Applications for Crisis Energy Assistance are being accepted

In a City of Winchester social post it was announced that applications for Crisis Energy Assistance are being accepted.

Energy emergencies are described as homes with no heat, or at a point of no heating or primary heating facing termination or not working.

The applications will be accepted by the Winchester Social Services Department Office on Baker Street Winchester until Mar. 15.

You can contact commonhelp.virginia.gov or call (855) 635-4370 for additional information and applications.

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Berryville offers funds for housing assistance

Berryville announced through an email that it’s implementation plan for the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 will provide funds for housing.

A $40,000 grant will provide non-profit organizations the opportunity to deliver housing assistance to low income homeowners.

Berryville will take applications from organizations looking to improve owner occupied housing through Feb. 24.

Specific questions about the funds and applications must be submitted by Feb. 8.

Applications and additional information is available at berryvilleva.gov.

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Applications for Mail in ballots are due today 10/22 for the Nov. 2 election

Those wishing to vote by mail in the November 2 election have until 5 p.m. today Oct. 22 to request a ballot.

The Virginia board of elections reminds voters that they can apply for an absentee ballot at the Department of Elections’ Citizen Portal or download a paper application and submit it to your local Voter Registration Office.

Applications received after today Oct. 22 cannot be accepted.

Find out more on absentee, early voting, check on your status or change your status at vote.elections.virginia.gov.

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SVEC Youth Tour will be held this summer

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Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s (SVEC) Youth Tour is a chance for young school students to meet legislators tour historical sites and more.

The opportunity is open to high school juniors in the SVEC service area.

The Youth Tour is July 28 through the 30 and includes a Busch Gardens visit, river tour and NASA tour.

Applications can be accessed here and must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Fri. May 28.

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Shenandoah 4-H offers scholarship

4-H day camp in a box

Shenandoah County 4-H past and present Future Farmers of America (FFA) members are eligible for a scholarship.

The scholarship is 4-H Dairy Club endowed and meant to further education.

Preference is given to candidates who have dairy experience but any area of study will qualify.

Applications are available from school guidance departments, FFA advisors or the Shenandoah County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Applications must be submitted by May 15.

More information and applications are available here or by calling (540) 459-6140.

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LFCC offers new degree in Physical Therapy

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A new Associate of Applied Science, Physical Therapist’s Assistant (PTA) degree is being offered.

The program will be offered at the Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Luray-Page County center.

Applications for the degree are being accepted until May 15.

PTAs work with with patients of all ages in hospitals, long-term care facilities making a possible medium income of more than $60,000 a year.

A virtual information session on the program will be held Tue. Apr. 27 at 5:30 you can find out more at lfcc.edu/PTA.

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A talk with UWNSV about funds that expire soon

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We learned yesterday the United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (UWNSV) has expanded it’s reach to include Clarke and Shenandoah Counties.

Funding includes $60,000 for the two counties to use toward food and shelter providers.

The opportunity to take advantage of the funding expires Apr. 30.

We spoke with UWNSV Director of Marketing and Outreach Elise Stinedolinar about the change for UWNSV.

She spoke on the urgency in applying because if the money is not used it is lost.

Here is Elise’s interview.

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FEMA offers assistance with COVID-19 Funerals

To help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has begun to accept applications for assistance with funeral expenses.

If death occurred after Jan. 20, 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.

Funeral assistance may be available by calling 800-462-7585 Mon. through Fri. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m..

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LFCC announces the G3 program

luray-page county center

Lord Fairfax Community College announced that Governor Northam’s G3 program will be available starting July 1.

Certain students enrolled in high demand fields in Virginia at LFCC may qualify for tuition assistance.

The assistance is available through the Virginia Governor’s Get Skills, Get a Job, Give Back Program.

More information on the G3 opportunity at LFCC is available at lfcc.edu/g3.

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UWNSV administers $60K for Clarke and Shenandoah Counties

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The United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley is now administering a total of $60,000 in emergency food and shelter money to Clarke and Shenandoah Counties.

The funds are immediately available by local grants to eligible agencies through the National Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

The United Way of NSV is accepting applications for Clarke and Shenandoah Counties through April 30.

You can visit unitedwaynsv.org for an application and more information.

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