Community News & Events for March 28
The Shenandoah County Landfill in Edinburg is hosting a community-wide litter pick-up drive beginning Friday through May 31.
Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to participate. Each organization will receive prize money based on the number of bags of roadside litter picked up. Information: 984-8573 or www.shenandoahcountyva.us/landfill.
The Shenandoah County Master Gardeners will be available from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the county Extension office in Woodstock to answer home horticultural questions. Information: 459-6140.
The New Market Area Library will hold the following children’s activities in April:
• Friday: 10 a.m., Books and Babies for ages birth to 3. The theme is “No Foolin'” featuring stories, songs, chants, movement and playing to develop skills including sharing.
• April 5: 5:30 p.m., the family of Rusty the border terrier returns to read to the children accompanied by Layla, a rescue friend of Rusty. The Rusty books are written in journal style from a dog’s point of view about his travels.
• April 15: 10 a.m., preschool story time for ages 3-5. The theme is “Spring Things” and features books being read, songs, movement activities and a craft.
Triplett Tech reunion
April 22 is the deadline to make reservations to attend the 50th anniversary alumni reunion of Triplett Tech in Mount Jackson on April 29.
The reunion will include tours at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and alumni photos at 7:15 p.m.
Tickets for dinner, which are available until April 22, are $10 each. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Alumni Scholarship Fund. Information, reservations, tickets: 477-3161.
WINC FM 92.5 presented a check for $4,000 at the quarterly board meeting of the Winchester Medical Center Foundation on March 15.
WINC FM, part of Centennial Broadcasting II, has committed to a five-year pledge of $100,000 to directly benefit the Building Hope Campaign, which has raised over $9.3 million toward the completion of the community’s first Cancer Center that opens in September.
The presentation was the second of five annual contributions that also includes radio commercials highlighting the various fundraising and educational efforts of the WMC Foundation.
Information: 540-667-2224 ext. 210 or ext. 258 or www.vhsbuildinghope.org.
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