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Forest Watch Training

Forest Watch Training 

What are the threats to our national forests?  How can you stop them? 
Wild Virginia is proud to offer an informative discussion of “hows” and “whys” of national forest plans and projects. 

February 2nd 
6:45-8:45pm
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library

 

Learn about the new George Washington National Forest Plan and how it relates to major work on the ground in our forests.
Sign-up now to build your skills to protect and defend our precious national forests!  

No experience necessary.

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Did you know that congenital heart defects are the number one birth defect in the United States?  About 1 in every 110 babies is born with a congenital heart defect.

As a parent, learning your child has a heart defect can be devastating.  But now there’s hope.  Mended Little Hearts is a nationwide organization that helps parents, caregivers and families of children with heart defects or heart disease.

Mended Little Hearts of Charlottesville supports local families with hope and encouragement as they work through their special challenges.

Visit www.mlhcharlottesville.org for more information.  Little hearts hold big hopes!

There will also be a blood drive at UVA Medical Center on Feb. 6!

Silhouettes by Studio Zero

Margo Hamilton and Ron Evans of Studio Zero Photography will offer couples and individual sittings for their modern take on the silhouette at Ash Lawn-Highland on Saturday, February 7th from 11 am to 5 pm.

These silhouettes make wonderful Valentine’s Day, birthday, and anniversary gifts. Sittings with Margo and Ron at their studio at McGuffey Art Center in downtown Charlottesville are normally $100. This on-site offering presents significant savings while giving the opportunity to support Ash Lawn-Highland. Thirty percent of all proceeds will go toward educational programming at the historic estate of James Monroe.

Each 15-minute sitting is free of charge and includes a complimentary tour of the Monroe house to be redeemed that day for up to two people. Ron and Margo are offering three print options:

Option 1: Solo or couple 5×7 ($30)
Option 2: Solo or couple 8×10 ($40)
Option 3: Deluxe couple 8×10 ($80) – Based on the silhouettes of James and Elizabeth Monroe.

Payment must be made in person via cash or check. Space is limited. To reserve your sitting, sign-up easily through SignUpGenius: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094dabab22abfd0-silhouettes

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Did you know that congenital heart defects are the number one birth defect in the United States?  About 1 in every 110 babies is born with a congenital heart defect.

As a parent, learning your child has a heart defect can be devastating.  But now there’s hope.  Mended Little Hearts is a nationwide organization that helps parents, caregivers and families of children with heart defects or heart disease.

Mended Little Hearts of Charlottesville supports local families with hope and encouragement as they work through their special challenges.

Visit www.mlhcharlottesville.org for more information.  Little hearts hold big hopes!

There will also be a blood drive at UVA Medical Center on Feb. 6!

Print

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Did you know that congenital heart defects are the number one birth defect in the United States?  About 1 in every 110 babies is born with a congenital heart defect.

As a parent, learning your child has a heart defect can be devastating.  But now there’s hope.  Mended Little Hearts is a nationwide organization that helps parents, caregivers and families of children with heart defects or heart disease.

Mended Little Hearts of Charlottesville supports local families with hope and encouragement as they work through their special challenges.

Visit www.mlhcharlottesville.org for more information.  Little hearts hold big hopes!

There will also be a blood drive at UVA Medical Center on Feb. 6!

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Dominos delivery guy crashes Legion of Boom photo shoot

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Lee Daniels wants Denzel on ‘Empire’

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The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.

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‘Downton Abbey’ ending after 6 seasons

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The period drama, which was first broadcast in 2010, will reportedly draw to a close this year.

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Not so fast Lindsay: Lohan’s ‘community service’ challenged

Actress Lindsay Lohan addresses reporters during a news conference at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Park City, Utah. Producer Randall Emmett and Lohan announced the forthcoming production of a new film, "Inconceivable," in which Lohan will star and co-produce.

Officials are investigating whether the actress claimed a "meet-and-greet" with fans as part of her court-ordered community service.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 29

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A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Dominos delivery guy crashes Legion of Boom photo shoot

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For a 20-year-old pizza shop employee, this was 10 of the best minutes of his life.

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Virginia Announces 2015 Football Schedule

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Schedule Features 10 Opponents Who Played in Bowl Games Last Season

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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

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He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

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Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

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Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

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Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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Babies going through tunnels

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You have to see these kids react to the magic of underground transportation.

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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

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He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Teacher’s ‘Uptown Funk’ dance gets an A+

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A theater teacher at a Dallas high school proves he - and his students - have got some serious moves.

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WATCH: History’s most talked about Super Bowl commercials

This image provided by Snickers actress Betty White in an advertisement for Snickers to air during the 2010 Super Bowl. White has been voted the Entertainer of the Year by members of The Associated Press.

We've rounded up the thirteen most memorable Super Bowl commercials. Which one is your favorite?

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Illiness Prompts Hampden-Sydney To Call Off Classes

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Hampden-Sydney College has called off classes until next week.

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Huja Not Running Again

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Mayor Satyendra Huja has announced that he will not seek re-election to City Council.

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Virginia Announces 2015 Football Schedule

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Schedule Features 10 Opponents Who Played in Bowl Games Last Season

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Sororities Told To Avoid Fraternity Recruiting Events

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Sorority members at UVA have been told to stay away from fraternity recruitment events this coming Saturday.

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Odor Control At Moores Creek Sewage Plant

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The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority gets a new odor control plan.

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As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

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A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Teacher’s ‘Uptown Funk’ dance gets an A+

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A theater teacher at a Dallas high school proves he - and his students - have got some serious moves.

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Feds say Obamacare could affect nearly a third of taxpayers

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Up to four percent of Americans are expected to pay a penalty for failing to obtain health coverage last year.

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Obama budget proposes spending lift for military, domestic programs

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The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs that Republicans are unlikely to support.

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1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

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The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.

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