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Waston Mowry Shred-It Event Benefits Local Families

Despite rainy weather, Watson Mowry hosted a successful Shred-It event to gather canned goods for Williamsburg House of Mercy's Thanksgiving Baskets. The canned goods and turkeys funded through community donors are ingredients given to local families to prepare and celebrate Thanksgiving meals...

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  • Hipple speaks at Kiwanis Club of Toano

    Hipple speaks at Kiwanis Club of Toano

    Michael Hipple, James City County Supervisor, recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Toano regarding his work with the James City County Board of Supervisors. Mr. Hipple spoke on multiple issues which affect James City County and beyond...both today and tomorrow. Pictured above is club president...

  • VAHS ATTORNEY AND PILOT SPEAKS TO KIWANIS

    VAHS ATTORNEY AND PILOT SPEAKS TO KIWANIS

    Tim McSwain, board member of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society (VAHS), an attorney and active flight instructor with almost 9,000 hours logged, recently spoke to the Kiwanis of Colonial Capital. Tim emphasized Virginia's aviation history and described the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame,...

  • Your Neighbors Supporting Avalon Center

    Your Neighbors Supporting Avalon Center

    Meet Dick and Mary Jane Gantzler! The Gantzlers are regular supporters of Avalon Center and longtime residents of Ford's Colony. Dick, an avid golfer, enjoys crafting one of a kind golf clubs for himself and friends. This fall marks the second year in a row one of his hand-crafted clubs will be...

  • Toano Garden Club Tours Learning Garden

    Toano Garden Club Tours Learning Garden

    The Toano Garden Club toured the Learning Garden at the Poquoson Museum, Poquoson. Development and maintenance of the garden was led by master gardeners Noel and Nancy Talcott with master gardeners from York County/Poquoson Virginia Cooperative Extension. Various means of gardening such as raised...

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  • NATURE CAMP - FORD’S COLONY GARDEN CLUB’S CHARITY OF CHOICE

    NATURE CAMP - FORD’S COLONY GARDEN CLUB’S CHARITY OF CHOICE

    Nature Camp is a private non-profit residential co-ed summer camp specializing in natural history and environmental science education and is the oldest camp of its kind in the country. It is located in the valley of Big Mary's Creek, in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Since 1942 Nature Camp has sought...

  • KIWANIS OF COLONIAL CAPITAL DONATES $7,000 TO GROVE CHRISTIAN OUTREACH

    KIWANIS OF COLONIAL CAPITAL DONATES $7,000 TO GROVE CHRISTIAN OUTREACH

    Pat McCormick, Executive Director, Grove Christian Outreach received a check for $7,00 from the Kiwanis of Colonial Capital. This grant will enable Grove to continue its summer backpack program for needy children. In thanking the club for its support over the years, Pat indicated that the backpack...

  • Way to Go Chef!

    Way to Go Chef!

    Chef Stephen P. Perkins, Sr., CEC, AAC, , was recently inducted into the American Academy of Chefs in New Orleans. The American Academy of Chefs is an honor society the American Culinary Federation created to distinguish its' most accomplished chefs within the organization. Only a small handful...

  • Life with Pigs Farm Animal Sanctuary Opens in Williamsburg

    Life with Pigs Farm Animal Sanctuary Opens in Williamsburg

    Farm Animal Sanctuary Opens in WilliamsburgA happily ever after home for former farm animalsOn October 5th, Life with Pigs Farm Animal Sanctuary opened in Williamsburg, VA. Located near the James City County Public Library, the pigs, chickens, and turkeys that call the sanctuary home will soon...

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  • You're Invited: Surviving and Thriving Women's Health Symposium

    You're Invited: Surviving and Thriving Women's Health Symposium

    Wednesday, September 26, 201810 a.m. - 1 p.m.R.F. Wilkinson Family YMCAWilliamsburg, VA Join us for fun, fulfilling workshops to reconnect with that inner place that allows us as women to thrive during times of stress. This is a free event for our community to celebrate National Women's Health...

  • Back to School Drive

    Back to School Drive

    Thank you to all our patients and team members for their donations to the Child Development Resources Back to School Drive. Pictured collecting the items are Meryem Hatouane, Central Point of Entry Coordinator and Carla C. Javier, Director of Childres Services with CDR.This item was posted by a...

  • Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow

    Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow

    Calling all lovers of local spirits! Come join us for the next The Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow at A. Smith Bowman Distillery in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on November 17 from 12-5pm. Tickets will include all samples of artisan spirits, craft cocktails, as well as local brews! Be sure to enjoy...

  • Is your Car Seat Safe?

    Is your Car Seat Safe?

    Karen T. Stokesktstokes@sentara.com September 20, 2018 Research Released Shows 64 Percent of Children in Forward-Facing Car Seats Not Protected by Tether Parents urged to Take Time to Tether during Child Passenger Safety Week September 23-29, 2018 Williamsburg, VA - New research shows that more...

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  • Branding & PR Expert Fanny Maria Grant Axén

    Branding & PR Expert Fanny Maria Grant Axén

    Fanny Maria Grant Axén was born in Stockholm Sweden 31 January 1985. From a very young age she knew that she was going to work with music & Artists and her vision was from early age to do something different in the music business and be a good role model for other Women. At age 20 she decided to...

  • REALTOR® ASSOCIATION INSTALLS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND HONORS AWARD WINNERS

    REALTOR® ASSOCIATION INSTALLS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND HONORS AWARD WINNERS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2018 FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Wetzel, CEO at jimwetzel@vpar.org REALTOR® ASSOCIATION INSTALLS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND HONORS AWARD WINNERS The Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS® 2019 Officers and Directors recently took office with Carla Carney...

  • Hannukah festivities: Something for every night of the holiday

    It's the 12th Annual Hanukkah Candle Lighting Extravaganza sponsored by the United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula (UJCVP) and everyone is welcome! This exciting community celebration on Sunday, December 2nd at 6:00PM will be in front of the Daily Press offices near the Market Stage...

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  • Limelight, Nov. 21-27

    Limelight, Nov. 21-27

    Paperfolding: Learn the fine art of making beautiful things using your hands and paper at the library’s Year of Making 1 p.m. Sunday at James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road. Reservations are required, call 757-259-4050. Free. Williamsburg Music Club: Stop and enjoy this vocal program by...

      • After dark

        Thursday Aromas: Open mic, 7-9 p.m. Friday Cogans: Brandon Bower Band, 8-11 p.m. Triangle: Bandits, a Jazz Quartet, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Water Street Grille: Chisman Creek Band, 7-10 p.m. Saturday Aromas: Chris Titchner, 7-9 p.m. Comedy Club: Tracy Locke and Von Mychaels, 8 p.m. Triangle: Brian C Band,...

          • Grab your car keys! Out and about after Thanksgiving

            Grab your car keys! Out and about after Thanksgiving

            After the turkey dinner and its fixings have been put in the fridge, the in-laws have headed home and the children have been put to bed, there’s a little bit of time to plan some fun for the weekend. From Thanksgiving Day runs to a family-friendly walk in the park or a visit to Merchants Square...

              • Glide into some fun at Liberty's Ice Pavilion on DoG Street

                Glide into some fun at Liberty's Ice Pavilion on DoG Street

                For the third year in a row this winter, Liberty’s Ice Pavilion will return to Colonial Williamsburg at Merchants Square. The rink, which features real ice, opened Nov. 16 and will be open until Feb. 18. Jeff Duncan, Colonial Williamsburg’s vice president of real estate, said the ice rink isn’t...

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