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Herb Society To Hold Two-Day Plant Sale

Following last year's sellout event, the Colonial Triangle of Virginia Unit of the Herb Society of America is expanding its annual plant sale in Williamsburg this year to offer more plants and more days to shop. The two-day sale will be held Thursday, April 25, from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm, and Friday,...

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  • How do we respond to unspeakable violence?

    How do we respond to unspeakable violence?

    This week begins with mourning over the horrendous events in neighbouring New Zealand. An assault on a peaceful place of worship in a loving nation is affronting in the highest measure. How do we respond? What can we do? It's too easy to feel helpless. It's too easy to be angry. We can take positive...

  • CASA Couture raises $17,000 for Abused and Neglected Children

    CASA Couture raises $17,000 for Abused and Neglected Children

    Local attorney Erin Smith celebrates winning an Alexander McQueen handbag at the 3rd annual CASA Couture fundraiser to support Colonial CASA. Colonial Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) trains community volunteers to advocate for the safety and permanence of abused and neglected children....

  • Green Spring Garden Club funds local college scholarships.

    Green Spring Garden Club funds local college scholarships.

    Green Spring Garden Club provides four college scholarships each year. The scholarships are funded through the club's annual Christmas Homes Tour held the first Saturday in December.This year's recipients from Christopher Newport University are Katrina Napora (seated on the left) and Megan Moran....

  • Auxiliary of Sentara Williamsburg holds successful Casino Night

    Auxiliary of Sentara Williamsburg holds successful Casino Night

    On March 30, the Auxiliary of Sentara Williamsburg held its first annual Casino Night fundraiser. the evening featured Vegas style games, food and drinks, and music by Good Shot Judy. All proceeds will help fund the Auxiliary's projects serving patients and their families. Enjoying the fun are...

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  • James City Lions serve meals at Church

    James City Lions serve meals at Church

    Members of the JC Lions Club recently provided a lunch for about 40 people who came to the Greater Williamsburg Community Kitchen at the Williamsburg United Methodist Church on Jamestown Road. The JC Lions has been serving lunch at the GWCK every six weeks since October, 2017. Hunger relief is...

  • Toano Garden Club Holds Annual Club Flower Show

    Toano Garden Club Holds Annual Club Flower Show

    The Toano Garden Club held its Annual Club Flower Show at their April meeting. Pictured from left are Beverley Smith, Toska Mungo, flower show judge Jan Woodward formerly of Kingspoint Garden Club, Betty Smith, and Judy Taylor. Judy won Best in Show for Artistic Design and Betty won the Horticulture...

  • Knights of Columbus and Ancient Order of Hibernians Restock Food and Clothing

    Knights of Columbus and Ancient Order of Hibernians Restock Food and Clothing

    The Saint Bede Catholic Church Knights of Columbus and Ancient Order of Hibernians are restocking the food pantry, Healthy Families clothing items, Harbor Day Shelter for the Homeless, and offices of Williamsburg House of Mercy as they move back into their renovated space. Williamsburg House of...

  • Messy Church in April

    Our next Messy Church is Tuesday, April 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Our theme is, "Always with Us," as we celebrate the good news of Easter! Nothing can ever separate us from the love of God - not even death on a cross. We will enjoy Easter crafts and activities along with Celebration worship time....

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  • Top 5 Accounting and Finance Tips for Early Stage Start-ups

    Top 5 Accounting and Finance Tips for Early Stage Start-ups

    You have a start-up and it's going well but maybe finance isn't your thing? You're not the only one. I spoke to Chloe Freeman; an expert in Accounting and Finance, founder of Elizabeth Freeman LLC - helping young businesses to gain financial and operational strength. She gave the following top...

  • Call Centers in the Philippines - A Booming Industry

    Call Centers in the Philippines - A Booming Industry

    Call centers in the Philippines have taken over the world. Outsourcing, in general, has grown in popularity for company and consumer alike. It has made companies more productive by taking over some of the tasks and services they used to offer in house. Call centers in the Philippines helped build...

  • Top 5 Accounting and Finance Tips for Early Stage Start-ups with Chloe Freeman

    Top 5 Accounting and Finance Tips for Early Stage Start-ups with Chloe Freeman

    You have a start-up and it's going well but maybe finance isn't your thing? You're not the only one. I spoke to Chloe Freeman; an expert in Accounting and Finance, founder of Elizabeth Freeman LLC - helping young businesses to gain financial and operational strength. She gave the following top...

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  • Celebrate Earth Day at events across the Historic Triangle

    Celebrate Earth Day at events across the Historic Triangle

    Next Monday is Earth Day, and there are more than a few ways to celebrate environmental stewardship in the area this weekend and beyond. From special recycling programs to a litter pick-up excursion and a free festival, there’s something for everyone. First, the fun stuff. William and Mary Earth...

      • Top 10 April 17-24

        Top 10 April 17-24

        10 Bird Walk: This walk is sponsored by the Williamsburg Bird Club and New Quarter Park. While the walk is scheduled for two hours, guests can peel off as they please. 7-9 a.m. next Saturday, New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive. Free. 9 Crawl Like a Colonial: Experience a historical pub crawl...

          • Tiffany Haas returns to Hampton Roads for fundraising gala

            Tiffany Haas returns to Hampton Roads for fundraising gala

            “Whenever I see someone less fortunate than I,” sang a woman on stage. “And let's face it, who isn't less fortunate than I?” As she sang, the audience at the Two Rivers Country Club turned their chairs around, mesmerized by her. “Follow my lead, and yes indeed, you, will, be,” the woman sang, slowing...

              • Art on the Square: a weekend event that brings a year of art to the community

                Art on the Square: a weekend event that brings a year of art to the community

                Spring and summer in Williamsburg means festivals celebrating food, art and music, and it all starts next Sunday with the Junior Women’s Club of Williamsburg’s 56th annual Art on the Square. “For me (Art on the Square) really is the signal of the event season kicking off,” said Steve Rose, co-founder...

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