New River
Sep 23 2020

Virtual ReNew the New 2020

ReNew Goes Virtual!   For sixteen years ReNew The New and Giles County PSA have hosted “Fall Into The New” at the end of every summer. Thirty-seven miles of the New River run through Giles and every year one third, of those miles, was designated for cleanup. ReNew borrowed canoes from local outfitters, the Boy Scouts, and a number of recreation programs...

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Jump Start Winners
Jul 29 2020

Jumpstart Giles Business Plan Competition Awards $40,000

Jumpstart Giles Business Plan Competition Awards $40,000     Giles County, VA- What began in November of 2019 and was supposed to happen in March 2020, finally concluded on July 21st, 2020 at Mountain Lake Lodge. The first ever business plan competition for Giles County and towns’ small businesses with a retail or tourism component was a success!   Jumpstart Giles was a personal and...

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Blood Drive
Jul 08 2020

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Carilion Giles Community Hospital The Cascades Room 159 Hartley Way Pearisburg, VA 24134 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Save time donating blood. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and click on Rapid Pass. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org to schedule an appointment. Come in July for a chance to win an epic WONDER WOMAN 1984 movie prop replica set: rcblood.org/win...

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Wellness Walk @ Glen Lyn Park River Trail

Wellness Walk @ Glen Lyn Park River Trail Date: Thursday, July 16th Time: 6:00 pm. (meet @ shelter) Location: Glen Lyn Park No cost or registration required to participate Social distancing will be maintained. Everyone welcome to participate (Virgin Pulse Vouchers will be given to all VP members that participate) This beautiful long walking and biking trail starts in the Town of Glen Lyn and follows Hwy. 460...

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Wellness Walk @ Whitt-Riverbend Park

Wellness Walk @ Whitt-Riverbend Park  Date: Thursday, July 30th   Time: 6:00 pm. (meet @ shelter) Location: Whitt-Riverbend Park No cost or registration required to participate Social distancing will be maintained. Everyone welcome to participate  (Virgin Pulse Vouchers will be given to all VP members that participate) The park trail is .71 miles long and traverses a beautiful open field along the New River.  The trail surface is asphalt...

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Jun 30 2020

July 3 | Independence Day Fireworks in Pearisburg

July 3 | Fireworks in Pearisburg Presented by Mountain Lake Lodge   All are welcome to enjoy fireworks to celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 3rd in Pearisburg.  Due to social distancing requirements, Mountain Lake was unable to host the community fireworks show on their property this year.  However, they wanted to continue to provide this service and have moved the location...

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American Red Cross and Giles High School Host Blood Drive

American Red Cross and Giles High School Host Blood Drive   The American Red Cross and Giles High School are partnering together for a community wide blood drive. The drive will be April 16, from 1pm -6pm in the high school gym.   The effort now is to maintain the blood supply for those in need. Appointments can be made at www.redcrossblood.org and appointments...

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Jumpstart Giles
Mar 17 2020

POSTPONED | Support for New & Expanding Business with Jumpstart Giles

Due to the ongoing, developing situation I’ve just heard that our Jumpstart Pitch Night will be postponed to a future date. As that information becomes available I will certainly share those details. Thank you for all your support and continued efforts for this program.  Support for New & Expanding Business with Jumpstart Giles   Giles County, VA- Giles County, Virginia is encouraging small...

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Nov 04 2019

Nov 9 | Giles Thrive Saturday Lunch

Giles Thrive Saturday Lunch seeks to address food insecurity in Giles County by providing hot meals to Giles residents regardless of age or income. Meals will be prepared at Giles High School and then distributed to each of the nine food hubs across the county. Participants can come to one of the food hubs to enjoy a sit-down meal or...

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Oct 21 2019

Oct 25 | Giles Community Film Screening Night

Giles Community Film Screening Night   Giles County is Virginia’s Mountain Playground™. It is also the place to play, stay, love, and enjoy and that is just what will be showcased at the second Giles Community Film Screening Night on April 26th. Many film and productions crews have found Giles to be a special place to work including feature films like Dirty...

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