Charlestowne Area Civic League
Objectives & Purpose
A. The purpose of this League shall be to encourage participation in all activities that have to do with the civic, social, and cultural betterment of the Charlestowne Area.
B. To uphold the principles of good government and take an active interest in the affairs concerning the Charlestowne Area and the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
C. To cooperate with the other organizations engaged in the furthering of civic affairs.
Charlestowne is composed of four subdivisions:
- Charlestowne East
- Charlestowne Lakes
- Charlestowne Woods
There is also a Charlestowne Lakes South, located a little farther down Centerville Turnpike, but it is not part of our Civic League. For more information concerning Charlestowne Lakes South, check out their website at http://clsouthcl.com.
Civic League News
Mark Your Calendars
- Community Yard Sale - October 18
- Civic League Meeting - November 11
- Holiday Decorating - November 29
- Share Your Light Night - December 13
The civic league has decided to sell 8" red poinsettias this year as our only fund raiser. Plants will be $15 and may be picked up after November 24. If interested in purchasing any, please contact Charlene Geiger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-2038. To purchase online, using PayPal, click on the button below.
City Council Candidates Forum Transcript
The Coalition of Concerned Citizens for Centerville has provided a transcript from the Oct. 9th Candidate Forum held at Atlantic Shores Baptist Church, so that you may better decide who to vote for in the City Council election on November 4th. Each candidate had the opportunity to respond to several questions asked by the coalition. Click HERE for the transcript of their answers.
Index of Questions relating to...
- Light Rail - p.2
- Arena - p. 11
- Centerville Rec Center - p.19
- Centerville Road Construction - p.26
- Ethics - p.33
- Economic Development - p.38
- Engagement of Constituency - p.48
- Closing Remarks - p.57
Walmart Neighborhood Market
Walmart is now open in our shopping center. Plus we also have a few other new stores, such as Wing King, Dickey's Barbecue and Party Palace. Come check them out!
Community Yard Sale
Our Community Yard Sale is scheduled for October 18. The civic league will take care of advertising. You do the rest in your own front yard. The garden club will be having their Fall Plant Sale on October 18. See the GARDEN page for more information.
Civic League Meeting
Our next civic league meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11, at Atlantic Shores Baptist Church, 7 pm. We will be voting on next year's slate of officers. The minutes from our last meeting are available on our MINUTES page.
Would you like to run an ad in our newsletter and support the civic league at the same time? We have decided to increase the size of our newsletter to allow for more news and more ads. Contact Mary Ann Milinazzo, if interested at (757) 479-1159.
Price of Ads:
- One line ad (70 characters max.): FREE to all members of the Charlestowne Area Civic League who are current with their dues
- Business card size ad: $100/year (Prorated at $80 for the remaining 4 issues of 2014)
- 3"x5" ad (approximate size): $200/year (Prorated at $160 for the remaining 4 issues of 2014)
The September 2014 issue of our Charlestowne Neighborhood Newsletter is available to view on the CIVIC LEAGUE/NEWSLETTER page.