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Goodbye to Miners

As we prepare to christen our new MECC facility with a week long celebration in September, we must say “goodbye” to the Miners Memorial Building.  The last hockey games were played after the long Covid restrictions were lifted, the last figure skating show was in April and the public was invited for the “Final Skate”. …

First Thursdays QC- Art Crawl

    The Virginia Community Foundation celebrates the First Thursday’s and has features artists; Michelle Lexvold, Jon Savtos as well as displays by Spencer Hahne.  The downtown was buzzing with live music outside of “Loonies Coffee Shop, as well as other businesses featured treats and refreshments. This new art walk event happens on the first…

MECC Tour

Recently the Board of Directors were asked to take a tour of the new MECC -Miners Event & Convention Center- along with DSGW architects and other community volunteers. The project is set to be completed in September with a week-long celebration of tours, events etc.  The facility is amazing and the community has so much…

VCF presents final funds from OPFF to City of Virginia

  At year-end in 2019, the Virginia Community Foundation board of directors voted to sunset the Olcott Park Fountain Restoration Fund and to turn over remaining funds to the City of Virginia.  The fund was created in 2015 for the purpose of supporting the City of Virginia and the Olcott Park Fountain Restoration Committee in…