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April 2016

James Monroe’s Highland Announces Historic Name Change

Friday, April 29, 2016

James Monroe’s Highland Announces Historic Name Change   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— What’s old is new again at the historic home of James Monroe, the fifth President of the …

Blue Ridge Bankshares Quarterly Earnings Release

Friday, April 29, 2016

PVCC: First annual foster care alumni walk is May 14

Friday, April 29, 2016

First annual foster care alumni walk is May 14 (Charlottesville, Va.) – Registration is under way now for a 5K walk to raise awareness about foster …

Office Snacks Delivered: Go Bananas with Relay Foods!

Friday, April 29, 2016

Want to get healthy snacks and local treats delivered to your office? Click here to have a Relay Foods grocery office specialist help get you …

Kiplinger Letter, April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

Economy Forecast   Through the rest of this year…   The economy will pick up the pace a bit from its third super-slow first quarter in three years. …

RWSA: Celebrate our Drinking Water Event at Ragged Mountain

Thursday, April 28, 2016

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RWSA: Celebrate our Drinking Water Event at Ragged Mountain

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Charlottesville Schools Receives National Recognition for Environmental Programs

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Charlottesville City Schools Receive Green Ribbon Honor from U.S. Department of Education for Sustainability Programs On April 22, the Charlottesville City School division received a 2016 …

Rocky Moutain Fire 2016 Update

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016Yesterday’s events & Current Status With more cloud cover, lower temperatures and earlier precipitation than expected, all containment lines of the fire were inactive …

Community Ideas Stations: Terry Gross; Millions of Bugs But Just Two Types of People

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

               Good Cop, Bad Cop, Terry Gross If you’re a Fresh Air fan, you understand why this is funny. Terry Gross has a way of delving into uncomfortable …

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DOUBLE POINTS FOR LINDT LOVERS’ REWARDS CLUBMEMBERS!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Mountain Goats, Steve Gunn, & 4 More Shows at The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

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NWG Hires New Director of Technology

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Luminaria Cville and the Virginia Foundation for Humanities bring Son Jarocho: The Music and Culture of Veracruz to Charlottesville

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Luminaria Cville and the Virginia Foundation for Humanities bring Son Jarocho: The Music and Culture of Veracruz to Charlottesville Luminaria Cville is very excited to offer a …

PVCC inducts 30 new members into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

PVCC inducts 30 new members into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Charlottesville, Va. – Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the national honor society at Piedmont Virginia Community …

Charlottesville High School on Washington Post “Most Challenging Schools” List

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

CHS Recognized by Washington Post for Challenging Students to Take AP Classes   For the third straight year, Charlottesville High School is the only area public or …

Red Shoe Cville: KGB Spring Fest May 14

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

KGB Spring Fest, May 14, 2016Hey Red Shoe Cville Friends and Members, The Know Good Beer Fest is fast approaching, and Red Shoe will benefit from …

CATEC hosts sister city Besancon students

Monday, April 25, 2016

  The Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center is pleased to host and welcome automotive and motorcycle mechanics exchange students from the Lycee’ Professional Henri Fertet in …

Shenandoah National Park Hosts Wildflower Weekend

Monday, April 25, 2016

Luray, VA – Native spring wildflowers and children’s creativity will be celebrated during Shenandoah National Park’s 30th annual Wildflower Weekend, May 7-8, 2016. Special hikes and programs …

April 30 PVCC community and vendor yard sale canceled

Monday, April 25, 2016

Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Yard and Vendor Sale planned for this Saturday, April 30, has been canceled. The event was planned from 8 a.m. until …

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Tom Tom Founders Festival Concludes its Most Successful Year(FINAL NUMBERS and AWARD WINNERS)

Monday, April 25, 2016

Charlottesville High School Orchestra Earns Top Honors in Multi-State Music Festival

Monday, April 25, 2016

Charlottesville High School Orchestra Earns Top Honors in Multi-State Music Festival   The Charlottesville High School Orchestra just returned from the Nashville Fiesta-Val Music Competition, and they …

CAAR Hosted Appraisal Institute Green Certification

Monday, April 25, 2016

Robinson’s Plumbing Service: Customer Safety

Monday, April 25, 2016

Inviting a service technician into your home or office shouldn’t require a leap of faith—but most of the time, when you need any type of …

You are invited to attend the ‘Our Community Salutes’ of Central Virginia 2016 Recognition Ceremony

Monday, April 25, 2016

VDOT Updates

Monday, April 25, 2016

29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURESScheduled activities: Week of April 25-29, 2016   CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in …

Louisa Chamber Business Breakfast May 3, 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

The Louisa Chamber welcomes The Central Virginian.  Steve Weddle, Vice President of Lakeway Publishers will be discussing marketing your  small business in a tight economy.     Steve has …

Shenandoah National Park Search Suspended; Trails Reopen

Friday, April 22, 2016

Based on a preliminary identification of remains found Thursday, April 21, 2016, the search for Nicole Mittendorff conducted by Shenandoah National Park with support from …

PVCC approved to conduct drone research for public safety

Thursday, April 21, 2016

PVCC approved to conduct drone research for public safety   (Charlottesville, Va.)—Piedmont Virginia Community College has received approval from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to conduct research …

Get Started at PVCC with free information sessions in May

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Get Started at PVCC with free information sessions in May   (Charlottesville, Va.) –  Piedmont Virginia Community College will host Getting Started information sessions in May for …

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Exciting Changes at James Monroe’s Highland

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Dear Valued Business Partner,   What’s old is new again at the historic home of James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States. Known for over …

CRG: Balance Chiropractic and Physical Therapy moves to new, larger location, allowing for expanded preventative treatments

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Balance Chiropractic and Physical Therapy moves to new, larger location, allowing for expanded preventative treatments Balance Chiropractic is excited to offer Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Selective …

VHSL Updates

Thursday, April 21, 2016

VHSL Weekly Update, April 21, 2016   “Once you stop rushing through life, you’ll be amazed how much life you have time for.”                                                                                                                   – anon                                                                                           ATTENTION: Principals, …

Ash Lawn-Highland to Host Virginia Folklife Program Apprenticeship Showcase on May 15

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Ash Lawn-Highland to Host Virginia Folklife Program Apprenticeship Showcase on May 15   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— For the first time, Ash Lawn-Highland, home of President James Monroe, will …

Innovators Row to Showcase Startups at CBIC Awards Gala ~ Limited Spots Avail able – Applications Due April 30

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

CBIC Invites Startups to the Party Innovators Row to Showcase Startups at CBIC Awards Gala   ~ Limited Spots Available – Applications Due April 30~     April 20, …

Louisa Chamber Presents May Business Bursts – The Employees Series

Tuesday, April 19, 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 …

PVCC art professor Beryl Solla awarded 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

PVCC art professor Beryl Solla awarded 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence   (Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College Art Professor Beryl Solla, of Charlottesville, was …

Shenandoah National Park: Rocky Mount Fire Grows to Over 2,000 Acres

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Rocky Mount Fire Grows to Over 2,000 Acres Luray, Virginia: The Rocky Mtn Fire in the south district of Shenandoah National Park has grown to approximately …

CATEC Open House – Tue. April 26, 2016 – 4-7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center is pleased to invite you to an open house on Tuesday, April 26 from 4:00  to 7:00 pm.  There …

Shenandoah National Park Announces Family-Friendly Spring Events

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Announces Family-Friendly Spring Events Luray, VA – Shenandoah National Park will host two events this spring celebrating the National Park Service Centennial and encouraging …

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Leadership Charlottesville Team Foothills Family Fun Day

Monday, April 18, 2016

We invite you to join Leadership Charlottesville Team Foothills at the Family Fun Day they are hosting with their nonprofit partner as part of their …

Rocky Mtn Fire 2016 Forces Trail Closures in Shenandoah National Park

Monday, April 18, 2016

Rocky Mtn Fire 2016 Forces Trail Closures in Shenandoah National Park Luray, Virginia: A fire was reported yesterday, April 16, 2016, within the south district of …

nTelos Wireless Pavilion: Chris Stapleton

Monday, April 18, 2016

Tom Tom Founders Festival Wraps Up Most Successful Year To Date

Monday, April 18, 2016

Lindt Chocolate Shop Promotion

Monday, April 18, 2016

PVCC: Administrative Professionals Appreciation Day, April 27

Monday, April 18, 2016

Greetings,   Here’s a great way to appreciate our hard-working administrative staff on Administrative Professional Day! We are very pleased that the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce …

Love Canon, Comedian Kyle Dunnigan, 8 More Shows at The Jefferson & Southern

Friday, April 15, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Announces Free Concert Series to Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial

Friday, April 15, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Announces Free Concert Series to Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial Luray, VA – Shenandoah National Park is sponsoring a free concert series …

ACPS News Release: School Board Appoints Jason Crutchfield as New Principal of Brownsville

Friday, April 15, 2016

Albemarle County School Board Appoints Jason Crutchfield as the New Principal for Brownsville Elementary School   (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Jason Crutchfield, who has served as an …

Charlottesville Catholic School Golf Tournament

Friday, April 15, 2016

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Clifton Inn Sunday Supper Series

Friday, April 15, 2016

We are thrilled to announce Clifton’s Summer Event Series for 2016! The Sunday Supper Series is six family-friendly cookouts featuring live music, yard games, local breweries, wineries, and …

Albemarle County Public Schools Students Earn 82 Awards at Piedmont Regional Science Fair, Including Best in Show

Friday, April 15, 2016

Albemarle County Public Schools Students Earn 82 Awards at Piedmont Regional Science Fair, Including Best in Show   (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Albemarle County Public Schools students …

GREGORY L. MACDONALD, “FAMILY-BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR & ADVOCATE” TO BE PRESENTED WITH 2016 CHAMBER CHRISTOPHER E. LEE SMALL BUSINESS PERSON AWARD AT CHAMBER SPRING LUNCHEON

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Receives Funds to Rehabilitate the Historic Hawksbill Mountain Observation Point

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Receives Funds to Rehabilitate the Historic Hawksbill Mountain Observation Point  Funding provided through the NPS Centennial Challenge Program and the Shenandoah National Park …

Albemarle County Announces Appointment of County Attorney

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Albemarle County Announces Appointment of County AttorneyAlbemarle County has named Greg Kamptner as County Attorney effective June 1, 2016. Mr. Kamptner joined the Albemarle County …

NINE LENHART PETTIT ATTORNEYS HONORED

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Weekend of events concludes PVCC 2015-16 performance season

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Weekend of events concludes PVCC 2015-16 performance season   Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s 2015-16 Fine Arts and Performance season will conclude with three events …

Free Film Screening: Romeo and Juliet in Harlem – VFH

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery: Wine Maker’s Dinner

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

POTHOLE PATCHING ON I-64 SLATED FOR TOMORROW Mobile lane closures will occur in both directions; stay alert for slow-moving vehicles   CULPEPER — On Wednesday, April 13 from …

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VHSL Updates

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE ENDORSES USA FOOTBALL’S HEADS UP FOOTBALL PROGRAM   The Virginia High School League (VHSL) has endorsed USA Football’s Heads Up Football High School® program …

Shenandoah National Park Announces Historic Photos “Then & Now” Centennial Project

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Announces Historic Photos “Then & Now” Centennial Project Luray, VA – Join Shenandoah National Park as we take both a look back and …

Albemarle County Finance Department Awarded Excellence in Financial Reporting Designation by GFOA

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to County of Albemarle by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United …

Hospice of the Piedmont: Run and Remember: A 5K Run/Walk

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® Publishes First Quarter 2016 Home Sales

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Ash Lawn-Highland to Host UVA SCPS Photography Exhibition Opening and Reception on May 5

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— Ash Lawn-Highland will host the exhibition opening and reception for the UVA SCPS class “Advanced Digital Photography: Discoveries of James Monroe’s Highland” on …

Lindt Chocolate Shop Promotion

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Albemarle County Announces Hiring of Assessor

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Albemarle County Announces Hiring of AssessorAfter a rigorous recruitment and applicant screening process by the County, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has appointed Peter …

Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville: Dogwood Pancake Breakfast

Monday, April 11, 2016

Wintergreen Performing Arts: Our Patrons Want to Learn about Your Business

Friday, April 8, 2016

  ADVERTISE WITH THE WINTERGREEN SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL   When you advertise in the 2016 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival Program Book you will reach thousands of affluent, well-educated, and well-traveled …

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PVCC: Community Provides Record Support for PVCC Annual Campaign

Friday, April 8, 2016

Community Provides Record Support for PVCC Annual Campaign   (Charlottesville, Va.) – Enthusiastic and widespread support from the community helped make PVCC’s most recent Annual Campaign a …

Area’s Leading Innovators to be Honored at May 26 CBIC Awards Gala

Friday, April 8, 2016

Area’s Leading Innovators to be Honored at May 26 CBIC Awards Gala   Early-Bird Ticket Prices Available Until April 15   April 8, 2016  [Charlottesville, VA]  The Charlottesville Business …

Kiplinger Letter, April 8, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

The Pay Gap …   The gap in earnings for men and women?   It will continue to narrow in coming years as more women move into the sciences …

UVA Law to Host 116 teams at 2016 Softball Invitational Tournament

Thursday, April 7, 2016

ReadyKids 1000 East High St. Charlottesville, VA  22902   For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 7, 2016 For further information, please contact Allison Henderson (703) 772-9602 Photo Opportunities: Check presentation ceremony with …

barre.[d] studio: Summer Deals!

Thursday, April 7, 2016

HOT BOD AT THE BARRE PACKAGE. save money. barre safely. this is a 4-month auto-pay Summer Special. We only have a limited number of these packages to …

The Community Ideas Station: DAVID SEDARIS — ONE NIGHT ONLY — APRIL 18!

Thursday, April 7, 2016

“An Evening with David Sedaris” at the Carpenter Theatre on April 18 David Sedaris will be in Richmond for one night only on April 18th. Come see …

PVCC to offer free information sessions for veterans

Thursday, April 7, 2016

PVCC to offer free information sessions for veterans   Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College will host Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) sessions for …

New Residence Inn Marriott Downtown to host “Donut Wars” on April 9th

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

There Can Be Only ONE Victor! Hear our radio spot.WHERE: Residence Inn Marriott, 315 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903 WHEN: Saturday, April 9th, 2016 , …

CAAR Received VAR Community Engagement Grant to Support 2016 AHIP Safe at Home Campaign

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

CAAR Received VAR Community Engagement Grant to Support 2016 AHIP Safe at Home Campaign   Charlottesville, VA — The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) received a …

Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority: Spring Hazardous Waste Collection Days and Amnesty Days Begin Friday

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

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CEO for University of Virginia Medical Center to speak at PVCC’s 43rd commencement

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

CEO for University of Virginia Medical Center to speak at PVCC’s 43rd commencement   Charlottesville, Va. – Pamela Sutton-Wallace, chief executive officer for University of Virginia Medical …

Make plans to attend Jefferson Area CHiP’s 2nd Annual Play it Forward! Human Foosball Tournament

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Make plans to attend Jefferson Area CHiP’s 2nd Annual Play it Forward! Human Foosball Tournament. Think of it as the World Cup of yard games.  Get …

Virginia Blood Services: Upcoming Blood Drives Charlottesville

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

April, 2016UVA Medical Center CharlottesvilleFriday, April 01, 20163:00PM – 7:00PM1st Floor Dining Conference Rooms, UVA Medical Center, UVA Medical Center Blood Bank, CharlottesvilleFluvanna County High School FluvannaSunday, …

Northern Piedmont Federal CU Merges with UVA Community Credit Union

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

MarchFourth!, Saint Motel, 5 More Shows at The Jefferson & Southern

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

THE LUMINEERS SEPT 13, nTELOS WIRELESS PAVILION, CHARLOTTESVILLE

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

THE LUMINEERS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 The nTelos Wireless Pavilion, Charlottesville, VA   ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 8 AT 10:00AM     …

UVa Licensing and Ventures Group: Join Us for the 2016 Innovator of the Year Celebration

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Greetings! the University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group invites you to a private reception to share in a celebration of innovation. This year, we will …

Jessica Tiller, Estate Planning Attorney: March/April News and Notes Newsletter

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

No time like the present!I hope that you find this installment informative, and you feel like sharing the message.Yours,  Jessica TillerTop 3 “Why’s” my clients create willsEveryone “knows” having a will is …

All Three of Albemarle’s Comprehensive High Schools are Ranked In the Top Five Percent of Nation’s “Smartest Public High Schools”

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) –All three of Albemarle County’s public comprehensive high schools are in the top five percent of public high schools in the country …

Raise Your Profile with the CBIC Annual Awards Gala

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Raise Your Profile: Become a 2016 Gala Sponsor  Bring your brand to the forefront of the #CvilleTech and innovation industry – and have an excellent …

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Blue Ridge Mountains Rotary Club: Ramblin Rabbit 5k

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

PVCC students create student-run investment fund

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

PVCC students create student-run investment fund   (Charlottesville, Va.) – Students at Piedmont Virginia Community College are forging new territory through the creation of a student-run …

PVCC hosts STEM research symposium on April 11

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

PVCC hosts STEM research symposium on April 11 (Charlottesville, Va.) – In partnership with the University of Virginia, Piedmont Virginia Community College will host the 9th …

“White Flags” Art Installation Taken Down from Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

“White Flags” Art Installation Taken Down from Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall Installation Removed After Safety Concern amidst high winds CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 6, 2016) Tom Tom Founders Festival announced …

AHIP CHARITY EVENT @ KENDRA SCOTT

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

I would like to invite you to a Charity Event for AHIP being held at Kendra Scott, 2035 Bond St., C’Ville. I will be hosting …

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

IVY RD. REMAINS CLOSED NEAR RT. 29/250 BYPASS Motorists should use posted detour, alternate routes while utility repairs are completed CULPEPER — Route 250 Business (Ivy Road) …

Lindt Chocolate Shop: Savings on European Specialties

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

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Tom Tom Founder’s Festival: Aaron Fein’s “White Flags” Installed on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

  Aaron Fein’s “White Flags” Installed on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall Massive Installation of 193 Flags of the United Nations Hung in the Trees of Iconic Pedestrian Mall.   CHARLOTTESVILLE, …

Boar’s Head Welcomes New Hospitality Sales Manager

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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