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The Vacation Channel Builds Streaming Channels to Bolster Tourism

Williamsburg, VA
04/30/2020 12:36 PM
The Vacation Channel, a Williamsburg-based tourism business, has launched streaming versions of its in-room hospitality channel on Roku and Amazon Fire TV platforms, allowing it to reach viewers nationwide and in select international markets. The app is available for free on both platforms, giving the public instant access to information about museums, attractions, dining, and retail destinations throughout Hampton Roads.... Read more

Home Clean Heroes of the Peninsula

Williamsburg, VA
01/06/2020 09:34 AM
Home Clean Heroes is changing the cleaning industry one house at a time!... Read more

Special Spring Deals for Homeschooling Families Offered Feb. 23 - March 3

Williamsburg, VA
02/21/2019 02:00 PM
Spring Homeschool Days offer homeschooling families special deals on admission and interactive program experiences designed to immerse families in the 18th century Feb. 23-March 3.... Read more

Virginia Arts Festival announces Williamsburg Live June 21-22

Williamsburg, VA
02/19/2019 02:44 PM
The Virginia Arts Festival announces its new Williamsburg summer music event, Williamsburg Live June 21 - 22 on The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.... Read more

Williamsburg Landing Outstanding Service to Seniors Award – Nominations due Mar 28

Williamsburg, VA
01/24/2019 12:57 PM
Do you know an individual or organization that has shownoutstanding service to local seniors? The Williamsburg Landing Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation provides for an annual monetary “Outstanding Service to Seniors Award” in honor of Older Americans Month.... Read more

Colonial Williamsburg Commemormates 40 Years of African-American Interpretation throughout 2019

Williamsburg, VA
01/24/2019 12:44 PM
Spotlighted programming, a conversation series and a special exhibition at the historic Raleigh Tavern mark four decades of African-American interpretation to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Africans’ first arrival in English America.... Read more

The Drying Co./ThermalTec Recognized with National Safety Award

Toano, VA
01/24/2019 12:10 PM
The Drying Co./ThermalTec is proud to be recognized by the National Association of Home Builders as the 2018 NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) first place winner in the category of Remodeler Safety Program of the Year (Less than 50 employees).... Read more

Virginia Beer Company Recognized Internationally

Williamsburg, VA
01/09/2019 10:15 AM
The Virginia Beer Company ended 2018 on a high note, receiving a European Beer Star Award for its Elbow Patches Oatmeal Stout recipe in the worldwide Dry Stout category!... Read more

Winter 2019 Site Schedules and Operational Changes

 
12/27/2018 03:39 PM
Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area, the Art Museums, hotel, merchandise, recreation, and food and beverage operations remain open during winter 2019 with intermittent seasonal closures at some locations, while some Historic Area retail locations will permanently consolidate early in the year.... Read more

Palace Farms site to introduce new Colonial Williamsburg event venue

 
12/06/2018 10:52 AM
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation aims to improve its tourism economy with plans to build a new outdoor event space across from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center. A short drive from the College of William and Mary, the new event venue at 100 Visitor Center Drive on the Palace Farms site has been approved by the City Council.... Read more

Williamsburg Health Foundation Awards Over One Million in Grants to Support Health in Greater Williamsburg Area

 
12/05/2018 02:23 PM
On December 3, 2018, the Williamsburg Health Foundation’s Board of Trustees met and approved over one million dollars in grants to provide individuals in Greater Williamsburg with increased opportunity to lead healthy lives.... Read more

WMBG Launches a New FM Signal on a New Frequency FM93.5 with More Power

Williamsburg, VA
08/31/2018 11:04 AM
From unforgettable classics like Glen Miller, Elivs and Frank Sinatra to today's hits like Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Adele and "T Swift", it has been quite a journey for WMBG, Williamsburg'g Radio Station! We are excited to announce our new FM signal with 250 watts that covers the Williamsburg area from New Kent to Gloucester, to Newport News and Surry. Tune in or visit www.WMBGRadio.com to listen live at home!... Read more

An Occasion for the Arts brings back the "Purchase Award" for 50th Anniversary

Williamsburg, VA
08/21/2018 02:21 PM
In 1969 to help AN OCCASION FOR THE ARTS (AOFTA) attract artists, a "Purchase Award" program was initiated and continued through 2003. to celebrate the 50th anniversary, AOFTA is bringing the "Purchase Award" back! It's essentially a pre-pay, a gift card, for folks that want to support AOFTA and to buy art for the festival. The more "Purchase Awards" sold, the more artists know they will have a successful weekend.... Read more

GuernseyTingle receives Design Awards

Williamsburg, VA
03/12/2018 04:16 PM
Guernsey Tingle was honored by the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate at the 21st Annual Excellence in Development Design Awards Program and Hampton Roads Design Build Institute of America for the design of the St. Bede Catholic Church Expansion in James City County, Virginia.... Read more

Williamsburg Landing Outstanding Service to Seniors Award – Nominations due Mar 28

Williamsburg, VA
02/26/2018 04:39 PM
Do you know an individual or organization that has shown outstanding service to local seniors? The Williamsburg Landing Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation provides for an annual monetory "Outstanding Service to Seniors Award" in honor of Older Americans Month. Nominations will be accepted through March 28, 2018.... Read more

Toys for Tots Drop Off Location

Williamsburg, VA
11/20/2017 11:20 AM
Tervis Tumbler is an official drop off location for Toys for Tots. Please come and donate some new, unwrapped toys!... Read more

Thomas H. MacDonnell, ChFC, MBA has joined the Estate Planning Team

Williamsburg, VA
05/15/2017 03:18 PM
Thomas H. MacDonnell has joined the State Planning Team (EPT) which specializes in providing tax-favorable (retirement) incomes for sellers of highly appreciated small businesses and commercial real estate properties.  The EPT utilizes a Deferred Sales Trust which enables sellers to defer, minimize, or eliminate capital gains taxation without the reliance or risks of a buyer-financed installment sales contract.... Read more

Congratulations to our 1st Quarter Award Winners!

Williamsburg, VA
04/07/2017 02:04 PM
CENTURY 21 Nachman Realty congratulates their 1st Quarter of 2017 Award Winners!... Read more

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