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January 2016

Change in date for Grace Tinsley Scholarship Bash

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The organizing committee for the Grace Tinsley Scholarship Bash has asked me to pass along a weather-related postponement, which is now going to to be …

Community Ideas Stations: Virginia Home Grown Announces New Host for Season 16

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Richmond, VA, January 21, 2016 – When Season 16 of WCVE PBS’ Virginia Home Grown premieres on March 29, 2016 it will feature a new …

The Jefferson: MOON TAXI FRIDAY, JAN 22 SHOW RESCHEDULED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MOON TAXI FRIDAY, JAN 22 SHOW RESCHEDULEDFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 21):  Due to the impending snow storm, the sold-out Moon Taxi show scheduled for tomorrow, January …

Louisa Chamber Business Breakfast February 2, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

  Louisa Chamber Business Breakfast  February 2, 2016   The Louisa Chamber welcomes the Town of Mineral’s Mayor, Pam Harlow, and Town Manager, Sal Luciano.  They will be discussing the …

PRESIDENTS WEEKEND & VALENTINE’S DAY: DOUBLE THE REASONS TO ESCAPE TO WINTERGREEN RESORT SNOWSPORTS & ROMANCE FEB 12-15

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

PRESIDENTS WEEKEND & VALENTINE’S DAY: DOUBLE THE REASONS TO ESCAPE TO WINTERGREEN RESORT SNOWSPORTS & ROMANCE FEB 12-15  WINTERGREEN, Va. (January 21, 2016) —February’s Presidents …

Tom Tom to Announce First Round of Founders Summit Speakers

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Kluge-Ruhe Collection: Indigenous Dancers To Visit Charlottesville

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

County of Albemarle Small Business Focus Group Meeting invitation

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

As you probably know, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors recently established a formal Economic Development Office and endorsed our initiative for creation a Strategic …

Senior Center Event

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Good Life Design Network Dealing with Medical Emergencies – From Home to the Emergency Room Tuesday, February 9, 9am-10:30am Senior Center Inc., 1180 Pepsi Place, Charlottesville, 22901 Phone: …

ACPS News Release: Schools Now Will Be Open on All Four Make-Up Days

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Schools Now Will Be Open February 15, April 1, and June 6-7 as a Result of Four Days Missed Due to Winter Storm   (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) …

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VDOT Updates

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

  CONSTRUCTION RESUMES TONIGHT ON RIO RD. PROJECT Rio Rd. crossover and multiple lanes closed on Rt. 29 between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.   CHARLOTTESVILLE — Lane closures …

Vacancy on the City Planning Commission

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The City Planning Commission is accepting applications for a new commissioner who has an appreciation for the business and development community: Download the application here! …

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University of Virginia Credit Union: First Time Homebuyers Free Financial Education Seminar

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

First Time Homebuyers: What Mortgage Loan is Best For You? a FREE Financial Education Seminar brought to you by UVA Community Credit Union   It’s a great time …

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UVa Faculty Member William Ferraro to Speak at Ash Lawn-Highland on February 10

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

UVa Faculty Member William Ferraro to Speak at Ash Lawn-Highland on February 10 Ferraro to lecture on James Monroe and George Washington   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— William M. Ferraro, …

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Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Office of Emergency Management: Winter Weather

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Should Prepare Now for Winter Weather Charlottesville, Va. — Most of Virginia is likely to experience a significant winter storm this Friday and Saturday. People …

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White Hall Vineyards: Valentine Wine and Chocolate

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

    Please join us for our 6th Annual Valentine Wine and Chocolate Event We will be pairing six wines with four sumptuous chocolates from Gearharts Chocolates We will …

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VDOT Updates

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RIO RD. CROSSOVER CONTINUE Installation of soil anchors for bridge pilings, retaining walls will begin Jan. 26   CHARLOTTESVILLE — Nighttime work to install anchors …

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Ash Lawn-Highland to Host French Language Camp January 18 & 19

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

** PLEASE NOTE: This is the first of several language camps hosted by Ash Lawn-Highland in partnership with the Speak! Language Center. While this two …

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Kluge-Ruhe News and Events

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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Parachute, M.Ward, 6 More Shows at The Jefferson & Southern

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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Blood Drive Monday At Gold’s Gym

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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CAAR Publishes Year-End 2015 Home Sales

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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WINTERGREEN READIES ITS HIGHLANDS SLOPE FOR SUPERIOR SKIING

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

 WINTERGREEN, Va. (Jan. 15, 2016) — Wintergreen Resort in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains has finished freshening its core slopes and will open The Highlands this …

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CAAR Installed 2016 President, Officers and Directors

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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CBIC: Register now and join us tomorrow 1/19 for Cville Entrepreneurs +Espresso #CE2

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Jan 19: Cville Entrepreneurs and Espresso   WHAT: Ce2 series is a casual, caffeine-fueled gathering of learning for entrepreneurs at all stages of venture creation.WHEN: Tuesday, Jan …

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PVCC to hold two lockdown drills on college’s Main Campus on Jan. 21

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

PVCC to hold two lockdown drills on college’s Main Campus on Jan. 21   WHAT: PVCC will hold two lockdown drills on its Main Campus. The purpose …

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PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN Event at the MLK PAC at CHS on January 27th!

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  Winter Greetings!   I am thrilled to be sending YOU news;   NEWS about an upcoming and FREE EVENT at the Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center:  Wednesday, January 27th, 6 – …

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LEO KOTTKE & KELLER WILLIAMS / MAR 18 / PARAMOUNT THEATER

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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HydroGeo Environmental: New Chamber Member’s Innovative Techniques Featured in the Washington Post

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Ernest “Bubba” Beasley and his company, HydroGeo Environmental, recently joined the Charlottesville Chamber in November 2015.  Bubba is enthusiastic about connecting with other Chamber members …

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University of Virginia Community Credit Union: First Time Homebuyers Free Financial Education Seminar

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

First Time Homebuyers: What Mortgage Loan is Best For You? a FREE Financial Education Seminar brought to you by UVA Community Credit Union   It’s a great time …

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VHSL Updates

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

School/Media Advisory January 15, 2016VHSL Alignment Committee announces recommendations   Charlottesville, VA - The minutes from the January 13 VHSL Alignment Committee meeting, along with the Recommended 24-Region …

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Tycoon Tackle, Inc. Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Community Ideas Station: You Could Win a Trip to the Real Downton Abbey

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Buy a Raffle Ticket – You Could Win a Trip to the Real Downton Abbey!Experience the Real Downton Abbey You could win a trip for two …

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January Fun with Red Shoe Cville

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Hey Red Shoe Cville – Let’s have some fun this January! We want to let you know of three awesome events you won’t want to miss …

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Cville Tax Aid: April 18th, Get Your Taxes Done for Free

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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Albemarle County Attorney Announces Retirement

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Albemarle County Attorney Announces RetirementLarry Davis is announcing his retirement as County Attorney for Albemarle County effective June 1, 2016, bringing to a close over …

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Pop-Up Show with Chamomile & Whiskey, 11 More Shows at The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

WHAT: Back to School Special ft. Lord Nelson, Southern Belles, and Kendall Street Company WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Thursday, January 28, 2016 – Doors 7:00 PM, Show …

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Notice of Meetings – Charlottesville City School Board

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

From: Leslie B. Thacker, Clerk to the School Board The following announcement is provided in accordance with the Code of Virginia *2.2-3707.  Meetings to be public; notice of meetings; recordings; minutes: The Charlottesville …

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Assistant Coach for the Day Opportunity with U.Va. Men’s Basketball

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Assistant Coach for a Day Opportunity with U.Va. Men’s Basketball: Partnership with “Coaching for Literacy” Benefits Charlottesville Schools’ “Book Buddies” Program   Coaching for Literacy, a national program …

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Important Notice to Albemarle County Voters

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Important Notice to Albemarle County Voters March 1, 2016 Dual Presidential Primary Election Information   A dual Presidential Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, …

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Shenandoah National Park Approves New Chronic Wasting Disease Management Plan

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

 Shenandoah National Park Approves New Chronic Wasting Disease Management PlanLuray, Virginia: The National Park Service (NPS) and Shenandoah National Park have issued final approval of …

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PVCC student presents at international women in computing conference

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

PVCC student presents at international women in computing conference   (Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College computer science student Ayesha Khan was recently selected to …

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ReadyKids: Child Advocate of the Year Award – Call for Nominations

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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Cypress Financial Planning Q1 Newsletter

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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Fluvanna County Habitat for Humanity: Fluvanna Penguin Plunge

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

2016 Fluvanna Penguin Plunge Freezin’ for a ReasonFluvanna County’s Annual Winter Event, the Fluvanna Penguin Plunge, is back and bigger than before! This year’s plunge will …

Exploring Immigration in Virginia – VFH e-newsletter

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Exploring Immigration in Virginia VFH announces a series of public events examining the influences and legacies of immigration in Virginia. In 1970, only one in every 100 …

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Albemarle County Acquisition of Conservation Easements Program Acquires Mt. Eagle Farm 2nd Highest Scoring Applicant in the Program’s History

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Albemarle County is closing in on 9,000 acres permanently protected from development through its Acquisition of Conservation Easements (ACE) program with the recent enrollment of …

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ACCE Webinar: The ACCE E-Tour (1/27)

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The ACCE E-Tour Wed., Jan. 27 12:30-1 p.m. ET Learn how to make the most of your ACCE membership when you join us for a quick guided tour …

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Forward/Adelante Business Alliance: Insurance for Business Owners: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Forward/Adelante Business Alliance invites you to a free special seminar on Insurance for Business Owners: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business. Do you know …

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Red Light Management: HOPE’S LEGACY ‘HAVE A HEART FOR HORSES’ BENEFIT 02.14.2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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CHS Interview Workshop

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

You are invited to assist with the first annual: CHS Interview Workshop When?        Saturday, March 19th, 10:00 – 11:30 am Where?      Charlottesville High School Media Center Who?    …

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VHSL Updates 1/13/16

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

VHSL Weekly Update, January 13, 2016   “If you want to change the world, sometimes you have to slide down the obstacle head first.”                                                                                           –  Admiral William …

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VDOT Traffic Alerts

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

  TREE REMOVAL WORK ON RT. 29 WILL FINISH THURSDAY Expect periodic closures of left lane in both directions   CULPEPER — Drivers on Route 29 in northern Albemarle …

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Robinson’s Plumbing Service: Basement Flooded By Clogged Drain? Get A Drain Cleaning Special!

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Basement Flooded By Clogged Drain? Get A Drain Cleaning Special!  In a scenario all too familiar for people with basements, after a period of heavy rain …

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Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Appoint New Planning Commission Members

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

On Wednesday, January 6 the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors conducted its first meeting of 2016. As part of their organizational activities, they appointed the …

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Red Shoe Cville-Let’s Have Some Fun This January

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Hey Red Shoe Cville – Let’s have some fun this January! We want to let you know of three awesome events you won’t want to miss …

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MACAA: Steps to Success Community Program Schedule

Sunday, January 10, 2016

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CBIC: Upcoming Events

Sunday, January 10, 2016

CBIC Event Line Up Jan 12: #CvilleTechOnTap Happy Hour 5-7PM  Come join us in the new year at a new venue!WHEN: Tuesday, Jan 12, 5 -7:00 p.m.   WHERE: …

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C’ville Inflatables is now Superfun.LOL

Sunday, January 10, 2016

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Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau: Positions at the Visitor’s Bureau

Sunday, January 10, 2016

We have 2-3 openings for part-time Travel Specialists at our Crozet and Downtown Visitor Centers.  The position is through the City of Charlottesville and the …

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YBPN: Upcoming Events

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Sunday, January 17th at 5:30 P.M. M.L. King Jr. Town Hall Meeting at Tonsure Park – Cherry Avenue, Charlottesville   The time to have your voice be heard is NOW. …

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Albemarle County Attorney Announces Retirement

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Albemarle County Attorney Announces Retirement   Larry Davis is announcing his retirement as County Attorney for Albemarle County effective June 1, 2016, bringing to a close over …

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Greene County Chamber Annual Meeting and 4th of July 2016 Celebration in Downtown Stanardsville

Thursday, January 7, 2016

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Elegance In Bridal Show Once Again to Grace Charlottesville’s Omni Hotel

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Elegance In Bridal Show Once Again to Grace Charlottesville’s Omni Hotel Brides-to-Be will be flocking to the Charlottesville Elegance in Bridal Show, Sunday, Jan 10th, from …

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Value Meetings at Boar’s Head

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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SCORE’S Business Law Boot Camp – January 21, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Business Law Boot Camp January 21, 2016 When Thursday January 21, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST Add to Calendar    Where Albemarle County Office Bldg, 5th Street Extended 1600 …

We are almost there! Donate to The Bridge

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Make a contribution to The Bridge Annual Fund. Help us reach our goal of $25,000 by the end of the year. In 2015, The Bridge paired local artists …

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Please remember Ash Lawn Opera in your year-end giving

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

We are very close to reaching our year-end fundraising goals, but we need your help to ensure that live opera remains in Charlottesville. If you’re considering …

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Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center-Regional Communications Center receives national re-accreditation

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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Forward/Adelante Business Alliance: 5 things we learned in 2015

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

FABA eJournal Contents5 Things We Learned in 2015 Party with FABA in January! Mil Gracias – Many Thanks to Our Friends & Supporters Local Business Opportunities   5 Things We …

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Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center Save-the-Date Invitation

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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VDOT: Travel Alerts for Jan. 4-8

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

SCHEDULED CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORK CULPEPER DISTRICT: Jan. 4-8, 2016 CULPEPER — The following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming …

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YBPN: Happy New Year – Events

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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Fluvanna County Chamber: Event Reminder: January Networking Breakfast

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Reminder! Upcoming EventFluvanna County Chamber of Commerce invited you to January Networking Breakfaston Tuesday, January 05, 2016 at 7:30 AMSo far 24 guests replied Yes See …

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FIRST 2016 CHAMBER BOARD MEETING – TUESDAY, JANUARY 26th – 7:15AM

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

FIRST 2016 BOARD MEETING – TUESDAY, JANUARY 26th – 7:15AM  HOMEWOOD SUITES – 2036 INDIA ROAD (TOWARDS SEMINOLE SQUARE) – CHARLOTTESVILLE    Also transmitted is Board Memorandum (16 …

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VIM SELECTS ERIC PFISTER, GENERAL MANAGER AND REGINA DODD, DIRECTOR OF SALES TO JOIN HOSPITATLITY TEAM FOR THE NEW RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT AT WEST MAIN. HOTEL IS SLATED TO OPEN MARCH 2016.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

VIM SELECTS ERIC PFISTER, GENERAL MANAGER AND REGINA DODD, DIRECTOR OF SALES TO JOIN HOSPITATLITY TEAM FOR THE NEW RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT AT WEST …

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VDOT: Lane Closures Planned This Week on Emmet St., Rt. 250 Bypass

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEK ON EMMET ST., 250 BYPASS Drainage structure, traffic signal installation require both daytime and overnight restrictions   CHARLOTTESVILLE — Motorists will encounter lane closures …

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The Community Ideas Station: Surprise Guest Wows the Crowd at #DowntonRVA

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

DOWNTON ABBEY SURPRISE! WOW - Look who showed up for our Downton Abbey Preview Celebration! It’s Phyllis Logan (aka Mrs. Hughes) with her husband actor Kevin …

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Oakland School: Open House

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

  Oakland School and Camp One student at a time 128 Oakland Farm Way Troy, VA 22947   Open House ~Monday, January 18th at 10 am~ Oakland School cordially invites you to attend …

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Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority: Household Compost Drop Off Begins at McIntire Tomorrow

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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PVCC Spring Semester Free Information Sessions in January

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

SPRING SEMESTER CLASS REGISTRATION UNDER WAY WITH free information sessions   Charlottesville, Va. – Registration for spring semester classes at Piedmont Virginia Community College is under way …

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JABA: Soup’s On! Feast On These Ways To Get Involved

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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Lesole’s “Dancing Through South Africa” at PVCC Jan. 16

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

LESOLE’S “Dancing through south africa” AT PVCC JAN. 16   Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College will host Lesole’s Dance Project, “Dancing Through South Africa,” on …

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VDOT: RT. 29 ADVISORY PANEL MEETS THURSDAY

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

RT. 29 ADVISORY PANEL MEETS THURSDAY Meeting at VTRC will be live streamed on the Internet; agenda now posted on web site   CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Route 29 …

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SLOPES OPEN, SNOWPOWER IN ACTION AT WINTERGREEN RESORT

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY   WHAT:                                   Wintergreen Resort Reopening for Skiing and Riding   WHEN:                                   Wednesday, January 6, 12 noon to 9 pm   DESCRIPTION:                     Snowmaking is progressing well and it …

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Albemarle County: Board Selects New Chair, Vice Chair

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Board Selects New Chair, Vice Chair   The Board of Supervisors conducted its first meeting of 2016 and as part of their organizational activities they elected Liz …

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Albemarle County Attorney Selected as a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation Class of 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Albemarle County Attorney Selected as a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation Class of 2016The Virginia Law Foundation, the charitable arm of Virginia’s lawyers, has …

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Albemarle County Office of Management and Budget Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Albemarle County Office of Management and Budget Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation AwardAlbemarle County Office of Management and Budget has been awarded The Government Finance Officers …

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Albemarle County Announces New Organizational Structure for Department of General Services and Office of Facilities Development

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Focus on Level of Service and Environment Remain Key PrioritiesAlbemarle County is announcing some important organizational changes designed to strengthen and improve service levels to …

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CME: Weekly Winning Strategies! Challenging Your Leadership Team

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

  Hello CME friends! I hope you’re having a wonderful Wednesday so far!  I’m sending your weekly winning strategy your way entitled “Challenging Your Leadership Team”.  It …

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VHSL Updates

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

VHSL Announces 2015 6A All-State Cheer Team Grassfield’s Taylor Wilson selected 6A Cheerleader of the Year and C.D. Hylton’s Shawnice Wright named 6A Coach of the …

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Adrian Felts, Centridian Chief Operations Officer, assumes role as 2016 Chairman of The Board of Directors of The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce

Monday, January 4, 2016

  Adrian Felts Chief Operations Officer – Centridian 2016 Chairman of the Board of Directors, Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce (Charlottesville, Virginia – January 4)  As of …

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