Press Releases

Our dedication to products that reach out to local readers extends well into our commitment to our community. In addition to sharing the stories of inspiring locals who are making a difference through their volunteerism and work, we are also pleased to be able to sponsor and support many area events and charities serving our family of readers. Take a ride in our virtual time machine by reading a summary of our press releases over the years.

2016

CharlottesvilleFamily’s 2017 Fun Fair & Camp Expo Set for February 12

Charlottesville Wine & Country Available in Harris Teeter & Wegmans Locations

Book Three of Charlottesville Wine & Country Living Released

CharlottesvilleFamily’s 1st Halloween Hoopla

CharlottesvilleFamily and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Cake Contest

Charlottesville Wine & Country Weddings Volume 2

Bumble’s Go-To Adventure Giveaways for 2016

Charlottesville Wine & Country Living Releases Book Two

Parenting Media Association Awards Top Honors To CharlottesvilleFamily

CharlottesvilleFamily’s 2016 Fun Fair & Camp Expo This Sunday

2015

Introducing CharlottesvilleFamily’s Bloom Magazine

New Charlottesville Wedding Art Book Unveiled by Ivy Publications

A Year of Giving by Ivy Publications Supports Area Non-Profits

CharlottesvilleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo Set for February 15, 2015

2014

Healthy Living Directory Launches New Look at the Eco Fair

CharlottesvilleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo set for Feb. 16

New Wedding Art Book from Local Publishers

Editorial Intern Position Created at Ivy Publications

2013

Healthy Living Directory Has New Publishers

Get Healthy & Active at Brand New Festival

New Customizable Wedding Planning E-newsletter

New Columns for CharlottesvilleFamily!

CharlottesvilleFamily Celebrates 15 Years

New Year, New Features!

CharlottesvilleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo set for Feb. 10

2012

Locally Charlottesville Partners with Buy Fresh Buy Local

Getting the Most Out of Your Advertising Dollars

Locally Charlottesville Goes Quarterly!

Fresh New Name, Same Great Content

2011

AlbemarleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo

Ivy Publications Wins CAAR Award!

AlbemarleFamily Magazine Wins Big at the Parenting Publications of America Awards

AlbemarleFamily Magazine Launches New Semi-Annual Directories

Charlottesville Welcome Book and AlbemarleFamily Magazine Gave Over $80,000 to Local Arts and Charities

Ivy Publications Debuts its New Directory Series: Locally Charlottesville

Locally Charlottesville, Home Directory Debuts from Ivy Publications

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, Recognizes Ivy Publications with the 2011 Public Relations Award

AlbemarleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo Sunday, March 11, 2012, 10am-3pm at the Doubletree Hotel

Locally Charlottesville Announces LocallyMolly for Entrepreneurial Women

Locally Charlottesville Women’s Directory Debuts from Ivy Publications

Introducing the Charlottesville Welcome Book’s Wedding Directory

New, Engaging Digital Reader Increases User Experience

Celebrate 250 with Charlottesville and Ivy Publications

2010

Wine & Dine Jefferson Style in The Charlottesville Welcome Book Getaway Sweepstakes

AlbemarleFamily Living Announces afVillage

Expanded Website for the Charlottesville Welcome Book

Charlottesville Families Are Earning More

2009

Introducing the Charlottesville Welcome Book from Ivy Publications

AlbemarleFamily Living Magazine is Winner of National Design and Editorial Awards

Ivy Publications Sponsors “Dawn to Dusk” Exhibit on Downtown Mall

Ivy Publications Announces AlbemarleFamily Favorites Contest

2008

Charlottesville’s Insider Guide to over 400 Family-Tested Outings AlbemarleFamily’s Let’s Go! Guide To Be Released March 2, 2008

2007

Mothers’ Need for Information Fuels Growth of Charlottesville Company

AlbemarleFamily Magazine is Winner of Three National Design and Editorial Awards

AlbemarleFamily Magazine and UVa Announce the 2007 Mom Expo

Over One Million Hits And Counting!

2006

AlbemarleFamily Hosts Barnum & Bailey Circus Event

2005

Disney on Ice and AlbemarleFamily Partner for Family Fun

AF Fun Fair & Camp Expo! Coming February 6!

AlbemarleFamily Education Counts! Check Presented to Murray Elementary

National Publishing Award Presented to AlbemarleFamily

AF Summer Family Fun Pass is Here!

AlbemarleFamily Introduces New Mascot

AlbemarleFamily Parenting Speaker Event 2005 Announced

PPA Readership Survey Illustrates the Benefits of Advertising in Parenting Publications

2004

AlbemarleKids Web Site and Complimentary Print Publications Announce Their New Name, AlbemarleFamily

PPA Announces Local Winner of 2003 Editorial and Design Awards for Leading Parenting Publications

Virginia Piedmont Technology Council Honors AlbemarleFamily

AlbemarleFamily Announces Expansion

2003

UVA Award Presented to AlbemarleKids

AlbemarleKids Joins Parenting Publications of America

AlbemarleKids Wins Coveted Children’s Media Award for Second Year In A Row

2002

New Local Short Story Series by AlbemarleKids Debuts at Virginia Festival of the Book

AlbemarleKids Wins Coveted Children’s Media Award from Parent’s Guide

AlbemarleKids and United Way Bring Third Annual National Family Volunteer Day to Charlottesville

2001

AlbemarleKids to Carry on the Work of CvilleKid.com

Peter D. Bethke, Author of Corral Methodology and Developer of AlbemarleKids.com to Speak at LassoSummit 2001

The Loving Quilt: An AlbemarleKids Care Exhibit celebrating 100 years of the Junior League and community volunteerism

10,000 A Month And Counting!

2000

A Harry Potter Inspired Hippogriff, the Newest AlbemarleKids Care Exhibit

Premiere of Companion Print Publication, Special Edition

AlbemarleKids Care Art Exhibit: “The New Hope Millennium Project”

1998

Just In Time for Summer….