Zion Lutheran Church will hold a pancake supper from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at 321 Headquarters Road, Edinburg. Money raised will help with medical expenses for Mike McMinn.


Blue Fox, located at 1160 Millwood Pike in Winchester, will host an event at 7 p.m. Friday to support and help raise money for the SPCA of Winchester. Featured will be raffles, prizes and music starting at 9 p.m. featuring Raised on analog, Finding Dimes and Rhymes with Bucket.

The cover charge is $10. Tickets available at SPCA Rockaplenty Adoption Center, 111 Featherbed Lane, Winchester. Information: 540-665-2114.


Friday is the deadline to register for a pickleball clinic for ages 12 and older sponsored by Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation. The clinic, led by Skip Constable, will be held from 7-9 p.m. March 12 at the Charterhouse gym in Edinburg.

Information, registration: 540-459-6777 or visit

Noon Music

Handley Regional Library will expand the popular Little Noon Music program to Bowman Library in Stephens City.

The first in the series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday featuring Rain Crow, a classic rock and roll band from Hampshire County, West Virginia.

Upcoming performances include SV Jazz on April 12 and the Davis Bradley Duo on May 10. Information: 540-662-9041.

Lions Club

The Edinburg Lions Club will celebrate its 71st charter night Saturday at the Edinburg Fire Hall. The social period will begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. A silent auction will also be held.

Tickets, which are $20, are available by calling 540-331-6012 or 248-722-4908.

Volunteers needed

Blue Ridge Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship is seeking individuals to become lesson volunteers for the eight-week spring session, which begins April 8.

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Equine experience required for the position of horse leader, and is preferred, but not required for side-walkers.

Orientation for trainees will be held at 6 p.m. March 20 and several hands-on training sessions will be held the following week at the farm in Millwood. Information, registration: 540-533-2777 or email

Job fair

Shenandoah County’s high schools, the Chamber and Town of Strasburg are partnering to host a college, career and job fair from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 21 at Strasburg High School.

The college and career fair will be held from 9-11 a.m., mock interviews from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and job fair from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.

College and career fair information is available at

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Job opportunities are available on the Job Board at


April 1 is the deadline to apply for a scholarship by the Alpha Omicron chapter of Virginia Alpha Delta Kappa, an international sorority honoring outstanding female educators. The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who plans to become a teacher or to a current teacher.

Applications are available in Shenandoah County high school guidance offices or by contacting Scholarship Chairman Maryann Sherry at

School news

The following local students at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal have been named to the president’s list for the second quarter:

• Berryville: Jonathan Bunker, junior.

• Edinburg: Nathan Stewart, senior.

• Front Royal: Kathleen Reagan, seventh grade; Maggie Tewell, freshman; Jessalyn Brooks and Kisyl Housden, both sophomores; Katherine Babineau and Alan Williams, both juniors; Zachary Lusson, senior.

• Middletown: Clifford Athey and Madagan Athey, both seventh-graders; Haley Clingerman, sophomore.

• Winchester: Francesca Schaefer, sophomore.

The following local students at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal have been named to the principal’s list for the second quarter:

• Front Royal: Jason Hoff, sixth grade; Grant Leasure and Benjamin Murphy, both seventh grade; Peyton Kaufman, eighth grade.

• Stephens City: Sarah Starling, seventh grade; Shawn Starling, eighth grade.

• Strasburg: Payton Sullivan, eighth grade.

The following local students at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal have been named to the dean’s list for the second quarter:

• Edinburg: Abigail Stewart, sophomore.

• Front Royal: Jacob Carver, sophomore; Rosalie Brower, Jacob Gehly, Sophia Poe, Virginia Waddell and Grace Wagner, juniors. Noelle Kramer, senior.

• Linden: Josiah Herring, junior.

• Strasburg: Andrew Sullivan, junior.

• Winchester: Logan Huber, freshman; Quinlin Bruhn, sophomore.


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