Meetings and Notices for Sept. 26

The Rappahannock County Health Department (491A Main St., Washington) hosts a flu clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 1). Please bring either a Medicare Part B card, cash or a check. The cost of the shots is $25. For more information, call 540-675-3516.

Aging Together’s first annual meeting is 10 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, Sept. 27) at the Depot in Culpeper. Representatives of Aging Together’s county teams in Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock will share their work. Aging Together also wants community input into its strategic plan for 2013-2015. Light breakfast refreshments will be provided by Radishes and Roses. To RSVP, call 540-829-6405 or email info@agingtogether.org.

The Rappahannock County School Board hosts “meet the superintendent” public forums from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15, at the Amissville fire hall. The public is invited to meet and ask questions of superintendent Donna Matthews. Call 540-227-0023 for more information.

The next training session for Services to Abused Families (SAFE) volunteers is Oct. 5-6. For more information or to enroll, contact Dianna Banks at 540-825-8891 or visit safejourneys.org/volunteer.htm. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; a visual memorial and moment of silence for those who lost their lives is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Rappahannock County Library.

Hospice of the Rapidan’s next series of four volunteer training classes starts Oct. 10. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at Hospice of the Rapidan (1200 Sunset Lane, #2320, Culpeper). No prior experience is required and the program is free. Anyone seeking more information or an application can contact Ruth Pavlik (540-825-4840 or rpavlik@hotr.org) or visit hotr.org.

The Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Board holds its regular board meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 15361 Bradford Rd., Culpeper). For more information, contact Kimberley Martin at 540-825-3100 (ext. 3146).

Rappahannock Little League Girls softball is recruiting girls from 4 to 16 for the 2014 spring season. For more information, contact Carl Payne (540-987-8148) or Karen Ellis (540-987-7212). There will be an organizational meeting to establish a Little League program in Rappahannock County on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. at the elementary school cafeteria. The purpose of this meeting is to elect a board of directors and ratify a constitution. If you are interested in getting this program established, you are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Carl Payne.

The United Daughters of the Confederacy’s annual essay contest is open to all students of Rappahannock County, including home-schoolers. There are a categories for high school, middle and elementary age students, with cash prizes awarded for each. A copy of the essay topics and rules can be obtained at Rappahannock County Public Schools, Wakefield Country Day School, Hearthstone School and the Rappahannock County Public Library. The essay deadline is Dec. 1. For more information, contact Cheryl Taylor at 540-987-8026 or strmrgr@verizon.net.

The Christmas in Washington Artisan Fair has openings available. The parade and fair are 10 to 4 p.m. Dec. 8. This is a juried fair and the fee is $50 for six feet of table space. For more information, contact Berni Olson at 540-987-8440 or gingerhillantiques@gmail.com.

LFCC Workforce Solutions offers summer courses in leadership, human resources, career enhancement, computers, healthcare, business applications, construction, industry trades and more, including hundreds of online classes to learn anytime and anywhere. More information can be found online at lfccworkforce.com.

The Rappahannock County High School Class of 1964 is planning its 50-year class reunion. John Anderson, owner of Jessamine Hill Farm, has offered to host the gathering on May 16-17, 2014. All classmate, spouses and significant others are most welcome. For more information, contact Frank Moffett at 540-675-3374 or email at wfm32004@yahoo.com

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Culpeper offers a range of activities for grades one through 12, including Revelation (grades 9-12), middle school youth (6-8) and elementary (1-5). All youth programs have a contemporary vision and dynamic approach in learning about Jesus and increasing faith. For more information, call the parish office at 540-825-8786 or visit ststphensculpeper.net.

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