Teacher Appreciation Deals, Discounts, & Drawings

Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month & National Teacher Appreciation Month   Teachers- hear us- THANK YOU! In May we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Month and some of our local businesses are offering deals and specials just for you, just this month. It is also Business Appreciation Month and locally we are celebrating ‘Tourist in Your Own Backyard’. It’s all comes...

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Friday Fellowship Hikes Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month

Friday Fellowship Hikes Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month   The Giles Office of Tourism Marketing is coordinating efforts to encourage all friends and neighbors in Giles County to be a ‘Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ the entire month of May. Along with business spotlight blog posts on GilesCounty.org, pictures and videos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and promoting community events,...

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Free Workshop- Social Media How To’s for Business & Civic Organizations

Social Media  How-To’s       FREE WORKSHOP   Date: Wednesday, March 29   Time: 9:30am-11am   Doors will open at 9:15am. Come early to enjoy networking and breakfast treats & coffee sponsored by Pemtel.   Location: 19th Hole at Castle Rock, 900 Castle Rock Drive, Pembroke, VA   RSVP: Tourism@GilesCounty.org or (540) 921-2079 by Tuesday, March 28th.   Who Should Attend? Any business, attraction, civic or community organization that utilizes or wishes to utilize Facebook,...

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Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern The Giles County Film Office has a new face, intern Kristin Gillispie. Gillispie, from Pembroke, is a junior at Liberty University studying Cinematic Arts. She recently started the film program in the fall. The film program consists of sixty students divided up into three different cohorts. The program prepares students to go out in this...

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Jun 13 2016

June 25- Open House at Mountain Lake Biological Station

June 25- Open House at Mountain Lake Biological Station Open House at Mountain Lake Biological Station Date and time: June 25, 2016, 2:00 – 5:00 pm Location: Mountain Lake Biological Station, 240 Salt Pond Road, Pembroke, VA 24136 Mountain Lake Biological Station (MLBS), a University of Virginia field station located in Pembroke, VA, will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, June 25 from 2:00 – 5:00...

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Mar 14 2016

Pembroke & Narrows to host Community Visioning Sessions

March 28 & 29- Community Meeting Dates Residents and business owners in Pembroke and Narrows are invited to attend one of the upcoming community visioning meetings to provide input on the current downtown revitalization planning process. Participants will discuss the top issues and priority projects that affect their downtown areas, and what businesses need to be successful. Note the times and locations below on...

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