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February 2017

PVCC Board to meet Tuesday, March 14

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – The public is invited to attend a meeting of the Piedmont Virginia Community College Board on Tuesday, March 14, at 3:30 p.m., …

Home Instead Senior Care: Caregivers Wanted!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

ACPS: ArtFest in the West Aims to Raise $10,000 to Support Arts Education

Monday, February 27, 2017

WHAT:                 ArtFest in the West   WHEN:                 Friday, March 3, 2017, 6 to 9 p.m.   WHERE:               Western Albemarle High School Cafeteria, 5941 Rockfish Gap Turnpike, Crozet   WHO:                   Western Albemarle …

Kiplinger Letter February 17, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

For U.S. farmers and related industries…2017 is shaping up as another down year.   It’s a simple problem, really: The world is producing more food than it …

Charlottesville Native Anne-Marie Slaughter, Distinguished Expert in Public Policy, National Security, International Affairs and Law, to Deliver Keynote Address at 2017 Tom Tom Founders Festival

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Charlottesville, VA–Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of the national think tank and civic enterprise New America, former Dean of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of …

Highland to Commemorate the Bicentennial of the Inauguration of President James Monroe

Thursday, February 23, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — James Monroe’s Highland will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Inauguration of James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States, on …

MONTICELLO WINE TRAIL FESTIVAL AND FOUR VOICES TOUR ANNOUNCE FOR 2017 SPRINT PAVILION SEASON

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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National Science Foundation Is Funding University Research Study of Innovative Albemarle County Public Schools Program

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Albemarle County Public Schools will be part of a highly unusual study over the next 18 months as a team of …

Top Female Vocalists From Eight Area Schools and UVA to Appear in Third Annual Concert to Support Victims of Domestic Abuse, Saturday, February 25, at Monticello High School

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Female vocalists from eight schools in Albemarle County, Orange County, and Charlottesville City, and an ensemble from the University of Virginia …

Tom Tom Founders Festival Announces Virginia Policy Entrepreneurship Retreat

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Festival convenes non-partisan executive leadership forum for leaders in the Commonwealth   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA Tom Tom Founders Festival, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering diverse entrepreneurship in small …

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Jack Jouett Eighth Grader Is Albemarle County Public Schools’ 2017 Spelling Bee Champion; Eight Students Advance to Regional Bee on March 4

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – What do the words “coercive” and “paraphernalia” have in common? Only that they were the two words that decided the winner …

Appraisal Group, Inc. Promotes William Sanford, Jr. to Vice President

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA (Feb. 21, 2017) – Appraisal Group, Inc., regional provider of commercial and residential real estate appraisals and litigation advisory services, today announces the …

CAAR: January Home Sales Indicate Strong Start to Year

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Year-over-year increases illustrate sustained market gains RICHMOND, Va. (February 21, 2017) – According to the January 2017 Home Sales Report released by the Virginia REALTORS®, residential …

Valley Road Vineyards Earns Coveted Spot in 2017 Governor’s Cup Case®

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Afton, Va. (Feb. 21, 2017) – Valley Road Vineyards is pleased to announce that its Gold Medal-winning 2014 Petit Verdot has won one of the …

CBIC: Nominate Your Tech Crush by Feb 28!

Monday, February 20, 2017

CBIC awards honor local individuals and organizations cultivating and advancing our region’s technology-based economy. Awards honor individual accomplishments, corporate wins, non-profit successes, innovation and teaching …

Schenk’s Wastewater Pipe Complete and Greenway Trail Reopens

Friday, February 17, 2017

Charlottesville, VA— February 17, 2017 Now that Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) contractors have successfully completed 1,300 feet of sewer pipe replacement along the Schenk’s …

Brandy Clark, The Wind and The Wave, and 5 more shows at the Jefferson & Southern

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WHAT: Hot In Herre WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Saturday, March 25, 2017 – Doors + Show: 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $10 General Admission ON SALE NOW :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::WHAT: Hot In Herre WHERE: The Jefferson …

Your American Red Cross Celebration of Heroes Event and Nomination Information

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

DOWNLOAD NOMINATION FORM DOWNLOAD SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION …

PVCC music faculty present free recital Feb. 19

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Members of Piedmont Virginia Community Colleges’ music faculty will perform a recital of vocal and instrumental music on Sunday, Feb. 19, at …

Highland brings “Discovering the Home of President James Monroe” Exhibit online on Google Arts & Culture

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

New web exhibit a part of Google Arts & Culture Presidents’ Day Collection   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — James Monroe’s Highland announces a new web exhibit, in partnership …

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League of Women Voters: Thursday, March 9, 2017, “Breakfast with the Legislators: Post Assembly Wrap-up”

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Meet and Greet at 8:30 am; Breakfast/Program begins at 9 am The state legislators who represent the Thomas Jefferson Planning District which includes the Charlottesville area …

UVA DRAMA TO PRESENT FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA’S BLOOD WEDDING

Monday, February 13, 2017

David Dalton To Direct Melia Bensussen Adaptation of Langston Hughes Translation Opening February 23 at Culbreth Theatre   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – February 13, 2017 – ‘Til death …

Charlottesville Radio Group: CAPITOL SHEDS TO SPONSOR FIREWORKS SHOW AT STANARDSVILLE’S JULY 4th CELEBRATION

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Town of Stanardsville announced Monday that Loren Shetler, owner of Capitol Sheds, has graciously agreed to sponsor the Town’s 2nd Annual Community Fireworks Display …

PVCC students to offer free family space exploration event on Feb. 18

Friday, February 10, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Students at Piedmont Virginia Community College will host a free family space exploration event on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 1 to 3 …

Crutchfield Charity Auction for Virginia Blood Services: Feb. & March

Thursday, February 9, 2017

PVCC’s free Eat and Meet discussion series continues Feb. 22

Thursday, February 9, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Career Services Office continues its popular Eat and Meet Career Information Series on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from noon …

Opinion/Commentary: How to attract investment to Charlottesville’s Strategic Investment Area

Thursday, February 9, 2017

By Steven W. Blaine http://www.dailyprogress.com/opinion/opinion-commentary-how-to-attract-investment-to-charlottesville-s-strategic/article_93ab2e58-eb98-11e6-919e-076143edd03e.html Daily Progress File / Friendship Court, which provides housing for low-income residents, is part of a Charlottesville Strategic Investment Area, which envisions …

4th Annual Virginia Green Travel Conference in Charlottesville

Thursday, February 9, 2017

It’s Time To Get Registered for YOUR CONFERENCE! the 4th Annual Virginia Green Travel Conference Early-Bird Registration Rates are set to expire on January 20th. Room Block rate at the Inn at …

Virginia Film Festival and Violet Crown Charlottesville Continue Film Series

Thursday, February 9, 2017

VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL AND VIOLET CROWN CHARLOTTESVILLE ANNOUNCE RETURN OF YEAR-ROUND FILM SERIES   Series of One-Time-Only Screenings to Kick Off February 21 With Oscar-Nominated Documentary Fire at Sea   Additional …

National MS Society Seeking Volunteers, Sponsors, Corporate Teams for Walk MS: Charlottesville

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The National MS Society mobilizes people and resources so that everyone affected by multiple sclerosis can live their best lives as we stop MS in …

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CHAMBER DIRECTORS APPROVE & AGREE TO ALIGNMENT WITH CADRe – CHARLOTTESVILLE AREA DEVELOPMENT ROUND TABLE

Thursday, February 9, 2017

(Charlottesville, Virginia – January 31)  The Board of Directors of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, meeting last week, approved and agreed to the Chamber’s …

BreadWorks Bakery & Deli Ribbon Cutting / Grand Reopening

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:00 AM      BreadWorks Bakery & Deli 923A Preston Plaza, Charlottesville, VA  22903 (434) 296-4663   Contact: Chuck McElroy, WorkSource President (434) 972-1730 office, (434) 962-1416 cell or mcelroy@worksourceva.org   While BreadWorks …

Accenture: Managing Director Claudy Jules, PhD, will speak @ Darden on Feb. 22 1:30-2:30pm

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Please register here: Claudy Jules LSS Event                Join us for a Leadership Speaker Series on 22 February 2017 with Claudy …

Albemarle County School Board Approves 2017-18 Funding Request, Including Initiative to Close Opportunity Gaps Among All Students

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Albemarle County School Board voted at its February 7 work session to approve a funding request for the 2017-18 school …

WINTERGREEN WHITE SALE: SKI AND RIDE MORE MIDWEEK

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

WINTERGREEN, Va. (Feb. 7, 2017) —Wintergreen Resort gives new meaning to Winter White Sale with its steal of a deal for two days of skiing, …

Harry Stillerman joins PVCC as new vice president of institutional advancement and development

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.)–Harry Stillerman has joined Piedmont Virginia Community College as the new vice president of institutional advancement and development.   Stillerman has more than 10 years of …

Virginia Business Systems Named an Elite Dealer by ENX Magazine

Monday, February 6, 2017

Richmond, VA – Virginia Business Systems (VBS) of Virginia has been named one of the country’s Elite Dealers by ENX Magazine.  The award is presented …

Albemarle County Public Schools Seeking Two New Members for Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee

Monday, February 6, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, Dr. Pamela R. Moran, is seeking applicants for two seats on a citizen advisory …

PVCC students visit Virginia General Assembly to advocate for educational issues

Monday, February 6, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Two student groups at Piedmont Virginia Community College recently visited the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond to learn more about the state …

Leaders Announced for GO Virginia Regional Council 9 – Organizational Meeting to be held on February 13, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

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WorkSource Enterprises Programs & Services

Thursday, February 2, 2017

CHAMBER TO PRESENT 2017 HOVEY S. DABNEY AWARD FOR COPORATE CITIZENSHIP TO ROY WHEELER REALTY COMPANY

Thursday, February 2, 2017

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, …

CBIC Awards Gala: May 18, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Call for Award Nominations: Open Thru Feb 28 Nominations now open for the 2017 CBIC Awards! …or as our gala emcee, Jake Zarnegar of Silverchair, likes to …

Joint Preschool Application Now Available for Albemarle Schools, Charlottesville Schools, and MACAA/Head Start

Thursday, February 2, 2017

For priority consideration, complete forms by March 1 As part of the Charlottesville/Albemarle Preschool Network, three area preschool programs are now offering one joint application. Families …

James Monroe’s Highland Announces Black History Month Lecture

Thursday, February 2, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — In honor of Black History Month, James Monroe’s Highland will host “Trusty Servants: The Life and Work of Enslaved Manservants to the …

American Cancer Society Meet & Greet! – February 20, 12-2PM @ Draft Taproom

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Meet your local American Cancer Society representatives and learn all about our programs and services. As fairly new Chamber members, we are hoping to share …

VBS: Upcoming Area Blood Drives

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Virginia Blood Services       Upcoming Blood Drives CharlottesvilleFebruary, 2017MicroAire Surgical Instruments AlbemarleWednesday, February 01, 201712:00PM – 4:00PMBloodmobile, Bloodmobile, 3590 Grand Forks BLVD, CharlottesvilleVDOT – Charlottesville AlbemarleWednesday, February 01, …

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® Transitions Ownership of Publications to C-Ville Holdings, LLC.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Charlottesville, VA — The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) announces the transition of ownership of the Real Estate Weekly and Fine Properties publications to …

Board of Supervisors Appoints Walker as Interim County Executive

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas C. “Doug” Walker as Interim County Executive for Albemarle County effective February 1, …

Albemarle Goes Platinum in Virginia Municipal League’s Green Government Challenge

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Albemarle County has received a platinum level certification in the 2016 Green Government Challenge, which is part of the Virginia Municipal League’s (VML) larger Go …

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CVEC and AcelaNet Work Together to Find Broadband Solutions

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

(Lovingston, VA) Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) is pleased to announce it will be working with AcelaNet, LLC to develop solutions to provide broadband connectivity to …

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