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May 2014

Free Science Summer Bridge Academy July 21-31

Friday, May 30, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Registration continues for Piedmont Virginia Community College’s free Science Summer Bridge Academy for high school minority graduates in the class of 2014 …

County Tax Bills Are Due Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Friday, May 30, 2014

Albemarle County tax bills for personal property and real estate are due Thursday June 5, 2014. If you have any questions or have not received …

Destination Imagination Teams from Albemarle High, Brownsville Are Among Top Five in the World in Global Competition

Friday, May 30, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Two Destination Imagination teams from Albemarle County Public Schools are among the top five teams in the world in their respective …

Of Montreal & The Whiskey Gentry Coming To Charlottesville, SharonJones After Party Tonight!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

WHAT: Of Montreal with Pillar PointWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Thursday, October 2, 2014 � Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PMTICKET PRICE:�$16 Advance / $18 Day …

Southern Development Homes Introduces Charlottesville’s First New Construction Design Center

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Locally-owned homebuilder provides a higher level of customer service by offering most convenient and enjoyable selections process in Charlottesville

Kiwanis Club Awards $2,000 in Scholarships

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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

Roy Wheeler Employee Graduates from Leadership Charlottesville

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Roy Wheeler Realty Company is pleased to announce that Yonna Smith recently graduated from the Charlottesville Chamber of Commerce Leadership Charlottesville.� Roy Wheeler’s CEO, Michael …

PVCC Tuition and Fees Increase

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Tuition and fees at Piedmont Virginia Community College will increase by $7.50 per credit hour effective with the fall 2014 semester. …

Indigenous Australian Artist Visits Charlottesville For LOOKBetween

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (May 23, 2014) – In June the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia will host artist James Tylor, an Australian photographer …

McGuireWoods Achieves High Rankings in Chambers USA Survey

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. � Chambers and Partners has recognized McGuireWoods LLP attorneys 79 times and firm practice areas 21 times in its 2014 guide, �Chambers USA: …

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PVCC Announces New College Board Appointment

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College announces the recent appointment of Thomas Proulx to the College Board by the Nelson County Board of …

Community Investment Collaborative to Host 2nd Annual Wine Tasting and Entrepreneur Showcase

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Join the Community Investment Collaborative for the 2nd Annual Wine Tasting and Entrepreneur Showcase at the Prince Michel Wine Shop at Carter Mountain Orchard on …

CCS Students, Teachers Granted Summer Travel Fellowships

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Within Charlottesville City Schools, two teachers and two students have been selected to participate in international travel fellowships for the summer. Rising senior David …

Washington Post Reporter, Author Steve Vogel to Speak at Ash Lawn-Highland June 4

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Vogel to discuss War of 1812 book Through the Perilous Fight CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.�Steve Vogel, a reporter for the Washington Post and author of Through the …

Summer Volunteer Shortage

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

As regular volunteers take much deserved vacations, JABA looks to community for help with children and seniors� programs, tutor-mentors, meal delivery, resale shop, and …

Cynthia Chiles of Virginia elected Board President of NAFDMA

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

North American Farmers� Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA) announces the election of Cynthia Chiles of Charlottesville, Virginia to President of the Association. Ms. Chiles was elected …

Blue Ridge Bank Opens New Branch in Harrisonburg

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Full-service branch now open in Harrisonburg, Virginia

Virginia Business Systems Is Now an Authorized Xerox Provider

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

We’d like to introduce ourselves as a new Xerox provider and a few of the many ways you can reduce your expenses using technology from …

Join in a Community Celebration of Sustainability

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Better Business Challenge is rolling out the green carpet! Challenge Awards Night will be held on Thursday June 19th at The Paramount from 5:30-8pm. …

Celebrate the Arts in Central Virginia – Become a Sponsor of the 20th Annual Artisans Studio Tour

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The 20th Anniversary of the Artisans Studio Tour brings a celebration of fine craft to Central Virginia in a weekend event that showcases the …

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PVCC Closed Memorial Day, Summer Hours Begin May 27

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College will be closed and no classes will be held Monday, May 26, in observance of Memorial Day. Beginning …

2014 Charlottesville Scholarship Winners

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

On May 19 at a celebratory dinner at the Carver Recreation Center, the Charlottesville Scholarship Program announced the ten Charlottesville High School seniors who are …

Comedy With a Taste of Jazz Returns to PVCC in Support of the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

“Comedian Corey Marshall and Jazz Musicians Art Wheeler, Robert Jospe and Jeff Decker Provides Laughter and Jazz Funk to Protect the Furry Ones� The …

4 New Shows Announced at The Southern

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

WHAT: Blake Hunter CD Release Party with Michael ColemanWHERE:�The Southern Caf� & Music HallWHEN: Sunday, June 22, 2014 � Dinner 5:00 PM, Show 7:30 …

Public Hearing for Route 29 Recommended Concept Solutions Package � May 27

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A public hearing regarding the Route 29 Advisory Panel�s Recommended Concept Solutions Package is scheduled for 6 pm in the Lane Auditorium at the County …

Ix Art Park Opening Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The IX Art Park Opening is scheduled for Sunday, May 25, 2014. � We will have several new pieces of art on display. �In addition, …

Jos. A. Bank Buy One Get 2 Sportswear Event 5/22-5/26

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Click image to view flyer and discover the deals! …

Chill’n & Grill’n June 5

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Family & budget friendly event on the patio at Vinegar Hill Caf� features $10 grill menu with barbecue ribs and barbecue chicken,� live music, kids� …

2014 Mike London Women’s Football Camp May 30th

Monday, May 19, 2014

You are invited to attend the 2014 Mike London Women�s Football Camp on Friday, May 30th, 2014 from 7:00pm until 9:30pm in the George Welsh …

Wells Fargo Cup for Academics Winners Announced

Monday, May 19, 2014

Radford, Madison County, Lafayette, Harrisonburg, Thomas Jefferson HS for Science & Technology and Chantilly claim 2014 Wells Fargo Cup Academic crowns CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA …

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Shops at Stonefield to Host Free Community Event �Dog Days Out�

Monday, May 19, 2014

Charlottesville, VA – Monday, May 19, 2014- The Shops at Stonefield has been enjoying thesuccess of �Dog Days Out,� the first event of its type …

Summer Fine Arts Academy Goes Live

Monday, May 19, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 20, Albemarle County Public Schools students in grades 6-11 can register for a new …

28 Albemarle County Public Schools Teachers Receive Golden Apple Awards and Grants for Classroom Excellence

Friday, May 16, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � At the 13th annual Golden Apple celebration last evening, 28 Albemarle County Public Schools teachers received awards and grants as part …

Public Hearing Scheduled for Route 29 Recommended Concept Solutions Package

Friday, May 16, 2014

A public hearing regarding the Route 29 Advisory Panel�s Recommended Concept Solutions Package is scheduled for 6 pm in the Lane Auditorium at the County …

Shops at Stonefield to Host Free Pop-Up Art Exhibition Featuring the Artwork of Aaron Eichorst and Margaret Embree

Friday, May 16, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Monday, May 16, 2014- The Shops at Stonefield is pleased to announce�Palette Pop-up Art Exhibitions,� an exciting new event that showcases local …

New Job Training Program, PluggedInVA, Hosts Graduation for First Cohort on May 21

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Graduation is fast approaching for the initial cohort of students in PluggedInVA, a new education and workforce training program for adults ready to begin a …

A Community Conversation featuring State Senator Creigh Deeds

Thursday, May 15, 2014

A Community Conversation featuring State Senator Creigh Deeds. From 12 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday May 29, in the African-American Heritage Center at the Jefferson School …

Better Business Challenge Awards Night Announced

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Charlottesville, VA — The Better Business Challenge announced the date of an Oscars-style Awards Night on Thursday, June 19th, from 5:30-8pm at the Paramount Theater …

The Arc of the Piedmont to hold 2014 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Charlottesville VA � On May 22, The Arc of the Piedmont, whose mission is for people with disabilities to be fully participating members of …

The Alzheimer’s Association Wins Award from Commonwealth Council on Aging

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

May 13, 2014 – The Alzheimer’s Assoication Central and Western Virginia chapter has won the Commonwealth Council on Aging’s Top 2014 Best Practices $2,000, 3rd …

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BILL HOWARD, BUSINESSMAN, ENTREPRENEUR, CITIZEN, TO BE PRESENTED WITH THE 2014 CHAMBER SMALL BUSINESS PERSON AWARD AT THE 2014 SPRING LUNCHEON � DOUBLETREE HOTEL � MAY 22ND

Tuesday, May 13, 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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Jerry’s Birthday Bash Announced At the Jefferson, 3 New Shows At The Southern

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

WHAT: Jerry�s Birthday Bash ft. AlligatorWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Friday, August 1, 2014 � Doors 7:30 PM, Show 8:30 PMTICKET PRICE:�$10 Advance / $15 Day …

City’s Office of Human Rights to Host Open House May 15 12:00pm-6:00pm

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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Martina McBride July 19 and Justin Moore August 28 at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (May 12, 2014 / 7AM) � Two amazing country performers will be stopping in Charlottesville, at The nTelos Wireless Pavilion, this summer: Martina …

Albemarle High School Rowers Win State Title, Head to National Championships in Princeton Next Weekend

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � In only their second year of club competition, Albemarle High School�s co-ed rowing team has won a state title and is …

College Honors Professor, Staff for Service

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College and its Board recently recognized two employees for their service to the College and the community. Kit …

Introducing Commonwealth Coordinated Care

Monday, May 12, 2014

JABA to host two town hall meetings to explain Virginia's new Medicare-Medicaid program to recipients and providers.

Back Talking on the Mountain of God Exhibit at CitySpace

Monday, May 12, 2014

What: Back Talking on the Mountain of God Exhibit & First Fridays Opening Reception When: First Fridays, June 6, 5:30-7:00pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street …

David Cushman Retiring as Baker-Butler�s Principal

Friday, May 9, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � David Cushman, who has served as the principal of Albemarle County�s Baker-Butler Elementary School since 2007, has announced he will retire …

VHSL Weekly Update, May 8, 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014

NEW UPDATES Allstate Foundation/VHSL Achievement Award Scholarships awarded 19 outstanding young people from schools across Virginia will receive the 2014 The Allstate/VHSL Achievement Award Scholarships …

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Allstate Foundation/VHSL Achievement Award Scholarships awarded

Friday, May 9, 2014

19 outstanding young people from schools across Virginia will receive the 2014 The Allstate/VHSL Achievement Award Scholarships at a luncheon on Monday, May 12 in …

CHAMBER TO GRADUATE 38 CITIZEN PARTICIPANTS FROM ITS LEADERSHIP CHARLOTTESVILLE PROGRAM – MAY 14TH � JEFFERSON SCHOOL AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CENTER, 6PM-8PM

Thursday, May 8, 2014

(Charlottesville, Virginia � May 7)� The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce will graduate 38 participants from Leadership Charlottesville, the Chamber�s signature member service community building …

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Hanover Sports Writer is VHSL Journalist of the Year

Thursday, May 8, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE � Daniel Polk, lead writer for The Hawk Eye sports page and a senior at Hanover High School in Mechanicsville, is the Virginia High …

CCS Teachers Fundraising to Deliver �Books on Bikes�

Thursday, May 8, 2014

During the school year, students visit the school library regularly to hear stories and check out books for home. But in the summer, library visits …

Give4Good � Greater Charlottesville Raises Over Half a Million Dollars Charlottesville�s first 24-Hour Online Giving Challenge Exceeds Expectations

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Charlottesville, VA–May 7, 2014–The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) is proud to announce Give4Good raised over $500,000.00 from more than 3,800 gifts. Online giving …

Notus Sports Announces Inaugrural Tournament in Charity Golf Series

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Charlottesville Event Management Company Launches Tournament at Birdwood Golf Course to Raise Funds for Local Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Roundtable Discussion on Albemarle County�s Cash Proffer Policy Scheduled

Thursday, May 8, 2014

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, Albemarle County will host an open roundtable discussion regarding the County�s cash proffer policy. The roundtable will be held from …

Friday Fish Fry at Mountainside

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mountainside Senior Living, the region�s only affordable assisted living community, will host its first Fish Fry of 2014 on Friday evening, May 30. WHAT: Eat In …

5 New Shows Announced at The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

� WHAT: Rockn� To Lockn� Round 3 ft. Kings of Belmont, Steal The Prize, Erin & The Wildfire and We Are The Design WHERE:�The Jefferson Theater WHEN: …

Two CHS Students Win Prestigious Scholarships

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Two young women at Charlottesville High School recently earned significant awards that will advance their college careers. Rajia Arbab became a Gates Millenium Scholar, …

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Local Fire Fighters, Nurses, Police Officers and Teachers Have More Home Purchasing Power through CAAR Workforce Housing Fund

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Changes to Workforce Housing Fund Guidelines Result in Six New Home Ownership Success Stories

Albemarle County Kicks Off Regional Firearms Training Center

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

� Albemarle County is working with regional partners to develop a regional firearms training center on Milton Road in eastern Albemarle.� The center will provide unprecedented …

Pottery Barn and Williams-Sonoma to celebrate grand opening at Charlottesville�s Shops at Stonefield May 3-4

Friday, May 2, 2014

Highly anticipated retailers will be the first in the Charlottesville market

VHSL Weekly Update, May 1, 2014

Friday, May 2, 2014

NEW UPDATES 2014 football schedule due today � May 1 The 2014 football schedules are due in the VHSL office no …

Student Survey Shows Clear Choice: Keep Final Exercises on The Lawn

Friday, May 2, 2014

http://news.virginia.edu/content/student-survey-shows-clear-choice-keep-final-exercises-lawn. April 30, 2014 McGregor McCance Given three options for potential modifications to future Final Exercises, University of Virginia students left little doubt about where they …

PVCC President Receives National Award of Distinction

Friday, May 2, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Piedmont Virginia Community College President Frank Friedman has received a 2014 Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction by Phi Theta Kappa, the …

Hospice of the Piedmont 13th Annual Run and Remember 5K Run/Walk

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Join Hospice of the Piedmont for the 13th Annual Run and Remember 5K Run/Walk, held on Saturday, May 10, at 8 a.m. at Keswick Club. …

CenturyLink Grant to Provide Brand-New Digital Cameras to Students at the Covenant Lower School

Thursday, May 1, 2014

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PVCC Board to Meet May 7

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � The public is invited to attend the meeting of the Piedmont Virginia Community College Board on Wednesday, May 7, at 4 …

GiveGreaterCville.org to Launch Give4Good � Greater Charlottesville Charlottesville�s first 24-Hour Online Giving Challenge to Raise Funds for Local Nonprofits

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Charlottesville, VA–May 1, 2014–The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) is proud to announce Give4Good � an exciting online giving event that will empower …

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