The Cville Timebank is co-sponsoring a screening of The Economics of Happiness at Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar, 414 E. Main Street on Monday, April 14 at 7:00 pm. The Economics of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, an unholy alliance of governments and big business continues to promote globalization and … Continue reading The Economics of Happiness
Make plans to listen in when timebanking becomes the hot topic of discussion -- not once, but TWICE! Friday, March 28 9 - 10:00 a.m. Virginia Conversations Virginia Public Radio's May-Lily Lee will lead a discussion about timebanks in Virginia, and a special call-in guest will be none other than Edgar Cahn, the founder of TimeBanks USA! This … Continue reading TimeBank Discussions ON THE AIR
Here in Charlottesville, the Daily Progress ran an article about the Cville TimeBank's one year birthday. These are more than just "feel-good fluff" stories: members are getting things done, saving money, and building community -- one transaction at a time. Cville Timebank helps locals get something for nothing.
If you're not following us on Facebook (and it's okay if you're not), you are missing out on a regular stream of information - uplifting photos, humorous cartoons, and awesome articles about TimeBanking all over the world! I'm going to post the most recent articles here so that everyone can enjoy, Facebook or not! Value of Time - … Continue reading TimeBank Updates
I will make you a fresh loaf of bread every week for a month (4 loaves) delivered to a Cville city location or pickup downtown. These will be made out of fresh ground whole grains that still have all approx 26 of the nutrients available for your nourishment -- these nutrients start to oxidize and … Continue reading Cville TimeBank Auction Item: Homemade Bread for a Month!
I'm pretty crafty and have lots of fabulous gel pens in a variety of colors (including metallics and glitter). Just hand off your greeting card envelopes and a list of recipients and I will hand-address them all, like one of Santa's elves! -Cville TimeBank member Gwendolyn Gwendolyn loves calligraphy, painting and drawing. Between November 1 … Continue reading Cville TimeBank Auction Item: Addressing Holiday Cards
I think I have molasses in my DNA. I learned how to make gingerbread houses from my mother when I was a kid, and over the last 30 years, I've made over one hundred houses for my family, for gifts and for sale at craft shows. I will provide all the ingredients and equipment to … Continue reading Cville TimeBank Auction Item: Gingerbread Elf!
One-hour private hatha yoga session to address your specific needs or just use the hour for a guided practice. We will meet in my quiet, cozy studio on the downtown mall. -Cville TimeBank member Barbara Barbara has been teaching hatha yoga for 29 years. Her niche is working with women over 50 in a gentle, … Continue reading Cville TimeBank Auction Item: Private Yoga Session
Do you need an updated family photo for your holiday cards? Or perhaps you just want to freeze a particular moment in time. I'd love to spend some time with your family, capturing your laughter, smiles, and whatever else you happen to bring. -Cville TimeBank member Maggie Maggie has been a part-time freelance photographer for … Continue reading Cville TimeBank Auction Item: Family Photoshoot
One-on-one tutorial to make a pair of beautiful sterling silver dangle earrings (for pierced ears) using my extensive stash of artisan glass and silver beads -- your choice, your design! Come with an outfit in mind to accessorize, or just see how my stash might inspire you. Plan on about two hours, start to finish. … Continue reading Cville TimeBank Auction Item: Learn to make earrings!