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Appomattox River Festival – 2018 – By Brian Coffield.

The 4thannual Appomattox Riverfest was held on April 28, 2018 at Appomattox Riverside Park in Dinwiddie County. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR).  This event brings together state and local agencies and volunteer … Continue reading

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    Swiftwater Rescue Class to be held during the VC&NS Annual Conference Weekend, April, 23, 2016.

    On Saturday April 23, 2016 The James River Batteau Festival will be represented by Chairman Andrew Shaw. A Swiftwater Rescue Class will be held near Lynchburg, VA led by Andrew and others. Many Batteau groups will be attending for hands … Continue reading

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      Rivanna History Day – March 26th, 2016

      VC&NS Past President, Mr. Brian Coffield would like to invite everyone to come and see the wonderful exhibits for the Rivanna History Day at Pleasant Grove, in Fluvanna, County, Virginia. Click here to download full size flyer that you may … Continue reading

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        The batteau Mary Marshall Runs the New River Gorge Successfully!

        The following article is reposted in the public interest and is from: The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia May 24, 2012 Group navigates New River in batteau boat By C.V. Moore Register-Herald Reporter LANSING — It was an old-timey day on … Continue reading

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