• A card shower is planned for Louise (Dot) Moomaw, who will celebrate her 88th birthday Tuesday. Cards can be sent to 3762 Crooked Run Road, Mount Jackson, Virginia 22842.

• A card shower is planned for Margarette Shelton, who will celebrate her 88th birthday Thursday. Cards can be sent to 20806-A Senedo Road, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.

• A card shower is planned for Ruby (Bea) Rinker, who will celebrate her 92nd birthday Jan. 19. Cards can be sent to 9801 Woodbine Way, New Market, Virginia 22844.

Food distributions

• The Compassion Cupboard will distribute food from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at 533 Burgess St., Strasburg. Information: 540-465-9476.

• The Bread of Life Food Pantry will distribute food from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Woodstock United Methodist Church. Information: 540-459-4144.

Heritage Project

Darryl Merchant, chairman of the Front Royal-Warren County chapter of the Blue Ridge Heritage Project, will present a program on families displaced during the creation of the Shenandoah National Park at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Samuels Public Library in Front Royal. Information: 540-635-3153.

Iwo Jima

Shayne Jarosz, director of special events for the Iwo Jima Association of America, will present a free program from 2:15 to 4 p.m. Wednesday in Melton Memorial Gymnasium at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal.

College news

The following students at Shepherd University have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester:

Strasburg: Dakota Funkhouser.

Front Royal: Savanah J. Falls, Nemo A. Hirschberg, Marian A. Rogers, Amber M. Shayeb.


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