• Twice Is Nice is looking for volunteers

    Twice Is Nice, an upscale resale shop that benefits JABA’s Mountainside Senior Living, is looking for some good volunteers. Contact Marguerite David for more information at mdavid@jabacares.org or 817.5229. Twice Is Nice is a 501(c)(3) thrift store selling boutique-quality fashions, accessories, jewelry, gifts, home wares, and more. Located in Preston Plaza on Preston Avenue near […]

  • Aging 101: Improving Your Fiscal Health

    Karin Bonding, Finance Professor at the U.Va. McIntire School of Commerce, will discuss “Improving Your Fiscal Health” at the Institute on Aging’s next “Aging 101.” The lecture takes place on April 20 at 3:00 at the Doubletree Hotel Charlottesville. Professor Bonding, Chartered Financial Analyst, will address the need for advance planning.  She stresses the importance […]

  • Ready to get out in this beautiful spring weather? JABA has some suggestions:

    Greetings and Happy Spring! We are looking for volunteers for these key positions: To assist with the Census at our community centers on the following dates: Greene County Community Center: March 23 Mary Williams Community Center March 25 Keswick Community Center: March 25 Esmont, Fluvanna and Nelson County Community Centers March 30 Scottsville Community Center: […]

  • Charlottesville/Albemarle Volunteer Opportunities

    Jefferson-Madison Regional Library Volunteers for the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale: April 3 – 11, 2010.  The money made at the sale helps support ALL of the library programs — kids, teens and adults.  For more information contact the Friends of the Library at 977.8467 or info@jmrlfriends.org Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle (LVCA) Volunteers […]

  • Charlottesville City Schools – Now is the time to get involved!

    This morning I read with interest the article in the Charlottesville Daily Progress about the hard choices that the Charlottesville School Board must make in these challenging times of dwindling revenues. As a volunteer at Jackson-Via Elementary School, I noticed especially the quote below. If you decide to spend some volunteer time in the schools, […]

  • Geezer crusade? – Well, anyway, JABA leads the way!

    Whatever you want to call it, JABA is doing a wonderful job of planning for the future. I  am especially appreciative of steps to expand opportunities for intergenerational initiatives in public facilities,  e.g., JABA FISH at Jackson-Via. From Charlottesville, VA: JABA, an Area Agency on Aging, Advances a Better Future for All Ages In his […]