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IEW Writing Seminar

Posted on Feb 18 2013 by admin

The Institute for Excellence in Writing Presents SAT/ACT Essay Strategies Taught by Andrew Pudewa Thursday, June 6, 2013 Time: 1-5 p.m. Cost: $39/student $19/accompanying parent Get instruction and tips straight from Andrew Pudewa himself–no previous experience with IEW materials necessary! Improve your SAT or ACT scores by mastering the timed, 25-minute essay response. This hands-on […]

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A Bounty of Blessings Giveaway

Posted on Feb 6 2013 by admin

Valentine’s Day Special Win a copy of Love & Respect By Emerson Eggerichs Reviewed by Anne Miller Since, apparently, wives are the ones who purchase the marriage-help books, I’m addressing my review to my sisters in the Lord. Almost every teaching I’ve ever heard says husbands are to unconditionally love their wives as Jesus loves […]

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Convention Positions Available

Posted on Jan 13 2013 by admin

Want to get into the thick of things? We have a few key positions open for convention coordinators. Check them out to see if there is something that will fit your skills and talent!   Facility and Rentals Coordinator Now why did they put that table THERE? Have you ever wandered through the Convention Center […]

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The Convention Giveaway Winner!

Posted on Dec 31 2012 by admin

Congratulations to Betsy Jeffrey, the winner of a full, family convention registration AND two tickets to hear the Duggars! We had so much fun, and hope you did, too. Thanks to all who helped us bring in the new year by participating in the giveaway! We have a great convention planned for 2013–our anniversary year! […]

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The Final Winner!

Posted on Nov 23 2012 by admin

We are thrilled to announce the final mystery guests for the 30th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention: Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar (plus four of their children!) Congratulations to Tonia, who guessed correctly and was chosen to win a full, family convention registration! Thank you for playing  “Guess the Speaker” and helping us gear up for […]

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Last Chance to Guess the Speaker

Posted on Nov 19 2012 by admin

We’re so excited about the speakers we have lined up for this year’s convention, Home Education–A Bountiful Harvest! Three families have already won free tickets to the convention June 6-8, 2013, and we’re giving you one more chance to play! Rumors are already flying: just which speaker have we chosen for the final mystery guest […]

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Win a Convention Ticket – Third Clue!

Posted on Nov 12 2012 by admin

Ready to guess the third 2013 convention speaker? Here’s the clue: This speaker lives in a land of “many visages”–and he looks great in a ten-gallon hat.   Submit your guess by commenting below, or e-mail your guess to publications@heav.org, no later than midnight on Tuesday, November 13.  All those who guess correctly will be […]

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The Second Winner

Posted on Nov 7 2012 by admin

This week’s winner is Rhoda! Congratulations! We’re thrilled to announce that Jeff Myers, new president of Summit Ministries and the founder of Passing the Baton Ministries, is one of our keynote speakers for the 2013 Virginia Homeschool Convention. With endorsements from Christian leaders James Dobson, Josh McDowell, and Joel Belz–Jeff is, in the words of […]

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Second Speaker Clue

Posted on Nov 5 2012 by publicity

Ready to guess the second 2013 convention speaker?  Here’s the clue: This speaker has recently reached a “peak” in his career.   Submit your guess by commenting below, or e-mail your guess to publications@heav.org. The speaker will be announced in our weekly e-newsletter and on our Facebook page. All those who guessed correctly will be […]

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The First Winner!

Posted on Nov 1 2012 by admin

Congratulations to Jill Sherman, the winner of the 2013 convention ticket! Twelve of you were SO right! The speaker is Heidi St. John, best-selling author of The Busy Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Romance AND of the brand-new The Busy Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Daylight. We’re so excited she’s coming to the convention! Look for more […]

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First Speaker Clue

Posted on Oct 28 2012 by speaker

And now, the moment we’ve been waiting for! We’re so excited about the great speakers we have planned for the 30th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention in June. As promised, we’re giving you a chance to guess the identity of the first speaker and have a chance to win a convention ticket. Are you ready? Here […]

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Guess the Speaker

Posted on Oct 25 2012 by admin

Every year, rumors and guesses abound: Who are the speakers at the Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention in June? We’re so excited about the planned lineup!! Next year–2013–is our anniversary year, and we can’t wait, so we decided to have a little fun and a little giveaway, too! Over the next three weeks, beginning Monday, October […]

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How to Enjoy the State Convention

Posted on Jul 16 2012 by admin

If this is your first or second (or tenth!) homeschool convention, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the exhibit hall and the loooooong list of workshop choices. Here are a few helpful hints: What to do BEFORE the convention:   Pre-register, if possible. This will save you money, time, and stress. […]

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We Have Winners!

Posted on May 23 2012 by admin

Thank you all for attending HEAV’s Facebook party/blog giveaway! We had a WONDERFUL time in spite of the technical issues, and we appreciate your patience and persistance in posting and helping to make this a success. If your name is listed below, YOU are a winner. Please send your name, address, phone number, and e-mail […]

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Professor Carol Giveaway

Posted on May 17 2012 by admin

—Convention Booth #712 One copy of Exploring America’s Musical Heritage—a two-DVD program that covers American music, art, literature, and cultural history from the Puritans to 1950. Dr. Reynolds teaches this colorful course from an old schoolhouse and also travels to interview 38 specialists and guest artists from coast-to-coast. The academic materials supporting the course are […]

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The Family Foundation Giveaway #1

Posted on May 17 2012 by admin

—Convention Booth #706 Everything You Always Wanted to Know About God (but were afraid to ask) by Eric Metaxas We all have questions about God. But very few of us get the answers we’re looking for—if those answers even exist! Do they? Where do you go to find out? Eric Metaxas understands. That’s why he’s […]

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The Family Foundation Giveaway #2

Posted on May 17 2012 by admin

 —Convention Booth #706 Mike Huckabee’s book: Do the Right Thing (hardback edition) Do The Right Thing is Huckabee’s amazing story, in his own words—from making commercials with Chuck Norris to meeting a Michigan woman who insisted on donating her wedding ring. But this is more than just a campaign memoir. It’s a vision for a […]

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Linda Vista Pictures Giveaway!

Posted on May 17 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #233 Two Samuel L Collins and the Search for Biblical Truths – Destination Bali DVDs! Sam chooses an elephant as his souvenir at the local market, but his father overrides him with a firm “no”. Will Sam learn the reason for his dad’s decision and the Truth about the souvenir? Join Sam, and […]

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The Critical Thinking Co.’s Giveaway Convention

Posted on May 17 2012 by admin

Booth #803-804 Preschool Academics e-book AND a Word Benders e-book! Be sure to leave a valid email so the company can notify you if you win! Winners will be chosen Friday, May 18, 2012. Don’t miss The Critical Thinking Company at this year’s convention! (This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by—or associated with—Facebook.)   […]

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Institute for Excellence in Writing Giveaway

Posted on May 17 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #227-229 Free downloads when you request an IEW 2012 Magalog! http://www.excellenceinwriting.com/2012 AND– two free Portable Walls if you come by our booth at the convention Richmond. Just tell the IEW exhibitor that you were the winner at the HEAV Facebook party/blog giveaway. Be sure to leave a valid e-mail so the company can notify […]

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LearnDifferently.com Giveaway #2

Posted on May 17 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #703 One copy of Kathy’s newest booklet, “Staying Sane as You Homeschool.” Homeschooling builds families, develops character, and nurtures children, but it’s not always easy. How do you keep going? Kathy Kuhl shares vital principles to help you thrive. A veteran homeschooler with a child with learning challenges, she knows the rewards and […]

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Salem Ridge Press Giveaway

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #1208 Softcover copy of Margarethe: A Tale of Luther and Zwingli 280 pages, ages 12-adult, originally published in 1879 Synopsis: Margarethe, the proud, impetuous daughter of a nobleman in Germany, wants no part in her father’s plans to marry her off to Count von Schonstein’s son, Eric. She would much rather stay at […]

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Sciexperience Giveaway

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #406 Dissecting tool set and choice of either eyeball or worm specimen kits. (The specimen kits come with 2 pairs of gloves, an instruction manual, and a Styrofoam dissection tray.) Two of these will be available and can be picked up at my table during the convention. Be sure to leave a valid […]

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Virginia Soaps and Scents Giveaway

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

—Convention Booth #439-500 Gift crate of three of our newest spring soaps. Be sure to leave a valid email so the company can notify you if you win! Winners will be chosen Friday, May 18, 2012. Don’t miss Virginia Soaps and Scents at this year’s convention! (This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or […]

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Homeschool Legal Advantage Giveaway

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #522 Unlimited free one-year memberships to Homeschool Legal Advantage; includes a free last will and testament for new members A copy of One Nation Under God, a Christian history of the United States by Attorney David Gibbs This Second Edition publication of One Nation Under God is a broadly expanded release from the […]

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Christian Aid Mission Giveaway

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #811 “Summer Family Picnic Basket,” featuring: – “Thirty-One” blanket (Donated by Kasity Cawthorne www.mythirtyone.com/kasityc) – Three 16 oz. insulated acrylic tumblers and a Frisbee (By TSK Personalized Gifts: https://www.facebook.com/pages/TSK-Personalized-Gifts/255356791165447) – “The Big Picture Story Bible” CD included (Donated by Randy Vaught, President of Christian Aid) – “Clay in the Potter’s Hand” by Dorothy […]

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Unit Studies by Amanda Bennett Party Favor

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #726-727 Use coupon code “Save@USAB” to save 10% off every downloadable product purchased from the USAB booth at the HEAV convention. Party Favor Expiration Date: 06/09/2012 Don’t miss Unit Studies by Amanda Bennett at this year’s convention! (This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by—or associated with—Facebook.) Share/Bookmark

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Crystal Creek Party Favor

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

Convention Booth #207-208 Convention Coupon! http://www.crystalcreekmedia.com/convention-coupon. Don’t miss Crystal Creek at this year’s convention! (This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by—or associated with—Facebook.) Share/Bookmark

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Apologia Giveaway

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

—Convention Booth #128 Two copies of Journeys of Faithfulness by Sarah Clarkson. Journeys of Faithfulness is the brand new title from Sarah Clarkson, published by Apologia Press. A wonderful gift for mothers and their daughters! Sarah Clarkson challenges young women to reach higher and go deeper in their relationship with Jesus Christ by exploring the […]

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Kids Love Travel Giveaway

Posted on May 16 2012 by admin

Convention Booth # 914 Kids Love Virginia: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring “Kid-Friendly” Virginia – 600 Fun Spots and Unique Stops Are you looking for fun, “kid-tested” locations to visit with your children this summer? This is the e-book for you! Michele Zavatsky, “Family Travel Mom” and best-selling author of Kids Love Travel books, […]

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