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James City Lions Club conducts peace poster contest

Candace Taylor, an 8th Grade student at the Lois S. Hornsby Middle School in Williamsburg, was recently selected as the James City Lions Club peace poster contest winner. Her artwork was based upon this year's contest theme, "The Future of Peace", and included images of the earth inside a peace...

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  • Satellite group accepted into James City County Rotary Club

    Satellite group accepted into James City County Rotary Club

    It was a busy night at Paul's Deli in New Town last week, as members of the recently formed Rotary Satellite Club were initiated into regular JCC Rotary. Eight eager new members, four of whom are seen here, were invested with pins by John Padgett, Rotary's Governor of District 7600, which encompasses...

  • Colonial Dancing at First Thanksgiving Festival

    Colonial Dancing at First Thanksgiving Festival

    Junior American Citizens from the Williamsburg Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution gave colonial dancing demonstrations and invited festival guests young and old to join them dancing at the Virginia Thanksgiving Festival that was held recently at Berkeley Plantation....

  • Three Williamsburg Lutheran Churches Celebrate 500th Anniversary

    Three Williamsburg Lutheran Churches Celebrate 500th Anniversary

    Three Williamsburg Lutheran churches celebrated their joint heritage in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of The Reformation. King of Glory, Our Saviour's and St. Stephen Lutheran churches held a series of events. The weekend began with delivering their donations to FISH. All three churches...

  • James City Lions support the Greater Williamsburg Community Kitchen

    James City Lions support the Greater Williamsburg Community Kitchen

    On November 3, 2017, James City Lions provided a lunch for 33 individuals who came to the Greater Williamsburg Community Kitchen (GWCK). The Lions procured, prepared and served a salad, roasted pork loin with mashed potatoes and beans, and cake and ice cream for dessert. This is a new initiative...

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  • Eye exams conducted at Olde Town Medical and Dental Center

    Eye exams conducted at Olde Town Medical and Dental Center

    Dr. Jeanne Ruff examines a patient at the Olde Town Medical and Dental Center Eye Clinic. The James City Lions Club provided the equipment for the clinic, and recruits volunteer optometrists. Two club members provide administrative assistance for each clinic. The clinic opened last September --...

  • James City Lions conduct sight and hearing screenings

    James City Lions conduct sight and hearing screenings

    Members of the James City Lions Club supported the annual JamesCity County Live Well Expo by providing sight and hearing screenings usingthe Lions 24D Sight & Hearing Van. Forty one attendees were screened with 18identified as needing follow up evaluations. Pictured are Lions Jerry Phelps, Larry...

  • Eye exams conducted at Olde Town Medical and Dental Center

    Eye exams conducted at Olde Town Medical and Dental Center

    Dr. Jeanne Ruff examines a patient at the Olde Town Medical and Dental Center Eye Clinic. The James City Lions Club provided the equipment for the clinic, and recruits volunteer optometrists. Two club members provide administrative assistance for each clinic. The clinic opened last September --...

  • James City Lions support the Greater Williamsburg Community Kitchen

    James City Lions support the Greater Williamsburg Community Kitchen

    On November 3, 2017, James City Lions provided a lunch for 33 individuals who came to the Greater Williamsburg Community Kitchen (GWCK). The Lions procured, prepared and served a salad, roasted pork loin with mashed potatoes and beans, and cake and ice cream for dessert. This is a new initiative...

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  • James City Lions conduct sight and hearing screenings

    James City Lions conduct sight and hearing screenings

    Members of the James City Lions Club supported the annual James City County Live Well Expo by providing sight and hearing screenings using the Lions 24D Sight & Hearing Van. Forty one attendees were screened with 18 identified as needing follow up evaluations. Posted by: Ted Cors This item was...

  • Colonial Williamsburg Visits CWA's Town & Gown

    Colonial Williamsburg Visits CWA's Town & Gown

    Meredith Poole, staff archaeologist for Colonial Williamsburg, was the speaker for the November 2 Christopher Wren Association Town & Gown lecture. She took the perspective of an 18th century real estate agent answering questions about amenities, services, and neighborhoods of Williamsburg based...

  • Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg to hold it's annual Live Lobster Sale

    Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg to hold it's annual Live Lobster Sale

    The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg will hold its Annual Live Lobster Sale this month. Lobsters will be transported from Booth Bay Harbor, Maine and will reach Williamsburg within 24 hours of leaving the water. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Kiwanis Children's Fund Eliminate Campaign to eliminate...

  • Ford’s Colony Garden Club Nature Camp Scholarship Recipients

    Ford’s Colony Garden Club Nature Camp Scholarship Recipients

    The Ford's Colony Garden Club awarded scholarships to four students enabling them to attend the 2017 session of Nature Camp in George Washington National Forest in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Nature Camp is a private, nonprofit, residential summer camp specializing in natural history and environmental...

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  • Chesapeake Wealth Management Announces New Wealth Manager

    Chesapeake Wealth Management Announces New Wealth Manager

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Paula Milsted804-435-1181November 15, 2017Kilmarnock, VA Chesapeake Wealth Management announces the hiring of Felicia A. Stovall, CWS®, CTFA, MBA, as Wealth Management Advisor and Vice President. In her new position, Ms. Stovall will serve as a personal investment...

  • OCTOBER HOME SALES CONTINUE STRONG IN WILLIAMSBURG AREA

    OCTOBER HOME SALES CONTINUE STRONG IN WILLIAMSBURG AREA

    Williamsburg, VA -- New listings are up 10% in the Williamsburg Area for all property types: 12.6% in the single family detached market and 2% for single family attached properties compared to this time last year. Closed sales increased nearly 18% in October's home sales report, published by the...

  • Christopher Newport University Extends Strategic Five-Year Partnership with Riverside Sports Medicine for Athletic Team Support

    --- Riverside Continues as Official Sports Medicine Provider for CNU, Providing Trainers, Physicians and Other Medical Experts to Care for Student-Athletes On and Off the Field --- NEWPORT NEWS, Va. November 15, 2017- Riverside Sports Medicine and Christopher Newport University (CNU) have announced...

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  • Cantori Christmas concert returns with fresh takes, old favorites

    Cantori Christmas concert returns with fresh takes, old favorites

    Music is as intrinsic to the holiday season as Santa Claus and Christmas trees. From Michael Bublé’s Christmas crooning to more traditional hymns, there’s a song out there that can warm any heart, despite the brisk weather. The Cantori Choral Ensemble is doing their part to spread holiday cheer...

      • Clarinetist Shifrin elevates Mozart, WSO

        The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra continues to impress with its blue ribbon roster of important international artists, the most recent being David Shifrin, clarinetist of considerable note. And, in his appearance in the Kimball, Wednesday, a clarinetist of lots of notes. Shifrin has a proven...

          • Suicide Loss Day offers hope, healing

            Suicide Loss Day offers hope, healing

            Suicide is often difficult to understand and talk about. Yet at times, it’s necessary. It’s the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 44,000 lives each year, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. “It’s unlike any other death,” said Suzanne Vogel....

              • Minguet Quartet provides blue ribbon performance

                It’s a continuing tribute to the Chamber Music Society that we are regaled with some of the top chamber ensembles in the world. With rare exception, the groups gracing the Williamsburg Library Theatre stage have been blue ribbon in quality. Such was the case Tuesday with the appearance of the Minguet...

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