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January 2015

Reassessment Notices Mailed by January 31st

Friday, January 30, 2015

Albemarle County is sending 2015 reassessment notices to taxpayers this week reflecting changes in property values resulting from the County’s recently completed annual reassessment.   Property …

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Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna Among Three Public School Systems in the Country to Receive Multi-Million Dollar Innovation Grant

Friday, January 30, 2015

        (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, and Fluvanna County public schools consortium was one of three public school applicants in the nation …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

International Mother Language Day Poetry Reading

Thursday, January 29, 2015

      What: International Mother Language Day Poetry Reading When: Friday, February 21, 7:00-8:30pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 on the Downtown Mall) January 28, 2015 …

MEMBER: Piedmont Council for the Arts

MichieHamlett and Livingston Law Firm Join Forces

Thursday, January 29, 2015

        Charlottesville, Virginia (Jan. 28, 2014) Attorneys Lee Livingston and Joe Avery, formerly of the Livingston Law Firm, have joined the Personal Injury Group at MichieHamlett …

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Building Goodness Foundation Launches Project for Ecological Conservation in Costa Rica

Thursday, January 29, 2015

    Charlottesville, VA – Thursday, January 29, 2014 – The Charlottesville-based nonprofit, Building Goodness Foundation (BGF), is pleased to announce a project currently underway in Costa …

MEMBER: Building Goodness Foundation

Queen Charlotte’s Tours Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Leontyne Peck with Queen Charlotte’s Tours hosted Chamber members and staff along with community members for a ribbon cutting ceremony at her new office space …

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Clothes You Don’t Need Anymore? Give Them to Goodwill

Thursday, January 29, 2015

MEMBER: Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Inc

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate III Appoints First Woman President

Thursday, January 29, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (January 13, 2015) Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate III announced this week the appointment of the company’s first woman president, Pat Widhalm.  …

MEMBER: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate III

Ash Lawn-Highland to Hold Silhouettes Fundraiser Feb. 7

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  Studio Zero Photography to offer sittings including free tour of Monroe home CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Margo Hamilton and Ron Evans of Studio Zero Photography will offer adult and …

MEMBER: Ash Lawn-Highland

The Lone Bellow Moved, 7 More Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

        WHAT: *MOVED TO THE JEFFERSON* The Lone Bellow with Odessa WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 2015 – Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $16 …

MEMBER: Red Light Management / Starr Hill Presents

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Service Dogs of Virginia Receives $5,000 Donation from Scott Wagner Chiropractic

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

MEMBER: Scott Wagner Chiropractic & Sports Medicine

Garris & CO., P.C. to Merge with Monfalcone Accounting Group, LLC

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

      We are delighted to announce that on February 1, 2015, Christina Monfalcone, CPA will merge her practice, Monfalcone Accounting Group, with Garris and Company, …

MEMBER: Monfalcone Accounting Group LLC

PVCC Offers Additional Sessions of Spring Classes

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

        Charlottesville, Va. – Additional sessions of spring semester credit classes begin in February, March and April at Piedmont Virginia Community College locations including the main …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Travinia Italian Kitchen to Host a 5 Course Wine Dinner February 3rd

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    5 Course Wine Dinner February 3, 2015  ·  7:00PM $65 per person Each course uniquely paired with our fabulous wines: Course One Butter poached oysters with Pecan Dust Course Two Honey Roasted …

MEMBER: Travinia Italian Kitchen

JUST ANNOUNCED: Six Pack Songwriter Series All-Stars Coming to The Paramount this April 2015!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

        Tickets On Sale Now! WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: Six Pack Songwriter Series All-Stars WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 2015 at 8:00PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

CANCELLED: PVCC Workforce Services Offers a Day of Sample Classes Jan. 24

Friday, January 23, 2015

A Touch of Class has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. Please contact Valerie Palamountain, dean of Workforce Services, at 434.961.5333 or vpalamountain@pvcc.edu with any …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Blue Ridge Home Builders Association Announces New President, Officers and Directors for 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – On January 15, 2015 BRHBA celebrated the Installation of its 2015 Board of Directors at the Omni Hotel on the Historic Downtown Mall.  Ben Davis, …

MEMBER: Blue Ridge Home Builders Association

CHO Airport Sees Record Passenger Numbers for 2014

Thursday, January 22, 2015

      The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) had another record breaking year of passenger traffic in calendar year 2014, surpassing the total amount of passengers in 2013 …

MEMBER: Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport

Building Goodness Foundation Celebrates Groundbreaking in El Salvador

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – Thursday, January 22, 2015 – The Charlottesville-based non-profit, Building Goodness Foundation (BGF), is pleased to celebrate the groundbreaking of a project that’s …

MEMBER: Building Goodness Foundation

Learn what is needed to get a bank loan! Learn about micro lending with SCORE

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

    What is needed for a bank loan? What is a Micro-loan? Seminar is scheduled for Thursday, February 26 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at …

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Albemarle County’s 14th Annual Golden Apple Awards Nominations Open through Feb. 4; Program Honors Outstanding Teachers for Excellence and Community Outreach

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Nominations are open for the 14th annual Golden Apple Award, a program that honors outstanding teachers in public and private schools …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

Artisans Studio Tour – Call for Artisans!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

      The 21st Annual Artisans Studio Tour , November 7 & 8, 2015, in Charlottesville and surrounding counties. The Tour is open to any artisans who …

MEMBER: Artisans Studio Tour

PCA Announces UVa Vortex 2015 Contest Exhibit at CitySpace

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

      What: UVa Vortex 2015 Contest Exhibit & First Fridays Opening Reception When: First Friday, February 6, 5:30-7:00pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 on …

MEMBER: Piedmont Council for the Arts

Indaco Risk Advisors Announces Partnership with Big Brother Big Sister of the Central Blue Ridge

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Indaco Risk Advisors, a risk management firm experienced in serving the Charlottesville area since 1989, is proud to announce our partnership with Big Brother Big …

MEMBER: Indaco Risk Advisors Inc

UVa Human Resources Partnering with UVa Students for Employee Tax Prep

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

As tax time approaches, University Human Resources is once again partnering with U.Va. students to offer University of Virginia employees free help in preparing their …

MEMBER: University of Virginia

Timothy Longo, Chief of Charlottesville Police Department to Give Keynote Address at Chamber Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association Luncheon

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A New Century “dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.” cvillechamber.com • 209 Fifth Street, …

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Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Applauds Bipartisan Support for Local Business Personal Property Tax Compliance Relief

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A New Century “dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.” cvillechamber.com • 209 Fifth Street, …

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PVCC Workforce Services Offers a Day of Sample Classes Jan. 24

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Workforce Services Division invites the community to sample some of the noncredit classes available at the College this …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

BankOn Seeking Cash Coach Volunteers

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Training for Community Members Interested in Becoming Cash Coaches to be Held January, 24th from 10:00am to 1:00pm at CitySpace Charlottesville, Virginia – On Saturday, January …

MEMBER: City of Charlottesville

The Bridge to Ridge Community Arts Festival at Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Thursday, January 15, 2015

What: Bridge to Ridge Community Arts Festival When: Sunday, January 18, 1:00-5:00pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 on the Downtown Mall) January 15, 2015 …

MEMBER: Piedmont Council for the Arts

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Delta Rae Announced At The Jefferson, Comedians Kyle Kinane & Rob Delaney Coming To The Southern

Thursday, January 15, 2015

WHAT: 106.1 The Corner Welcomes Delta Rae WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Friday, March 27, 2015 – Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $20 Advance / $25 …

MEMBER: Red Light Management / Starr Hill Presents

PVCC Announces Application Deadlines for Scholarsihps

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – The Piedmont Virginia Community College Educational Foundation is seeking applicants for scholarships to be awarded for study at the College in the …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Guthrie and Slater Presented President’s Award at Annual Realtor Association Breakfast

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Roy Wheeler Realty Company Broker and CEO, Michael Guthrie, along with Greg Slater with Nest Realty, were presented the President’s Award at the Annual Realtor …

MEMBER: Roy Wheeler Realty Co

Young Women’s Concert This Saturday to Support Emergency Shelter

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

      (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – This Saturday evening, January 17, beginning at 5 p.m., members of the community will have a never-before opportunity to enjoy some …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

Just Announced! “ABBA The Concert” Coming LIVE To The Paramount’s Stage this April 2015!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Ticket On Sale This Week! WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: ABBA The Concert WHEN: Thursday, April 30 at 8PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA On Sale Schedule:Star Circle – …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

Just Announced! The Montana Repertory Theatre’s “The Great Gatsby” Coming LIVE to The Paramount’s Stage this April 2015!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

        Ticket On Sale This Week! WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: The Montana Repertory Theatre’s: “The Great Gatsby” WHEN:  Thursday, April 16 at 7:30PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

Just Announced: 2 Movies Coming to The Paramount 2001 A Space Odyssey [G] Slumdog Millionaire [R]

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

        Tickets On Sale Now! WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: 2001 A Space Odyssey / Slumdog Millionaire WHEN: 2001 A Space Odyssey, January 31, 2015 at 7PM / Slumdog …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

Just Announced! The Family Favorite “The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites” Will Be LIVE on the Stage this April 2015!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

        Ticket On Sale This Week! WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites WHEN: Sunday, April 26 at 2PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

A Better You Women’s Wellness Weekend Featuring Dr. Sharon Petro of Head Coaching

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

MEMBER: Head Coaching

Indaco Risk Advisors Announces Partnership with Big Brother Big Sister of the Central Blue Ridge

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Indaco Risk Advisors, a risk management firm experienced in serving the Charlottesville area since 1989, is proud to announce our partnership with Big Brother Big …

MEMBER: Indaco Risk Advisors Inc

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CATEC is Seeking a Strategic Planning Coordinator

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

CATEC is seeking a Strategic Planning Coordinator who will manage the Division’s strategic planning process under the direction of the CATEC Director and coordinates establishment …

MEMBER: Cville/Albemarle Tech Ed Center

Free Tax Preparation with United Way – Thomas Jefferson Area

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area is scheduling appointments for free tax preparation for households earning $53,000 or less in 2015. Returns are prepared by IRS certified …

MEMBER: United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area

La Taza Restaurant & Coffee House Announces New Catering Menu!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

MEMBER: La Taza Coffee House

Legal, Accounting and Leasing Guidance for Small Business Workshop

Monday, January 12, 2015

Legal, Accounting and Leasing Guidance Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, January 13th from 5:30 PM – 8:00PM at the Albemarle County Office Building, room 235 at …

MEMBER: SCORE

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® Celebrates New President, Officers and Directors for 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

      Charlottesville, VA — The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) announces the installation of 2015 President Anita Dunbar during a breakfast ceremony on Thursday, January …

MEMBER: CAAR- Charlottesville Area Assoc. of Realtors

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® Recognizes 2014 Annual Award Recipients and Fourth Quarter Good Neighbor Award

Monday, January 12, 2015

Charlottesville, VA — The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) has announced the winners of its annual awards and fourth quarter Good Neighbor Award for …

MEMBER: CAAR- Charlottesville Area Assoc. of Realtors

2015 Broadcasters for Blood Drive January 26th

Monday, January 12, 2015

Monday, January 26th 7:00AM – 7:00PM DoubleTree Hotel 990 Hilton Heights Road    To make an appointment, please contact Terry Atwater at 434-390-5742 Or, go online to www.vadonor.org Walk-ins Welcome! Fun, Food and Door …

MEMBER: Virginia Blood Services/Charlottesville

Lenhart Pettit Elects New Shareholder

Monday, January 12, 2015

      Lenhart Pettit proudly announces that Andrew S. Baugher was elected a shareholder of the firm effective January 1, 2015. Baugher’s practice focuses on complex litigation …

MEMBER: Lenhart Pettit

Quit Smoking Charlottesville – A Charlottesville Free Clinic Program

Thursday, January 8, 2015

MEMBER: Charlottesville Free Clinic

Charlottesville Free Clinic January Beneficiary of Sedona Taphouse Steak Nights

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The Charlottesville Free Clinic is the charity of the month for January at Sedona Taphouse’s $6 Steak Night! Enjoy a delicious $6 steak on any …

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Lost it Big Cville to Benefit Charlottesville Free Clinic

Thursday, January 8, 2015

    Lose it Big Cville is about to kick off!! This annual city wide weight loss competition is hosted by Anytime Fitness Charlottesville, the 24-hour fitness clubs …

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Get the Facts About the ACA at the Charlottesville Free Clinic

Thursday, January 8, 2015

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The Richmond Symphony Lollipops Return to The Paramount Theater this January 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Tickets On Sale Now! WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: The Richmond Symphony Lollipops - Pinocchio’s Adventure in Funland! WHEN: Saturday, January 24, 6PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA The Richmond …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

Downtown Maintenance & Services BID Draft Public Presentation January 8th

Thursday, January 8, 2015

On December 4th, the Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville (DBAC) held a community input meeting to discuss improved maintenance and services to the Downtown Mall …

MEMBER: Downtown Business Assn of Charlottesville

SCORE is Seeking Volunteers

Thursday, January 8, 2015

      Become a SCORE Mentor As you know, SCORE provides free mentoring for as long as a client would like to use the service.   Most of you …

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Six Albemarle County Teachers Earn Nation’s Highest Teaching Standard of Excellence

Thursday, January 8, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Six Albemarle County Public Schools teachers have earned certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, successfully completing a rigorous, …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

Guster, 10 Additional Shows Announced at The Jefferson & Southern

Thursday, January 8, 2015

WHAT: Nasty. Presents: Back That Thing Up Dance Party – Ages 18+ WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, January 10, 2015 – Doors 9:00 PM, Show 9:00 …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

Is the building your non-profit calls home in need of repair?

Thursday, January 8, 2015

If your nonprofit’s building needs repair, then click  HERE to complete this brief survey.    The Leadership Charlottesville Class of 2015, in partnership with the Building …

MEMBER: Building Goodness Foundation

Charlottesville Regional Chamber Business Women’s Round Table Announces Quadruplicity 2015 Registration, Registration Discount Available

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

(Charlottesville, Virginia – January 7) The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce announces that registration for the Quadruplicity 2015 Conference is open. Nine (9) days remain …

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Better World Betty Declares 2015 the “Year of Recycling”

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

  Charlottesville, Virginia – To kick off 2015 as the Year of Recycling, Better World Betty and ReThreads consignment shop are hosting a Recycling Film Night on …

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Broadcasters for Blood – Call for Sponsors!

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

MEMBER: Virginia Blood Services/Charlottesville

Ranked #1 Worldwide, CHS Zero Robotics Team Heads to MIT for Global Finals

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

        After three rounds of international competition, the Charlottesville High School science club BACON (Best All-around Club of Nerds) has placed first worldwide heading into the …

MEMBER: Charlottesville City Schools

Fluvanna Penguin Plunge Freezin’ for a Reason

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Come out and show your support for Fluvanna County on Saturday, February 21st, 2015, at the first annual Fluvanna Penguin Plunge, being held at Lake …

MEMBER: Fluvanna County Habitat for Humanity

Local business owner, Annette Daly, celebrates three years president and CEO of Your Wardrobe Wizard

Monday, January 5, 2015

Local business owner, Annette Daly, celebrates three years president and CEO of Your Wardrobe Wizard. As an image consultant and style coach, Daly created this …

MEMBER: Your Wardrobe Wizard

Roy Wheeler Agent Susan Stewart nominated by Top Agent Magazine

Monday, January 5, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia – Susan Stewart of Roy Wheeler Realty Co. has been nominated and featured on the Cover of Top Agent Magazine for the …

MEMBER: Roy Wheeler Realty Co

McGuireWoods Elevates 15 Lawyers to Partnership

Monday, January 5, 2015

    McGuireWoods promoted 15 lawyers to the firm’s partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2015. The new partners span seven U.S. offices and 10 litigation and corporate practice areas, reflecting the depth and breadth of the firm’s capabilities. “These exceptional lawyers personify the core …

MEMBER: McGuireWoods LLP

Chad Zakaib, Legacy Hospice Program Director, Assumes Role as 2015 Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce

Monday, January 5, 2015

(Charlottesville, Virginia – January 6)  As of January 1st, Chad Zakaib, Program Director for Legacy Hospice, has assumed the office of 2015 Chairman of the …

CATEGORY: Chamber News

Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Completes Capital Raise

Friday, January 2, 2015

    Luray, Va., January 2, 2015 – Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. (OTCQB: BRBS) (the “Company”), parent company of Blue Ridge Bank, announced this week the sale …

MEMBER: Blue Ridge Bank

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