News

March 2016

Lindt: THE $20 TRUFFLEBUSTER Offer

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Oakland School & Camp

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Mark your calendars…Oakland School and Camp, One Student at a Time: We are having an Open House on Friday, April 15th at 10 am. This is …

Louisa Chamber Presents Business Bursts – The Employees Series April Workshop

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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

Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association Update

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association              The former mayor of Charlottesville recently spoke to several members of the Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association (LCAA). A graduate of Leadership Charlottesville …

This Saturday – Darden’s BGiA Spring Build Day

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Ridge Schuyler joins PVCC as new dean of community self-sufficiency programs

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

(Charlottesville, Va.)–Charles Ridgeway “Ridge” Schuyler III, community leader and founding director of the Charlottesville Works Initiative, recently joined Piedmont Virginia Community College as the dean …

Lindt Chocolate Shop: The $20 Truffle Buster

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

VHSL 2016 Group 5A All-State Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Selected   L.C. Bird’s Charles Falden selected 5A Boys Player of the Year and Princess Anne’s Gadiva …

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

29 SOLUTIONS CLOSURES  Scheduled activities: Week of March 28-April 1, 2016   CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle …

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

VHSL Weekly Update, March 30, 2016   “The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.”                                                                                       – Jack Kent Cooke                                                                                           ATTENTION: …

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County of Albemarle: Important Notice to the Residents of the Town of Scottsville,Virginia

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Important Notice to the Residents of the Town of Scottsville, VirginiaA General Election for residents of the Town of Scottsville will be held on Tuesday, …

WVTF & Radio IQ: First Friday

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority: Spring 2016 Commercial Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Spring 2016 Commercial Hazardous Waste Collection Day   Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville Businesses* are invited to Rivanna Solid Waste Authority’s Spring 2016 Commercial Hazardous Waste …

Tom Tom Announces Food Events for 2016 Founders Festival

Monday, March 28, 2016

SARA Spring Thing!: Save the Date

Monday, March 28, 2016

Darden Leadership Speaker Series – Leading through Change – Cargill CEO and Chairman – David MacLennan – 6 April 2016

Monday, March 28, 2016

We invite you to join us as we welcome Cargill CEO and Chairman David MacLennan to Darden on Wednesday, 6 April for a presentation on …

Lindt Chocolate: EUROPEAN SPECIALTIES Offer for Posting 3/30

Monday, March 28, 2016

Virginia’s First Organic Winery – Loving Cup

Monday, March 28, 2016

Virginia’s First Certified Organic Winery Opens for 2016 Season NORTH GARDEN, VA – Albemarle County’s Loving Cup Winery has received official organic certification for their production …

Shenandoah National Park Announces 2016 Artist-in-Residence Program

Monday, March 28, 2016

Shenandoah National Park News Release Release Date:  March 29, 2016Contacts:  Lisa Wilkolak, lisa_wilkolak@nps.gov, 540-999-3500 ext. 3493 Shenandoah National Park’s 2016 Artist-in-Residence Program Celebrates the National Park Service’s …

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library: Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Monday, March 28, 2016

The Spring Book Sale starts this Friday, April 1st at Gordon Ave. Library with the members only preview 5-7 p.m.! SPRING BOOK SALE: Saturday, April 2 through …

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Louisa Chamber Business Breakfast April 5, 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Louisa Chamber welcomes Ryan L. Dunn, Vice President of Business and Government Relations of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce to discuss: Blueprint Virginia is a …

Tom Tom “Leans In” to Increase Ratio of Women in Business

Thursday, March 24, 2016

PVCC Theatre presents Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” March 31-April 2

Thursday, March 24, 2016

PVCC Theatre presents Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” March 31-April 2   Charlottesville, Va. –  Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Theatre Department will present The Tempest from Thursday, March 31, …

Three McGuireWoods Partners Honored as ‘Divorce, Trusts and Estates Trailblazers’

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Three McGuireWoods Partners Honored as ‘Divorce, Trusts and Estates Trailblazers’ McGuireWoods partners Ronald Aucutt, Dennis Belcher, and Charles “Skip” Fox, IV, all highly regarded private …

Camryn Executive Transportation & Limousine: National Operator of the Year

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Fast Track Health Care Education

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Boy Scouts of America: Rotary Rabbit Run 5k

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Leadership Charlottesville & Chamber Business Diversity Council: Leadership Charlottesville Talks Politics

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Leadership Charlottesville & Chamber Business Diversity Council The Leadership Charlottesville Class of 2016 recently spent the afternoon with elected officials-past and present-learning about everything from running …

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

VHSL 2016 Group 2A All-State Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Selected   Martinsville’s Devonte Holland selected 2A Boys Player of the Year and Martinsville’s Jeff Adkins named …

43rd ANNUAL BLUE RIDGE HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION HOME SHOW COMING TO THE JOHN PAUL JONES ARENA APRIL 2nd and 3rd

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

43rd ANNUAL BLUE RIDGE HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION HOME SHOW COMING TO THE JOHN PAUL JONES ARENA APRIL 2nd and 3rd   Weekend-Long Event will Feature Home & …

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Tom Tom Announces First Ever Social Innovations in Health

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Red Shoe Cville Downtown Chili Showdown

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

If you’ve volunteered with us before, hopefully you already know that it can be a good time.  Even so, we like to treat our volunteers. …

First-ever “Band on the Run 5K” May 7 Benefits CHS Band and Cross-Country

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

First-ever “Band on the Run 5K” May 7 Benefits CHS Band and Cross-Country   Benefiting the Charlottesville High School band and cross-country programs, the inaugural Band on …

Vendors invited to participate in PVCC community yard sale on April 30

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Vendors invited to participate in PVCC community yard sale on April 30   Charlottesville, Va. – Members of the community are invited to participate in Piedmont Virginia …

PVCC will begin holding “Jumpstart” information sessions for new students in March

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Beginning Wednesday, March 23, the Admissions and Advising Center at Piedmont Virginia Community College will begin offering “Jumpstart” information sessions for new …

Shenandoah National Park Plans Prescribed Burn

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Plans Prescribed Burn Luray, VA – Shenandoah National Park Fire Managers plan to burn 88 acres of Big Meadows sometime between Monday, March …

Tom Tom Announces Surprise Boyd Tinsley Concert with Crystal Garden

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

CRG: Cville Mini-Maker Faire Brings ‘Making’ Into the Limelight

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Cville Mini-Maker Faire Brings ‘Making’ Into the Limelight   The 3rd Annual Cville Mini Maker Faire on Sat., March 26th, will be held at Monticello High …

Piedmont Capital Asset Management, LLC: 50 Ways Your Financial Advisor May Serve You

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

CRG: JOB FAIR FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS OFFERS PRODUCTIVE SUMMER

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

JOB FAIR FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS OFFERS PRODUCTIVE SUMMER   There is a particularly narrow field of opportunity for teens ages 15 thru adults younger than …

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Shenandoah National Park Announces Centennial Events

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Announces Events Planned for the National Park Service Centennial CelebrationLuray, VA – The National Park Service (NPS) turns 100 years old in …

Tom Tom Announces new event, Innovations in Athletics

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Ash Lawn-Highland to Hold Annual Sheep Shearing Event on April 16

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— Ash Lawn-Highland’s annual sheep shearing will take place on Saturday, April 16 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, with additional activities to follow. …

Rivanna’s Executive Director Accepts Deputy General Manager of Loudoun Water

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 — After nearly twelve years of service as the Executive Director of Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority and Rivanna Solid Waste Authority, …

Fluvanna’s Gena Keller Is Central Virginia’s Superintendent of the Year for 2017

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Fluvanna’s Gena Keller Is Central Virginia’s Superintendent of the Year for 2017   (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Gena Keller, now in her sixth year as Superintendent of …

The Clifton Inn: Voted Bet Venue for Intimate Wedding

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

We’re delighted that we recently received the title of “2016 Best Venue for an Intimate Wedding” through Borrowed & Blue’s vendor vote! It is a huge honor …

Ash Lawn Opera Announces its 2016 Season

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Ash Lawn Opera presents a year of perennial favorites with Verdi’s La traviata in collaboration with the Oratorio Society of Virginia, Mozart’s Così fan tutte, …

Presidential Precinct: Global Leadership Forum and the Global Leadership Prize & Young Leader Award

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Global Leadership Forum will convene emerging leaders from over 25 countries to explore some of the world’s most pressing challenges. In partnership with the …

The IX Art Park and You

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Ash Lawn-Highland Announces Monroe’ Farm Friends: New Annual Family Grounds Pass

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Ash Lawn-Highland Announces Monroe’s Farm Friends New Annual Family Grounds Pass   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, is excited to announce a new …

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Valpak News

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Area sit-down Restaurants advertising with Valpak  Q1 2016The Melting Pot El Agave BurritOH! Michie Tavern Guadalajara; 4 locations Maharajah Indian Cuisine Plaza Azteca El Jaripeo; 2 locations Rhett’s River Grill El Vaquero West Hibachi Grill El …

Tom Tom Announces Future Forum to Discuss the Future of Charlottesville

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Tom Tom Announces Future Forum to Discuss the Future of Charlottesville The Launch of Tom Tom’s 2016 Festival to Focus on the Creative Economy of 2025 A …

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, March 16, 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 Project …

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

VHSL 2016 VHSL Basketball 1A, 2A and 3A Finals to Stream Live on the NFHS Network Today WHO: VHSL 2016 Basketball ChampionshipsWHAT:  Live coverage of …

Lindt Chocolate Shop Friday Flash Sale!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The BridgeLine – Come laugh with us! – Comedy night

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Dear friends of the BridgeLine: Come laugh with us! We are excited to let you know that our 4th annual Comedy night is on  April 9th at C’ville …

Habitat for Humanity: SPACE IS AVAILABLE NOW FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO “Get Healthy With Habitat”

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

SPACE IS AVAILABLE NOW FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO “Get Healthy With Habitat”                                         Benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Greene County   PROMOTING AWARENESS OF GOOD HEALTH IN ALL AREAS OF OUR LIVES; PHYSICAL, FINANCIAL AND FAMILY     SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016 9:00AM-3:00PM   HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES 5920 Seminole Trail, Ruckersville, …

Tom Tom Announces New Keynote Speakers

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

CHS PTO, SARA Host Community Parent Forum March 23 at CHS

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Renaissance Retro Revue Show

Monday, March 14, 2016

Renaissance School is proud to present an original production – Renaissance Retro Revue – a 1960s variety show using skits and songs from programs like …

MEMBER: 200 South Street Inn

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Cville Pride Events 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

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Johnnyswim, Allen Stone, 7 More Shows at The Jefferson & Southern

Monday, March 14, 2016

WHAT: Particle with Special Guest The Mantras WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Friday, April 15, 2016 – Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $15 Advance / $15 Day …

Cecile Forte, Ph.D., Motivational Speaker

Monday, March 14, 2016

Looking for a motivational speaker for your upcoming event? Dr. Cecile Forte is an educator, author, researcher and a national motivational speaker. Her expertise is women …

PVCC Hosts 32nd Annual Job Fair March 23

Monday, March 14, 2016

PVCC hosts 32nd annual job fair March 23   Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s 32nd Annual Job Fair on Wednesday, March 23, will offer students, …

Albemarle County Public Schools: Life after High School Transition and Resource Fair offers options for Parents of Students with Disabilities

Monday, March 14, 2016

Life after High School Transition and Resource Fair offers options for Parents of Students with Disabilities   The Parent Resource Center of the Piedmont Regional Education …

Boar’s Head Appoints Meenu Puri as HR Director, Charlottesville, VA

Monday, March 14, 2016

NEW APPOINTMENT AT BOAR’S HEAD   Meenu Puri, PHR, Joins Boar’s Head as Director of Human Resources   Charlottesville, Virginia, Friday, March 11, 2016:  Boar’s Head, a AAA Four Diamond …

Willie Nelson & Family to Support Local Food Hub

Monday, March 14, 2016

Willie Nelson & Family to Support Local Food Hub On Wednesday, May 25, country music legend Willie Nelson will headline a concert at the Charlottesville nTelos …

ACPS: Cinderella’s Closet Will Be Held March 17

Friday, March 11, 2016

Cinderella’s Closet Offers Extraordinary Prom Gowns at Very Ordinary Prices on Thursday, March 17, at Monticello High School   (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Cinderella’s Closet, a broadly …

ACPS Will Host Kindergarten Registration on March 16

Friday, March 11, 2016

Albemarle County Public Schools Will Host Kindergarten Registration on Wednesday, March 16   English PSA Learning is exciting in Albemarle County Public Schools, and kindergarten is where the …

VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL AND VIOLET CROWN CINEMA ANNOUNCE YEAR-ROUND FILM SERIES

Friday, March 11, 2016

VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL AND VIOLET CROWN CINEMA ANNOUNCE YEAR-ROUND FILM SERIES   Series of One-Time-Only Screenings to Kick Off March 22 with The 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows   Additional …

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Kiplinger Letter, March 11, 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

Alert to Human Resources Professionals   Online crooks are going after payroll and human resources staffers with phony e-mails asking for a list of employees, their W-2 …

Kiplinger Letter, March 11, 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

Small Business Uptick & better news for our region   For small businesses all across the U.S…business conditions will get better this year, most noticeably in the …

ZENAS CHOI & CHUCK JOHNSTON TO RECEIVE CHAMBER VOLUNTEER AWARD AT THE 2016 CHAMBER COMMONWEALTH BREAKFAST – FARMINGTON, CHARLOTTESVILLE; MARCH 24TH

Thursday, March 10, 2016

PVCC: Information Session for Home Schooled Students and Families held March 24

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Information Session for Home Schooled Students and Families held March 24   (Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College will host an information session for prospective home …

Tom Tom Founder’s Festival: Future Forum, April 11th

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

FUTURE FORUM – THE CREATIVE ECONOMY 2025What will the Future look like for Charlottesville’s artists and entrepreneurs? Tom Tom’s launch event highlights the leaders who …

Tom Tom Founder’s Festival: Get your Founders Summit Tickets – code for $10 off for Chamber members

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

 Founders Summit April 15, Paramount Theater More than 25 of the nation’s top innovators share their founding stories, and the insights that brought them success. They’ll discuss …

Tom Tom Founder’s Festival: Join us at the Tech Mixer – Stop by Chamber Tent for Free Beer

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

TECH MIXER Come mingle with Charlottesville’s most exciting tech firms and Virginia’s most driven entrepreneurial students during the Friday Night Block Party, April 15thPARTICIPATE FOR FREE Presented …

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

SERVICE RESTORED TO ALL CENTURYLINK CUSTOMERS VDOT, contractor will investigate, improve procedures to prevent future incidents   CHARLOTTESVILLE — Service has been restored to all CenturyLink customers in …

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY VHSL 2016 VHSL Basketball 4A, 5A and 6A Finals to Stream Live on the NFHS Network Today WHO: VHSL 2016 Basketball ChampionshipsWHAT:  Live coverage …

The Bridge PAI: Messages in Bottles Opening 3.8 | NO WAKE set build  | Nato Thompson talk 3.1 6 | Save the Date for REVEL 5.7

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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CATEC Center Board Meeting Tue. 3/15 @ 6 p.m.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY Date:         March 8, 2016Contact: Craig Smith , Dean of Academic Affairs   PHONE:         (434) 973-4461 or csmith@k12albemarle.org   FROM: Leslie Chisholm, Clerk of the CATEC Center Board The …

STARR HILL PRESENTS: nTelos Wireless Pavilion / Paramount Theater /Charlottesville, VA / Concert Update_03.08.2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

CFD New Engine Wet Down Push-In Ceremony

Monday, March 7, 2016

Susan Schmidt Will Read Novel, Poems at Renaissance School, Charlottesville, March 16

Monday, March 7, 2016

Susan Schmidt will meet students and read from her new novel and poetry at Renaissance School in Charlottesville on Wednesday, March 16, from 9:25 to …

Virginia’s Community Colleges Celebrate Fifty Years of Progress; Promise for the Future

Monday, March 7, 2016

Virginia’s Community Colleges Celebrate Fifty Years of Progress; Promise for the Future ~ Community members asked to share their stories ~ RICHMOND — Virginia’s Community Colleges are …

Albemarle County Fire Rescue Conducting Rapid Intervention Training

Monday, March 7, 2016

Albemarle County Fire Rescue Conducting Rapid Intervention Training Specialized Training Designed to Teach Firefighters how to Save Firefighters   Thanks to a thoughtful donation of resources, Albemarle …

March, April Events & Dates at Charlottesville City Schools

Friday, March 4, 2016

Upcoming Key Dates for Charlottesville City Schools  The following is a list of approaching public performances and exhibitions, as well as key dates, for Charlottesville City …

VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 CALL FOR ENTRIES

Thursday, March 3, 2016

VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 CALL FOR ENTRIES   Filmmakers Invited to Submit Features, Documentaries and Short Films –  Free For Virginia Residents and Students at Virginia …

Ben Sollee, Caveman and Avers, 6 More Shows at The Jefferson & Southern

Thursday, March 3, 2016

CACVB’s Instagram account recognized by Livability

Thursday, March 3, 2016

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TheatreCHS Presents Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida March 17-20

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

TheatreCHS Presents Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida   Charlottesville High School presents Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida at the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts …

Albemarle County: Press Release – Jesse L. Matthew, Jr. Plea

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES Scheduled activities: Week of Feb. 29-March 4, 2016   CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in …

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

VHSL Weekly Update, March 2, 2016   “Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.”                                                                                       – anon                                                                                           ATTENTION: Principals, athletic/activities directors, superintendents, spring …

PVCC: 2016 Administrative Professionals Appreciation Day, April 27 – Join us!

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Boy Scouts of America: Local Scouting – New Program at Islamic Center of Charlottesville

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

An Essential Addition to the Boy Scouts of America   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The public teachings of Islam to the residents of Charlottesville all started in 1994 …

Tickets now available! Louisa Chamber of Commerce Business Personof the Year 2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

2016 Louisa Chamber’s Business Person of the Year March, 24th, 6:00pm at Shenandoah Crossing   Tickets are now available!  Click here to be directed to our event page …

What’s happening at IX in March?

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

STARR HILL PRESENTS: nTelos Wireless Pavilion / Paramount Theater / Charlottesville, VA / Concert Update 03.01.2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

2016 Spring Business Basics Course

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Click here to register for a class or the entire series.  …

Shenandoah National Park Featured in New Partnership with Google and the National Park Service

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Featured in New Partnership with Google and the National Park Service Luray, VA – In a partnership between the National Park Service (NPS) …

CBIC: Tech Night Takeover

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

At the March 8, 2016 and future TNT Founders and Funders series, you’ll hear success stories and in-the-trenches insights from regional players in the entrepreneurial, …

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