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Today is July 23, 2016

Moneta, VA 24121

Nearby communities: Scruggs

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to thank, honor, and celebrate the aunt in a child's life. Whether an Auntie by relation, choice or godmother for everything she does for a child not-her-own. For more information please visit http://www.AuntiesDay.com
     
           

Monday, July 25th, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - July 25-31 at Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ. The 98th championship conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America. For information visit http://www.pga.com
     
           

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Schools and Education, Vocational Education, Jobs
    - Job Corps is currently recruiting young adults between the ages of 16 through 24 for its vocational training program. Job Corps helps young adults learn a career, earn a high school diploma, and gain the real world skills needed to succeed. Vocational training is available in rapidly growing career areas, such as certified nursing, carpentry, culinary arts, auto repair, electrical, welding and many more!

    Job Corps is government-sponsored and FREE-OF CHARGE for those who meet the income eligibility requirements. To learn more about Job Corps and begin the admissions process, plan to attend this information session:

    When:
    1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 10:00 AM

    Where:
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B
    Roanoke, VA, 24017

    For more information, please call: (276) 783-0935

    Job Corps Website: https://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/
    Visit Job Corps on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/doljobcorps
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B Roanoke VA 24017
    Susan Ferarro 276.783.0935 Ferraro.Susan@jobcorps.org
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760
  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters last quarter phase at 7:00pm EDT
     
           

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760
  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760
  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           

Friday, July 29th, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, Exhibit, George Washington, president
    - Considered a revolutionary hero by all, Washington was also a man of deep personal integrity, honor, and patriotism. This exhibition explores the national significance of the legacy of George Washington. Culled from a private collection and key loans from other museums, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President will tell the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. A Portrait of George Washington: the Man, the Soldier and the President presents a unique opportunity for the Taubman Museum of Art’s visitors to see important objects that belonged to or depicted George Washington while unveiling his heroic nature and legacy that shaped our country’s values today. This national exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage the region in the history of our nation’s remembrance of George Washington while coinciding with the 226th anniversary of his Presidential inauguration and several national anniversaries of the Revolutionary War.

    A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, The Soldier, and The President is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections of the Taubman Museum of Art and support has been provided in part by the City of Roanoke through its Arts Commission. This exhibition will be on display February 6 - July 31, 2016 in the Bank of America Foundation/Dominion Resources Gallery.



    Exhibition thumbnail image: Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Courtesy of a private collection
    Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke VA 24011
    Amy Moorefield 540.342.5760

Monday, August 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.
     
           

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 4:44pm, EDT.
     
           

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.
     
           

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Schools and Education, Vocational Education, Jobs
    - Job Corps is currently recruiting young adults between the ages of 16 through 24 for its vocational training program. Job Corps helps young adults learn a career, earn a high school diploma, and gain the real world skills needed to succeed. Vocational training is available in rapidly growing career areas, such as certified nursing, carpentry, culinary arts, auto repair, electrical, welding and many more!

    Job Corps is government-sponsored and FREE-OF CHARGE for those who meet the income eligibility requirements. To learn more about Job Corps and begin the admissions process, plan to attend this information session:

    When:
    1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 10:00 AM

    Where:
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B
    Roanoke, VA, 24017

    For more information, please call: (276) 783-0935

    Job Corps Website: https://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/
    Visit Job Corps on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/doljobcorps
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B Roanoke VA 24017
    Susan Ferarro 276.783.0935 Ferraro.Susan@jobcorps.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - August 9-13. Among the best known and spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night!
     
           

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.
     
           

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - The anniversary of President Harry Truman's announcement that Japan had surrendered to the Allies, which had set off celebrations across the United States.
     
           
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