County officials including Supervisor Ann Mallek will join Crozet residents and business owners at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Crozet Streetscape project on Tuesday, …

PVCC to Offer Culinary Arts Program Information Sessions in April

Monday, March 31, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College is hosting information sessions about its Culinary Arts associate degree program. The free sessions will be held at …

Gillian Welch at The Paramount Theater Thursday, April 24th

Monday, March 31, 2014

ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 10AM � (Charlottesville, VA � March 31 at 7am) Gillian Welch returns to the road for nine shows this …

McGuireWoods, LLP and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank present, Charlottesville 29, a local fundraiser featuring some of Charlottesville’s finest chefs

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Charlottesville 29 and McGuireWoods LLP are pleased to present the Charlottesville Mt. Rushmore Chefs Dinner. Last year, five chefs were named to the Mt. Rushmore …

MACAA’s Men Who Cook announces the “Sponsor a Cook” Opportunity

Monday, March 31, 2014

On May 10th, 2014, Monticello Area Community Action Agency (MACAA) will present its 27th Annual Men Who Cook Gala. The event will be held …

Women at the Epicenter of Alzheimer’s: An Educational Workshop

Monday, March 31, 2014

MAY 6, 20147:30 AM registration opensProgram 8:45 am � 4:00 pmUNIVERSITY HOLIDAY INN, CHARLOTTESVILLEWHAT�S NORMAL AND WHEN SHOULD I BE WORRIED? ? Carol Manning, PhD. …

Mimi’s Run 5K- 3.1 Miles For Love, Health & Charity- To Benefit The UVA Heart and Vascular Center

Monday, March 31, 2014

Charlottesville, VA: The UVA Health Foundation, Trump Winery and Race Director Jamie Schwartz are proud to announce the inaugural Mimi’s Run 5K to raise …

School Board Appoints New Principal for Meriwether Lewis Elementary School

Friday, March 28, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � The Albemarle County School Board has appointed Michael Irani as the new principal for Meriwether Lewis Elementary School. Irani, currently the …

Jefferson School Foundation Receives $20,000 Gift from Dominion Resources

Friday, March 28, 2014

Charlottesville, Va, March 20, 2014�The Jefferson School Foundation has received a generous gift from Dominion Resources in support of the African American Heritage Center�s biannual …

HOLLIE LEE TO BE PRESENTED WITH THE 2014 CHAMBER VOLUNTEER AWARD AT THE 2014 CHAMBER COMMONWEALTH BREAKFAST � HOLIDAY INN-EMMET ST., CHARLOTTESVILLE, APRIL 14TH

Friday, March 28, 2014

For more than a century � �dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.� cvillechamber.com � …

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Chancellor DuBois to Speak at PVCC’s 41st Commencement

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), will be the featured speaker at Piedmont Virginia Community College�s 41st …

Register Now for PVCC’s Free Science Summer Bridge Academy

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Registration is open for Piedmont Virginia Community College’s free Science Summer Bridge Academy for high school minority graduates in the class of …

Wahoos, Guess The Score and WIN $100 Credit to LandmarksGreatDeals.com

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Guess the Score of the UVA vs�MSU Game on Friday, March 28th and WIN �a $100 Credit on LandmarksGreatDeals.com How to Enter? Five Easy Steps:Like us …

VHSL Weekly Update, March 26, 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

NEW UPDATES Deadline for May 1 Executive Committee agenda items due Wednesday, April 9 The deadline to submit agenda items for …

Jumpstart Your Sustainability This Thursday

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia � ��Jumpstart Your Sustainability� is the fifth in a series of free�Lunch�n’ Learns brought to the business community by the Better Business Challenge, …

Alignment Committee Meeting Reminder

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

This is a reminder that the Alignment Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 8, at the VHSL office beginning at 10:00 a.m. We have received …

Give4Good Greater Charlottesville: First EVER National Online Giving Day is coming to our community!

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

WHAT: A national online giving day to support the local causes and organization we care about most! WHO: Tens of thousands of people …

Create2 Exhibit by Artist Roundtable Group at CitySpace

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

What: Create2 Exhibit & First Fridays Opening Reception When: First Fridays, April 4, 5:30-7:00pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 on the …

Rabies & Microchip Clinic at the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA

Monday, March 24, 2014

Location: Community-Wide Event Type: Special Events/Holiday Organization: Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Description: On Sunday, April 6th, from 11am to 3pm, the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is holding a …

Register Now for PVCC’s Youth Summer Career Academies

Monday, March 24, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Registration is open now for Piedmont Virginia Community College’s College4Kids Summer Career Academies for rising 3rd to 9th-grade students. The academies are …

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Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission Announces New Executive Director

Monday, March 24, 2014

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles P. �Chip� Boyles, II, as its newExecutive Director. Mr. Boyles …

Spring For The Arts to Celebrate Local Arts Council

Monday, March 24, 2014

What: Spring�For The�Arts, an annual celebration to support�Piedmont�Council for the�Arts When: Wednesday, April 23, 5:30-8:00pm Where: CitySpace, 100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 (on …

Important Notice to the Voters of the Town of Scottsville, Virginia

Monday, March 24, 2014

A General Election for residents of the Town of Scottsville will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, to elect the Scottsville Town offices of …

Starr Hill Presents: Under the Streetlamp with Special Guest Gentleman’s Rule

Monday, March 24, 2014

UNDER THE STREETLAMP with special guest GENTLEMAN�S RULE JUNE 4 �The Paramount Theater(Charlottesville, VA � March 24 at 7am)� With their unique style and modern �Rat Pack� …

AT&T Contributes $35,000 to Virginia High School League

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Program designed to increase high school retention and graduation rates CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (March 20, 2014) � In keeping with its mission, the Virginia High School …

Main Street Arena to Host First Annual “Downtown Chili Showdown” as Part of Tom Tom Founders Festival on Saturday, April 12, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Proceeds To Benefit Red Shoe Cville, Which Supports The Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � March 20, 2014 � An array of cooks …

Virginia National Bankshares Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Virginia National Bankshares Corporation, Charlottesville, Virginia reported that, on March 18, 2014, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of …

CenturyLink wins Marine Corps Base Quantico contract

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

WASHINGTON � CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract to provide voice, data network and telecommunications infrastructure services to the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Development …

CHAMBER REPORTS VIRGINIA TAX DATA SHOW 2013 RETAIL SALES UP IN REGION � ALBEMARLE, AUGUSTA, GREENE, LOUISA, WAYNESBORO � UP; CHARLOTTESVILLE DOWN; UNDER REVIEW

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

(Charlottesville, Virginia � March 10) The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today released compiled sales & use tax data which show that over the course …

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Wahoos, Guess the Score and Win! UVA vs. Coastal Carolina

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Guess the Score of the UVA vs�Coastal Carolina Game on Friday, March 21st�and WIN �a $100 Gift Card to Hotcakes�Gourmet How to Enter? Five Easy Steps:Like …

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Charlottesville & Albemarle County Feature an Array of Festivals this Spring

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Charlottesville, March 19, 2014 � Charlottesville and Albemarle County will feature a great selection of local festivals in the upcoming weeks. These festivals will celebrate …

View the Night Sky at Free PVCC Event March 21

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � The community is invited to attend �Family Starry Night,� a free public event to learn more about astronomy Friday, March 21, from …

The James Madison Museum Invites You to Two Very Special Events, March 30th & April 6th

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

You are invited to two very special events at the James Madison Museum: Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3 o�clock p.m. Dr. Dena Jennings The Gourd Banjo: From …

Bands, Choir, and Orchestras at Charlottesville City Schools Continue to Earn Top Scores at District Assessments

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

(Charlottesville, VA – March 18, 2014) Performing groups from Walker Upper Elementary, Buford Middle School, and Charlottesville High School received the highest possible ranking (�Superior�) …

9 New Shows Announced at The Jefferson & Southern

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

WHAT:�Zoso � The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience with Dead Man�s MailWHERE: The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Friday, May 30, 2014 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 …

March Lunch �n Learn: Jumpstart Your Sustainability

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

March Lunch ‘n Learn: Jumpstart Your SustainabilityMarch 27, 201411:00am – 1:00pmCitySpace ( Click here for directions – Parking validation for Market Street Parking Garage)Pre-Register by March …

Virginia Blood Services to host a Blood Drive at Hyatt Place Charlottesville March 19

Friday, March 14, 2014

2014 is an exciting year for Virginia Blood Services because we�re�celebrating our 40th anniversary! Because of donors and volunteers�like you, we are able to meet …

PVCC Hosts Information Session for Home School Families

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Piedmont Virginia Community College will host an information session for home schooled students and their parents from 6 to 8 p.m. …

Chase Investment Counsel Corp. 41st Annual Investor Conference – May 15, 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia � March 11, 2014 –�� Chase Investment Counsel Corp. is pleased to announce its 41st Annual Investor Conference, Thursday, May 15, 2014 9:00 …

Wahoos, Guess the Score and Win Contest! Landmarks Great Deals

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

ATTENTION CVILLE! We are at it again! UVA could have their chance to settle the score against Maryland Friday, or go up against Florida …

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SOJA Playing The Southern, 5 New Shows Announced!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

WHAT:�HitKicker 99.7 Presents Chris Stapleton with Lindi OrtegaWHERE: The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Thursday, March 27, 2014 � Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PMTICKET PRICE: $10 …

Music Lineup for Tom Tom Founders Festival 2014 Announced!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Over 60 Free Concerts in Charlottesville, VA, April 9th through 13th CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (March, 2014) Tom Tom Founders Festival will host dozens of free …

Artist and Curator from Adelaide Visits U.Va for Residence

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (March 10, 2014) – From March 17 � April 11, 2014 the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of U.Va. will host Nici Cumpston (b. …

2014 VHSL Basketball Finals to be Televised Live

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Twenty-four of the best high school basketball teams in Virginia will meet Thursday through Saturday in the 2014 VHSL Basketball Championships taking …

Connect with University of Virginia Athletes

Monday, March 10, 2014

What: Student-Athlete Career Event When: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 PM Where: University of Virginia Scott Stadium – Bryant Hall 4th Floor 1815 …

PVCC Hosts Free Workshops at the Virginia Workforce Center

Monday, March 10, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College is hosting a series of free workshops in March for adults who are interested in attending college. Workshops …

McGuireWoods Partner Skip Fox Elected Officer of ACTEC

Monday, March 10, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. � McGuireWoods LLP is pleased to announce that Charles �Skip� Fox IV, co-chair of the firm�s private wealth services group and a partner in …

2014 VHSL Basketball Semifinals to Stream Live on the NFHS Network

Monday, March 10, 2014

WHO: VHSL Basketball Semifinals Schedule http://www.vhsl.org/doc/upload/2014-basketball-semifinals.pdf WHAT: Live coverage of VHSL Basketball Semifinal from Supersites (JMU, VCU, ODU, Salem CC, James Robinson Secondary) …

Vampire Weekend at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion June 10th

Monday, March 10, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (March 10, 2014 / 12PM)� —- Vampire Weekend will be performing at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion, on June 10th, as part of …

Landmarks Great Deals Announces: Wahoos, Guess the Score and Win Contest!

Friday, March 7, 2014

Guess the Score of the UVA vs. UMD Game on Sunday March 9th and Win $100 How to Enter:Three Easy Steps!Like us on Facebook Enter your Email …

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Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS� Member Ginger Slavic Honored with Good Neighbor Award

Friday, March 7, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � March 7, 2014 � CAAR, the voice of real estate in the Central Virginia region, has announced Ginger Slavic as a Good …

Selling to the City of Charlottesville Workshop & Goverment Procurement Fair – March 18th & 25th

Friday, March 7, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend our upcoming workshop � Selling to the City of Charlottesville. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 18th …

What Dementia is Really Like: A Virtual Tour

Friday, March 7, 2014

Mary is a caregiver for her mother, Charlotte, who is in the early stages of dementia.�She has seen her mother’s symptoms of forgetting who family …

2014 Veterans� Expo for Ages 65+

Friday, March 7, 2014

Tuesday, July 22 7:00AM � 12:30PMCrowne Plaza Hampton Marina (700 Settlers Landing Rd., Hampton) Join us as a Sponsor/Exhibitor at our Retired Veterans� Expo to …

Google Apps for Education Virginia Summit

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Charlottesville City Schools will host a Google Apps for Education Virginia�Summit at Charlottesville High School on March 8-9. This high intensity two-day event focuses on deploying, …

CATEC Sister City Partnership and Hosting

Thursday, March 6, 2014

WHEN: �March 5 through March 15 WHAT/WHY: �In SY 2012-13, CATEC hosted a delegation of French teachers from sister schools in France. �Now, in 2014, …

R.E. Lee Starts Renovations at SunTrust Bank Albemarle Square

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Charlottesville, VA, (March 6, 2014) – R.E. Lee & Son has been awarded the renovation of the lobby of the SunTrust Bank at Albemarle Square. …

Nominations Now Being Accepted for the Charlottesville & Albemarle County Tourism Recognition Awards

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Winners will be celebrated at the 2013 CACVB Tourism Awards event taking place during National Tourism Week in May

Managing the ‘Aches & Pains’ of Aging

Thursday, March 6, 2014

An informative and important discussion on Arthritis, Managing In-Home Care, Estate Planning and Financial Tools when caring for loved ones or planning for your financial …

R. E. Lee Awarded Great Outdoor Provision Retail Upfit

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Charlottesville, VA, (March 6, 2014) � R. E. Lee & Son has been awarded the Retail Upfit in Barracks Road Shopping Center for the Great …

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CACVB Announces the �Capture Charlottesville and Albemarle� Photography Contest

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Deadline to Submit Photos is April 20 Friday, February 19, 2012 – The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau announced today a lucrative photography contest …

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Honored with Platinum Adrian Award

Thursday, March 6, 2014

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International recognizes CACVB for outstanding social media campaign CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (February 27, 2014) � The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & …

Virginia Festival of the Book Leadership Breakfast – Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Click image to enlarge flyer! Download flyer here! …

Lecture Demonstration with Bill Cole and Untempered Quartet at the African American Heritage Center

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Charlottesville, VA�March 3, The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is partnering with the Charlottesville Jazz Society and the University of Virginia Arts Administration program …

Comedian Darryl Littleton to Perform at Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Charlottesville�March 4–The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is pleased to host an evening of comedy and discussion with author and comedian Darryl Littleton, Tuesday …

Anonymous Donor Offers Unique Matching Gift Opportunity

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � It should come as no surprise that The Salvation Army works every day of the year to shelter and feed the homeless …

Tandem Friends School Awards Top Eco-heroes this Thursday!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Charlottesville, VA�This Thursday, March 6th Tandem Friends School will award prizes to students and families who participated in the Better World Betty Home Menu list …

Cherub Moving to The Jefferson, 4 new Shows Announced

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

WHAT:�Cherub with Carousel & ProbCauseWHERE: The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 � Doors 8:00 PM, Show 8:45 PMTICKET PRICE: $13 Advance / $15 …

Welcome Spring With a Ride on a Vintage-Style Carousel

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Come See What�s Going �Round This Spring Downtown CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � March 5, 2014 � The vintage-style carousel is back again on the …

Draper Aden Associates Acquires North Carolina Firm

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Charlottesville, VA �Draper Aden Associates is pleased to announce the acquisition of C. T. Clayton, Inc., Civil and Environmental Engineering, of Coats, N.C. The acquisition …

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Launch your WordPress Website in One Day!

Wednesday, March 5, 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 class …

Upcoming Community Meetings Hosted by Board of Supervisors Members

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Several Albemarle County Supervisors will host community meetings for their constituents during the month of March.�� All citizens are invited and strongly encouraged to attend …

VHSL 2014 Basketball Semifinals Schedule

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The 2014 VHSL basketball semifinals schedule is now posted on the VHSL website on the Basketball home page under Resources ( http://www.vhsl.org/doc/upload/bkb-2014-semifinals.pdf) as well as under …

Sarah McLachlan coming to Charlottesville for the first time to raise funds for the Charlottesville Free Clinic!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Charlottesville, VA Grammy winning singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan is coming to town this July to raise funds for the Charlottesville Free Clinic. In her first …

Western�s Scholastic Bowl Team Seizes State Title with Perfect Record

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Western Albemarle High School�s Scholastic Bowl team concluded a perfect season (20-0) this month with the highest score of any school …

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