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2016-4-8

GREENSVILLE/EMPORIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

LOCAL BOARD MEETING

The Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services Administrative Board will meet on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services located at 1748 East Atlantic Street.  The public is welcome to attend.

Belfield Makerspace fully funded!

My Donorschoose project for Belfield Elementary was funded and supplies are on the way!  Thanks so much to emporianews.com and to my donors!  My students and I are truly grateful.

Register now for Fall Classes

Register now for Fall 2016 classes at Southside Virginia Community College!!  Classes begin in August but are enrolling now reserves your space and allows you to get the classes you need.

The classes offered are on the college website now at www.southside.edu  If you need additional help, you can visit a campus or center or call us at 888-220-SVCC or call 434-949-1000 or 434-736-2000.  You can register by mail, phone online and in person. 

SVCC offers the first two years of a four-year degree and transfer is made easy.  Southside Virginia Community College offers degrees and certificates in

  • Accounting
  • Administration of Justice
  • Medical Office Assisting
  • Agribusiness
  • Welding
  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Automotive Technology
  • Cosmetology and Barbering
  • Diesel Technology
  • Education
  • Electricity
  • Electronics
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Science Technology
  • General Studies
  • Human Services
  • Business Management
  • Information Systems Technology
  • Administrative Support Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Precision Machining
  • Truck Driver Training
  • Air conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration

And also offers credentials in areas such as Power Line Worker Training, Nurse Aide and Phlebotomy.

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KAINE TO HIKE, VISIT WITH PARK STAFF IN SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK TO KICK OFF NPS CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, April 11, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will meet with staff at Shenandoah National Park Headquarters and thank them for their work before hiking to the summit of Stony Man Trail to celebrate the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial and to encourage fellow Virginians to “Find Your Park” throughout the year. Following the hike, Kaine will meet with park supporters and community leaders to discuss preservation and planning efforts.

“There is natural beauty wherever you look in Virginia and it’s especially striking in Shenandoah National Park,” said Kaine. “To mark the National Park Service turning 100 this year and all the contributions parks make to our economy and quality of life, I’m encouraging everyone across Virginia to ‘Find Your Park’ at any of the twenty-one national parks in Virginia.”

To celebrate the NPS Centennial, Kaine and members of his staff plan to visit every national park in Virginia over the course of the year. In last year’s omnibus appropriations bill, Kaine supported an increase in funding for the National Park Service to support the centennial.

NSDAR Presents Book In Momory of Esther Lewis Prince

The Hicksford Chapter, NSDAR presented the book, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, to the Richardson Memorial Library in memory of Esther Lewis Prince, a devoted member of Hicksford Chapter. She served as Regent for many years.  Dorothy Wornom, left, and Jean Newsome, right, Hicksford Chapter members present the book to Becky Walker, Library Manager.

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