Meetings and notices for April 30

Staff members from Congressman Robert Hurt’s office hold local hours from 10 a.m. to noon tomorrow (Friday, May 1) in the Jamieson Room at the library. For more information, visit

Rabies vaccination offered 9 to 1 this Saturday (May 2) at the Rappahannock Animal Welfare League (RAWL) shelter, Route 639 in Amissville. It’s $10 per pet and all proceeds go to RAWL. Vaccinations available for cats and dogs from any county who are at least four months old. For more information, call 540-937-3336.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving meeting at the Rappahannock County Library is 6:30 p.m. Monday (May 4). Come and share your concerns and ideas on how to address this in our community and surrounding communities. If you have questions, please call 540-229-1112 or email

The Democratic Committee meets at the library at 7 p.m. Tuesday (May 5). Everyone is welcome, you don’t have to be a member to participate. Contact Ross O’Donoghue at 540-987-8019 for more information.

Virginia Cooperative Extension offers a drinking water testing clinic at 6:30 p.m. May 7 at Jeffersonton Community Center (5073 Jeffersonton Rd.). Fee is $49, pre-registration required, space is limited. For more information, contact Linda Baldwin at 540-675-3619 or

Virginia Cooperative Extension offers a Food Safety Training ServSafe Manager Certification Course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 12 and May 17 at the Rappahannock Extension Office (311-J Gay St., Washington). Participants will complete the requirements for a Food Protection Manager Certification of the National Restaurant Association. After the classroom work, participants take a national certification exam. Registration deadline is April 28; cost is $150. For more information, call 540-727-3435.

Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company seeks 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.

Free Affordable Care Act (ACA) assistance is available (by appointment) from 2 to 6 Tuesday afternoons at the Rappahannock County Library. Next session is May 5. For questions or appointments, call 703-216-5262 or email

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 Thursday, May 7. 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.

Rappahannock County Relay for Life committee meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Washington Baptist Church. Next meeting: May 12. 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