Community bulletin board — news from organizations
Posted: January 16, 2013
Winchester Democratic Committee
A pre-inaugural breakfast celebration will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church Family Life Center in Winchester.
The guest speaker will be Virginia Sen. Mark Herring, a candidate for Virginia attorney general.
Tickets are $20 in advance and available at The Piccadilly Printing Co., Jordan’s, Winchester Book Gallery and Harvest Moon Natural Food. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
Amvets Post 18 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the VFW Post 2123, 200 Sulky Drive, Winchester.
All veterans and active military may join. Call 540-336-1494.
The Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 40, will meet at 6 p.m. Friday at Brewbaker’s, 168 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
Rotary Club of Frederick County
Club member and past president Tammy Stevenson, who is membership advocate for Rotary District 7570 Area 1, will speak to the club about the role of the member advocate.
The club will meet at 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 email@example.com.
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.
Former CEO Alan Wurtzel, author of “Good to Great to Gone,” the inside story of Circuit City’s dramatic rise and equally dramatic fall, will speak to the Rotary of Club of Winchester at noon Thursday at the Travelodge.
He’ll discuss lessons to use in business.
Northern Shenandoah Valley Tea Party
Northern Shenandoah Valley Tea Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Camino Real Mexican Restaurant, 16 Crow St., Berryville.
There will be a discussion on practical home emergency management preparedness.
The topic for the meeting will be wealth creation and preservation in uncertain times.
Contact Jay L. Marts at 410-440-1344.
Frederick County GOP
The Frederick County Republican Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Millbrook High School, 251 First Woods Drive.
Bring two items for the food bank.
Contact Mike Lindsay at 540-816-2894.
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.
Mary Braun with the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum will speak about the plans for the museum.
Contact Kyle Homan at 540-722-7459.
Winchester Host Lions will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Best Western Lee-Jackson.
The Winchester Lioness Lions will meet at Perkins Restaurant in the lounge area.
The doors open at 5:30 p.m. For information or reservations call Susan at 540-869-3784.
Dick Bowers Duplicate Bridge
The Dick Bowers Duplicate Bridge Club holds regular games at 7 p.m. Monday and 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Godfrey Miller Fellowship Center at 28 S. Loudoun St., Winchester. New players are welcome.
The Jan. 7 North/South winners were Della Bates and Colin Steele, first, and Mark Sonder and Dagmar Loose, second. East/West winners were Marie and Milan Majarov, first, and Steve Straight and Linda Kelley, second.
The Jan. 8 North/South winners were Jim Braunworth and Rhea Diamond, first, and Virginia Fluet and Linda Zawacki, second. East/West winners were Colin Steele and Jane Colgan, first, and Ann Hawkins-Viau and Vivian Royston, second.
Lessons and partnerships can be arranged. Visit winchesterbridge.com or call Mary Kay at 540-667-2425.
Hoppers Auto Club
Hoppers Auto Club held it awards banquet.
Fred Cheshire was named the Walter Patterson Outstanding Member of the Year.
Other awards presented include the following: President’s Key Man Award, Denny Wingfield; Project Chairman Award, Fred Cheshire; perfect attendance, Tom Beavers, Fred Cheshire, Harold Ruckman, Denny Wingfield; Nonmember Workmanship Award, Marie Cheshire and Marie Clary; Activity Points Award, Eddy Strosnider, first, Harold Ruckman, second, and Rick Combs, third.
Special recognition was presented to Debbie and Danny Boyce as Relay for Life Car Show coordinators; Kym Hess, car shows, and Bailey Combs, Brady Combs and Lucy Hardman for fall car show.
Officers for 2013 are President Ted Morgan, Vice President Fred Cheshire, Secretary Eddy Strosnider, Treasurer Harold Ruckman, Sergeant-at-Arms Jim Young, and Board Members-at-Large Phil Lewis, Jay Myrick and Joe Patterson.
The club meets the first Thursday at the club’s shop on Old Bethel Church Road in Frederick County.
Glen Burnie Garden Club
Glen Burnie Garden Club will not meet in January.
The club met in December at the home of Susan Creasy for a Christmas luncheon. The exhibit of the day was “O Christmas Tree,” a decorated tree.
Awards were won by Phyllis Steele and Marsha Barley.
The club will meet Feb. 21.
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. For more information, call 540-631-4222 or 540-336-7412.
Dance Club Shenandoah
Dance Club Shenandoah will hold a dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday 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 dances with live bands.
Prospective members, and couples who would like to attend the dance as guests, call Steve and Ellen at 540-667-1923.
Winchester Wheelmen will have the following rides:
Thursday night road ride at White Post — This ride is a go unless there is rain or snow. Ride starts from White Post Restorations at 6 p.m. Average speed is 15 ot 17mph. Buck Hefner is leading. White front light and red rear flashing light are required.
Andy Guest Shenandoah River State Park casual MTB Ride, Bentonville — Easy to moderate ride. Meet at the parking lot for the Massanutten Shelter Parking Area for an 11 a.m. Saturday start. Entry fee is required $4; season pass is available. No ride leader.
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Rotary Club of Clarke County
The Rotary Club of Clarke County will meet at noon today at the Grace Episcopal Church Hall in Berryville.
Jeff Kelbe of the Shenandoah Riverkeeper will speak.
Contact Marie Murphy at 540-247-5442 or firstname.lastname@example.org.