Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year

Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year Giles County, VA- Chances are you’ve hiked and taken a picture at Cascade Falls in Pembroke, Virginia. Many of you have also enjoyed a meal at The Palisades Restaurant in the Village of Eggleston. The entire month of May you are encouraged to ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ and to participate...

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Apr 29- Kairos Open Trail Day

Your Chance to Check Out Kairos Wilderness Resort   Giles County, VA- Kairos Wilderness Resort, home to the recent New River 500, is opening its gates and trails for one-day only, this Saturday for all who want to experience the motorsports destination. This time for one-day only, guests are invited to the Open Trail Day. Saturday, April 29th from 9am until 6pm...

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Apr 28 & May 5- Newport Cares Free Lunch Fridays

Newport Cares Free Lunch Fridays   Newport Cares Free Lunch Fridays is coming to the Newport Community Center April 28th and May 5th.  Individuals and groups will be needed to help prepare and deliver lunches for the needy and elderly of the community.   A free lunch will be served at the Newport Community Center each Friday from 11:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m. with lunch deliveries...

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Memories Made at the Muddy ACCE Race

ACCE April Column Memories Made at the Muddy ACCE Race Giles County, VA- The weather is warming up and participants of the Muddy ACCE Race are reflecting back on the fun times at the inaugural event. Well over 300 participants made lasting memories at the 5k, obstacle course mud run, held on the banks of the New River Water Trail in Glen...

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Muddy ACCE Race Event is Fun!

ACCE March Column Muddy ACCE Race Event is Fun!   Giles County- The unseasonably warm weather has students looking forward to summer and the school years beyond. Access to Community College Education program students look forward to their next year in the program, and seniors in high school are making big decisions about their future. The Access to Community College program in Giles...

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Apr 22- VIRGINIA’S OUTDOOR LOVERS EXPO

  VIRGINIA’S OUTDOOR LOVERS EXPO The 2017 Virginia’s Outdoor Lovers Expo to be held April 22nd at Bisset Park in Radford, Virginia. From our friends at the New River Valley Regional Commission. Radford, VA – The Virginia’s Outdoor Lovers Expo is coming to the New River Valley, April 22nd. This free, family-friendly event will be held at Bisset Park in Radford from 10:00am to...

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Rally Southwest Virginia Arrives in Narrows

Rally Southwest Virginia Arrives in Narrows   Giles County, VA- Rally Southwest Virginia is building community leadership capacity and reinforcing collaborative communities across the region of Southwest Virginia. The region consisting of 19 counties from Giles to the far southwest counties in Virginia, has embraced this program and others to find creative outlets for suppressed economies and the revitalization for downtown areas.   The...

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

You Can! Live Well, Virginia! Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop It’s Free.  It’s Fun.  It’s Empowering St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Christiansburg Starting Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm Do you have a chronic health condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, COPD, depression/anxiety, fibromyalgia, MS, asthma, or heart disease? Are you a Caregiver? Would you like to learn...

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ADVOCACY ALERT

To: Advocates for Older Adults, Supporters of Aging Services and NRV Agency on Aging Clients From: Tina King, NRV Agency on Aging Executive Director Subject: Current Proposed Changes to the Affordable Care Act and How Older Adults Will Be Impacted by the Changes Date: March 15, 2017 This communication is to provide information on Congress’s current proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act and...

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THE SALVATION ARMY now coming to Giles

THE SALVATION ARMY NOW COMING TO GILES COUNTY! WHAT: Emergency Assistance from The Salvation Army (Help with: Past Due Utilities/Electric/Rent/Mortgage) WHEN: Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month (starting 2/21/17) 10am-12noon WHERE: Pearisburg United Methodist Church 1101 Valley View Drive Pearisburg, VA 24134 PLEASE BRING: Picture I.D. / Proof of Income / Termination Notice EASTER BASKET APPLICATIONS: March 7 & 21 FOR QUESTIONS, CONTACT: Joanie Barker, Case Worker (540) 394-1037...

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