Meetings and notices for Feb. 13

The Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at 5:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Feb. 13) at the courthouse.

The following offices are closed Monday (Feb. 17) in observance of Presidents’ Day: Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles offices and customer service centers; all Rappahannock County government offices; Union First Market Bank; BB&T in Flint Hill; Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services BoardArea Agency on Aging transportation services and Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services transportation; and the Rappahannock News, which has early deadlines for next week’s (Thursday, Feb. 20) edition. All items for publication should be submitted no later than 3 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 14).

The Jefferson Ruritan Club meets for their monthly dinner, business meeting and special program at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 18) at the Jeffersonton Community Center. Special program speaker is Lori Sorrentino. For more information, call  540-937-5119.

The Rappahannock County Planning Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 19) at the courthouse on Gay Street. The agenda includes the Miller golf course, discussion of chapters 5 and 6 of the Comprehensive Plan and election of its 2014 officers.

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 next Thursday (Feb. 20). For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or

The NAACP Culpeper Branch meets at 7 p.m. next Thursday (Feb. 20) at the Galbreath-Marshall Building (1401 Old Fredericksburg, Rd. Culpeper). For more information, call 540-222-1565.

Festive Progressives meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. next Thursday (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

The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission meets at 1 p.m. Feb. 26 at 420 Southridge Parkway, Suite 106, Culpeper. For more information, call 540-829-7450.

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