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COVID-19 vaccines are an essential tool to help protect people from COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself and others is to follow CDC’s recommendations, including getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Visit www.lynchburgva.gov/covid-19-vaccination for more information and vaccine locations near you.
The public is cordially invited to join online or by phone for a virtual design public meeting on Thursday, October 14, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. regarding the US 501 and US 221 Intersection Improvement Project. The proposed improvements will alleviate existing traffic congestions and delay, enhance public safety and accommodate anticipated traffic increases as growth continues to expand in the surrounding area.
CANstruction Lynchburg is an annual canned food competition that benefits the Lynchburg area by providing much-needed food to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. In previous years, structures were designed and built using full cans of non-perishable food, and the cans were then donated.
This year, Lynchburg’s CANstruction 2021 competition is virtual! There are no cans to purchase - just donate money to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank!
Donations accepted September 13-24: https://www.brafb.org/canstruction/
International Peace Day Celebration
International Day of Peace is observed annually around the world on September 21. This year, Lynchburg Parks & Rec will host a variety of peaceful activities in Riverfront Park to honor this worldwide celebration. Tai Chi, Yoga, Kindness Rock painting and chalk art for peace are a few of the activities that can be enjoyed. This event is free, and registration not required.
TODAY! Tuesday, September 21, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Street closure information for the Amazing Mile Children's Run and the Virginia 10 Miler.
The Commonwealth of Virginia and the City of Lynchburg will hold a general election on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Any voter in the city may vote in the general election for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Commonwealth Attorney, Constitutional Officers and House of Delegates District 22 and District 23.
Voters have four options to vote in these elections. The Commonwealth and the City Registrar’s Office encourage voters to protect their health during the COVID-19 outbreak.