Meetings and Notices for July 18

The Rappahannock-Rapidan Medical Reserve Corps holds orientation sessions from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at the Culpeper Health Department (640 Laurel Lane, Culpeper). The sessions provide free training in emergency response and other specialized topics, as well as exercises to ensure that volunteers are prepared to respond in a safe manner. To join, complete an application at

The 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 today (Thursday, July 18). For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126.

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals meets 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (July 24) at the courthouse. Agenda includes: Fitzgerald efficiency apartment; memo to Planning Commission; Sher efficiency apartment; Wall Bed and Breakfast; Devore Cottage industry; Hall Tourist Home; Shaw’s Services building location.

Hearthstone School’s Mountain Adventures 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

Services to Abuse Families (SAFE) is hosting a volunteer open house (for ages 16 and older) from 11 to 2 and 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at SAFE’s offices (501 E. Piedmont St., Culpeper). Community members attending the open house will get the chance to meet with representatives from SAFE to learn more about the assistance needed and how they can make a difference in the fight against domestic and sexual violence in our community. To learn more about current volunteer opportunities, call Dianna Banks (540-825-8891) or visit