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Taxes Due, Networking Lunch and More: News Briefs (June 19, 2022)

HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Catch up on some important news and notes in brief from in and around the Historic Triangle.

Gregory Storer (LeadingAge Virginia)

LeadingAge Virginia announces Gregory Storer as its next Board of Directors Chair

LeadingAge Virginia, an association of not-for-profit aging services providers in Virginia, recently announced Gregory Storer will become the association’s next Board of Directors Chair July 1. Storer is the current board’s vice chair and is also president and CEO of Williamsburg Landing life plan community. Storer joined LeadingAge Virginia’s board in 2018 and served as the co-chair of their Middle Market Cabinet from 2019-20; the cabinet produced the association’s Middle Market Playbook, which serves as a model for serving middle income seniors. LeadingAge Virginia serves residents and clients across the senior care continuum including life plan/continuing care communities, senior housing, assisted living, nursing homes, adult day centers, and home and community-based services. For more information, visit leadingagevirginia.org.

York County Treasurer’s Office Reminder of Upcoming Tax Due Date 

The York County Treasurer’s Office is reminding residents all taxes are due on June 25. Payments will be accepted through Monday, June 27 and considered on time. Beginning Tuesday, June 28, there a 2% late penalty will be incurred. For personal property tax, the 2% penalty has been extended through September 30, delaying the increase to 10% until after that date.

JCC DMV Select Offices to Open at 10 a.m. June 22

James City County’s two DMV Select Offices located at the Treasurer’s Office (101-B Mounts Bay Road) and the Satellite Services Office (3127 Forge Road) will open at 10 a.m. on June 22. The delayed opening is needed for staff to complete a required semi-annual audit of all inventory. The Treasurer’s Office and the Satellite Services Office are not affected and will open to the public at 8 a.m. to process any County transactions. For more information, visit jamescitycountyva.gov/384/Treasurer or call 757-253-6705

Neighborhoods Invited to Join Police for National Night Out

James City County neighborhoods are invited to join forces with police and thousands of communities nationwide August 2 for the Annual National Night Out. National Night Out heightens crime and drug prevention awareness; generates support for local anti-crime efforts; strengthens neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and sends a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. During the evening, residents throughout the county are asked to lock their doors, turn on porch lights and spend the evening outdoors with neighbors and police. Many neighborhoods plan block parties, cookouts and visits from County Police and McGruff the Crime Dog. To arrange for county officers to attend a community event, contact Senior Police Officer Shenee Graham at 757-603-6025 or via email at shenee.graham@jamescitycountyva.gov or Master Officer Brandon Frantz at 757-603-6023 or via email at brandon.frantz@jamescitycountyva.gov by July 8. For more information about National Night Out, visit the National Association of Town Watch at natw.org.

ASPIRE Young Professionals Networking Lunch at Le Yaca

The ASPIRE Young Professionals are hosting a networking lunch at Le Yaca French Restaurant on Tuesday, June 28 at noon. Young professionals age 21-39 are invited to join the lunch for good food and good conversation. Tickets are $15, which covers the cost of lunch and gratuity. There are only 16 seats available for the event, and attendees must register in advance.

JCC’s Housing Office to Host 2022 Rental Fair

James City County’s Housing Office will host a 2022 Rental Fair on June 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the JCC Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Road. The event is for landlords and tenants, and will provide information about resources and services available to assist with housing needs including rent, utilities, employment, education and legal aid.

The Fair will include information on:

  • Fair Housing
  • COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Tenants
  • Rental Laws for Landlords & Tenants
  • Connecting Tenants to Housing Resources

Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required. For more information, call JCC Housing at 757-259-5340.

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