Community bulletin board: news from organizations
Posted: December 5, 2012
Winchester American Association of University Women will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Courtyard by Marriott on Northwestern Pike (U.S. 50) west of Winchester.
Vanessa Wigand, principal specialist for health education, physical education, driver education and athletics at the Virginia Department of Education, will speak on “Title IX: Looking Back, Moving Forward.”
Contact Marsha Gochenour at 540-533-8069 or email@example.com.
Old Fredericktown Garden Club
The Old Fredericktown Garden Club will hold its annual Christmas party at the home of President Jean Miller.
The party will be hosted by its board members and will begin at 6 p.m.
The club met Nov. 14 at the home of Louise Nelson, co-hosted with Jean Miller, and the club’s annual auction was held.
Woman’s Club of Clarke County
The Woman’s Club of Clarke County will meet at 2 p.m. Dec. 13 in Berryville Baptist Church.
The program will feature a bell-ringing performance, with members participating.
Officers for 2013 will be installed. The hostesses will be Mary Carter, Pat Copenhaver, Barbara Morris and Ellie Shirley.
The Winchester Host Lion’s Club will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Best Western Lee-Jackson.
The speaker will be Elizabeth McClung, executive director of Belle Grove Plantation.
The annual December Winchester Wheelmen banquet will be held Monday at the Winchester Country Club.
The cost is $28; for re-servations, contact Steve Breeden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-664-6338. The social hour will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7.
An election of officers is scheduled. Some officers are stepping down after long service to the club, including President Steve Breeden, Secretary Amy Hartman and Treasurer Cathy Breeden. Some 2013 officer candidates have been nominated; additional nominations can be made at the banquet. The current nominations include Shawn Carrico (president), Mike Perry (vice president), Charmaine Shaw (secretary) and Nancy Jo Carrico (treasurer).
D.J. Arnold is collecting nominations for awards, which may be submitted to email@example.com.
VFW and auxiliaries
The Winchester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2123, its Ladies’ Auxiliary and its Men’s Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the post home at 200 Sulky Drive.
Prospective members should bring Form DD-214.
Duplicate bridge club
The Dick Bowers Duplicate Bridge Cl ub 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. in Winchester.
New players are welcome.
The Nov. 26 winners were: Bill Sharp and Colin Steele, first; Marie and Milan Majarov, second; Gerard O’Malley and Mark Sonder, third.
The Nov. 27 North/ South winners were: Virginia Fluet and Linda Zawacki and Gerard O’Malley and Dagmar Loose, who tied for first. East/West winners were” Stephen Montague and Milan Majarov, first; and Mary Kay Fahnestock and Veda Headley, second.
Lessons and partnerships can be arranged. Visit winchesterbridge.com or call Mary Kay at 540-667-2425.
Blue Ridge Christian Singles
Blue Ridge Christian Singles (ages 40-66) meet two Saturday nights each month for dinner and social time.
A Christmas party is planned at 6 p.m. Dec. 15. Participants should bring a covered dish. A movie and luncheon are planned during the holidays.
Call Laura at 540-323-3324 or Ken at 5540-931-7286 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Club of Winchester
The Kiwanis Club of Winchester will meet at noon today ain the Best Western Lee-Jackson.
Contact John Westervelt at 540-667-2409 or email@example.com.
The Little Lions will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Middletown Elementary School.
Children aged 3 to 5 and their parents may attend.
The organization is sponsored by the Middletown Children First Lions Club.
Call Marge Davis for more information: 869-4809.
Shenandoah Knitting Guild
The Shenandoah Knitting Guild will hold its annual holiday potluck meeting at 10:30 a.m. Friday in First Christian Church at 75 Merrimans Lane in Winchester.
Order of Eastern Star
McKinley Chapter 19, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Masonic Lodge at 118 N. Loudoun St. in Winchester.
Contact Donna McIlwee at 540-877-1503.
Women’s Civic League
The Women’s Civic League will meet at noon Friday at the Best Western Lee-Jackson in Winchester.
The program will be presented by the Handley High Hilltoppers, directed by Gloria Law.
Call Ruby at 540-667-8865.
Shenandoah Astronomical Society
The Shenandoah Astronomical Society meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown.
The meeting will feature a presentation on the discovery of a pulsar.
Call George at 540-742-4799 or visit Shenandoahastronomical.org.
The December meeting of the Alpha Rho Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Sorority will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library of Millbrook High School in Frederick County.
The program will be a “thieves’ Christmas exchange.”
Korean War veterans
The Shenandoah Valley Chapter 313 of the Korean War Veterans Association will meet 2 p.m. Tuesday at American Legion Post 21 at 1730 Berryville Pike (Va. 7).
Any member of the military who served in Korea, including its 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, can become a member.
Contact Lew Ewing at 540-678-1787 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Club of Frederick County
The Rotary Club of Frederick County will meet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Clement Board Room of Allen Dining Hall at Shenandoah University in Winchester.
The program will be gifted and talented student presentations from students in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award program.
The annual meeting and election of officers will take place prior to the program.
Contact Stephen M. Gyurisin at 540-336-7357 or email@example.com.
Alpha Omega 2060
Alpha Omega 2060 will serve a Christmas luncheon Dec. 21 at NW Works in Winchester.
A Christmas social event will be held at 1 p.m. Dec. 16 at Cantina d’Italia.
The Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 40, will meet at 6 p.m. Friday in the Italian Touch Restaurant at 229 S. Loudoun St., in Winchester.
Apple Valley Squares
The Apple Valley Squares offer beginner-level modern Western square dancing lessons from 7 to 9 p.m. each Thursday in the United Auto Workers Building at 2625 Papermill Road in Winchester.
The cost is $5 per lesson. For more information, call 540-631-422.