This month, we chat with Dr. Walter Clemons, Superintendent of Gloucester County Public Schools. In this episode, Dr. Clemons addresses important topics regarding the upcoming school year, timely information how the pandemic is still impacting the school system and some things to look forward to as the start of school draws near.
This month, we feature Katey Legg, Gloucester's Parks, Recreation and Tourism Director, speaking about what makes our parks special - as well as plans for future programming.
We also feature Tara Thomas, County Treasurer, discussing the challenges with the latest delayed mailings of personal property and real estate tax bills, and the extension granted by the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors.
For more information about Gloucester's Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department, visit: www.gloucesterva.info/pr or facebook.com/PRT.
For more information about the Gloucester Treasurer, visit: https://www.gloucesterva.info/314/Treasurers-Office.
For the June 2021 Current Conversations Podcast, Gloucester County Government partnered with the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office to feature the County’s Sheriff, Darrell Warren. Be sure to check out this special episode as Sheriff Warren shares from his heart some of the cases that have impacted him the most over his lengthy career; about the challenges facing law enforcement officials today, a glimpse into the heroic efforts of Deputy Jon Holt, recruitment within the Department and much more. DISCLAIMER: Some content contained within this podcast discusses past cases of suicide and tragic accidents. Though no names or locations are shared, listeners may find some of the information disturbing, and listener discretion is advised.
This month we focused on storm preparedness and building safety in Gloucester with special guests from Gloucester's Emergency Management and Building Inspections Departments! Tune in to hear all about what risks our area in particular faces in the event of a storm or natural disaster. Also, learn what you need to do to ensure your building is safe!
For more information, visit: https://www.gloucesterva.info/365/Emergency-Management or https://www.gloucesterva.info/172/Building-Inspection.
This month we focused on going green in Gloucester with special guests from the Gloucester County’s Clean Community Coordinator, Elisabeth and Alexis from The Nurtury! Tune in to hear all about recycling tips & tricks and other green initiatives to try! Also, don’t forget Gloucester County’s Household Harmful Waste Collection event is happening April 17!
Links mentioned in the episode:
Clean Community Website: https://www.gloucesterva.info/204/Clean-Community
Clean Community Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Gloucester-County-Clean-Community-108906283824347
The Nurtury Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theNurturyGlo
TerraCycle Loop Program: https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/pages/closed-loop-solutions#
TerraCycle Main Website: https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/
World Wildlife Federation: https://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/plastics
Precious Plastics: https://preciousplastic.com/
Kiss the Ground: https://kisstheground.com/
Welcome to "Current Conversations," Gloucester County, Virginia's new podcast focused on covering what it important to you. Join us each month as we embark on any and all topics related to living, working and playing in "The Land of the Life Worth Living."
For this pilot episode, we are revisiting our recent Current Conversation with Dr. Richard Williams, MD MPH and Lisa Laurier, Population Health Manager, both of the Three Rivers Health District, providing the latest COVID-19 updates and information.