On the August Calendar:
Throughout August – Cheers for Charity at Starr Hill Brewery in Crozet. One dollar per pint goes to benefit VIA — all month. 5391 Three Notch’d Rd, Crozet, Virginia 22932.
August 1 – (1st Wed every month) – Autism Support Group, for those with a loved one newly diagnosed. C’ville Coffee, 1301 Harris St., 9:00am-10:15am.
August 2 — Community Heroes Celebration at Starr Hill. Join us at 5:30 for a celebration of the community partners who deliver opportunity and hope to those we serve. 5391 Three Notch’d Rd, Crozet, Virginia 22932.
Upcoming program closures…
August 6 – 10, 13 – 14 — All programs closed for August break, plus two days of staff development.
September 3 — All programs closed for Labor Day holiday.
On the Horizon…
September 22 — Sibling Support Program. Carver Recreation Center, 9am-1pm. A free day of lively recreation for the siblings of kids with disabilities. To register, contact Sarah Blech of Charlottesville Parks & Recreation, blechs [at] charlottesville [dot] org, 434-970-3264. For more info: hnagel [at] viaschool [dot] org.
September 25 — All-VIA Parent Meeting — 11:30-12:45. Location – still to be confirmed. Join us for lively discussion and updates on — UVA partnership, JCH School Internship Program, VIAble Ventures adult employment program, and Outpatient perspectives. More info coming soon.
September 29 — Developmental Disabilities Fair, 10am-1pm. Co-sponsored by VIA, ARC of the Piedmont, Region 10, and WorkSource. Location: Conference Center (Room 500-A) of Region Ten Community Services Board at 500 Old Lynchburg Road in Charlottesville. Learn about local resources and how to access services. Speak with case management reps. Info from parents, case workers, providers of residential and day services. No advance registration required.
September 29 — Tomtoberfest Community Mixer. IX Art Park, 12:00 – 4:00. VIA will have a presence along with many other local organizations that help to shape our community. Come on out!
October 20 — Coffee and Chat, 9am-12pm. Co-sponsored by VIA, ARC of the Piedmont, Region 10, and WorkSource. Opportunity to speak with legislators — 9 am to noon, at Region Ten in Charlottesville. More info coming soon.