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Life Care Planning

October 3, 2018 thru October 3, 2018 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Speakers: Cricket Haley and Laura Gall – The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Va.
Life Care Planning is a holistic, elder-centered approach to the practice of law that helps families respond to every challenge caused by chronic illness or disability of an elderly loved one. The goal of life care planning is to promote and maintain the good health, safety, well-being, and quality of life of elders and their family. This presentation will detail how this service works.

Marketing 101 - with a Holiday Twist

October 4, 2018 thru October 4, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sponsored by Longwood Small Business Development Center

 A crash course on how to brand, position and market your amazing business. The course will focus on digital channels such as websites, social media and email campaigns.

Whether you are a business owner, nonprofit director, freelancer, or CEO, you will learn something new and applicable to your organization.

Registration is required.

Call 434-395-2086 or email


Healing Neen: Where there's breath, there's hope

October 9, 2018 thru October 9, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free - Open to the Public

One Woman's Path to Salvation from Trauma and Addiction


Sponsored by:

New College Institute

SOVAH Health

Community Recovery Program

Southside Survivor Response Center

Re-Entry Council

Behind the Scenes at VMNH

October 11, 2018 thru October 11, 2018 @ Virginia Museum of Natural History
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dogs & People: Discovering the Many Roles of Dogs Throughout the History of Virginia

Attend the Second Thursday Science Talk followed by a tour of the behind-the-scenes areas of VMNH to include collections holdings and preparation areas and see one-of-a-kind specimens and artifacts. Group will meet at the museum and will be limited to 15 participants. This is an off-site opportunity. Meet us at the Virginia Museum of Natural History at 21 Starling Avenue in Martinsville.

Presented by: Dr. Elizabeth A. Moore, Curator of Archeology, VMNH

Pioneers & Educators: History of Booker T. Washington & George Washington Carver

October 17, 2018 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM

Speakers: Carl Dehart and Desmond Kendrick – Martinsville Historical Museum
Learn more about these important history-makers, their contributions to society and science, and their connections to our community and each other.

Service Learning & Community Involvement

October 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM

Speaker: City and County Officials
Do you want to make a difference in your community? For many people, the ideal way to do that is to serve on a non-profit board. Serving on a board is a wonderful way to support a cause that you care about. At this information session, city and county officials will discuss various board opportunities and ways for you to get involved, and what you need to know to be an effective board member.