Calling All Veterans

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Tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday, November 2, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will begin their 1:00 meeting by honoring all veterans employed by Albemarle County Public Schools and Local Government with a Resolution of Appreciation. All employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces are invited to attend.

Also, the County of Albemarle welcomes your attendance at the Veterans Day ceremony to be led by American Legion Post 74 on Friday, November 11, at 11 a.m. Continue reading

Veterans Affinity Group Open to New Members & Support

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Have you thought about joining or supporting the work of the Albemarle County Veterans Affinity Group?

The Albemarle County Veterans Affinity Group is an inclusive group of Albemarle County and Albemarle County Public Schools employees who are committed to enhancing the work experience of veterans and reservists through networking, resources, and professional development. Continue reading

Annual Purple Up Day for Military Kids – April 21

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April is Month of the Military Child, and tomorrow, April 21, is “Purple Up! For Military Kids” Day!

Purple Up! For Military Kids is a day set aside for everyone around the nation to show their support for military connected students. The Virginia Department of Education encourages school communities across the state, including teachers, principals, students, parents, bus drivers, etc., to wear purple on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, to show support for our military students and appreciation for their strength and sacrifices. Continue reading

Albemarle County Veterans Affinity Group Update: Contacts, Announcements, Upcoming Events & Resources

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The Veterans Affinity Group (a group of Albemarle County and ACPS employees who are committed to enhancing the work experience of veterans and reservists through networking, resources, and professional development) would like to share the following important contact information, special announcements, upcoming events, and resources. If you would like more information or have questions, please email or contact a member of the Planning Team (see below). Continue reading

Upcoming Veterans Events: Join Us on Nov. 11 & 13!

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November 11 – Veterans Day Ceremony @ 11 a.m.
November 13 – Veterans Affinity Group Meet and Greet @ 5:30 p.m.
November 13Roll Call Veteran Care Fair @ 6 p.m.

This Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, the local American Legion will sponsor a Veterans Day Ceremony in the auditorium at COB McIntire. Everyone is invited to join the celebration at 11 a.m.; refreshments will follow in the lobby. Continue reading

Military/Veterans: Upcoming Events, Affinity Group & Resources

Upcoming Events

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Beginning at 6 p.m. this evening, Tuesday, September 10, REBOOT Recovery will offer a two-hour per week, 12-week course focused on the spiritual aspects of combat recovery. This free course provides practical help for veterans, service members, and families dealing with after effects of combat. Dinner is provided. Get registered »

Mark your calendar! Continue reading