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Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce President Jim Bogden spoke at the Business After Hours event. Troy and Evelyn Boor are expanding their business into a new building in Troy that will be completed by October, according to the Boors.
The Boors own a Rainbow International franchise.

They also opened an office in the Shenandoah Valley. They are excited with the success of their business and celebrated at a recent Business After Hours, sponsored by the Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce.

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Coach Michele Caron (left) and her assistants brief the Sharks.The Lake Monticello Swim Team defeated the Key West Swim Club by a score of 378-306 on Wednesday (July 18). The meet was held at the Key West neighborhood pool. First year head coach, Michelle Caron said that her team of over 100 youth swimmers has not lost a meet this year, and this was the team’s sixth and final swim meet of the regular season.

Caron, who is a rising junior and varsity swimmer at Bridgewater University, is well known for her swimming prowess. She won the Lake Monticello Fourth of July lake swim repeatedly while she was swimming for the Flucos.

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New directors

They seem happy to be here.

County Administrator Steve Nichols picked an enthusiastic, positive bunch to help him guide Fluvanna into the future.

The starting line up: Barbara Horlacher, finance; Jason Smith, parks and recreation; Gail Parrish, human resources; Wayne Stephens, public works; Allyson Finchum, planning.

 

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Fork Union Drive-InLast summer, the Fork Union Drive-In had a regular season with double feature showings of the latest movies every weekend night. But this year, both the screen and the public remain in the dark.

“I really don’t know what’s going on,” said Mary Cook, who lives across the street from the drive-in. “When my grandkids come we go two or three times a year. I know it would be greatly missed.” Add a comment

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Jan Hall, Harold and Judy Sheets garden to provide fresh produce for Fluvanna’s hungry.Community gardenEven during these scorching hot summer days you can find dedicated gardeners working to provide food for themselves and Fluvanna’s hungry.
The Plant a Row program at the Pleasant Grove Community Gardens started in 2009 and continues to grow like the pole beans and sweet potatoes planted in its soil. Not only do individual gardeners plant one row to donate to the hungry, Fluvanna Master Gardeners have 11 plots where they grow vegetables for that purpose. So far, hundreds of volunteer hours have produced thousands of pounds of food donated to the Monticello Area Community Action Agency (MACAA) Foodbank at Carysbrook, said Joan Farren, master gardener.

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