Meetings and notices for Jan. 30

The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets at 2 p.m. Monday (Feb. 3) in the courthouse. Agenda includes: Voting districts; deputy treasurer recruitment; resolution regarding Attorney General. There is no 7 p.m. meeting.

The Central Virginia Chapter of the American Red Cross Culpeper Branch holds a Volunteer Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Jan. 30) at the office (118 East Piedmont St., Culpeper). To register, or for more information, call 434-282-3818 or email

Caregivers Support Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Reynold Baptist Church in Sperryville. The next meeting is Feb. 6. For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or

Tryouts for the Virginia Thunder, a USSSA travel baseball team based out of the Rappahannock area, are 5 to 7 p.m. consecutive Saturdays (Feb. 1 and 8) at the Rappahannock County Auxiliary Gym (34 Schoolhouse Rd., Washington, behind RCES). All players ages 13 to 14 are welcome to attend. Players should wear non-marking gym or tennis shoes and bring all necessary equipment. For more information, contact Brad Barnes (703-499-1191) or Kevin Dudley (202-577-6244).

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Board meets at 1 p.m. Feb. 11 at 15361 Bradford Rd., Culpeper. Contact Kimberley Martin at 540-825-3100 (ext. 3146).

The Business Link Networking Social is 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at Gadino Cellars. Malinda Fisher from the Old Hollow Store provides the food. All members of Businesses of Rappahannock may attend these events free of charge (register to become a member for $25). For more information, call 540-675-1373.

Festive Progressives meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Flint Hill Public House (675 Zachary Taylor Hwy., Flint Hill). There’s no sign up, fee or commitment. Food and drinks are available from the restaurant menu. For more information, call Jed Duvall at 540-937-3780 or visit

Piedmont Softball Association is now accepting registrations for all girls born between 1995 and 2008 interested in playing fastpitch softball in 2014. The registration fees are $50 per girl 12 and younger and $55 for older girls ($5 discount for multiple players from same household; full scholarships are available). For more information or to register, email or call 540-522-3675.

Rappahannock Culpeper Baseball in Amissville is now registering players for its spring 2014 season. Visit to register online (dates for in-person registration are listed on there as well).

RAAC’s Claudia Mitchell Arts Fund is now welcoming proposals for grants from Rappahannock artists and organizations. The deadline for this year’s grants is March 15. Details, guidelines and applications are available online at

The Rappahannock County High School Class of 1964 is planning its 50-year class reunion. John Anderson, owner of Jessamine Hill Farm, has offered to host the gathering on May 16-17. All classmates, spouses and significant others are welcome. For more information, contact Frank Moffett at 540-675-3374 or