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Washington Column for May 18

Warm days, Food Pantry gala success, CCLC Pre-K grads, and Mother's Day memories — with one special mother (and daughter) inducted into the inducted into the Fauquier Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
The Rapp for April 13

It's Yeaster time in Sperryville and pizza time at the new Rappahannock Pizza Kitchen, plus special events at the library and in the park.
The Rapp for Dec. 1

It's Christmas in Little Washington this Sunday; after the parade, Rappahannock Quilt Club are selling raffle tickets; this Saturday, RAAC Theatre's “12 Days of Christmas" is followed by a Q&A with the playwright.
Thanksgiving dinners? Bank on it.

Most of Union Bank & Trust’s Rapp branch staff traveled to Sperryville to help out at the Rappahannock Food Pantry, including by assembling boxes and to present a $3,500 donation enabling the Pantry to put together some 200 dinner-and-fixings boxes.
Food Pantry: Growing and moving 

In Sperryville last week, the good times were rolling again at the old Blue Moon Cafe, as volunteers spiffed up the Rappahannock Food Pantry’s new home with fresh paint, readying for opening day on Nov. 1.
Washington column for July 28

Trinity Episcopal Church in Washington announce new rector. Vacation Bible School celebrates Pilgrimage. Prayers needed for Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Gary Jenkins Jr.
The full Pantry

Some photos from Food Pantry Day last Saturday (May 7) in and around Little Washington, including pictures by Gary Anthes from the morning's Pet Parade on the lawn of the Old Washington School and photos by Luke Christopher from the…
Citizen of the Year: Mimi Forbes

Mimi Forbes is a force of nature. The director of the Rappahannock Food Pantry has a welcoming smile so bright and so real that she can create sunshine on a cloudy day for customers and volunteers alike. The Rappahannock News’…
More Pantry space needed

The Rappahannock Food Pantry has begun a search for new quarters, which they must find by June 2017.

At Trinity Episcopal Church’s sixth annual pre-Thanksgiving Sing-Along last Sunday, 115 singers of all ages showed up and opened their lungs (and their wallets, contributing nearly $3,000 to benefit the Food Pantry).
Letter: The Food Pantry’s Back Pack Program

I was delighted to see the guidelines published in last week’s paper for free and subsidized meals for children at Rappahannock County Elementary School. We would like parents and guardians of these students to know that they are also eligible…