Jan 09 2024

AEP Supports Giles FOCUS with Awarded Funds

[caption id="attachment_40835" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo by micheile henderson on Unsplash[/caption] AEP Supports Giles FOCUS with Awarded Funds Recently AEP, Appalachian Electric Power, presented Giles County a check for $75,000 that will be directed toward the growth and expansion of the Giles County FOCUS program. FOCUS stands for Focus on Communities Utilizing Services and came about in 2015 after a review of where...

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Mar 19 2023

April 13th | Family Fun Festival

All are invited to the Spring Family Fun Festival Thursday, April 13th | 3-6:30PM at 1 Taylor Avenue, Pearisburg, VA. As of 3/20/23 Current List of Vendors: (Each agency will have a game set up at their table with prizes to give away!) Celanese Giles Early Education Project (GEEP) Pearisburg Junior Women's Club Giles Political Action Giles Health & Family Aetna NRV...

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Feb 04 2023

ACCE All In Program Focuses on Community Service and Volunteerism

Giles County’s ACCE “All In” Program Focuses on Community Service and Volunteerism   Giles County announced that ‘ACCE All In’ will be their new student community service portion of the Access to Community College Education program (ACCE). ACCE All In will take the place of the Muddy ACCE Race and will build on existing service projects to directly serve Giles County and...

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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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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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