The Augusta County Library system is hosting a summer reading program for children ages birth to 18 now through July 31. The program includes prizes for hours read and a series of weekly programs with the theme Paws to Read. The program’s mascot is Rocket, the dog featured in the award winning and bestselling children’s books by Tad Hills.
Many area residents may not know about the Technology Student Association (TSA) program in our schools, nor the important benefits these students bring to our community and society at large. TSA members in our local middle and high schools focus on Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics concepts, (STEM Science), as well as leadership, and presentation skills — all essential to everyone’s future.
Bob Goodlatte, along with Congressman Robert Hurt, will host a Regional Job Fair,on August 6th at the Liberty Mountain Conference Center in Lynchburg. This is a district wide event – anyone seeking employment is invited to attend.
WVIR, NBC29 in Charlottesville is reporting : food banks and churches across central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley are bracing for an increased demand after the prolonged power outages. (more…)