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2017-7-5

GREENSVILLE/EMPORIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

LOCAL BOARD MEETING

The Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services Administrative Board will meet on Thursday, August 21, 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.

Truck Driver Training Being Offered in Emporia

Truck driver training is coming back to Emporia, Virginia on July 17, 2017.  Classes will run through August 24 and successful students will receive their Commercial Driver’s License and the chance at a rewarding career.

Southside Virginia Community College’s next session will run Mondays-Thursdays from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Emporia site.  Students must be 18 years of age and possess a valid Virginia driver’s license.  Students must also have a copy of their driving record, a Department of Transportation physical exam, drug test and agree to future testing during the course and a CDL-A learner’s permit.

This program is available for tuition aid through the Workforce Credential Grant. 

For more information, contact Susan Early at 434-2920-3101 or email susan.early@southside.edu

Summer Fun at the Library

On Thursday, July 6th, the Meherrin Regional Library System invites you to beat the heat with a movie at the library. The Dreamworks movie, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, will be shown at 10:30 AM at the Brunswick County Library, Lawrenceville, and at 2:00 PM at the Richardson Memorial Library, Emporia. This is a change from the posted schedule. The 4-H Smoothie Wars event has been cancelled.

Monday Morning Movies at the Library begin Monday, July 10th with The Lego Batman Movie. This movie is rated PG and is 104 minutes long. The movie will be shown at 10:30 AM at both the Brunswick County Library and the Richardson Memorial Library. Snacks are welcomed. Children under the age of 10 must be supervised.

Events begin promptly and seating is limited to a first come basis. For more information contact the Brunswick County Library at 434-848-2418, ext. 301, the Richardson Memorial Library at 434-634-2539, or visit www.meherrinlib.org.

The Richardson Memorial Library is participating in the summer feeding program on Thursdays. Lunch will be available for chldren under the age of 18, at no charge, from noon to 1:00 pm

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