Ongoing and Upcoming Initiatives: 2024 Lake Anna Summit

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Business, Featured, Lake Anna Info, Lake Anna Real Estate

Photo: Matt Custer and Lindsey McClellan The Lake Anna Summit, hosted by the Lake Anna Business Partnership, was a recent gathering aimed at fostering collaboration and sharing updates on projects in the Lake Anna area. Held on Tuesday, April 23rd from 3-5 pm, the summit featured 17 guest speakers who provided insights into ongoing and upcoming initiatives around Lake Anna. …

Locals Unveil ‘Artistry of Quilting’ at Louisa Arts Center this Friday

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LOUISA, VA – The Louisa Arts Center is set to host a captivating exhibition titled “Artistry of Quilting” by The Piecemakers, a Lake Monticello-based community of passionate quilters. The showcase promises an array of masterfully crafted quilts, ranging from traditional bed covers to stunning wall hangings and art quilts. GiGi Dodds, Show Coordinator for The Piecemakers, expressed her excitement, stating, …

2024 Easter Egg Hunt Roundup

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Easter is here! As the weekend approaches, families and friends around Lake Anna are gearing up for a weekend filled with colorful eggs, festive activities, and community gatherings. From traditional hunts to unique events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Let’s take a closer look at the exciting Easter egg hunt events happening around the Lake Anna area this year. …

Mineral Farmers’ Market to celebrate their Sweet 16 at the new ‘Whitlock Family Park’ on May 4th

Debbie MoonAll Articles, Community, Featured, Issue 107, Louisa, Louisa County, Mineral, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

When the Mineral Farmers’ Market opens for the summer season on Saturday, May 4, 2024, it will mark the first event at the new Whitlock Family Park. For the last 15 years, the Whitlock family has granted the use of their land along Louisa Avenue to the Mineral Farmer’s Market. Since then, the market has grown from 10 vendors to …

Battling Algae Blooms: The Fight for Ecological Balance

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Blue Green Algae isn’t algae, its Cyanobacteria, and it’s the primary culprit behind the Harmful Algae Bloom (HAB) problem at Lake Anna. These microscopic organisms possess the ability to produce toxins, posing risks to both humans and aquatic life. HAB occurrences in Lake Anna are not uniform across the entire lake but tend to concentrate in specific regions, particularly in …

Super Straley: A Legacy of Service and Leadership

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Community, Featured, Issue 107, Louisa, Louisa County, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

At the core of Louisa County Public Schools (LCPS) stands a figure whose dedication to education and community has shaped the lives of countless students and families for nearly three decades. Superintendent J. Douglas “Doug” Straley II is a cornerstone of leadership, inspiring everyone he touches with his commitment to the community. Having been honored as Region V Superintendent of …

Prepping for Impact: Navigating Potential Spring Storms

Michael EckertAll Articles, Featured, Issue 107, Lake Anna Weather, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

As Winter fades in the rearview mirror, we need to turn our attention to the upcoming season. In 2023 we actually had very little severe thunderstorm activity, due to the drought. So, what will 2024 bring?Usually, exiting an El Nino winter results in a slightly lower threat for severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, hail and strong winds. But, so far this …

Meet the Musician: John Hobbs and the Lake Dawgs

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Entertainment, Featured, Issue 107, Meet the Musician, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

John Hobbs discovered his love for music at a young age. Growing up in Sacramento, CA, Hobbs was born into a family that appreciated music. With a constant musical presence, it was almost destiny that he would find his rhythm behind the drum kit. Fast forward 56 years, and Hobbs’ beat still resonates – but here at Lake Anna, near …

Cutalong Corner: Springing Into Golf Season

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Featured, Issue 107, Sponsored, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

Warm weather, more extended daylight, and the “Master’s” Tournament mark the beginning of another year for the avid golfer. With each passing year comes the hope for a better than last year’s adventure out on the links. It will never happen by accident or divine intervention; it will only come with some practice and patience. So let me help you …