Volunteeering

L.G. ‘Butch’ Zindel is Citizen of the Year

His extensive volunteer work has been recognized all the way to the state capital in Richmond. He was named Scoutmaster of the Year for the Piedmont region in 1990; he received the Governor’s Award for Volunteering Excellence in 1990; and in 1991 the Piedmont Association of Realtors recognized Butch for “Outstanding Service to the Community.” […]

Volunteeering

Woodville woman’s act of selfless kindness

Perhaps her most daunting accomplishment, however, is this summer’s decision to donate a kidney to Lake Lester. He is a man she barely knows. He is not a family member, nor neighbor, nor close friend. He is simply a man in her professional network suffering from final stage renal failure. […]

Churches

Back to Belize to ‘raise the roof’

The last big fundraiser will be held this Saturday, June 23, at Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church. The car wash from 2-6 p.m. is the first event and appointments can be made by calling 540-987-8137. The Talent Show, combined with a delicious Italian dinner, will follow. […]

Volunteeering

The Old Lion turns 60

Here in Rappahannock, another important event occurred that year. One of the more underappreciated forces in the county was chartered — the Rappahannock Lions Club. Back then, it was a group of men who pooled their resources to do as a group those things which they couldn’t do by themselves. […]

Music

The Rapp for Nov. 24

No Fourth (Estate) Friday this day after Thanksgiving; Elizabethan chamber music at the Theatre; a Kid Pan Alley musical in the works; a new program to match volunteers with opportunities; and more in this week’s The Rapp. […]

Letters to the Editor

V is for volunteerism

Fast-forward to the present in Rappahannock County where I would like to take the opportunity to raise that same “V” salute to the many dedicated volunteers who work tirelessly to bring a better quality of life to our citizens. […]

Chester Gap Column

Chester Gap column for Oct. 13

It’s nice and sunny now with highs in the low 60s — which is perfect fall weather for our area and for the annual Trunk-or-Treat to be hosted at the Chester Gap VFD, from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29. […]

Photos

The score: win-win

Wakefield Country Day School (WCDS) Athletic Director Mike Costello shows appreciation for a new gym scoreboard, a recent gift of Union Bank and Trust, to Vice President and Senior Commercial Banker Jason Brady. […]

Art

The Rapp for Sept. 22

It’s Farm Tour weekend, plus a bluegrass benefit for Gary Jenkins Jr., Chester Gap VFD’s open house, a Starry Nights Festival, Jane Dittmar at “the donkey barn,” River District Artists’ open house, a Kid Pan Alley concert and PEC’s photo contest. […]