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June 2017

Kiplinger Letter

Friday, June 30, 2017

At midyear, how is the economy doing?  And what does the outlook hold for 2018? Expect GDP growth to remain lukewarm, clocking in at 2.1% for …

Understanding Veterans Benefits Hosted by JABA (7/14)

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Check out the PDF link or information below! VA Benefits PDF.jpg Join us for this SPECIAL EVENT: Understanding  Veterans Benefits Friday, July 14, 2017 -1:00PM Hosted by: JABA  Location: The Senior …

All Mixed Up, And That’s a Good Thing: Valuing Diversity in Leadership Programs

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Andrea Copeland-Whitsett, the Chamber’s Director of Member Education Services and Director of Leadership Charlottesville, recently attended the Association of Leadership Programs National Conference at the …

CHAMBER REPORTS VIRGINIA TAX DATA SHOW FIRST QUARTER 2017 RETAIL SALES IN REGION WERE “MIXED” – SALES UP IN ALBEMARLE, AUGUSTA, FLUVANNA & LOUISA,SALES DROPPED IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, GREENE & WAYNESBORO

Monday, June 26, 2017

(Charlottesville, Virginia – June 26th) The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today released compiled sales & use tax data which show that during 2017’s first …

Please take the Go Business Virginia Survey!!!: The Virginia Growth & Opportunity Program

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Virginia Growth & Opportunity Program, GO Virginia, has launched and offers promise as together – private enterprise, education & government – seek to address …

CHAMBER ISSUES STATEMENT “CATEGORICALLY OPPOSES” KLAN & “ITS MESSAGE OF HATE”

Thursday, June 22, 2017

(Charlottesville, Virginia – June 22) – The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today issued a statement in which the Chamber “categorically opposes” the Ku Klux …

THE SUMMER BLAZE COMEDY SHOW STARRING NEW YORK’S OWN, AYANNA DOOKIE “The Diva of All Divas Without the Stink Attitude, Ayanna Dookie Joins the United Nations of Comedy Series”

Friday, June 16, 2017

Finally, for the first time performing in Charlottesville, Virginia to headline the First Weekend of Summer Comedy Show, Brooklyn New York’s own, Ayanna Dookie will …

MONOCAN NINE REMODEL PROJECT UNDERWAY AT WINTERGREEN RESORT

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

WINTERGREEN, Va. (June 13, 2017) — When the Monocan nine reopens on the 27-hole Stoney Creek Golf Course at Wintergreen Resort, the popular Rees Jones …

Renowned Outdoor Author Presents Family-friendly Program Series in Shenandoah National Park

Monday, June 12, 2017

Luray, Virginia: Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah National Park Association, and Delaware North Company (DNC) are delighted to host special programs featuring outdoor recreation expert and …

Kiwanis Independence Day 5K Race to Benefit Camp Holiday Trails (7/4)

Saturday, June 10, 2017

On Tuesday morning, July 4, 2017, the Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville, in conjunction with the Charlottesville Track Club, and with major support from Better Living …

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Stephen Stills & Judy Collins at the Sprint Pavilion October 5th

Friday, June 9, 2017

ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 16 AT 10:00AM (CHARLOTTESVILLE / June 9 at 7:00am) 50 years ago, singer-songwriter Stephen Stills met singer-songwriter Judy Collins, known for her …

PVCC’s KidsCollege offers discounted tuition for summer academies through June 18

Friday, June 9, 2017

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s KidsCollege is offering a discounted tuition for registration to some of its summer STEM and arts academies in …

CHAMBER NORTH CHARLOTTESVILLE BUSINESS COUNCIL TO HOLD “SEMINOLE TRAIL GATEWAY FORUM & LUNCHEON”; JUNE 28TH, 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM AT THE HOLIDAY INN ON EMMET STREET

Thursday, June 8, 2017

James Monroe’s Highland to Host Summer French and Spanish Immersion Camps

Thursday, June 8, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — James Monroe’s Highland, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center, the Alliance Française of Charlottesville, and the International School of Charlottesville, …

Maupintown Film Festival July 14th-16th at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Thursday, June 8, 2017

3rd Annual Maupintown Film Festival Is Set For July 14 – 16, 2017 “Black Goes with Everything: The Diverse Experiences of Descendants of Africa” Charlottesville, VA: Both …

Two Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® Members Awarded National Association of REALTORS® Emeritus Status

Thursday, June 8, 2017

  AAR President Anthony McGhee congratulates Ginny Nelson on receiving NAR Emeritus status. Charlottesville, Virginia – Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) President Anthony McGhee recognized two …

Presentation by Dr. David Silverman, D.P.M at the English Inn of Charlottesville (6/21)

Thursday, June 8, 2017

You’re invited to learn about: One of the TOP FIVE Emerging Science Technologies that will shape our lives in the coming years. Find out why many healthcare …

Woods Rogers 36th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar October 3rd

Thursday, June 8, 2017

When: October 3, 2017 Where: Omni Charlottesville Hotel Info: woodsrogers.com/2017seminars/ Are you hitting the right notes with your HR decisions? Are your HR principles in line with current labor and …

ALOHA STEM Camp – Weeks of June 19th & June 26th

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

ALOHA is offering one of a kind and highly accredited  Learning Blade STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) Camp.   Give your children an exposure to various STEM fields and …

Brooks Family YMCA Grand Opening Events (6/17, 6/24, 6/29)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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Jefferson School City Center First Friday: July 7th

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

On the first Friday of each month, the Jefferson School City Center (JSCC) celebrates two resident organizations to shed light on their impact in our …

FABA 2017 Cuck Lewis Passion Award (6/21)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Kiplinger Letter: Expect slow but steady hiring in the states of the Mid-Atlantic this year

Monday, June 5, 2017

Virginia figures to see payrolls expand fastest, with employment up 1.4% … a tick slower than last year but a solid clip, considering the low …

BANK OF THE JAMES FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. RANKED AMONG TOP 200 U.S. COMMUNITY BANKS BY AMERICAN BANKER MAGAZINE

Monday, June 5, 2017

For Immediate Release LYNCHBURG, VA — May 30, 2017 —  Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOTJ), parent holding company for Bank of the James, …

CHARLOTTESVILLE PRESS JOINS FORCES WITH McCLUNG COMPANIES

Monday, June 5, 2017

(Waynesboro, VA) McClung Companies has integrated the commercial print services of Charlottesville Press, a long-time Charlottesville printer since 1909, into its full service graphic communication …

Knead and Sip: After Hours at Great Harvest Cville

Monday, June 5, 2017

Gather a group of friends and pick a date – *Learn how to create and bake a beautiful loaf of bread, or create Bread Art by …

UVA Inn at Darden: Reopening of Sloney’s Pub

Friday, June 2, 2017

Charlottesville, VA — UVA Inn at Darden — located on the University of Virginia’s North Grounds in Charlottesville, Virginia — is pleased to announce the …

Womble Carlyle to Become Womble Bond Dickinson

Friday, June 2, 2017

Womble Carlyle proudly announces its combination with the UK-based law firm, Bond Dickinson. Womble Bond Dickinson will have more than 1,100 lawyers in 23 offices …

McIntire Botanical Garden Meets Matching Donation Challenge from Great Eastern Management Company

Friday, June 2, 2017

Charlottesville, VA – The McIntire Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that it has met a $25,000 challenge donation from Great Eastern Management Company, a …

Two Albemarle County Principals Appointed to Division-Wide Senior Leadership Positions

Friday, June 2, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Albemarle County Public Schools today announced the appointments of two principals to division-wide senior leadership positions. Michele Castner, who has led …

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 Shenandoah National Park Selects Artist Kevin H. Adams for the June Artist-in-Residence Program

Friday, June 2, 2017

Luray, Virginia: Shenandoah National Park is pleased to announce the selection of Washington, Virginia-based artist Kevin H. Adams as the June Artist-in-Residence. A former United …

James Monroe’s Highland Announces 1817 Tour of the Northern States Initiative

Thursday, June 1, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — James Monroe’s Highland announces the 1817 Tour of the Northern States initiative, a project dedicated to engaging places visited by the newly …

Albemarle County Offers New Method for Tax Payments: Ribbon Cutting Event for New Finance Payment Kiosk

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Albemarle County is pleased to provide tax payers with an additional convenient, accessible opportunity to make payments with the installation of an automated payment kiosk …

Red Light Management: Charlottesville Concerts Heating Up This Summer!

Thursday, June 1, 2017

WHAT: Disco Risqué with Deaf Scene WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall WHEN: Saturday, July 8, 2017 – Doors: 7:00 PM – Show: 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $10 General Admission ON SALE …

2017 Kids Swing–Albemarle County Rotary Club Golf Tournament

Thursday, June 1, 2017

    ACRC Kids Swing Golf Sponsorship Form 2017 …

BLUE RIDGE PACE Health and Resource Fair (6/15)

Thursday, June 1, 2017

LOCAL ADVISOR MARGRETA H. SWANSON ATTENDS EXCLUSIVE RETIREMENT PLANNING WORKSHOP WITH AMERICA’S IRA EXPERTS ED SLOTT AND COMPANY

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Charlottesville, Virginia May 1, 2014 – Margreta H. Swanson completed advanced IRA distribution training at Ed Slott and Company’s recent Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM Workshop …

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