Community bulletin board — news from organizations
Posted: January 9, 2013
Dr. Rosemary Green, 21st Century Doctoral Students, will speak at the AAUW meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the home of Athena Michael.
Contact Marsha Gochenour at email@example.com or 540-533-8069.
Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays and Youth Group of Accepting GBLT and Allies will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah Valley, 6380 Valley Pike, Stephens City, Refreshments served.
PFLAG provides support and education. Visit pflagwinchester.com or call 540-686-1677.
Winchester Wheelmen will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Village Square in Winchester. Business session begins at 7 p.m.
Reservations are due to Steve Breeden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-664-6338.
The annual banquet was held Dec. 10 at the Winchester Country Club, hosted by D.J. Arnold and Logan Felty.
Awards were presented to Winchester Wheelmen Race Team, Male Racer of the Year Andrew Massonneau, Female Racer of the Year Mackenzie Vanover, Wheelman of the Year Steve Breeden, Most Improved Rider Ed Duncan, Most Supportive of Local Cycling Ben Hanson.
Officers for 2013 include President Shawn Carrico, Vice President Mike Perry, Treasurer Nancy Morrison Carrico and Secretary Charmaine Shaw.
Rides scheduled include Thursdays at White Post; night road ride is a go unless there is rain or snow. Ride starts from White Post Restorations. Ride departs at 6 p.m. Average speed is 15 to 17 mph. Buck Hefner is leading. White front light and red rear flashing light are required.
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 email@example.com.
The Shenandoah Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will meet at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 17 at Piccadilly’s Public House in Winchester.
Speaker will be Dr. Robert Bodnar, a veteran of the Air Force and a faculty member at Virginia Tech. His research is related to the study of minerals and energy resources and the origin and exploration for these resources and the environmentally friendly extraction of them.
Reservations to Colonel Rik Pell are due by Tuesday. Contact 540-667-7657 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Winchester Area Newcomers Club, a social club for women, will meet at 10:30 a.m. Jan 16 at the Opequon Presbyterian Church in Kernstown.
Shenandoah Valley Runners
The fourth Shenandoah Valley Runners winter series race, Predicted Time Five-Miler, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Bowling Green Country Club-South, Front Royal.
Entry fees are $4 for members, $5 for nonmembers and $1 for students. Participants may pre-register online at raceit.com.
Old Fredericktown Garden Club
Old Fredericktown Garden Club will not meet in January.
The club held its annual Christmas party at the home of President Jean Miller and was hosted by board members.
Barbara Creasey led singing of Christmas carols and Donald Jones told the biblical Christmas story.
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.
Contact Donna McIlwee at 540-877-1503.
Shenandoah Astronomical Society
Shenandoah Astronomical Society meets on the second Monday at Lord Fairfax Community College, Middletown.
Call George at 540-742-4799 or visit Shenandoahastronomical.org.
Shenandoah Knitting Guild
The Shenandoah Knitting Guild will meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, 75 Merrimans Lane, Winchester. All knitters welcome.
Dance Club Shenandoah
Dance Club Shenandoah will hold a dance at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the North Warren Fire Hall, 266 Rockland Court, Front Royal.
The swing band Eclectic Coalition will play.
Dance Club Shenandoah is a members-only organization that holds monthly ballroom/swing/Latin dances with live bands.
Prospective members and couples who would like to attend the dance as guests, call Steve and Ellen Nichols at 540-667-1923.
American Legion Post 21
American Legion Post 21 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the legion hall, 1730 Berryville Pike.
Veterans who served in any war from WWII to Afghanistan may join. Bring form DD214.
Northern Shenandoah Valley Tea Party
The Northern Shenandoah Valley Tea Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Perkins Restaurant, 711 Millwood Ave., Winchester.
The topic of discussion will be the General Assembly and the 2013 elections with speakers Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R), candidate for lieutenant governor, and Ross Spicer, Frederick County assistant commonwealth’s attorney.
Contact Jay L. Marts at 410-440-1344.
Rotary Club of Frederick County
Special Olympics, Global Messenger athlete DJ “the Barracuda” Cashman will speak to the Rotary Club of Frederick County about his experience as a participant in the Special Olympics.
The club meets 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 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.
The Winchester Host Lions Club will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Best Western Lee-Jackson in Winchester.
The guest speaker will be Therese Corrigan of the Infusion Center. Call 540-535-0665.
The Rotary Club of Winchester will meet at noon Thursday at the Travelodge.
Capt. Larry Mayer of the Civil Air Patrol, Winchester Squadron, will discuss the duties and responsibilities of the local group, including search and rescue, humanitarian aid, and disaster relief.