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Flaming Wok
1305 Seminole Trail (Rt. 29 North)
Charlottesville
434-974-6555
Lunch: Mon. - Sat. 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner: Mon. - Sat. 3 p.m. -11p.m.
Sunday dinner from noon – 10 p.m.
Many new restaurants have opened in the Charlottesville area and I have enjoyed quite a few. But there are some old standby’s that deserve a shout out and that is how I feel about the Flaming Wok.
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Annette Daly outside Effort Baptist Church on Rt. 53. Photo courtesy of Annette DalyRecently a friend of mine posted a picture of a new pair of jean shorts she had bought for her child’s back-to-school wardrobe. Later that day she was informed that the shorts were not appropriate on school grounds because they had ‘holes’ in them. In the current fashion industry we call that distressed, and this style is what is trendy right now. This got me thinking about dress codes and what we wear to church.
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This FlucoFinder column’s goal is to share with the community, information about the schools that is often missed by those who do not have students in school. Here you will find news of events and activities of public interest, with details and contact information, bringing readers a new awareness of the exciting things that are out there.
The Fluvanna School Board meets at 6:30 on the second Wednesday of the month in the School Board office. If you cannot attend watch it on Charlottesville public access channel 14 and Lake Monticello’s channel 977, the following week. Produced by the FCHS TV production group. Check channel news for times.
Fluvanna High School
• Oct. 17: There will be a community preview of “The Audition” by the FCHS Drama class in FCHS Auditorium at 7 p.m. The show will then go on to statewide VHSL competitions.
• Nov. 1: Homecoming parade, 6 p.m. beginning at Pleasant Grove. Community groups and school clubs are among those participating in the float competition. Organized by the Student Government Association (SGA) the parade expects to be better than ever. All are invited to watch them proceed along Rt. 53 to the high school. It will be followed by the Fluco football game and the crowning of the Homecoming court queen and king at halftime.
• Ongoing: The following varsity sports are well underway: cross country, football, golf, and lacrosse. Check flucoathletics.org for schedules, then come cheer them on. Replay of Fluco football games are shown on LM channel 977.
The walk of fame has begun. Come check it out at the entrance to the stadium. Buy a brick and be a part of history. For details contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Fluvanna Middle School
• Ongoing: The First Lego League (FLL) is currently recruiting within county schools. FLL is a robotics program for students 9 – 14 years old designed to excite them about science and technology
• Oct. 18: Friday Fun Day
• Now – Nov. 9: Attractions coupon books deadline has been extended and are still available.
More information about above activities is available at fluvannamiddleschoolpto.com
Carysbrook Elementary School
• Oct. 23: Papa John’s pizza night: 5:30 to 9 p.m. A percentage of the proceeds from sales benefit the school. Tell them you are participating in the Carysbrook promotion.
• Oct. 25: Fun Friday Movie day: 3 to 6 p.m. Hotel Transylvania
• Oct. 31: Pumpkin decorating contest. Judging by the PTO, prizes awarded in numerous categories.
• Nov. 19: Grandparents Day. Want to be a Grandparent for the day? Even if you don’t have a child at Carysbrook, lots of kids would love you to be their grandparent for lunch. A completed volunteer form, found at fluco.org, is required.
Central Elementary School
• Ongoing: Every year Central earns hundreds of dollars and free products through silent fundraisers. You can be part of it. Sign up or clip box tops and turn them in at the main office. Participants include; Campbell labels, Food Lion points, MyCokeRewards, Tyson labels, Target REDcard points , Giant awards and Papa Johns. Details at, centralelementarypto.digitalpto.com .
• Nov. 4: Central Mobile Dentist Visit, 8 am. To 3 p.m.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer assignments are presently being filled at the schools. If you are interested and have not been contacted contact either Volunteer Coordinator Sue Sheridan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Carleigh Wegner at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with FISH. They are working together to match up volunteers with teachers needs

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When did you start with the Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Department?
June 3, 2013
Where do you live?
I’ve lived in Albemarle County since 2011.
The sheriff mentioned you were retired and you had an interesting background. From where did you retire and tell me about your background, your training, special expertise or experience.
I am an honor graduate of Drury University, hold a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and am a member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda, the national honor society. I am a member of the national criminal justice honor society, Alpha Phi Sigma. Recently, I received my credentials as a Certified Homeland Protection Professional recognizing me as a professional in the field of homeland security.
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Annette Daly has decided to wear this outfit to her upcoming high school reunion. Photo courtesy of Annette DalyWhether this is your 10th or 50th high school reunion you are attending, it has surely crossed your mind on what you should wear.
We all know that we will be making comparisons on how we look with other classmates. If you want to walk in the room looking confident and feeling comfortable, then avoid these three mistakes.
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