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Critz Community Enhancement Project

Historic Property to be Restored for a Community Center
Envision Critz is partnering with Reynolds Homestead to restore this historic property into a community center across the road from Hardin Reynolds Memorial School.

A project is underway to develop a community center in Critz Virginia .

Based on feedback gathered at three community meetings, members of Virginia Tech's Community Change Collaboative and Community Design Assistance Center have provided a vision and strategic plan for the development of a community center in the Critz community in Patrick County, Virginia. The plan includes:

renovation design for a historic home to serve as a community center, located adjacent to the Hardin Reynolds Memorial School. 

A land-use plan for the 12-acre plot around the community center.

The renovation of the historic home on the property has potential to cultivate local artistic, entrepreneurship, and create opportunities for community members to access to arts and cultural programs, classes, and events, as well as access to job training and workforce development resources.  The 12-acre property has the potential to be a gathering place for the community with elements such as a picnic shelter, playground, trails and other enhancements.

On September 9-11, community members are invited to participate in an Air Shift workshop at the Reynolds Homestead to develop a project for the Critz Community Center site.

RSVP to attend the workshop by Monday, September 5.

The Critz Community Enhancement Project is funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission and coordinated by:

Critz and surrounding community members are invited to a workshop to develop a community-led project for Critz. 

An Air Shift workshop will be held September 9-11 at the Reynolds Homestead

During the Air Shift workshop, participants will work together over one weekend to develop a design and plan for one or more projects on the Critz  community center site that can be implemented within one year with a budget of no more than $10,000.

The workshop dates/times are:

Friday September 9: 3:30-7:30pm (dinner included)

Saturday September 10: 8:30 - 5pm  (breakfast, lunch, optional dinner provided)

Sunday September 11: 2:30 - 5pm (snacks provided)

RSVP to attend the workshop by Monday, September 5.

Or call Reynolds Homestead at 276-694-7181.

Follow Envision Critz on Facebook to stay informed about progress of the project, and to attend fundraisers for the Critz Community Center project