Winner of the 50/50 Raffle

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

Response to Pledge Card

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 Jim Pharr – $100.00 Thomas Fisher III -$100.00 Daniel Monahan – $50.00 Benjamin Stoppe –… Continue reading Response to Pledge Card

VCNS 2016 Annual Conference a great success Saturday Night in Lynchburg

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 VCNS and we held the meeting on the fourth floor. Gail Timberlake opened the meeting… Continue reading VCNS 2016 Annual Conference a great success Saturday Night in Lynchburg

VCNS 2015 Annual Meeting held at the Old Train Station in Petersburg

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 Vice President. The revised Bylaws passed. The food was catered by Karen Murphy and was… Continue reading VCNS 2015 Annual Meeting held at the Old Train Station in Petersburg

Ferndale Park by the Appomattox River – 2015 Annual Conference Weekend event:

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 situation. FOLAR had food vendors and many different river groups set up beside the pond… Continue reading Ferndale Park by the Appomattox River – 2015 Annual Conference Weekend event:

VCNS 2015 Annual Conference Kicks off at the Petersburg Train Station

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 improvements to a bunch of locations along the river. VERY impressive! Saturday we will meet… Continue reading VCNS 2015 Annual Conference Kicks off at the Petersburg Train Station

VC&NS Constitution & Bylaws Committee Proposed New Bylaws:

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 VOTE ON BEFORE TAKING EFFECT.  YOU WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON VOTING WITH YOUR SPRING CONFERENCE/ANNUAL… Continue reading VC&NS Constitution & Bylaws Committee Proposed New Bylaws: