Meetings and Notices for June 27

The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets at 2 p.m. Monday (July 1) at the courthouse on Gay Street. Agenda includes: Employee years of service awards; recycling program; communication plan, EMS cost recovery program; stormwater program; Artisan Tour program participation; Virginia local disability plan; Ken Thompson’s expiring Water and Sewer Authority term (July 31); possible reappointment of Jonathan Moore and Jean Lillard’s terms on Recreational Facilities Authority. No 7 p.m. meeting.

The Washington Town Council voted on June 17 to change its regularly scheduled council meeting from July 8 to July 15 – still at 7 p.m. in the town hall.

The following offices are closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day: Rappahannock County government offices; Union First Market Bank, Washington; BB&T, Flint Hill; Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers; U.S. Postal Service; Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services transportation services; and the Rappahannock News, where early deadlines are also in effect for the July 4 edition, which will be delivered Wednesday, July 3 (all items for publication should be submitted by 3 p.m. this Friday, July 28).

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services will hold its regular board meeting at 1 p.m. July 9 at 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper. Contact Kimberley Martin at 540-825-3100 for more information.

The Food Service Department of Rappahannock County Public Schools is accepting bids for local food, dairy products, canned and frozen food products and cleaning supplies. Bid forms can be obtained at the school board office (6 Schoolhouse Rd., Washington) from 8 to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Deadline is July 8. For more information, call 540-227-0023, ext. 3167.

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals postponed its regularly scheduled meeting of June 26 to July 24.

The Rappahannock County School Board holds a payout meeting on the 2012-2013 school budget at 8 a.m. this Friday (June 28) in the school board office’s conference room. It is open to the public.

Caregivers Support Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church, Sperryville. The next meeting is July 18.  For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126.

Windmore Foundation for the Arts’ annual meeting is 6 p.m. today (June 27) at the Culpeper Depot (113 South Commerce St., Culpeper). The meeting is open to members and friends who would like to learn about the foundation. Refreshments served.

Hearthstone School’s Mountain Adventures camp (swimming, hiking, nature studies, games, crafts and outdoor activities) offers three spots: The Day Camp for ages 8-13 is 9 to 3 p.m. July 8-12; and the Backpacking section (ages 13-17) is July 15-19. The Summer Day Camp (crafts, art and nature activities with Kitty Keyser and Janet Kerig) is for ages 3-12 (divided into groups 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12) from July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9. For more information, call 540-987-9212 or visit

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

Rappahannock County School Sports Association hosts the first annual Challenger Sports Soccer Camp July 15-19 (ages 3-5, 9 a.m. to 10:30; ages 6-17, 9 a.m. to noon). Challenger Sports’ curriculum has been created to address the key areas of technical development that have the biggest impact on performance in the game. Players receive an individual skills evaluation, camp shirt, ball and poster, and participate in a daily World Cup Tournament. Register today at For more information, call Amy Burnett at 540-675-3873 or visit