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June 2014

Heritage Theatre Festival to Present Record Breaking Comedy Sensation Shear Madness Opening July 9 at the Helms Theatre

Monday, June 30, 2014

Uproarious Tale Of A Murder Investigation At Hair Salon Makes Every Character a Suspect and Every Audience Member A Detective In American Theatre World�s Longest Running Comedy

Albemarle County Pilot New Ticketing Program for Zoning Violations

Monday, June 30, 2014

Albemarle County will begin a pilot program for ticketing zoning violations to allow for quicker resolution of certain types of zoning violations on Tuesday, July …

Christmas in July � Be a Summer Santa to a Senior!

Monday, June 30, 2014

July is here!!! �Summer temperatures.� Summer Fun.� Summer Relaxation and Summer Vacation Plans. But July can be even more.� Let�s talk about Christmas in …

R. E. Lee Awarded Cato�s Landlord Scope of Work

Friday, June 27, 2014

Charlottesville, VA, (June 26, 2014) � R. E. Lee & Son has been awarded the landlord�s scope of work for Cato�s Fashions at Rio Hill …

Albemarle County School Board Seeking Applicants to Serve on School Division�s Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee

Friday, June 27, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Members of the Albemarle County School Board have an important upcoming decision. They will be appointing two members of the community …

Dr. Stephen Saunders Appointed as Baker-Butler�s New Principal

Friday, June 27, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � The Albemarle County School Board has appointed Dr. Stephen Saunders as the principal of Baker-Butler Elementary School. Dr. Saunders has served …

Eight Albemarle County Schools Receive Shannon Grants To Fund 16 Innovative Classroom Programs Next Year

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Eight Albemarle County public schools have been awarded $17,152 in innovation grants from the Edgar and Eleanor Shannon Foundation for Excellence …

Police, Fire Departments Issue Guidelines for Safe and Legal Fireworks

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, public safety officials are advising citizens on guidelines for the safe and legal sale and use …

VHSL Announces 2014 3A and 5A All-State Baseball Teams

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Group 3A and 5A teams selected CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � The Virginia High School League 2014 3A and 5A All-State baseball teams have been selected. Each …

VSA Art Show Exhibit at CitySpace! (DATE CHANGE: July 11)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

What: VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle Exhibit & First Fridays Opening Reception When: First Friday, July 11, 5:30-7:00pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 on …

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Shops at Stonefield to Host Free Pop-Up Art Exhibition Featuring the Artwork of Christi Saunders and Carl Gardner

Monday, June 23, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Monday, June 20, 2014- The Shops at Stonefield is pleased to announce another �Palette Pop-up Art Exhibition,� an exciting new event that …

The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Office of Emergency Management Announces Lightning Safety Week

Monday, June 23, 2014

Charlottesville, VA- June 22nd through June 28th is Lightning Safety Week. So far this spring the Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle region has experienced several severe thunderstorms and the …

VHSL Announces 2014 4A and 5A All-State Softball Teams

Monday, June 23, 2014

Group 4A and 5A teams selected CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA � The Virginia High School League 2014 4A and 5A All-State softball teams have been selected. Each …

Virginia Blood Services – Broadcasters for Blood – July 14th

Monday, June 23, 2014

July 14, 2014Omni HotelCharlottesvilleDowntown Mall7 a.m. – 7 p.m. � � � � � � In cooperation with: To sign up, please contact Terry Atwater at 434.390.5742Or, …

Attention Merchants! Albemarle County Farm Bureau to Bring Day of Agriculture Education and Activities to Lee Park – September 20th

Monday, June 23, 2014

Albemarle County Farm Bureau is bringing a spectacular, fun filled day of agriculture education and activities to Lee Park and the Walking Mall on …

Main Street Agriculture – Become a Sponsor!

Monday, June 23, 2014

Fluvanna County Chamber’s BBQ, Bands and Brews – June 28

Monday, June 23, 2014

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

Monday, June 23, 2014

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

Main Street Agriculture Celebration September 20 – Call for Sponsors

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Albemarle County Farm Bureau is bringing a spectacular, fun filled agriculture education event to Charlottesville on September 20, 2014 .� This event is sponsor-driven with …

R. E. Lee & Son Awarded St. Elmo Renovation

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Charlottesville, VA, (June 19, 2014) � Working for St. Elmo Club at The University of Virginia, R. E. Lee & Son is renovating the kitchen …

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Better Business Challenge Champions Announced

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Charlottesville, VA — The Better Business Challenge culminated a 10-month long effort to bring awareness to environmental stewardship and cost-savings opportunities for energy efficiency, water/waste/transportation …

CBIC to Focus on “Making it Local” During June 26 Tech Night Takeover

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Local Manufacturing in the Spotlight for Area Innovation Council Manufacturing in Charlottesville and Albemarle County will be front and center at the Charlottesville Business Innovation …

Kiwanis Independence Day 5K Race to Benefit Camp Holiday Trails

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

On Friday morning, July 4, 2014, the Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville, in conjunction with the Charlottesville Track Club, and with major support from Better Living …

Better Business Challenge Award Night – June 19th! Join us!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Everyone in Central Virginia is invited to walk the green carpet this Thursday night, June 19th at the Paramount Theater 5:30pm-8pm to …

Virginia Blood Services Broadcasters for Blood drive July 14th

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

July 14, 2014Omni HotelCharlottesvilleDowntown Mall7 a.m. � 7 p.m. Become a SponsorWe are inviting restaurants in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area to participate by donating any combination …

Shovels & Rope, 4 Additional Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

WHAT: Ashley Monroe with Striking MatchesWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PMTICKET PRICE:�$15 Advance / $17 Day …

Fluvanna County Chamber of Commerce Event – BBQ, Bands, and Brews

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Faherty Brand Mobile Beach House Bringing “Endless Summer” to Shops at Stonefield June 21

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Pop-up shop to sell sustainable beachwear at beach party on The Green at Stonefield WHAT: Cutting-edge, sustainable beachwear designers Faherty Brand are bringing their East …

Albemarle County Public Schools Will Use the Internet to Replace Paper Next Year, Enhancing Its Information System for Parents

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Parents and students of Albemarle County Public Schools will notice something missing next year. There will be a lot less paper …

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration Featuring Warren Hayes

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

JERRY GARCIA SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION FEATURING WARREN HAYNES AUGUST 6TH The nTelos Wireless Pavilion � Charlottesville, VAON SALE THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 20 AT 10:00AM CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (JUNE …

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SunTrust SummitView(SM) Integrates Two Financial Planning Powerhouses Into One Real-Time Planning Tool

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) is introducing SunTrust SummitViewSM, an industry-leading financial planning tool combining the advice-driven, goals-based platform of MoneyGuidePro with the innovative, technology-driven …

Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Elects New Director

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

LURAY, Va.�Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. (OTCQB: BRBS), parent company of Blue Ridge Bank (BRB), elected Richard T. Spurzem to its Board of Directors at its …

11 MichieHamlett Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers” 2014

Monday, June 16, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia (June 16, 2014) Elizabeth Coughter, Jim Cox, Gary Kendall, Ed Lowry, Kyle McNew, Jason Seiden, Bryan Slaughter, Christine Thomson, David Thomas, Ron Tweel, …

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Fall Semester Registration at PVCC Begins Today

Monday, June 16, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Registration begins today, June 16, for the fall semester at Piedmont Virginia Community College. Credit classes start Monday, Aug. 21. Online …

Charlottesville High School Orchestra Bon Voyage Concert Thursday, June 19

Friday, June 13, 2014

An anonymous donation of $10,000, given through the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, has helped the Charlottesville High School Orchestra meet their $190,820 fundraising goal to …

McGuireWoods Lawyers Among Va. Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

Friday, June 13, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. � Thirty-seven lawyers from McGuireWoods LLP�s Charlottesville, Norfolk, Richmond and Tysons Corner offices have been named among the Virginia Super Lawyers �Rising …

McGuireWoods Lawyers Named Among Virginia Super Lawyers

Friday, June 13, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. � Fifty-eight lawyers in McGuireWoods LLP�s Charlottesville, Norfolk, Richmond and Tysons Corner offices have been named Virginia �Super Lawyers� for 2014. Lawyer …

Albemarle County Invites Online Engagement and Asks Citizens to Take Part in Planning for Community�s Future

Friday, June 13, 2014

Albemarle County is pleased to announce the launch of Engage Albemarle, a new comprehensive community engagement website where citizens can connect, communicate and collaborate with …

PVCC Youth Summer Career Academies June 16-August 15

Friday, June 13, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � There are still openings in Piedmont Virginia Community College�s College4Kids Summer Career Academies. Over 50 academies provide a variety of hands-on …

Albemarle County Seeks Business Citizens for Water Resources Funding Committee

Friday, June 13, 2014

Albemarle County is advertising for the Water Resources Funding Advisory Committee as per the citizen engagement plan approved earlier this spring by the Board of …

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After 43 Years in Education, Dave Rogers to Retire as Sutherland Middle School Principal

Friday, June 13, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � David Rogers, who has served as the principal of Albemarle County�s Sutherland Middle School since 2006, said this week he will …

Wanted: Volunteer Health Insurance Guides

Friday, June 13, 2014

Volunteers needed to help seniors make informed choices during Medicare Part D open enrollment Charlottesville, VA — The Virginia Insurance Counseling …

Charlottesville Celebrates Summer with Staple Festivals & Events

Friday, June 13, 2014

It�s all about the arts and agriculture with LOOK3 - LOOKbetween, the Heritage Theater Festival, Ash Lawn Opera Festival, and the Albemarle County Fair

Seven Lenhart Pettit Attorneys Honored

Friday, June 13, 2014

Lenhart Pettit is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys have been honored by designations from 2014 Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business.� …

June is Alzheimer�s & Brain Awareness Month

Thursday, June 12, 2014

June is Alzheimer�s & Brain Awareness Month � an opportunity to hold a global conversation about the brain, Alzheimer�s disease and other dementias. Everyone …

Denise Ramey and Michael Guthrie Recognized by Virginia Association of Realtors Honor Society

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Denise Ramey and Michael Guthrie with Roy Wheeler Realty Company were recently recognized as members of the 2013 Virginia Association of Realtors Honor Society. This …

Back Talking on the Mountain of God Exhibit at CitySpace!

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

What: VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle Exhibit & First Fridays Opening Reception When: First Friday, July 4, 5:30-7:00pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 …

Virginia Employment Commission presents: High Performance Strategies for Your Business at the 2014 Northern Region Employer Conference

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

8 New Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

JUST ANNOUNCED WHAT: An Evening with Yonder Mountain String BandWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Sunday, August 31, 2014 � Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PMTICKET PRICE:�$25 …

Fried Chicken Community Dinner – June 27

Monday, June 9, 2014

WHO: Mountainside Senior Living, the region�s only affordable assisted living community. WHAT: Down Home, Fried Chicken Dinner Enjoy an old fashioned chicken dinner with …

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Get Started at PVCC With Free Information Sessions

Monday, June 9, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College will host SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) sessions in June, July and August for …

PVCC to Offer Culinary Arts Program Information Sessions for Fall Semester

Monday, June 9, 2014

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

Extreme weather highlights need to check on elders — and for JABA�s Fan Care program

Monday, June 9, 2014

KEEPING ELDERS COOL Extreme weather highlights need to check on elders — and for JABA�s Fan Care program. Charlottesville, VA (June 9, 2014) …

Fridays After Five 2014 Second Half Schedule Announcement

Monday, June 9, 2014

The nTelos Wireless Pavilion � Charlottesville, VA 2014 SECOND HALF SCHEDULE ANNOUNCEMENT EVERY FRIDAY, NOW � SEPTEMBER 12, FROM 5:30PM � 8:30PM � CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (JUNE …

2014 VHSL Lacrosse Semifinals to Stream Live on the NFHS Network

Monday, June 9, 2014

WHO: VHSL Lacrosse Semifinals Schedule http://www.vhsl.org/athletics.lacrosse WHAT: Live coverage of VHSL Lacrosse Semifinals WHEN: Friday, June 10, 2014 …

Better Business Challenge Awards Night June 19th

Friday, June 6, 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 …

Want to learn more about the Charlottesville Scholarship Navigators? Click here!

Friday, June 6, 2014

SCHOLARSHIP NAVIGATORS What makes scholarships from the Charlottesville Scholarship Program (CSP) different than other scholarships?� Navigators.� �Scholarship winners are often the first of their family …

Celebrate White Hall Vineyards’ 20th Anniversary on June 21st

Friday, June 6, 2014

The summer solstice, June 21 2014, will bring about the confluence of all things good and wonderful in food, wine, and philanthropy at White …

Great Food, Great Cause June 11

Friday, June 6, 2014

Mmmmm….yum! Our friends at Ivy Provisions, “Food and Beverage Outfitters” on Ivy Road near St. Anne’s Belfield upper school campus, have listened to …

6 New Shows, Charity Bingo Night Announced at the Jefferson & Southern

Thursday, June 5, 2014

WHAT: Superunknown with VAtallica WHERE:�The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, July 5, 2014 � Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE:�$8 Advance / $12 …

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VHSL Adopts Film Festival As Newest State Championship

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Richmond to host inaugural festival in May 2015

Crozet Library Awarded Leed Silver Certification

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Albemarle County is proud to announce that the Crozet Library has been awarded LEED� Silver Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The …

The Head & The Heart at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion – Friday, September 26th

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Head and the HeartFriday, September 26thThe nTelos Wireless Pavilion – Charlottesville, VA ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 6 AT 10:00AM CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (JUNE 4, …

International Organization to Recognize Central Virginia’s Outstanding Educators This Evening

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � As the school year in Central Virginia draws to a close, three teachers, one principal, and one student will be recognized …

CHS Meets Goal for France Trip, Hosts Bon Voyage Concert on June 19

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

An anonymous donation of $10,000, given through the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, has helped the Charlottesville High School Orchestra meet their $190,820 fundraising goal to …

Daryl Hall & John Oates – Sunday, September 7th at The nTelos Wireless Pavilion

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH The nTelos Wireless Pavilion � Charlottesville, VA ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 6 AT 10:00AM CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA …

4 The Wounded 5K

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

(Charlottesville, VA) The University of Virginia Foundation, with the support of Charlottesville Running Company, will host its 4th Annual 4 The Wounded 5K (4TW5K) …

Albemarle County Police to Sponsor Blood Drive in Memory of Officer Kevin Quick

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

There�s no question that donating blood is a heroic act; making anyone who donates blood a hero. This year be community hero by making a …

PCA Launches Youth Arts Opportunities Page on Arts Reach

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

June 3, 2014 (Charlottesville, VA) � As part of PCA�s mission to promote quality arts education in the Greater Charlottesville Area, and in response to …

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