Meetings and notices

On Wednesday, July 28 the Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the courthouse on Gay Street. Highlights on the agenda include: Healy Tourist Home.

Singers from Rappahannock County are sought for the Blue Ridge Chorale’s fall season. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 1200 Old Rixeyville Road, Culpeper. Call 540-948-4573 for more information.

Rappahannock Athletic Association/Rappahannock-Culpeper Baseball (RAA/RCB) fall baseball registration is now open online. All practices are at Stuart Field in Amissville. All children ages 4 to 15 (as of May 1, 2011) are eligible to participate. The child’s birth certificate should be uploaded for new registrants to RAA/RCB Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Baseball. The league Web site is and the phone number is 540-937-7900; league email is Registration fees are located on the home page along with the fall schedule information.

The 14U Culpeper Cardinal Travel Baseball Team will be holding tryouts on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, Aug. 1 starting at 4 p.m. at the Culpeper Sports Complex. The Cardinals are affiliated with USSSA and Nations baseball and will compete in several travel tournaments starting this fall. Players wishing to try out must not have a 15h birthday before May, 1 2011. Contact head coach Kenny Jackson at 540-547-9099 or search the team’s name on for more information.

Chester Gap Volunteer Fire and Rescue is looking for men and women to join the fire department. No experience is needed, training provided. Company 9 is in need of people who want to serve their community by helping with fundraisers, running calls, assisting the public, etc. Any questions, call Stephanie Crawford at 540-635-5091. To pick up an application, see one of your fellow Chester Gap Fire Department members or grab one at The Chester Gap Store. Monthly meetings held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7p.m.