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June 2015

Claudia Dodson VHSL Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award Winners Announced

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

29 schools earn award presented by Wells Fargo CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Twenty-nine high schools have been awarded the 2014-15 Claudia Dodson VHSL Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity …

CATEGORY: Education

County Director of Social Services Retires

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Kathy Ralston, long-term Director of the Department of Social Services in Albemarle County, is retiring on June 30, 2015. At the Board of Supervisors meeting held …

CATEGORY: Workforce

Workshops Available for Understanding Changes to Charlottesville Free Clinic & Healthcare Access

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Charlottesville Free Clinic has changed its eligibility requirements to accommodate the changes in the healthcare delivery system brought about by the Affordable Care Act …

CATEGORY: Education

Sessions at Willow Grove Kicks off Summer Season with World-Renowned, Multi-Platinum Canadian Band, The Tenors

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

WHO:                   Sessions at Willow Grove is a lifestyle based television series created exclusively for Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform that celebrates and combines elements of …

CATEGORY: Event

Fridays for Food with Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

WHO:       nTelos Wireless & Blue Ridge Area Food Bank WHAT:     Fridays For Food WHEN:     1st Friday of every month through Sept May 1 / June …

CATEGORY: Event

Memory Quilt Presentation to City Council

Monday, June 29, 2015

When: Monday, July 6, 7:00pm Where: City Hall (2nd floor), 605 East Main Street June 29, 2015 (Charlottesville, VA) – The Memory Quilt made by Clark Elementary third …

CATEGORY: Arts

SCORE is Seeking Volunteers!

Monday, June 29, 2015

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

CATEGORY: Education

New Principals Appointed for Henley, Stone-Robinson

Friday, June 26, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Two members of the school division’s leadership team have been appointed principals of Henley Middle and Stone-Robinson Elementary schools. Dr. Beth Costa …

CATEGORY: Education

Greene County Students Awarded Scholarships to Attend PVCC Early College Program

Friday, June 26, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Due to a successful fundraising campaign by the Piedmont Virginia Community College Educational Foundation, 21 Greene County students have been awarded scholarships …

CATEGORY: Education

Timeflies Coming to The Jefferson, 13 New Shows Announced at The Southern

Friday, June 26, 2015

JUST ANNOUNCED        WHAT: Timeflies with Kalin & Myles WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Sunday, November 8, 2015 – Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $25 Advance / $28 …

CATEGORY: Event

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AquaFloat & Building Goodness Foundation Partner for July Fundraiser

Friday, June 26, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – Friday, June 26, 2015 – Charlottesville-based nonprofit Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) and local business AquaFloat Flotation Center will partner to host a month-long fundraiser …

CATEGORY: Event

Cooling Assistance Applications Now Being Accepted

Friday, June 26, 2015

Summer is just beginning, and so are record breaking temperatures.  For many, staying cool from the sweltering heat is a necessary health and safety precaution. …

CATEGORY: Community

Chamber Supports Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center Strategic Plan, “Innovative” Career Development “Pathways,” “Review of Facilities,” Piedmont Virginia Community College “Partnership,” “Consideration of Joint CATEC-PVCC Center”

Thursday, June 25, 2015

(Charlottesville, Virginia – June 25) – The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that, the Chamber Board of Directors approved a Chamber Resolution in …

KidsCollege@Greene Summer STEM Academies

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

CATEGORY: Education

Met Opera Summer Encores at The Paramount: Aida and The Merry Widow – Tickets On Sale Now!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: Met Opera Summer Encore: Aida and The Merry Widow WHEN: Aida – Thursday, August 13 at 1PM / The Merry Widow -Saturday, …

Kacey Musgraves Announces New Tour – The Kacey Musgraves Country & Western Rhinestone Revue Coming to The Paramount this October

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

TICKET ON SALE SCHEDULE COMING SOON!   WHO: Sandbox Entertainment WHAT: THE KACEY MUSGRAVES – COUNTRY & WESTERN RHINESTONE REVUE WHEN: Thursday, October 15 at 7:30pm WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, …

Boar’s Head Vodka Dinner Thursday, June 25th

Monday, June 22, 2015

Boar’s Head Vodka Dinner Thursday, June 25th Old Mill Room 6:00 p.m. Reception 6:30 p.m. Dinner Join Page Foley & Anthony Truzzolino from Southern Wine & Spirits for a four-course …

Chasing Life Exercise Presentation at Senior Center Inc. with ACAC

Monday, June 22, 2015

CHASING LIFE Senior Center Inc., 1180 Pepsi Place, Charlottesville, VA 22901  Tuesday July 7, 10am-11:30am Exercise – The Best All Purpose Medicine in the World Exercise can boost …

Boar’s Head Welcomes Cynthia C. Bennett as National Sales Manager

Monday, June 22, 2015

Charlottesville, VA   June 18, 2015:   Boar’s Head has named Cynthia C. Bennett National Sales Manager for its Richmond and Southeast territories, according to Ann H. …

VHSL Wells Fargo Cup for Academics Winners Announced

Monday, June 22, 2015

Bland County, Central-Wise, Blacksburg, Harrisonburg, Princess Anne and Stafford claim 2015 Wells Fargo Cup Academic crowns CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Four first-time winners and a traditional powerhouse …

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PVCC Educational Foundation Receives Donation from Pioneer Bank

Monday, June 22, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Officials at Piedmont Virginia Community College announced today that Pioneer Bank recently donated $2,500 to the PVCC Annual Campaign. “We commend Pioneer Bank …

CATEGORY: Education

Just Announced: Summer Movie Schedule at The Paramount

Monday, June 22, 2015

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: Summer Movie Schedule (The NeverEnding Story and The Lego Movie) WHEN: Summer 2015 (The NeverEnding Story, July 19 at 2PM / The Lego Movie, August 23 at 2PM) WHERE: …

CATEGORY: Event

Tracy Meade and Associates, Financial Advisors Has Moved!

Monday, June 22, 2015

Tracy Meade and Associates, Financial Advisors is pleased to announce the relocation of their offices to: 198 Spotnap Road, Suite C-3 Charlottesville, VA  22911 There are no changes to …

CATEGORY: Financial

Fare Thee Well Simulcast, Sturgill Simpson, 3 More Shows Announcedat The Jefferson & Southern

Monday, June 22, 2015

        WHAT: Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead Simulcast WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Friday, July 3, 2015 – Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET …

CATEGORY: Event

Nominations Now Being Accepted for the Sexual Assault Resource Agency’s 2015 Annette DeGregoria Grimm Award

Monday, June 22, 2015

Charlottesville, VA, June 22, 2015 – Nominations are now being accepted for the Sexual Assault Resource Agency’s (SARA’s) Annual Annette DeGregoria Grimm Award. The award …

PVCC Student Team Named One of Top 10 Winners in National Science Competition

Monday, June 22, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – A student team at Piedmont Virginia Community College has been named one of the top 10 winners of the 2015 National Science …

Learn What is Needed to Get a Bank Loan! Learn About Micro Lending!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

What is needed for a bank loan? What is a Micro-loan? Seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 7 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at …

Growing Our Culinary Region with the Right Ingredients: Presenting The Business of Food Conference 2015: Recipe for Success

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Central Virginia and Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Centers are excited to present the Business of Food Conference: Recipe for Success. All who desire …

The World-Renowned Golden Dragon Acrobats Live on Stage at The Paramount this November 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tickets on sale next week! WHO: Paramount Presents WHAT: Golden Dragon Acrobats WHEN: Friday, November 27 at 7PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale This Week! $19.50 Youth, …

Carbon Leaf Announced at The Jefferson | 3 New Shows at The Southern

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

        WHAT: Carbon Leaf WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Friday, November 6, 2015 – Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $16 Advance / $20 Day of Show ON SALE: …

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Talent Solutions Grant Competition for Economic Development

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Virginia Film Festival to Launch ‘Moonlight Movies’ Outdoor Film Series

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Free public screening series to launch Friday, June 26 with Xanadu at Champion Brewing Company Series To Continue Throughout Summer With Lineup Including The Sandlot, Back to …

Two New Programs of Study Now Offered through PVCC

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College is offering two new programs of study for the fall 2015 semester. The two new programs, construction management and …

New Endowed Nursing Scholarship Established for PVCC Students

Monday, June 15, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – The Piedmont Virginia Community College Educational Foundation announced today that a new endowed scholarship has been established to support PVCC students who …

Building Goodness Foundation & UVA Nursing Students Without Borders Finish Clinic

Monday, June 15, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – Monday, June 15, 2015 – After 15 years of planning, a collaborative project between local nonprofit Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) and the University …

RT. 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts

Friday, June 12, 2015

Scheduled activities: Week of June 15-19, 2015CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the …

Kiwanis Independence Day 5K Race to Benefit Camp Holiday Trails

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

(June 10, 2015)   On Saturday morning, July 4, 2015, the Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville, in conjunction with the Charlottesville Track Club, and with major support …

Albemarle High School Student Receives International Award

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – A rising senior at Albemarle High School earned international recognition this past weekend when he received the 2014-15 National Mentee of …

PVCC to Offer Culinary Arts Program Information Sessions in June and July

Tuesday, June 9, 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 …

Two-Time Emmy and Grammy Award-Winning Comedian Kathy Griffin Live on Stage June 19 at The Paramount!

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

WHO: Paramount Presents WHAT: Kathy Griffin WHEN: Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 9PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale Now!  $34.50, $39.50, $44.50, $75.50 Gold Circle Online: http://www.theparamount.net/2015/paramount-presents-kathy-griffin-2/ Phone: 434 …

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Albemarle County is Partnering with the Kids and Parks Program!

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Kids in Parks is an expanding network of family-friendly outdoor adventures called TRACK Trails. Each TRACK Trail features self-guided brochures and signs that turn your …

Chamber Members SAVE on Custom Marketing and Promotional Material, Including Business Cards and Copy Services with Office Depot!

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Act-21 with barre.[d] Studio – Simple Habits. Daily.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

act-21. simple habits. daily. June 20th at 11:30am. register today. We’re bringing in the experts. Just for you. Grab some snacks and get ready to begin an amazing summer workshop in …

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

Monday, June 8, 2015

What is needed for a bank loan? What is a Micro-loan? Seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 7 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at …

Open House on Water Resources Programs & Funding in Albemarle County

Thursday, June 4, 2015

On Wednesday, June 24, the Water Resources Funding Advisory Committee will be hosting an Open House on Water Resources in Albemarle County. This event will …

Jim Adkins (of Jimmy Eat World), 2 More Shows Announced At The Southern

Thursday, June 4, 2015

        WHAT: Parker Millsap WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall WHEN: Thursday, June 25, 2015 – Doors 6:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $10 Advance / $12 Day …

WVTF/Radio IQ Presents Landscape and Weather at the WVTF and Radio IQ Studio Gallery in June

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Kids Swing Albemarle County Rotary Club Golf Tournament!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Kids Swing is a unique golf tournament presented by the Albemarle County Rotary Club as a part of their Community Outreach Programs.  The tournament benefits …

The Daily Progress Owning Your Web Presence Seminar – June 16

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Rt. 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts – Scheduled Activities: Week of June 1-5, 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville during the upcoming …

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Learn What is Needed to Get a Bank Loan and Learn About Mirco Lending with SCORE!

Monday, June 1, 2015

What is needed for a bank loan? What is a Micro-loan? Seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 7 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at …

The Bridge Line Invites You to Their 4th Annual June Party

Monday, June 1, 2015

PVCC Faculty, Staff Honored at Recent Ceremony

Monday, June 1, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – Piedmont Virginia Community College faculty and staff were honored during a recent ceremony on the Main Campus. Following is a list of …

Steps to Success Program Community Schedule June-December 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015

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