HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Catch up on news and notes from in and around the Historic Triangle.
Three Jolly Coachman’s Coffee House Donates $1,200 to Williamsburg Meals in Wheels
The Three Jolly Coachmen’s Coffee House concert series Tuesday donated $1,200 to Williamsburg Area Meals on Wheels, thanks to those who attended its performance at the opening concert of the Coffee House’s second season.
Assistant Director Grace Rutledge accepted the check on behalf of Williamsburg Area Meals on Wheels from Three Jolly Coachmen member Greg Davy.
The Three Jolly Coachmen’s Coffee House, now in its second season, features bi-monthly performances by the Three Jolly Coachmen, who sing in tribute to the Kingston Trio, and other performers from the Williamsburg area. A portion of ticket sales and all drink donations are donated to a local charity.
The next concert is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 3. Send inquiries to TJCCoffeeHouse@gmail.com.
Submit photos to be featured in the 2024 Beautiful York County Calendar
The York County Beautification Committee is inviting residents to share their creative photos “displaying sustainability and environment-focused work in York County” for the chance to appear in the 2024 Beautiful York County calendar.
Activities can include planting native plants and trees, actions to protect the environment, recycling, clean waterways, and energy efficiency. Photos will be judged by the York County Beautification Committee based on the quality of the image and its adherence to the calendar’s theme. Thirteen winners will be selected to appear in the calendar, with each winner receiving $100!
All York County citizens who are not photographers by trade are eligible to participate by submitting up to two photos. Business photos are not accepted. The deadline to submit photos is Sunday, Oct. 1. Submissions must include an address for verification of residency. Individuals submitting on behalf of a minor should list both their name and the minor’s name. Photos must be original pieces, and must not contain watermarks, screen credits, or other embellishments. Complete rules and the photo submission form are available online.
Chesapeake Wealth Management Promotes Felicia Stovall to Senior Wealth Advisor
Chesapeake Wealth Management (CWM) announced the promotion of Felicia Stovall to Senior Wealth Advisor. Since joining in 2017, Stovall has taken on responsibilities including Head of Administration, Chairman of Trust Committee and being moved up to Senior Vice President.
In addition to holding the Certified Wealth Strategist and Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor designations, Stovall received her Certificate in Financial Planning from Emory University and obtained her Certified Financial Planner and Accredited Trust and Fiduciary Advisor designations since joining CWM.
Stovall was also recently elected to the board for the Virginia Peninsula Estate Planning Council and currently serves on the Williamsburg Health Foundation Board of Trustees, where she is a member of the Finance Committee and Chairs the Grants Committee. In addition, Felicia serves as Secretary on her alma mater Presbyterian College’s Alumni Board of Directors, is Past President of the Rotary Club of the Historic Triangle, and previously served on the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic Board of Directors.
York County Unveils Video Series Spotlighting Area’s Businesses
York County’s Department of Economic & Tourism Development (ETD) has released a series videos that illustrate the “diverse benefits of York County” to current and prospective businesses, residents and visitors.
The “Discover York County” video series was crafted by ETD, in partnership with locally based Two Rivers Multimedia Solutions, the county said. “Told entirely from the perspective of eight existing business owners and executives, the videos invite viewers to explore the exceptional attributes of this historic community The series is composed of three distinct parts, each tailored to address a unique aspect of York County to the target audience.”
The “Discover York County” video series is available for viewing on the York County ETD website and social media channels. For more information about York County, Virginia, and to access the video series, visit YesYorkCounty.com.
Williamsburg Chapter, SAR News
James City County Repair Fair & Recycling Expo Set for Nov. 18
Registration is now open for the Annual Repair Fair & Recycling Expo hosted by the Clean County Commission on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Warhill High School.
The event will provide drive-thru recycling drop-off for plastic bags, glass, compost and tires, as well as donation acceptance of furniture, household goods, building materials, clothing and shoes. There will also be fixers indoors repairing lightly broken items and free shredding will be provided (maximum two bankers box/grocery store bags per person).
The event will help mend items such as jewelry, bikes, woodworking, small appliances, and items needing welding or sewing. To ensure that the proper tools and supplies are present, those planning to attend are requested to complete the Repairable Item Interest Form and provide a detailed description of the repair needed, including photos. Forms will be evaluated to determine which items can be repaired during the fair, and a confirmation email will be sent for selected items with further information.
The Clean County Commission is also seeking volunteers to help run the event and “Fixers” to help citizens repair their salvageable items. To volunteer, sign up online. Those with a skill — particularly sewing, jewelry repair, or computers — and interested in helping, should fill out the Fixer Interest Form. Selected Fixers will receive a monetary stipend of $75 for their time, as well as lunch. Tools and supplies will be available to use onsite.
This event is open to all James City County residents. No registration is required for outdoor recycling and donation drop-off. The event is free. Repairs must be registered in advance. The event hosts do not warrant any of the repairs, are not liable for any damage to or loss of property, and participation is at the risk of the participants.
Poquoson Public Library Holding Hello Neighbor Pizza Party for Blue Star Welcome Week
The Poquoson Public Library is hosting a Hello Neighbor! Pizza Party on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. for Blue Star Welcome Week. The library will be welcoming military and civilian families to attend the free event focused on welcoming new military families to the community.
The free pizza and ice cream dinner will be provided by Marcos Pizza ,and the Poquoson Kiwanis Club and the Poquoson Lions Club will be on hand to provide free vision screenings to youth. There will also be welcome packets with goodies for each military family and games and activities for kids, with a chance for families to get to know each other and build connections, the library said.