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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Berry Health is Conference Focus Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture has scheduled its ninth annual Berry Production and Marketing Conference on March 9 from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Gateway Dining Hall on campus. Keynote speaker Dr. Britt Burton will discuss berry health. She is director of the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Center for Nutrition Research. ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
For Immediate Release Media Contact: Name: Deborah Barfield Williamson Title: Development Director Phone: (804) 526-4300 Email: dwilliamson@cratercommunityhospice.org Local Nonprofit Hosts Dinner and Auction at New Restaurant in Petersburg Historic Landmark Petersburg, February 21, 2017 -- Crater Community Hospice is thrilled to be hosting its spring dinner and auction at a recently revitalized ...read more
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Installation Ceremony is set for Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D. as the 14 th President of Virginia State University ( Petersburg, Va. – February 20, 2017 ) - Virginia State University (VSU) is set to host an Investiture Ceremony for its 14 th President, Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the VSU Multipurpose Center in Petersburg, Va. With all the pomp and ...read more
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
February 2017 Danielle, WCVE offers diverse programs and services that strive to serve our unique local community. This month's Word on the Street focuses on two facets of WCVE that may not always be top of mind, our jazz programming and video production services. WCVE Programs Continue 100-year Jazz Recording Tradition As the 100th anniversary of the first jazz recording Feb. 26 nears, 88.9 ...read more
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
  10 February 2017 Summary of Events February Friday for the Arts! Features Great New Displays of Art, Eleven Music Venues, and a the Spirit of Love The February 2017 Friday for the Arts! brings us music, art, entertainment, fun activities, food, refreshments, new wines, new beers, and spirits. There will be music in at least eleven performing arts venues, and there will be great ...read more
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
February 9, 2017 Dr. Makola M. Abdullah will formally be installed as the 14th President of Virginia State University on Friday, March 24, 2017. This significant occasion begins a new chapter in the university’s history as we continue to strive toward Embracing our Legacy while Transforming our Future . The inauguration week is March 19-25, and will feature several events including an ...read more
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Supports the National Parks Service Request to Congress for Adequately Park Maintenance Funding Petersburg, VA (February 06, 2017) – The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce issues letter of support to Congress asking them to provide major investments to our parks to address the crumbling roads and bridges, deteriorating historic buildings and unmaintained trails. ...read more
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 08, 2017 Contact: William Gee, Marketing & Communications Dept., 804-524-5005, wgee@vsu.edu Volunteer Says Farming Builds Self-Reliance Chesterfield County resident Barbara Booker has been named 2016 Volunteer of the Year by Virginia State University’s Small Farm Outreach Program (SFOP). Nominated for this award by Susan Cheek, SFOP volunteer ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT : Danielle Fitz-Hugh 804.733.8131 or 434.466.6160 danielle@petersburgvachamber.com Petersburg Chamber of Commerce announces Three (3) New Board Members and 2017 Executive Leadership Team Petersburg, VA (January 30, 2017 ) – Today, the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, along with its Board of Directors Nominating Committee Chair, Pamela Allen, Founder/CEO, Accel ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
Crater Community Hospice Announces Partnership with Blue Willow Tea Room Local business to make donations during all of February Petersburg, February 2, 2017 --- Crater Community Hospice (CCH) announces an exciting partnership with a local Petersburg business. For all of February, every time patrons dine at the Blue Willow Tea Room in downtown Petersburg and present a coupon, the tea room will ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening – Anniebell’s at Dogwood Trace Golf Course, February 15, 2017 at 11:30 am Petersburg, VA - Please join the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Petersburg city officials for the Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Anniebell’s located in Dogwood Trace Golf Course Clubhouse, 3108 Homestead Drive, Petersburg on ...read more
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Friday, February 03, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Danielle Fitz-Hugh 804.733.8131 or 434.466.6160 danielle@petersburgvachamber.com Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at Allstate, February 17,2017 at 11:30 am Petersburg, VA - Please join the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Petersburg city officials for the Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Allstate, 133 N. Sycamore Street, Unit D, Petersburg on Friday, ...read more
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