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July 2015

Tom Tom Founders Festival Fall Block Party this September!

Friday, July 31, 2015

TOM TOM FOUNDERS FESTIVAL announces FALL BLOCK PARTYSAVE THE DATES friday 9/25 and saturday 9/26 at the IX ART PARK The Fall Block Party is back, and you know what …

CATEGORY: Community

Gold’s Gym Charlottesville Offering Month to Month Rate

Friday, July 31, 2015

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CATEGORY: Fitness

NFHS Network and Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance to Showcase Top Performing VHSL Student-Athletes

Friday, July 31, 2015

This season, the NFHS Network has partnered with the Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance (VAFB) agents to showcase top performing student-athletes from around the state with …

CATEGORY: Education

Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Releases 2015 2nd Quarter Results

Thursday, July 30, 2015

PVCC to Hold Instructor Open House for Noncredit Programs

Thursday, July 30, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Workforce Services Division will hold an open house for prospective instructors on Wednesday, August 19, from 5 to …

CATEGORY: Education

Albemarle County Releases 2015 Citizen Survey Results

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Overall Quality of Life Rankings Remain High Albemarle County is pleased to release the results of its 2015 Citizen Survey which indicates that citizens continue to …

Albemarle County Rotary Club awards scholarships to PVCC students

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – The Albemarle County Rotary Club (ACRC) recently awarded scholarships to four students at Piedmont Virginia Community College. PVCC student recipients included Stephanie Hart, …

CATEGORY: Education

What’s Better Than Heading to the Barre with a Friend? Free Barre Classes at barre.[d]!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

get free barre spots…this is how: barre.[d] referral program. refer a friend to the studio! email us who is showing up to barre with you. when they …

CATEGORY: Fitness

Office, Library or Waiting Room Chairs Available!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Pregnancy Centers of Central VA is selling some great, gently used furniture! Teal upholstered chairs will bring a bit of fun and sophistication to …

CATEGORY: Member News

Albemarle County Summer Blood Drive Wednesday, July 29

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Albemarle County Summer Blood Drive Wednesday, July 29 9:00am – 1:00pm Room 235 – 401 McIntire Rd. To sign up contact Leanne Knox – 296-5827 ext. 3075 Or, go to: https://vadonor.org  …

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Sales Tax Holiday for Qualified School Supplies, Clothing & Footwear, August 7-9

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Virginia General Assembly has again approved a state sales tax holiday for purchases of school supplies, clothing and footwear for …

CATEGORY: Education

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Presents: Brulé at The Paramount Theater this September 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015

Tickets On Sale Now!   WHO: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities WHAT: Brulé WHEN: Saturday, September 12 at 8PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VATickets On Sale Now! $12 In Advance, $15 …

CATEGORY: Event

Important Alert for Orange County Chamber Members/Affiliates

Monday, July 27, 2015

Attention Chamber Members, It has come to our attention that Premier Maps – Universal AdCom is contacting our Chamber members to purchase ad space on a …

CATEGORY: Chamber News

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative Earns Distinguished Tree Line USA Recognition

Monday, July 27, 2015

Left to Right: Robbie Beard – District Manager, Culpeper office; Kent Farmer – President & CEO of REC; Keith Forry – Director of Vegetation Management …

CATEGORY: Award

The Charlottesville Free Clinic (CFC) Announces Colleen Keller as New Executive Director

Monday, July 27, 2015

New Leadership at CFC Brings Experience Working with Underserved Community Members Colleen recently served the Charlottesville community as the Executive Director of PACEM, whose mission is …

CATEGORY: Workforce

Fall Fashion Show & Luncheon at The Independence

Monday, July 27, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

SBDC Workshop: Construction, Disruption, & Mitigation – August 12, 13, & 14

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Is your business prepared to MITIGATE potential DISRUPTION from upcoming CONSTRUCTION?  Even if you think you are prepared, you will pick up additional tips and …

CATEGORY: Education

History Enthusiasts, “Gray Ghost” and U.S. Grant Fans – Opportunity to Meet Author David Goetz at The James Madison Museum

Thursday, July 23, 2015

You don’t want to miss this special opportunity to- “Meet the Author” Mr. David Goetz Recipient of the United Daughters of the Confederacy’s Jefferson Davis Award, 2015 Sunday, August …

CATEGORY: Event

Clifton Inn’s New À La Carte Menu Has Arrived!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

- Smaller Plates to Start-COLD Chilled Zucchini Soup Lilly honey, brown butter 10 Mixed Greens Salad  Peanut nougatine, surryano ham, tart, apple and ricotta cheese 9 Seasonal Vegetable Salad Garden vegetables, …

CATEGORY: Food

Dark Star Orchestra, 7 More Shows Announced at The Jefferson & Southern

Thursday, July 23, 2015

JUST ANNOUNCED        WHAT: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. with Brothertiger WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Monday, November 2, 2015 – Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $15 Advance / …

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Forward/Adelante Meetup on Thursday, August 13

Thursday, July 23, 2015

FABA invites YOU to enjoy a fun evening of after-hours conversation and refreshments. Stop by to meet Hispanic and diverse local leaders and entrepreneurs face-to-face. …

CATEGORY: Event

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Josh Turner Takes the Stage at The Paramount This October 2, 2015!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: Josh Turner WHEN: Friday, October 2, 2015 at 8PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VATickets On Sale This Week!   On Sale Schedule:All Paramount Supporters: …

CATEGORY: Event

Virginia Blood Services Broadcasters for Blood Drive Update and Reminder!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Order UP, one of the area’s best online food delivery services, serving over sixty local restaurants, has agreed to provide food on-site from 5:00pm to …

CATEGORY: Event

Albemarle County’s Emergency Communications Center Re-Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia – Thomas Hanson, Executive Director of the Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) announced today that a team of assessors from the Commission …

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Receives $1 Million Gift for Encyclopedia

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Charlottesville, VA—Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) has received a $1 million gift from its Board chairman, Barbara J. Fried, to support Encyclopedia Virginia (EV), the largest donation from …

CATEGORY: Member News

The Virginia State Tourism Office is Bringing its LOVE Artwork to The Inn at Willow Grove!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

Rt. 29 Solutions Contractor Plans Job Fair

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – In an effort to provide employment opportunities, Lane-Corman Joint Venture comprised of The Lane Construction Corporation, Corman Construction, and several subcontractors will …

CATEGORY: Workforce

The Louisa Chamber welcomes Timothy Hulbert, IOM, Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, President, CEO & Secretary

Friday, July 17, 2015

Louisa Chamber Business Breakfast August 4th, 2015 Louisa Arts Center • 212 Fredericksburg Ave • Louisa VA   (540) 967-2200 The Louisa Chamber welcomes Timothy Hulbert, IOM, Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, President, …

CATEGORY: Chamber News

Construction and Temporary Closure of Carrsbrook Drive

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Board of Supervisors has approved a construction project along Carrsbrook Drive to replace a failing underground pipe between the upper and lower lakes along …

CATEGORY: Community

Eight City Residents Graduate from Charlottesville City’s GO Driver Porgram

Thursday, July 16, 2015

On Monday July 6, 2015, eight City of Charlottesville residents graduated from the Growing Opportunity (GO) Driver program. GO Driver is a pre-employment training program …

CATEGORY: Workforce

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Blues Traveler + 5 More Shows Announced at The Jefferson | Carl Anderson & Particle Coming To The Southern

Thursday, July 16, 2015

JUST ANNOUNCEDWHAT: Blues Traveler WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Friday, August 21, 2015 – Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $25 Advance / $28 Day of Show ON …

CATEGORY: Event

Boar’s Head Presents, Malibu Rum Dinner Thursday, July 23rd

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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 dinner that pairs uniquely with …

CATEGORY: Event

2015 Virginia High School Hall of Fame Honorees Chosen

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

26th HOF Class features seven inductees CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to high school athletic and activity programs have been selected …

CATEGORY: Education

Albemarle Estate at Trump Winery Opening Celebration Held July 14th

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

On Tuesday, July 14, Donald and Eric Trump hosted a Grand Opening Celebration of the Albemarle Estate at Trump Winery. Nestled in the beautiful Blue …

CATEGORY: Event

Fluvanna County Habitat for Humanity Impact! Virginia-Fluvanna 2015

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Giving up a week of summer to work in hot and humid weather, over 200 students and chaperones from all over Virginia will arrive in …

CATEGORY: Community

Harrisonburg Attorney Joins Alzheimer’s Association Board of Directors – Board Officers Elected

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The Central and Western Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has announced the addition of Matthew C. Sunderlin from Harrisonburg to its Board of Directors …

CATEGORY: Community

Esme T. Pitard Joins Boar’s Head as Conference Planning Manager

Monday, July 13, 2015

Charlottesville, VA   July 11, 2015:   Boar’s Head is pleased to welcome Esme T. Pitard as Conference Planning Manager.  Esme will utilize more than 16 years …

CATEGORY: Workforce

Just Announced: 2015-2016 Met Opera Live in HD Season at The Paramount Theater

Monday, July 13, 2015

Tickets Coming Soon! WHO: The  Metropolitan Opera & The Paramount Theater WHAT: 2015-2016 Met Opera Live in HD WHEN: Schedule below:MET Live in HD: Il Trovatore – Saturday, …

CATEGORY: Event

Albemarle County Announces Establishment of Citizen Resource Advisory Committees

Friday, July 10, 2015

The Board of Supervisors has appointed eight members to serve on the County’s newly created Citizens Resource Advisory Committee. The Board approved the concept of …

CATEGORY: Community

UVA Community Credit Union Recognized by Small Business Administration

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia, July 8, 2015: Once again, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has recognized UVA Community Credit Union’s success in supporting small businesses by …

CATEGORY: Award

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Albemarle Names New Director of Social Services

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Albemarle County announced the appointment of Phyllis Savides to Director of the Department of Social Services effective July 8, 2015. Phyllis Savides, newly appointed Director of …

CATEGORY: Workforce

Pearl Island Foods Announces Multiple Menus to Fit All Your Catering Needs

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Pearl Island Foods, LLC is a food production company focused on providing its customers delicious Haitian and Caribbean cuisine. Our featured product is Pearl Island Foods’ Pikliz …

CATEGORY: Food

Fleaville Pop-Up Market Returns to IX Art Park Saturday

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Market showcases local artisans + designers from region CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (June 29th, 2015) – The 3rd Fleaville Market of the season will take place this Saturday, …

CATEGORY: Event

The Mavericks + Granger Smith Announced at The Jefferson, 10 New Shows at The Southern

Thursday, July 9, 2015

  WHAT: An Evening with The Mavericks WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Thursday, September 3, 2015 – Doors 7:30 PM, Show 8:30 PM TICKET PRICE: $35 Advance / $37 Day …

CATEGORY: Event

GE Industrial Solutions Announces New Plant Manager & Site Leader for Charlottesville Manufacturing Facility

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

GE Industrial Solutions is pleased to announce the appointment of Joel Orn as Plant Manager and Site Leader for the Charlottesville Manufacturing Facility located in Charlottesville, …

Monkee’s of Charlottesville Hiring Full & Part Time Sales Positions

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

CATEGORY: Retail

Sound of Music Sing-A-Long Coming to The Big Screen this August! Tickets On Sale Now!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: Sing-A-Long-A “Sound of Music” WHEN: Saturday, August 22, at 4:00PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets On Sale Now! $11 Youth (12 & Under), …

CATEGORY: Event

Kiplinger Letter – Washington, July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The housing recovery will step up its pace heading into the second half of the year and beyond. That’s good news for the economy overall, and …

Get to Know The Inn at Willow Grove & Limited VIP Seating for The Tenors Performance

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see The Tenors perform at The Inn at Willow Grove on July 29th.  Only 50 VIP seats are …

CATEGORY: Event

Broadcasters for Blood Drive July 27 at DoubleTree Hotel

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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Mountainside Senior Living Fundraiser during Month of July – Eat Well & Help the MSL Community!

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

Rt. 29 Solutions Contractor Plans Vendor Fair for Local, Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – In an effort to provide contracting and employment opportunities for local businesses, Lane-Corman Joint Venture will hold a vendor fair for local, …

CATEGORY: Event

Accounting Solutions Relocates to New Office

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Congratulations to Devyani Goradia on the opening of her new building on 1024 Carrington Place, just off Rio Road. Her business, Accounting Solutions, will …

CATEGORY: Financial

Michael Guthrie Wins Virginia Association of Broadcasters Award

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

“Real Estate Matters” show wins Best Documentary or Public Affairs Program. Charlottesville, VA  – Roy Wheeler Realty Company’s Broker and CEO, Michael Guthrie’s radio show, on …

CATEGORY: Award

Office Depot SMART kapp Promotion

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Upgrade your Dry-Erase Board! Your Chamber Office Depot Program is offering a modern, sleek replacement for your traditional dry-erase board and flipcharts. The SMART kapp® functions …

CATEGORY: Member News

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