Annual Employee Fundraiser: Please Vote for a Beneficiary by Noon on Monday!

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There’s still time to help us select a beneficiary for the 2021 ACPS employee fundraiser! You may recall that we supported the ACPS Families in Crisis Program in 2020 and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in 2019. This year, we are choosing a beneficiary from seven programs submitted by employees. Please review the fundraising pitches and cast your vote by noon on Monday, April 26! Continue reading

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority: Household Hazardous Waste & Bulky Waste Days

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Rivanna Solid Waste Authority will host the following special waste collection days this spring at the Ivy Materials Utilization Center (MUC), located at 4576 Dick Woods Road in Charlottesville: Residential Household Hazardous Waste Days on April 30 and May 1 and Bulky Waste Amnesty Days on May 8, 15 and 22. Continue reading

New Drop-off Location for Mail-in Ballots

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As many as 70,000 Albemarle County voters are expected to participate in the presidential election this year. As an additional service to voters, the Albemarle County Registrar’s Office has established a new location where completed mail-in ballots can be submitted. Beginning Monday of next week, ballots can be dropped off at Albemarle High School on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings between 8:00 and 11:00 and on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons between 2:00 and 5:00. Continue reading

LGBTQIA Affinity Group Invitation

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Dear School Employees:

As a long time employee of Albemarle County, I am absolutely honored and excited to be a part of this group and to make this announcement. This is a message I never thought I would get to write.

You may have heard: We have been working on putting together an LGBTQIA+ Affinity Group for Albemarle County Local Government and Schools. We have completed the chartering process with the Office of Equity and Inclusion and are excited to extend an invitation to interested members to connect. Continue reading

6th Annual “Walk a Mile for Martin” Event – Jan. 20

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Join us! On Monday, January 20, Woodbrook Elementary will host the 6th annual “Walk a Mile for Martin” Event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend this special event, which recognizes and celebrates the leadership, courage and sacrifices made by people such as Martin Luther King, Jr., during the Civil Rights Era. Continue reading

Reminder: Register for the Connecting Communities 5K Today & Receive a Free T-Shirt & Raffle Entry

Connecting Communities 5K

Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. | Sutherland Middle School

The Connecting Communities 5K is coming up next month! Join us on Saturday, November 16, at 8:30 a.m. at Sutherland Middle School. Registration is FREE for all City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County school and government employees. Guaranteed race t-shirt and raffle entry for participants who sign up by Tuesday, October 15! Event details »

Great Pumpkin Smash 2019 – Nov. 2

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Saturday, November 2, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. | McIntire Recycling Center

Go green this Halloween and compost your pumpkin! The McIntire Recycling Center will host the 2019 Great Pumpkin Smash on Saturday, November 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pumpkin disposal is free of charge for Albemarle County and Charlottesville City residents. Open the event flyer »