Community bulletin board — news from organizations

Posted: January 30, 2013

Doug and Linda Butler of the Kiwanis Club of Old Town serve lunch to the residents and clients at the Salvation Army Shelter kitchen in Winchester. The local club supplies two members to serve lunch each day at the shelter as part of the Community Service Project. A record of the hours devoted to the project by members is accumulated and recorded in the Kiwanis International headquarters in Indianapolis and the information is supplied to the media. Contact 540-667-0356.


Rotary Club  of Frederick County

The Rotary Club of Frederick County will meet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room of Allen Dining Hall.

A club assembly will be held by the club’s committee chairs.

The club board of directors meeting will be held following the club assembly.

Contact Stephen M. Gyurisin at 540-336-7357 or

Rotary Club  of Clarke County

The Rotary Club of Clarke County will meet at noon today at the Grace Episcopal Church Hall in Berryville.

A presentation of the Stop Hunger Now program will be presented.

Contact Marie Murphy at 540-247-5442 or

Dick Bowers  Duplicate Bridge

The Dick Bowers Duplicate Bridge Club holds regular games at 7 p.m. Monday and 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Godfrey Miller Fellowship Center at 28 S. Loudoun St., Winchester. New players are welcome.

Jan. 21 North/South winners were Dagmar Loose and Mark Sonder, first, and George Caley and Gerard O’Malley, second. East/West winners were Thelma Cameron and Rosalie Lewis, first, and Irene and Larry Graham, second.

Jan. 22 North/South winners were Helen Sperry and Rosalie Lewis, first, and Gerard O’Malley and Dagmar Loose, second. East/West winners were Bengt Farnstrom and Stephen Montague, first, and Sandy Murphy and Colin Steele, second.

Lessons and partnerships can be arranged. Visit or call Mary Kay at 540-667-2425.

Apple Valley Tea Party

The Apple Valley Tea Party, Shenandoah Valley Constitutional Conservatives, and the Republican Women of Shenandoah Valley are sponsoring a Lieutenant Governor Candidate Forum Feb. 9 at Lord Fairfax Community College’s Carl and Emily Thompson Conference Center.

This is a free event from 1 to 4 p.m., and the following seven candidates will attend — Jeannemarie Davis, Bishop E.W Jackson, Pete Synder, Scott Lingamfelter, Steve Martin, Cory Stewert and Susan Stimpson.

Contact Dody at 540-533-4894 or visit applevalleyclub.orgor Karen Kwiatkowski at 540-333-1459 or

Shenandoah  Knitting Guild

The Shenandoah Knitting Guild will meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Merrimans Lane, Winchester.

Contact Gail Crane at 540-532-7768 or

Alpha Omega ESA

Alpha Omega chapter 2060, ESA, will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Courtyard by Marriott.

Cookie Oates of the Winchester Medical Center’s Hurst House will give a program on this respite site for families followed by a tour of the house adjacent to the hospital. Members are asked to bring items for the house.

Orders for the country ham sandwich sale to be delivered Feb. 8 are due. The proceeds from the sale will cover costs of the NW Works chili dinner Feb. 15.

The additional proceeds will be added to the Jane Ray Memorial Nursing scholarship fund.

The chapter will have a tailgate party Saturday prior to Sunday’s Super Bowl, hosted by Joan and Eddie Dodson.

Women’s Civic League

Women’s Civic League will meet at noon Friday at Best Western Lee-Jackson in Winchester

The program will be presented by The Apple Capital Quartet. Call Ruby at 540-667-8865.

Old Fredericktown  Garden Club

Old Fredericktown Garden Club will not meet in February.

Although the club did not hold its monthly meeting in January, the group hosted a bridal shower for one of its members, Mary Stickley, with approximately 18 members in attendance.

Kiwanis Club  of Winchester

The Kiwanis Club of Winchester will meet at noon today at the Best Western Lee-Jackson.

Contact John Westervelt at 540-667-2409 or

Winchester Connection

The Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 40, meets at 6 p.m. Friday at Italian Touch Restaurant, 229 S. Loudoun St., Winchester.

Dress is business casual and prospective members are welcome. Call 540-313-6303, visit or email

Embroiderers Guild  of America

The Winchester Chapter of Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 1 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Activities Room at Westminster Canterbury.

All levels of stitching are welcome. Call 304-754-7916 or 540-665-5739.

Winchester Rotary

The Rotary Club of Winchester will meet at noon Thursday at the Travelodge.

Mary Braun, executive director of Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, will give an update on the latest developments of the renovation of the new location on Cork Street.

Host Lions

Winchester Host Lions will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Best Western Lee-Jackson in Winchester.

The speaker will be Michael Rohrbacher of Shenandoah University music therapy.