Community News & Events: Jan. 18

Marketing luncheon

The Strasburg Chamber of Commerce Women In Business, a mid-day marketing luncheon, has been rescheduled for 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Historical Homemaker Bakery and Cafe, next to the Emporium in Strasburg.  The “Back to Basics” program will focus on building business relationships with each other. Women of all levels of business are welcome to attend and Chamber membership is not required. Non-members may attend for $10 plus the cost of their lunch; Chamber members pay only for their lunch.  RSVP required as seating is limited. Information/RSVP: 540-465-3187 or strasburgcoc@gmail.com.

Photo Exhibit

The Shenandoah County Library and the Mount Jackson Museum will host “Through the Lens of Hoyle Garber: A Photograph”  from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Mount Jackson Town Hall. The Mount Jackson resident and business owner snapped thousands of pictures of events, buildings and people during the second half of the 20th century. Through the library’s online archives, 500 of his photographs are available. This event will celebrate the completion of this project and offer an opportunity to collect information about the images. Information: contact Archivist Zachary Hottel at 540-984-8200.


The Shenandoah County Extension Leadership Council new member orientation will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Extension office in Woodstock. The regular council meeting will follow at 7 p.m. Information: 540-459-6140.


The Rouss Center for the Arts in New Market will host a “How to Audition” workshop from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan.y 27 at the center. Wendi Noel Black will lead the workshop focused on basic audition skills for plays and/or musicals. Cost is $40 per person. Information/registration: contact Wendi at: wendinoel@gmail.com or call 434-981-9700 or 888-341-7313.


Family Promise of Shenandoah County has received a $2,500 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. The grant money will be used for an internal security camera system.  Family Promise of Shenandoah County is part of a national program established in 1988. Its mission is to provide food, shelter and support services to children and their families without homes through a network of local congregations serving Shenandoah, Rockingham, Page, Clarke, Frederick and Warren counties.


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