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2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Charlottesville

Saturday, October 24th 2015 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at Lee Park
E. Market Street & 2nd St. NE

Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s programs and services and national research efforts. Alzheimer’s disease is the largest unaddressed public threat facing the nation today. Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, the sixth-leading cause of death and the second most feared health condition in the U.S. Go to alz.org/walk to learn more or sign up your team today!.

Rural Health Initiative Program Health Education Series Classes

Tuesday, November 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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TEDx Charlottesville

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:45 pm at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St.

TEDxCharlottesville and Starr Hill Presents will host the TEDx event “What If…”.  Following the success of sell-out events in 2013 and 2014, the all-volunteer committee is prepared to present another dynamic program designed to inspire the community to open up to the possibility of “What If…”

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Stevie Wonder at JPJ

Tuesday, November 17th 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

Stevie Wonder is coming to JPJ on November 17th, 2015. Get your tickets! 

Rural Health Initiative Program Health Education Series Classes

Tuesday, December 8th 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.

9th Annual Quetzal Kite Festival

Tuesday, May 17th 2016 - 10:00 am at Pleasant Grove Park
Rt. 53

The region’s premier kite festival is back in Fluvanna County at beautiful Pleasant Grove Park in Palmyra, Virginia. Join several thousands of your closest friends and neighbors for a free fun day of kites, sun, and fun. There will be free face painting and kites for kids (until they run out). Kite flyers from Richmond Air Force and Wings Over
Washington kite clubs will be on hand with demonstrations and fun for the whole family. There are food vendors, or bring a picnic!
For more information, contact Lawrence Levine at levine@yellowchicken.com or 434-531-5982

Note* this festival is always free!

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