$2000 Mini-Grants Announced

Y Street, a statewide tobacco prevention youth empowerment campaign in Virginia, is introducing a new program that will award $2000 grants to various high school student organizations that are committed to working with Y Street in curbing youth smoking.

Mini-Grant information is available on the Y Street website here.
For more information about Y Street, […]

Delegate Dance to Hold Town Hall Meeting June 18th

Del. Rosalyn R. Dance will hold a Town Hall meeting June 18, 6:30-7:45pm, at Union Train Station, 103 River St. The meeting will address, among other things, the past General Assembly session, college financing, and transportation. Also, a Q&A session will be held, and written suggestions for the 2009 session of the General […]

Life Through Literature

Life Through Literature, a Hometown Festival, will be held at Poplar Lawn Park May 31 through June 1 and will include food, vendors, games, contests, music, dancing, giveaways, books and authors. Vendors are encouraged to sign up early for best locations. For more information contact: Cynthia Nance 733-2387, x21

“Relay For Life” 6pm May 16th to 6am May 17th

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life presents “Celebration of Life”. This is the 25th year of bringing communities together under the stars. The walk begins at 6pm at A. J. White Field on the campus of Petersburg High School.

Hosted by Mr. Terry Sisisky, Mr. William Bland, III and Mr. Derrick Booker, the […]

8th Annual Fort Lee – Spring Job Fair

Looking for a job? Or a better job? Over 40 employers will be present at the 8th annual job fair Tuesday, April 29, from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Lee Club (1100 Lee Ave. Building 9009). The job fair is open to military, veterans, and the general public. Sponsored by: VEC, ACAP and […]

Community Forum – Is There Any Good In Petersburg?

Please help us address this question at the Peabody Middle School Auditorium on Tues. April 29th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at 725 Wesley St.

They say that Petersburg is the worst area to live in; they say we have the worst schools; they say Petersburg is known for drug dealing and the formation of gangs; they […]

FREE! VHDA Intro to Homeownership Workshop

On Sat. April 12, from 9am-3pm, the Virginia Supportive Housing’s Financial Foundation will present the above workshop at Pathways (1200 W. Washington St.).

Modules include: Personal Finance & Credit Reports, Role of the Lender, Working with a Real Estate Agent, Home Inspections and Closing the Mortgage Loan. You can even get a VHDA Completion Certificate […]

Peabody High School Alumni host Spring Fling, April 19

Calling all alumnae and friends of Peabody High School to attend our fundraiser at Sunlight Elks Lodge in Hopewell from 7pm – 11pm. Music by The K.D. Express! Dinner will be served. For more information: 804 733-0802 or 804 732-3750.

Women In Business Luncheon April 22nd

The Spring Women in Business Luncheon will be held at 11am on Apr. 22nd at the Hilton Garden Inn, Colonial Heights, VA. The owner of Quilts Unlimited and Gifts by Joan, Joan Fenton, will be featured.

Sponsorships are available at several levels:
Elite $1,500
Gold $800
Silver $600
Bronze $400
Tickets are $30.
Please contact the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce […]

Jazz & Blues festival fundraiser dance at Club 17, April 4

Downtown Petersburg Inc. in association with Triangle Center for Development is sponsoring a dance to support the upcoming Halifax Jazz & Blues Festival. The dance will be April 4, 9pm – 1am, at Club 17 (118 Mars St).

The dance will feature a guest appearance by A Touch of Charm, the BET award-winning rhythm and […]