MEETINGS & NOTICES
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK RAPIDAN COMMUNITY SERVICES meets Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 1 p.m. at 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper. Individuals with disabilities who require special assistance to attend and participate should contact Jeanette Nord at 540-825-3100, extension 3146. RRCS is an equal access and opportunity organization.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD meets Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the band room at the high school.
➤ Join BLUE RIDGE CHORAL for its Open House on Sunday, Jan 13, 2-4 p.m. at Open Door Baptist Church, 754 Germanna Hwy., Culpeper. This will be a wonderful time to see what BRC is all about and pre register for the spring season. Light refreshments will be served. Rehearsals for Spring Season are on Monday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m., starting Monday, Jan. 14. Visit www.brcsings.com to pre register or call 540-219-8837 with questions.
➤ PIEDMONT BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION (NPBA) hosts a seven-week session for those interested in becoming beekeepers. Classes begin Feb. 5, and continue from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Verdun Adventure Bound in Rixeyville. Class “Meet-and-Greet” is 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 3. Texts, handouts and a one-year membership in NPBA are included in the course fee of $100 per person or family. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited and fills quickly. For more information, contact Karen Hunt at [email protected] or 540-937-4792.
➤ Meet and greet the FOSTER PARENT TASKFORCE OF RAPPAHANNOCK. Explore foster parenting, hosted by Rappahannock Social Services. Meet with foster parents and staff. Ask questions and get honest answers about foster care. Event takes place Feb. 4, 4-7 p.m., at the Washington Town Hall, 485 Gay Street, Washington. For more information contact 540-6753313.
➤ The RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY holds board meetings on the second Thursday of each month starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County Library, Washington. The next meeting will be Jan. 10. The group is interested in engaging the public to help with improvements underway at the park. Further, as they move through the year, the authority will announce volunteer work days at the park.
➤ CUB SCOUT PACK 316 meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church, Sperryville (ages 6 to 11). For more information, call cubmaster Will Spear at 540937-4149.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS are looking to identify students from birth to age 21 who have or are suspected of having educational disabilities. If you have concerns about the development of a preschool aged child, please call the early childhood/VPI coordinator at 540-227-0200 to arrange for a screening. If concerned about a school-aged student, please call the principal at the public school the student attends or would attend, or if the student is currently home-schooled or enrolled in a private school.
➤ VOLUNTEER DRIVERS needed for Aging Together’s local transportation services. Join volunteer teams in Rappahannock, Culpeper, Fauquier, Orange and Madison counties. Must be a safe, licensed Virginia driver with at least five years’ experience; must be compassionate and interested in working with seniors and those with disabilities. Compensation is thanks and gratitude. Please call Lola Walker at 540-8253100, ext. 3358, for more information.