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Del. Edmunds receives Environmental Stewardship Award from Woodmen Chapter 106

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Delegate James Edmunds is honored to receive the Environmental Stewardship Award from Woodmen Chapter 106, South Boston, in recognition of being a good steward of the land, and ensuring that our abundant natural resources will remain for generations to come.

Pictured: Delegate James Edmunds and Robert Clowdis, Field Repesentative for Woodmen of the World

Resolution recognizes Farmville as first two-college town

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Del. James E. Edmunds II, R-Halifax, recently presented a framed copy of House Joint Resolution 479, recognizing Farmville as Virginia’s first two-college town and the first two-college town in America.

“It is with pleasure that I present this resolution to the Town of Farmville in recognition of this truly unique situation,” Edmunds said. “It’s a great honor for the people of Farmville to have this nationally recognized designation, and it was my pleasure to recognize them.”

We commend Edmunds for helping put Farmville in the spotlight for its distinctiveness and rich history. Pictured are, from left, state Sen. Mark Peake, Town Manager Gerald Spates, Hampden-Sydney College President Larry Stimpert, Edmunds, Longwood University President W. Taylor Reveley IV and Farmville Mayor David Whitus.

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2016's first "Tout the Teacher" winner

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Today Delegate James Edmunds congratulated the first teacher to win Delegate Edmunds' 2016 "Tout the Teacher Program".

Pictured left to right is Delegate James Edmunds with Kay Brown, a 19 year veteran 3rd grade teacher at Cluster Springs Elementary School, and Principal Catherine Glass.

She was given $100 from Delegate James Edmunds – plus a $20 Gift Card to Simple Splendor Salon (Donated by Halifax County Farm Bureau) a $25 Fruitopia Gift Card – a Gift Card from Old 360 Dinner – "Dessert and Coffee for 2" from Bistro 1888 - The choice of an entrée from the "15 before 6" menu at Molasses Grill – as well as a $25 Gift Card from Blue Ribbon Market (Donated by Fear's Excavating. Along with School Supplies donated by Lisa Sykes!

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Delegate Edmunds Awarded Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Districts Association's Legislator of the Year

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Delegate James E. Edmunds II, R-60th District, has been recognized by the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (VASWCD) as the 2014 "Legislator of the Year" award recipient. Noted by the Association as a strong supporter of conservation, they commended Edmunds for the leadership he provided during the 2014 Virginia General Assembly Session.

The award was presented at the 2014 Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts Annual Meeting held at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center.

"As volunteer district directors, we appreciate the amount of time Delegate Edmunds gives many issues including conservation, and are grateful for his support to the soil and water conservation district community. He truly understands the importance and value of SWCD work," stated Chris Simmons, President of VASWCD.

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Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Recognizes Del. James Edmunds

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Delegate James E. Edmunds II has been awarded the coveted Legislator of the Year Award from the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts at the Associations’ annual meeting held in Roanoke December 7-9, 2014.

This award was presented to Delegate Edmunds in recognition of his work during the 2014 General Assembly to approve highway signage announcing entry into a soil and water district.

President of the Association, Lou Ann Wallace, expressed her sincere appreciation to Delegate Edmunds in shepherding these negotiations through the General Assembly.

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