Meetings and notices for April 9

Architectural Review Board meets on Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at Washington Town Hall. Agenda includes: Ray Gooch, repair of exposed deteriorating logs on north wall of cabin at 132 Gay Street.

The special meeting of the Town of Washington’s Town Council scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8,  has been rescheduled to 4:30 p.m. Monday (April 13) at town hall. Agenda includes the consideration of engaging legal counsel to represent the town in the matter of Konick v. Town of Washington and to consider a motion to go into closed session to consult with legal counsel in the matter of Konick v. Town of Washington, and matters related to the pending application for redivision of the “Sunnyside” lots.

The town council holds its regularly scheduled monthly meeting and joint meeting with the planning commission at 7 p.m. Monday (April 13)  at town hall. The extensive agenda is detailed in the legal advertisement on this page.

Rappahannock County School Board meets  on Tuesday, April 14, at 6 p.m. in the high school band room. Agenda is online at

Open House for Belle Meade Summer Camps is 1 to 3 p.m. this Sunday (April 12) at Belle Meade School, 353 F.T. Valley Road, Sperryville. Learn about Belle Meade’s Day Camp (outdoor, active fun for ages 6-13, from June 8-19; June 22-July 3; July 6-17; July 20-31 and Aug. 3-14. swimming, arts and crafts. and Swim Camp (ages 4-7, from June 8-12, July 6-10 and July 20-24). For more information, call 540-987-9748.

Retired Teachers Association meets on Tuesday, April 14, at 10 a.m. at the Washington Baptist Church.  Donations will be made to the senior center and scholarship selections will be decided.  For more information, call 540-675-3524.

Rappahannock County Planning Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, at the county courthouse. Agenda includes; Weber professional office; Viator -Jones outdoor musical performances and Aaronson professional office.

The Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, Inc. is currently seeking contestants for Queen (ages 14-20) , Junior Miss (ages 8-13) , and Little Miss (ages 3-7) for the company’s June 24-27 carnival. (Parade is Thursday, June 25.) For tickets and information, contact Sandi at 540-937-4218. Entries contact J.B. Carter at 540-937-4218.

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission meets on Wednesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. at the John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Square, Warrenton.

Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services meets  on Tuesday,  April 14 at 1p.m. at 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper. Individuals with disabilities who require special assistance to attend and participate should contact Laura Wohlford at 540-825-3100, extension 3213. RRCS is an equal access and opportunity organization.

The NAACP Culpeper Branch meets on Thursday, April 16  at 7 p.m. at the Culpeper County Library,  271 Southgate Shopping Center Culpeper. For more information, call 540-727-1305.

Free Affordable Care Act (ACA) assistance is available (by appointment) from 2 to 6 Tuesday afternoons at the Rappahannock County Library. Next session is April 14. For questions or appointments, call 703-216-5262 or email

Mental Health Association of Fauquier offers a two-day Mental Health First Aid course for community members from 9 to 3 this Friday and Saturday (April 9-10) at the Rappahannock County Library.  There is no charge but pre-registration is required. To register contact Sallie Morgan at or 540-341-8732.

Kindergarten registration: All children five years old by Sept. 30, 2015 may enter kindergarten this August at Rappahannock County Elementary School. Formal registration for new kindergartners is 8:40 to 11:40 a.m. and 1 to 2:40 p.m. each day, April 14-17,  at RCES — by appointment only. Call the RCES office at 540-227-0200 to schedule an appointment.

Child care providers are invited to attend a training session from 8:30 to 3 on Saturday, April 11 at the Galbreath Marshall Building, 1401 Old Fredericksburg Rd., Culpeper. Participants receive six hours of training credit for attending a program covering healthy brain development, nutrition for young children and more. The $10 costincludes lunch; registration deadline is April 3.  For more information or to register, call 540-727-3435 or contact Extension agent Becky Sheffield at

Caregivers Support Group meets 10 a.m. to noon on the first and third Thursday of each month at Reynolds Baptist Church in Sperryville. The next meeting is today (April 16). For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or

Rappahannock Quilt Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Amissville Methodist Church, 14567 Lee Hwy. All are welcome. For more  information, call 540-937-4338.

Salem Ruritan Club will award three $1,500 scholarships this year, one each to graduating seniors at Culpeper County High School, Eastern View High School and Rappahannock County High School. Applications for the scholarships, based on a combination of academic achievement, community service and financial need, can be picked up at school guidance department. Completed forms are due by April 13 (RCHS and EVHS).

George Washington Carver Regional Alumni Association will award scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 to students accepted to four-year colleges (and $500 to those attending community colleges).  The scholarships are based on academic achievement, community service and financial need. Applications available in local guidance departments or from GWCRAA Inc. at PO Box 965, Culpeper, VA 22701. Applications must be postmarked by May 15.

Rappahannock County Relay for Life committee meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Washington Baptist Church. Next meeting: April 14. Register online at or contact Karen Williams (540-635-4673), Phyllis Grogg (540-364-2640) or Ellen Timbers (540-987-8402).

Best of All Worlds 4-H Camp for 9- to 12-years-olds take place weekdays from June 15-19, June 22-26; July 6-10; July 13-17 and July 20-24 at the Rappahannock County Elementary School auxiliary gym. Campers will travel to the 4-H Ed Center in Front Royal every afternoon. Cost ($150) includes bus transportation to and from camp, daily swimming, program supplies and a camp T-shirt. For more information, call 540-675-3619 or email Jenny Kapsa at

The 4-H Culpeper-Shenandoah-Rappahannock Overnight Camp is July 26-30 at the 4-H Ed Center for 9- to 13-year-olds who’ll spend five days and four nights swimming, canoeing, horseback riding, dancing and performing in the talent show and ending each day at the campfire circle. Cost is $260. For more information, call 540-675-3619 or email Jenny Kapsa at