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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:

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

Civic League Meeting

Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 11, at 7 pm. Due to the city requiring us to purchase insurance in order to use the high school, we have found another location. Beginning in March we will now be holding our meetings at Atlantic Shores Baptist Church (corner of Centerville & Kempsville), in their Fellowship Hall. The entrance is on Centerville Turnpike and has a slanted driveway up to the door. Look for a Civic League sign on the door. We hope to get Patrick Gallagher, the new police captain of our 4th precinct, to come speak to us at this meeting. We will also be voting on the proposed 2014 budget.

Proposed 2014 Budget

Current Balance$3,000
Rental Fees250
CCO Dues & Banquet100
Beautification: Landscaping
at Signs & Medians
Charitable Contributions100
Notification Signs (for Events)150
Neighborhood Clean-Up Supplies   50
Neighborhood Watch200
Annual Picnic300
Yard Sale (advertisements)100
Share Your Light Night200
New Project Fund100
Sunshine Fund100

Community Yard Sale

It won't be long until our Community Yard Sale on April 5 & 12. You may want to start looking through your things to see if you have anything you don't use any more and would like to sell. The civic league will take care of advertising. You do the rest at your place. During the second weekend of the sale (April 12-13), the Charlestowne Garden Club will be hosting a Spring Plant Sale at the corner of Blue Knob Rd. & Hidden Valley, one block from Legare. This will be a fund-raiser for our Butterfly Garden planned for Charlestowne East Park.

Neighborhood Clean-Up Day

Take pride in our neighborhood and help clean it up! Our next Neighborhood Clean-Up Day is Saturday, April 26. Please join the work crew at the dead-end of Beaufain at 9:00 am to help pick up trash. Bring your work gloves; trash bags & picks will be provided.

Newsletter Ads

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:


If you would like to receive a paperless copy of the newsletter, please email Charlene Geiger at cgeiger7@verizon.net. The civic league will place your address on the paperless newsletter list. You will not receive any other emails - it will only be used to deliver the newsletter.

The March 2014 issue of our Charlestowne Neighborhood Newsletter is available to view on the CIVIC LEAGUE/NEWSLETTER page.

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