CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (November 2004) –? Popular local publishing company for families today announced an exciting expansion. They are going to move to full color glossy printing for their AlbemarleFamily Living Magazine and expand from quarterly to 10-issues-per-year. The company is also introducing an ancillary publication, The AlbemarleFamily Home Guide, a handy book filled with seasonal tips and many local professionals.

Co-publisher, Jennifer Bryerton, says, ?The company has grown annually by at least 18% and this year?s expansion is part of our long range plans. We have had such successes that we have an opportunity now to hire and provide even more resources for our community – that is really exciting.? Bryerton, who also serves as editor, adds, ?Our expanded issues will allow us to run more editorial which will now also include many features about the family home, personal finance, and many other topics important to women.?

?In addition to the magazine changes, we?re also introducing our signature events?, adds Co-publisher Robin Bethke. ?Each February we?re hosting the AlbemarleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo and in September our AlbemarleFamily Parent Lecture Series.?

Started in 1998, AlbemarleFamily is dedicated to being “The Ultimate Resource Making Parenting Easier & Growing Up Fun”. Their popular weekly web site underwent a complete remodeling in 2003 and the new site now receives over a quarter of a million hits and provides over 30,000 visitors each month with extensive community resources. In addition to the web site, AlbemarleFamily also publishes a weekly e-Newsletter, print Magazine, and two Directories. AlbemarleFamily also has a “live” presence in the community that you discover when you look through their publications and see drawings and poetry from local kids, families participating at the AlbemarleFamily Booth at festivals, and more.