On December 3, a slew of volunteer bakers will descend on Champion Brewery in Charlottesville, loaded with dozens and dozens of scrumptious homemade holiday cookies for sale for our first-ever Cookies for a Cause fundraiser. Want in? Ha-ha -- we knew you would! Sunday, December 3 2:00 - 4:00 pm Champion Brewery 324 6th St … Continue reading Cookies for a Cause!
Once again, I waited until the last minute to clean up my garden for spring. Who knew spring would arrive in February? I looked under new offers for help, but I didn’t find anything. I posted a request, then I remembered that wonderful “Explore All Offers” index. Check it out here: https://hourworld.org/bank/SearchSvcCat.php?PR=Pro I sent a … Continue reading Explore All Offers!
Does anybody else get overwhelmed by the holidays? This is a great time for exchanges—the perfect time to help each other. Besides all the expectations of doing everything and being cheerful about it, we have the added stress of tiptoeing around current political issues while noshing with colleagues and family who we might not agree … Continue reading Holiday Help!
Fall was a little late this year, but it is definitely here now. My flowers are telling me it is time for some serious cleanup. Not sure why I put these gardening chores off the way I do. I used to love working in the garden by myself, but over the last few years I … Continue reading Fall Garden Cleanup
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When is something better than great? When you get twice the benefits! So you may or may not know that Twice is Nice Upscale Resale Boutique (TIN) receives (FABULOUS) donations of clothing, shoes, jewelry, and household items from generous community members. TIN takes the very best items and displays them in their beautiful little storefront … Continue reading Twice Is Nice joins Cville TimeBank!
I am currently writing from among a couple dozen unpacked cardboard boxes, a junky pile of miscellaneous items that currently make up my dining room, furniture that looks like it was arranged by a drunken crew of pirates, and – oh look! – a basket of clean, unfolded laundry. (Don’t ask me what’s in there. … Continue reading Moving Made Easier – through TimeBanking
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I sometimes get caught up in work and family and taking care of all the crap you have to take care of in life, and forget to reach out to people. And I absolutely HATE to ask for help. I joined the timebank because I thought it would be cool to get some of those … Continue reading Timebank = Community
I just found out about the search bar on the Cville Timebank web page (once you’ve signed in as a member). It is really awesome. Check it out. It searches: • Offers, • Requests, • Members, • Bios, • Messages • Help • and it is re-indexed nightly. So if I’m looking for, say, someone … Continue reading Check out the search bar, y’all!