Giles County Trail Center Concept

Giles County Trail Center Concept Original Post from NRVRC Updates   The New River Valley Regional Commission is excited to partner with Friends of Southwest Virginia and Giles County on the development of a new River/Trail Center.  The project will break ground this Fall on the grounds of historic Mountain Lake property.  The Center is anticipated to serve as a nucleus for information...

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Foster Care in Giles
Apr 28 2021

Giles County Foster Care Crisis

Tune in to Blue Ridge PBS on April 28 at 7:00 pm for episode 10 of BUZZ, featuring rural Giles County’s foster care crisis. Then join us afterward at 7:30 pm for a live online Q&A to meet the people working to solve this problem that’s really plaguing all of Virginia. Join BUZZ foster care Q&A Giles County has far more children...

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Feeding Southwest Virginia

Mobile Food Pantry Distribution Friday December 4th - 1:00pm- 3:00pm Giles County High School All VA residents qualify. No ID or income requirements. Food will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis....

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Foster Families Needed
Oct 26 2020

Raise hope & foster dreams!

Consider becoming a foster parent for a child in Giles County today! Every child deserves a family! There are currently 30 Giles County children in foster care and only 8 local foster homes. Local foster families are desperately needed in order to allow children to remain in their home communities....

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Mar 20 2020

Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program

Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program [caption id="attachment_27037" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by CDC on Unsplash[/caption] We Ask the Entire Community to Help In the interest of maximizing protection to the valuable, older and COVID-19 vulnerable citizens of Giles County, the Giles Senior Check Program is today being launched.  Senior Check consists of a network of dedicated, local service providers working alongside county, town...

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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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Giles County Schools Prepares to Start its 7th Year of Summer Feeding

Giles County Schools Prepares to Start its 7th Year of Summer Feeding   Giles County Public Schools is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program. FREE meals will be provided to all children through age 18 at the following locations:   Narrows High School (11:30am-1:00pm), Monday thru Friday, June 10-August 15 (closed week of July 1) (menu posted on SBO website) (adults can...

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Summer Food Program
May 23 2018

FREE Summer Food Program!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Summer Food Program will feature fresh produce and beef from the Giles County Agricultural Lab [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Children (through age 18) can receive a FREE nutritious hot lunch during the summer months regardless of income. Narrows High School & Macy McClaugherty School will be this year’s host sites. Lunch will be served between...

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Local Mud Run Boasts Family Friendly Atmosphere

Local Mud Run Boasts Family Friendly Atmosphere When people think of a mud run, they may not typically think of a family outing. The Muddy ACCE Race is a fun, exciting event for the entire family to enjoy! Families can run the race together, split up so the children can run in our Youth Mud Pit, cheer on their loved ones,...

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