Humane Society

Handsome Henry is available for adoption through the Shenandoah County Humane Society. He is a 6-year-old cat and has been neutered, has his shots, and is fully vetted. Henry is FIV positive but does not have any health issues. Information: call or text 540-421-4842, or email

Are you feeling cooped up and in need of companionship to get you  through the quarantine period? Consider fostering for HSSC's Homeward Bound Foster & Placement program.


Thursday is the deadline to pre-file notifying the Virginia Democratic Party of intentions to vote in the virtual unassembled caucus April 18-20 to select delegates and alternatives from each locality to participate in the congressional district and state conventions.

The Warren County Democratic Committee will elect seven delegates and two alternates to the Sixth Congressional District Convention on May 9. The Sixth District Convention will be held virtually.

Registered Democrats may file their form by logging onto the Virginia Democratic Party website at Information: Chairman Eric Olson at 540-683-9693. There is also a hotline at 804-482-8683.

Pregnancy centers

• The Shenandoah County Pregnancy Center in Edinburg is open Tuesday through Thursday with COVID-19 restrictions. Information: 540-984-4673 or visit

• The Front Royal Pregnancy Center is offering free diapers and formula to those in need. The center is also still offering pregnancy tests and ultrasounds. To arrange for services, call 540-635-6181 or visit

Community Clinic

The St. Luke Community Clinic provides medical services to those without insurance. New patients are being accepted. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, however, the clinic may be open until 5 p.m. if there are patients.

To get pre-screened before coming to the clinic,  call 540-636-4325. The clinic is located at 316 N. Royal Ave., Front Royal.


May 1 is the deadline for current or former Shenandoah County 4-H and FFA members to apply for the 4-H Dairy Club Endowed Scholarship. Information: 540-459-6140 or visit

United Way

The United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley has announced raising $41,670 in private donations for its COVID-19 Relief Fund, all of which have been matched with emergency funding dollars totaling $83,340.

United Way is in partnership with the Valley Assistance Network to provide flexible resources to organizations in Winchester and the counties of Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah and Page who work with communities who are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus and its economic consequences.

Additional funds are being distributed to the following nonprofit organizations: The Salvation Army Winchester Shelter, to support the mobile feeding canteen and distribution of food and meals to remote families in need; Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging for the Meals on Wheels program providing food and hygiene items for homebound seniors; Abba Care Pregnancy Resource Center to provide diapers, wipes and formula to ALICE families; and Community Care & Learning Center to help with supplies and to cover the cost of registration fees for childcare for essential employees.

Donations are still needed. More than $8,000 is left in matching funds. Donations can be made online at Information:


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