News

February 2016

Robinson’s Plumbing Service: Plumbing Tips

Monday, February 29, 2016

IS YOUR TOILET RUNNING:   Running toilets are one of the most common plumbing complaints we hear from our Charlottesville customers and one of the leading causes of …

Kluge-Ruhe Collection: Culture Couture Fashion Performance

Monday, February 29, 2016

Louisa County Chamber: Business Bursts

Monday, February 29, 2016

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 …

SVOE: WELCOME Valorie Kelley to our Sales Team

Monday, February 29, 2016

FP Mailing Solutions Specialist  VALORIE KELLEY SVOE is pleased to WELCOME Valorie to our Sales Team.  Valorie and her husband Joey moved to the area last Summer.  She …

Dogwood Vietnam Memorial Foundation: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Announcement

Monday, February 29, 2016

The Mediation Center of Charlottesville: 2016 Basic Mediation Training Program

Friday, February 26, 2016

The Mediation Center of Charlottesville (a new Chamber member) would like to inform other Chamber members that the Center is starting its 2016 Basic Mediation training program, for those …

FOR THURSDAY RELEASE: CHAMBER SUPPORTS “OPEN FOR BUSINESS” EFFORTS AT US29 & RIO ROAD AREA WITH “LET’S CONNECT” AFTER HOURS IN AND NEAR INTERCHANGE CONSTRUCTION ZONE

Thursday, February 25, 2016

A New Century “… dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.” cvillechamber.com • 209 Fifth Street, …

Artwork of Shenandoah National Park Flora featured in US Botanic Garden “Flora of the National Parks” Art Exhibit

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Shenandoah National Park News Release Release Date:  February 23, 2016 Contacts:  Sally Hurlbert, sally_hurlbert@nps.gov, 540-999-3500 ext. 3300 Artwork of Shenandoah National Park Flora Featured in New Exhibit at …

BE BOLD WEEKEND BOASTS ANNUAL DOUBLE CROSS SKI RACES, DAILY PARTIESAT WINTERGREEN RESORT

Thursday, February 25, 2016

WINTERGREEN, Va. (Feb. 24, 2016) —Wintergreen Resort and Bold Rock Hard Cider will host Be Bold Weekend, March 4-6, in celebration of the ongoing snow …

Second Round of Speakers at Tom Tom Founders Summit

Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Economic Development Strategic Plan – Community Focus Group

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

NEW DATE: Economic Development Office Focus GroupDate: March 3, 2016Time: 6:00 PMLocation: County Office Building Room 241 401 McIntire Rd CharlottesvilleQuestions: Contact Susan Stimart, Economic Development  FacilitatorThe Albemarle County Economic Development Office will …

Market Commentary from Piedmont Capital and DFA late February 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Blue Ridge Safety Association Training Events

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Blue Ridge Home Builders Association: Home Show

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

DELAYS POSSIBLE FOR A.M. COMMUTERS NEAR REMINGTON VDOT contractor working overnight to replace Rt. 29 signal pole damaged in earlier crash CULPEPER — A single-vehicle crash …

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

VHSL Weekly Update, February 24, 2016   “Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms.”                                                                                                                   – Alyssa Knight, 12 years old                                                                                           ATTENTION: Principals, athletic/activities directors, superintendents, spring sport coaches, …

Ash Lawn-Highland to Host Author Libby O’Connell on March 20 in Partnership with Virginia Festival of the Book

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— In partnership with the 22nd Annual Virginia Festival of the Book, Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, will host author Libby …

Leadership Charlottesville Accepting Applications Starting March 1st

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Starting March 1, The Chamber will be accepting applications for the Leadership Charlottesville Class of 2017. Apply to participate in this signature member-service, community-building program …

Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association: Update Your Contact Information

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

  Attention Leadership Charlottesville Graduates! The Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association (LCAA) is currently working on updating our membership database. If you are not receiving information from …

Chamber Business Academy: Marketing Classes

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

April Keating with Constant Contact facilitated the seminar, The Power of the Inbox: Email Marketing, for our Chamber Business Academy. Attendees learned the most effective …

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PVCC Board to meet Tuesday, March 1

Monday, February 22, 2016

(Charlottesville, Va.) – The public is invited to attend a meeting of the Piedmont Virginia Community College Board on Tuesday, March 1, at 3:30 p.m., …

Employers invited to recruit at 32nd Annual PVCC Job Fair

Monday, February 22, 2016

Employers invited to recruit at 32nd Annual PVCC Job Fair   (Charlottesville, Va.) – There is still time for local employers to participate in Piedmont Virginia Community …

Notice of Meeting – Charlottesville City School Board

Monday, February 22, 2016

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 City School Board will hold a Joint Business Luncheon with the …

New Swimming Program at Walker School in Response to Community Tragedy

Monday, February 22, 2016

Walker School Pilots New Swimming Program through Partnership with Ben Hair- Just Swim for Life Foundation In response to a student request, Walker Upper Elementary School has …

CHAMBER APPLAUDS ALBEMARLE COUNTY “BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX REPORTING” & “HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE COUNTY” SESSIONS SET FOR THURSDAY FEBRUARY 25TH; URGES BUSINESSES TO ATTEND

Sunday, February 21, 2016

                                 A New Century “… dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.”cvillechamber.com • 209 Fifth …

Top Female Vocalists From Five Area Schools and UVa to Appear in Second Annual Concert to Support Victims of Domestic Abuse on Saturday, February 27

Friday, February 19, 2016

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Some 200 female vocalists from Albemarle County and Charlottesville City public schools, as well as the University of Virginia, will join …

R. E. Lee & Son, Inc.: Euro-Composites new construction project in Elkwood, VA

Friday, February 19, 2016

Charlottesville Habitat for Humanity: Habitat Happy Hour

Friday, February 19, 2016

On Wednesday, March 2nd from 5-8pm, World of Beer will host “Habitat Happy Hour.”  10% of sales from the evening will benefit Habitat, helping us …

CHAMBER REPORT: 2015 RETAIL SALES RECORD ($2.587 BILLION) IN ALBEMARLE & CHARLOTTESVILLE SET SECOND STRAIGHT ANNUAL RECORD

Thursday, February 18, 2016

    A New Century “… dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.”   cvillechamber.com • 209 Fifth Street, …

Renaissance School to Offer Summer Classes

Thursday, February 18, 2016

  Renaissance School will offer several courses for grades 9 – 12 during the summer. These classes are open to students from all public and independent …

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The Community Ideas Stations: Win A Trip To The REAL Downton Abbey

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Win a Trip to the Real Downton Abbey!Win an 8-day trip to London, England to celebrate the fascinating world of manners, style and history of …

SoMo, Girls Night Out, 9 More Shows at The Jefferson & The Southern

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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State Preschool Funds for ACPS and CCS

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Virginia Department of Education Awards $180,000  to ACPS and CCS in Support of Preschool Expansion   (CHARLOTTESVILLE & ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia— The Virginia Department of Education recently awarded …

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  BURNLEY STATION RD. BRIDGE REDUCED TO 3 TONS Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad closed to all traffic heavier than passenger vehicles   CULPEPER — The Virginia Department of …

Results of the 2016 Chamber Economic Survey

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Tom Tom Announces 2016 Farm to Table Restaurant Week

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The Lane Construction Corporation: VA Bonding Education Program – Invitation

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

18th Annual CBIC Awards Gala to Celebrate Charlottesville Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Nominations Open Through Feb 29

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

18th Annual CBIC awards gala to celebrate Charlottesville tech innovation and entrepreneurship   Award Nominations Open through Feb 29   Charlottesville, VA, February 16, 2016– The Charlottesville Business Innovation …

Fluvanna County Habitat for Humanity: Penguin Plunge

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES AT CVILLE COFFEE: 180 & RISING ROOTS TRIO LOW LILY

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Date:  February 20, 2016 Contact for interview: Frank Squillace 434-960-8288 Type of engagement: Cover, dance music from the 60’s thru today Artist: 180 Venue: Cville Coffee Address: 1301 Harris Street …

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Boy Scouts of America: 2016 Friends of Scouting Luncheon

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

STARR HILL PRESENTS: nTelos Wireless Pavilion / Paramount Theater /Charlottesville, VA / Concert Update

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Virginia Film Festival Announces 2016 Dates

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

2016 VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL SET FOR NOVEMBER 3-6   Charlottesville, VA – February 16, 2016 – The Virginia Film Festival will return to Charlottesville for its 29th …

VHSL Updates

Monday, February 15, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY February 15, 2016 State Swimming and Diving Championships  – 2A Championship POSTPONED Charlottesville, VA - Due to inclement weather, the 2A Swimming and Diving Championships that …

Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority: Ragged Mountain Reached Full Capacity

Friday, February 12, 2016

UVA DRAMA TO PRESENT THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE

Friday, February 12, 2016

UVA DRAMA TO PRESENT THE TRIUMPH OF LOVEVirginia Repertory Theatre Associate Artistic Director Chase Kniffen To Direct From February 25-27 and March 1-3 at Ruth Caplin …

AMY-SARAH MARSHALL PRESENTED WITH 2016 Q BUSINESSWOMAN AWARD AT 2016 CHAMBER “QUADRUPLICITY” CONFERENCE

Thursday, February 11, 2016

   A New Century “… dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.” cvillechamber.com • 209 Fifth Street, …

Tom Tom Announces 2016 Music Lineup

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

SAVE THE DATE for Ash Lawn Opera’s SPRING GALA! Sunday, March 20

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

All proceeds support Charlottesville’s opera company in its mission to produce high quality productions, and to provide educational opportunities to students of all ages in the community.   About …

MichieHamlett Welcomes Associates

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

MichieHamlett Welcomes Associates Ellen Bognar and Brittani Lemonds   Charlottesville, Virginia (Feb. 5, 2016) Ellen C. Bognar and Brittani L. Lemonds have joined MichieHamlett Attorneys at Law …

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Election Officers Needed in Albemarle County

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Election Officers Needed in Albemarle County Serve Your Community and Protect Democracy   Volunteers are needed in Albemarle County to serve as Election Officers in the precinct …

Darden Leadership Speaker Series – Chairman & CEO, Libra Group – George M. Logothetis – 22 February 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

On Monday, 22 February, we hope you will join us as we welcome George M. Logothetis, Chairman and CEO of Libra Group to Darden. At the …

Kluge-Ruhe Collection: February: Bianca Beetson Artist Residency

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

  BIANCA BEETSON ARTIST RESIDENCY RECEPTION WITH THE ARTIST    Friday February 12, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Join us for the opening of the Kluge-Ruhe Collection’s newest exhibition this Friday, …

Red Shoe Cville – Cooking at the House

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Hey Red Shoe Cville – Anyone like cooking? We hope you all are keeping warm this February.  You know one good way to stay warm?  How …

Virginia Business Systems Honored as a 2015 Elite Dealer by ENX Magazine

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

         Virginia Business Systems Honored as a 2015 Elite Dealer by ENX Magazine     Richmond, VA  – ENX Magazine (www.enxmag.com) has announced that Virginia Business Systems (VBS), an office …

Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic to be held at UVA’s Open Grounds

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic to be held at UVA’s Open Grounds, 1400 University Avenue, Charlottesville, VA   Thursday, February 18, 2016, 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. Contact:               Erin …

Elton John is back at JPJ!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Elton John is back! March 19th, 2016 @ JPJ, Charlottesville VA. Enough said, right? Reserve Your Ride to JPJ Buy Your Concert TicketsWe look forward to seeing you at the concert! …

Piedmont Capital February 2016 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Simone Alley joins PVCC as new director of major gifts and planned giving

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

  Simone Alley joins PVCC as new director of major gifts and planned giving   (Charlottesville, Va.) – Simone Alley, a long-time business and civic leader in the …

2016 Deferred Maintenance Numbers for Shenandoah National Park

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Shenandoah National Park has over $90 million in deferred maintenance – part of the $11.49 billion deferred maintenance backlog across the National Park System. Luray, VA …

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VDOT Updates

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

250 BYPASS WEST CLOSED THURSDAY NIGHTPipe installation requires detour between Rt. 29 and Barracks Rd.; follow signed detour   CHARLOTTESVILLE — Route 250 westbound will …

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

VHSL Weekly Update, February 10, 2016   “The L in the won-loss column doesn’t stand for the loss; it stands for the lesson learned.”                                                                                                                   – anon                                                                                           ATTENTION: …

Piedmont Capital February 2016 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Charlottesville Police Art Auction

Thursday, February 4, 2016

A group of local artists, in conjunction with our Police Foundation, is hosting an art auction at the Paramount on Friday evening from 5-7:30pm. All …

Downtown Job Center: GO CNA Program Application

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Downtown Job Center is now accepting applications for the GO CNA Training Program.  Applicants should review the eligibility criteria on the Information Sheet contained …

Albemarle County Public Schools Will Close on March 1, When as Many as 18,000 Presidential Primary Voters Are Expected

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Presidential primary campaigns have not yet come to Virginia, but their potential impact already has had an effect. The Albemarle …

Just announced: 2016 Founders Summit Speakers

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

We’re excited to announce the first round of Founders Summit speakers! This year we have an arctic explorer, a self-made electronics mogul, a 35-time skateboarding …

Charlottesville City School Board: Notice of Meeting

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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 City School Board will hold a Board Meeting as authorized …

Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Only 3 Days Left Until Our Annual Legislative Reception! Register Today!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Join members and guests of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to network, mingle, and discuss issues important to this growing and powerful business community. The …

Barbeque Exchange: Porkapolooza 2016 Announcement

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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STARR HILL PRESENTS: nTelos Wireless Pavilion / Paramount Theater: Walk The Moon

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

This Week at Kluge-Ruhe: Indigenous Dance

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Carole Johnson Artist Talk Thursday, February 4 at 12 pm Kluge-Ruhe Collection, registration required Join us for lunch and an artist talk by Carole Johnson, a dancer, teacher, arts administrator and activist …

The Community Ideas Station: Who Won the Love of Family Package – 5 Day Frenzy

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

WVTF/Radio IQ: New City Arts

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

VHSL Updates 2-4-16

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

VHSL Weekly Update, February 3, 2016   “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”                                                                                       – Maya Angelou                                                                                           ATTENTION: Principals, …

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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

Virginia Blood Services: Help Promote Albemarle County Blood Drive – February 4

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Albemarle County Winter Blood Drive Thursday, February 4 12:00pm – 4:00pm Auditorium – 401 McIntire Rd. To sign up contact Leanne Knox – 296-5827 ext. 3075 Or, go to: https://vadonor.org  Sponsor …

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