BugFest, SCORE Workshop, and Scholarships: News Briefs (May 11, 2022)

third Annual BugFest

BugFest is again! York County Mosquito Management, Public Library, and Parks & Recreation invite you to have fun bugs at its third Annual BugFest, 10 am to 2 pm Saturday, Might 14 at Grafton Center Faculty. View insect shows, hearken to bug info from native consultants, expertise bug talks, crafts, actions and extra. Bug-themed storytime begins at 11:10 am and 1:35 pm within the auditorium. Members embrace the Virginia Cooperative Extension Workplace, Grasp Gardeners, Grasp Naturalists, ODU Tick Crew, Colonial Beekeepers, and The Butterfly Society of Virginia. The Candy Frog Dessert Truck will likely be on-site with chilly treats obtainable for buy.

The Gweedo Memorial Basis is now accepting functions for 2 annual scholarships

Purposes are open for the annual Connor Gweedo Memorial Basis Scholarships. Two Annual Gweedo Scholarships are given out annually honoring Conner Guido, who died tragically at age 16 in an car crash on Oct. 26, 2019:

Gweedo Memorial Scholarship — An annual Gweedo Memorial Scholarship given out to a graduating senior annually in reminiscence of Guido. candidates ought to apply right here.
Gweedo Giving Scholarship — An annual $1000 Gweedo’s Giving Scholarship given out to a graduating senior annually in reminiscence of Conner Guido. candidates ought to apply right here.

SCORE Workshop: Enterprise Mannequin Canvas — A Instrument for Enterprise Planning

Williamsburg SCORE is providing a workshop on Saturday, Might 14, from 11th of September am: Enterprise Mannequin Canvas — A Instrument for Enterprise Planning. Offered by Dr. Jorge Yinat, individuals will discover ways to use the 9 fundamental constructing blocks within the Enterprise Mannequin Canvas to prepare ideas, validate concepts and create a blueprint for fulfillment:

  • buyer segments,
  • worth proposition for every section,
  • channels to achieve prospects,
  • buyer relations,
  • income streams,
  • key sources,
  • key actions you require to create worth,
  • key companions, and
  • the associated fee construction of the enterprise mannequin.

The workshop will present a chance for enterprise house owners and entrepreneurs to brainstorm their worth proposition and buyer segments in a classroom surroundings. The occasion takes place on the Larger Williamsburg Chamber & Alliance, 421 N. Boundary Avenue, Williamsburg and the associated fee is $15 with advance registration, $20 on the door.

Family Chemical/Laptop Recycling Collections Paper Shredding

The following VPPSA assortment occasion of the 12 months in York County will happen Sat, Might 14, from 8:00 am to midday on County Drive (off of Goodwin Neck Highway). Acceptable supplies are these sometimes present in a house surroundings, comparable to family upkeep and cleansing merchandise, paints, fuels, automotive chemical substances, and garden and backyard merchandise.

The next pc gadgets are additionally accepted at this occasion: Computer systems; Desktop and laptop computer computer systems, servers, pc displays, cell telephones, pc wiring, desktop printers together with multifunction printers or “All in Ones”, fax machines, and desktop photocopiers and scanners. Please observe that solely the pc listed gadgets will likely be accepted. Televisions are not accepted.

Along with the providers listed above, a shredding truck will likely be offered for residents to carry as much as 5 packing containers of paperwork to be shredded. Staple and paperclip elimination is just not crucial, nonetheless, binders, three-ring notebooks, accordion information and different steel objects will not be acceptable.

VPPSA will confirm metropolis or county of residence (proof of residency could also be required), and what supplies introduced. Residents are requested to stay of their automobiles, VPPSA employees will unload all supplies.

For extra info, contact the Waste Administration Middle at 757-890-3780 or at www.yorkcounty.gov/wastemanagement, and go to VPPSA.org for extra info on acceptable and unacceptable supplies.

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