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VC&NS - Upcoming EventsJun16Sat201811:00 AM JRBF – Start – Saturday June 16,... @ Lynchburg - Percival's IslandJRBF – Start – Saturday June 16,... @ Lynchburg - Percival's IslandJun 16 @ 11:00 AMThe Launch of the 33rd annual James River Batteau Festival in 2018 will be from Percival’s Island at 11:00 AM. View Percival’s Island – James River Batteau Festival in a larger mapShare with your Canal and Batteau Friends!
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VC&NS News – Recent Posts
- VCNS Board of Directors tour Richmond Pumphouse – April 14th, 2018. By Brian Coffield April 21, 2018
- Winner of the 50/50 Raffle July 14, 2017
- Response to Pledge Card July 14, 2017
- Rucker Landing signs dedicated during Amherst County’s Batteau Day – June 10, 2017 June 10, 2017
- VC&NS Fundraising – Krogers Reward Card April 11, 2017
- Cape Fear River Atlas – First Edition, 2016 March 11, 2017
- VC&NS New Publication: The Belle of Rose Isle, A model-maker’s case study of The Reverend Robert Rose’s Double Dug-Out Canoe. December 4, 2016
- Introducing our 2017 Fundraising Campaign – “Friends First” November 20, 2016
- Palmyra Lock Cleanup a Success November 14, 2016
- Great Bridge Heritage Festival a Success November 14, 2016
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We were able to sell $180.00 worth of Raffle Tickets during the start of the James River Batteau Festival in Lynchburg. Congratulations to our winner- Laura Mattson of Scottsville, VA Share with your Canal and Batteau Friends!
Since the Pledge Cards were sent out along with the Tiller we have been getting some returns. Here are just a few of our members who have Pledged: Mac Sammons – $1,000 Matched by Dr. Trout Phil DeVos – $500.00 … Continue reading
The VCNS annual conference in lynchburg continued Saturday night with dinner at the Depot Grill. The food and atmosphere was very good. After dinner everyone walked over to Amazement Square for the business meeting and desert. Amazement Square welcomed the … Continue reading
240 years of Poling …. and still going strong! Our VC&NS President, Gail Timberlake, encourages all members to “Come home to Lynchburg” this year! Special Feature of this year’s conference is the Swift Water Safety Training on the James. Click … Continue reading
The 2015 annual meeting of the Virginia Canals & Navigations Society was held at the old train station. The business meeting was held by outgoing President Brian Coffield. Gail Timberlake was elected the new President. Roger Nelson is the new … Continue reading
The Batteau “Fine Creek Mill” was parked by Ferndale Park beside the Appomattox River near Matoaca. The rain was getting stronger as the day went on, however, the Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) made the best of the … Continue reading
Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) presented a very nice slide show describing the many many awesome bridges, trails and parks they have been involved in. They have raised a lot of money from many donors and made many … Continue reading
The VC&NS Bylaws Committee has proposed the following document to be approved at the annual meeting of members. Please See the Full Document – CLICK HERE. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A PROPOSAL WHICH ALL MEMBERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO … Continue reading