News

July 2017

Piedmont Family YMCA opens their new facility, Brooks Family YMCA

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Congratulations to Piedmont Family YMCA on the opening of their new facility, Brooks Family YMCA. YMCA board members, staff, donors, contributors, elected officials, chamber staff …

Tax reform: if it happens, could bring an end to some popular write-offs.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Kiplinger Letter 7.28.2017 The deduction for state and local property and income taxes tops the list. This oft-targeted write-off, cherished by individuals who live in high-tax …

Virginia High School League Weekly Update July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NEW UPDATES  VHSL office summer hours The VHSL office will be open from 8:00-noon on Fridays through August 11. Staff will be available through emails and voice mail during off …

Virginia Foundation For The Humanities Presents Refuge in the Valley- Portraits of Hope (8/4)

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

  The stories of more than twenty-five recent refugees—individuals and families—are documented in a VFH-supported photographic exhibit, Refuge in the Valley, sponsored by the Church World Service …

Renee’s Boutique Presents Happy Wear-A-Dress Wednesday!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Happy Wear-A-Dress Wednesday! This weekly holiday encourages us women to represent the strength of being a woman. Wear a dress or skirt as a symbol of …

Charlottesville Dogwood Foundation “BIG GIVE” (7/29)

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Charlottesville Dogwood Foundation has partnered with CHiP* for it’s first annual “Big Give”.  The Charlottesville Dogwood Foundation “Big Give” has sponsored 27 children and will be giving …

HERITAGE THEATRE FESTIVAL TO PRESENT STEPHEN SONDHEIM’S MUSICAL MASTERPIECE COMPANY (7/28)

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Sondheim’s Groundbreaking 1970 Musical Explores Many Sides of Commitment Through Story of Bachelor on His 35th Birthday And the Lessons He Learns From the Couples …

Albemarle County Public Schools is offering Free Sports Physicals for High School Athletes This Saturday (7/29)

Monday, July 24, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The 10th annual Charlottesville Community Health Fair will be this Saturday, July 29, at Booker T. Washington Park in Charlottesville. The Fair …

Join Cho’s Nachos and Beer in the Fight for Alzheimer’s First Survivor (8/3)

Monday, July 24, 2017

Virginia Employment Commission – Women’s Employment Workshop (8/3)

Monday, July 24, 2017

The Virginia Employment Commission is holding a Women’s Employment Workshop on Thursday, August 3rd and the Charlottesville Workforce Center, 2211 Hydraulic Road, from 10 AM …

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Rivanna Conservation Alliance Volunteer Training Workshops

Monday, July 24, 2017

CONTACT: Jessica Dodds, Benthic Monitoring Manager Phone: 540-223-8599 Email: jessicadodds@rivannariver.org  Volunteer Stream Monitoring Introductory Training Workshops Friday, September 8th, 2017 Saturday, September 9th, 2017 Sunday, September 10th, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The …

ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES 2017 CONFERENCE – NASHVILLE

Sunday, July 23, 2017

From Saturday – Wednesday, July 15 – 19, 2017, I represented our Chamber (once again, on scholarship) at the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives’ 2017 Conference in …

Lindt Chocolate Shop presents National Milk Chocolate Day Sale Storewide!! (7/28)

Saturday, July 22, 2017

The Lindt Chocolate Shop is presenting its big sale event this Friday July 26th! Come and check it out and get a gift for that …

GREAT HARVEST RESPONDS TO DROUGHT IN THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE AND AREA PESTICIDE CRISIS

Friday, July 21, 2017

A common practice in wheat production has been applying the herbicide Roundup prior to harvest for a more efficient process.However, this is not and never …

Please Join the Thomas Jefferson Health District for it’s High Impact Coalitions Training: Aug 7-8

Friday, July 21, 2017

In partnership with the MAPP2Health core group, the Thomas Jefferson Health District is hosting a free 2-day training on “High Impact Coalitions: A Practical Guide.” …

Charlottesville Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization Kicks OFF 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan

Friday, July 21, 2017

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – July 21, 2017) The Charlottesville Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization is beginning work on the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) this summer. To …

Albemarle County Public Schools Appoints Interim Executive Director to Head Its Technology Department

Friday, July 21, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Ira Socol, the Director of Educational Technology and Innovation for Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS), has been appointed as the division’s …

Yngwie Malmsteen, Julien Baker, and 2 more shows at the Jefferson Theater!

Friday, July 21, 2017

             WHAT: Julien Baker with Half Waif WHERE: The Jefferson Theater WHEN: Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Doors: 7:00 PM : Show 8:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $16 Advance – $18 Day of Show ON SALE: Friday, July 21 …

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority and Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority Hold Public Meeting on Strategic Planning (8/3)

Friday, July 21, 2017

Charlottesville, VA—July 14, 2017  On August 3, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority and the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority will host …

Virginia Folklife Program Announces Summer Tour of Argentinian Bluegrass Band Che Apalache

Friday, July 21, 2017

Charlottesville, VA – The Virginia Folklife Program at Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) announces the summer tour of Argentinian bluegrass band, Che Apalache. The …

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SAVE THE DATE! – OPEN HOUSE @ ALOHA Mind Math/Reading/Writing Charlottesville (8/10)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

SAVE THE DATE! – OPEN HOUSE @ ALOHA Mind Math/Reading/Writing Charlottesville 10th August 2017 10 AM – 7 PM Take a tour of our facility. Enjoy …

Ribbon Cutting for the European Wax Center (8/10)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The European Wax Center will be having a ribbon cutting August 10th at 11:00 AM. 3912 Lennox Ave Unit 310 (Next door to Mission Barbeque). …

PIEDMONT WORKFORCE NETWORK (PWN) OPERATIONS MANAGER Position Opening

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

PIEDMONT WORKFORCE NETWORK (PWN) OPERATIONS MANAGER (FULL-TIME) SALARY RANGE: $45,000 - $55,000 GENERAL OVERVIEW The Piedmont Workforce Network serves Local Workforce Investment Board VI, a region that …

Charlottesville/UVA/Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center New Regional Emergency Management Coordinator Hired

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Contact: Tom Hanson 434-971-1765 New Regional Emergency Management Coordinator Hired The Charlottesville/UVA/Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center is pleased to announce that Ms. Allison Farole has been hired as the …

Jefferson School City Center *First Fridays* (8/4)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

On the First Friday of each month, the Jefferson School City Center celebrates two resident organizations to shed light on their impact on the community. August …

C&F Bank expands Charlottesville presence with new retail branch on the Downtown Mall

Monday, July 17, 2017

 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA– C&F Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CFFI), the one-bank holding company for C&F Bank, announced today that it opened a new retail bank branch at …

Ameriprise Financial: Kimberlee Barrett-Johnson Attends Barron’s Top Independent Women Advisors Summit

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

News Release: Kimberlee Barrett-Johnson Attends Barron’s Top Independent Women Advisors Summit Charlottesville, VA – July 11, 2017 – Kimberlee Barrett-Johnson, CFP®, CDFATM Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial …

The Salvation Army 4th Annual Telethon (9/19)

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Salvation Army is having their  4th Annual Telethon on Tuesday September 19th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm! Their current goal is 110,000.00.  Please help The Salvation Army …

NPRT Agenda 7/12/17

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

7-17 agenda (3) …

Charlottesville Sprint Pavillion presents: Portugal. The Man with The Dig (8/21)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

PORTUGAL. THE MAN WITH THE DIG Sprint Pavilion | August 21 | Charlottesville, VA ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 14 AT 10:00AM (CHARLOTTESVILLE / July 11 at 10:00am) PTM’s last album came out …

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July Agri-Business Round Table Meeting

Monday, July 10, 2017

Attached is the PDF to tomorrow’s agenda for the Agri-Business Roundtable meeting 7-17 agenda (2) …

SHINE Systems Hires New President; Jeff Thomas to Become CEO

Monday, July 10, 2017

July 5, 2017 – Charlottesville, VA: Newly named SHINE Systems (previously SHINE Systems & Technologies) welcomes Mike Sherman as its new President. Mr. Sherman will leverage …

Richmond Flying Squirrels Charlottesville Community Night (8/29)

Monday, July 10, 2017

On Tuesday, August 29th the Richmond Flying Squirrels will once again be hosting our annual Charlottesville Community Night game at The Diamond! This is a great …

The Municipal Band of Charlottesville Fundraiser

Monday, July 10, 2017

The Municipal Band of Charlottesville 1119 5th St. SW Ste. B • Charlottesville, VA 22902 Soundtrack of the Community Since 1922 July 10, 2017 Dear Charlottesville Downtown Business Community, The …

4th Annual Miller Law Group Block Party (7/27)

Friday, July 7, 2017

You are invited to the 4th Annual Miller Law Group Block PARTY! Tell a friend, Bring a Friend, and Join us all for Music, Food, Refreshments, …

RIVANNA STATION AT ALBEMARLE – CHARLOTTESSVILLE, VIRGINIA

Friday, July 7, 2017

To learn of our Chamber’s support for the US Department of Defense intelligence operations in Albemarle, see the two PDF links below. 17US7a-P (CongMem17-2-RivannaStation1) 17US7f RivannaStation (NicholsonAddition-SCIFRendering1) …

The Advantages of Mobile Cloud-Based Accounting Workshop 7/26/17

Thursday, July 6, 2017

In this workshop, you will learn about the basic accounting schedules; Profit & Loss Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement. You will see the …

Lifeview Marketing brings you: The “Corners of the Earth” International Classical Music Concert (7/15)

Thursday, July 6, 2017

International Classical Musicians, Hyojung Huh and the Duo PianoFlautée Visits Charlottesville, Virginia for One Night Only The “Corners of the Earth” International Classical Music Concert is a unique extravaganza …

Red Rocker Candy Announces New Mix Flavors!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Troy, VA, July 5, 2017– Red Rocker Candy announces four exciting new mix flavors, inspired by their bestselling Rocking Chair Mix. The new flavors are:Sidewalk Café …

ALOHA Mind Math/Reading Writing is HIRING

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

ALOHA Mind Math/Reading Writing is HIRING. We are looking for qualified and experienced  Language Arts & Math teachers for a part time position. Interested candidates may email …

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Jubilee Family Chiropractor Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (7/13)

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

You are invited to celebrate at our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Charlottesville Regional Chamber!!Raffle proceeds go to support Blue Ridge Food Bank to ensure …

Introducing Chris Rakes, owner of Total Experience Travel, to Charlottesville!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Chris Rakes, owner of Total Experience Travel; is a River & Luxury Cruise, Land Tour, All Inclusive Expert new to the area. Chris loves being …

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority Board of Directors Approve Solar Project at the Ivy Material Utilization Center

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Charlottesville, VA—June 27, 2017 Rivanna Solid Waste Authority Board of Directors has authorized a land lease contract with a developer to install a solar array at …

Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic to be held at UVA School of Law Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic to be held at UVA School of Law (7/17)

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic to be held at UVA School of Law 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA Monday, July 17, 4-7 pm Continuing a commitment to help Veterans …

City Select presents 2018 Discover Charlottesville Publication

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

2018 Discover Charlottesville ® Reach Over A Million Readers! Discover Charlottesville is a coffee-table quality, hardbound publication offering visitors a comprehensive view of Charlottesville and surrounding counties …

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