News

July 2016

Shenandoah National Park Celebrates National Park Service History

Friday, July 29, 2016

Luray, Virginia: Stephen T. Mather was a successful businessman, brilliant promoter, and a visionary who became the first director of the National Park Service (NPS) …

Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Releases 2016 2nd Quarter Results

Friday, July 29, 2016

Join us for The Paramount Theater’s Event Showcase on Wednesday, August 24 from 4-7PM at The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA

Friday, July 29, 2016

Let Us Host Your Next Special Event! Join Us for The Paramount Theater’s Event Showcase on August 24 WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: The Paramount Theater’s Event Showcase WHEN: …

Lindt Chocolate – Friends & Family Sale

Friday, July 29, 2016

PVCC receives $1 million to endow Great Expectations Program for foster youth

Thursday, July 28, 2016

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Officials at Piedmont Virginia Community College announced today that an anonymous donor has given $1 million to endow the college’s Great Expectations …

Charlottesville Scholarship Program awards AHS student with first annual Preston Coiner Scholarship

Thursday, July 28, 2016

(Charlottesville, Virginia) – Thanks in part to the family of Preston Coiner, a life-long Charlottesville resident who deeply valued education and local history, the cost …

Chamber Business Diversity Council: JF Bell Vanguard Award Nominations

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Chamber Business Diversity Council is currently accepting nominations from Chamber members and the community for the JF Bell Vanguard Award. Named in honor of …

Holiday Inn-University Area: Special Holiday Party Rates for Chamber Members!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Old Metropolitan Hall is ready to (ho) (ho) host your HOLIDAY PARTY!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

2016 Virginia High School Hall of Fame Honorees Chosen   27th HOF Class features Eight inductees CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Sponsored by the Virginia High School League (VHSL), …

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Lindt Chocolate – New Pumpkin Spice Truffle & Free Offer

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Light House Studio Presents The 15TH Annual Youth Film Festival -The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Light House Studio Presents The 15th Annual Youth Film Festival Tickets On Sale Now!   WHO: Light House Studio WHAT: 15th Annual Youth Film Festival WHEN: Friday, August 26 – VIP Party at 6:00PM …

Albemarle County Public Schools Is a Finalist in Competition for $10 Million Grant to Redesign High School Education

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Albemarle County Public Schools has been selected as a finalist in a nationwide competition to redesign high school education. The XQ …

CBIC – Charlottesville: The Little Tech Engine That Could

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

From the Desk of CBIC Executive Director, Tracey Greene: Beyond the many accolades that are heaped on Charlottesville as a great place to live (happiest town …

PVCC: Project Management Classes

Monday, July 25, 2016

Project Management Project Management Fundamentals Adrian Felts Does your organization need cost-effective management of short-term projects and long-term development programs? This fundamentals class provides an introduction to the processes used by professional project …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville: Please join us in welcoming home 12 PartnerFamilies to Burnet Commons III!

Friday, July 22, 2016

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville invites you to The Burnet Commons III Dedications   to celebrate the accomplishments of twelve Partner Families August 6 & 13 at 5:00pm The …

Pink Martini – magic and illiusion with Mike Super- Richmond Symphony Orchestra presents “The Snowman” at The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA

Friday, July 22, 2016

Celebrate the Holidays in July! Holiday Programming Just Announced at The Paramount Mike Super – Friday, November 25 *The Day After Thanksgiving! Richmond Symphony Orchestra presents The Snowman …

Virginia Blood Services: Broadcasters For Blood Drive – July 25th

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Small Business Administration: Starting a Veteran-Owned Business

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Lindt Chocolate: It’s Christmas In July!

Thursday, July 21, 2016

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VDOT Updates

Thursday, July 21, 2016

TREE TRIMMING ON RT. 250 IN IVY ON THURSDAY Traffic reduced to one lane controlled by flagging at Tilman Road   CULPEPER — On July 21, a contractor …

Bridges Out of Poverty Traing at CNE – Friday, August 5th

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Bridges Out of Poverty provides a useful framework for developing these skills and sensitivities. Carol Lee, a Bridges Out of Poverty Certified Trainer, will be …

Shenandoah National Park Selects Sound Artist Dianne Ballon for the August Artist-in-Residence Program

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Luray, Virginia – Shenandoah National Park is pleased to announce the selection of sound artist Dianne Ballon as the August Artist-in-Residence. “Dianne’s unique art form …

The Bridge PAI: Happy Hour kick-off for the August Cheers For Charity at Starr Hill

Thursday, July 21, 2016

SINGLE, PROFESSIONAL OFFICES 302 HICKMAN ROAD, SUITE 202: AVAILABLE AUGUST 1, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Carter Myers Automotive: Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram are returning to Staunton

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

James Monroe’s Highland to Host the Albemarle County Fair, Aug. 4-6

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Highland, the home of President James Monroe, will host the Albemarle County Fair from Thursday, August 4 through Saturday, August 6 on the grounds …

Roy Wheeler Realty: Why it makes sense to buy a home in Charlottesville right now

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

When one reads the Daily Progress article dated 7/14/2016, http://www.dailyprogress.com/townnews/commerce/report-home-sales-in-city-area-highest-since/article_75db881c-11c0-55af-932d-8fc3d0a55cab.html there is no doubt that the real estate market is continuing to improve.  The facts mentioned make …

Albemarle County: New Transfer Station coming to the Ivy Materials Utilization Center

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority (RSWA) and Albemarle County are pleased to announce that a new transfer station will be constructed on a parcel of …

Shenandoah National Park Hosts Night Sky Festival

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Luray, Virginia:  Shenandoah National Park will celebrate the importance of dark skies and the beautiful night skies that Shenandoah protects with a Park-wide Night Sky …

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U.S. Secretary of Education Honors Charlottesville City Schools Among 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Education John King congratulated Charlottesville City Schools on its achievements at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Charlottesville City Schools was one of three …

VHSL Updates

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

VHSL Weekly Update, July 20, 2016   “We do not fear the unknown. We fear what we think we know about the unknown.”                                                                                                   –  Teal Swan        ATTENTION: …

Virginia Community Economic Network: Announcing the Virginia Velocity Tour!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Innovative early-stage Virginia startups can apply by 8/18 to take part in the Virginia Velocity Tour, a multi-city bus tour of entrepreneurship in Virginia. Selected …

The Paramount Theater welcomes Bank of America as a Producers Club Sponsor

Monday, July 18, 2016

Charlottesville, VA – July 18 , 2016  – The Paramount Theater Board of Directors is excited to announce that Bank of America has become the newest …

SCORE/Paychex – 10 Ways to Hire Smarter – the Definitive Guide for Small Businesses

Monday, July 18, 2016

What’s wrong with the hiring process? There are many ways to recruit and hire employees. If the process you take does not take Federal Regulations …

Shenandoah National Park Seeks Public Input on Proposed Removal of Fi ve Buildings in the Big Meadows Area

Friday, July 15, 2016

Luray, Virginia: The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public input into the proposed removal of five buildings in the Big Meadows area known as …

Albemarle County Fire Rescue Announces Latest Graduates from Virginia Fire Chiefs Association Fire Officer Academy

Friday, July 15, 2016

Albemarle County is proud to announce that today two Fire Rescue captains, Captain Phillip Burkett from Monticello Fire Station and Captain Meade Whitaker from Hollymead …

Kiplinger Letter: Social Security – the “Third Rail” or Changes?

Friday, July 15, 2016

It was an ironclad rule of old Washington: Social Security is the third rail of politics…   Touch it and your political career is dead. Not so …

The Lodge at Old Trail: Don’t forget to RSVP to Saving Ancient Monuments in Times of Conflict, Thursday, July 21st at 5:30pm

Friday, July 15, 2016

PVCC: New workforce credentials grant provides tuition assistance to students

Thursday, July 14, 2016

possible for students to receive tuition assistance for select programs.   The New Economy Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) Program, approved by the Virginia General Assembly earlier this …

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Digital Platform Marketing Changes Everything by V.I.D.A. Group, LLC

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Digital Platform Marketing Changes Everything by V.I.D.A. Group, LLC   Our Mission at VI.D.A. Factor: Helping Business Owners & Entrepreneurs Succeed in Business & Life!   This is a …

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

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

PVCC student turns research project into volunteer work mentoring underprivileged children

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

(Charlottesville, Va.)—Piedmont Virginia Community College student Lina Abril-Montoya, originally of Colombia and now of Charlottesville, is serving as a volunteer and mentor to underprivileged children …

GRAMMY-Nominated John Hiatt this November at TheParamount Theater, Charlottesville, VA

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Tickets On Sale This Week!   WHO: Upfront Inc. WHAT: John Hiatt WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 8:00PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Ticket Pricing: $31.50, $47.50, $67.50   On Sale Schedule:Wednesday, …

VDOT ENGAGING SMALL BUSINESSES IN CENTRAL VA.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

VDOT ENGAGING SMALL BUSINESSES IN CENTRAL VA. Learn about vendor opportunities, including snow removal, at July open houses   CULPEPER — The Virginia Department of Transportation invites owners …

Violet Crown Charlottesville showtimes for Friday, July 15 thru Thursday, July 21

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Dr. Pam Moran One of 20 Superintendents in the Nation Recognized for Innovative Leadership by Project Tomorrow

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Dr. Pamela Moran, Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, is one of 20 school superintendents across the nation being recognized for …

Smart Cville and Albemarle County launch visual budget tool

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Charlottesville, July 13, 2016  – Smart Cville, in collaboration with Albemarle County, is excited to announce the launch of an online budget visualization tool for …

United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area: highlights from the Early Education Symposium

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

https://vimeo.com/172933272 In this video, Holly Coy, Deputy Secretary of Education is quoted: “What’s really exciting about what is happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle is that a …

Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority: Odor Control Project Kickoff this Friday

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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JUST ANNOUNCED: TEDxCharlottesville “The Power of One” – November11 at The Paramount Theater – Tickets On Sale This Week!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

TEDX CHARLOTTESVILLE RETURNS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 THE PARAMOUNT THEATER TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, JULY 15 AT 10 AM   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – (July 12, 2016) – TEDxCharlottesville …

VHSL Updates

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

July 12, 2016 VHSL 2017-18 and 2018-19 alignment plan initial list of appeals posted   The initial list of appeals to be heard on August 4 has …

Lindt Chocolate: Become A Chocolate Connoisseur

Monday, July 11, 2016

Albemarle County Conducting Small Area Plan in the Vicinity of Rio/ 29

Monday, July 11, 2016

Albemarle County is conducting a small area plan in the Rio/29 area. A small area plan is a tool used to define a detailed plan …

Red Shoe Cville – Dinners at the House

Monday, July 11, 2016

As many of you know, one of the important services that we provide for the Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville is to provide dinners for …

PVCC announces three new programs of study to begin in August

Monday, July 11, 2016

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College is offering three new programs of study for the fall 2016 semester.   The programs, electronics technology, manufacturing technology, and …

Shenandoah National Park Reflects on the History of Gliders at Big Meadows

Monday, July 11, 2016

Luray, Virginia:  Shenandoah National Park is hosting a special presentation on the history of gliders on July 15 and July 16 at 1:00 p.m. in …

Free Financial Education Seminar offered by UVA Community Credit Union

Monday, July 11, 2016

Smart Start To College   A MUST ATTEND FOR PARENTS AND THEIR COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS! Attention parents with college bound students:  Did you know that 7 out of …

Woods Rogers PLC: Complimentary Seminar on DOL’s New Overtime Regulations

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Coming Soon! DOL’s New Overtime Regulations Beginning December 1, 2016, new regulations significantly increase the salary threshold above which employers may exempt certain workers from overtime …

Woods Rogers PLC: 35th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

Thursday, July 7, 2016

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CBIC: Tuesday, July 19: Cville Entrepreneurs and Espresso

Thursday, July 7, 2016

WHAT:  A casual, caffeine-fueled gathering of learning for entrepreneurs at all stages of venture creationWHEN:  3rd Tuesdays Monthly — next up July 19!   TIME:  8:00 -10:00 …

Shenandoah National Park Temporarily Closes Trails Due to Unusual Bear Activity

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Shenandoah National Park News Release Release Date:  July 7, 2016 Contacts:  Sally Hurlbert, sally_hurlbert@nps.gov, 540-999-3500 ext 3300 Shenandoah National Park Temporarily Closes Trails Due to Unusual Bear Activity Luray, …

Blitzen Trapper, Major & The Monbacks & 4 More Shows at the Jefferson and Southern

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Renowned Outdoor Author Presents the New Bubba Jones National Park Ad venture Series in Shenandoah National Park

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Luray, VA – Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah National Park Association, and Delaware North Company (DNC) are delighted to once again host special programs featuring outdoor …

Cypress Financial Planning Q3 Newsletter

Thursday, July 7, 2016

SUPER SUMMER FAMILY SAVINGS AT WINTERGREEN RESORT

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

WINTERGREEN, Va. (July 6, 2016) — For vacationers looking for the ideal family getaway this summer, Wintergreen Resort announced a summer special. Starting at just …

VDOT Updates

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

29-RIO RD. CREWS WILL WORK INTO JULY 4th WEEKENDConstruction suspended at 6 a.m. Saturday, work resumes at 8 a.m. Tuesday   CHARLOTTESVILLE — Construction on the …

SCORE Newsletter

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

From Vision to Fruition… Coordinated Discovery MarketsUpcoming Workshops…July 20th 10 Ways to Hire Smarter  Ongoing U.S. Census Bureau 2016 Summer Webinar SeriesJuly 13th and/or July 27th How to Start Your Own BusinessVolunteer… Become …

SCORE: Upcoming Workshops

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Workshops & Newsletter Contents             (Click on links that interest you to see a longer description) From Vision to Fruition… Coordinated Discovery MarketsUpcoming Workshops…July …

Tom Tom Announces 5th Annual Tomtoberfest

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Annual Fall Block Party Celebrates the Region’s Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Artists   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (June 30th, 2016) – Tom Tom Founders Festival announced the 5th annual Tomtoberfest, …

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Lindt Chocolate: Rewards Club Offer

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

July is Volunteer Recruitment Month at JABA

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

And We Want to Invite YOU to Become a JABA Volunteer! A simple act of kindness can change the world. It can also change YOUR world for …

CBIC: New Venue for Next TechOnTap: Tuesday 7/12

Friday, July 1, 2016

New Venue! Holly’s Deli & Pub Tuesday, July 12: TechOnTap, 5:00 – 7:00 pmWHERE: Holly’s Deli & Pub :1221 E. Market Street, Cville, VA 22902 (outside garden …

VA Blood Services: Upcoming Area Blood Drives – July

Friday, July 1, 2016

Virginia Blood Services       Upcoming Blood Drives CharlottesvilleJuly, 2016Lowe’s At Rio Hill AlbemarleSunday, July 03, 201612:00PM – 4:00PMBloodmobile, Bloodmobile, 400 Woodbrook Drive, CharlottesvilleBuckingham Correctional Center BuckinghamWednesday, July 06, …

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