The American Cancer Society and Rappahannock Relay for Life will be honoring those who have been touched by cancer. A luminaria service will be held at the Rappahannock County Elementary School at 6 p.m. on Relay for Life day May 21. To honor those heroes who have survived cancer and to remember loved ones who have lost their battle, you can purchase a luminaria for $5. For more information about Relay for Life or to purchase a luminaria, contact Katherine Todd at 540-522-6656 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Property Forms are due May 2. If you have not received and returned a personal property form you must do so by May 2 to avoid a 10 percent late filing penalty. For any questions, call the Commissioner of Revenue at 540-675-5370, from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday (through tax season).
On Monday, May 2, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors will meet at a 2 p.m. session and again at 7 for a public hearing. Both meetings will be at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. Highlights on the agenda include: VDOT report, with David Cubbage and Marshal Barron of VDOT; Rappahannock’s redistricting process; bailout status; an update on the schools and county facility energy project.
On Thursday, May 5, the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street.
The Amissville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company is seeking contestants for: Queen (ages14-20), Junior Miss (ages 8-13) and Little Miss (ages 3-7) for our annual carnival June 22-25. For tickets and information contact Sandi at 540-937-4218. Parade will be Thursday, June 23. Entries contact J.B. at 540-937-4218.
The Warrenton Wolf Pack Youth Rugby Club is looking for girls 13 to 16 for its new 16-U girls rugby team for the Virginia summer rugby league. For information contact coach Greg Hicks at 571-291-5880.
Skyline CAP Head Start is a preschool program for three to five-year-old children. Applications for the 2011-2012 school year are now being accepted. Children must be at least three years old by Sept. 30. Children with special needs are encouraged to apply. Skyline CAP Head Start is a free program for income-eligible families. The only cost to the parents is a small amount of time each month. Skyline CAP Head Start works closely with the public school system to help insure adequate preparation for a smooth transition into kindergarten. The program is located in Rappahannock County Elementary School. For more information, call Becky Thorpe at 540-987-8817.
Join Bethel Baptist Church, Amissville on a chocolate adventure to Hershey Park on June 25. Cost for adults tickets: $40 per person, children 12 and under $30 per child, $20 deposit is due no later than Saturday (April 16). Final payment is due on May 1. Departure at 7:45 a.m. from Bethel Baptist Church. For more information call Dwayne Jackson at 540-692-0507 or email email@example.com.