Community bulletin board: news from organizations
Posted: December 12, 2012
American Legion Post 21 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the post home, 1730 Berryville Pike, Winchester.
Prospective members are welcome. Veterans from all wars from WWII to Afghanistan may join. Bring a copy of form DD214.
Contact 540-662-9501 or John McAniff at email@example.com.
The group will have an open-house style Christmas party from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the post home.
Bring a covered dish and an unwrapped new toy to be donated to Toys for Tots. There is a greater need for toys this holiday season.
Kiwanis Club of Winchester
The Kiwanis Club of Winchester will hold its annual children’s Christmas party and lunch 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 second Shenandoah Valley Runners winter series race, Jingle Bell 5K, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Blandy Experimental Farm & State Arboretum in Boyce.
Entry fees are $4 for members, $5 for nonmembers, and $1 for students.
Participants may pre-register online at raceit.com.
Contact race director, Duane Williamson at 540-341-4977 or email@example.com.
The Winchester Area Newcomers Club, a social club for women, will meet at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 19 at Opequon Presbyterian Church in Kernstown.
For more information, call 540-328-0622.
AMVETS Post 18 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at the VFW Post 2123 home, 200 Sulky Drive, Winchester.
All veterans and active military may join. Call 540-336-1494.
Rotary Club of Winchester
Rotary Club of Winchester will meet at noon Thursday at the Travelodge.
Representatives from the Interact Clubs will provide an update of accomplishments already this year.
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. in Winchester. New players are welcome.
The Dec. 3 winners were Mark Sonder and Dagmar Loose, first; Margaret Neiberger and Veda Headley, second; Sam Link and Betsy Fath, third, and Lynn Welsh and Ralph Cate, fourth.
The Dec. 4 winners were George Caley and Gerard O’Malley, first; J. David Grier and Dagmar Loose, second, and Ann Hawkins-Viau and Jane Colgan, third.
Lessons and partnerships can be arranged. Visit winchesterbridge.com or call Mary Kay at 540-667-2425.
The Winchester Lioness Lions Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Perkins Restaurant in Winchester.
The Leo Club from Grafton and the district governor, Sharon Hart, will attend the meeting.
Rotary Club of Frederick County
Past Presidents Kitty Zuckerman and John Zimet will lead the club membership with a mix of songs for the holiday season at the Rotary Club of Frederick County meeting, scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room of Allen Dining Hall.
The Public Relations Committee will meet after the club meeting.
Contact Stephen M. Gyurisin at 540-336-7357 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Winchester Chapter 180, will meet at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 21 at the Best Western Lee-Jackson in Winchester.
Entertainment will be provided by the Dixie Rhythm Band.
Bring canned food items for C-CAP.
Cost is $11. Call Harmon Byrd at 540-877-1952 by Tuesday for reservations.
Blue Ridge Christian Singles
Blue Ridge Christian Singles, a group for ages 40-66, will have a Christmas party Saturday.
Call 540-323-3324 or 540-931-7286.
Apple Valley Tea Party
The Apple Valley Tea Party will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Frederick County Public Safety Building, 1080 Coverstone Drive.
Jeannemarie Davis will speak about her run for lieutenant governor of Virginia.
Call 540-533-4894 or visit applevalleyteaparty.org.
The Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 40, will meet at 6 p.m. Friday at Castiglia’s Restaurant, 2100 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester.
Dress is business casual and prospective members are welcome.
Apple Valley Squares
The Apple Valley Squares offers beginner level modern western square dancing lessons from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the UAW Building, 2625 Papermill Road, Winchester.
Call 540-631-4222 or 540-336-7412.
Top of Virginia Building Association
Top of Virginia Building Association will have a holiday party from 6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Ferrari Room in the Brandt Student Center at Shenandoah University.
Winchester Mayor Elizabeth Minor will induct the 2012 board.
Contact email@example.com 540-665-0365.
Middle Potomac History Researchers
The Middle Potomac History Researchers, which focuses on local history and genealogy research on the North Central Potomac River watershed, meets from 4 to 6 p.m. every third Tuesday at Josephine School Community Museum.
For more information, contact 540-955-5512.
Rotary Club of Clarke County
Rotary Club of Clarke County meets at noon today at Grace Episcopal Fellowship Hall in Berryville. Visitors welcome.