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March 2017

Habitat Acquires Land to Help with Southwood Redevelopment

Friday, March 31, 2017

Habitat & The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation Commemorate the Biscuit Run Land Exchange   Seven years ago, it seemed impossible that this day would ever …

Pearl Island + Vu Noodles Grand Opening!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Pearl Island Catering and Vu Noodles are teaming up to offer their respective cuisines of Caribbean and Vietnamese fare in the café space at the …

Next Saturday, April 8, is Walk a Mile for SARA

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Recruit your friends! This is a fun, family-friendly event on the Downtown Mall. We are encouraging men, women and children in our community to come …

VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL AND VIOLET CROWN CHARLOTTESVILLE ANNOUNCE NEW TITLES FOR YEAR-ROUND FILM SERIES

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

ADRENALINE FILM PROJECT TO MOVE FROM FESTIVAL WEEKEND; AWARDS CEREMONY AND SCREENING SET FOR PARAMOUNT THEATER ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21Virginia Film Festival to Celebrate 30th …

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation 2017 Youth Service Award Committee Grant Presentation

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

PVCC receives national designation as a “Voter-Friendly Campus”

Friday, March 24, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College announced today that it is one of 83 campuses in 23 states designated as a “Voter-Friendly Campus.” The …

Roy Wheeler Realty Co. Wins Achievement Award at Global Real Estate Event

Friday, March 24, 2017

Charlottesville, VA – Roy Wheeler Realty Co. was the winner of a prominent Member Achievement Award by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a …

Highland to celebrate the re-publication of The Autobiography of James Monroe

Thursday, March 23, 2017

William M. Ferraro to discuss new introduction to the book   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Highland, the home of President James Monroe, will celebrate the re-publication of The Autobiography …

Great Harvest Bread Company teams up with The Covenant School to support the UVA Children’s Hospital

Thursday, March 23, 2017

PVCC’s Grayson Katzenbach named as one of America’s top 20 community college students and the top community college student in Virginia

Thursday, March 23, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College student Grayson Katzenbach, of Waynesboro, was recently named as one of America’s top 20 community college students and …

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Albemarle High School Players Present Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins”

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Save the Date! Albemarle High School’s Drama Department will perform Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins April 26-30, 2017 at Albemarle High School’s Auditorium, 2775 Hydraulic …

Lindt Chocolate Shops Offer – 100 For $30 LINDOR Truffles

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

2017 Tom Tom Founders Festival

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Join the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce at the 2017 Tom Tom Founders FestivalThe 6th Annual Founders Festival is the best week to return to Charlottesville. …

JAMIE YOWELL JOINS BANK OF THE JAMES

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA – March 22 2017 – Jamie Yowell (NMLS#1604516) has joined Bank of the James as a Mortgage Loan Officer and will be located …

PVCC to offer free information sessions for veterans in April and May

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College will host VETS (Veterans Education and Transition Services) sessions for veterans and service members interested in attending PVCC …

The Paramount Theater: Literacy Volunteers Presents: Wordplay Thursday, April 27 at 7:00PM

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

WHO: Literacy Volunteers WHAT: Wordplay WHEN: Thursday, April 27 at 7:00PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Tickets: $20.00 Online:http://www.theparamount.net/event/literacy-volunteers-presents-wordplay/ Phone: 434-979-1333 In Person: Paramount Box Office, 215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA …

CAAR: February Home Sales Reflect Limited Inventory and High Buyer Demand

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (March 21, 2017) – According to the February 2017 Home Sales Report released by the Virginia REALTORS®, residential real estate sales continue to …

Sevenoaks Retreat Holding An Equinox Event

Friday, March 17, 2017

Join Sevenoaks Retreat Center in a celebration of the Spring Equinox, March 21st. This all-day celebration will include workshops, ceremonies, discussions and fellowship as Spring is …

The Paramount Theater: 7th Annual Grand Marquee Gala Friday, April 28, 2017 Gala 7:00PM | Late Night 9:00PM

Friday, March 17, 2017

WHO: The Paramount Theater WHAT: 7th Annual Grand Marquee Gala WHEN: Friday, April 28, 2017, Gala 7:00PM  |  Late Night 9:00PM WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA Ticket Pricing: $100 …

Kiplinger Letter March 17, 2017 Housing trends

Friday, March 17, 2017

Look for more of America’s single-family homes to be rented, not owned, in the years to come. The number of households that rent is growing …

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PVCC hosts 33rd annual job fair March 22

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s 33rd Annual Job Fair on Wednesday, March 22, will offer students, alumni and community members an opportunity to …

PVCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society receives regional awards

Thursday, March 16, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – The Alpha Epsilon Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the national honor society at Piedmont Virginia Community College, recently received four …

Albemarle County Public Schools Students Earn 75 Awards at 36th Annual Piedmont Regional Science Fair; Both Grand Champions Focus on Preventing Life-Threatening Diseases

Thursday, March 16, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Albemarle County Public Schools students earned 75 awards at the 36th annual Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair, held this past week …

Cville Showtimes: Violet Crown March 17th – March 23rd

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

SPRING SPECIALS ARE EASY ON THE BUDGET AT THE SPA AT WINTERGREEN

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

WINTERGREEN, Va. (March 14, 2017) —Ready to freshen up winter skin and prepare for spring? Wintergreen Spa at Wintergreen Resort offers rejuvenating treatments face and …

Administrative Professionals Appreciation Day to be held April 26 at PVCC

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – PVCC Workforce Services will host Administrative Professionals Appreciation Day on Wednesday, April 26, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., in the Stultz …

Information session for home schooled students and families held March 23

Monday, March 13, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College will host an information session for prospective home schooled students and their families on Thursday, March 23, from …

ACPS: Learning Resources for Secondary Language Arts Available for Public Review

Monday, March 13, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Learning resources for Secondary Language Arts, proposed for adoption at the Albemarle County School Board’s March 9, 2017, meeting, will be …

Virginia Business Leadership Network – Virginia Gala and Silent Auction

Friday, March 10, 2017

The Virginia Business Leadership Network would like to invite you to participate as a silent auction donor of “Access Virginia” Gala and Silent Auction to …

Trails Closed by Fire in Shenandoah National Park Reopened

Friday, March 10, 2017

 Shenandoah National Park News Release Release Date:  March 10, 2017 Contact:  Sally Hurlbert, sally_hurlbert@nps.gov, 540-999-3500 ext 3300 Trails Closed by Fire in Shenandoah National Park Reopened Luray, VA – …

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Highland to Host Author Richard Rabinowitz on March 26 in Partnership with Virginia Festival of the Book

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Author to discuss Curating America in conversation with Ed Ayers   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — In partnership with the 23rd Annual Virginia Festival of the Book, Highland, the …

MEMBER: 100 Black Men of Central Virginia

2017 Marks CBIC’s 20 Year Anniversary!

Thursday, March 9, 2017

2017 Marks CBIC’s 20 Year Anniversary!   The impact we have been able to make on the community for two decades is only possible because of many …

Leadership Charlottesville at Monticello

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Chamber of Commerce Leadership Charlottesville Class of 2017 spent a beautiful afternoon at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello on March 8. Speakers included Gayle Jessup White, …

UVA Temps recruiting Skilled Trades

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Tom Tom Founding CVille Recipients Team Up for Fundraiser

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Blue Ridge Safety Association: 2017 Conference

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Darden Leadership Speaker Series: March 27th, 2017 with Barbara Byrne, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Barclays.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Please register here: Barbara Byrne LSS Event  Join us for a Leadership Speaker Series on 27 March 2017 with Barbara Byrne, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Barclays. Ms. …

Uncle Maddio’s: Grand Opening March 17th-19th

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

CACVB: Upcoming Spring Festivals in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Red Light Management: CAGE THE ELEPHANT – LIVE & UNPEELED THE ACOUSTIC TOUR

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

April 24, 2017 The Paramount Theater – Charlottesville, VAON-SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 10 AT 10AM …

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Charlottesville’s Sister Cities Program Seeking Delegates and Ambassadors for Poggio a Caiano 40th Anniversary

Monday, March 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2017 CONTACT: Terri Di Cintio Sister Cities Commission 434-960-6923 cvillesistercities@gmail.com Charlottesville’s Sister Cities Program Seeking Delegates and Ambassadors for Poggio a Caiano 40th Anniversary CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville’s Sister …

52 CAAR REALTORS® Inducted into the 2016 CAAR Professional Honor Society

Monday, March 6, 2017

Charlottesville, VA — The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) announced the induction of 52 REALTORS® into the 2016 class of the CAAR Professional Honor …

CHAMBER REPORT: 2016 RETAIL SALES RECORD YEAR ($2.74 BILLION) IN ALBEMARLE & CHARLOTTESVILLE; THIRD CONSECUTIVE RECORD YEAR; ALSO AUGUSTA, FLUVANNA, GREENE, & LOUISA SET NEW RETAIL SALES RECORDS; WAYNESBORO SALES DIPPED

Monday, March 6, 2017

(Charlottesville, Virginia – March 6) The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce reported today that total retail sales set a third consecutive record level over 2016 …

PVCC Educational Foundation announces five new board members and names 2017 foundation board president

Thursday, March 2, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Educational Foundation announced today that five new members have joined its board of directors and that it has …

Payne, Ross & Assoc.: Taliaferro Junction, LLC, and Jaffray Woodriff, announce the purchase of Main Street Arena, comprising the land and building at 230 West Main Street on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017 – Charlottesville, VA. Taliaferro Junction, LLC, and Jaffray Woodriff, announce the purchase of Main Street Arena, comprising the land and building …

Citizen of the Year-The Rotary Club of Charlottesville

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Service above Self, Rotary International’s motto, demonstrates an individual’s desire to put the needs of others above his or her own desires. The Rotary Club …

March Performances and Key Dates for Charlottesville City Schools

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Spring performance and exhibition season for Charlottesville City Schools begins in March. Please help us get the word out about these community events:   Piedmont Council for …

PIEDMONT COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS CELEBRATES 20th ANNUAL RISING STAR AWARDS FOR 23 OUTSTANDING YOUTHS

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The twentieth annual Arthur C. Greene Rising Star Awards will celebrate brilliant young artists from private and public high schools throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County on Friday, March …

Albemarle County Public Schools Will Host Kindergarten Registration on Wednesday, March 15

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

English PSA Learning is exciting in Albemarle County Public Schools, and kindergarten is where the fun begins! Kindergarten registration for Albemarle County is Wednesday, March 15. …

Shenandoah National Park Announces “Ride the Drive” Car-Free Day in North District of Park

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Luray, Virginia:  On April 23, 2017 Shenandoah National Park will open the north district of Skyline Drive to non-motorized vehicles only to celebrate National ParkRx …

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Virginia Blood Services: Upcoming Blood Drives

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March, 2017UVA Nursing School CharlottesvilleThursday, March 02, 20171:00PM – 6:00PMRoom 1005-MR5, UVA Nursing School, 202 15th Street SW, CharlottesvilleRuckersville Elementary School GreeneSaturday, March 04, 201712:00PM – 4:00PMBloodmobile, …

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