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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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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Jun 29 2020

Program ends July 1 | Centralized Gift Card Purchasing to Support Local Businesses

 Centralized Gift Card Purchasing to Support Local Businesses   In an effort to immediately support local restaurants and lodging properties, the Town and County governments are promoting and selling Dining & Lodging Gift Certificates.  The purpose of this program is to attempt to generate public interest and awareness of the importance of continuing to support our local businesses.  Most importantly, the gift...

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Inn at Riverbend | Romantic Escapes

Romantic Escapes Original Post from Virginia Living magazine.  OCTOBER 30, 2019   Plan a dreamy weekend à deux at these gorgeous guesthouses. Inn at Riverbend Mountain hideaways are often considered among the most romantic reprieves; adding water simply perfects the recipe. Carve out time for an amorous escape to a waterside inn or lodge in Virginia. Inn at Riverbend   Seemingly perched on the side of a bluff in...

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Jun 07 2019

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, VA- 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...

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Jun 02 2019

Family READS Program at Pearisburg Public Library

Family READS Program at Pearisburg Public Library   Family READS | A Reading Skills and English Learning Program for Families   PARENTS will strengthen their reading and English skills, and learn how to read with their children! CHILDREN ages 3-8 will do fun educational activities! (Siblings welcome). FAMILIES will get free dinner!   Family READS (Reading and English to Achieve Dreams and Success) will be held weekly at the Pearisburg Public Library. 7...

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meeting around conference table with men and women
May 06 2019

Communities of the New

Kick-started by a Virginia Main Street grant awarded to the Town of Narrows, the Communities of the New River Valley, program aims to foster cooperation among and coordinate marketing of our local communities and beyond. Starting with the five towns of Giles County, communities along the New River are pursuing designation as “Communities of the New”, granting them access to...

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Aug 23 2018

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork in Giles County Sculpture features 3,500 painted rocks by children across the county [caption id="attachment_25999" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Governor Ralph Northam in Pearisburg, Aug 21, 2018[/caption] PEARISBURG—On Tuesday, August 21 Governor Ralph Northam unveiled the newest LOVEwork on Main Street in Pearisburg. The Governor was joined by Rita McClenny, president and CEO of Virginia Tourism Corporation, members of the...

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promotion piece announcing LOVE sculpture
Aug 09 2018

Aug 21 | LOVE Sculpture Unveiling

‘LOVE’ Sculpture Completed in Pearisburg   Giles County, VA- The story begins during the 2017 Giles Summer Feeding Program. The story continues through the 2017-2018 school year. The story is about to make its permanent mark on the landscape of Giles County. On August 21 at 2pm a brand new LOVE sculpture will be unveiled in Pearisburg with special guests and a...

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