MEETINGS & NOTICES
The following offices are closed on Monday (May 26) in observance of Memorial Day: Rappahannock County government offices; Rappahannock County Public Schools; Union First Market Bank; BB&T; Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers; U.S. Postal Service; Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services transportation services; Rappahannock News (early deadlines in effect for the May 29 edition. All items for publication should be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, May 23.)
➤ The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 28) at the county courthouse. The agenda includes Mueller barn location.
➤ RappCats holds its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday (May 29) in the Jamieson Room at the library (4 Library Rd., Washington). Discussion items: summary of 2013 activity and achievements and goals for 2014. Members will vote on a proposed slate of directors. Those wishing to run for director must notify Pat Snyder at rap[email protected]pcats.org by tomorrow (Friday, May 23). For more information, call 540-9878099 or email rap[email protected]pcats.org.
➤ Caregivers Support Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Reynold Baptist Church in Sperryville. The next meeting is Thursday (June 5). For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or rapplan[email protected]
➤ The Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company is currently seeking contestants for queen (ages 14-20), Junior Miss (ages 8-13) and Little Miss (ages 3-7) for the carnival on June 25-28. For tickets, parade entries and other information, call 540-937-4218.
➤ The new 4-H Horse Club, founded by Sally Petty of Trillium Valley Miniature Horse Farm and Lisa Irish of Irish Acres Farm, meets every other Monday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Petty’s farm (10 Estes Mill Rd., Sperryville) to ride horses and ponies. Open to ages 9 to 18; free. For more information, call the Extension office at 540675-3619.