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March 2015

Klöckner Pentaplast Pharmaceutical Films Division Introduces kp i.center Home to Newly Expanded Bilsterpro XCEL

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Gordonsville, Virginia – March 31, 2015 – The senior management team of Klöckner Pentaplast Group (kp) introduced the company’s new state-of-the art facility, kp i.center, …

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Red Rocker Candy Announces 5th Annual Cruise-In for a Cause

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Troy, VA. March 30, 2015. Red Rocker Candy, LLC will hold the 5th Annual Cruise-In for a Cause on Saturday, April 18 from Noon to …

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Eagle Scout Award to Be Presented – Lawrence Allan Linebrink III Earns the BSA’s Highest Recognition

Monday, March 30, 2015

Lawrence Allan Linebrink, III, of Scottsville, Virginia, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award. Eagle …

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Michelle Pike and Ginger Godard Join Roy Wheeler Realty Co.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia – (3/30/15) – Roy Wheeler Realty Company is pleased to announce that Ginger Godard and Michelle Pike have recently joined their firm.  Roy …

MEMBER: Roy Wheeler Realty Co

28th Annual Men Who Cook Changes Venue

Monday, March 30, 2015

(Charlottesville – March 30, 2015) The 28th Annual Men Who Cook is occurring during the 50th Anniversary of Monticello Area Community Action Agency (MACAA).  The event takes …

MEMBER: Monticello Area Community Action Agency

Commercial Leasing Seminar with SCORE – April 28th

Thursday, March 26, 2015

SCORE’s Commercial Leasing Seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28th from 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM at the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. The Seminar …

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CBIC Tech Night Takeover – Strategic Marketing for Technology-Based Businesses featuring…

Thursday, March 26, 2015

~ CBIC Tech Night Takeover ~ Strategic Marketing for Technology-Based Businesses ~ featuring ~ David Chapin, Forma Life Science Marketing David Robinson, Birch Studio Linda Kolker, LindaKolker.com Dr. Martin Chapman, Indoor …

PVCC Student Named 2015 Coca-Cola Silver Scholar

Thursday, March 26, 2015

  Charlottesville, VA – Charlotte Barstow, a student at Piedmont Virginia Community College, has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Visit James Madison Museum!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The James Madison Museum in the Town of Orange, just under 4 miles from Madison’s life-long home Montpelier, has artifacts having belonged to Washington, Jefferson, …

MEMBER: James Madison Museum

Holly Hilton Participating in MDA Lock-Up Fundraiser! Help Her Make Bail!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Yep, I’m a Jailbird. And I’m pretty proud of it. I’m taking part in the 2015 Charlottesville MDA Lock-Up benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. As a …

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Andrea Gibson of Gibson Design Group to Design Study for Shelter for Help in Emergency Design House

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Andrea Gibson of Gibson Design Group, Inc. is designing the study in the upcoming Shelter for Help in Emergency Design House which will be open …

Albemarle County Schools’ Dr. Pam Moran Selected as Region 5’s Superintendent of the Year

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Dr. Pamela R. Moran, Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, has been named the Region 5 School Superintendent of the Year …

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The Paramount Presents: Montana Repertory Theatre’s THE GREAT GATSBY Live On Stage!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Tickets On Sale Now $19.50, $24.50        WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: The Great Gatsby WHEN: Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:30PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Online: http://www.theparamount.net/2015/paramount-presents-great-gatsby/ Phone: 434-979-1333 In Person: Paramount …

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Virginia Secretary of Education to Speak at PVCC’s 42nd Commencement

Monday, March 23, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Anne Holton, Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be the featured speaker at Piedmont Virginia Community College’s 42nd commencement …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Free Parking & Admission to 42nd Annual Blue Ridge Home Builders Association Home & Garden Festival, Recommended Donation to Albemarle Housing Improvement Program

Monday, March 23, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – The 42nd Annual Blue Ridge Home Builders Association (BRHBA) Home & Garden Festival will be held at the John Paul Jones arena …

MEMBER: CAAR

Hairspray at CHS Runs March 27-29

Monday, March 23, 2015

Charlottesville High School presents the crowd-pleasing Hairspray this weekend, March 27-29, at the Martin Luther King Performing Art Center.  Shows on Friday and Saturday are 7:30pm; Sunday’s …

MEMBER: Charlottesville City Schools

Albemarle County Public Schools’ CIO, Vince Scheivert, Receives National Technology Leadership Award

Monday, March 23, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Vincent Scheivert has been named the 2015 recipient of the Withrow Award by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), a national …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

Montpelier Wine Festival May 2 & 3

Monday, March 23, 2015

MEMBER: Orange County Chamber of Commerce

Bright Stars Applications Due March 31st for Fall Enrollment

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Albemarle County Public Schools Preschool Program is currently accepting applications for eligible 4-year-olds to enroll in the Bright Stars Program; a state and locally …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

State Farm Neighborhood Assist Program

Thursday, March 19, 2015

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Aquanett Veterans Benefit Announced At The Jefferson, 2 New Shows At The Southern

Thursday, March 19, 2015

        WHAT: “We Salute You” IAVA Benefit featuring Aquanett with Cheap Whiskey & Failure to Communicate WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, May 23, 2015 – Doors 7:00 …

MEMBER: Jefferson Theater

Save the Date: Early Learning/Education Summit on April 23, 8:30-11:30am

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Our United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area’s School Readiness-Smart Beginnings Impact Team, chaired by Mike Chinn, CEO of SNL, invites you to attend an early learning/education summit …

MEMBER: United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area

Virginia Blood Services Adds Morgan Adams to Team as Community Donor Center Marketing Representative

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Morgan Adams has joined Virginia Blood Services as the Community Donor Center Marketing Representative. If your small business or civic group would like to hold …

MEMBER: Virginia Blood Services/Charlottesville

Bankruptcy – Prepare now to protect your personal assets from the risks of bankruptcy with SCORE

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

SCORE’s Bankrupty Seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8th  from 3:00 PM – 4:30PM at the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. The Seminar is FREE …

MEMBER: SCORE

Solar power is coming on like gangbusters

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Kiplinger Letter (March 6, 2015) As homeowners and businesses increasingly turn to it to produce their own power and save on electric bills, utilities and the …

Learn About Business Opportunities with the City of Charlottesville: Selling to the City Workshop

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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PVCC Hosts 31st Annual Job Fair March 25

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s 31st Annual Job Fair on Wednesday, March 25, will offer students, alumni and community members an opportunity to …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Albemarle County Public Schools Receives National School Board Association’s Magna Award; First Time in Program History That a School Division Has Won Multiple Times

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Monticello High School’s Learning Commons has received the National School Board Association’s (NSBA) 2015 Magna Award, which is given annually to …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

Energize!Charlottesville Topic of BRAC Quarterly Luncheon March 24 at DoubleTree

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Energize!Charlottesville is the topic of the BRAC Quarterly luncheon next Tues (3/24) at the Double Tree Hotel. Speakers from the City of Charlottesville, UVa, and …

MEMBER: City of Charlottesville

Charlottesville Newsplex 2015 Healthy Living Expo – Reduced Exhibitor Rates for Chamber Members!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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Teens Opportunity Fair Provides Access to Jobs, Volunteer and Internship Opportunities in the Local Community

Monday, March 16, 2015

Charlottesville, VA, (March 11, 2015) – Local organizations will be at the Virginia Workforce Center – Charlottesville, located at 2211 Hydraulic Road Charlottesville, on Thursday …

MEMBER: Piedmont Workforce Network

Live Nation Presents: Brian Regan – Non-Stop Theater Tour The Paramount Theater On Sale This Week

Monday, March 16, 2015

        WHO: Live Nation Presents WHAT: Brian Regan – Non-Stop Theater Tour WHEN: Thursday, October 8th, 2015 at 7:30PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Paramount Supporters Pre-Sale:  Wednesday, March …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

PVCC Workforce Services Administrative Professionals Appreciation Day – April 22

Monday, March 16, 2015

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

County Celebrates Completion of New Northside Library Facility at March 16 Ceremony

Monday, March 16, 2015

Albemarle County officials joined representatives from the Jefferson Madison Regional Library at a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new Northside Library …

MEMBER: Albemarle County

Joe Thomas, WCHV Announced as Candidate for Man of the Year by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Monday, March 16, 2015

Thomas will join local leaders to compete for the title of Man of the Year CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA (March, 13, 2015) – The Virginia Chapter of The …

MEMBER: Monticello Media LLC

Charlottesville Area Businesses Recognized for their Excellence

Friday, March 13, 2015

Local restaurants honored with James Beard Award nomination and area vineyards acknowledged in prestigious Governors Cup competition Charlottesville, Va. (March 13, 2015) – The Charlottesville Albemarle …

MEMBER: Charlottesville Albemarle CVB

Nominations Now Open for The Charlottesville & Albemarle County Tourism Recognition Awards

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Charlottesville & Albemarle County Tourism Recognition Awards will be presented during National Tourism Week in May. The CACVB invites you to nominate hard-working individuals …

MEMBER: Charlottesville Albemarle CVB

Charlottesville Community Job Fair – May 16 – John Paul Jones Arena

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MEMBER: City of Charlottesville

PVCC Workforce Services Administrative Professionals Appreciation Day – April 22nd

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Practice your Tornado Shelter Plan – Register for the March 17 Statewide Tornado Drill

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Statewide Tornado Drill is scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, at 9:45 a.m.  The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Office of Emergency Management encourages every home, business, organization, and …

MEMBER: Albemarle County

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Futurebirds with Special Guest Avers, 6 More Shows Announced at The Southern

Thursday, March 12, 2015

        WHAT: Futurebirds with Special Guest Avers & Shagwüf WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall WHEN: Friday, April 17, 2015 – Doors 7:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET …

MEMBER: Red Light Management / Starr Hill Presents

PVCC to Offer Culinary Arts Program Information Sessions in March and April

Thursday, March 12, 2015

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

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

PVCC Named ‘Top Military-Friendly College’

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College has been named a top military-friendly college in Military Advanced Education magazine’s “2015 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

The Paramount Theater Presents: The Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary! Tickets On Sale Now!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: The Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary WHEN: Friday, March 27 at 7:30 PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale Now! $10.00 Online:http://www.theparamount.net/2015/breakfast-club-30th-anniversary/ Phone: 434-979-1333 In Person: …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

UVA Community Credit Union and Piedmont Virginia Community College Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New PVCC Campus Branch

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – UVA Community Credit Union and Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 16 to commemorate the …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Tom Tom Founders Festival Weekend Event Schedule

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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Tom Tom Founders Festival Founders Summit Schedule – April 17th

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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Battelle Support for Education in Charlottesville Grows with Annual Donations and Broadening Purpose

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    Strong foundation seen as key to later successes CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (March 10, 2015)—Battelle sees a direct corollary between early science education and workforce development in Charlottesville. …

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Ani DiFranco, 6 More Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

        WHAT: Nasty. Throwback Dance Party – Back That Thing Up WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 2015 – Doors 9:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $5 …

MEMBER: Red Light Management / Starr Hill Presents

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

Monday, March 9, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Albemarle County School Board is seeking applications from residents of the White Hall Magisterial District to serve on the school …

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The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors Recognizes Roy Wheeler Agents

Monday, March 9, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia – (3/6/15) – The following Roy Wheeler agents were recognized as 2014 CAAR professional Honor Society Honorees. Tammi Campbell, Dan Conquest, Yonna Smith, …

MEMBER: Roy Wheeler Realty Co

Commonwealth Skybar to Host First Annual Soupapalooza to Benefit Habitat for Humanity

Monday, March 9, 2015

Join us at Commonwealth Skybar for the First Annual Soupapalooza! Saturday March 21st from 11:00am to 4:00pm This fun, unique event will be the first of its …

MEMBER: Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar

Winner’s Bookkeeping Services’ Tommy George, Intuit Certified Accountant/Bookkeeper

Monday, March 9, 2015

Timmons Group’s Craig Kotarski Named an ENR MidAtlantic Top Young Professional

Monday, March 9, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – March 4, 2015   Engineering News Record (ENR) MidAtlantic, a leading publication recognizing engineering excellence, has named Craig Kotarski, Project Manager at Timmons …

MEMBER: Timmons Group

Announcing the 2015 MSBCoaching Institute

Friday, March 6, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – March 6, 2015.   MSBCoach will offer the 2015 MSBCoaching Institute on April 20-21, 2015. This program is ideal for executives, managers, HR professionals, people …

MEMBER: MSB Coach LLC

Learn WordPress for Website Development Workshop with SCORE

Friday, March 6, 2015

Learn WordPress for Website Development Workshop is   scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 from 5:45 PM – 8:45 PM at the Albemarle County Office Building, room 235 …

MEMBER: SCORE

Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Announce Budget Town Hall Meeting Dates

Friday, March 6, 2015

The Board of Supervisors are hosting a series of town hall meetings during March on Albemarle County’s Fiscal Year 2016 Operating and Capital Budget, which …

MEMBER: Albemarle County

Discover PVCC STEM Programs of Study at Free Event March 21

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College will host a free event to promote its science, technology and engineering (STEM) degree and certificate programs Saturday, …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Ash Lawn-Highland to host author panel March 22 in partnership with Virginia Festival of the Book

Thursday, March 5, 2015

  Panel to explore families and friendships of the founding fathers CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—In partnership with the 21st Annual Virginia Festival of the Book, Ash Lawn-Highland, the home …

MEMBER: Ash Lawn-Highland

Fielder’s Choice Enterprises Employee Emily Cox Raising Money for Muscular Dystrophy Association! Help her make bail!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Help me make bail and send local children to summer camp! Emily CoxCrime: Having a Big Heart Company: Fielder’s Choice Enterprises Donate to Emily’s Fund! Lock-Up InformationDate: April 23, 2015Location: Bonefish Grill 269 Connor …

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Red Shoe Cville Hosting Annual Downtown Chili Showdown & Brew Ha Ha April 18th

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Saturday, April 18th 11:30AM – 4:00PM The Downtown Chili Showdown and Brew Ha Ha will be a truly epic day! Red Shoe Cville will be hosting the …

MEMBER: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charlottesville

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS Meet with Local Officials

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

      Charlottesville, VA – The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) met at the Commonwealth Reserve on Wednesday, February 25th with elected and appointed officials from …

MEMBER: CAAR- Charlottesville Area Assoc. of Realtors

2015 Virginia Festival of the Book – Stories In Our Lives

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

      Do you love a good story? Then you won’t want to miss this special Virginia Festival of the Book event when Blake Bailey, Maureen Corrigan, Edwidge …

MEMBER: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Seven Albemarle County Public Schools Students Will Compete This Saturday in Central Virginia’s Regional Spelling Bee

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Albemarle County Public Schools will be sending seven students to the regional Spelling Bee, which is being held this Saturday, March …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

Candace DeLoach of Inn at Court Square Receives 2015 Member of the Year Award from Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia

Monday, March 2, 2015

This year’s nominees are all very deserving and it came down to a tough decision. This year’s award winner has been innkeeping in Charlottesville for …

MEMBER: Inn at Court Square/DeLoach Antiques

SCORE is Seeking Volunteers

Monday, March 2, 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 …

MEMBER: SCORE

The Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle Present the Eighth Annual “Wordplay” Tickets On Sale Now!

Monday, March 2, 2015

      WHO: Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville-Albemarle WHAT: Eighth Annual “Wordplay” WHEN: April 22, 2015 at 7:00PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale Now! $20 Online: http://www.theparamount.net/2015/wordplay/ Phone: 434-979-1333 In Person: Paramount …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

Starr Hill Brewery’s “Cheers for Charity” to Benefit National MS Society during March

Monday, March 2, 2015

        March is MS Awareness Month! It is with great excitement that the Chapter announces that we have been chosen as Starr Hill Brewery’s “Cheers for …

MEMBER: National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Blue Ridge Chapter

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