Meetings and Notices for Jan. 31

At 2 p.m. Monday (Feb. 4), the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets at the courthouse on Gay Street in Washington.

At 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 7), the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street.

Vice-mayor Gary Schwartz has continued the consideration and a possible vote on the Washington School Gym Adaptive Re-Use People, Inc. application for a special-use permit to the Feb. 11 council meeting in view of the applicant’s formal withdrawal of the pending application.

4-H Summer Camp registration takes place Feb. 1 at the extension office, 311 Gay St., Washington. The office opens at 8 a.m. Registration forms are delivered to schools (as well as at the extension office) on Jan. 29 and will not be accepted until Feb. 1, when those mailed will be opened in the order they were received. In-person registrations have priority. Each camper must have a completed registration and a $50 non-refundable deposit per camp. For more information, call the extension office at 540-675-3619. Eight teen counselors (15-19 years old) are being hired to work with the new 4-H travel camps (July 8-Aug. 2, weekdays). Pay is $350 per week. To apply for a CIT or teen counselor position, call the extension office at 540-675-3619. 4-H Winter Camp takes place Feb. 22-24 at the 4-H Education Center in Front Royal. Nine to 13-year-olds are welcomed to apply. Registration ends Jan. 25. For more information, call the extension office at 540-675-3619.

The Rappahannock County Visitors Center is only open on holiday weekends from January to March. The center is open during  President’s Day weekend (Feb. 15-18) and St. Patrick’s Day weekend (March 15-18). The center reopens with its regular weekend schedule April 5.

The Northern Piedmont Beekeepers Association (NPBA) announces its spring 2013 seven-week course for all those interested in honeybees. Classes begin Feb. 5 and are held Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. at Verdun Adventure Bound in Rixeyville. The class “Meet-and-Greet” event for students is held Feb. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Verdun.

“Rock Out Cancer” at the Relay for Life May 18-19 at Rappahannock County High School. Register online at or email before Feb. 5 to win a stadium cup with a coin slot lid and start collecting.