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April 2015

Advanced Network Systems, Inc. Named Platinum Partner by WatchGuard Technologies

Thursday, April 30, 2015

  Company represents most elite resellers who bring the highest level of network security counsel and service CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, April 29, 2015 – Advanced Network Systems, Inc. …

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Andrea Gibson of Gibson Design Group to Give Seminar May 4th

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Andrea Gibson, ASID of Gibson Design Group will be giving a seminar on May 4 at the Charlottesville Design House on “Ask the Designer”.  It …

Albemarle County schools win nearly $10,000 in grants from the CenturyLink Foundation for innovative technology projects

Thursday, April 30, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program. The program, …

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Steve Forbert Trio, 2 More Shows Announced At The Southern

Thursday, April 30, 2015

        WHAT: Skyward with Port Harbour WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall WHEN: Saturday, May 30, 2015 – Doors 6:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $5 Advance / …

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WVTF/RADIO IQ and New City Arts present New Sincerity, an exhibit by Victoria Long in may at The WVTF and Radio IQ Studio Gallery

Thursday, April 30, 2015

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SCORE’s Branding Workshop – Learn how to brand your business!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

SCORE’s Branding Workshop Two workshop sessions for one price! SCORE is excited to present TWO major branded businesses – MudHouse Coffee Roasters andRagged Mountain Running Shop – …

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Get Started at PVCC with Free Information Sessions in May

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College will host Getting Started sessions in May for prospective students. PVCC’s Outreach Manager Denise McClanahan will present the …

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Take the Clean Commute Pledge Celebrate Clean Commute Day on Friday, May 1st

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – April 28, 2015) The Commuter Information Team is proud to host the 25th annual Clean Commute Day in the Central Virginia region, …

MEMBER: Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission/RideShare

Ash Lawn-Highland Excavation Reveals Building Remains

Monday, April 27, 2015

  Recently uncovered architectural foundation on the estate of James Monroe raises new questions CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Recent archaeological excavations conducted at the historic core of Ash Lawn-Highland, the home …

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Roy Wheeler participates in the Home and Garden Show

Monday, April 27, 2015

(Charlottesville, VA) – (4/24/15) – (Roy Wheeler Realty Co) Roy Wheeler Realty Company sponsored a booth at the Blue Ridge Home Builders Association Home and …

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Chris Stapleton + Rockn’ To Lockn’ Return To The Jefferson, 5 NewShows At The Southern

Monday, April 27, 2015

WHAT: Chris Stapleton WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, June 20, 2015 – Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $15 Advance / $17 Day of Show ON SALE: …

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Fifth Annual Paramount Theater Grand Marquee Gala with Second City

Monday, April 27, 2015

We are thrilled to announce the 5th Annual Grand Marquee Award Gala featuring a special performance by world-renowned improv group, The Second City! As we …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

PVCC Hosts 11th Annual Academic and Leadership Awards Convocation

Monday, April 27, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College held its 11th Annual Academic and Leadership Awards Convocation on Thursday, April 16. More than 100 students received …

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City of Charlottesville Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Public Open House

Monday, April 27, 2015

MEMBER: City of Charlottesville

20th Annual Kids Only Trout Fishing Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The twentieth  annual Kid’s Fishing Day will be held at Mint Springs Park in Crozet, Virginia on April 25, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 …

MEMBER: Albemarle County

Writing Intensive Program Receives Award for Excellence in Education

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – A writing intensive program for students at Piedmont Virginia Community College has received a Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Best Practices in …

MEMBER: Piedmont Virginia Community College

The Paramount Presents: ABBA The Concert

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Tickets On Sale Now! WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: ABBA The Concert WHEN: Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale Now! $24.50, $34.50, …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

Management and Economic Development Executive Appointed as CATEC’s New Officer for Planning and Workforce Development; Dean of Academic Affairs Also Named

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Board of the Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) has approved a new leadership team for the school that includes …

MEMBER: Albemarle County

For the Birds? For The Arc! – Lark for the ARC VII

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Charlottesville VA – The non-profit Arc of the Piedmont will once again be the beneficiary of some bird-counting volunteers here in Central Virginia.  The Albemarle …

MEMBER: Arc of the Piedmont

Tom Tom Founders Festival Concludes Most Successful Year To Date

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Attendance at 26,230. Festival Announces Award Winners from Week of Programs.   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 22, 2015) – Tom Tom Founders Festival ended a week of parties, …

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Red Rocker Candy Expands Hours Just in Time for Administrative Professionals’ Day

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Troy, VA. April 20, 2015. Red Rocker Candy, LLC is expanding the open hours of the Factory Store at 92B Industrial Way in Troy, just …

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barre.[d] studio Partnering with Local Retailer on May 14th 6PM-8PM

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

We’re so excited to be partnering for some FUN and fashion at The Impeccable Pig!  Save the date, May 14th from 6pm-8pm; meet us at …

Jefferson Area CHiP to Host Charlottesville’s First Ever Human Foosball Tournament May 3rd!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Jefferson Area CHiP is hosting Charlottesville’s first-ever Human Foosball Tournament, Sunday afternoon, May 3rd, 2015, from 1-5pm at the Ix Art Park downtown. Teams of six …

MEMBER: Jefferson Area CHiP

Cobb Technologies to Celebrate 25 Years with Ribbon Cutting & Festivities May 19th

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

MEMBER: Cobb Technologies

Virginia Blood Services Spring Blood Drive – Team Jackie & Ramzey Tahboub

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

MEMBER: Virginia Blood Services/Charlottesville

Civic Engagement Designer Don Edwards to Speak at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Monday, April 20, 2015

(Charlottesville, VA) On Monday April 20, the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center presents a conversation with Don Edwards, principal of Justice and Sustainable Associates …

MEMBER: Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

SCORE’s Branding Workshop Two Workshop Sessions for One Price!

Monday, April 20, 2015

SCORE is excited to present TWO major branded businesses – MudHouse Coffee Roasters andRagged Mountain Running Shop – as examples of successful brands. John Lawrence, …

MEMBER: SCORE

Statewide Association Selects Western Albemarle’s Steve Heon as an Athletic Administrator of the Year

Monday, April 20, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Steve Heon, Western Albemarle High School’s athletic director, has been named an Athletic Administrator of the Year by the Virginia Interscholastic …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

Piedmont Housing Alliance Highlights Fair Housing Month in Charlottesville

Monday, April 20, 2015

 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – April is “Fair Housing Month,” and the Fair Housing Program at Piedmont Housing Alliance has a schedule of activities to bring attention …

MEMBER: Piedmont Housing Alliance

Piedmont Council for the Arts Presents: ArtQuest Program Exhibit at CitySpace

Monday, April 20, 2015

What: Charlottesville City Schools Art Quest Program Exhibit at CitySpace When: Friday, May 1, 5:30-7:00pm Where: CitySpace (100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902 on the Downtown …

MEMBER: Piedmont Council for the Arts

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Star Hill Presents: Upcoming Events at nTelos Wireless Pavilion / Paramount Theater

Monday, April 20, 2015

    GARRISON KEILLOR’S A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION The America the Beautiful Tour Saturday, August 8 – nTelos Wireless Pavilion ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 24 AT 10AM CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (APR …

MEMBER: Red Light Management / Starr Hill Presents

CBIC Expands Innovators Row at 2015 Awards Gala

Monday, April 20, 2015

Expanded Showcase for Central Virginia Entrepreneurs Limited Spots Available – Applications Due May 4 April 20, 2015 – (Charlottesville, VA) The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council …

Tom Tom Founders Festival Continues Tonight with Fourth Annual Crowdfunded Pitch Competition and U.Va.’s Innovator of the Year Award

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Competition for Local Entrepreneurs Follows Ceremony for U.Va.’s Top Inventors & Researchers   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 16, 2015) – Night four of the weeklong Tom Tom Founders …

MEMBER: Tom Tom Founders Festival

April 26th Childcare Celebration at barre.[d] Studio

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

barre.[d] studio April 26th at 3pm-5pm childcare celebration class + celebrating. this is how we do it! come for class and treats and see our new space for …

For Distracted Driving Awareness Month, U.Va. Debuts Educational Video at Charlottesville High School

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Each day in the US, more than 1000 people are injured or killed in crashes involving a distracted driver. In response, the Injury Prevention Program at …

MEMBER: Charlottesville City Schools

Building Goodness in April Build Day 2015 is April 18

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hundreds of UVA Darden Students Help Renovate Nine Local Sites Charlottesville, VA — One of our region’s largest community projects will take place on Saturday, April …

MEMBER: Building Goodness Foundation

Tonight, Tom Tom Founders Festival Hosts 2nd Annual Songwriter Competition

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

10 Original Artists Vie for Crowdfunded Cash Prize CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 15, 2015) – Tonight at 7:30pm, at The Haven in Downtown Charlottesville, ten outstanding local …

MEMBER: Tom Tom Founders Festival

Eight Lenhart Pettit Attorneys Honored

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Lenhart Pettit is pleased to announce that eight of its attorneys have been honored by designations from 2015 Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business. Five …

MEMBER: Lenhart Pettit

Eleventh Annual Kiwanis Dogwood Pancake Breakfast

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The journey through grief and loss may be difficult and lonely.  Children and adolescents are sometimes ‘forgotten grievers.’ The Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville will donate proceeds …

MEMBER: Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville

Tonight – Tom Tom Founders Festival and the Future Fund Host Charlottesville’s First Ever Nonprofit Pitch Competition

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

16 Nonprofits Vie for $30,000 in Grant Funding from CACF Future Fund in Public Competition CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 13, 2015) – Sixteen forward-thinking nonprofits from the Charlottesville …

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Haggis for Hope House – Supporting MACAA with Men Who Cook

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

(Charlottesville – April 14, 2015)  The Monticello Area Community Action Agency (MACAA) largest fundraiser, Men Who Cook, takes place April 25, 2015 between 6 pm …

MEMBER: Monticello Area Community Action Agency

Tom Tom Founders Festival Begins Today!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Opening Reception Kicks Off Week of Concerts, Parties, Startups, Local Food, and Art in Downtown Charlottesville, VA. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 13, 2015) –  Tom Tom Founders …

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Register for SCORE’s Commercial Leasing Seminar April 28, 2015

Monday, April 13, 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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Roy Wheeler Realty Chili Cook Off Raised Over $600 for Toy Lift of Charlottesville

Monday, April 13, 2015

Roy Wheeler Realty Company held a Chili Cook Off to benefit Toy Lift of Charlottesville on April 9th  sponsored by Movement Mortgage and Charlottesville Settlement.  …

MEMBER: Roy Wheeler Realty Co

Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner; Graduation at Clifton Inn

Monday, April 13, 2015

Mother’s Day Sunday, May 10th, 2015  Treat mom to our 3 course Mother’s Day Brunch for $55 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM or to our elegant …

MEMBER: The Clifton Inn

Charlottesville City Kindergarten Open Houses & Registration

Monday, April 13, 2015

K is for kindergarten! Kindergarten open houses and registration for Charlottesville City Schools will be held Thursday, April 23, from 3:30 – 6pm. If your child will be 5 by …

MEMBER: Charlottesville City Schools

VHSL 2015 Group 6A All-State Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Selected

Monday, April 13, 2015

W.T. Woodson’s Eric Bowles selected 6A Boys Player of the Year and Cosby’s Jocelyn Jones named 6A Girls Player of the Year; Landstown’s Dwight Robinson …

MEMBER: Virginia High School League

Virginia Blood Services Wants to Take You Out to the Ballgame!

Monday, April 13, 2015

MEMBER: Virginia Blood Services/Charlottesville

Building Goodness Foundation Groundbreaking Ceremony April 22nd

Monday, April 13, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – Charlottesville-based non-profit, Building Goodness Foundation (BGF), is proud to host a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, April 22nd at noon at 128 Carlton …

MEMBER: Building Goodness Foundation

Party On! Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure On the Big Screen at The Paramount Theater on May 31

Friday, April 10, 2015

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure [PG] WHEN: Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 2PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VATickets On Sale Now! $4 Youth (12 …

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McGuireWoods Lawyers Named Va. Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

Thursday, April 9, 2015

  Thirty-eight lawyers from McGuireWoods’ Charlottesville, Norfolk, Richmond and Tysons Corner offices have been named among the Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2015. “Rising Stars” …

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WVTF and RADIO IQ and New City Arts present “Line & Color,” a Willco Studios Collaborative Show

Thursday, April 9, 2015

     WVTF and RADIO IQ and New City Arts present “Line & Color”, a Willco Studios Collaborative Show Friday, April 10, from 5-7 PM, at The WVTF and …

MEMBER: WVTF Public Radio & RADIO IQ

Why are Rodan + Fields Direct Sales Skyrocketing?

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy …

MEMBER: Jennifer McCune for Rodan + Fields

Bike MS: Tour De Vine – June 13-14, 2015

Two Albemarle High School Teachers Honored for Service to Students as Mentors

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia)–Two Albemarle County public school teachers are the 2015 recipients of the President’s Award from 100 Black Men of Central Virginia.  Both teachers, …

MEMBER: Albemarle County Public Schools

Tom Tom Founders Summit Coming to The Paramount Theater Tickets On Sale Now at tomtomfest.com!

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

WHO: Tom Tom Founders Festival WHAT: Tom Tom Founders Summit WHEN: Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8AM-5:15PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale Now at tomtomfest.com! $75 Online: http://www.theparamount.net/2015/tom-tom-founders-summit/ Phone: 434-979-1333 In …

MEMBER: The Paramount Theater

Crescent Hall Quilters Project – Part of a Partnership between Piedmont Council for the Arts, City of Charlottesville, Bridge PAI & UVA Architecture

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

  What: Crescent Hall Quilters Project Celebration When: Monday, April 27, 1:30-2:30pm Where: Clark Elementary School (1000 Belmont Avenue in Charlottesville) April 6, 2015 (Charlottesville, VA) – PCA is …

MEMBER: Piedmont Council for the Arts

2015 Fridays After Five First Half Schedule Announcement

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 6, 2015 / 7am) —- In its 28th season, Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live …

MEMBER: nTelos Wireless Pavilion

Andy Johnson Appointed as Stony Point’s 25th Principal

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – H. Andrew Johnson, who has been serving as the interim principal of Stony Point Elementary School since August of last year …

MEMBER: Albemarle County

The Paramount Presents: The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites Tickets On Sale Now!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

        WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites WHEN: Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On …

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Jersey Mike’s Subs Now Hiring for New Location on Pantops!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Jersey Mike’s to Open Charlottesville Location May 2015

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

AHIP, CAAR, & BRHBA Partner to Raise $50,000 by June 1 and Expand Community Awareness for Keeping Local Neighbors Safe at Home

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      To Kick-Off the Spring Fundraising Campaign, Citizen Burger Will Donate 10% of Meal Receipts from 5-8 pm on Wednesday, April 1 Charlottesville, VA – Albemarle Housing …

MEMBER: CAAR

2015 Chamber Spring Luncheon, Wednesday, April 29th; Dr. Robert Templin, President Emeritus, NOVA to Give Keynote Address; Small Business Person Award to Be Presented

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

(Charlottesville, Virginia – April 7)  The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2015 Annual Chamber Spring Luncheon – underwritten by BB&T and The …

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

Monday, April 6, 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

Introducing the Men, Who Cook – MACAA’s 28th Annual Men Who Cook Fundraiser

Monday, April 6, 2015

(Charlottesville – April 6, 2015) The Monticello Area Community Action Agency’s (MACAA) largest fundraiser, Men Who Cook, takes place April 25, 2015 from 6 pm …

MEMBER: Monticello Area Community Action Agency

Loving Cup Vineyard & Winery Tasting Room Open Again

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Tasting Room Open Friday – Sunday,  11 am – 5 pm After another cold winter, the vineyard is beginning to awaken.  Clovers, wild onions, and rye …

MEMBER: Loving Cup Vineyard & Winery

Tax Proposals Would Move U.S. Closer to Global Norm

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Wall Street Journal March 30, 2015 Proposals for a consumption tax gain traction in both parties By John D. McKinnon U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle …

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