December 17, 2021
A publication by Gloucester's Department of Community Engagement and Public Information
Where's the Best Place to Look out for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve?

Check out this pretty neat graphic our GIS Department created using tree cover to perform the analysis!

Gloucester's Commemorative Historical Ornament for 2021

It's finally here... The 2021 Commemorative Historical Ornament, featuring Rosewell, is now available at the following Gloucester locations: Visitor Center, Museum of History, Treasurer's Office, and the Library (both branches). The cost is $18.00 and supplies are limited so hurry and get yours before they are gone!
Daffodil Festival Vendor Applications Now Online

All vendor & food vendor applications are now online for the Spring 2022 Daffodil Festival! A full scale festival is being planned for 2022 with no limits on vendors or participants. We hope to see all of our past vendors and hopefully some new faces as well! Help us get the word out to everyone you may know!

Free Public Wi-Fi Coming to Gloucester Main Street

Gloucester County, in partnership with Open Broadband, LLC will be providing free downtown public Wi-Fi on Main Street between Justice Drive and John Clayton Memorial Highway soon. To visit the map of where the service will be provided, click here.

Be on the lookout for more information to come!
Elf on the Shelf Visits Library

Main Library & Point Branch
Monday - Saturday
December 13 - December 22
During regular business hours

Find the Elf and receive a Sweet Treat. Every night he hides in a new location. Come back and visit again!

For more information call 804-693-2998.

Community Services Board Offers Training Opportunities

The Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board is offering the following training opportunities in the coming weeks:
  • Adult Mental Health First Aid Virtual Training, Dec. 28-29, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To register, click here.
  • Children First Co-Parenting Virtual Classes, Dec. 16, 4-8 p.m.; Jan. 22, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Feb. 26, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and March 19, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. To register, call 804-642-5402 or e-mail
  • ACE Interface Virtual Training (Adverse Childhood Experiences): Jan. 5, 12-1 p.m. To register, click here.
  • Question, Persuade & Refer (Suicide Prevention Training): Jan. 26, 12-1 p.m. To register, click here.

For more information on any of these programs, call 804-642-5402 or e-mail
Replayed Post on Money, Health, and Other Things!
Over the next few weeks, the Virginia Cooperative Extension will revisit some of its past posts on Diversity and Inclusion! This week they will discuss inclusive communication. To tune in, visit here.
Gloucester County is recruiting for various positions!

For more information, to apply, and review full job descriptions, please visit
Have a community event coming up? Consider listing it in The Bee Line Events Calendar!

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