Bank’s donation to Visitors Center

Rappahannock News Staff Photo/Jan Clatterbuck

Rappahannock National Bank President Mike Leake, left, presents a $2,000 check Monday to Sherri Fickel, right, chair of the county’s Tourism Advisory Group. County Administrator John W. McCarthy stands with them in front of the new Visitors Center on U.S. 211 just outside Washington. The bank’s donation helped provide needed computer equipment for the center. Funded with a private-public partnership comprised largely of donated funds, the center has seen hundreds of drop-ins in its first three weekends open, Fickel said. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for today (Sept. 23) at 6.

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