News

November 2015

Joan Baez at The Paramount & Luke Bryan at JPJ in 2016!

Monday, November 30, 2015

Starr Hill Presents: An Evening with Joan Baez WHEN: Friday, March 11, 2016 WHERE: The Paramount Theater – Charlottesville, VA     TICKETS: On Sale this Friday, December 4 at …

CATEGORY: Event

VHSL 2015 Football State Semifinals Playoffs Pairings

Monday, November 30, 2015

VHSL 2015 Football State Semifinals Playoffs PairingsCharlottesville, VA – The pairings for the state semifinals football playoffs, including first, second and third-round results, are posted …

CATEGORY: Education

Winter Preparedness Week: Virginia Forecast includes Colder, Wetter Winter

Monday, November 30, 2015

Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Office of Emergency Management                     …

CATEGORY: Community

Louisa County Chamber of Commerce Presents Business Bursts

Monday, November 30, 2015

       Join us for Business Bursts, a series of monthly educational workshops launched this fall by the Central Virginia SBDC in conjunction with the Louisa County …

CATEGORY: Education

CBIC: Grab your Tickets TODAY to Dec 8 TNT for Cybersecurity Insights

Monday, November 30, 2015

  Dec 8: Tech Night Takeover Featuring:  Cover Your Assets: Strategies to Thwart Insider Threats Winning the Cybersecurity BattleWHAT: The next in CBIC’s Tech Night Takeover(TNT)  series focuses on …

CATEGORY: Financial

First Public Presentation on the City Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 (starts July 1, 2016)

Monday, November 30, 2015

This Thursday, Dec 3, in City Space, from 5 – 7, the city will hold the opening work session for the City Budget, Fiscal Year …

CATEGORY: Financial

Chamber Supports Innovative Community College Workforce Credentials Initiative

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

  CHAMBER SUPPORTS INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY COLLEGE WORKFORCE CREDENTIALS INITIATIVE   (Charlottesville, Virginia – November 24) – The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced the Chamber’s strong support …

CATEGORY: Chamber News

Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures: Scheduled activities: Week of Nov. 23-27, 2015

Friday, November 20, 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

First Annual Gobbler Brunch at Prince Michel Vineyards

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

VHSL 2015 Football Second Round Playoffs Pairings

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – The pairings for the second round of the football playoffs, including first round results, are posted on the VHSL website on the …

CATEGORY: Education

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Help Support the Least of These with Christian Aid Mission’s Christmas Catalog

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Charlottesville, VA—This Christmas you can make a significant difference in the life of an indigenous or native missionary and those who need to hear the …

CATEGORY: Community

REC Gives Back $3 Million to Co-op Members

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Fredericksburg, Va. ¾ It’s time for Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) members to get the credit — capital credits, that is. This November REC returns $3 …

CATEGORY: Community

Western Albemarle Players Present “The Diary of Anne Frank” Nov. 19-21; Messages From Terror of Nazi Era Still Relevant Today

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – It was profoundly relevant 60 years ago when it made its debut on Broadway, and recent events have made it somberly …

CATEGORY: Education

SCORE’s Rock your Holiday Sales Webinar

Monday, November 16, 2015

A FREE webinar specially designed to take advantage of this Holiday’s Sales Thursday, December 3 from Noon to 1 PM  Rock Your Holidays with a Great Promotion! Give …

CATEGORY: Education

In McGuireWoods-ConAgra Foods PB&J Challenge, Firm Makes More Than 7,100 Sandwiches for Needy

Monday, November 16, 2015

More than 430 McGuireWoods lawyers and staff in 20 of the firm’s offices on two continents created 7,112 sandwiches in the third annual PB&J Challenge …

CATEGORY: Community

Virginia Credit Union Offering ‘Investing Basics Seminar’

Monday, November 16, 2015

(Richmond, VA, November 9, 2015) – A complimentary workshop covering Investment Basics will be offered by the MEMBERS Financial Services Representatives located at Virginia Credit …

CATEGORY: Education

Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures – Scheduled Activities: Week of Nov. 16 – 20

Monday, November 16, 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

Grand Opening Celebration of the Scottsville Supply Company Set for November 21

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Scottsville Supply Company, a small, locally-owned bee supply and gift store, is gearing up to celebrate its Grand Opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, …

CATEGORY: Community

Seven Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) Members Inducted into the 2014 Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR) Professional Honor Society

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Charlottesville, VA — On Thursday, November 5th, seven CAAR members were inducted into the 2014 VAR Professional Honor Society during a ceremony at the CAAR …

CATEGORY: Award

Record Numbers of Film-Goers Enjoy Deep and Diverse Program Featuring High Profile Special Guests Meg Ryan, Oliver Stone, Leonard Maltin, and Larry Kramer

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

RECORD NUMBERS OF FILM-GOERS ENJOY DEEP AND DIVERSE PROGRAM FEATURING HIGH PROFILE SPECIAL GUESTS MEG RYAN, OLIVER STONE, LEONARD MALTIN, AND LARRY KRAMER AND MORE …

CATEGORY: Event

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WVPT & The Paramount Present: The Premiere of the Final Season of Downton Abbey VIP Reception Prior to the Screening Event!

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

WHO: WVPT and The Paramount Theater WHAT: Downton Abbey Final Season Premiere VIP Reception and FREE Screening Event WHEN: Sunday, January 3, 2016: Reception 6:30PM, Screening 9:00PM WHERE: …

CATEGORY: Event

Charlottesville-UVa-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center Contracts with CodeRED to Provide Emergency Notification Services to Community

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, NOVEMBER 11, 2015 – Following an extensive and thorough evaluation and review of alerting systems, the Charlottesville-UVa-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) has …

CATEGORY: Community

The Great Charlottesville Santa Fun Run & Walk Benefiting the Art of the Piedmont

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

CATEGORY: Event

Albemarle County Fall Blood Drive to Benefit Virginia Blood Services

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Albemarle County Fall Blood Drive Thursday, November 12 9:00am – 1:00pm Auditorium – 401 McIntire Rd. To sign up contact Leanne Knox – 296-5827 ext. 3075 Or, go to: https://vadonor.org Sponsor …

CATEGORY: Community

Upcoming Events with the University of Virginia

Monday, November 9, 2015

System-Aware Cyber Security Luncheon w/ UVa’s Barry Horowitz When: Thursday, Nov 10 from 11:30am – 2:30p Where: UVA Research Park What: Join AFCEA Central Virginia as they welcome …

CATEGORY: Event

Evening of Art and Film at PVCC Friday, Nov. 20

Monday, November 9, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – The Piedmont Virginia Community College Visual Arts Department will host an evening of art and film on Friday, Nov. 20, beginning at …

CATEGORY: Event

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Honored with Second ConventionSouth Reader’s Choice Award

Monday, November 9, 2015

The nation’s top meeting planners again recognize the organization’s commitment to professionalism, creativity, and service CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (November 5, 2015) – The official destination marketing organization …

CATEGORY: Award

Help Goodwill Keep Our Community Warm this Winter – Host an Employee Clothing Drive!

Monday, November 9, 2015

The winter months are the time of year when Goodwill sees donations decrease.  People are staying warm and toasty in their homes and are less …

CATEGORY: Community

Carrsbrook Dr. in Albemarle Closed Nov. 16-Dec. 11

Monday, November 9, 2015

Motorists detoured during drainage pipe rehabilitation   CULPEPER — A portion of Route 854 (Carrsbrook Drive) in Albemarle County will be closed to through traffic for drainage …

CATEGORY: Community

CenturyLink to Offer $1.4 Million in Teachers and Technology Grants in Local Markets Across the Country

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Applications being accepted through Jan. 12, 2016 Carlisle, PA. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. …

CATEGORY: Community

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School Board Will Accept Public Comment on Redistricting Options on November 5; Community Members May Attend Meeting Virtually

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

      WHAT:                Public Hearing on Redistricting Options WHEN:                Thursday, November 5, 2015, 6 p.m. WHERE:              Lane Auditorium, County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902 WHO:                   This Thursday, …

CATEGORY: Community

Overnight Lane Closure Hours Extended for Pile Driving

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Traffic restrictions at Rio Rd. intersection to begin at 8:30 p.m.; end by 7 a.m. through Nov. 20 CHARLOTTESVILLE — Beginning tonight the lane closures at …

CATEGORY: Community

McGuireWoods Earns 21 First-Tier National Rankings in 2016 U.S. News-Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Firm Named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for Banking & Finance Litigation McGuireWoods earned first-tier national rankings in 21 practice areas − including “Law Firm of …

CATEGORY: Award

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® Receives Grant to Help Build Permanent Madison County Memorial

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia –  The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) has received a $2,000 Placemaking micro-grant from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to help …

CATEGORY: Member News

Ash Lawn-Highland to Hold Museum and Artisan Open House November 15

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Free activities and artist demonstrations to celebrate fall and local craftspeople CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, will host its third annual Artisan …

CATEGORY: Event

Arleen Yobs Honored with Virginia Association of REALTORS® Council of Residential Specialist of the Year Award

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia – Arleen Yobs was honored with the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR) Council of Residential Specialist of the Year award on Wednesday, October …

CATEGORY: Award

VHSL Announces Search for Executive Director

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. – The Virginia High School League (VHSL) Executive Committee announced today that it will begin the process of hiring a new executive director. …

CATEGORY: Member News

James P. Cox, MichieHamlett, Elected as an ACTEC Fellow

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia (November 3, 2015) MichieHamlett is proud to announce that James P. Cox III has been elected a Fellow of the American College of …

CATEGORY: Award

New City Arts and WVTF/Radio IQ Present “Taking Breath,” by Brittany Fan, at our Studio Gallery

Monday, November 2, 2015

The exhibit is an exploration and expression of the natural world through large abstract acrylic renderings of the atmosphere and our environmental surroundings, as inspired by the experience …

CATEGORY: Event

Albemarle County Announces Video-Streaming

Monday, November 2, 2015

Albemarle County is pleased to announce that residents are now able to watch live and archived Board of Supervisor meetings on their computer or mobile …

CATEGORY: Community

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Blue Ridge Bank Names Kelly Potter Market President for Charlottesville

Monday, November 2, 2015

LURAY, VA – Blue Ridge Bank is excited to announce Kelly Potter has been named Market President of the Charlottesville, Virginia Market. Potter will lead …

CATEGORY: Member News

Charlottesville Named One of the Top Ten Places to Retire by Livability

Monday, November 2, 2015

CATEGORY: Community

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