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Catchin' Up On 
Prince George County Government News 
Prince George County, VA                                                July 6, 2018


Upcoming Meetings & Events

Fri., July 6 - Prince George AA Coach Pitch vs. Madison Heights in the Dixie Youth State Baseball Tournament at Glen Dixon Park, 204 Cotton Alley Road, Dillwyn, VA 23936. Game starts at 2:00pm.

Fri., July 6 - Prince George Majors vs. Clarksville in the Dixie Youth Baseball State Tournament at Glen Dixon Park, 204 Cotton Alley Road, Dillwyn, VA 23936. Game starts at 6:00pm.

Sat., July 7 - Prince George Farmers' Market open at Scott Park Pavilion, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, 8:00am - 12:00pm.

July 10-20 - "Natural History Summer Program", for Prince George County youth ages 8-12, will be held at the Prince George Regional Heritage Center, 6406 Courthouse Road, Tuesday-Friday both weeks, from 8:30am to 11:30am. Must register with the Center by calling 804-863-0212.

Tues., July 10 - Extension Leadership Council (ELC) Meeting at the Prince George Public Library, 6605 Courts Drive, beginning 12:00pm.

Tues., July 10 – Prince George County Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 7:00pm.

Wed., July 11 – The Prince George County Recreation Advisory Committee will meet at the Prince George Parks & Recreation Community Center, 11100 Old Stage Road, at 12:00pm.

Wed., July 11 – CCJB Meeting, hosted by Riverside Criminal Justice Academy, will be held at Riverside Regional Jail, 500 FOLAR Trail, Prince George, beginning at 3:00pm.

Wed., July 11 - Prince George County Farmers' Market *Special Wednesday Market* on the Central Wellness Center Lawn, 11033 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, from 4:30pm - 6:30pm.

Thurs., July 12 - John Randolph Foundation Grants & Awards Ceremony will be held at John Randolph Foundation, 112 N. Main Street, Hopewell, from 8:30am - 10:30am.

Thurs., July 12 - Prince George Fire/EMS Advisory Board Work Session (rescheduled from 7/19) will be held in the Prince George EOC Building, 6520 Laurel Spring Road, at 6:30pm.

July 13-14 - "Shop For A Cause" fundraiser (10% of product sales donated to James House) at The Herb Basket, 5716 Courthouse Road, Prince George, during regular store hours.

Fri., July 13 - Prince George AAA vs. Goochland in the Dixie Youth State Baseball Tournament at Ball Complex, 615 East Street, Blackstone, VA 23824. Game starts at 4:00pm.

Fri., July 13 - Prince George Angels vs. Brunswick in the State Angels Softball Tournament at Shrader Field, 343 Lakeview Dirve, Madison Heights, VA 24572. Game starts at 4:00pm.

Fri., July 13 - Prince George Babe Ruth vs. Colonial Heights in the District 2 Babe Ruth Tournament at Central Lunenburg High School, 131 K-V Road, Victoria, VA 23974. Game starts at 6:30pm.

Fri., July 13 - Prince George Ponytails vs. (TBD) in the Dixie Softball State All-Star Tournament at Bolter Field, 129 N. Maple Street, Lunenburg, VA 23944. Game starts at 7:30pm.      

Fri., July 13 - "Movie In The Park" (FREE) featuring Despicable Me 3, sponsored by Prince George Parks and Recreation Department, will be shown at Scott Park, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, at 8:30pm. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and come enjoy a movie in the park. NO outside coolers, food or drinks! Concessions will be available on site. In case of inclement weather please call 804-458-6164.

Governor Northam Announces Grants for Veterans Wanting to be Teachers

Governor Northam has announced the creation of a grant program that will lead to the recruitment of veterans wanting to make classroom teaching a second career. Details.

Important Things to Know

•             Fort Lee update from the Garrison Commander. Details.

•             Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) approved by the Crater Planning Commission. Details.

•             Over 300 Prince George County students wrap up a week of 4-H Camp today at the Airfield Center in Wakefield.

•             AFLAC makes donation to Prince George County Wellness Program.

•             New playground at Burrowsville Community Center expected to be completed Monday, July 9.

•             County Administrator Blogs. Details.

•             Regional employment opportunities. Details.

•             Dixie Youth State Tournament schedule information. Details.

•             Verdict handed down in Wendy's Labor Day shooting. Details.

•             Jackie Bradley, Jr. helps Red Sox capture July 4 win. Details.

•             New museum and visitor center opens in Petersburg. Details.

Quote of the Week

 "When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'Happy.' They told me I didn't understand the assignment and I told them they didn't understand life."

~John Lennon


Percy C. Ashcraft, County Administrator | Prince George County, VA | (804) 722-8600
Fax (804) 732-3604 | |