Community News & Events for Aug. 24
A card shower is planned for Jerry Brown, who will celebrate her birthday Aug. 29. Her address has changed since the notice ran in Monday’s issue. Her new address is 201 W. Criser Road, Front Royal 22630.
A card shower is planned for Edward “Jim” Dellinger, who will celebrate his 90th birthday Aug. 29. Cards can be sent to 2556 Pepper Road, Mt. Jackson 22842.
Susan Walls, an officer and chairperson at the state and national levels with the Narrow Passage chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, will be the speaker at a meeting of the Woodstock Museum at 7 p.m. Thursday. The group holding the meeting was incorrect in Tuesday’s issue.
The Winchester Police Department and the Winchester NAACP are hosting the first in a series of community discussions to improve race relations.
The first event will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Stimpson Auditorium in Halpin-Harrison Hall on the campus of Shenandoah University. Dr. Rhonda Colby, vice president for student life at the university, will moderate.
The event will include an information exchange, including a presentation on “The Law and You,” which highlights the rights of both citizens and law enforcement officers. There will be a panel discussion with community leaders and students followed by a question and answer session.
4-H fair activities
The Shenandoah County 4-H and FFA have the following activities planned during the Shenandoah County Fair Saturday through Sept. 3:
Saturday: 12:30 p.m., livestock weigh-in.
Sunday: 2 p.m., livestock skill-a-thon; 6:30 p.m., open meeting followed by a livestock grading workshop and sheep showmanship workshop.
Monday: 8 a.m., sheep showmanship, market and open shows; 1 p.m., grading of market steers, lambs, goats and hogs; 6:30 p.m., beef showmanship workshop.
Tuesday: 8 a.m., beef showmanship and market steer show;
6:30 p.m., goat and swine showmanship workshops.
Wednesday: 8 a.m., swine showmanship, market and breeding show; 10 a.m., goat showmanship, market and breeding shows; 6:30 p.m., dairy showmanship workshop.
Thursday: 9 a.m., open breeding beef show; 5 p.m., open dairy showmanship and show.
Friday: 10 a.m., cattle fitting contest; 2 p.m., goat obstacle course.
Saturday: 3:30 p.m., livestock sale; 2016 sale order is hogs, milk, steers, goats and lambs.
Descendants of Ira and Rebecca Ryman will hold a reunion starting at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Edinburg Town Park. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Paper products will be provided.
The descendants of Howard and Angie McDonald will hold a reunion from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lebanon Church Community Center. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.
Sept. 4 is the deadline to place an order for barbecue chicken being sold by the Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church during its annual yard sale on Sept. 10.
Orders can be placed by calling Gloria at 540-335-2449.
Edinburg HS reunion
The Edinburg High School class of 1945 met for its 71st class reunion on Aug. 12 at Denny’s Restaurant in Mount Jackson.
Those attending were Ray Wakeman, Charles (Shot) Wilkins (Carolyn), Marvin Gochenour (Sara), Nellie Lantz Long, Cleo Jones Didawick, Maxine Wolfe Zirkle, Madaline Wolfe Litten, Nancy Bowman Hockman and friend Pat Cook.
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