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Scottsville VFW Needs Your Help

Wednesday, August 19th 2015 - All Day
at Downtown Scottsville
Valley St.

VFW Post 8169 of Scottsville is asking for the community’s help to replace their roof. They’ ve done some patchwork, but the roof needs a full replacement. Members of the VFW Post 8169 are seeking your help to raise the necessary funds. They estimate the roof replacement will cost around $10,000. Volunteers are also needed for manual labor to remove the current roof. With all the things these veterans have done to serve our country, let’s donate to repair their building. Visit redbasket.org and donate today.

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Meet Yer Eats Farm Tour

Monday, September 7th 2015 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make plans to spend Labor Day Monday on the farm with Market Central’s 7th Annual Meet Yer Eats Farm Tour!  Visit 11 small farm in Central Virginia from 10 to 4 and purchase the freshest produce, eggs, meat, cheese, plants, and other farm products from local farms including Bellair Farm, Double H Farm, Forrest Green Farms and others.  Gather up your friends and family and get out to the country on Labor Day to experience local food production! Click HERE for more information.

Take This Job and Maximize It! Free Seminar

Wednesday, September 9th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at Berkmar Branch – UVA Community Credit Union
3300 Berkmar Drive

Whether you’re about to start a new job or have been with the same company for years, it’s important to understand and maximize the benefits offered by your employer so you can balance having enough money for today, while saving for tomorrow. At this workshop, we’ll demystify your payroll deductions, so you know where you’re money is going and discuss retirement savings, as well as other wealth-building and protection strategies, to help you meet your goals. We’ll also help you compare job offers and show you why salary is not the only thing to consider. Seating is limited. Register online for this free seminar at uvacreditunion.org or call 434-964-2001 today

Rural Health Initiative Program Health Education Series Classes

Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
at American Legion Post 74
3025 Louisa Road

All classes are FREE, start at 11am and are taught by the Rural Health Educators. Spouses and caregivers are invited to attend.

Mission: The mission of the Rural Health Initiative Program is to improve access to care and enhance quality of care for rural veterans.  The Health Education section wants to improve your access to health education and wellness information by bringing educational classes to your community at your convenience.

Why: Access to health services in rural and underserved areas creates barriers to healthcare. Less than 15,000 Veterans living in rural Virginia are currently enrolled for VA benefits and services. This initiative aims to improve access by taking services to the rural communities.

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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Orientation — Level 1

Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Albemarle County Office Building
1600 5th Street

Following a major disaster, first responders who provide fire and medical services may not be able to meet these demands. People will have to rely on each other for help in order to meet their immediate life-saving and life-sustaining needs.

The CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the Charlottesville/Albemarle area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Level 1: Thursday, September 10th

Take your first steps to becoming a member of the CERT community by orienting yourself to:

  • Regional hazards
  • Personal preparedness
  • Elements of fire safety
  • Elements of medical operations

Become an asset to your community by developing the foundational skills necessary for emergency response.

 

 

 

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Take Part in CERT Program

Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Albemarle County Office Building
1600 5th Street

Learn to be prepared in the event of an emergency.  The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County of Emergency Management is offering free preparedness training in September.  Orientation will be held September 10th from 6-9pm and will offer education on regional hazards, personal preparedness, elements of fire safety and basic medical operations.  The 7 week course will be held Sept 17th through Oct. 29th at the Albermarle County Office Building in Charlottesville.  Email certcville@gmail.com to register.

Square Dancing – Fun Night

Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Woodbrook Elementary
100 Woodbrook Drive

Charlottesville Square Dance Community invites you to come out and give it a try at our Fun Nights. Get an introduction to Square Dancing on 9/2/15, 9/9/15, and 9/16/15. Come one night or come all three. The Virginia Reelers have been square dancing for many years and this is a chance for you to join in the fun. Ages 9 – 99 welcome. $5 per night. check out the website: www.virginiareelers.com, or call Angela at 434-531-1461 for more info. 7 – 9 pm.

Classes start 9/16/15.  Can’t wait to see you.

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Friday’s After Five – Still FREE

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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Cirque Italia

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
at Charlottesville Fashion Square Mall
1600 Rio Rd E

Get ready for an experience that will take you far, far away to the wonders of Italy and the magic of an immersion into its culture. And into water! Yes, WATER! Our circus features a 35,000 gallons water stage! Isn’t that crazy? We’re like no other circus in the United States, you can be sure- and we take pride in our uniqueness.

During the show, you won’t believe your eyes when the lid lifts up to 35 feet in the air while a CURTAIN OF RAIN AND FOUNTAINS GLISTEN WITH EACH PERFORMANCE MOVE!

Children of all ages will be eager for our spectacular MERMAID, emerging from her shell and swimming through the fountains!

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Robin Aldridge Memorial 5K & Kiddie Dash

Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 7:15 am - 10:00 am
at Hollymead Elementary School
2775 Powell Creek Dr

Event will take place at Hollymead Elementary School
Kiddie Dash starts at 7:30am, and 5K begins at 8:00am
Dedication of the Mural and Playground will begin at 9:15am 
Register By Sept 1, 2015
Want to volunteer to help with the run:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d4da8a923a64-robin
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