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September 2014

McGuireWoods Multi-Office PB&J Sandwich Challenge

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

McGuireWoods LLP, with the generous support of ConAgra Foods, will prepare 4,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in 13 of its U.S. offices for use …

Virginia Business Systems Named a Xerox Authorized Dealer

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

RICHMOND, VA -� Virginia Business Systems (VBS), headquartered in Richmond, Virginia has been named an official approved partner in the Xerox Authorized Dealer program.� …

Michael Guthrie Roy Wheeler Consulting in Kalamazoo

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

As a member of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World FM partners group, Roy Wheeler Realty Co., CEO and broker, Michael Guthrie traveled …

Girl Power Leadership Conference + Women�s Luncheon

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In August, the Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council hosted their first ever Girl Leadership Conference in Charlottesville. High school age Girl Scouts were invited …

Twenty-two CHS Students Receive National Honor & CHS Excels on SAT

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Based on their strong performance on a national test, twenty-two Charlottesville High School seniors have received recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. These …

Blue Ridge Home Builders Association Parade of Homes

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Blue Ridge Home Builders Association (BRHBA) is proud to showcase some of the best builders and neighborhoods in Charlottesville and surrounding counties as …

PVCC Introduces ‘One Book’ Project to Students, Faculty, Staff

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College recently introduced a college-wide reading project to encourage its students, faculty and staff to read one common …

UNIFIED Sports�VHSL partners with Special Olympics Virginia

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

We are pleased to invite you to participate in what promises to be a rewarding opportunity for your school and community.� The Virginia High School …

Cynthia and Mark Lorenzoni Selected as Honorees – MS Dinner of Champions Raises Money for the National MS Society

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Charlottesville, September 30, 2014 �The National MS Society is pleased to announce that it will honor Cynthia and Mark Lorenzoni at its 23rd Annual …

20th Annual Artisans Studio Tour–From Our Hands to Yours November 9 & 10, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Repurposed, historic buildings highlight studio spaces on the 20th Anniversary Studio Tour

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UVa Drama to Open 2014-2015 Season with Powerful Marcus Gardley Drama Every Tongue Confess

Monday, September 29, 2014

Opening October 24th at The Culbreth Theatre

PluggedInVA Ready for Round Two of Job Training Program

Monday, September 29, 2014

After a highly successful inaugural year in 2013-14, PluggedInVA seeks a second class for its new adult education and training program focusing on customer service …

ACE Applications Accepted Now Through October 31

Monday, September 29, 2014

Albemarle County is accepting applications now through October 31, 2014 for the current round of the Acquisition of Conservation Easements Program (ACE), a powerful tool …

What�s Happening at the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society This Week September 29-October 5, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

On Display at ACHS (200 Second Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22901) Historic Farms of Albemarle County Come learn about a few of Albemarle County’s …

Western Albemarle Players Use Drama, Comedy to Examine Life From the Inside Out in October 30 Performances

Monday, September 29, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Theater-goers will have an early Halloween treat on Thursday, October 30, when the Western Albemarle Theatre Ensemble stages a pair of …

Record Attendance at Tom Tom Fall Block Party

Monday, September 29, 2014

Attendance at Fall Event Breaks 6,000. Sets Stage for Spring Festival, April 15-19.

GO Driver – Get Trained…Get Hired!

Monday, September 29, 2014

101st ANNUAL CHAMBER DINNER � NOV. 13TH AT THE BOAR�S HEAD INN: CHERYL A. OLDHAM, VICE PRESIDENT, CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE, U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS; ANNUAL MCINTIRE CITIZENSHIP AWARD TO BE PRESENTED

Monday, September 29, 2014

For more than a century � �dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting businessand enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.� cvillechamber.com � 209 …

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PVCC Awarded Keep Virginia Beautiful “30 In 30″ Grant

Friday, September 26, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College received a $500 grant from the Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) 30 Grants in 30 Days program. The …

London’s National Theatre Live in HD presents Tony Nominated Of Mice and Men starring James Franco & Chris O’Dowd Tickets On Sale Now!

Friday, September 26, 2014

WHO: The Paramount TheaterWHAT: London’s National Theatre Live: Of Mice and MenWHEN: Sunday, November 23 at 7PM; Sunday, December 21 at 7PM; Sunday, March …

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Alzheimer�s Association Staff Chosen to serve on National Advisory Councils

Thursday, September 25, 2014

(Charlottesville, VA) September 24, 2014 � The Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Virginia Chapter is pleased to announce that three of its staff members have …

Third Annual Alternative Gift Fair at The Paramount Theater New Date, New Hours, New Non-Profits!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

WHO: The Paramount TheaterWHAT: Third Annual Alternative Gift FairWHEN: Thursday, December 4, 2014 �12:00-7PMWHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Admission is FREE to the …

Tom Tom Fall Block Party!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tom Tom Fall Block Party Celebrating Charlottesville�s Leaders with Award Ceremony and Public Festivities Tomorrow, Friday, September 26th from 5pm to 11pm at the …

Albemarle County Public Schools Students Increase On-Time Graduation Rate to 94.8 Percent; Drop-Out Rate Falls Again

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � The on-time graduation rate for Albemarle County public high school students, already among the highest for all Virginia school divisions, increased …

Virginia Festival of the Book Announces 2015 Headline Events

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Charlottesville, Va.�The 21st annual Virginia Festival of the Book will be held March 18-22, 2015.� Produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) and …

Sylvan Esso, 4 More Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

JUST ANNOUNCED WHAT: Satisfaction � The International Rolling Stones Tribute ShowWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Thursday, November 20 2014 � Door 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PMTICKET …

ALM Recognizes 2013 Smithfield Purchase as Global M&A Deal of the Year; McGuireWoods Played Crucial Role in Transaction

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WASHINGTON � The American Lawyer�s 2014 Global Legal Awards recognized last year�s purchase of Smithfield Foods by Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd. � the largest ever purchase …

Charlottesville High School Black Knights Host Cavalcade Marching Band Competition

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

[Charlottesville, VA ] The Charlottesville High School Marching Knights proudly announce the return of Cavalcade, their annual high school marching band competition. The event …

Upcoming Community Meetings Hosted by Albemarle County Board of Supervisors

Monday, September 22, 2014

Albemarle County Supervisors are hosting town hall meetings to discuss the Route 29 Solutions Package. The intent of these meetings is to provide the public …

CHARLOTTESVILLE REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES QUADRUPLICITY 2015 UNDERWRITTEN BY UVA HEALTH SYSTEM � FEBRUARY 12 – DOUBLETREE HOTEL – CHRISTINA WILKIE SUMNER, REPORTER, KEYNOTE

Monday, September 22, 2014

(Charlottesville, Virginia � September 17) The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Chamber Business Women�s Round Table today announce that the Eighth Annual Chamber Quadruplicity …

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September 23 is National Voter Registration Day 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

The City of Charlottesville and County of Albemarle Offices of Voter Registration plans an event to register voters in time for the 2014 midterm elections. …

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Announced At The Jefferson, 6 MoreGreat Shows Coming To Charlottesville

Thursday, September 18, 2014

WHAT: Renegades of Rhythm Tour ft. DJ Shadow & Cut ChemistWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Saturday, November 15, 2014 � Doors 8:00 PM, Show 8:45 …

Adults Invited to Education and Career Resource Fair September 25th at PVCC

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College is hosting an Education and Career Resource Fair for adult learners Thursday, Sept. 25, from 6 until 8:30 …

9th Annual WVPT Kids’ Book Festival Sunday, September 28th � John Paul Jones Arena

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Thousands of books to be given away to area children at annual literacy event

Hoos for Memory Present $1,750 to UVA Memory Disorders Clinic

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

For the study of the relationship between dementia and vascular risk factors in African Americans

Marcus Gardley Drama ‘Every Tongue Confess’ to Kick Off UVA Drama 2014-2015 Season

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Season To Also Feature Lanford Wilson�s The Rimers of Eldritch; Vodka Variations � An Evening of Chekhov Shorts; Heather Raffo�s 9 Parts of Desire and Charming Musical Wonderful Town Season To Open October 9 in the Ruth Caplin Theatre

STARR HILL PRESENTS: The nTelos Wireless Pavilion/ TheParamount Theater / Charlottesville, VA / Concert Update_09.15.2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

LUCINDA WILLIAMSwith special guest Kenneth Brian BandNovember 11, 2014 � The Paramount TheaterON-SALE THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 AT 10AM JASON ISBELLwith special guest …

Community Engagement Manager for Albemarle County Public Schools Appointed to State Advisory Board

Friday, September 12, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Gloria Pe�a Rockhold, the community engagement manager for Albemarle County Public Schools, has been appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to the …

Ash Lawn-Highland welcomes Nancy Stahon as full-time business manager

Thursday, September 11, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.�Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, has hired Nancy Stahon to be its first full-time business and operations manager. �We are …

Eric Hutchinson Coming To The Jefferson Theater, 6 New Shows At The Southern

Thursday, September 11, 2014

WHAT: 106.1 The Corner Welcomes Eric Hutchinson with Tristan PrettymanWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 � Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PMTICKET PRICE:�$18 …

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Mark Your Calendar: September 17th – 13th Annual All Terrain 5K

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Register today for the 13th Annual Charlottesville Catholic School 5K & 3rd Annual Kids’ Fun Run! Online registration will close at midnight on Tuesday, …

ART PRINT Training Workshop

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

What: ART PRINT Training Workshop When: October, 15, 2014, 9:30-11:45am Where: CitySpace September 10, 2014 (Charlottesville, VA) � PCA presents the annual ART PRINT Training …

Arthur C. Greene Rising Star Awards Celebration

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

What: Arthur C. Greene Rising Star Awards Celebration When: October 3, 2014, 5:00-7:30pm Where: CitySpace September 10, 2014 (Charlottesville, VA) � Each autumn for the …

�Invoking Art as Business� Workshop

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

What: �Invoking Art as Business� Workshop with PVCC & Artisans Center of Virginia (ACV) When: September 16, 2014 9:00am-4:00pm Where: Stultz Center for Business & …

Open House for New High-Tech Science Labs at Charlottesville High School, Thursday, September 11, at 5pm

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

On Thursday, September 11, representatives from the area and state will gather to cut the ribbon on the new suite of lab spaces at …

The Paramount Theater Kicks Off the 10th Anniversary of the Re-Opening Celebration

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

WHO: The Paramount TheaterWHAT:10th Anniversary CelebrationWHEN: September 2014 – December 2015WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VACharlottesville, VA – September 8, 2014 -�The Paramount …

Main Street Agriculture Celebration

Monday, September 8, 2014

Albemarle County Farm Bureau�s Main Street Agriculture Celebration All activities to be held on Charlottesville�s Downtown Walking Mall & Lee Park Friday Evening, September 19, …

A Job For Every Person: Programs & Services That Put People to Work

Monday, September 8, 2014

Senior Center Active Aging Fair

Monday, September 8, 2014

Senior Center Active Aging FairFriday September 26, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Senior Center Inc. 1180 Pepsi Place, Charlottesville, VA 22901.� Phone: 434-974-7756 Contact person: Margaret Fitch, …

Local Non-Profit Christian Aid Mission Releases Book A Wonderful Preparation with Augusta County Native J. Rachel Reed, Holds Book Signing Saturday, Sept. 13 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Waynesboro

Monday, September 8, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va � In October 2012, Augusta County native J. Rachel Reed traveled across the world to China to meet Dr. A. Liu, and …

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Building Goodness Foundation�s Battle of the Bands & Rockin� Auction

Monday, September 8, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Monday, September 8, 2014 Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) will host its annual Battle of the Bands & Rockin’ Auction on Friday, September …

Important Notice to Albemarle County Voters: November 4, 2014 General and Special Election Information

Monday, September 8, 2014

A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, for the offices of: Member of the United States Senate, and Member of the …

Hibu Digital Double Play Deal – Get your 1st Month Free!

Monday, September 8, 2014

Steps to Success Program Community Schedule

Monday, September 8, 2014

Tig Notaro & Run The Jewels Coming to The Jefferson, 4 New Shows at The Southern

Thursday, September 4, 2014

JUST ANNOUNCED WHAT: Hot 101.9 Welcomes Tig Notaro � Boyish Girl Interrupted Tour 2014WHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Monday, October 6, 2014 � Doors 7:00 PM, …

Artisans Studio Tour 20th Anniversary Preview – Sept. 30 – Nov. 2

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Artisans Studio Tour 20th Anniversary Preview Sept 30 � Nov 2, 2014 Opening Reception, October 3, 5:30 � 7:30 pm McGuffey Art Center – Smith …

Albemarle County Wins 1st Place at COVITS for IT as Efficiency Driver

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Albemarle County is proud to have won 1st place in the Information Technology (IT) as Efficiency Driver � Government to Government category at the 17th …

Ash Lawn-Highland to Celebrate 200th Anniversary of �The Star-Spangled Banner� Sept. 14

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Children�s event will promote literacy and history education through activities

Tom Tom Reveals 18 Honorees of �Founding Cville�

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Festival celebrates Charlottesville founders who have made national, local, and global Impact Downtown Lamppost Banners and Public Award Ceremony at Fall Block Party CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA …

Charlottesville Community Members TEDxCharlottesville Opens the Stage

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

OPEN MIC NIGHT � CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

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39th Annual Orange Street Festival – September 6th

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The 39th Annual Orange Street Festival will be held on Saturday September 6, 2014 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm along Main and Short Streets …

Rural Input Sessions for Action 2020: Aging in Community

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

EVENT: Rural Input Sessions for Action 2020: Aging in Community DATES/PLACES: Louisa County: Tuesday, September 9, Betty Queen Center, 522 Industrial Drive, Louisa Nelson County: …

New Move2Health Challenge

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Last year, over 120 organizations helped us launch the first Move2Health physical activity campaign which encouraged everyone to move at least 30 minutes a …

Two Classical Greats to Perform Live as part of the Winter Line-Up at The Paramount Theater Charlottesville!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Soprano Ren�e Fleming February 20 Classical Cellist Steven Isserlis December 6

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