(Lynchburg, VA) On January 21, 2021, Schewels Home kicked off their annual mattress sale that will benefit The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg. A portion of every mattress sold during their “Dollars for Diapers Mattress Savings Event” will generate funds for diapers and other infant care items to be distributed by The Salvation Army. Schewels Home is a family-owned furniture store with 50 locations across Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. The event will run through April 30, 2021. After
One of the safety mitigation measures Lynchburg City Schools have taken is to shut off the regular water fountains and install water bottle filling stations for students to use. Some students may not be able to afford water bottles and our schools have been working to provide reusable water bottles to those students, but we would appreciate assistance. If you have any you would like to donate or know others that may, please contact Lynchburg City Schools.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, representatives from UScellular and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Lynchburg announce the kickoff of the 7th annual UScellular Black History Month Art Contest. Starting today, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Lynchburg members are encouraged to create original pieces of artwork in recognition of influential Black people from around the globe, including historical figures, world leaders, athletes and celebrities. In late January, 10 finalists will be chosen by
January 18, 2021 | CONCORD, VA: You have probably seen Gleaning For The World’s 53-foot tractor trailer parked in front of Sam’s Club on Wards Road in Lynchburg during hurricane, tornado, or wildfire seasons when the nonprofit organization is collecting disaster relief supplies for victims of natural disasters. During these collections, Gleaning For The World’s staff and volunteers will invite shoppers to purchase nonperishable foods, hygiene items, and even pet supplies while they are in the store – to
Art exhibits at the Bower Center are still going strong. We are happy to continue to implement health and safety protocols for keeping visitors safe for in-person visits, but all exhibits are available online at bowercenter.org/exhibits for those that would prefer to browse from the comforts of their own home. Creating art is a solitary endeavor for most artists consequently, there does not seem to be a shortage of art for exhibits. The Bower Center also offers a shop on its website so all art for sale may
Read full story at The News & Advance After closing campus to students and conducting the fall 2020 semester completely remotely, Randolph College soon will welcome students back to campus for the first time in more than 10 months. In March 2020, the college announced it would move classes online for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester. The college later announced it would conduct the fall 2020 semester remotely as well. In November, the college announced it would reopen campus for on-campus
Millennials – anyone born from the early 1980s until around 2000 – are about 80 million strong and they’re shaping the world around us. Lynchburg Business will recognize these young people that have taken their professional game to the next level while making the Hill City a better place. Help us highlight the up-and-coming young professionals in our region! Lynchburg Business' Millennials on the Move identifies the best and brightest individuals among us who are making a difference in their places of
Dominion Energy is partnering with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Foundation to temporarily expand its EnergyShare program to assist those small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dominion Energy Virginia is pledging $500,000 to help provide energy bill relief for small businesses, nonprofits, and houses of worship in its Virginia service territory. The program funding will be covered by shareholders and will not impact customer rates. Qualified businesses may be eligible for one-time
[ROANOKE, Va.] – WSLS 10, the Graham Media Group owned NBC affiliate in Roanoke, VA, announced they have named Margaret Kreger Ashburn as their News Director. In her new role, Ashburn will oversee the editorial content and its execution on all platforms, as well as have an integral role in maintaining the brand image for WSLS 10. She is a familiar face at our station and a key member of the community. Not only has she held the WSLS 10 Assistant News Director role for the last two years, she also helped
We're collecting new and used sewing machines (that are in working order), which we'll be sending to our international partners. These machines will be used to teach men and women how to sew, and how to create small businesses to support themselves financially through sewing. Your sewing machine could be the reason someone escapes the cycle of poverty!Our collection starts now and goes through January 31st. Drop off your new or used sewing machine at GFTW 7539 Stage Road Concord, VA 24538. We're open
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA (January 15, 2021) – Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired in these COVID-19 times? The YMCA of Central Virginia invites all in the community to participate in a free six-week Reset challenge designed to help transform spirit, mind and body. “Now, more than ever before we need to recharge and refocus,” said YMCA of Central Virginia CEO Jay Parker. “The COVID-19 pandemic has worn us down. It’s isolated us in so many ways. This challenge provides an opportunity to get active and
Okra. Magazine is sewing new seeds and setting our roots firmly in Lynchburg. Let’s grow together.In partnership with Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, we are pleased to offer special advertising rates for its members.Print 20% discount Full page with discount - $3,040 plus a bonus web ad 1/2 page with discount - $1,900 1/3 page with discount - $1,275 Marketplace ads $450 each for the first 12 businessesWeb ad 30% discount $550 runs November 15 - December 31E-newsletter $700 National
CloudMD Acquires cloud-based practice management, billing and telehealth enabled electronic health record provider, Benchmark Systems.
Lynchburg, VA, October 26, 2020 Benchmark Systems, formerly known as AntWorks Healthcare is pleased to announce a new partnership with CloudMD, a North American organization focused on digiting the delivery of healthcare by providing patients access to all aspects of the care continuum. On October 26th CloudMD became the majority stock owner of Benchmark Systems. CloudMD Software and Services Inc. is revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare to patients through a SAAS based health technology solutions
LYNCHBURG, October 1, 2020 ─ On the heels of a continuing recovery in local airline passenger demand, American Airlines will offer an additional regional jet flight at Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH) starting October 8, 2020. The new service will increase American’s service to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to four roundtrip flights most days, while doubling the airport’s monthly seat capacity compared to its COVID-19 April 2020 low point. The additional flight frequency by American is in
As you are aware, Governor Northam and VDH issued Executive Order 63 – Order of Public Health Emergency Five (“ORDER OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FIVE REQUIREMENT TO WEAR FACE COVERING WHILE INSIDE BUILDINGS”). The Order requires patrons in the Commonwealth age ten and over…to cover their mouth and nose with a face covering…when entering, exiting, traveling through, and spending time inside” businesses listed in the Order. It requires employees to wear face coverings over their nose and mouth at all times