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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
$13,637.97 raised for the Shiloh Baptist Church!  The Brandy Station Fire Department in conjunction with the Remington Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department held a "Drive Thru Chicken Dinner" on March 15th, to benefit the Shiloh Baptist Church.  Many of you will recall that the Shiloh Baptist Church suffered a catastrophic fire in the fall of 2019.  The Culpeper County Volunteer Fire and Rescue ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
(Charlottesville, VA, March 25, 2020) – Hospice of the Piedmont is in need of disposable face masks, gloves, isolation gowns, and hand sanitizer (personal protective equipment) to replenish our supplies. These supplies will allow our doctors, nurses, and other essential staff to keep our hospice inpatient facilities well-stocked and provide in-person visits to our patients.  Since Hospice of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Dear Valued TE Connectivity Suppliers,   Further to our prior Covid-19 related communications, TE Connectivity and its affiliated companies (TE) are aware of the recent and ongoing governmental declarations restricting movement and business operations to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic.  Because TE manufactures and contributes products to essential and/or life-saving businesses, it is TE’s ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES Serving: Albemarle ~ Charlottesville ~ Culpeper~ Fauquier ~ Fluvanna ~ Greene ~ Louisa ~ Madison ~ Nelson ~ Orange ~Rappahannock The Virginia Career Works- Piedmont Region is proud to announce 25 reimbursement innovative aversion grants to address COVID-19 related effects on Small Businesses (250 or fewer employees). A reimbursement grant provides funding ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
Our first responders are continuing to provide emergency medical and fire services to Culpeper County. We are proud of both the volunteer fire and volunteer/career EMS personnel who are out there answering your 9-1-1 calls for service.  Our volunteers represent this community at its very best.  Ever since the Minutemen first picked up their muskets, it's what has made Culpeper County one of the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Human Interest
Monday, March 23, 2020
Fredericksburg, Va. - As we continue to mitigate the threat coronavirus (COVID-19) poses to our member-owners and our employees, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) will be closing its lobbies as of Monday, March 23, 2020 at 5 p.m.   “Our top priority is the safety and well-being of our member-owners, our employees and the community as a whole,” said Casey Hollins, REC’s director of ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 20, 2020
We are taking action and preparing to care for patients impacted by COVID – 19. Thank you for asking how you can help and support us! You can assist us by helping us message the following information to family, friends & neighbors and employees. • The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has a public helpline for questions about corona virus: 1-877-ASK-VDH3 (1-877-275-8343). Community resource ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Culpeper, Virginia Small Businesses are now eligible to apply for SBA Disaster Loans U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza issued revised criteria for states or territories seeking an economic injury declaration related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The relaxed criteria will have two immediate impacts:  Faster, Easier Qualification Process for States Seeking SBA Disaster ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020
The Town of Culpeper Public Works Department and Light and Power Department has scheduled to perform emergency tree removal on East Chandler Street. The Emergency tree removal operation will consist of combining forces to remove dead trees and tree limbs that are creating a potential fire hazard as well as an electrical hazard to the existing power lines in this area. This operation will commence ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, March 19, 2020
KURBSIDE KONA - We Deliver! Here's how it works: Become a virtual neighborhood host and notify neighbors that the Kona Ice truck is coming with delicious shaved ice; hosts get free Konas (up to 4 free Konas at each visit);Buy your Konas at the truck window (no cash transactions, only contactless credit card payments via Square);Up to 5 people at a time at the window OR we can bring the Konas to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Novant Health UVA Health System will be following expanded recommendations from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Surgeon General and American College of Surgeons and prioritizing services at its hospitals and clinic locations, effective at 5 p.m. Friday, March 20:   All non-time sensitive surgeries – In line with other healthcare systems in the region, Novant Health UVA ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Fredericksburg, Va. – At Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC), the safety of our member-owners, employees and communities is the utmost priority.   On Monday, March 16, REC announced that along with all of the Virginia electric cooperatives, it will not disconnect members for nonpayment of electric service. In addition, members will not incur late fees or other related fees as a result of ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
In times of need, Radio has always been there for the American public as a trusted voice for news and information, and a source of entertainment, respite, and companionship. And today, that rings truer and stronger than ever.   Piedmont Communications (WJMA-FM and WOJL-SAMFM) —through our broadcast and digital channels—is working around the clock to serve our audiences with local and national ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Dear Friends, As we navigate through these unprecedented times, our commitment to our people and their well being is the most important to us at Narmada Winery. We have always strived to offer you excellence in Virginia wine, which is fueled by unwavering relationships with you, our colleagues, and our community.  I Personally want to let you know that we are taking all necessary precautions ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Due to Virginia State Government executive order, our dining room and bar are closed until further notice. Attached is the informational flyer that we are sharing with the community encouraging them to use our Online Ordering and Carry Out services. We are making efforts to add delivery services shortly as well. The service industry is currently taking a significant financial hit, anything you can ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
The Town of Culpeper Public Works Department has postponed the Unidirectional Flushing (UDF) scheduled for this week until further notice. Please call the Public Works Department at (540) 825-0285 with any questions. 
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
After much consultation this week, we the Elders, Church Council, and myself, have decided to take the following action in response to the ever-chandging landscape concerning COVID-19 and novel conronavirus:   Beginning Monday, March 16 thru Monday, April 6, ALL activities, to include Bible studies, meetings, classes, groups, committees, Lenten Soup Suppers, Mission Meals, the 5th Sunday ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
We care about our customers!   CFC is open and ready to serve our customers! With the growing concerns of COVID-19 if you don’t wish to come into the store, you can call in with your order and we can bill it to your card or account and bring it right out to your vehicle! This goes for all items we sell! We will still deliver items on our regular truck routes as well. Contact your local CFC to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
  Fredericksburg, Va. - Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) recognizes the hardships that the public health crisis imposes on our member-owners.   Out of concern for our members and their communities, REC along with the other 11 electric cooperatives in the Commonwealth is waiving service disconnects and related fees for residential member-owners during this crisis. REC will continue to ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
The Town of Culpeper is closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and staying aware of potential risks posed by its spread. We continue to monitor alerts from the Culpeper County E911 Center, Virginia Department of Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Additionally, we are working with our community partners in a team effort to prepare for an organized response to this ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 13, 2020
The RIchardsville  Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company has canceled their Chicken Dinner that was scheduled for March 21st, and the Culpeper County Volunteer Fire Department has postponed their 96th Annual Awards Banquet.  In addition many of the weekly bingo games have been canceled as well. Please call your local Fire/Rescue Company if you are not sure if an event has been canceled.  Your public ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Friday, March 13, 2020
Due to an abundance of caution, the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce is postponing all public events scheduled for the month of March. The State of the Community, scheduled for March 25 at 7:30 a.m. at the Country Club of Culpeper, has been postponed to May 13. The time and location will remain the same. Tickets that have already been purchased will be honored for the May 13 date, or if ticket ...read more
Friday, March 13, 2020
Out of an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of our Veterans and guests, the National Cemetery Administration has indefinitely postponed this year’s Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony at all VA National Cemeteries.  Information on rescheduling will be forthcoming once the COVID19 situation resolves.   
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
NATIONAL VIETNAM WAR VETERANS DAY COMMEMORATION AT CULPEPER NATIONAL CEMETERY FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2020 2:00 P.M. EST [Culpeper, Virginia March 11, 2020] March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day, an annual event observed to recognize, honor, and thank the men and women who served in the United States armed forces from November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975. All who served during this time are ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Following a very successful inaugural event in 2019, Friends of SAFE staged the second annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The event was held at The Culpeper Center, 137 S. Main St., Culpeper from 7-11 p.m., featuring music, live & silent auctions and culinary delights from the area’s best chefs in Culpeper & surrounding counties. The evening’s net proceeds from ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, March 06, 2020
Fauquier Health Welcomes New Surgical Robot  Warrenton, VA (March 6, 2020) – Fauquier Health is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the da Vinci Xi Surgical System. The da Vinci Xi System was designed with the goal of further advancing the technology used in minimally invasive surgery. The da Vinci Xi robotic system was a $1.8 million capital improvement investment that arrived on ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Press Release, Education, Papers/Research
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
March 15, 2020 - The Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department and the Remington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will be hosting a Drive-Thru Chicken Dinner to benefit Shiloh Baptist Church on Sunday, March 15, 2020, from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department. The Shiloh Baptist Church suffered a major fire on November 2, 2019. Dinner is $12.00 and includes ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
We Want Your Perspective! Please join the conversation on our community's health needs and priorities The event is free; Please email rsvp@culpeperhospital.com to RSVP We hope to see you there as we discuss what is most important to making our area a healthy place to live, work, play and grow! Monday, March 30 10am - 12 noon Germanna Community College 18121 Technology Drive Culpeper, VA ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release, Education
Friday, February 28, 2020
With Tax Day right around the corner, many of us are reaching into our pockets to pay-off Uncle Sam. To relieve taxpayers of the stress associated with meeting the federal deadline, Kona Ice will be hosting its National “Chill Out” Day. The Kona Ice of Warrenton, Locust Grove and Culpeper truck will be parked in downtown Culpeper (location TBD) on Wednesday April 15th 1-2pm to hand out FREE ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Monday, February 24, 2020
5th Annual 5K Run & Walk for HopeIn memory of Ben Long and for support of individuals and families affected by depression, substance abuse or suicide.  When: Saturday April 18, 2020 9:00am – 12:00pm (8:00am registration)Where:  Yowell Meadow Park, Culpeper, VA  (rain or shine)Cost: “Earlybird” $25.00 for participants (t -shirts to first 150 registered)Group and Virtual tickets are available. ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Thursday, February 20, 2020
The area’s largest business expo is scheduled for June 12, 2020 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Germanna Community College’s Daniel Technology Center. This year’s signature sponsor - Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center is excited to connect more than 125 local businesses with the community.   New features this year will be a full, live-band and a VIP reception area with exclusive ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Friday, January 31, 2020
The Jadie Bug and Tobster Foundation is hosting an annual 5k dog jog in May at Yowell Meadow Park. We are in need of volunteers to assist with setup, clean up, water stations, registration and more. The event will be on May 9th from 8 AM to 3 PM. If you are able to help even if it is only for a few hours please let us know. 
Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Young Professionals, General News Article, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Each year the Culpeper Commonwealth's Attorney's Office hosts a Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon in May. We are hoping to have local businesses donate items for door prizes. We realize that there are businesses out there that may not have an item to donate that would apply to this event but may instead donate a gift basket.  All of our donors are recognized in our article in the Culpeper ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Warrenton, VA (January 8, 2020) – Due to high levels of respiratory viruses in the community, Fauquier Health is implementing seasonal influenza precautions. Visitation restrictions will be in place during peak flu season, which generally lasts through the first of April. Fauquier Health recommends the following individuals limit visitation to the hospital during peak flu season, unless presenting ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, December 30, 2019
Culpeper County Library Wants to Hear from You Increased quality services, programs, and events. Culpeper, VA (December 19, 2019) - Culpeper County Library is hoping to better serve the needs of Library patrons by conducting a community wide survey in 2020 which in hopes will provide increased quality services, programs, and events. The Library is inviting patrons to consider participating in ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Papers/Research