A Short History on Earth Day: Bad things happened in 1970: Leisure suits, the beginning of disco, hippies discovering the papyrus typeface and, worst of all, seriously, the Beatles break-up. But one good day, Earth Day, was first celebrated that year. Learn more here.
30 in 30 Green Grants Program: Keep Virginia Beautiful’s Green Grants program funds groups looking to make their communities cleaner and greener with $500 and $1000 awards. The deadline to apply is April 30 and announcements are made in June. Learn more here.
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The month of May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Throughout the month, the impact of Asian Pacific Americans on Virginia's past, present, and future will be in the spotlight.
Do you know a noteworthy Asian Pacific Virginian (American from Virginia) that deserves the spotlight for their contributions to the community? Share their stories with us, and they may be featured on Virginia.gov.
For more information complete a brief form; only first names of nominators are published. Click the button below for more details.
The month of March was dedicated to honoring women's history in Virginia.
The month of February was dedicated to honoring Black Virginians.
There are many month celebratory months of Virginia's history ahead. Stay tuned...