Community News & Events for Jan. 30 paper

First aid classes
The Lord Fairfax EMS Council will offer community first aid CPR/AED classes as well as basic life support for health care providers at 180-1 Prosperity Drive, Winchester.

Basic life support: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Tuesday and Feb. 8 and 23; noon-4:30 p.m., Feb. 11, 17 and 29; 5-9:30 p.m., Feb. 25; 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Feb. 27.
Community class (adult only): 5-9:30 p.m., Feb. 10.
Community class (adult/child/infant): 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Feb. 16.
Information: 540-665-0014 or www.lfems.vaems.org.

Course for men
Tuesday is the deadline to register for a course for high school men and older titled “Men Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Manhood” that will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 for 10 weeks at the Linden United Methodist Church.

A preview of the course will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 6. Lunch will be provided.

The cost is $25 per person. Information, registration: Sal Ortiz at 540-635-9636.

Samuels Library
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following story-time programs in February.

• Time for Baby for ages up to 2 (siblings welcome): 11 a.m., Tuesday.
• Big Kids story time for kindergarten and up: 4:30 p.m., Tuesday and Feb. 9 and 23.
• Toddler story time: 10:15 a.m., Wednesday and Thursday and Feb. 10, 11, 24 and 25.
• Preschool story time: 11 a.m., Wednesday and Thursday and Feb. 10, 11, 24 and 25.

Information: 540-635-3153 or www.samuelslibrary.net.

Computer club
The Shenandoah Valley Computer Club will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the county library in Edinburg.
The program will be an introduction to Microsoft Windows 10.

Diabetes group
The Type II Diabetes Group will meet from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Mall Conference Room (next to Subway) in Medical Office Building 1, Winchester.

Information: Debbie at 540-536-5106.

Extension activities
The Shenandoah County Extension office in Woodstock has announced the following activities:
• The Seven Bends 4-H Shooting Education Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Round Hill Church of the Brethren.
• The 4-H Goat Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria at Central High School, Woodstock.
• The 4-H/FFA livestock show and sale executive committee will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Extension office.
• The 4-H Exchange Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Extension office.

Information: 459-6140.

Sorority news
Eta Chi, a local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, has completed multiple service projects in Shenandoah County. They included:
• A dinner was held last fall for the volunteers of the Free Clinic.
• In November, the sorority provided free flags to people who turned in their old flags at Lowe’s in Woodstock.
• A workshop to prepare decorations for the Free Clinic Gala was held in November at the home of Gail Mullikin. The sorority also donated a decorated tree and door prize.
• On the fifth Thursday of each month the sorority donates food for clients of the Small Hands Clinic in Edinburg.
• Funds have been donated to Healthy Families-Shenandoah County to provide small, necessary essentials for clients who could not otherwise afford them for their children.

Further information about the sorority is available by calling Gail Mullikin at 459-5213.

 

Rotary club
David King, athletic director at Eastern Mennonite University, will be the speaker at the meeting of the Rotary Club of New Market at noon Wednesday at the Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille.

Information: www.newmarketrotaryclub.net.

Learn Spanish
Bowman Library in Stephens City will host “Learn Spanish with Angela” at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesdays in February.

Children and their parents will learn Spanish through the use of games, songs, puppets and picture books. Information: www.handleyregional.org.

College news
Katelyn E. Foltz, a second-year student at the University of Virginia Hospital, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. She has also been inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.

She is the daughter of Melissa L. Foltz, of Woodstock.

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