A card shower is planned for Frances Heltzel, who will celebrate her 80th birthday Dec. 31. Cards may be sent to 701 Readus Road, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.


Liberty Baptist Church in Strasburg will hold a Christmas Eve worship service at 6 p.m. today.


St. Paul Lutheran Church in Strasburg will hold a Christmas Eve worship service with Holy Communion at 10:30 p.m. today.

Rubbermaid sale

The monthly United Way Rubbermaid product sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Belk parking lot at Apple Blossom Mall, Winchester. The sale will benefit the Sinclair Health Clinic in Winchester. Information: 540-536-1610.


Samuels Library in Front Royal will hold the following programs for children:

Studio 330: 11 a.m., Saturday, for artists 9 to 18.

World of Lego: 2 p.m., Saturday for ages 5 and older.

Information: 540-635-3153 or visit


The Ryman and Racey families will hold a covered-dish dinner and bingo party at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Laurel Hill Christian Church.

College news

Brady Holsinger, son of Shane and Lisa Holsinger of Clyde, Texas, and grandson of Gary Holsinger and the late Linda Holsinger, was named to the all-B honor roll at Shenandoah College in Winchester for the fall term.


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