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August 2015

Virginia Blood Services Blood Drive, Saturday, September 5

Monday, August 31, 2015

Blood Drive Saturday, September 5 10:00am – 2:00pm Legion Hall – 3025 Louisa Rd., Keswick To sign up contact Randy Wood at 434-760-1041 Or go online to https://vadonor.org Use sponsor code: …

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Home Buyer Panel Free Seminar offered at UVA Community Credit Union

Monday, August 31, 2015

Charlottesville, VA August 27, 2015  Buying your 1st home? Your 2nd? Bring all of your questions and our panel of experts will help you navigate: …

CATEGORY: Education

Goodwill Industries of the Valleys’ Grand Opening of New Store in Mill Creek!

Monday, August 31, 2015

Congratulations to Goodwill Industries of the Valleys on the grand opening of their new store in Charlottesville! Goodwill-Mill Creek is located at 34 Mill Creek …

CATEGORY: Event

Help The Paramount Restore a Part of Charlottesville’s History!

Monday, August 31, 2015

BE A PART OF CHARLOTTESVILLE HISTORY! BECOME A COMMUNITY BUSINESS PARTNER IN OUR “BUTTONS FOR THE BLADE” CAMPAIGN! Help us engage the community!  As we close out the 10th Anniversary …

CATEGORY: Community

Gold’s Gym Blood Drive September 2nd

Monday, August 31, 2015

Blood Drive Wednesday, September 2 3:00pm – 7:00pm On the Bloodmobile To sign up please contact Dustin at 973-1307 Or, go online to https://vadonor.org  Use sponsor code: Golds Appointments …

CATEGORY: Community

Traffic Patterns Changing on Rt. 29 Near Rio Road

Monday, August 31, 2015

Motorists using Route 29 will see several significant changes to the traffic patterns around the Rio Road intersection in early September. On Sept. 9 the …

CATEGORY: Community

Get Started at PVCC During September Community Events

Friday, August 28, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Registration continues for Piedmont Virginia Community College’s fall classes that begin in September, October and November. PVCC’s Outreach Manager Denise McClanahan will …

CATEGORY: Event

Kirby Felts, Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center, Sworn in to Secure Commonwealth Panel

Friday, August 28, 2015

Kirby Felts, Emergency Management Coordinator at the Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center, was sworn in August 20th to the Secure Commonwealth Panel. The Secure Commonwealth Panel …

CATEGORY: Member News

Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures Scheduled Activities: Week of Aug. 31 – Sept. 4, 2015

Friday, August 28, 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 …

CATEGORY: Community

The Paramount ‘Meet-And-Greet’ Movie Event

Friday, August 28, 2015

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Building Goodness Foundation Battle of the Bands and Rockin’ Auction!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

Red Rocker Candy in VIRGINIA Living and on Highway Signs

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Troy, VA.  August 26, 2015.  August 2015 was filled with big news for local candy company Red Rocker Candy.  At the start of the month, …

CATEGORY: Member News

Albemarle County Fire Chief Named Career Fire Chief of the Year by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Chief Eggleston to be recognized at the IAFC’s Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA on August 27 Albemarle County is proud to announce that Dan Eggleston, Chief …

CATEGORY: Award

Yonder Mountain String Band + 8 More Shows Announced at TheJefferson & Southern

Thursday, August 27, 2015

WHAT: No Scrubs 90s Dance Party ft. DJs Will Eastman & Brian Billion WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Friday, September 25, 2015 – Doors 9:00 PM, Show …

CATEGORY: Event

Caregiver Just Rewards Day September 26, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

“Building a Better Budget” offered at Gordon Avenue Library

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

(Richmond, VA, August 26, 2015) – Virginia Credit Union will offer a free financial education seminar with practical tips for successfully creating and sticking to …

CATEGORY: Education

Kimberlee Barrett-Johnson Attends Wealth Management Conference

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

(Charlottesville, Virginia) — (August 24) — Kimberlee Barrett-Johnson, a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, recently attended the firm’s Wealth Management Conference in Orlando, Florida. The …

CATEGORY: Event

Tom Tom Announces Entertainment Lineup for Fall Block Party

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A free celebration of art, music, food, and innovation at the IX Art Park in Charlottesville. September 25th & 26th CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (August 24, 2015) – Tom …

CATEGORY: Event

Red Cross Military Community Connection Meeting

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Virginia Red Cross Region is sponsoring this meeting to facilitate an open dialogue and networking opportunity between the services, service providers, government agencies, private …

CATEGORY: Event

CycleFest – Thursday, September 17th!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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PVCC Career Services Office Seeking Internship Sites for Students

Monday, August 24, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – The Career Services Office at Piedmont Virginia Community College is currently seeking internship sites for PVCC students. PVCC’s internship program offers work experience …

CATEGORY: Education

Mosquito Squad of Charlottesville’s Stink Bug Solution!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Stink Bug Control in Charlottesville Stink Bugs are back this fall with a vengeance.  We all know that it’s about time for these little guys to …

CATEGORY: Member News

Red Wing, Family-Owned Boot Retailer, Expands Presence to Charlottesville

Monday, August 24, 2015

Service-first retailer opens fourth store in Central Virginia, first location in Shenandoah CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – (July 27, 2015) – Family-owned Red Wing Shoes opened a new …

CATEGORY: Event

VACU plans opening celebration for Seminole Square Branch

Monday, August 24, 2015

(Charlottesville, VA – August 29, 2015) – Virginia Credit Union will host an opening celebration for its Seminole Square Branch in Charlottesville on Thursday, September …

CATEGORY: Event

Building Goodness Foundation Announces 2015 Volunteer of the Year

Monday, August 24, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – Monday, August 24, 2015 – Charlottesville-based nonprofit Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) honored their Volunteer of the Year at the 2015 BGF Volunteer Celebration on …

CATEGORY: Award

Travinia Italian Kitchen & Building Goodness Foundation host Donation Day

Friday, August 21, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – Friday, August 21, 2015 – Charlottesville-based nonprofit Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) and Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar will partner to host a Donation …

CATEGORY: Event

barre.[d] Studio Fall Class Schedule is Here!

Friday, August 21, 2015

our schedule is going to be staying the same….expect we added a little bit of love, sweat, and more shake! check out our added classes: barre.[d] SCULPT …

CATEGORY: Fitness

Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures

Friday, August 21, 2015

Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 24-28, 2015 CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the …

CATEGORY: Community

Professional Office Spaces for Lease

Friday, August 21, 2015

CATEGORY: Member News

SCORE’s 2-Part Advertising Workshop for Small Business

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Learn the basics of Advertising for Small Business! Do you know the basics of Advertising? What is an Advertising Strategy? What is a Creative Strategy and …

CATEGORY: Education

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Scottsville Supervisor Jane Dittmar Appointed to the Commonwealth’s Broadband Advisory Council

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia (Aug. 20, 2015) – Supervisor Jane Dittmar, Chair of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, was sworn in Tuesday to serve on the …

CATEGORY: Community

Early + Late Chainsmokers Shows Announced | 5 More Events Coming ToThe Jefferson & Southern

Thursday, August 20, 2015

JUST ANNOUNCED        WHAT: TEDxCharlottesville Open Mic Night WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Monday, September 21, 2015 – Doors 6:00 PM, Event 6:45 PM TICKET PRICE: FREE ADMISSION Do you have an …

CATEGORY: Event

Virginia Film Festival to Welcome Legendary Film Critic Leonard Maltin as Part of Library of Congress Series Highlighting National Film Registry

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Festival Announces Partnerships with Violet Crown Charlottesville that will Offer VFF Audiences First Look at New Downtown Cinema and Restaurant and Serve as 2015 VFF …

CATEGORY: Event

Two PVCC students awarded prestigious Valley Proteins fellowship

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Two students at Piedmont Virginia Community College have been selected as Valley Proteins Fellows for 2015-2016. Student recipients included Patrick Fritz, of …

CATEGORY: Education

VHSL Announces Partnership with Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – The Virginia High School League (VHSL), PlayOn! Sports and the National Federation of State High School Associations Network (NFHS Network) is proud …

CATEGORY: Education

Ishan Gala Foundation Splash for a Cure: 5K Race & Pool Party

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Splash for a Cure: 5K Race & Pool Party Saturday, August 29, 2015 8:00-10:30am “Come have a blast at the best end-of-summer party in town – Splash for …

CATEGORY: Event

Twelve Lenhart Pettit Attorneys Named in the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Lenhart Pettit announces that twelve of its lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America …

CATEGORY: Award

Chamber Reports Virginia Tax Data: 2015 First Half Retail Sales Up Across Region

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

(Charlottesville, Virginia – August 20) The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today released compiled sales & use tax data which show that during 2015’s first …

CATEGORY: Chamber News

Office Depot Business Solutions – 25% Off Select Furniture!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

CATEGORY: Retail

COMMENTARY: Opportunity — Clear & Immediate

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

COMMENTARY Opportunity — Clear & Immediate: On Tuesday night, the Albemarle County Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend DENIAL to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors of …

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Registration Open for Additional Credit Class Sessions at PVCC

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Registration is open for Piedmont Virginia Community College’s fall classes that begin in September, October and November. A variety of credit classes …

CATEGORY: Education

“Meet the Author” Mr. David Goetz at the James Madison Museum

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Gray Ghost and U.S. Grant - “Meet the Author” Mr. David Goetz Recipient of the United Daughters of the Confederacy’s Jefferson Davis Award, 2015 Sunday, August 23, 2:00 …

CATEGORY: Event

Building Goodness Foundation Battle of the Bands September 18th!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Summer Blood Drive – Tuesday, August 18th

Monday, August 17, 2015

Charlottesville Parks and RecreationSummer Blood Drive Tuesday, August 18 2:00pm – 6:00pm Carver Recreation Center / Jefferson School For information please call 434-970-3053 Or, sign-up online at https://vadonor.org Walk-ins Welcome! …

CATEGORY: Event

PVCC’s 2015-16 Fine Arts and Performance Season Announced

Monday, August 17, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College announces its 2015-16 Fine Arts and Performance season, offering a global perspective into arts and culture with performances …

CATEGORY: Event

Eight Albemarle County Schools Receive 2015 Shannon Grants That Will Fund 12 Innovative Programs This Year

Monday, August 17, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Eight Albemarle County public schools have been awarded innovation grants from the Edgar and Eleanor Shannon Foundation for Excellence in Public …

CATEGORY: Education

Another “Best Law Firm” Ranking for MichieHamlett

Monday, August 17, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia (August 17, 2015) U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers ranked MichieHamlett as the Metropolitan Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in Charlottesville for  …

CATEGORY: Award

SCORE’s Learn the Power of iPhone/iPad Apps for Business Workshop

Friday, August 14, 2015

Learn how to use your iPhone/iPad apps and get introduced to new apps for your buiness! If you have an iPhone or iPad, you own an …

CATEGORY: Education

Albemarle County Public Schools Completes Senior Leadership Team With Appointment of Three New Assistant Principals

Friday, August 14, 2015

Kasaundra Blount is a new assistant principal for the division’s Kasaundra Blount largest high school, joining Albemarle High after serving as an assistant principal at Armstrong High School …

CATEGORY: Education

Clarification of 2016 Revalidation Process of Albemarle County’s Land Use Assessment Program

Friday, August 14, 2015

Albemarle County is providing updated information to assist participants in the County’s Land Use Assessment Program in complying with the 2016 revalidation process. The 2016 …

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American Red Cross Central Virginia Chapter Presents The Second Annual Red and White Affair

Friday, August 14, 2015

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Frankie Ballard, 9 More Shows Announced At The Jefferson & Southern

Friday, August 14, 2015

        WHAT: Nasty. Presents: Back That Thing Up Dance Party WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, August 29, 2015 – Doors 9:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $5 Advance …

CATEGORY: Event

Planning Commission Public Hearing on the Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment Study

Friday, August 14, 2015

The Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment under consideration to adjust the Development Area Boundary and …

CATEGORY: Community

Mosquito Squad of Charlottesville’s Stink Bug Solution!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Stink Bug Control in Charlottesville Stink Bugs are back this fall with a vengeance.  We all know that it’s about time for these little guys to …

CATEGORY: Member News

MACAA’s 3rd Annual Ladies Night!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

Community Emergency Response Team Preparedness Training This Fall

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

CATEGORY: Education

Local Resident to be Recognized for Heroic Action During Fire

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Albemarle County Fire Rescue is pleased to recognize Albemarle County citizen for her quick thinking and bravery during a fire at a family member’s home. …

CATEGORY: Community

It’s Happening at the Senior Center

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

TOWN HALL MEETING Thursday, August 13, 9:00-10:15 am Join executive director Peter Thompson for an open forum discussion on all things Senior Center.  With summer winding down, …

CATEGORY: Aging in Place

SCORE’s 2-Part Advertising Workshop for Small Business

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Learn the basics of Advertising for Small Business! Do you know the basics of Advertising? What is an Advertising Strategy? What is a Creative Strategy and …

CATEGORY: Education

Building Goodness Foundation Announces Project Updates in Costa Rica and Haiti

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Charlottesville-based nonprofit Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) is pleased to announce the completion of two projects and the launch of a third. BGF volunteers and staff …

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PVCC Student Designs Mural for College Library

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College student Aubrey Tomlin, of Ruckersville, recently designed a mural for the college’s Betty Sue Jessup Library, located on …

CATEGORY: Education

Ruckersville Hotel is Now Holiday Inn Express & Suites Charlottesville-Ruckersville

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

As of Friday, July 31, 2015 – IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], announced today that the 122-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites …

CATEGORY: Lodging

The Inn at Willow Grove’s Chef Daniels is in The Kitchen Preparing for You!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

CATEGORY: Food

SVOE + Samsung 1st Tablet Controlled MFP

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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The Inn at Willow Grove Invites You To Three On Thursday

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

CATEGORY: Food

Virginia Credit Union Offers Free Seminar on Eliminating Debt

Monday, August 10, 2015

(Richmond, VA, August 10, 2015) – Virginia Credit Union will offer a free seminar with practical steps for identifying and prioritizing debt, reducing expenses, and …

CATEGORY: Event

barre.[d] studio: it’s here: the fall sale | student/teacher options | barre power

Monday, August 10, 2015

all about august. with vacations coming to a end and school starting around the corner….we are cranking up each and every barre move to help you …

CATEGORY: Fitness

Senior Center Active Aging Fair on Friday, September 25th

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Join the Senior Center for the 12th Annual Active Aging Fair on Friday, September 25th! Showcase of Local Resources, Guest Speakers & More Sponsored by Barrett-Johnson & …

CATEGORY: Aging in Place

Gold’s Gym Family Add-On Price – Get Fit & Have Fun at Gold’s Gym on Hydraulic!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

CATEGORY: Fitness

An Afternoon with Amazonian Artist, Victor Captain at Commonwealth Assisted Living

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

An Afternoon with Amazonian Artist, Victor Captain Sunday, August 16th 3-5pm Join us for a unique opportunity to view the collection of artwork by Victor Captain, a native …

CATEGORY: Event

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Virginia Blood Services Summer Blood Drive, August 6th 11AM-3PM

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Summer Blood Drive at Yoder’s Country Market Thursday, August 6 11:00am – 3:00pm On the Bloodmobile 10%  “Thank You” Discount to All Participating Donors! To sign up please contact Michael …

CATEGORY: Event

SCORE’s Learn the Power of iPhone/iPad Apps for Business Workshop

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Learn how to use your iPhone/iPad apps and get introduced to new apps for your buiness! If you have an iPhone or iPad, you own an …

CATEGORY: Education

The Inn at Willow Grove to Host Edible Fest 2015 on August 8th

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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Roy Wheeler Wins Best in Real Estate in the 2015 Daily Progress Readers Choice Awards

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

(Charlottesville, VA) – (7/4/15) – (Roy Wheeler Realty Co) Roy Wheeler Realty Co. was awarded 1st place in the Daily Progress Readers Choice Awards under …

CATEGORY: Award

Albemarle County Public Schools Issues Guidelines to Qualify for Federal Free or Reduced Price Meals for Children

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Albemarle County Public Schools today announced its policy for providing free or reduced price meals for children served under the National …

CATEGORY: Education

Renee’s Boutique Shop for a Cause & Thursday (8/6) Hours

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Ladies & Gentlemen, this week my office hours are changing on Thursday because I’ll be attending this exciting Curvy Fashionista Style Expo in Atlanta, GA!!!! http://www.bustle.com/articles/99854-the-curvy-fashionista-and-curvaceous-couture-bridal-team-up-for-plus-size-style-expo?utm_source=FBOnsite&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=1   Thursday …

CATEGORY: Retail

SCORE is Seeking Volunteers!

Monday, August 3, 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.   Most …

CATEGORY: Education

PVCC Hosts Culinary Arts Program Information Session Aug. 8

Monday, August 3, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College is hosting an additional information session for its new culinary arts associate degree program on Saturday, Aug. 8, …

CATEGORY: Education

Back to Barre.[d] Basics – 2 Months of Unlimited Classes

Monday, August 3, 2015

    back to barre.[d] basics. 2 months of unlimited classes. $295. offer ends Sept. 15th. *first 2 to purchase our back to barre.[d] basics package receive a barre.[d] goodie bag!  grab …

CATEGORY: Fitness

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