Announcements for Sept 7 through Sept. 13
Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP will elect the nominating committee after the presentation “Special Education and Parents Rights” during its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Mary Williams Center at the Jefferson City School Center at 233 Fourth St. NW. The annual Freedom Fund Banquet is set for Sept. 16 at the Doubletree Hotel Charlottesville. albemarle-cvillenaacp.org.
» Albemarle County Public Schools will make the proposed learning resources for secondary history and social science available for public review from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through Sept. 22 in Room 349 of the Albemarle County Office Building on McIntire Road. (434) 972-4021.
» Crozet Volunteer Fire Department and Western Albemarle Rescue Squad are accepting registration for the five-week Citizen Fire & Rescue Academy, which provides an overview of the fire and rescue systems in Albemarle County. It will meet from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings beginning Sept. 22 at the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department at 5652 Three Notch’d Road.
Girl Scouts of Virginia — Skyline holds open houses for potential Girl Scouts and volunteers, from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria of Yancey Elementary School, from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria of Agnor-Hurt Elementary School, from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium of Murray Elementary School, from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium of Greenbrier Elementary School, from 6:30 to7:30 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria of Hollymead Elementary School, from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the library of Jackson-Via Elementary School, from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday in the auditorium of Brownsville Elementary School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria of Scottsville Elementary School, from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Johnson Elementary School, on Sept. 14 in the cafeteria of Baker-Butler Elementary School and from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14 in the auditorium of Burnley-Moran Elementary School. Additional open houses will be in September. gsvsc.org.
» Job Corps holds an information session on its program at 10 a.m. Thursday at Virginia Workforce Center at 2211 Hydraulic Road. Job Corps provides no-cost technical training and education for young people ages 16 through 24 who qualify as low-income. The program offers hands-on training in more than 100 career technical areas, including automotive and machine repair, construction, finance and business services, health care, hospitality, information technology, manufacturing and renewable resources. Job Corps also offers the opportunity to earn a high school diploma or a GED, prepare for college and find resources for English language learners. Information sessions are held on the second Thursday of each month. (703) 671-5300.
» Junior League of Charlottesville accepts applications through Sept. 19 for its fall 2016 community grants program, which awards up to $2,500 to help nonprofit community organizations meet immediate local needs. Details and online applications are available at jlcville.org.
Orange County Department of Fire and EMS is accepting registration for the Fire Fighter 1 class, which will meet from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. each Wednesday from Sept. 21 to Feb. 28 at the Mine Run Volunteer Fire Department, 31077 Old Plank Road in Locust Grove. The Emergency Medical Technician class will meet from 7 to 10 p.m. each Monday from Sept. 19 to Jan. 30 at the Orange County Rescue Squad Building at 151 Berry Hill Road in Orange. Register in advance at fstrs.virginia.gov.
» Piedmont Virginia Community College offers Getting Started information sessions, providing an introduction to PVCC’s degree and certificate programs, as well as information about placement tests, student services and other resources. Getting Started sessions are offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Westhaven Community Center at 803 Hardy Drive, during the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello on Saturday, from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Nelson Memorial Library in Lovingston and from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Louisa County Library. Additional sessions will be held at various locations through September. pvcc.edu/outreach.