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NEW Texting Service!

You can now text us your questions to 434.264.5513. The texting service will be staffed:

  • Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 11 a.m - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1 p.m. - 2 a.m.

You can also leave us a text message outside these hours and we will get back to you the next day.

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