ANGEL TREE 2019

[caption id="attachment_26679" align="aligncenter" width="957"] Storefront of the Giles County Christian Service Mission[/caption] Angle Tree 2019 From Leisa: "It’s Angel Tree time at the Giles County Christian Service Mission.  The deadline for client applications is Monday November 11th at 2pm.  We have applications at the mission to be completed by the parents or legal guardians. If you are an agency requesting applications for your clients,...

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Giles Thrive: Food Security group adds Saturday feeding program

Giles Thrive: Food Security group adds Saturday feeding program On September 28th, the Giles Thrive Program will be piloting a Saturday feeding program for Giles kids and their families.  This program is an expansion of the Giles Public School’s Summer Food Program.  Although the program is intended to most directly address children’s hunger issues over the weekend, anyone who may be...

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Sep 27 2019

JBR Vineyards | Way Down Yonder In The Paw Paw Patch

JBR Vineyards | Way Down Yonder In The Paw Paw Patch JBR Vineyards & Winery announces its First Annual Paw Paw Festival to be held on Oct.13 from 1:30 to 4:30 at the Giles County facility located at 1360 Springdale Road, Pearisburg, VA 24134. - Come and help plant paw paw trees to create our own paw paw patch. - Learn about paw...

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Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative supported by New York Life

Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative supported by New York Life   Giles County public schools have joined the efforts of The Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative (GSSI) as part of New York Life's nationwide effort to better equip educators and other school personnel to care for grieving students. 1 in 15 children experiences the death of a parent or sibling by the time he or she...

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ACCE Opportunity too Good to Pass Up

ACCE Opportunity too Good to Pass Up   Giles County, VA- The ACCE program has provided an opportunity for young people to explore post high school options for seven years. Many of these students find that the opportunity is too good to pass up. Today we hear a little insight from a first year ACCE student, Nathan Gilbert.   From Nathan: “My name is...

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Beautiful Angel’s Rest

Beautiful Angel's Rest If you’d like a longer hike with a lot of great views, this is the hike for you! Start out at the Mill Creek Parking lot; from Main Street in Narrows, turn onto Northview Street and go all the way to the end of the road. It will turn into a gravel road and  the parking lot will...

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Giles ACCE Allows for Further Education

Giles ACCE Allows for Further Education   Giles County, VA- We are getting closer to the Muddy ACCE Race and our young people are enjoying a summer of community service, friendships, and memory making. Soon our ACCE students will be returning to New River Community College to begin their semesters. Today we hear a little insight from current ACCE student, Hunter Trenar.   [caption...

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Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

Awesome Gal Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition   (Radford, VA, July 22, 2019) – Deborah Ring, Executive Producer, of Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC, and Director Frank M. Calo, FMC Productions, have won a prestigious Best of Show for an Inspirational Tight Short from WRPN.TV Short, Tight, and Loose Film Festival. The award was given for Director Frank Calo’s exciting teaser...

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Jul 24 2019

ACCE STUDENT DANCING HER WAY TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Giles County, VA- There are mere weeks left until the Muddy ACCE Race, but we’re helping to set these young people up for a lifetime. The Giles ACCE program asked participants what it means to them to be a part of the process (trust us, they’ll tell you it’s a process). Today we hear from Madison Keaton, an Access to Community...

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Jul 17 2019

Giles ACCE Opens Doors

Giles ACCE Opens Doors Giles County, VA- As we continue into a successful year of developing our young people with creative opportunities to further their education, the Giles ACCE program asked participants what it means to them. Up first we hear from Lindsey Renee Stables, a second year Access to Community College Education student. Lindsey Stables, current Giles County ACCE Student ...

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