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Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Fun Run – Nov. 18, 2017 at Sweet Briar College


The Advisory Committee of Nelson County Community Fund
held a donor reception with Wine, Cider and Cheese
on Thursday, October 26, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
at the Blue Toad Cidery at High View Farm
462 Winery Lane, Roseland, VA 22967

We are grateful to Todd Rath and the Blue Toad Cidery for hosting this event to recognize those who have given generously to the Nelson County Community Fund over the past year.

Click here for directions to the Blue Toad Cidery.

The Blue Toad Cidery website is


The Last Blast of Summer

Co-Sponsored by Nelson County Community Fund and Rockfish Valley Community Center
September 10, 2017
at RVCC’s Blue Mt. Pavilion

Advisory Committee members Donna McCurdy (left) and Sue Love (right) pinch hit as bartenders.

Unity in Community volunteers help Advisory Committee member Carole Saunders with the bake sale.

Stu Mills,RVCC executive director, Scott Duncan, and Frank McCurdy grilled burgers and hot dogs.

Dave Francis, Central District School Board candidate for reelection, waits to be dunked in the dunk tank.

Many thanks to our sponsors who helped to make this event possible:
Blue Mt. Brewery, PowerPlay Charlottesville, Veritas Winery, Tiger Fuel, Blue Ridge IGA, Rockfish Gap Country Store, and Rockin’ Ice CreamScoops


Be Thankful 5 K Supports Nelson County Community Fund

On Friday, November 25, 306 runners and walkers (some with dogs with or without costumes) participated in the Be Thankful 5 K, which was held on the trails of Rockfish Valley Foundation. The annual event was sponsored by Wintergreen Resort and Bold Rock Cidery. The entire net proceeds of the event – $3,379 – were donated to Nelson County Community Fund to support the work of area nonprofits which serve the people of Nelson County. The Advisory Committee of NCCF is thankful to Wintergreen Resort and Bold Rock Cidery and all of the participants for this wonderful gift! Pictured below at the check presentation are (left to right) Lindsay Dorrier of Bold Rock Cidery; Sue Love and Donna McCurdy, Advisory Committee members; Jane Francis, co-chair; Hank Thiess, Wintergreen Resort General Manager; Rudy Strickland, Events Manager for Wintergreen Resorts; Ika Joiner and Joe Steele, Treasurer, Advisory Committee.