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October 2014

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SELECTS CATHY SMITH TRAIN, CIVIC LEADER, TO RECEIVE 2014 CHAMBER PAUL GOODLOE MCINTIRE CITIZENSHIP AWARD AT 101st ANNUAL CHAMBER DINNER

Friday, October 31, 2014

A New Century � �dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting businessand enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.� cvillechamber.com � 209 Fifth Street …

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Ash Lawn-Highland to Salute Veterans with Free Veterans Day Admission, Events

Friday, October 31, 2014

Home of James Monroe to offer free military admission, commemorative events Nov. 11

Route 29 Business Owner Drop-In Meeting Opportunities

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Route 29 business owners are invited to drop-in during the sessions below to learn more about the VDOT projects and schedules for construction. Susan Stimart, …

Business Website Development for the Non-Developer at SCORE

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Build your own and save!

Corey Smith Announced At The Jefferson, Sturgill Simpson & Comedian Jared Logan At The Southern

Thursday, October 30, 2014

WHAT: Corey SmithWHERE: The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Saturday, January 31, 2015 � Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PMTICKET PRICE:�$15 Advance / $20 Day of showON …

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Honored with ConventionSouth’s Reader’s Choice Award

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The nation�s top meeting planners recognize the organization�s commitment to professionalism, creativity, and service

More Than Shelter � A Discussion With Amy Howard

Thursday, October 30, 2014

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free With the support of Benjamin Thorp, the 2014 Fall Public Artist-in-Residency, The Bridge PAI is�organizing a talk …

Healthy Halloween Activity at Greenbrier, Friday, 9:35am

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Through a partnership with Martha Jefferson Hospital, Greenbrier Elementary second-graders will have some healthy Halloween fun on Friday, all the while learning about good nutrition. …

PVCC Scholarship Recipients Honored by Virginia Foundation for Community College Education

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

� � � � � Charlottesville, Va. � Three Piedmont Virginia Community College students are among the scholarship recipients representing Virginia�s community colleges to …

Charlottesville Association of REALTORS� Partners with Charlottesville Police Department to Host Two REALTOR� Safety Classes Due to Recent Crime Against Real Estate Agents

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia � October 28, 2014 � National Association of REALTORS� published that, “According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there were 25 homicides …

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Artisans Studio Tour November 8 & 9 – Forty Artisans to Showcase their Work

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Coming next weekend:�Celebrate our 20th anniversary with us! Forty artisans will showcase their work in 22 studios, in and around Charlottesville. Visit our website www.artisanstudiotour.com for maps …

MoxBox – A Unique Social Photo Booth Experience

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Guests of your event control the camera to take studio quality color photos of themselves, which will be immediately available online to be shared or …

WVPT & The Paramount Present FREE on the Big Screen: The Season Five Downton Abbey Premiere with a VIP Reception Prior to the Live Screening Event! Tickets On Sale Now!

Monday, October 27, 2014

WVPT & The Paramount Present FREE on the Big Screen: The Season Five Downton Abbey Premiere with aVIP Reception Prior to the Live Screening Event!Tickets …

PCA Launches Community Arts Education Online Publication

Monday, October 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 (Charlottesville, VA) � As part of PCA�s mission to promote quality arts education in the Greater Charlottesville Area, and in response …

The Greencroft Club Presents an Evening with Will Paulsen, Art & Antiques Appraiser, Collector and Teacher

Friday, October 24, 2014

Will Paulsen has been appraising Art & Antiques since 1980, teaching classes at UVA and Open Doors since 1988 and exhibiting his own collections in …

The Greencroft Club Presents the 4th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Friday, October 24, 2014

4th AnnualHoliday BazaarFriday, November 21st10am – 3pmOpen to Members & Non-MembersSandy Cason – handmade wreaths and holiday decorThe Mill House – pashmina�s, pearls, seasonal jewelry …

First Chamber-PVCC Scholarship Awarded to City Resident

Friday, October 24, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Charlottesville resident Christopher Cowdrey is the first recipient of a new endowed scholarship created by The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce …

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The Paramount Theater Continues to Celebrate its 10th Year Anniversary of Re-Opening with Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint and Four Downtown Restaurants

Thursday, October 23, 2014

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: New Orleans Legends performance and Four Downtown Restaurants WHEN: Thursday, October 30, 2014 WHERE: The Paramount Theater; The Downtown …

Following Its Triumphant Debut at the Sundance Film Festival: Finding Fela comes to The Paramount Theater this November! Tickets On Sale Now!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: Paramount Presents: Finding Fela WHEN: November 2nd at 7PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale Now! …

Welcome to the CFC, Judy Robinson!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

We are tremendously proud to introduce Judy Robinson, Health Insurance Support Specialist to the Charlottesville Free Clinic. As the passing of the Affordable Care …

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Albemarle Goes Gold in Virginia Municipal League�s Green Government Challenge

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Albemarle County has received a gold level certification in the 2014 Green Government Challenge, which is part of the Virginia Municipal League�s (VML) larger Go …

Get Started at PVCC with Free Information Sessions

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College will host Getting Started sessions in the community in October and November for prospective students. The sessions …

Two Family Shows Coming this Winter to The Paramount: “Raisin’ Cane – A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey” starring Jasmine Guy with the Avery Sharpe Trio and “ArcAttack” On Sale This Week!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: “Raisin’ Cane – A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey” starring Jasmine Guy & the Avery Sharpe Trio and�“ArcAttack” WHEN: “Raisin’ Cane” …

Real Estate III Commercial Properties Welcomes Two New Professional Associates to Team

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Real Estate III Commercial Properties is proud to welcome two experienced professional associates to our team, each with their own unique background in commercial …

Just Announced! The Great Comedienne Lily Tomlin Returns to The Paramount Theater for One Night Only – March 19, 2015!

Monday, October 20, 2014

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: Comedienne, Lily Tomlin WHEN: Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA On Sale Schedule: …

CAAR Celebrates Three Accolades during Virginia Association ofREALTORS(r) (VAR) REal Show Event

Monday, October 20, 2014

CAAR CEO Anne Gardner Inducted into Virginia Association of REALTORS� Omega Tau Rho Fraternity Charlottesville, Virginia � October 16, 2014 � CAAR Chief Executive …

Everything Sounds Better When Alex Trebek Says It! PVCC Featured on Jeopardy!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Piedmont Virginia Community College was featured on Jeopardy! during the Oct. 17 episode. The College was part of a clue in the category �14 Letters …

Local Nonprofit Building Goodness Foundation to Host Awareness Event at Mono Loco, Thursday Oct. 23rd

Monday, October 20, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Friday, October 17, 2014 � Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) willhost a public event on Thursday, October 23 from 5-8pm at Mono Loco …

The Paramount Theater Lands the Biggest Tour to Visit the Area for the 4th Consecutive Year on Saturday, November 15, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

The United Nations of Comedy Tour returns to the Paramount Theater for the 4th consecutive year on Saturday, November 15, 2014.� Following last year�s …

Please Help Empower Businesses Regarding Service Dog Access

Monday, October 20, 2014

When You Can Say No to Fido In �Pets Allowed� (New Yorker, October 20 issue), retail management, staff and security personnel throughout Manhattan and Boston …

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Please Join us for a Celebration at the Local Food Hub Warehouse in Ivy, VA!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Thursday, November 20, 5:00 p.m., awards 5:30 p.m. 566 Dettor Road Ivy, VA Local Food Hub is pleased to announce that the 2014 Community …

Cville Travel Launches New Website with Exclusive Luxury Deals for Worldly Travelers

Monday, October 20, 2014

Cville Travel, a brand new luxury Travel Agency in Charlottesville, are delighted to announce the launch of their new website. This unique agency is …

Upcoming Events at The Paramount Theater

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Masquerade, an Evening of Suspense and Romance (October 24 @ 7:30PM) http://www.theparamount.net/2014/waynesboro-symphony-orchestra/ Following upon the wonderfully fun and exciting �Symphonic Masquerade� last …

Roy Wheeler Realty Company CEO and Broker, Michael Guthrie, recognized as the Virginia Association of Realtors Manager of the Year

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Roy Wheeler Realty Company CEO and Broker, Michael Guthrie, was recognized last week as the Virginia Association of Realtors Manager of the Year. This award …

New Year’s Eve ft. Love Canon, 4 More Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WHAT: Red Wing Roots Music Festival Presents The Steel Wheels with David Wax Museum � Partially Seated ShowWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Sunday, December 14, 2014 …

Upcoming Building Goodness Foundation Build Day at City Schoolyard Garden

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Charlottesville, VA � Thursday, October 16, 2014 � Building Goodness Foundation (BGF)continues its local partnership with City Schoolyard Garden this weekend with a Build Day …

“Elephant’s Graveyard” Performed at CHS, 10/22, 7pm

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Theatre CHS Presents Elephant’s Graveyard As a send-off to the state’s one-act play competition, TheatreCHS will present the award-winning Elephant’s Graveyard on Wednesday, October 22, …

Apply Now for Financial Aid to Attend PVCC’s Spring 2015 Semester

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Piedmont Virginia Community College encourages prospective students who will need financial assistance for PVCC�s spring semester to complete the online Free …

An Investment in Workforce Innovation – Sutherland Middle School

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Sutherland Middle School, one of only three Smithsonian Schools in the nation, has launched a kickstarter campaign to raise $20,000 by November 8th.� The monies …

Ash Lawn-Highland to Hold Artisan Open House Oct. 19

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Free activities, artist demonstrations to celebrate fall, local craftspeople

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The Paramount Theater’s Arts Education Program presents: “A PERFECT BALANCE with Kevin Reese” and the 3rd Annual In School Residency Program at Walker Upper Elementary School October 13-17

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

WHO: The Paramount Theater’s Arts Education Program WHAT: A PERFECT BALANCE with Kevin Reese WHEN:Performance – TODAY! Monday, October …

Western Albemarle�s Scholastic Bowl Team, Reigning State Champions, Is Ranked Second in the Nation This Year

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) � Western Albemarle High School�s scholastic bowl team, the reigning state champion, is setting their sights on a higher goal for the …

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Shenandoah National Park Trust Join Forces with “Where’s the Bear?”

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

This new social media contest aims to bring attention to the SNP Trust�s activities, including sales of the official SNP license plate

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS� Publishes Third Quarter 2014 Home Sales

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Join The Paramount Theater and Walker Upper Elementary School for a Mobile Art Residency in Action and Mobile Installation This Week!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

WHO: The Paramount Theater, Walker Upper Elementary School (130 5th & 6th Grade Art Students), and Artist Kevin Reese WHAT: Mobile Art Residency in …

Fleetwood Mac Announce 28 Additional Dates of Their Phenomenally Successful On With The Show Tour

Friday, October 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 9) – Rock legends Fleetwood Mac, who performed two sold-out shows at NYC�s Madison Square Garden earlier this week, have confirmed they …

Important Notice to County Voters – Voter Registration Deadline is Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Friday, October 10, 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 …

The 2014 Great Southeast Shakeout Earthquake Drill Is Set For Thursday, October 16th

Friday, October 10, 2014

Central Virginians can practice �Drop, Cover, and Hold On,� the safe response to an earthquake, during the Great SouthEast ShakeOut earthquake drill set for Thursday, …

PVCC Receives 2015 Military Friendly Schools Designation

Friday, October 10, 2014

Charlottesville, Va. � Victory Media has named Piedmont Virginia Community College to the Military Friendly Schools� list for 2015. The list honors the top …

Lawrence Companies purchases Bayse Transportation Service, Inc.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Roanoke, VA � Employee-owned Lawrence Companies announced today that it has purchased the freight businesses of Salem based Bayse Transportation Service, Inc. effective October 1, …

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The Paramount Theater’s Arts Education Program presents: “A PERFECT BALANCE with Kevin Reese” and the 3rd Annual In School Residency Program at Walker Upper Elementary School October 13-17

Friday, October 10, 2014

WHO: The Paramount Theater’s Arts Education Program WHAT: A PERFECT BALANCE with Kevin Reese WHEN:Performance – Monday, October 13 …

Halloween Dance Party Announced At The Jefferson, Jeff Daniels Coming To The Southern

Friday, October 10, 2014

WHAT: #WubWubKulture Dance Party ft. DJs 2SLY, BVSSLUV & Special GuestsWHERE:�The Jefferson TheaterWHEN: Saturday, October 25, 2014 � Doors 9:00 PM, Show 9:00 PMTICKET …

R. E. Lee & Son Promotes Dick Abidin to President

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Charlottesville, VA, (Oct 7th, 2014) � R. E. Lee & Son, Inc. congratulates Richard (Dick) Abidin on his promotion to President. He has been with …

On-site UVA Mobile Mammography – October 21 – Zion Baptist Church

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Women’s Health Awareness Celebration – October 21

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Fluvanna County Drops Controversial Lawsuit Against McGuireWoods Client Davenport & Co.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. � The Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors accepted a demand to drop its long-running lawsuit against McGuireWoods client Davenport & Co. LLC over …

Yancey Elementary Students Host Cardboard Challenge on October 10

Monday, October 6, 2014

WHAT:��������������� B.F. Yancey Cardboard Challenge � WHEN:��������������� Friday, October 10, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. � WHERE:������������� B.F. Yancey Elementary School 7625 Porters Road, …

Celebration Honoring Mary Reese

Monday, October 6, 2014

The late Mary Reese was an award-winning educator, advocate, and leader in our community. An event to celebrate her life and contributions will be held …

All City/County Honors Choir Will Perform Tomorrow Evening, October 7, at 5:30 p.m.

Monday, October 6, 2014

WHAT:��������������� All City/County Honors Choir Concert WHEN:��������������� Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Rehearsal begins at 10 a.m.; Concert at 5:30 p.m. � WHERE:������������� Martin Luther …

Topical Input Sessions for Action 2020: Aging in Community

Monday, October 6, 2014

EVENT: Topical Input Sessions for Action 2020: Aging in Community TIME: 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. DATES/PLACES: Transportation: Monday, October 20, JAUNT, 104 Keystone Place,Charlottesville …

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The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Honored With Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award

Monday, October 6, 2014

The national publication chooses CACVB�s �Stay� as favorite in �Destination Marketing � Promotional Video� category

Dogtoberfest Pool Pawty This Sunday at the ACAC Waterpark to Benefit the Animals at the SPCA

Friday, October 3, 2014

Charlottesville, Virginia: ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center is hosting Dogtoberfest, a doggie pool party, this Sunday from 3 to 5PM at their Adventure Central …

Survey: What certifications and licenses are most in demand by employers in the region?

Friday, October 3, 2014

Our Chamber is pleased to present this employer workforce-education survey for your participation.� We do so at the request of the Piedmont Workforce Network and …

On Monday: Delegation from the Netherlands Visiting New Science Labs at CHS and Buford Middle School

Friday, October 3, 2014

� On Monday, October 6, a group of 18 educators from the Netherlands will be visiting Charlottesville to tour and see demonstrations at the …

National Blue Ribbon Honors for Charlottesville Catholic School

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Charlottesville Catholic School was recognized today by U.S. Secretary of Education, Arney Duncan, as a National Blue Ribbon School for academic excellence. Only 50 …

Cobb Technology to Hold Document Management Information Lunch

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Join us to learn how M-Files manages every thing in your business. Employees waste time each day looking for documents and information. What if …

McGuireWoods Teams With Client ConAgra Foods to Fight Hunger

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Lawyers and Staff Across 13 Offices Churn Out and Deliver 4,883 PB&J Sandwiches to Shelters and Soup Kitchens

Charlottesville Promise Gala 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Paramount Theatre Saturday, October 11, 6:30pm

Piedmont Council for the Arts, Charlottesville, Hires New Executive Director

Thursday, October 2, 2014

October 2, 2014 � Charlottesville, VA.� � Piedmont Council for the Arts, the designated arts agency of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, is delighted to …

Jimi Hendrix Birthday Tribute, 4 More Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

WHAT: Bold As Love: A Birthday Tribute to Jimi Hendrix ft. Eli Cook with Joe Lawlor & Friends and Moby & The DicksWHERE:�The Jefferson …

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