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Unity Fellowship Choir

On Sunday 4 December, the Unity Fellowship Choir provided some beautiful Christmas music for the enjoyment of the congregation. Among the pieces was "The Prophets Knew", a very melodic and moving song. From left to right are Alex Clarke, Paul Fitzsimmons, Director Miriam Edwards, Susan Cardozo,...

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  • Virginia Symphony Orchestra Provides Professional Development for Williamsburg-James City County Teachers

    Virginia Symphony Orchestra Provides Professional Development for Williamsburg-James City County Teachers

    The Virginia Symphony Orchestra recently provided a day of professional development for Williamsburg-James City County string instrument teachers. VSO musicians coached teachers on techniques that the teachers can pass on to their students. This was the first time that this type of professional...

  • Grant Opportunities from the Williamsburg Community Foundation - Spring 2017

    Grant Opportunities from the Williamsburg Community Foundation - Spring 2017

    Community Endowment Grants of up to $5,000 will be made by the Williamsburg Community Foundation in its Spring 2017 Grant Round. The Foundation is interested in receiving applications from organizations that support a broad range of community enrichment opportunities and respond to changing community...

  • Colonial CASA New Advocate Training

    Colonial CASA is announcing its New Advocate training beginning January 18th through February 23rd. Anyone 25 and older who has a passion for children and wants a volunteer experience unlike any other advocating for the best interest of children can call Victoria Canady or Mary Lou Crosbie at 757-229-3306...

  • Unity Fellowship welcomed Guest Speaker Louis Purdey

    Unity Fellowship welcomed Guest Speaker Louis Purdey

    On Sunday 27 November, Unity Fellowship Church had as its speaker Rev. Louis Purdey. Rev. Purdey spoke on the hidden treasures to be found during the Advent season. Specifically he urged everyone to find joy in every aspect of life including what we may categorize as burdens. Our special choir...

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  • New Leaders for Local Coast Guard Auxiliary

    New Leaders for Local Coast Guard Auxiliary

    The Williamsburg Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary has elected new leaders. Robert Williams will assume the role of Flotilla Commander and David Gamble will become Vice Flotilla Commander. The Auxiliary offers its nation-wide membership of 30,000 volunteers a unique opportunity to make...

  • Garden Club Members Decorate Wreaths

    Garden Club Members Decorate Wreaths

    Members of the Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs met at the Williamsburg Community Building to decorate wreaths for the City of Williamsburg. The wreaths will be displayed around the community on city buildings. Pictured left to right are: Back Row-Laureen Bolstad-Ford's Colony Garden Club;...

  • Thanking the Williamsburg Fire Department

    Thanking the Williamsburg Fire Department

    The Holly Hills Carriage Homes Neighborhood continues a tradition for the ninth year of remembering our heroes at the Williamsburg Fire Department with "Thank You" baskets of snacks for the Thanksgiving holiday. Items for the baskets are donated by the neighborhood residents and homeowners. This...

  • Peninsula Piecemakers Host Quilt Label Workshop

    Peninsula Piecemakers Host Quilt Label Workshop

    Members of the Peninsula Piecemakers recently met at the Grafton Christian Church for a Quilt Label Workshop. Loy Holt, member of the guild was the workshop coordinator. The workshop included why quilter's should label their quilts, ideas for quilt labels, the best marking tools, the use of rubber...

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  • Atlantic Shores Wins CoVa Biz Community Impact Award

    Atlantic Shores Wins CoVa Biz Community Impact Award

    Atlantic Shores, the Neighborhood for 55 and better in Virginia Beach, was recently honored with the CoVa Biz Magazine Community Impact Award. This distinguished award honors the top 10 local businesses consistently and creatively making an impact in the Hampton Roads area by giving back. Atlantic...

  • Hampton Sheriff`s Office Strengthens Relationships during the NAACP 45th Annual Life Membership Awards Banquet

    Hampton Sheriff`s Office Strengthens Relationships during the NAACP 45th Annual Life Membership Awards Banquet

    Hampton, Virginia, October 30, 2016: Sheriff B. J. Roberts and members of the Hampton Sheriff`s Office staff attended the NAACP 45th Annual Life Membership Awards Banquet, Hampton Branch held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. The Hampton Sheriff`s Office goal is...

  • Hampton Sheriff`s Office Recruitment Event

    Hampton Sheriff`s Office Recruitment Event

    Hampton, Virginia, November 23, 2016- The Hampton Sheriff`s Office held an recruitment event on Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. at the Circuit Court - 237 N. King Street, Hampton, VA 23669. The purpose of the event was to encourage and recruit individuals to work at the Hampton Sheriff's...

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