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Community Calendar week of December 18, 2014

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm

December 20 The Doswell Ruritan Club has a Saltfish Breakfast at the Doswell Community Center from 6:30 – 9 a.m. The menu includes: fish, bacon, eggs, potatoes, apples, corn bread, biscuits, coffee and juice. Adults are $9; children 4-10 are $4.50.   The Concert Ballet of Virginia holds rehearsals every Saturday and Sunday at their headquarters in the Hanover Industrial Air Park. The Concert Ballet of Virginia is Hanover’s only

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  • Annual ‘Deck the Halls!’ event supports Hanover Safe Place

    Posted on December 4, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    This holiday season, decorating your home for Christmas can double as a way to give back to the community. This year’s “Deck the Halls!” supports Hanover Safe Place and will be held Sunday, Dec. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Pine Grove Farm, the home of Carolyn and Jerry Peart, 12438 Elmont Road, Ashland. Guests can make as many decorations to take home as they wish. Organizers supply

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  • Habitat for Humanity joins #Giving Tuesday

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Hanover Habitat for Humanity has joined #GivingTuesday. Taking place Dec. 2, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday will harness the power of social media to create a national moment around the holidays dedicated to giving, similar to how Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become days that are, today, synonymous with holiday shopping. #GivingTuesday will inspire people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter

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  • Local Mom Survives Cardiac arrest and releases book to tell story

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    Five years ago in July, my heart stopped due to a genetic condition called Long QT Syndrome. My husband, Luke Powell, from Ashland, found me without a pulse and not breathing. He called 911 and started CPR. I spent 3 weeks in the ICU fighting for my life and 3 months in a rehab hospital relearning everything. Doctor’s told my family that if I made it, I would not be

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  • Ashland celebrates the holidays with guided walking tours

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    304 College Ave

    It is easy to become engrossed in the hectic holiday rush and forget what the holiday can mean. Pause for a moment on Dec. 14, and join us for a leisurely tour of an old-fashioned town at holiday time. Beginning at Ashland Museum, 105 Hanover Avenue, each tour will lead you through the Historic Down Town area, passing parts of the 100 blocks of North and South Railroad Avenue, including

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  • Historic Hanover Calendar on sale now

    Posted on November 6, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    706 S Center Street

    The 2015 Historic Hanover Calendar, published by the Pamunkey Women’s Club, is now available in Mechanicsville at Mechanicsville Drug Store, Westbury’s Colonial Pharmacy, Windomere Art Gallery and Estates by David, LLC; at Glass Works in the Air Park; at the Art Gallery @ 301 in Hanover; at Vogue Flowers in Ashland; and at Montpelier Drug. The cost is $10 per calendar.

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  • Parks & Rec hosts Senior Game Show Dec. 12

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Come on down to the Senior Game Show! Hanover County Parks and Recreation is hosting a Senior Game Show Friday, Dec. 12 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. This is not your typical senior social—get ready for some great food and lots of fun! In addition to the delicious snacks, this fun-filled morning will feature activities from The Price is Right and Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Sit in the

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