This is your last chance this season to eat cake and ice cream for a great cause! Support the Independence Farmers Market THIS Sunday! from 2-5 pm on Courthouse Street. We close down the street for our Ice Cream Social Fundraiser and set up tents and chairs and have sidewalk chalk for artists of all[…]
Join us for as County administrator, Bill Shepley discusses Grayson County’s Future Initiatives. Shepley hopes to find solutions to energize the county as a whole. Efforts to address internet access, job creation, healthcare, businesses and other needs within the county are reflected in these initiatives. “I’ve been county administrator for the past year, and during[…]
July 29th, 2018 was a perfect day for the 2nd Annual LandCare Rocks the River Festival in Fries! With over 1,200 people in attendance throughout the day, great weather and awesome music, the event was a big success! Thanks to all of the volunteers who helped make it such a great event! We couldn’t have done[…]
Join us for our meeting Monday, September 17th at 7:00 pm, where Dr. Curtis Richardson, Professor of Resource Ecology Nicholas School of the Environment, Director, Duke University Wetland Center, will give a presentation titled: Stream & Wetland Restoration: The Key to Improving Water Quality and Habitat Diversity on your Land. Dr. Richardson owns property in Grayson County and has[…]
Save the Date for LandCare’s Annual Meeting, Dinner & Silent Auction October 15th! We are gearing up for another great silent “Service” auction this year! We need You!! Share your special skills and passions with the community! Please consider donating to the auction this year. Donation Ideas for Service Auction: Lessons in knitting or crochet Flower[…]
July 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Grayson LandCare office 108 Courthouse St Independence, VA Join us to learn about the life cycles of the butterflies with Ellen Reynolds from Beagle Ridge Herb Farm & Environmental Education Center. She will have live butterflies in addition to caterpillars, chrysalis, and eggs on display. Lots to see for[…]
LandCare Rocks the River is coming up and we are looking for some Volunteers to join in the fun! Help out for 3 hours and spend the rest of the day enjoying the music! We need help with parking, selling raffle tickets and hamburgers, kid’s activities, and set up/clean up. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information[…]
9am-1pm July 13th at the Independence Farmers Market Wellness Day features many local healthcare providers and offers free health screenings and activities for the community and vendors. Community partners include VDH, Twin County Hospital, In Total Health, Virginia Tech Family Nutrition, and more. Wellness Day began in 2015 in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health.