Community bulletin board — news from organizations

Posted: October 16, 2013


Rotary Club  of Clarke County

The Rotary Club of Clarke County will meet at noon Wednesday at the fellowship hall at Berryville Presbyterian Church, 123 W. Main St., Berryville.

John Huddy, the new Handley Regional library director, will speak.

Contact Marie Murphy at 540-247-5442 or

Winchester Rotary

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

Joe Shtulman and David Sovine will present a program “Live United” on behalf of the United Way.

Winchester Connection

The Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 45, will meet at 6 p.m. Friday at Brewbakers, 168 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.

Dress is business casual and prospective members are welcome.

Call 540-313-6303, visit or email

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.

The Rev. Dr. R. Mark Jordon from First Baptist Church will speak on the Rotary Foundation Program.

Contact Kitty Zuckerman at

Host Lions

The Winchester Host Lions Club will have a business meeting at 12:15 p.m. at the Best Western Lee-Jackson. Call 540-667-6350.

Kiwanis Club  of Blue Ridge

The Kiwanis of Blue Ridge will meet from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Clement Board Room of the Allen Dining Hall at Shenandoah University.

Dr. Bill Shendow, chair of the Political Science Department at SU, will speak.

Contact Kyle Homan at 540-722-7459.

Dance Club Shenandoah

Dance Club Shenandoah will host a dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the North Warren Fire Hall, 266 Rockland Court, Front Royal.

The Dave Winter Group will play. A free dance lesson will be given at 6:15 p.m.

This is a members-only organization which holds monthly ballroom/swing/Latin dances with live bands.

Prospective members and couples who would like to attend are to call Steve and Ellen Nichols at 540-667-1923.

American Sewing Guild

American Sewing Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 23 at the Clarke County Memorial VFW Post 9760, 425 S. Buckmarsh St., Berryville.

All skill levels welcome for the programs and seminars.

There not be meetings in November and December. Contact Janet Miller at 540-686-6514.

Winchester Kiwanis

Ann T Burkholder, the Commissioner of the Revenue for Winchester, will speak at noon today at the Winchester Kiwanis Club meeting at the Best Western Lee-Jackson.

Her topic will be “A Day in the Life of the Commissioner of the Revenue.”

Colonial Garden Club

The Colonial Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. today at the Youth Development Center in Winchester.

The program will be on spring planting. The special of the day is an American Victorian design in a glass vase.

German Lunch Bunch

The German Lunch Bunch will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Golden Corral restaurant in Winchester.

Newcomers are welcome. Call 540-869-6808.

Hawthorne Garden Club

The Hawthorne Garden Club of Winchester will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Health, Kendall Community Campus, 329 N. Cameron St., Winchester.

The program will be a member arrangement workshop, hosted by Beth Louque. This meeting is in preparation for the Standard Flower Show, “Bonjour, Paris!” Nov. 16 and 17 at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.

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, 28 S. Loudoun St., Winchester and on the second and fourth Saturdays at Westminster-Canterbury. New players are welcome.

The Oct. 7 winners were Lynn Welsh and Ralph Cate, first; Dagmar Loose and Mark Sonder, second, and Thelma Cameron and Rosalie Lewis, third.

The Oct. 8 North/South winners were Sharon Sudbrink and Margaret Babb, first, and William Clark Jr. and Ken Marshall, second. East/West winners were Linda Kelley and Milan Majarov, first, and Clint Bennett and Tom Gallaher, second.

The Oct. 12 winners were George Caley and Milan Majarov, first; Stephen Montague and Bengt Farnstrom, second, and Walter Shropshire and Charles Clements, third.

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


National Active Retired Federal Employees Winchester Chapter 180 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Best Western Lee-Jackson in Winchester.

Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. followed by a political candidate meet and greet.

Contact Jon Joyce at 540 955-4489 or or Ralph Hensley at 571-232-1184 or

Free meals

The following organizations provide free meals to area residents.

Another Chance Church, 214 E. Piccadilly St., Winchester, offers a free meal at 6 p.m. Fridays. Call 540-931-3885.

Living Faith Church, 419 N. Cameron St., Winchester, sponsors a soup kitchen from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Food donations are accepted. Call Jeff Beard at 540-665-2335.

Jubilee Kitchen is open from 11:30 to noon Saturdays at First Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Loudoun St., Winchester. Call 540-662-3832.

Braddock Street United Methodist Church, 115 Wolfe St., Winchester, provides a meal at 6 p.m. Mondays. Enter on Braddock Street. Call 540-667-3366.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 2732 Martinsburg Pike, Stephenson, offers a community meal, “Sharing His Bounty,” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays. Contact 540-662-1269.

Winchester Rescue Mission, 435 N. Cameron St., offers lunch at noon Tuesdays. Call 540-667-5379.

The Knights of Columbus sponsors a soup kitchen from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at 519 S. Cameron St., Winchester. Call 540-662-5545.

Market Street United Methodist Church, 131 S. Cameron St., Winchester, hosts a Kitchen of Hope from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Call 540-662-6709.

The Centenary Reformed United Church of Christ, 202 S. Cameron St., Winchester, serves lunch from noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays. A food giveaway follows from 1 to 2 p.m. Call 540-888-3349.

The Salvation Army, 300 Fort Collier Road, Winchester, provides meals daily — Monday to Friday, 6:30 a.m. breakfast, noon lunch and 5 p.m. dinner; Saturday, 10 a.m. brunch and 5 p.m. dinner, and Sunday, 9 a.m. breakfast, 1 p.m. lunch and 6 p.m. dinner. Call 540-662-4777, ext. 22.

Phazz One Ministries, 501 S. Cameron St., Winchester, serves a community meal from 1 to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Sundays. Call 540-323-7159.


To add to the list of free meals and soup kitchens or to make changes, contact F.C. Lowe at or 540-667-3200, ext. 265.