Community bulletin board — news from organizations
Rotary Club of Frederick County
Jerry Holsworth, local historian and author, will speak at the Rotary Club of Frederick County meeting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room of Allen Dining Hall.
Contact Stephen M. Gyurisin at 540-336-7357 or email@example.com.
The Winchester chapter of Trout Unlimited will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Oak Crest Realty Office, 126 N. Kent St in Winchester.
Turner Ashby Chapter 184 United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday in the conference room at First Bank, 1835 Valley Ave., Winchester.
Order of Eastern Star
McKinley Chapter 19 Order of the Eastern Star will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Masonic Lodge, 118 N. Loudoun St.
Election of officers will be held. An open installation of officers will be held at 3 p.m. March 16.
Contact Donna McIlwee at 540-877-1503.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shenandoah Valley Runners
The eighth Shenandoah Valley Runners winter series race, Treasure Hunt 5K, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sherando Family Fitness in Stephens City.
Entry fees are $4 for members, $5 for non-members and $1 for students. Participants may pre-register online at raceit.com and are asked to bring items for a “treasure” table.
Contact race director Ed Grainger at 540-868-0794 or email@example.com.
Shenandoah Astronomical Society
Shenandoah Astronomical Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday at Lord Fairfax Community College, Middletown.
For information call George at 540-742-4799 or visitShenandoahastronomical.org.
Winchester Wheelmen will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Venice Italian Restaurant, U.S. 522, north of Winchester.
The Apple Valley Chapter of APICS will hold a Top Management Night at 5:30 p.m. March 20 at the Holiday Inn, U.S. 522 south of Winchester.
Paul Vitagliano, vice president and general manager of Thermo Fisher, Winchester, will speak on “Thermo Fisher Scientific and Middletown Operations: A Market Leader in Serving Science.”
Cost is $25. Reservations due by noon March 13 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-members may attend.
Korean War Veterans
Shenandoah Valley Chapter 313 of the Korean War Veterans Association will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Post 2, 1730 Berryville Pike.
Any member of the military who served in Korea, including territorial waters and airspace from Sept. 3, 1945, to the present, and any veteran who served outside Korea between Jan. 25, 1950, and Jan. 31, 1955, may become a member.
Contact Lew Ewing at 540-678-1787 or email@example.com.
Northern Shenandoah Valley Tea Party
Northern Shenandoah Valley Tea Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Perkins Restaurant, 711 Millwood Ave., Winchester.
A discussion of the 2013 election will be held with lieutenant governor candidate, state Sen. Steve Martin, and attorney general candidate, state Sen. Mark Obenshain.
Contact Jay L. Marts at 410-440-1344 or MartsJL@gmail.com.
Dance Club Shenandoah
Dance Club Shenandoah will hold a dance at 7:30 p.m. March 16 at the North Warren Fire Hall, 266 Rockland Court, Front Royal.
The swing band Eclectic Coalition will play.
This is a members-only organization that holds monthly swing/Latin/ballroom dances with live bands.
Prospective members and couples who would like to attend the dance may call Steve and Ellen at 540-667-1923.
The Winchester Host Lions Club will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Best Western Lee-Jackson Banquet Room.
The guest speaker will be the Rev. Dan McCoig about the WATTS shelter program. Call 540-535-0665.
Kiwanis of Blue Ridge
The Kiwanis of Blue Ridge will meet from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Clement Board Room in the Allen Dining Hall at Shenandoah University.
The club’s 23rd Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser May 3 will be discussed.
Contact Kyle Homan at 540-722-7459.
Old Fredericktown Garden Club
Old Fredericktown Garden Club will meet March 13 at the home of Bernie Earley. The meeting will be co-hosted with Peg Magtutu.
The program will be a workshop on small and miniature designs.
Artistic will be designs made in the workshop and will be taken home by the creators.
Horticulture will be open but feature living branches.
Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays and Youth Group of Accepting GBLT and Allies will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. March 17 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah Valley, 6380 Valley Pike, Stephens City. Refreshments will be served.
PFLAG provides support and education to anyone in the Lgbtq community, family & friends.
Visit pflagwinchester.com or call 540-686-1677.
The Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 40, will meet at 6 p.m. Friday at Castiglia’s, 2100 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester.
Dress is business casual and prospective members welcome.
Rotary Club of Clarke County
The Rotary Club of Clarke County will meet at noon today at the Grace Episcopal Church Hall in Berryville.
Rotary students of the month David Hardesty, Julia Shaffer and Sara Lettie will present a program. Contact Marie Murphy at 540-247-5442 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Club of Old Town
Cindy Marzullo, campaign coordinator for The Laurel Center will speak at the Kiwanis Club of Old Town noon meeting Monday at the Godfrey Miller Fellowship Center, 28 S. Loudoun St.
The club will collect Hamburger Helper for the Salvation Army kitchen in Winchester.
Contact Doug Butler at 540-667-0356.
Rotary Club of Winchester
Nationwide Rotary Rail and Water Tour will come to the Rotary Club of Winchester meeting at noon Thursday at the Travelodge.
Martina Frycova from the Czech Republic is embarking on a nationwide tour of the United States to bring stories of Rotary’s programs to provide clean water in developing countries. She will explain how these efforts deliver sustainable solutions for thousands of people.
Apple Valley Squares
The Apple Valley Squares offer beginner level modern Western square dancing lessons from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the UAW Building, 2625 Papermill Road, Winchester.
Cost is $5. Call 540-631-4222 or 540-336-7412.
Top of Virginia Quilt Guild
Top of Virginia Quilt Guild meets at 1 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Grace United Methodist Church, 7882 Main St., Middletown.
All quilters or those interested in learning the art of quilting may attend. Call 540-686-6514.