Town Crier
February 26, 2020
Spring 2020 Beehive available online

Want to know all of the news and activities going on in Gloucester this Spring? Click on the image below to read the latest edition of The Beehive online!
Educational Foundation Run/Walk
The Gloucester County Public Schools Educational Foundation, along with Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management, invite the public to their 3K & 8K Run/Walk on Saturday , March 7, at Gloucester High School. Participants can sign up online until March 4 at 11:59 p.m. ( https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Gloucester/GloucesterCountyEducationalFoundation8KRun3KWalk4thAnnual )   or on race day.

For more information, visit:  https://gets.gc.k12.va.us/gcps-educational-foundation  or contact Carol Dehoux at (804) 693-1425 or  cdehoux@gc.k12.va.us .  
Gloucester Educational Foundation’s Gloria Williams, Chesapeake Bank’s Emma Barker, Gloucester Educational Foundation’s Sharon Stone, Chesapeake Bank’s Melissa Crawford and Gloucester Educational Foundation’s Mike Jenkins are shown with the signs advertising the Gloucester Educational Foundation’s 3K & 8K Run/Walk on Saturday, Mar. 7, at Gloucester High School.
 

Organ concert at Abingdon

 
Abingdon Episcopal Church, on Route 17 in White Marsh, will be hosting Benjamin Sheen from England in the 4th concert this season in the Arts at Abingdon Series. The concert is scheduled for Friday March 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the church. Admission is free but a free-will offering will be accepted.
 
Benjamin Sheen, newly appointed sub-organist at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford, England, is one of the UK’s brightest young organists. Hailed as ‘brilliant' by the New York Times, he is the 2013 winner of the Pierre S. du Pont First Prize in the inaugural Longwood Gardens Organ Competition and received Second Prize and the Jon Laukvik prize at the St. Alban’s International Organ Competition 2013.

After seven years in New York City as Associate Organist at Saint Thomas Church in New York City, Mr. Sheen has accepted the post of Sub-Organist at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford, UK beginning January 2020.

Ben began his musical career as a chorister for six years at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, under the direction of John Scott, during which time he gained a music scholarship to Eton College. He holds degrees from the University of Oxford and the Juilliard School and is also a prize-winning Fellow of the Royal College of Organists and the 2011 recipient of the Silver Medal from the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
Click on The Beeline link above for activities in Gloucester county
Gloucester County is currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Administrative Assistant for Community Engagement and Public Information

  • Permit Technician I, II or Senior (Inspections)

  • Assistant Director of Utilities

Please visit our website for the complete job posting, job description and to apply.

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