Meetings and Notices for May 16

The Farm Tour Steering Committee meets at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, May 16) in the conference room at the county extension office, located on the second floor of the Kramer Building on Gay Street in Washington. Farms and area businesses who wish to participate in this year’s tour are invited to attend. For more information, contact Cathie Shiff at 540-937-5438 or

The Rappahannock Animal Welfare League (RAWL) sponsors a fundraising electronics recycling day from 9 to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at the shelter (160 Weaver Rd., Amissville). Acceptable electronic devices include computers and parts, DVDs, video games and consoles, cable boxes, satellite dishes, printers, scanners, fax machines, phones and more (no CRT monitors, TVs or floor-model copiers). A drop-off area at the shelter will be open May 13-17 from 8 to 1 (except Wednesday).

It’s not too late to register a Relay for Life team online at for the relay on May 18-19 at Rappahannock County High School beginning at 6 p.m. If you are a cancer survivor and would like to participate in the Survivors lap, call Karen Williams (540-635-4673) or Carolyn Leake (540-635-2073).

Services to Abused Families’ (SAFE) next volunteer training takes place June 1-2 and 8-9  (Saturdays and Sundays) from 8:30 to 5 p.m. at the SAFE Office (501 East Piedmont Street, Culpeper). For more information, contact community outreach coordinator Gina Mullins, at 540-825-8891 or

The Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company is seeking contestants for Queen (ages 14-20), Junior Miss (ages 8-13), and Little Miss (ages 3-7) for their annual carnival June 26-29. For tickets and information, contact Sandi Carter 540-937-4218. For entries in the parade on June 27, contact J.B. at 540-937-4218.

The 50th reunion of the Rappahannock County High School class of 1963 is June 22 at the Flint Hill Public House. Class members who haven’t been contacted are asked to get in touch with Dorothy Payne Clater (540-987-3137), Sally Latham Haynes (480-947-4824), Judi North Burke (540-631-6103) or Mary Norman Wiley (540-937-7535).

The Rappahannock County High School class of 1958 hosts an all classes reunion to celebrate 55 years since graduation, starting at noon Saturday, June 29, at the Flint Hill fire hall. Attendees should bring a covered dish and drink to share. Paper products are provided. For more information, call Paula Miller Howell (, Elanor “Dicey” Atkins (540-636-6003) or Nancy Zinn Nicholas (540-937-4470).

Register your child for Wildlife Discovery Camp at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center (930 Tilthammer Mill Road, Boyce). Camp sessions (for ages 7-12) are Tuesdays from 9:30 to 2:30 p.m. beginning June 11 (except July 30) and ending Aug 20. Each session costs $25. For more information and to register, call 540-837-9000 or visit