Community bulletin board: news from organizations
Posted: October 3, 2012
NAACP Winchester Area mass meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at Highland Presbyterian Church in Winchester.
Nominations for board of officers will take place.
Kiwanis of Old Towne
Kiwanis of Old Towne Winchester will meet at noon Monday at the Godfrey Miller Fellowship Center in Winchester.
Bob Bookover will discuss his new book, “The Wish Is My Master.”
Rotary Club of Winchester’s Latest
The Rotary Club of Winchester’s Latest will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Piccadilly’s Public House.
Mayor Elizabeth Minor will speak about the accomplishments and future plans in Winchester.
For more information, contact Amy Kump at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Winchester chapter of Trout Unlimited will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Gander Mountain store in Winchester.
VFW and auxiliaries
The Winchester VFW Post 2123, the Ladies Auxiliary, and the Men’s Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the post home, 200 Sulky Drive.
Prospective members should bring form DD-214. Call 540-868-9992.
Wounded Warrior Project
The Wounded Warrior Project will hold its second annual shooting competition Friday to Sunday at Peacemaker National Training Center at Glengary, W.Va.
Contact Jason Hatch at email@example.com.
VFW Post 2123 will host a dinner Saturday for members of the Wounded Warrior Project.
Dance Club Shenandoah
Dance Club Shenandoah will hold the first dance of the season Oct. 20. The band will be the Dave Winters Group.
This 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 may call Steve and Ellen at 540-667-1923.
Winchester Democratic Committee
Winchester Democratic Committee will have a breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1317 S. Pleasant Valley Road.
Strategies will be discussed to re-elect President Barack Obama and elect other Democratic candidates.
The guest speaker is Aneesh Chopra, the first American Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States and a candidate for lieutenant governor in 2013.
Tickets are $15. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets or pick them up at Jordan’s, Winchester Book Gallery, Harvest Moon Natural Food, and Piccadilly Printing Company.
Contact Carmen Crawford at 540-667-6653.
American Legion Post 21 will meet at 7 p.m. Oct.11 at the post home on Berryville Pike.
Prospective new members are to bring a copy of your DD-214.
Shenandoah Astronomical Society
The Shenandoah Astronomical Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday at the Lord Fairfax Community College, Middletown.
Call George at 540-742-4799 or visit shenandoahastronomical.org.
Old Fredericktown Garden Club
Old Fredericktown Garden Club will not meet in October due to members going to the district meeting in Waynesboro.
The September meeting was hosted by Peg Magtutu at the home of Nancy Johnston. The program was Horticulture 101 by Alana Danko on how to fill out the National Garden Club cards for horticulture and design and information for entry in a flower show.
Ribbons were awarded to Nancy Johnston, Alana Danko, Rose Trochlil and Jean Miller.
Alpha Rho Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Sorority will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the library of Millbrook High School.
The program will be highlights of the Southeast Regional Conference.
Kiwanis Club of Winchester
The Kiwanis Club of Winchester will meet at noon today at the Best Western Lee-Jackson.
Contact Sean Dudley at 540-662-2335 or email@example.com.
Women’s Civic League
Women’s Civic League will meet at noon Friday at Best Western Lee-Jackson.
The program will be presented by Joan Beverly about the local Habitat for Humanity. Call Ruby at 540-667-8865.
The group will hold a card/game party from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct.19 at Best Western Lee-Jackson. Cost is $15 with lunch and door prizes provided. The deadline is Oct. 12; nonmembers are welcome. Call Margie at 540-662-0198.
Korean War Veterans
The Shenandoah Valley Chapter 313 of the Korean War Veterans Association will meet 2 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Post 21 at 1730 Berryville Pike.
Any member of the military who served in Korea, including territorial waters and air space 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.
Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. 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 at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room of Allen Dining Hall.
Past President Mike Perry of Blue Ridge Bicycles will speaker.
Contact Stephen M. Gyurisin at 540-336-7357 or email@example.com.
The Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 40, will gather at 6 p.m. Friday at Italian Touch Restaurant, 229 S. Loudoun St., Winchester.
Dress is business casual and prospective members welcome.
Dr. Jesse Dingle, principal of John Handley High School, will speak at the Rotary Club of Winchester at noon Thursday at the Travelodge in Winchester.
Woman’s Club of Clarke County
The Woman’s Club of Clarke County will meet at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Berryville Baptist Church for its annual covered-dish luncheon.
Hostesses Barbara Lee Jones, Janet McDonald and Ann Pierce will provide desserts and beverages. Bring non-perishable food and/or a donation for the FISH food bank.
For more information, call 540-955-4628.
North End Citizens
The North End Citizens Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday at the Douglas Learning Center on North Kent Street.
Contact 540-722-7551 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Winchester Host Lions Club will hold its annual fundraiser at 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Best Western Lee-Jackson.
Tickets are $150 for two adults. Grand prize is $12,500 cash. Call 540-665-0660 or 540-869-2818.