MEETINGS & NOTICES
➤ 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 this afternoon, 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.
➤ 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.
➤ The Rappahannock COUNTY BUILDINGS COMMITTEE meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, at 9:30 a.m. at the Visitors Center, 3 Library Rd., Washington.
➤ The Town of Washington’s TOWN COUNCIL meets on Monday, Jan. 14, at Town Hall at 7 p.m. Highlights from the agenda include: resolutions in appreciation of Mayor John Fox Sullivan and Treasurer Jerry Goebel, a joint public hearing with the Planning Commission on a Drafted Planned Unit Development Ordinance, a public hearing on the Eatman\Eagle application on the Vacation of the Gay Street Stub Street, a Planning Commission member vacancy announcement, an alternative Town office space review, consideration of a resolution authorizing new bank signatures, and a discussion of possible OSHA items to be completed at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
➤ The RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD will hold a budget work session on Jan. 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the School Board Office.
➤ PIEDMONT BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION (NPBA) hosts a seven-week session for those interested in becoming beekeepers. Classes begin Feb. 5, and continue from 7-9 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 oneyear membership in NPBA are included in the course fee of $100 per person or family. Preregistration 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.
➤ Classes in beginning floral design, sponsored by the RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY GARDEN CLUB, will be held for four consecutive Wednesdays in February, beginning Wednesday, Feb 6. Taught by floral designer and instructor Linda Taylor, classes will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall in Washington, at 11 am. Participants will bring their own materials. The cost is $30 for 4 classes or $10 per class. For more details and/ or to register, contact Anne Nenninger at 540-675-1101 or by email at lvmy[email protected] by Saturday Feb 2.