Tag: Get Involved – Volunteer

  • Nancy Lambert – 2014 Loving With Looms Winner

    Congratulations, Nancy! We could not do this without you. Our 2014 Loving with Looms Winner is … Nancy Lambert inspired her friends and family with her selfless giving through the group Knitting Together in Charlottesville. They united to nominate her for this humble award.  Read what they wrote and join us in congratulating this wonderful lady […]

  • Why Women Stopped Coding | Seems odd to me, but probably true!

    Why Women Stopped Coding | Seems odd to me, but probably true!

    I was very interested in the NPR article quoted below because it answers a question I have long pondered: Why aren’t there  more female programmers? During my 10 years as an IT professional, I never played computer games for very long. Why? Because there were so many things that I could learn about and build, so playing games […]

  • JABA – Volunteer Needs for November

    Current Volunteer Needs: We’re gearing up for Soup for Seniors, our annual food collection drive to benefit low income older adults in our community. Join our event’s team to help contact collection sites, drop off and pick up collection boxes. Commitment is periodic now through January. We need more friendly visitors. Bring cheer to a […]

  • Scratch is AWESOME! Jackson-Via Computer Club is off to a running start.

    Scratch is AWESOME!  Jackson-Via Computer Club is off to a running start.

    We had  such a fun and enthusiastic first meeting of our after-school JV Computer Club yesterday! In this meeting we began by reviewing the Scratch community guidelines, and then our eleven members chose their Scratch names: jvtoucan, jvkingrex, jvcool-j, jvpackers, jvsoccer, jvlighteningstrike, jvbre, jvstar, jvbaseball, jvmonkey, and jvkittie. We explored the Scratch interface. We learned how to put […]

  • Jackson-Via after-school Computer Club starts TODAY! Getting ready to start Scratching

    Jackson-Via after-school Computer Club starts TODAY!  Getting ready to start Scratching

    This is just the beginning.  We will soar to new heights as we enjoy the fun of computer coding!  Click the MsSuperK sprite to visit our Jackson-Via Computer Club Scratch Studio.

  • Gov. McAuliffe Declares October as TechTober – Calling all techies – C’mon get involved!

    We have so many techies in Cville! Hope many will  get involved in helping students learn about these rewarding careers! Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe Press Release … The Governor also announced the launch of “Mentors for Momentum,” a new program designed to connect businesses, organizations, educators and other professionals with students interested in studying and […]