MEETINGS & NOTICES
➤ The NAACP CULPEPER BRANCH MEETS today, Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper. For more information, call 540-222-1565
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK-MADISON FRUIT SCHOOL is at Graves Mountain Lodge today, Thursday, Feb. 15. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. For more information, contact Kenner Love at 540-675-3619 or [email protected]
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK RAPIDAN COMMUNITY SERVICES TRANSPORTATION will not operate on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of President's Day. Belle Meade Montessori School, Sperryville, invites you to a STEAM workshop for families with 5-11 graders, on Monday, Feb. 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m at the school. Bring a bag lunch and water; 90 minute trebuchet design challenge and 90 minute performance workshop. RSVP by visiting [email protected]meadeschool.org
➤ BUSINESSES OF RAPPAHANNOCK will have its quarterly networking event (formerly Biz-Link) at Gadino Cellars on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 5-7 p.m. Come early and meet your Businesses of Rappahannock board of directors at 4:30. Food and drink at 5. Hosts are Gadino Cellars and Skyward Cafe. Sponsors are Union Bank & Trust, Riverside Auto Services LLC and Flourish Root.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY
special meeting for Fodderstack 10K Race will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County Library, Washington.
➤ The WINTER VEGETABLE SCHOOL, with extension specialists, agents and subject matter experts, and an NRCS agronomist, is Thursday, Feb. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Warrenton-Fauquier County Visitors Center, 33 N. Calhoun St., Warrenton. Learn about niche crops, IPM and organic pest management, organic pest management tools, new pesticides, pesticide safety, food safety, soil management and marketing. Early registration fee $20 per person, includes materials, lunch and refreshments. After Feb. 19, registration fee is $30 per person. Call 540-675-3619 for a registration form to be mailed or for more information.
➤ STAGE ALIVE CONCERT ASSOCIATION invites seniors from public and private high schools in Rappahannock County who are intending to pursue their musical studies at university, college or conservatory in the fall of this year to submit applications to compete for the STAGE ALIVE! scholarship. The scholarship is worth $1,000, payable in 2 parts, to cover the 2 semesters of the academic year. Applications are due by March 3. Full details are available via email at presi[email protected]
➤ Fauquier Hospital will host A NEW SUPPORT GROUP called Helping Hands at 3:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. The first meeting will be held Wednesday, March 7. All sessions will be held in the hospital’s Chestnut Room. The group is for those 18 and older who suffer from a life-limiting illness or chronic pain. The intent is for the group to be educational, but also offer an opportunity for participants to talk about feelings and issues. For more information, call Fauquier Health’s Community Link at 540-316-3588.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY SOCCER ASSOCIATION (RCSA) registration is open for all ages through Feb. 26, and for U6 players through March 26. Visit www.rappsoccer.com for registration and more information, find us on Facebook, or email us at rcsasoc[email protected]
➤ The RAPPAHANNOCKRAPIDAN REGIONAL COMMISSION meets at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Commission offices at 420 Southridge Parkway, Suite 106 in Culpeper. For more, go to www.rrregion.org.