MEETINGS & NOTICES
All new land use applications must be filed on or before Nov. 1. If you need more information please call the Rappahannock County Commissioner of the Revenue at 540-675-5370 (8:30 to 4:30 weekdays).
The Artisans Market, part of the Christmas in Little Washington festivities, has openings for a few more artisans and vendors to show and sell their creations and wares. The market event takes place Sunday, Dec. 4 from 10 to 4 p.m. and has been a successful and well- attended venue at both the RAAC Theatre and Town Hall. For more information, contact Patti Brennan, market coordinator, at 540-987-8615 or [email protected]
The Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District is offering free flu vaccinations at clinics in Culpeper and Madison on Monday, Nov. 5; 200 doses of free vaccine will be available at each location for anyone 3 or older. The clinics are 9 to noon at Eastern View High School (16332 Cyclone Way, Culpeper), and 1 to 4 p.m. at Madison High School (68 Mountaineer Lane, Madison). For more information, visit www.flu.gov or the state health department’s
website at www.vdh.virginia.gov.
The Julia E. Boddie Scholarship Committee invites youths to enter its annual essay competition in celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Awards in several categories will be presented on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. during the 22nd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at The Theatre at Washington. This year’s essay theme is: “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King: Life and Legacy Live On.” Students (public, private and home-schooled) in grades 1-12 are eligible. Nominations must be postmarked by Dec. 10 and mailed to MLK Essay Competition, c/o Box 356, Sperryville, VA 22740 or emailed to jeboddie scholar[email protected] Nominations should include a cover sheet with the student’s name, age, grade, school, home mailing address, telephone and email. All entries should be no more than 250-300 words, typewritten, double-spaced. Winners will receive gifts, awards and certificates. For more information, contact Lillian F. Aylor, committee chair, at 540-9878064, or Nan Butler Roberts, celebration program chair, at 540-6612013 or [email protected]
The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Culpeper Chapter 73, invites students of Rappahannock County to participate in their annual essay contest. Categories for high school, middle school and elementary age students; private and homeschooled students are encouraged to enter as well. Prizes for each grade category, including $50 for first place. Essay rules and checklist available at Rappahannock County Public Schools, Wakefield Country Day School, Hearthstone School and the Rappahannock County Library. Entry deadline is Dec. 1. For more information, contact Cheryl Taylor at 540987-8026 or strm[email protected]per.net.
Thanksgiving is early this year but the Rappahannock County Garden Club has hand-made-to-order wreaths, garlands and centerpieces for sale with several new and beautiful items this year. All profits go to sending county children to nature camps or providing scholarships. Items will be available for pickup at the Washington fire hall from 3 to 6 Wednesday, Nov. 28 and again from 9 and noon Thursday, Nov. 29. All orders must be placed before Nov. 21 to insure availability. All previous supporters will be contacted in late October; early ordering recommended. Visit laughingduckgardens.com to see the promotional piece and then call Pam Rubin at 540-987 9459 to order.