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Monday, October 21, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Day Preschool Cash Party, 10/27, Eagles Club, Winchester
Guest:     Sue Dyer, Executive Director, Winchester Day Preschool
Info:            540-662-2629
Friday, October 18, 2019
Topic:     Handley Library hosts Health Festival, 10/21 and 10/29
Guest:     John Huddy, Director, Handley Regional Library
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Topic:     Public Safety Chili Cook-Off, 10/24, Rotary Shelter, Jim Barnett Park
Guests:   William Garrett, Chief, Winchester Fire and Rescue Department
                 Denise Snapp, Director of the Winchester Fire and Rescue Foundation
                 Facebook:  Winchester Fire and Rescue Foundation
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Topic:     The Fashion Show, 10/27 to benefit Shenandoah Area Council Boy Scouts
Guest:     Sandra Anderson, Fashion Show Coordinator
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Topic:     11th Annual Literacy Gala, 10/25 for Literacy Volunteers Winchester Area
Monday, October 14, 2019
Topic:     Paws For Your Heart 5K/1K, Ida Lee Park in Leesburg, Oct. 20
Guest:     Amy Bosley, Marketing Manager, Leesburg Veterinary Hospital
Friday, October 11, 2019
Topic:     Valley Health presents free Diabetes Prevention Program (begins 10/14)
Guest:     Beth Herriott, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator
Info:        540-536-5108 to register (free)
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Topic:     “One More Song” concert to benefit Blue Ridge Hospice music therapy
Guests:    Scott Pardue, founder, One More Song concert
                  Leigh Jenks, Music Therapist, Blue Ridge Hospice
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Topic:     Loudoun Museum’s Hauntings Tours, 10/18 & 19, and 10/25 & 26
Guest:     Rick Etter, Hauntings Volunteer
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Senior Center needs volunteer drivers for Meals on Wheels
Info:        540-662-5433        
Monday, October 7, 2019
Topic:     ‘Walk Like MADD 5K Dash/Bark Like MADD’, 10/12, Herndon Police Dept.
Guest:     Chris Konschak, Program Director, MADD Virginia
Friday, October 4, 2019
Topic:     Bag Bingo to benefit Handley High School choirs, 10/5, 6:00 p.m.
Guest:     Gloria Law, Choral Director, Handley High School
Info:           email:
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Topic:     Dogtoberfest Brewery Block Party and Adoption Event, 10/4
Guest:     Wendy Hamilton, Volunteer, Shenandoah Shepherd Rescue
Info:        Facebook
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Topic:     Walk To End Alzheimer’s, 10/26, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Guest:     Lauren Wellman, Co-chair of the walk
Info:   (enter Winchester, VA)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Topic:     ShenArts calling for artists to “Deck the Walls”
Monday, September 30, 2019
Topic:     Parks and Pets Extravaganza at Clearbrook Park Pool, 10/5, 10 am to 3 pm
Guest:     Sarah Young, Program Supervisor, Frederick Co. Parks and Recreation Dept.
Info:          540-665-5678
Friday, September 27, 2019
Topic:     Virginia Youth Ballet presents “Alice In Wonderland”, 10/5 and 10/6
Guest:     Jennette Flackensburg, Board Member, Virginia Youth Ballet
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Topic:     Worlds of Work 2019, 9/27 at S.U.’s Wilkins Athletics and Events Center
Guest:     Sally Michaels, Frederick County EDA Business Retention Manager
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Topic:     Concert to benefit ‘Friends of Loudoun Mental Health’ at Franklin Park, 10/5
Guest:     Juliana MacDowell, musician and headliner of the concert
Info:       Event Brite / concert       Facebook
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Topic:     Non-Profit Symposium at Shenandoah University on 10/15
Guests:   Kim Herbstritt, Director of Community Investment, Community Found. NSV
                 Dr. Jill Lindsey, Dir. of School of Education & Leadership, Shenandoah Univ.
Info:                 540-869-6776
Monday, September 23, 2019
Topic:     Loudoun United soccer team observes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Guest:     Adam Behnke, COO, Loudoun United
Friday, September 20, 2019
Topic:     Walk-in Flu Shots at Lord Fairfax Health District health departments
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Topic:     Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging Cash Bash, Winchester Moose, 9/21
Guests:   Linda Holtzapple, Executive Director, Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging
                 Tina Landis, Director, Winchester Active Living Center
Info:           540-635-7141
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Topic:     Runway for Hope Fashion Show to benefit the Winchester Salvation Army
Guest:     Captain Kelly Durant
Info:    540-662-4777
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Topic:     ‘Reaching Out Now’ (helping 6th to 12th graders reach their full potential)
Guest:     Sarah Downs, Mentor Liaison, Reaching Out Now
Info:        Facebook – Reaching Out Now
Monday, September 16, 2019
Topic:     James Wood Band Apple Pie Fundraiser
Guest:     Shawn Hibbard, President,  The Colonels Pride Band Booster Club
Info:   (can put a student’s name in the ‘note’ section)
Friday, September 13, 2019
Topic:     4th Annual Seizure Freedom 5k Run/Walk, 9/28
Guest:     Gina Washington, Regional Director, Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia
Info:        540-908-3400
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Topic:     Road to Recovery ‘Rally in the Valley’, Saturday, 9/14, in front of Handley H.S.
Guest:     Lauren Cummings, Executive Director, N.S.V. Substance Abuse Coalition
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Topic:     Library Card Sign-up Month at Handley Regional Library
Guest:     John Huddy, Director, Handley Regional Library
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Topic:    ‘Kitchen Kapers’ presented by Quota International of Winchester
Guest:    Heidi Hiller, Kitchen Kapers Chair
Info:       Facebook – Quota International of Winchester
Monday, September 9, 2019
Topic:     ARC
Guest:     Nicole Pangle, President
Friday, September 6th, 2019
Topic:     14th Annual Community Safety Fair
Guest:    Babette Alderton, registrar at Winchester Medical Center Trauma Services
Thursday, September 5th, 2019
Topic:     3rd Annual Tour de ECHO
Guest:    Erica Lengermann, Director of Marketing and Communications, ECHO
Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
Topic:      American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink Campaign
Guest:     Aimee Nuwer
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Topic:     Bright Futures Food Drive and Community Fair
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Topic:     The Abnormal Formal to benefit ‘Froggy’s Closet’, 9/7 (Totally 80’s theme)
Guest:     Tina Marie Scully, Executive Director, Froggy’s Closet
Info:          540-773-4192
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Topic:     4th Annual Farm to Table Dinner in Middletown on 9/8 to benefit NW Works
Guest:     Charles Harbaugh, IV – Mayor of Middletown
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Topic:     Benefit for the Andrea Ludwick Performing Arts Fund at LFCC in Middletown
Guest:     Russell Rinker, Host and Coordinator of ‘an evening of music and comedy’
Info:     540-868-4077
Monday, August 26, 2019
Topic:     Yappy Hour at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 8/31, 4 to 7 p.m.
Friday, August 23, 2019
Topic:     Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce events update
Guest:     Andrea Winey, Director of Communications, Loudoun County Chamber
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Topic:     ‘Addicted to Hope’ Rally, Handley High School grounds, 9/14
Guest:     Lauren Cummings, Executive Director, NSV Substance Abuse Coalition
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Topic:     Plane Crazy RC’ers Open House, 8/24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Guest:     Stephen Eisenbaugh, President, Plane Crazy RC’ers
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Topic:     Haymarket Music Fest, Saturday, 8/24, 2 – 8 p.m.
Guest:     David Leake, Mayor of the Town of Haymarket
Monday, August 19, 2019
Topic:     The Polo Classic, benefitting the National Sporting Library and Museum
Guest:     Reid O’Connor, Associate Director of Development, NSLM
Friday, August 16, 2019
Topic:     Valley Chorale of Front Royal (new name / new director / new music)
Guest:     David Freese, President of the Chorale Board; member of the Chorale
Info:       540-635-4842
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Topic:     Upcoming programs at the State Arboretum of Virginia at Blandy Farm
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Topic:     Final ‘Friday Night Live’ of the summer in Old Town!
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Special Event Coordinator
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Topic:     Police Benevolent Foundation fundraiser for the family of DFC Justin Payne
Info:    (Deputy Justin Payne Memorial Fund)
Monday, August 12, 2019
Topic:    Lord Fairfax Community College Bookstore helping Campus Food Bank
Info:       Bookstores:  Fauquier-540-351-1526    Middletown-540-508-2103
Friday, August 9th, 2019
Topic: Book Drop-Off at Bowman Library
Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Topic:   15th Annual Route 11 Yard Craw;l
Guest:   Sharon Baroncelli
Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
Topic: Shenandoah Community Health – National Health Center Week
Guest: Dr. Miller and Lisa Lewis
Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
Topic:  WATTS Annual Fundraiser
Guest:  Janie Dickens-Bowman
Monday, August 5th, 2019
Topic:  “Hands-On History” Youth Event at the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum
Inf0:  540-740-4545
Friday, August 2, 2019
Topic:     ‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive with Bright Futures and Walmart on                                 Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester;  8/3-8/4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Topic:     Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center, 1400 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
Info:            540-542-1326
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Topic:     Shenandoah Arts Council ‘calling all artists’ for an ‘Unexpected Landscapes’                       exhibit
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Topic:     Rise For Loudoun Family Festival, 8/3, 5 to 9 p.m. at Bear Chase Brewing Co.
Guest:     Steven Grimes, Marketing Coordinator, DP Facilities
Info:        Facebook – Rise For Loudoun Family Festival
Monday, July 29, 2019
Topic:     Mrs. Virginia United States (from Winchester) going to nationals in Las Vegas
Guest:     Brieanna King-Kulik, Mrs. Virginia U.S.
Info:        Facebook – Mrs. Virginia United States
Friday, July 26, 2019
Topic:     Museum of the Shenandoah Valley –  classes in painted glass and soap making
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Topic:     World Cube Association ‘Rally in the Valley’, 7/27, LFCC Middletown Campus
Guest:     Will Callan, Rally in the Valley organizer
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Topic:     New ‘Berryville-Clarke Appalachian Trail Day Hikes’ brochure
Info:        Contact Alison Teetor, 540-955-5134
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Topic:     Old Town Winchester Business Association hosting a ‘personal goods drive’                         for Highland  Food Pantry during August.
Info:        Facebook:   Old Town Winchester Business Association
Monday, July 22, 2019
Topic:     Winchester area non-profits that provide food and shelter can apply for grant
Info:        540-536-1610,
Friday, July 19, 2019
Topic:     Hockey Sauce Tournament to benefit the Top of Virginia Hockey Alliance
Guest:     Patrick Barker, Vice President, Top of Virginia Hockey Alliance
Info:         and      Facebook
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Topic:     ‘Banking Basics and Budgeting’, a financial education event, 7/22, at Handley                     Library, 3 to 6 p.m.
Guest:     Oscar Cerrito-Mendoza, Event Chair, ARE
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Topic:     Friday Night Live in Old Town Winchester, 7/19
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Special Events Coordinator
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Topic:     WATTS Annual Fundraiser, August 10, West Oaks Farm
Guest:     Sue Nixson, member of the Fundraising Committee
Monday, July 15, 2019
Topic:     Camp Rock Enon 75th Anniversary Reunion, 7/17
Guest:     Mark Pennington, Assistant Scout Executive, Shenandoah Area Council
Info:             540-662-2551
Friday, July 12, 2019
Topic:     United Way NSV to host ‘Money Smart’ financial education event, 7/25
Info: to RSVP, or … 540-773-3178
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Topic:     Support group for young women (ages 14-17): “Finding Your Inner You”
Info:       Call Amy, 540-667-6160
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Topic:     Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity hosts “Rock The Block” on 7/13
Guest:     Ryan Hall, Marketing Coordinator, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Little Theatre brings “Robin Hood Misdirected” to Handley                               Library, 7/10 at 3:00 p.m.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Topic:     Archaeological Research at Belle Grove Plantation open to the public
Friday, July 5, 2019
Topic:   Youth Summer Art Studio at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Topic:      Exploring Virginia’s caves and karst ecosystems
Guest:     Dan Doctor, Chairman, Virginia Cave Board
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Topic:     Town of  Middletown celebrates the 4th with a parade, music and fireworks
Guest:     Charles H. Harbaugh IV, Mayor of Middletown
Info:        Town of Middletown Facebook page
Monday, July 1, 2019
Topic:     Genealogy Book Talk:  The DNA Guide for Adoptees, 7/10 at Handley Library
Friday, June 28, 2019
Topic:     United Way sponsors ‘crock pot food drive’ for Bright Futures
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Topic:     Checking out video games with Handley Regional Library
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Topic:     Recycling update for Frederick County
Guest:     Karen Vacchio, Public Information Officer, Frederick County, VA
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Topic:     ‘A Place To Be’ presents “Holy Cow!  An Udderly Amazing New Musical”
Guest:     Tom Sweitzer, Co-Founder, A Place To Be
Monday, June 24, 2019
Topic:     Rockin’ the Library, Monday, 6/24, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Guest:     Katie Moss, Youth Services Supervisor, Handley Regional Library
Friday, June 21, 2019
Topic:     “Pints for Paws” to benefit the Loudoun Community Cat Coalition
Guest:     Tom Bove, President, Loudoun Community Cat Coalition
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Topic:     “Just Love Community Fair”, Frederick Co. Fairgrounds, 6/23, 12 to 6 p.m.
Guest:     Pastor Andy Combs, What’s New Worship Church
Info:         Facebook – JustLoveCommunityFair
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Topic:     Patsy Cline Style in Leather, a special exhibit at the Patsy Cline Historic House
Guest:     Teresa Wright, Manager, Patsy Cline Historic House
Info:        540-662-5555
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Topic:     ‘Friday Night Live’ in Old Town Winchester
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Special Events Coordinator, Old Town Winchester
Monday, June 17, 2019
Topic:     Heroes on the River present their “Summer Cookout” for veterans at Watermelon Park
Guest:     Adam Packham, Founder and President, Heroes on the River
Info:        Facebook – HEROESONTHERIVER         Email –
Friday, June 14th, 2019
Topic:       Middletown 4th of July Parade
Thursday, June 6th, 2019
Topic:      6th Annual Mathias Fun Run
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Topic:     Wounded Warrior Program and the Department of Defense Warrior Games in Tampa, FL
Guest:     Staff Sgt. Melinda Smith Cousins, Air Force Reserves, Air Force Warrior Games Athlete
Info:        Facebook – AirForceWoundedWarrior
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Rotary Club Rummage Sale, June 8 & 9 at the old Armory Building, Winchester
Guest:     Dave Kent, Rummage Sale Chairman
Info:        Facebook – Winchester Rotary Club
Monday, June 3, 2019
Topic:     “Falconry Through the Present Day” with falconer Mike Dupuy on 6/8 in Middleburg
Guest:     Reid O’Connor, Associate Director of Development, National Sporting Library & Museum
Friday, May 31, 2019
Topic:     Smoke Alarm Program in Loudoun County
Guest:     Keith Johnson, Fire Chief, Loudoun County Combined Fire Rescue System
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Topic:     Bike Helmet/Safety Rodeo at Gilford Elementary School
Guests:   Janice Jennings, Safe Routes to School Coordinator
                 Mark Pankau, Physical Education Teacher, Gilford Elementary in Sterling
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Topic:     “WildFest” presented by the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center, Clarke County Fairgrounds, 6/2, 12 – 3
Guest:     Hillary Russell Davidson, Executive Director, Blue Ridge Wildlife Center
Info:        Facebook       540-837-9000
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Topic:     “Open Late Concert Series” at the National Sporting Library & Museum in Middleburg
Guest:     Reid O’Connor, Associate Director of Development, NSLM
Monday, May 27, 2019
Topic:     Memorial Day observances in our communities
Friday, May 24, 2019
Topic:     Olde Towne Open Putt Putt Pub Crawl to benefit Northern Shenandoah Valley Civitan Club
Guest:     Gwen Carter, President, NSV Civitan Club
Info:        To register –       Facebook – Northern Shenandoah Valley Civitan Club
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Topic:     “A Tribute To Elvis” to benefit The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley, 6/1
Guest:     Nicole Pangle, Executive Director, The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Salvation Army Food Drive, 5/24, Walmart on Rt. 50 West, 10:30 – 6:30
Guest:     Captain Kelly Durant, Winchester Salvation Army
Info:        Facebook – Salvation Army Winchester
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Topic:     27th Annual Newtown Heritage Festival
Guest:     Stephens City Mayor, Mike Diaz
Monday, May 20, 2019
Topic:     Pig Roast to benefit Winchester Day Preschool, 5/25, 3 to 7, Frederick Co. Fairgrounds
Guest:     Paul Frank, Vice President, Winchester Day Board of Directors
Info:        Facebook- Winchester Day Preschool
Friday, May 17, 2019
Topic:     Plant Sale at MSV and Twilight Hikes at Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Topic:     Information session on the Spotted Lanternfly pest invasion in our area
Guest:     Mark Sutphin, Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension
Info:        Facebook – Sustainability Matters Virginia (to register for free session)      540-665-5699
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Topic:     14th Annual Dulles Greenway Drive for Charity on Thursday, May 16
Guest:     Jennifer Montgomery, Executive Director, Loudoun Hunger Relief
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Topic:     33rd Annual Virginia Wine and Craft Festival, downtown Front Royal on 5/18
Guest:     Nikki Foster, President, Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce
Monday, May 13, 2019
Topic:     Loudoun Chamber hosts “Super Hero 5K Run/Walk/Kids Fun Run on 6/2 in Leesburg
Guest:    Tony Howard, President and CEO, Loudoun Chamber
Friday, May 10, 2019
Topic:     Garden Fair at the State Arboretum of Virginia, 5/11 and 5/12
Guest:     Tim Farmer, Public Relations Coordinator, Blandy Experimental Farm
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Chapt. / Epilepsy Foundation of VA hosts program on new treatments for seizures
Guest:     Gina Washington,  Regional Director, Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia
Info:   (click on 5/14 under ‘Events’ tab)
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Topic:     Literacy Volunteers – Winchester Area unveils summer schedule of classes
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Topic:    The Letter Carrier ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive, 5/11
Guest:    Jay Keffer, Area Food Drive Coordinator
Monday, May 6, 2019
Topic:   Spotlight on “Main Street Women of Warren County” program on 5/16
Guest:   Barbara Way, Executive Director, Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
Friday, May 3, 2019
Topic:     Summer At Sacred Heart Summer Camps
Guests:   Susan Netko, Director of ‘Summer at Sacred Heart’
                 Chris Ricketts, Assistant Director, ‘Summer at Sacred Heart’
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Topic:     ECHO hosting 24th Annual Tennis Classic, 6/23 in Leesburg
Guest:     Andrea Grant, Director of Development, ECHO
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Topic:     Sterlling Playmakers present “Steel Magnolias” on 5/3, 5/4 and 5/5
                 The Workforce Initiative hosts Employer Expo Hiring Event on 5/23
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Topic:     Art At The Mill (Burwell-Morgan Mill in Millwood, VA) thru 5/12
Guest:     Nathan Stalvey, Director, Clarke County Historical Association
Monday, April 29, 2019
Topic:     Loudoun Community Cat Coalition and ‘Give/Choose’ campaign
Guest:     Kim Fields, President, Loudoun Community Cat Coalition
Inof:           703-687-6009
Friday, April 26, 2019
Topic:     8th Annual Sadie’s Race (5K/Kids Fun Run)for ‘Sadie’s Smile Foundation’ on 5/5 in Purcellville
Guest:     Sara Parella, Sadie’s mom and Race Organizer
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Topic:     Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum hosts ‘sensory friendly’ Apple Blossom event on 5/2
Guests:   Jennifer Coleman, Museum Educator
                 Molly Connor Hall, Occupational Therapist at Valley Health
Info:            540-987-0430
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Topic:     Fiesta In The Garden, 5/5 at The Barns of Rose Hill
Guest:     Sari Carp, Sustainability Matters
Info:         Facebook- Sustainability Matters VA
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Topic:     United Way Northern Shenandoah Valley holding a Youth Day of Caring on 4/26
Monday, April 22, 2019
Topic:     The Laurel Center hosts ‘Denim Day’ and ‘Hope & Resiliency Art Show’
Guests:   Phil Hong, Prevention Specialist, The Laurel Center
                 Julia Shiffler, Bilingual Victim Advocate, The Laurel Center
                 Kayla Wilhite, Events Coordinator, ‘The Other Side Of The Tracks’
Friday, April 19, 2019
Topic:     Superhero 5K Walk/Run to benefit the Child Safe Center – CAC on 4/27 at Greenwood Mill
Guest:     Kelly Bober, Executive Director, Child Safe Center – CAC
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Topic:     Blue Ridge Singers present “Oh What A Glorious Day” concert, 4/26, 4/28, 4/30 & 5/5
Guest:     Dr. Jeff Alban, Artistic Director / Conductor – Blue Ridge Singers
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Topic:     The Untold Stories Project, a photo project with Handley Library / Archives that will help
                 preserve the stories of untold African-American life in Winchester and surrounding counties.
Info:        Becky Ebert or David Jenkins, email:
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Topic:     “The Wiz” at Clarke County High School, 4/26 & 4/27 at 7:30, 4/28 at 2:30
                 and the Clarke County Farm Tour on 4/27
Info:        The Wiz – Mrs. Brewer,
                 Farm Tour – Len Capelli,
Monday, April 15, 2019
Topic:     12th Annual Virginia Tech Memorial Blood Drive, 4/16, Youth Development Center
Guest:     Doug Ewell, Blood Drive Chairman, Shenandoah Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Assoc.
Info:        Facebook – Shenandoah Chapter Virginia Tech Alumni Association
Friday, April 12, 2019
Topic:     The Winchester Community Choir presents Easter worship experience at Victory Church,
                 this evening, 4/12, 7 p.m.
Guest:     Pastor Len Burdick, Victory Church
Info:        Facebook – Winchester Community Choir, Winchester VA
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Topic:     Earth Day Shenandoah (and Plant Swap), 4/20 in Woodstock, VA
Guest:     Paula Brownlee, Co-founder of ‘Sustainability Matters’
Info:        Facebook  –  Sustainability Matters VA
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Topic:     Mobile Hotspot devices available for checkout at Bowman Library in Stephens City
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Topic:     Northern Shenandoah Valley Quilt Show, 4/12 – 4/14, Clarke Co. Parks building in Berryville
Guests:   Sharon Rezin and Linda Suter, Quilt Show organizing committee members
Monday, April 8, 2019
Topic:      S.U. students present ‘Senior (Center) Prom’ to benefit the Winchester Senior Center
Guests:   Brittany Benachowski and Brittany Prestridge, Shenandoah University students
Friday, April 5, 2019
Topic:     The Laurel Center hosts ‘Cheers to Consent’ (4/6) and Candlelight Vigil (4/13)
Guests:   Leslie Hardesty, Sexual Assault Program Coordinator, The Laurel Center
                 Kelly Ann Harris, Sexual Assault Advocate, The Laurel Center
Info:  and  on on Facebook
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Topic:     40 Years of Follies at Lord Fairfax Community College, 4/6 (2 & 7 pm) and 4/7 (2 & 6 pm)
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Topic:     Front Royal Oratorio Society presents “Evensong” Easter program on 4/6 and 4/7
Guest:     David Freese, Board Member and singer with the Front Royal Oratorio Society
Info:        www.FROS.ONLINE
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Topic:     “Gowns For His Glory” free prom dress (and accessories) giveaway, 4/5, 4/6 and 4/8
Guests:   Dorcas Sturgill and Bethany Searfoss, Co-founders of Gowns For His Glory
Info:        Facebook – Gowns for His Glory     Email:
Monday, April 1, 2019
Topic:     Frederick Co. presents a “Waste Forum – The Path of Trash”, 7 p.m. at the Frederick Co.
                 Public Safety Building, 1080 Coverstone Drive, Winchester
Guest:     Gloria Puffinburger, Solid Waste Manager, Frederick County
Info:         Facebook- frederickcountyvarecycles
Friday, March 29, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Salvation Army celebrating 100 years of service with a big dinner!
Guest:     Kelly Durant, Commanding Corps Officer, Winchester Salvation Army
Info:        Facebook – Salvation Army Winchester Virginia         540-662-4777
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Topic:     “Tablescapes” fundraiser for Faith In Action, 4/7, Millwood Station, 2 p.m.
Guest:     Karen Shipp, Board Chairman, Faith In Action
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Topic:     “Play For Prevention” benefit Basketball Tournament (3/31, 2 p.m. at James Wood High)
Guest:     Susan Clem, Event Coordinator, Play For Prevention
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Topic:     Dance-A-Palooza Charity Dance for Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter
Guest:     David Harbour, Chairman of the event and former Redskins player
Monday, March 25, 2019
Topic:     Recovery’s Got Talent, 3/30, 7 p.m. at Medical Center Conference Center, Winchester
Guest:     Melissa Elliott, Event Coordinator
Friday, March 22, 2019
Topic:     Spring Used Book Sale at Bowman Library 3/25 to 3/29
Guest:     Barbara Dickinson, Executive Director, Friends of Handley Library
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Topic:     Police Unity Tour “Casino Night” fundraiser, 4/6, Police Association Hall, Fairfax
Guest:     Chief Maggie DeBoard, Herndon Police Department
Info:           Facebook – Police Unity Tour Chapter 4
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Topic:     81st Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale Donations Drop-off Day (3/23, 9 am – 1 pm)
Guest:     Joylyn Hannahs, Co-chair of the Ladies Board Rummage Sales
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Topic:     Loudoun Half Races (Half marathon, 8K and Mile Run)  April 6 and 7
Guest:     Lesley Green, Race Manager
Monday, March 18, 2019
Topic:     “Capitol Steps” return to Handley High School to benefit the Class of 2019 on 4/7
Guest:     Mary Margaret Wise, Parent and Volunteer
Info:    or    go to the Winchester Public Schools website and click on Handley
Friday, March 15, 2019
Topic:     Frederick and Page County 4-H programs and summer camp
Guest:     Dyllan Chapins, 4-H Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension – Frederick County
Info:        Facebook – Frederick County Virginia 4-H;  Page County Virginia 4-H
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Topic:     Healing support group for victims and survivors of domestic violence at the Laurel Center
Info:        Call Kelly at 540-667-6466
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Topic:     Earth Day Shenandoah
Guest:     Sari Carp, Sustainability Matters
Info:        Facebook – Sustainability Matters VA  or  Earth Day Shenandoah
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Topic:     Free Community Concert featuring the Clarke County Community Band and the Front                                  Royal American Legion Community Band;  3/12, 7:30 p.m., Armstrong Concert Hall at
                Shenandoah University.
Guests:   Paul E. Shoremount, Conductor, Clarke County Community Band
                 Ronald Dye, Co-Conductor, American Legion Community Band
Monday, March 11, 2019
Topic:     Shenandoah University Out of the Darkness Walk, 3/23, sponsored by The Psychology Club
Guest:     Ta’Mia Carrier, President of the Psychology Club at Shenandoah University
Info:        Facebook – Shenandoah University Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention
Friday, March 8, 2019
Topic:     Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging’s “Generations Walkathon” needs sponsors
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Topic:     Touching Lives Through our African-American Heritage in the Shenandoah Valley;
                 a new history program at Handley Library.  Plus … DIY workshop on photo-coasters
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Topic:     The Virginia Youth Ballet presents “The Steadfast Soldier” on 3/9 at 11 am and 2 pm
Guest:     Jennette Flacksenburg, Board Member, Virginia Youth Ballet
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Topic:     Awareness about ‘service dogs’ and people with disabilities
Guests:   Amanda Willis and her service dog “Lil’ Bit”
Info:        email –
                 Youtube channel:
Monday, March 4, 2019
Topic:     LFCC designated (Gold) a Military Friendly School
Friday:     March 1, 2019
Topic:       Winter Weather Announcements
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Model Railroad Club Show and Sale, 3/9, Winchester Moose Lodge
Info:        Facebook:  Winchester Model Railroad Club
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Topic:     New Executive Director at Main Street Berryville and “Little Noon Music” at Bowman Library
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Topic:     Walk to End Alzheimer’s team planning meeting on 2/27
Guest:     Staci Collins, Co-chair of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s (10/26, MSV)
Info:              Facebook:  Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capital Area
Monday, February, 25, 2019
Topic:     Volunteer of the Year for the United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley
Guest:     Darcus Breneman, Volunteer of the Year!
Info:        To volunteer your time and treasures –
Friday, February 22, 2019
Topic:     25th Annual Valley Health Community Wellness Festival, 2/23, at Apple Blossom Mall
Guest:     Michael Wade, Chair, Valley Health Community Wellness Festival
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Topic:     The Clarke County Choirs Concert and Cake-Off, 2/23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at CCHS
Guest:     Anna Blight, President, Clarke County High School Choirs
Info:        Facebook – Clarke County High School Choral Department
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Topic:     Winter Weather Cancellations and Updates
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Topic:     “Chocolates Galore and More” to benefit the YMCA of Loudoun County
Guests:   Tamia Ward and Dave Dockendorff, Board Members, YMCA of Loudoun
Info:        703-777-9622
Monday, February 18, 2019
Topic:     Walk to End Alzheimer’s “Volunteer Kickoff Party”, 2/21, 9 a.m., Starbucks in Front Royal
Info:        RSVP to Sonya Amartey,, or 703-766-9025
Friday, February 15, 2019
Topic:     Rotary Club of Frederick County’s “Decades Dance Party”, 2/23
Guest:     Tammy Stevenson, President, Rotary Club of Frederick County
Info:        Facebook-Rotary Club of Frederick County
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Topic:     Our Health Board dedicates Conference Room in honor of Kimberly J. Stutzman
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Topic:     Winchester-Frederick-Clarke Crime Solvers add new mobile app for anonymous tips
Info:      540-722-7940       Facebook:  Winchester/Frederick/Clarke Crime Solvers
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Topic:     Drop-Off for Handley Spring Used Book Sale and President’s Day closure on 2/18
Monday, February 11, 2019
Topic:     ‘Soup Per Bowl’ fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, postponed from tonight to 2/25
Info:        For details and to enter your soup –
Friday, February 8, 2019
Topic:     Winchester Area NAACP partners with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for Black History month
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Topic:     ShenArts ‘Hearts for the Arts’ Gala, 2/23 at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Guests:   Lisa Sipp, Special Events and Grants Coordinator, SHENarts
                 Christy Broy, Artist Liaison and Program Manager, SHENarts
Info:       email:       540-667-5166
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Topic:     United Way NSV’s  73rd Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner, 2/21 at LFCC
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Topic:     Cash Bash fundraiser for the James Wood Band (new uniforms)
Guest:     Shaun Hibbard, President, JWHS Colonel’s Pride Band Boosters
Info:        email-      Facebook-Colonel’s Pride Band Boosters  540-539-8335
Monday, February, 4, 2019
Topic:     National Burn Awareness Week
Friday, February 1, 2019
Topic:     ‘Hibernation’ events at all 3 branches of Handley Regional Library
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Topic:     21st Annual Chili Dinner to benefit the Evans Home for Children
Guest:     Marc Jaccard, Executive Director, Evans Home for Children
Info:       540-662-8520
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Topic:     United Way of the Eastern Panhandle hosts workshop for new grant cycle (2/1, 9 a.m.)
Info:                     Linda Wells:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Topic:     Songwriter’s Round at 147 North, 1/29, 7 to 10 p.m.  Free admission.
Monday, January 28, 2019
Topic:     Dinner for furloughed federal employees at First UMC, Winchester, 1/29, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Info:        Contact the First United Methodist Church office at 540-662-3151
Friday, January 25, 2019
Topic:     2nd Annual Souper Bowl, Daffodil Days and Relay for Life for the Winchester/Frederick ACS
Guest:     Aimee Nuwer, Senior Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Topic:     ‘Grower to Grower’, a networking event with ‘Sustainability Matters’  (2/5)
Guests:   Sari Carp, Chair, Sustainability Matters
                 Kim Herbstritt, owner, Shady Knoll Mushroom Farm
Info:        Facebook- SustainabilityMattersva     email:
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Topic:     Volunteering at your local animal shelter and donating litter, food and blankets
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Topic:     James Wood High School FCCLA Chapter to host an Epilepsy Awareness basketball game
Guests:   Isabella McClanahan, Keilena Burch & Darcy Carroll from James Wood High School
Info:        Instagram – JWHS_FCCLA
Monday, January 21, 2019
Topic:     9th Annual Master Gardeners ‘Seed Exchange’ at Blandy Farm, 1/26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Guest:     Elaine Specht, Master Gardener
Friday, January 18, 2019
Topic:     Clarke County Conservation Easement Authority / Conservation Award
Guest:     Alison Teetor, Natural Resource Planner, Clarke County
Info:        540-955-5134
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Topic:     The National Conference Center in Leesburg providing meals to furloughed Loudoun
                 Federal workers
Info:           800-640-2684
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Topic:     “Before the Game 5k & 10k to benefit A Forever Home Rescue Foundation on 2/2
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Topic:     Local authors present new book:  “Struggle Well: Thriving in the Aftermath of Trauma”
Guest:     Ken Falke, author and founder of Boulder Crest Retreat Center
Info:        The book – 
Monday, January 14, 2019
Topic:     “Mindful Morning” at Shenandoah University, 1/26 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Guest:     Janet Gonzalez, Coordinator, ‘Mindful Morning’
Friday, January 11, 2019
Topic:     Front Royal Women’s Resource Center “Dare to Dream Grants” accepting applications
Guest:     JoEllen McNeal, Founder, Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
Info:           540-636-7007
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Topic:     Shenandoah Shepherd Rescue fundraiser at Chipotle in Winchester, 1/15, 4 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Topic:     Sensory break room on LFCC campus a haven for those with autism
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Topic:     Handley Regional Library System launches new logo and rebranding
Monday, January 7, 2019
Topic:     The Laurel Center Intervention for Domestic and Sexual Violence needs household items.  For
                 the list and how you can help:
Info:                  540-667-6160
Friday, January 4, 2019
Topic:     Youth volunteers needed for Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with United Way NSV
                 on January 21st.
Info:         Facebook:  United Way NSV
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Topic:     Award-winning ‘Calvin College January Series’ webcast at Westminster Canterbury
Guest:    Dr. Marge Toxopeus
Info:       or Google ‘January Series’
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Topic:     Concern Hotline
Info:       540-667-0145
Monday, December 31, 2018
Topic:     First Night Winchester
Friday, December 28th, 2018
Topic:      Sherando FFA Thirty-One/ Vera Bradley Fundraiser
Info:         540-869-0060
Thursday, December 27th, 2018
Topic:       SPCA Quilt Raffle
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Topic:      Monthly Rubbermaid Sale
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Topic:     Salvation Army bell ringers still needed in Winchester and Loudoun County
Guest:     Captain Kelly Durant, Winchester Salvation Army
Info:        Facebook:  Salvation Army Winchester    www.salvationarmyusa (enter zip code)
                 Loudoun Co.:
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Topic:     Winchester Helping Haiti .. Team Dabinett
Guest:     Dr. Laura Dabinett
Info:        Facebook – Winchester Helping Haiti
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Topic:     Gifts to support the family of Officer Hunter Edwards
Guest:     Winchester Police Chief John Piper
Info:     Facebook-winchesterpolicedepartment
Monday, December 17, 2018
Topic:     First Night Winchester
Guest:     Christine Germeyer, Executive Director, First Night Winchester
Info:      Facebook-firstnightwinchester
Thursday and Friday, December 13 and 14, 2018
Topic:     Community Announcements regarding Chain of Checks and Turkeys for Salvation Army
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Topic:     Blue Ridge Singers Christmas Concert, 12/14 in Front Royal, & 12/16 in Winchester
Guest:     Dr. Jeffrey Alban, Artistic Director and Conductor, Blue Ridge Singers
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Topic:     Front Royal American Legion Community Band Christmas Concert, 12/18, RMA
Guest:     Ronald Dye, Co-Conductor, Front Royal American Legion Community Band
Monday, December 10, 2018
Topic:     Clarke County Community Band Christmas Concert to benefit Chain of Checks on Sunday,
                 12/6, 7:00 p.m. at Armstrong Concert Hall, Shenandoah University.
Guest:     John Hudson, Bank of Clarke County, and soloist and narrator for the concert
Info:        Facebook:   Clarke County Community Band
Friday, December 7, 2018
Topic:     Salvation Army of Loudoun County (Angel Tree, Toy Shop and Bell Ringing for Kettles)
Guests:   Captains Pradeep and Priscilla Ramaji, Corps Officers, Loudoun Salvation Army
Info:        Google-Salvation Army Loudoun     Facebook-Loudoun  Salvation Army   703-771-3371
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Topic:     High Heeled Happy Hour Holiday Party, 12/13, National Conference Ctr., Leesburg
Guest:     Katie Barchas-Wilson, Founder, High Heeled Happy Hour
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Topic:     Spikes for Tikes charity volleyball game to benefit the Evans Home for Children
                 6 p.m. at James Wood High School
Guests:   Maggie Heishman and Katie Costin, James Wood Volleyball and DECA
Info:        James Wood High School website
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Topic:     Front Royal Oratorio Society’s Christmas concert, 12/8, 4 pm at Braddock St. UMC (portions of                   the proceeds benefit the WINC-FM Chain of Checks)
Guest:     George Amos, Music Director/Conductor, FROS
Monday, December 3, 2018
Topic:     Winchester Community Choir Christmas Worship Experience  12/7
Guest:     Len Burdick, Director, Winchester Community Choir
Info:        Facebook – ‘winchester community choir VA
Friday, November 30, 2018
Topic:     South Berkeley Christmas 5K on 12/2 to benefit the Berkeley County Humane Society
Guest:     Aimee Peters, Race Director
Info:  or  Facebook, South Berkeley Christmas 5 K  or   304-839-2053
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Topic:     Free Photos with Santa, 12/1, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the George Washington Hotel, Winchester
Info:          540-536-1610
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Topic:     49th Annual Doll Auction to benefit the Evans Home for Children (12/1, 2 pm, Museum of SV)
Guest:     Marc Jaccard, Executive Director, Henry and William Evans Home for Children
Info:       540-662-8520
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Topic:     Giving Tuesday at Rosemont Manor in Berryville to benefit AbbaCare, Inc.
Guest:     Nancy Huffine, Development Director, AbbaCare, Inc.
Info:         540-665-9660
Monday, November 19, 2018
Topic:     “Walking In A Winter Wonderland” at Clear Brook Park to help Chain of Checks on 11/23
Guests:    Sarah Young, Program Supervisor … and … Tony Baker, Marketing Coordinator, FCPR
Info:     540-665-5678
Friday, November 16, 2018
Topic:     Shenandoah Valley Real Estate Market & Economic Summit, 11/29, Lord Fairfax CC
Guest:     Andi Robinson, President, Blue Ridge Association of Realtors
Info:        Website and Facebook for ‘Blue Ridge Association of Realtors’
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Topic:     Virginia Youth Ballet presents “Nutcracker”  and  ‘Cupcakes with Clara’
Guest:     Jeannette Flacksenburg, Board Member, Virginia Youth Ballet
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Topic:     Run For Recovery 5K to benefit the NSV Substance Abuse Coalition, 11/17
Guest:     Lauren Cummings, Executive Director,  NSV Substance Abuse Coalition
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Topic:     Association of Fundraising Professionals Tri-State Chapter – National Philanthropy Day
Guest:     Teresa McCabe, President-elect of Tri-State AFP and Chair of National Philanthropy Day
Monday, November 12, 2018
Topic:     “Mission Phoenix” – Rebuilding homes and providing safe water for thousands in Puerto Rico
Guests:     Joy Millsaps, CEO and Founder of “Hydro Relief & Water Conservation Resources”
                   Judson Walls, CEO and inventor of “Constant Water” providing safe, clean water
Info:         Email:
Friday, November 9, 2018
Topic:     Millbrook High School presents “The Addams Family” Musical
Guest:     Zachary Bracken, Drama Dept. Director, Millbrook High School
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Topic:     Veteran’s Day ‘Links to Freedom’ at Winchester Country Club on 11/12/18
Guest:     Rob Holmes, Chairman of the Tournament Committee
Info:      and
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Topic:     Empowerment Night:  “Bullying The Ugly Truth”, 11/17, 5 – 8 pm at Our Health
Guests:   Susan Shick, John Moore, Misty Harris, and Tina Stevens Culbreath
Info:        Facebook –  ‘Empowerment Night Events’
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Topic:     Annual “The Village at Orchard Ridge Artisans’ Fair and Bake Sale”, 11/10, 10 am to 2 pm
Guest:     Rhoda Kriz, Team Leader with the Artisans’ Fair
Info:        Facebook – Village at Orchard Ridge
Monday, November 5, 2018
Topic:     Medicare Part D Open Enrollment (11/7, 8 am – 3 pm), Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy
Guests:   Connor McKay and Alex Meligakes, Pharmacy School Students at Shenandoah University
Info:        540-678-4364
Friday, November 2, 2018
Topic:     Winchester Chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia’s hike in Harper’s Ferry
Guest:     Gina Washington, Regional Director, Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Topic:     “One More Song” at Escutcheon Brewing to benefit Blue Ridge Hospice (11/3, 1-5 p.m.)
Guest:     Scott Pardue, Volunteer, Blue Ridge Hospice
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Topic:     Dog Walk to benefit “A Forever Home Rescue Foundation” on 11/3 in Sterling
Guest:     Patti Stinson, Shelter Liaison for “A Forever Home Rescue Foundation”
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Topic:     Strasburg Film Fest to benefit the Shenandoah Co. Public School’s theatre programs
Guest:     Daniel Feldbusch, Director, Shenandoah Film Collaborative, Inc.
Info:       or        1-888-4films4
Monday, October 29, 2018
Topic:     Announcement about Handley Regional Library hours this Friday, 11/2
Friday, October 26, 2018
Topic:     Frederick County Sheriff’s Office “Open House and Public Safety Day”
Guest:     Lenny Millholland, Sheriff, Frederick County
Info:        540-662-6162
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Topic:     Addicted to Hope Rally, 10/27, 3 to 7 p.m. at Handley High School
Guest:     Lauren Cummings, Executive Director, NSV Substance Abuse Coalition
Info:                540-722-3589
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Topic:     Community in Motion Transportation Forum, 10/25, Winchester Regional Airport
Guest:     Mike Ruddy, Frederick County Director of Planning and Development
Info:                   540-665-5651
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Topic:     18th Century Family Fun & Games Day at Abram’s Delight, 10/28, 12 to 4
Guest:     Mary Mayhew, Docent, Winchester/Frederick County Historical Society
Info:        Facebook:  Winchester/Fred. Co. Historical Society
Monday, October 22, 2018
Topic:     Conversations About Homelessness, 10/24 and 10/25
Guest:     Brandon Thomas, Director, Winchester Rescue Mission
Info:      and     Facebook    540-667-5379
Friday, October 19, 2018
Topic:     Oatlands Harvest Festival, 10/21, Oatlands Historic House and Gardens
Guest:     Matt Kraycinovich, Interim Executive Director, Oatlands Historic House & Gardens
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Topic:     80th Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale at Morven Park, 10/20 and 10/21
Guest:     Barb McNeal, Co-Chair of the Rummage Sale
Info:    and   Facebook
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Topic:     Super FAFSA Day at Lord Fairfax Community College, 10/20, 9 a.m. to noon
Guest:     Buddy Wilson, Director of Financial Aid, Lord Fairfax Community College
Info:                540-868-7153
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Topic:     30th Annual Haymarket Day, October 20th
Guest:     Shelley Kozlowski, Clerk of the Council, Town of Haymarket
Info:   and   on Facebook
Monday, October 15, 2018
Topic:     The Butterfly 5K/10K to benefit Blue Ridge Hospice on 10/20 at Blandy Farm
Guest:     Connie Morrison, CEO, Blue Ridge Hospice
Friday, October 12, 2018
Topic:     Aids Response Effort’s 3rd Annual Cha-Cha Charity Extravaganza
Guest:     Tyler Thompson, Event Chair
Info:                Facebook:   Aids Response Effort
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Topic:     Fundraiser for the new Career and Technical Education Center
Guest:     Russ Potts, Executive Director, Winchester Education Foundation
                 For tickets to the Frank Beamer lunch:
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Topic:     Oktoberfest in Old Town Winchester, 10/12 and 10/13
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Events Coordinator for Old Town Winchester
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Topic:     Shenandoah Autumnfest at the Shenandoah Co. Fairgrounds, 10/13
Guest:     Sharon Baroncelli, Executive Director, Shenandoah County Chamber
Info:          540-459-2542
Monday, October 8, 2018
Topic:    I’m Just Me Because … (held at Books A Million, 10/13 at 10:00 a.m.
Guests:  Tina Culbreath, Founder of “I’m Just Me”
                Les Taylor, Winchester City Sheriff and author
Friday, October 5, 2018
Topic:    Walk like MADD 5K Dash at the Herndon Police Dept., 10/13 at 8 a.m.
Guest:    Christopher Konschak, Program Director, MADD
Info:                   800-533-6233
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Topic:    Winchester Salvation Army ‘Angel Tree’ registration for toys/clothes
Guest:    Captain Kelly Durant, Commanding Corps Officer, Winchester
Info:       Facebook – Salvation Army Winchester          540-662-4777
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Topic:    2nd Annual “Tails and Ales” to benefit the Humane Society of Loudoun County
Guest:    Melissa Hughes, Events Program Manager, HSLC
Info:    and    Facebook
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Topic:    Herndon Arts Week / Children’s Literacy Festival
Guests:  Kwame Alexander, award-winning children’s author
                Jason DiMambro, Executive Director Outreach, ArtSpace Herndon
Info:              703-371-4325
Monday, October 1, 2018
Topic:   NAMI-NSV 3K Walk-A-Thon For Mental Health (10/6, Frederick Co. Fairgrounds)
Guest:   Connie Nutter, NAMI-NSV President
Info:      and on Facebook
Friday, September 28th, 2018
Topic:   History of Winchester talk and Used Book Collection Drop-Off for Handley Regional Library
Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Topic:   Bowling Tournament to benefit the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging, 10/6, Royal Family Bowling Center
Guest:   Roberta Lauder, Director of Resource Development, SAAA
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
Topic:   Out of the Darkness Walk – Stephens City (10/13 at Sherando High School)
Guest:   Winter Brooks, Co-organizer of the Walk
Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
Topic:   4th Annual Bag Bingo to benefit the Handley High School Choral Dept.
Guest:   Gloria Law, Choral Director, John Handley High School
Info:      email:        540-662-3471
Monday, September 24th, 2018
Topic:   United Way Rubbermaid Product Sale, 9/29
Info:           540-536-1610
Friday, September 21st, 2018
Topic:   Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity (new name and expanded territory)
Guest:   Matthew T. Peterson, Executive Director, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity
Info:              540-662-7066
Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Topic:   Christmas Assistance Registration (Angel Tree for kids) with Salvation Army in Winchester
Info:     Register 10/2 to 10/4, Salvation Army, 300 Ft. Collier Rd., Winchester   540-662-4777
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
Topic:   Healthy Families Northern Shenandoah Valley celebrates 20 years!
Guest:   Sara Schoonover-Martin, Executive Director, Healthy Families NSV
Info:                   Facebook
Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
Topic:   One Book One Community events
Info:      Facebook – One Book One Community – Winchester-Frederick-Clarke
Monday, September 17th, 2018
Topic:   Breast Health Symposium, 9/29, WMC Conference Center
Guest:   Debbie Denitto, Coordinator of Oncology Community Outreach Services
Info:      Facebook – Valley Health         540-536-8282
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Topic:   Alzheimer’s Association “Walk To End Alzheimer’s”, Winchester, 10/27
Guest:   Cindy Shelhorn, Alzheimer’s Association., National Capital Area Chapter
Thursday, September 13th, 2018
Topic:   Helping victims of Hurricane Florence
Info:      Red Cross info posted on WINC-FM’s website, and
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Topic:    First Christian Church Fall Festival, 9/22, 3 to 7 p.m.
Guest:    Kathy Mitchell, Chairman, First Christian Church
Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
Topic:   “Maxfield Parrish: Paintings and Prints” exhibit at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Monday, September 10th, 2018
Topic:   Quota International of Winchester presents “Kitchen Kapers Tour”, 9/16
Guest:   Heidi Hiller, Chairperson, Kitchen Kapers
Info:      Facebook – “Quota International of Winchester”
Friday, September 7th, 2018
Topic:  Shenandoah Valley Book Fest
Thursday, September 6th, 2018
Topic:      AbbaCare
Guest:     John Stonestreet
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
Topic:      Friends Concert for Mental Health
Guest:     Katrina Cole and Ted Garber
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
Topic:      Girls on the Run
Friday, August 31st, 2018
Topic:     Seizure Freedom 5k Run/Walk, 9/29, Clarke Co. Parks and Rec Nature Trail
Guest:     Gina Washington, Regional Director, Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia
Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Topic:     Greener Than Grass sustainable landscaping series at Blandy Farm
Guests:   Sari Carp, Founder of Sustainability Matters
                 Steve Carroll, Director of Public Programs, Blandy Farm
Info:      or     Facebook-Sustainability Matters
Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
Topic:     Green Neighborhood Expo, Old Town Winchester, 9/15
Guest:     Chad Braun-Duin, Winchester EST Chairman
Info:   (go to ‘Events’ tab)
Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
Topic:     Top of Virginia Building Association Community Block Party
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Executive Director, TVBA
Monday, August 27th, 2018
Topic:     Community Conversation on Foster Care hosted by Foster Families of CFW, 8/30
Guest:     Jess Miller, Program Coordinator for Recruitment and Training
Info:        Facebook-  Foster Families of Clarke-Frederick-Winchester
Friday, August 24th, 2018
Topic:     Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Handley Library
Info:        To register and more information –
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Topic:     Abnormal Formal to benefit FROG / Froggy’s Closet
Guest:     Tina Marie Scully, Co-founder, Families Reaching Out Group
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
Topic:     Warren County High School Wildcat Athletic Association Golf Tournament
Guest:     Ron Crawford, President, WWAA
Info:        Facebook-Warren Wildcat Athletic Association
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
Topic:     Plane Crazy RC’ers to host 6th Annual Open House, 8/25
Guest:     Stephen Eisenbaugh, Club President
Monday, August 20th, 2018
Topic:     Yappy Hour at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 8/25
Guest:     Laura Kerr Wiley, Director of Community Engagement, MSV
Info: Hour
Friday, August 17th, 2018
Topic:     Friday Night Live in Old Town Winchester
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Special Events Coordinator, Old Town Winchester
Thursday, August 16th, 2018
Topic:     Tour de ECHO bicycle fundraiser
Guest:     Sabrina Dyson, Marketing Intern with ECHO
Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
Topic:     Winchester Greek Festival, Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church
Guest:     Jaime Karalis,  Parish Council President
Info:        Google “Winchester Greek Festival”
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
Topic:     Polo and Open Late Concerts for the National Sporting Library and Museum
Guest:     Melanie Mathewes, Executive Director, NSLM
Monday, August 13th, 2018
Topic:     WATTS celebrates 10th Anniversary on 8/18 at Cloverdale Barn
Guest:     Trey Vickers, 10th Anniversary Committee member
Friday, August 10th, 2018
Topic:     August Programs at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center
Guest:     Jennifer Burghoffer, Education Manager, Blue Ridge Wildlife Center
Info:     and     Facebook
Thursday, August 9th, 2018
Topic:     Special Love presents 36th Annual ‘Camp Fantastic’  for children with cancer
Guest:     Dave Smith, Senior Director of Outreach and Programs
Info:       and      Facebook
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
Topic:     School Supplies collection for Froggy’s Closet, 8/17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hutchens Family
                 Dentistry, 255 Fairfax Pike, Suite 4, Stephens City (next to the car wash)
Guest:     Fabiola Hutchins
Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
Topic:     National Night Out with LFCC, Middletown & Stephens City Police Departments
Guest:     Lt. Chris Adams, LFCC Police Department
Monday, August 6th,  2018
Topic:     The Laurel Center presents “A New Frontier” adult group
Info:        Call Amy at 540-667-6160
Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Topic:     14th Annual Shenandoah County Yard Crawl, August 11th!
Guest:     Sharon Baroncelli, Executive Director, Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
Topic:     LFCC hosting a free computer science camp for girls grades 6 through 9
Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
Topic:     The Middletown Concert Series, every Friday night in August on Main Street, Middletown
Guest:     Charles Harbaugh IV, Mayor of Middletown
Info:        Facebook:   Middletown, VA
Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
Topic:     Valley League Baseball playoffs
Monday, July 30th, 2018
Topic:     Bright Futures – Frederick – Winchester needs volunteers
Info:        Nancy Mango, 540-667-2490
Friday, July 27th, 2018
Topic:     Stay-cation Sites / Museums, etc.
Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Topic:     (Repeat) – Virginia Blood Services Broadcaster’s Blood Drive
Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Topic:     Book Drop-Off for Fall Used Book Sale (8/4, 9:00 to 12:00 at Bowman Library)
Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Topic:     Community Christmas in July Yard Sale
Info:        540-333-2851
Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Topic:     United Way Rubbermaid Sale
Friday, July 20th, 2018
Topic:  Benefit for Humane Society of Loudoun County
Thursday, July 19th, 2018
Topic:        Walk With A Doc
Info:           For more information, contact Dana M. DeJarnett, health promotion coordinator, WVU Medicine and The Wellness Center at Berkeley Medical Center at 304-264-1287, ext. 31814 or
Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Topic:       “A Sporting Vision: The Paul Mellon Collection of British Sporting                        Art From the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts”
Guest:        Anne Marie Paquette
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Topic:      Friday Night Live!
Monday, July 16th, 2018
Topic:     Winchester Broadcasters Blood Drive
Friday, July 13, 2018
Topic:     Cornhole Tourney & Family Fun Day to benefit the Frederick Co. Educational Foundation
Guest:     Mary Nordman, Executive Director, Frederick Co. Educational Foundation
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Topic:     “Shrek The Musical, Jr.” opening at Winchester Little Theater on 7/14
Wednesday, July 11,2018
Topic:     Grand Re-Opening of the Berryville Avenue Blue Ridge Hospice Thrift Store
Guest:     Angie Fishel, Director of Thrift Operations
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Topic:     T2T-Tradition to Transformation Business Development Event
Guests:   Danita Roble, Director of Membership Development, Top of Va. Regional Chamber
                 Dr. Sherri Yoder and Crystel Smith, Professional Speakers and Best Selling Authors
Info:        Text:  T2T 2018 44222
Monday, July 9, 2018
Topic:     Lecture series:  “Our Community Response to World War I” at Godfrey Miller Center
Guest:     Mary Ann Kirkpatrick, President of Board, Godfrey Miller Historic Home & Fellowship Center
Friday, July 6, 2018
Topic:     United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley update
Guest:     Elise Stine-Dolinar, Director of Marketing and Outreach, United Way of NSV
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Topic:     Franklin Institute Science Museum comes to Handley Library on 7/14
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Topic:     Rockin’ Independence Eve in Old Town Winchester, 7/3!
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Special Event Coordinator, Old Town Winchester
Monday, July 2, 2018
Topic:     Middletown, VA Fourth of July Celebration!
Guest:     Charles Harbaugh IV, Mayor of Middletown
Info:          Facebook
Friday, June 29, 2018
Topic:     Great Meadow’s 4th of July celebration and international equestrian event
Guest:     Rob Banner, President, Great Meadow Foundation
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Topic:     Polo in the Park at Morven Park in Leesburg
Guest:     Sheryl Williams, Executive Director, Morven Park
Info:         703-777-2414
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Topic:     Matching fundraising campaign for AbbaCare, Inc.
Guest:     Nancy Huffine, Development Director, AbbaCare
Info:         To donate:
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Topic:     National Sporting Library and Museum Summer Art Workshops
Guest:     Anne Marie Paquette, Educator, NSLM
Monday, June 25, 2018
Topic:     Stutzman Chevrolet & Cadillac hosting a National PTSD Awareness Day
Guest:     Jim Stutzman, Jr. … President, Jim Stutzman Chevrolet-Cadillac
Friday, June 22, 2018
Topic:     Used book drop-off and e-cycling events at Bowman Library in Stephens City
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Topic:     The ‘Just Love’ Free Block Party hosted by ‘What’s New Worship’
Guest:     Pastor Andy Combs, What’s New Worship
Info:     and   Facebook
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Topic:     Shenandoah Valley Music Festival at Orkney Springs opens July 20th
Guest:     Dennis Lynch, Executive Director, SVMF
Info:       and      on Facebook     and   540-459-3396
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Topic:     Photo exhibit and awareness event about depression and suicide on 6/21
Guest:     Kerri Lane, owner, Kerri Lane Studio
Info:         Facebook:  kerrilanestudio
Friday, June 8, 2018
Topic:     Winchester/Frederick Relay for Life, 6/15 at James Wood High School
Guest:     Brooke Lockhart, Co-Lead, Winchester/Frederick Relay for Life
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Topic:     EatLoCo indoor marketplace in the Village of Leesburg
Guest:     Dan Hine, Founder, CEO of EatLoCo
Info:                     (703)-737-0311
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Topic:     Access Independence Annual ‘Roll Your Own’ fundraiser on 6/9
Guest:    Rob Alkire, Access Independence
Info:             540-662-4452
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Topic:     Update on The Laurel Center’s workshops and support groups
Guest:     Cindy Marzullo, Development Director/Volunteer Coordinator
Info:          540-667-6160
Monday, June 4, 2018
Topic:     “Battle in the Blue Ridge” soccer tournament in Mt. Jackson on June 23-24
Friday, June 1, 2018
Topic:     Concern Hotline celebrates 50 years of caring in the Shenandoah Valley
Guest:     Rusty Holland, Executive Director, Concern Hotline
Info:                 Facebook
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Topic:     Summer Reading Program and activities for all ages at Handley Regional Library
Guest:     John Huddy, Director, Handley Regional Library
Info:                    Facebook
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Topic:     Strasburg’s Youngest Chamber of Commerce member
Guests:   J. P. (almost 4 yrs. old), Larry and Tasha Lindsay
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Topic:     Rotary Club of Winchester’s Rummage Sale, 6/2 and 6/3
Guest:     David Kent, Co-chair of the Rummage Sale
Info:        Facebook – Winchester Rotary Rummage Sale
Monday, May 28, 2018
Topic:     Announcements about Memorial Day observances in the listening area
Friday, May 25, 2018
Topic:     City of Winchester ‘Signs Contest’ for the community parks
Guest:     Molly Minch, Facilities Coordinator, Winchester Parks and Rec
Info:        Facebook
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Topic:     Newtown Heritage Festival in Stephens City
Guest:     Tootie Rinker, President of the Festival
Info:        Facebook – NHF-Stephens City
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Topic:     Salvation Army Food Drive, 5/25, 10:30 – 6:30, Walmart on Rt. 50, Winchester
Guest:     Captain Kelly Durant, Winchester Salvation Army
Info:        Facebook – Salvation Army Winchester          540-662-4777
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Topic:     The Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging and ‘Older Americans Month’
Guest:     Linda Holtzapple, Executive Director, Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging
Info:            540-551-5612
Monday, May 21, 2018
Topic:     The National Sporting Library & Museum ‘Open Late Summer Concerts’
Guest:     Melanie Mathewes, Executive Director, NSLM
Friday, May 18, 2018
Topic:     The Oatlands Strawberry Festival, 5/20, Oatlands Historic House and Gardens
Guest:     Matt Kraycinovich, Interim Executive Director at Oatlands
Info:                 703-777-3174
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Topic:     Human Trafficking Awareness Seminar, 5/20, 1 pm, Grace Downtown Winchester
Guest:     Adam Glogau, Pastoral Intern, Grace Downtown Winchester
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Topic:     Virginia Wine and Craft Festival, 5/19, downtown Front Royal
Guest:     Niki Foster, Executive Director, Front Royal-Warren Co. Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Topic:     Women Rising panel discussion, 5/17, 6 p.m. at Samuel’s Public Library, Front Royal
Guest:     Joyce Jenkins Wimmer, President, Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
Monday, May 14, 2018
Topic:     Foster Care Appreciation Month
Guest:     Jes Miller, Program Coordinator, CFW Foster Families
Friday, May 11, 2018
Topic:     7th Annual Sadie’s Run/5K and Kids Fun Run in Purcellville on Sunday, 5/20
Guest:     Sara Parella, Race Coordinator and Sadie’s mom
Info:        Facebook:  sadie smile foundation
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Topic:     Family Fun Day in Front Royal, Saturday, 5/12 from 10:00 to 6:00
Guest:     Skip Rogers, Co-Founder/Executive Director – Able Forces
Info:        Facebook – C & C Ice Cream, Front Royal
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Topic:     National Letter Carrier “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive (Saturday, 5/12)
Guest:     Jay Keffer, Food Drive Coordinator
Info:        Check with your local letter carrier or Post Office
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Topic:     Announcement:  Annual Plant Sale at the State Arboretum of Virginia at Blandy Farm
Monday, May 7, 2018
Topic:     Loudoun County Chamber Super Hero 5K  (5/20)
Guest:     Tony Howard, President, Loudoun Co. Chamber of Commerce
Friday, May 4, 2018
Topic:     Dulles Chefs Showdown hosted by the Dulles Regional Chamber, 5/10
Guest:     Susan Brooks, Event Manager
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Topic:     The “I’m Just Me Movement” and ‘Agents for Change’
Guests:   Autumn, Diamond, Rodney and Tina Culbreath
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Topic:     Habitat For Humanity Winchester-Frederick-Clarke update
Guest:     Matthew Peterson, Executive Director, Habitat For Humanity WFC
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Topic:     Give Choose Day (Community Foundation of Loudoun and No. Fauquier Counties)
Monday, April 30, 2018
Topic:     Handley’s Bowman Library hosts a ‘growing and using herbs’ workshop
Friday, April 27, 2018
Topic:     SHENCO 5K Color Run and Walk, 5/12
Guest:     Sharon Baroncelli, Executive Director, Shenandoah Co. Chamber of Commerce
Info:        or
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Topic:     2018 Military Expo hosted by NSV Community Veterans Engagement Bd.
Guest:     Adam Packham, Founder, Heroes on the River
Info:        Facebook- 2018 Military Expo   email:
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Topic:     Loudoun County Cat Coalition “Pints for Paws” fundraiser on 4/29
Guest:     Tom Bove, Vice President, Loudoun County Cat Coalition
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Topic:     James Wood High School Band Trivia Night, 4/28
Guest:     Rebekah Eisenfeld, Student Band President
Monday, April 23, 2018
Topic:     “Sustainability Matters” hosts a Community Plant Swap in Woodstock on 4/29
Guest:     Sari Carp
Info:        Facebook – Sustainability Matters VA
Friday, April 20, 2018
Topic:     The Trails at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Guest:     Laura Wiley, Director of Community Engagement, Museum of NSV
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Topic:     Front Royal Oratorio Society concerts:  “Heaven and Earth”
Guest:     David Freese, tenor, Front Royal Oratorio Society
Info:        www.FROS.ONLINE         540-635-4842
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Topic:     Blue Ridge Singers present Spring Concerts
Guest:     Dr. Jeffrey Alban, Artistic Director and Conductor, Blue Ridge Singers
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Topic:     Need for ‘Officers of Election’ (paid volunteers) for upcoming elections in Frederick Co.
Guest:     Rick Miller, Frederick Co. Voter Registrar and Director of Elections
Info:        email-               540-665-5660
Monday, April 16, 2018
Topic:     Shenandoah Chapter, Virginia Tech Alumni Association 11th Annual Memorial Blood Drive                        (today, 12 to 6, YDC)
Guest:     Doug Ewell, Blood Drive Chairman
Friday, April 13, 2018
Topic:     Champion for Children Super Hero 5K for the ChildSafe Center
Guest:     Kelly Bober, Executive Director, ChildSafe Center
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Topic:     Military Appreciation Banquet (5/17, G.W. Hotel)
Guest:     Jay Marts, Finance Officer, AMVETS Post 18, Winchester
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Topic:     National Library Week at Handley Regional Library
Guest:     John Huddy, Director, Handley Regional Library
Info:      and on    Facebook
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Topic:     Clarke Co. High School presents “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”
Guest:     Christine Brewer, Director, Teacher – Clarke Co. High School
Info:   or
Monday, April 9, 2018
Topic:     “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” to benefit the Laurel Center
Guest:     Cindy Marzullo, Development Director / Volunteer Coordinator, the Laurel Center
Friday, April 6, 2018
Topic:     Literacy Volunteers Winchester Area needs volunteers and tutors
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Topic:     Royal Breakfast to benefit the Virginia Youth Ballet
Guest:     Jeannette Flacksenburg, Board Member, Va. Youth Ballet
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Topic:     Capitol Steps return for Handley High School Class of 18′ fundraiser!
Guest:     Anne Marie Holla-Aschenbrenner, volunteer
Info:        email –
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Topic:     Kiwanis Club of Winchester Community Pancake Day
Guest:     Bill Nordman, Co-chair, Community Pancake Day
Monday, April 2, 2018
Topic:     Free Prom Dress Giveaway (“Gowns For His Glory”)
Guests:   Bethany Searfoss and Dorcas Sturgill, Co-founders of Gowns for His Glory
Info:        Email:   and   Facebook
Friday, March 30, 2018
Topic:     Oatlands Historic House and Gardens opening for the season!
Guest:     Matt Kraycinovich, Interim Executive Director, Oatlands
Info:         703-777-3174
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Topic:     No. Shenandoah Valley  Civitan Club’s “Olde Towne Open” on 4/7
Guest:     Gwen Carter, President-elect, NSV Civitan Club
Info:        Facebook- The Northern Shenandoah Valley Civitan Club
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Topic:     “Did You Know” public information campaign for Frederick County
Guest:     Karen Vacchio, Public Information Officer, Frederick County
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Topic:     AbbaCare Walk For Life  (5/12 at First Christian Church)
Guest:     Nancy Huffine, Development Director, AbbaCare
Monday, March 26, 2018
Topic:     Frederick County’s Spring Cleaning Community Shred
Guest:     Gloria Puffinburger, Solid Waste Manager, Frederick County
Friday, March 23, 2018
Topic:     Community Announcement – LFCC Heavy Equipment Operator scholarships
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Topic:     Community announcement – Handley Book Sale update
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Topic:     BBQ Chicken Dinner and Auction for Clarke Co. Relay for Life (4/7)
Guest:     Aimee Nuwer, Senior Community Development Manager
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Topic:     Winchester Royals Baseball Cash Party (3/24 at Eagles Club)
Guest:     Donna Turrill, Board President
Info:        Facebook:  Winchester Royals
Monday, March 19, 2018
Topic:     Friends of Handley Library Spring Book Sale at Bowman Library
Guest:     Barbara Dickinson, Executive Director, Friends of Handley
Friday, March 16, 2018
Topic:     Out of the Darkness Campus Walk, 3/24 at Shenandoah University
Guest:     Katelyn Brazelton, Advertising Team, Out of the Darkness Walk
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Topic:     Recovery’s Got Talent (tryouts 3/23, live show on 3/30 @ WMC Conference Center)
Guests:   Lauren Cummings, Ex. Dir., NSV Substance Abuse Coalition
                 Kim Shupe and Melissa Elliott, Co-Chairs for ‘Recovery’s Got Talent’
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Topic:     Loudoun Half Races, 4/21 and 4/22 to benefit the track programs in Loudoun County
Guest:     Lesley Green, Race Manager, Loudoun Half Races
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Topic:     CLEAN ‘Play for Prevention Basketball Tournament (3/17, Shenandoah University)
Guest:     Stacey Drew, Program Director, CLEAN, Inc.
Monday, March 12th
Topic:     James Wood Touchdown Club’s Annual Mulch Sale
Guest:     Frank Roy, President, James Wood Touchdown Club
Friday, March 9th
Topic:     A Forever Home Rescue Foundation ‘Casino Night & Silent Auction
Guest:     Patti Stinson, Shelter Liason, A Forever Home Rescue Foundation
Thursday, March 8th
Topic:     Old Town Winchester Celtic Fest
Guest:     Dario Savarese, OTW Special Event Director
Wednesday, March 7th
Topic:     35th Annual Winchester Model Railroad Club train show / flea market
Guest:     Jim Clevenger, President, WMRRC
Tuesday, March 6th
Topic:     “Brain Buzz” (4/5 at Bright Box Theater) looking for teams to benefit Literacy Volunteers!
Guest:     Mark Sieffert, Executive Director, Literacy Volunteers Winchester Area
Info:            540-536-1648
Monday, March 5th
Topic:     Improving English classes for CDL and Nurses training (free at LFCC, Middletown)
Info:        (540)-869-0765
Friday, March 2nd
Topic:     Miss Abilities Pageant 2018
Guest:     Jessi Edwards, Founder/Director – Miss Abilities Organization
Info:    540-303-1700
Thursday, March 1st
Topic:     Winchester/Frederick Co. Historical Society presents World War I exhibit
Guests:   Cissy Shull, Executive Director, Winchester/Frederick Co. Historical Society
                 Gene Shultz, Historical Society Board Member
Wednesday, February 28th
Topic:     “Santa Girl” movie being filmed at Shenandoah University
Guest:     Blayne Weaver, Director
Tuesday, February 27th
Topic:     CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Children’s Intervention Services
Guest:     Suzanne Mitchell, Volunteer Recruitment and Training Manager
Info:      703-330-8145
Monday, February 26th
Topic:     “Murder on the CLUE Cruise” (to benefit the Frederick Co. Educational Foundation)
Guest:     Mary Nordman, Executive Director, Frederick Co. Educational Foundation
Friday, February 23rd
Topic:     ‘Sustainability Matters’
Guests:   Sari Carp, Paula Brownlee, founding members, Sustainability Matters
Info:        email –     540-459-8550
Thursday, February 22nd
Topic:     Valley Health Community Wellness Festival, 2/24, Apple Blossom Mall
Guest:     Mike Wade, Wellness Festival Chair
Wednesday, February 21st
Topic:     Chocolates Galore and More to benefit YMCA Loudoun County
Guest:     Tamia Ward-Blakely, Chocolates Galore Chair
Tuesday, February 20th
Topic:     “Giving A Lift” videos of hitchhikers and the homeless at Alamo to benefit CCAP
Guest:     Jason Wright, author, columnist and speaker
Monday, February 19th
Topic:     Rotary Club of Frederick County’s ‘Decades Dance Party’ (2/24, Millwood Station)
Guest:     Erika deAzagra, Fundraising Chair
Friday, February 16th
Topic:     The Clarke County Choirs Concert and Cake-Off
Guest:     Eleanor Welch, President of the Clarke County Choirs
Info:        Email Tiffany Ford – TIFFANY@DWELLWELLGROUP.COM    703-946-0191
Thursday, February 15th
Topic:      Barns of Rose Hill Matching Grant program
Guest:     Diana Kincannon,  Chair, Barns of Rose Hill
Tuesday, February 13th
Topic:     Crown Trophy Winchester’s 9th Annual Collection for Homeless Children
Guests:   Sharon Farinholt, Crown Trophy, and Lori Eversole from City National Bank
Monday, February 12th
Topic:     Handley Library’s Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)
Guest:     John Huddy, Director, Handley Regional Library
Friday, February 9th
Topic:     Young Life Winchester, Frederick and Clarke Counties
Guest:     Ben Savory, Area Director of Young Life
Info:     Email-  and Facebook
Thursday, February 8th
Topic:     Gifts for Good (Community Foundation for Loudoun and No. Fauquier Counties)
Guest:     Carol Smith, Co-chair, Loudoun Gifts for Good
Info:     703-779-3505
Wednesday, February 7th
Topic:     Aids Response Effort’s Annual Mardi Gras Party, 2/17
Guest:     Mark Grim, President of the ARE Board
Info:  and  on Facebook at AidsResponseEffort
Tuesday, February 6th
Topic:     Salvation Army of Winchester ‘Love Dinner’, 2/9, 5 to 7 pm at the shelter
Guest:     Captain Kelly Durant, Winchester Salvation Army
Info:       540-662-4777
Wednesday, January 31st
Topic:     20th Annual Evans Home Chili Dinner (2/2 at Braddock St. UMC)
Guest:     Marc Jaccard, Executive Director, The Evans Home
Tuesday, January 30th
Topic:     Give Kids A Smile free dental event for children
Guest:     Dr. Guarav Agarwal, Valley Pediatric Dentistry
Info:        Pre-register at <> or 540-667-5437
Monday, January 29th
Topic:     Daffodil Days to benefit the American Cancer Society
Guest:     Mike Hummer, ACS Volunteer
Friday, January 26th
Topic:     Free Tax Assistance for all through AARP
Guest:     Tom Wallace, TAXAIDE Counselor and Trainer
Info:  (type in zip code for schedule)
Wednesday, January 24th
Topic:     The Souper Bowl to benefit the American Cancer Society
Guest:     Aimee Nuwer, American Cancer Society, Northeast Region
Tuesday, January 23rd
Topic:     NSV Master Gardener’s Annual Seed Exchange at Blandy Farm
Guest:     Elaine Specht, Coordinator, Master Gardener
Tuesday, January 16th
Topic:     Big Brothers Big Sisters Northwest Virginia – National Mentoring Month
Guest:     Juli Ferrell, Executive Director, BBBS of Northwest Virginia
Friday, January 12th
Topic:     Shenandoah Valley Chess Club
Guest:     David Hubbard, Chess Club President
Wednesday, January 10th
Topic:     Thank you from the Salvation Army Winchester
Guest:     Captain Kelly Durant
Info:         540-662-4777       Facebook at Salvation Army Winchester
Monday, December 18th
Topic:     Volunteers desperately needed to ring Salvation Army bells for the Red Kettles
Guest:     Salvation Army Winchester- Wanda Lloyd, 540-662-4777, ext. 13
Friday, December 15th
Topic:     “A Stronger Me” campaign addressing depression and suicide prevention
Guest:     Judy McKiernan, Lead Student Support Specialist, Winchester City Schools
Thursday, December 14th
Topic:     “Waterways” traveling Smithsonian Institute Exhibit coming to the Discovery Museum
Guest:     Ryan Hall, Coordinator of Marketing & Membership,  Discovery Museum
Info:        540-722-2020
Wednesday, December 13th
Topic:     Winchester Musica Viva Christmas Concert
Guest:     Wendy Oesterling,  Managing Director, Winchester Musica Viva
Info:  and  on Facebook
Tuesday, December 12th
Topic:     Blue Ridge Singers holiday concerts
Guest:     Dr. Jeff Alban, Artistic Director,  Blue Ridge Singers
Monday,  December 11th
Topic:     ‘Winchester Helping Haiti’ medical mission trip and fundraiser
Guest:     Dr. Laura Dabinett –  Mission trip team leader
Info:         Facebook:  Winchester Helping Haiti
Friday, December 8th
Topic:     8th Annual Winchester Community Choir Christmas Worship Experience
Guest:     Len Burdick, Worship Pastor, Victory Church and Community Choir Director
Info:   and  on Facebook
Thursday, December 7th
Topic:     Clarke County Community Band ‘Chain of Checks’ concert, 12/10
Guest:     John Hudson, Band member
Info: (click on Chain of Checks)  and
Wednesday, December 6th
Topic:     Front Royal Oratorio Society’s ‘Chain of Checks’ concert, 12/9
Guest:     George Amos, Musical Director-Conductor
Info:  (click on Chain of Checks)
Tuesday, December 5th
Topic:     Spikes For Tikes Charity Volleyball Game to benefit the Evans Home for Children
Guests:   Maggie Heishman and Katie Costin, James Wood DECA Club members
Info:        Facebook page for James Wood High School, click on events
Monday, December 4th

Topic:     Loudoun County Salvation Army Angel Tree

Guest:     Captain Pradeep Ramaji, Salvation Army Loudoun County
Friday, December 1st
Topic:     Virginia Youth Ballet/Vostrikov Academy present “The Nutcracker”
Guest:     Jeannette Flackensburg, Board Member, Virginia Youth Ballet
Info:      540-665-0343
Thursday, November 30th
Topic:      Announcements for Salvation Army Bell Ringers
Info:         540-662-4777   ext. 13  (Wanda Lloyd)
Wednesday, November 29th
Topic:     South Berkeley Christmas 5-K to benefit Berkeley Co. Humane Society
Guest:     Aimee Peters, Race Director
Info:        304-839-2053
Tuesday, November 28th
Topic:     Breakfast With Santa to benefit the Winchester Day Preschool
Guest:     Lisa Giesler, Director, Winchester Day Preschool
Info:        Facebook-Winchester Day Nursery  or   540-662-2629.
Monday, November 27th
Topic:     Lunch With Santa, presented by the Rotary Club of Frederick County
Guest:     Tammy Stevenson, Rotary Club of Frederick County
Friday, November 24th
Topic:     Bell Ringers needed for Salvation Army Loudoun County
Guest:     Captain Pradeep Ramaji, Salvation Army Loudoun County
Thursday, November 23rd – Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 22nd
Topic:     AbbaCare holiday schedule of fundraising
Guest:     Nancy Huffine, Development Director, AbbaCare
Tuesday, November 21st
Topic:     Winchester High Heeled Holiday Party
Guest:     Katie Barchas Wilson, Founder, High Heeled Happy Hour
Monday, November 20th
Topic:     Walking In A Winter Wonderland, Clearbrook Park
Guest:     Sarah Young, Program Supervisor, Frederick Co. Parks and Rec.
Info:         540-665-5678
Friday, November 17th
Topic:     Oatlands Historic House and Gardens Christmas tours
Guest:     Bonnie LePard, Executive Director, Oatlands
Info:     703-777-3174
Tuesday, November 14th
Topic:     James Wood High School Band Apple Dumplings Sale
Guest:     Rebecca Eisenfeld, Band President
Friday, November 10th
Topic:     National Philanthropy Day and volunteer recognition
Guest:     Maria Lorensen, Planning Committee, Association of Fundraising Professionals
Info:        Tickets to luncheon – 1-888-930-2707
Thursday, November 9th
Topic:     Kyle’s Kamp 2017 Holiday Store for pediatric cancer patients
Guest:     Randi Ritter
Info:        email –
Wednesday, November 8th
Topic:     Millbrook High School presents “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”
Guest:     Brian Kelly, Musical Director
Info:        11/10 & 11/11 – 7 pm      11/12 – 3 pm     Tickets at the door
Tuesday, November 7th
Topic:     Literacy Volunteers – Winchester Area
Guest:     Mark Sieffert, Executive Director, Literacy Volunteers-Winchester Area
Info:          email:       540-536-1648
Monday, November 6th
Topic:     Ms. Virginia Senior Pageant
Guest:     Janis Thomas, Ms. Virginia Senior 2015
Friday, November 3rd
Topic:     Winchester Epilepsy Support Group Open House, 11/14
Guest:     Gina Washington,  Epilepsy Foundation Virginia Regional Director
Thursday, November 2nd
Topic:     The Laurel Center’s “Empty Bowl Supper”,  11/10
Guest:     Cindy Marzullo, Development Director, The Laurel Center
Info:         540-667-6160
Wednesday, November 1st
Topic:     “One More Song” at Escutcheon Brewing to benefit Blue Ridge Hospice (11/4, 1 – 5 pm)
Guest:     Scott Pardue, Founder of the fundraiser
Tuesday, October 31st
Topic:     Kiwanis Club of Winchester Fall Community Pancake Day (11/4)
Guests:   Kim Wright – Pancake Day Chair, and Nancy Huffine of AbbaCare
Monday, October 30th
Topic:     Antiques Appraisal Fair at Belle Grove Plantation, 11/4 and 11/5
Guest:     Kristen Laise, Executive Director, Belle Grove Plantation
Friday, October 27th
Topic:     Winchester Walk to End Alzheimer’s  (10/28, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley)
Guest:     Cindy Schelhorn, The Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter
Info:           800-272-3900
Thursday, October 26th
Topic:     “I’m Just Me Movement”, a transformational approach to mentoring
Guests:   Tina and Rodney Culbreath, Co-Founders of ‘I’m Just Me’
Wednesday, October 25th
Topic:     Stephens City Ghost Walk hosted by Trinity Lutheran Church
                 CANCELLED  DUE  TO ILLNESS
Tuesday, October 24th
Topic:     Run for Recovery, 11/18, to benefit the No. Shen. Valley Substance Abuse Coalition
Guests:   Ellen Coyne and Gabriella Ramdass, Co-Presidents of Handley High School DECA
Info:        Facebook:  Road To
Monday, October 23rd
Topic:     The Worlds of Work Expo, 10/25 and 10/26
Guest:     Jane Baker, Director of Career & Technical Education, Warren Co. Public Schools
Friday, October 20th
Topic:     Harvest Festival at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens, Sunday, 10/22
Guest:     Bonnie LePard, Executive Director, Oatlands
Thursday, October 19th
Topic:     The Melissa Anne Dabas Charitable Trust and the Angel Fund
Guest:     Dr. Sanjay ‘Jay’ Dabas,  Melissa’s husband
Wednesday, October 18th
Topic:     Breast Cancer Survivors’ Retreat  (10/28, The National Conference Center, Leesburg)
Guest:     Christine Stone, Oncology Nurse Navigator, Life With Cancer at Inova Loudoun Hospital
Info:     or     703-698-2526
Tuesday, October 17th
Topic:     Volunteer opportunities at your local animal shelter
Monday, October 16th
Topic:     Salvation Army Christmas Assistance Registration / Bell Ringers needed
Guests:   Captains Kelly and Regina Durant, Salvation Army Winchester
Info:        540-662-4777
Friday, October 13th
Topic:     Fire/Rescue volunteer recruitment in Loudoun County
Guest:    Chief Jim Cook, Leesburg Volunteer Fire Co.
Thursday, October 12th
Topic:     Rain Barrel & Compost Barrel workshops in Woodstock, VA,  10/22
Guest:     Sari Carp, Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener
Info:  (Friends of the North Fork)
Wednesday, October 11th
Topic:     OktoberFest in Old Town Winchester, 10/13 and 10/14
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Old Town Events Coordinator
Tuesday, October 10th
Topic:     Front Royal Women’s Resource Center ‘Set Your Own Price Yard Sale’
Guest:     Lee Meyer, Board Member, Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
Monday, October 9th
Topic:     Shenandoah Autumnfest, 10/14, Shenandoah Co. Fairgrounds
Guest:     Sharon Baroncelli, Executive Director, Shenandoah Co. Chamber of Commerce
Friday, October 6th
Topic:     Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers (recital fundraiser with Mia Fleming on 10/15)
Guest:     Susan Mandel Giblin, Executive Director, Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers
Thursday, October 5th
Topic:     The Tiger Lily Foundation … reaching out to women with breast cancer
Guest:     Maimah Karmo, President and Founder of the Tiger Lily Foundation
Wednesday, October 4th
Topic:     James Wood High School Band Apple Pie Bake
Guests:   Rebecca Eisenfeld, Band Pres.  and  Maizey Clarke, Band V.P.
Tuesday, October 3rd
Topic:     Fall Shred Fest, 10/7, 8 a.m. to noon, 1057 Martinsburg Pike, Winchester
Info:        Frederick County Recycling – 540-665-5643, ext. 1
Monday, October 2nd
Topic:     Virginia Youth Ballet presents “Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig”
Guest:     Jennette Flacksenburg, Board Member, Va. Youth Ballet
Info:        540-665-0343 for tickets ($5) and at the door
Friday, September 29th
Topic:     Healing support groups and Empty Bowl Supper for the Laurel Center
Thursday, September 28th
Topic:     NoVa Wellness and YogaFest Retreat (10-6,7, & 8 at Morven Park)
Guest:     Miriam Nasuti, Founder & Creator of YogaFest
Wednesday, September 27th
Topic:     2017 National Sheepdog Finals at Belle Grove Plantation (9/26 – 10/1)
Tuesday, September 26th
Topic:     NAMI-NSV 3K Walk-A-Thon  (9/30 at the Frederick Co. Fairgrounds)
Info:     and     on Facebook NAMINSV
Monday, September 25th
Topic:     Parks and Pets Extravaganza and Car Show
Guest:     Kathy Whetzel, Shelter Manager, Fred. Co. Shelter
Info:        540-667-9192
Friday, September 22nd
Topic:     Two by Four Race Against Childhood and Canine Cancer
Guest:     Ulrike Szalay, Founder, Canine-N-Kids Foundation
Thursday, September 21st
Topic:     Apple Blossom Souvenir Porch Sale
Guest:     Mike Hummer, Co-Chair, Souvenirs Dept.
Wednesday, September 20th
Topic:     Addicted To Hope Rally … Uniting to End a Stigma
Guest:     Lauren Cummings, Executive Director, No. Shen. Valley Substance Abuse Coalition
Tuesday, September 19th
Topic:     Top of Va. Regional Chamber hosting Community Leadership Program reunion
Guest:     Emily Buhl, Director of Marketing and Communications, TVRC
Monday, September 18th
Topic:     Brew and Blues Festival in downtown Front Royal (9/23)
Guest:     Niki Foster, President, Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce
Friday, September 15th
Topic:     “An Evening With Evans Home Friends” fundraiser
Guest:     Marc Jaccard, Executive Director, Evans Home for Children
Thursday, September 14th
Topic:     Canine Companions fundraiser for veterans with disabilities and PTSD
Guest:     Megan Megale, Director of Development, Canine Companions
Wednesday, September 13th
Topic:     Rotary Club of Winchester’s Apple Harvest Festival
Guest:     Darla McCrary, Festival Co-chair
Tuesday, September 12th
Topic:     One Book, One Community:  “Dishing Up Virginia” by Patrick Evans-Hylton
Guest:     Frances Lowe, One Book Committee
Info:        Facebook   or
Monday, September 11th
Topic:     Kitchen Kapers Tour presented by Quota International of Winchester
Guest:     Heidi Hiller, Event Chair
Info:        Facebook
Friday, September 8th
Topic:     2nd Annual Cha Cha Charity to benefit Aids Response Effort, Inc.
Guest:     Tyler Thompson, Event Chair
Info:    and   on Facebook
Thursday, September 7th
Topic:     Nifty 50’s Gala to benefit the ChildSafe Center-CAC
Guest:     Monique Derby, Board President, ChildSafe Center-CAC
Wednesday, September 6th
Topic:     Non-Perishable Food Drive & Community Fair to benefit Bright Futures
Guest:     Nancy Mango, Program Coordinator, Bright Futures Frederick/Winchester
Info:        Facebook – Bright Futures – Frederick/Winchester
Tuesday, September 5th
Topic:     Haymarket Day, 9/16
Guest:     Denise Andrews, Director of Business and Community Relations for Haymarket
Friday, September 1st
Topic:     Race for Seizure Freedom, 9/24 at Clarke Co. Parks and Rec Nature Trail
Guest:     Gina Washington, Regional Director, Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia
Thursday, August 31st
Topic:     “Breath of Spring” opening 9/8 at Winchester Little Theater
Guest:     Bill Heavner, Director, “Breath of Spring”
Wednesday, August 30th
Topic:     Pet Supply Collection Drive for animals affected by Hurricane Harvey (drop-off trailer at the                        entrance to Barrel Oak Winery on Grove Lane in Delaplane, VA
Guest:     Angie Webber, Executive Director of WAAAG (Washington Area Animal Adoption Group)
Info:        WAAAG on Facebook
Tuesday, August 29th
Topic:     LFCC welcomes World Cubing Association at the Rally In The Valley, 9/1 and 9/2
Guest:     Karen Kellison, Dean of Business, Education and Technology, LFCC Middletown
Monday, August 28th
Topic:     A Forever Home Rescue Foundation grant opportunity
Friday, August 25th
Topic:     Golf tournament (9/8) to benefit the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter
Guest:     Steve Fraser, member of LAWS Board of Directors
Info:         Facebook:    LAWS Golf Tournament
Thursday, August 24th
Topic:     1st Annual Tour De ECHO, 9/9, to benefit ECHO located in Leesburg
Guest:     Lana Heaslip, Business Development Manager, ECHO
Wednesday, August 23rd
Topic:     The Laurel Groove, 8/26, 12:00 – 8:00 p.m., Eagles Club on Baker Lane, Winchester
Tuesday, August 22nd
Topic:     Plane Crazy RC’ers host 5th Annual Open House, 8/26 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Guest:     Stephen Eisenbaugh, Club President
Monday, August 21st
Topic:     Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum’s Annual Carnival, 8/26, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Guest:     Ryan Hall, Marketing Coordinator, Discovery Museum
Friday, August 11th
Topic:     Stock the Schools supply drive to benefit Bright Futures Winchester – Frederick Co.
Guest:     Scott Carroll, Manager,  Grand Home Furnishings, Winchester
Thursday, August 10th
Topic:     Waggin’ for Dragons boat race to benefit the Humane Society of Warren County
Wednesday, August 9th
Topic:     Route 11 Yard Crawl (this Saturday, 8/12!)
Guest:     Jenna French, Director of Tourism and Marketing in Shenandoah County
Info:      and     on Facebook
Tuesday, August 8th
Topic:     Blood Drive at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV today, and the Chess Club meets in                    Culpeper at the Library Wednesday evening.
Monday, August 7th
Topic:     Support Group for Victims & Survivors of Domestic Violence at The Laurel Center
Info:        For registration – Call Kelly at 540-667-6160
Friday, August 4th
Topic:     Back to School/Hurricane Preparedness/Energy Efficiency Appliance Tax Free Holiday!
Guest:     Robert Allen, WINC-FM
Thursday, August 3rd
Topic:     Camp Hope, presented by Blue Ridge Hospice for kids suffering from the loss of a loved one
Guest:     Beth Rudy, Manager of Counseling Services, Blue Ridge Hospice
Info:             540-313-9200
Wednesday, August 2nd
Topic:     Frederick County Fair update
Friday, July 21st
Topic:     Glen Burnie Day at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Guest:     Julie Armel
Thursday, July 20th
Topic:     Friday Night Live in Old Town Winchester!
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Downtown Event Coordinator
Wednesday, July 19th
Topic:   Kernstown Battlefield Association & 153rd Anniversary of Second Battle of Kernstown
Friday, July 14th
Topic:   World War I / World II Weekend at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens
Guest:   Bonnie Lepard, Executive Director, Oatlands
Thursday, July 13th
Topic:  Top of Virginia Regional Chamber Valor Awards
Guest:  Emily Buhl, Director of Marketing & Communications
Wednesday, July 12th
Summer concerts in Berryville, Winchester and Leesburg
Tuesday, July 11th
Topic:  Blue Ridge Hospice Electronic Recycling (7/15, 9 am to 2 pm;  Stephens City Thrift Shop)
Guest:  Anthony Crosen, Director of Business Development, Blue Ridge Hospice
Info:        540-313-9284
Monday, July 10th
Handley Library solar energy program and crafts Fridays
Friday, July 7th
Bluemont Concert Series
Thursday, July 6th
United Way Day of Caring
Wednesday, July 5th
Topic:     Host families still needed for 8 students from France!  (July 7-27)
Guest:     Betsy Bellingham, Local Coordinator, Horizons Du Monde
Info:        540-53300591 (Betsy’s number)
Monday, July 3rd
Topic:     Fourth of July Celebration in Middletown, VA
Guest:     Charles Harbaugh IV
Friday, June 30th
Topic:     Fourth of July Safety Tips
Guests:   Winchester City Fire Chief Allen Baldwin
                 Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland
Thursday, June 29th
Topic:     Man pedals 200 miles in one day for Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia
Guest:     Mat Fisher, Cyclist/Fundraiser
Wednesday, June 28th
Topic:     Independence Day celebration at Great Meadow
Guest:     Rob Banner, President, Great Meadow Foundation
Info:   –   Facebook   –   540-253-5000
Tuesday, June 27th
Topic:     Handley Regional Library’s expanded library hours and summer reading program
Guest:     John Huddy, Director, Handley Regional Library
Info: and Facebook
Monday, June 26th
Topic:     Rockin’ The Library w/ the Shenandoah University Children’s Literature Conference
Guest:     Robin Northrup, Community/School Liaison for the Conference
Friday, June 16th
Topic:     Camp Invention at Sacred Heart Academy, July 31 – August 4
Guest:     Stormie Keating, Camp Invention Director
Info:          email:
Thursday, June 15th
Topic:     First Fridays in Old Town Winchester
Guest:     Dario Savarese, Old Town Event Promoter
Wednesday, June 14th
Topic:     3rd Annual Outbreak (zombie) 5K Scholarship run/walk, 6/17, LFCC Middletown
Guest:     Britney Larrick Hammond
Tuesday, June 13th
Topic:     Winchester/Frederick Relay for Life, 6/16, 6 p.m. at James Wood High School
Info:        American Cancer Society – 540-667-6675
Monday, June 12th
Topic:     Primary elections on 6/13 and the new voting machines
Guest:     Rick Miller, General Registrar of Voters, Frederick County
Info:        540-665-5660
Friday, June 9th
Topic:     French exchange student host families needed in Winchester area, July 7 – 27
Guest:     Betsy Bellingham, Local Coordinator, Horizons Du  Monde
Info:        Betsy’s number:  540-533-0591
Thursday, June 8th
Topic:     Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Summer Food Program
Guest:     Abena Foreman-Trice
Wednesday, June 7th
Topic:     Roll Your Own fundraiser, 6/10, Millwood Station Fire Hall, Winchester
Guest:     Brenda Ernst, Independent Living Coordinator, Access Independence
Info:        Facebook- Access Independence Inc.      540-662-4452
Tuesday, June 6th
Topic:     Green Neighborhood Expo, 6/10, Jim Barnett Park, noon to 4:00
Guests:   Michael Neese, City Refuse and Recycling Coordinator
                 Chad Braun-Duin, Chairman, City’s Environmental Sustainability Taskforce
Info:        City of Winchester Public Works, 540-667-1815.
Monday, June 5th
Topic:     Job Fair in Leesburg
Friday, June 2nd
Topic:     Clean, Inc. 5K Glow Run/Walk, 6/3 at the Valley Health Wellness Center
Thursday, June 1st
Topic:     Volunteer opportunities with area animal shelters
Wednesday, June 1st
Topic:     Rotary Club of Winchester’s 9th Annual Rummage Sale, June 3 at the Armory
Guest:     David Kent, Co-coordinator of the Rummage Sale
Tuesday, May 30th
Topic:     Update on Handley Regional Library events
Monday, May 29th
Topic:     Recap and ‘thank you’ from the Salvation Army Food Drive on 5/26 in Winchester
Friday, May 26th
Topic:     Newtown Heritage Festival, May 26th and 27th, Stephens City, VA
Guest:     Adrian O’Connor, President, Newtown Heritage Festival
Thursday, May 25th
Topic:     “Studio E” epilepsy art therapy program coming to Winchester in July
Guest:     Gina Washington, Regional Director, Epilepsy Foundation Virginia
Wednesday, May 24th
Topic:     Student-Led Ideation Challenge with the Innovative Solutions Consortium
Guest:     Ken Spedden, Founder of ISC
Tuesday, May 23rd
Topic:     Free community seminar on stroke, 5/30, 6 pm, WMC Conference Center
Guest:     Dr. Giurgiutiu, key presenter at the seminar
Info:        To register –   or   540-536-4118
Monday, May 22nd
Topic:     EMS Week
Guest:    Chief Anthony Mino, Loudoun County Volunteer Rescue Squad
Friday, May 19th
Topic:     Oatlands Plantation Strawberry Festival
Guest:     Bonnie LePard, Executive Director, Oatlands Historic House and Gardens
Thursday, May 18th
Topic:     AbbaCare Walk for Life,  6/3,  Jim Barnett Park
Guest:     Nancy Huffine,  Development Director, AbbaCare
Wednesday, May 17th
Topic:     Master Gardeners of Northern Shenandoah Valley w/ growing tips for tomatoes!
Guest:     Sari Carp, Master Gardener
Info:    and (Shenandoah Co. series)
Tuesday, May 16th
Topic:     Dulles Greenway Drive for Charity
Guest:     Nicole Acosta, Executive Director, Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter
Monday, May 15th
Topic:     Dog and Cat Fest to benefit the Animal Rescue Fund
Guest:     Angie Webber, Board Member, Animal Rescue Fund
Friday, May 12th
Topic:     6th Annual ‘Sadie’s Race’ for Smile Train (5/21 at Purcellville train station)
Guest:     Sara Parella, founder, Sadie Smile Foundation
Thursday, May 11th
Topic:     28th Annual Garden Fair at State Arboretum at Blandy Farm (5/13 and 5/14)
Guests:    Tim Farmer, Public Relations Coordinator at Blandy
                  Koy Mislowsky, Volunteer and Events Coordinator at Blandy
Wednesday, May 10th
Topic:     Update on the Winchester Cancer Center
Guests:    Kevin Callanan, Executive Director, Winchester Medical Center Foundation
                  Jenny Grooms, Campaign Director of the Cancer Center
Tuesday, May 9th
Topic:     Letter Carrier Food Drive (Saturday, 5/13)
Guest:     Jay Keffer, Food Drive Coordinator
Info:        Check with your letter carrier or post office
Monday, May 8th
Topic:     United Way Northern Shenandoah Valley Needs Assessment Survey
Guests:   Nadine Pottinga, President & CEO, United Way NSV
                Elise Stine-Dolinar, Marketing & Development Manager, United Way NSV
Info:                      540-536-1610
Friday, May 5th
Topic:    3 Handley students turn work-study into a business (the ‘Rerun’ store)
Guest:    Eli Bell, Senior, Handley High School
Info:       Instagram – rerun va        Twitter – rerun wva
Thursday, May 4th
Topic:     Paint The Town Purple Relay for Life/Front Royal-Warren Co.
Guest:     Maria Bolton, Relay for Life Chairperson
Info:        www.relayforlife/warrenva         Facebook:  Front Royal Relay
Wednesday, May 3rd
Topic:      3 incredible concerts this Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Guest:     Diana Kincannon, Chair, Barns of Rose Hill
Tuesday, May 2nd
Topic:     7th Annual Loudoun Lyme Race, 5/7, 8:00 a.m., Brambleton Town Center
Guest:     Jaclyn O’Brien, National Capital Lyme Disease Association
Monday, May 1st
Topic:     Golf Tournament Fundraisers:  Spanky’s Shenanigans Charity Tourney, 5/8, River Creek Club                    and Relay for Life Tournament, 5/26, Bowling Green South, Front Royal
Guests:    Azmi Zarou, owner, Spanky’s and Tournament Founder
                  Brooke Lockhart, Relay for Life Volunteer and Tournament organizer
Info:         Azmi- or 703-304-7511
                  Brooke/Relay – or 540-667-6675, ext. 0
Friday, April 28th
Topic:     John Burrow Memorial Hunger Project, 5/13 at Boys and Girls Club, Winchester
Guest:     Teasha Burrow, Volunteer Coordinator (250 volunteers needed to pack 50,000 meals)
Info:        To register as a volunteer:
                 Click on ‘Hunger Projects’, then ‘Upcoming Events’ and then John Burrow Memorial Hunger                      Project, 5/13
Thursday, April 27th
Topic:     St. Jude Wine Country Garden Harvest
Guest:     Alicia Harkness, Chairperson of the event at Salamander Resort & Spa, 5/20
Wednesday, April 26th
Topic:     Art at the Mill (Burwell Morgan Mill, Millwood)
Guest:     Nathan Stalvey, Director, Clarke County Historical Association
Tuesday, April 25th
Topic:     Give Choose Day, 5/2 to benefit Community Foundation for Loudoun & Northern Fauquier                          Counties
Guest:     Amy Owen, Executive Director, Community Foundation for Loudoun/No. Fauquier
Monday, April 24th
Topic:     “Let’s Talk” … Healthcare Decision-Making and Advance Directives
Guest:     Reen Markland, Co-Leader for Advance Directive Task Force, Valley Health
Friday, April 21st
Topic:     Stonewall Elementary Diabetes Walk, 4/28, 5:30 to 7:30
Guests:   Will Rimmel and Jillian Taylor, 4th graders at Stonewall Elementary
Info:        540-662-2289
Thursday, April 20th
Topic:     Battle of the Badges Basketball Tournament to benefit the HEROES organization
Guests:   Kelli Galentine, Teacher and Co-sponsor of the Pride Leadership Program
                 Jeff Adam, Principal, Heritage High School
Wednesday, April 19th
Topic:     27th Annual Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival
Guests:    Linda Fountain, Events and Outreach Manager, Leesburg Parks and Rec.
                  Barb Smith, Events Coordinator, Leesburg Parks and Rec.
Tuesday, April 18th
Topic:     Blue Ridge Singers Spring Concert Series
Guest:     Dr. Jeffrey Alban, Artistic Director, Blue Ridge Singers
Monday, April 17th
Topic:     Special Nights for Special Needs at Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
Guest:     Ryan Hall, Coordinator of Marketing and Membership, SVDM
Info:               540-722-2020
Friday, April 14th
Topic:     Virginia Blood Services Blood Drive at Apple Blossom Mall
Guest:     Kim Walter, Marketing & Communications Specialist, VBS
Thursday, April 13th
Topic:     Generations Walkathon to benefit Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging (4/22)
Guest:     Roberta Lauder, Director of Resource Development
Wednesday, April 12th
Topic:     Loudoun Half Races to benefit Loudoun Co. track programs
Guest:     Lesley Green, President, Ashburn Area Running Club
Tuesday, April 11th
Topic:     Virginia Tech Memorial Blood Drive, 4/14 at the YDC
Guest:     Doug Ewell, Blood Drive Chairman
Info:  or
Monday, April 10th
Topic:     Super Hero 5K and Kids Fun Run at The Village at Leesburg
Guest:     Tony Howard, President and CEO, Loudoun Co. Chamber of Commerce
Friday, April 7th
Topic:     Children’s Medical Nutrition Alliance Golf Tournament, 5/15
Guest:     Kaycee Childress, Executive Director, CMNA
Thursday, April 6th
Topic:     Big Brothers Big Sisters
Guest:     Julie Ferrell, Executive Director
Info:                 540-662-1043
Wednesday, April 5th
Topic:     Announcements regarding Shawnee Kennel Club dog show, 4/8 – 4/9 at Frederick County
                 Frederick County Fairgrounds; and Relay for Life Yard Sale 4/6 and 4/7 beginning at
                 8:00 a.m. at 201 Cedarmeade Avenue, Winchester.
Tuesday, April 4th
Topic:     LFCC Middletown hosting Health Career & Education Fair (4/6, 10 am to 1 pm).
Guest:     Amber Foltz, Director of Advising and Student Support
Info:         540-868-7134
Monday, April 3rd
Topic:    Child Safe Center Super Hero 5k, 4/22, Greenwood Mill Elementary School
Guest:    Monique Derby, President of the Child Safe Center Board
Friday, March 31st
Topic:     Oatlands Historic House and Gardens opening for the season!
Guest:     Bonnie LePard, Executive Director, Oatlands Historic House
Thursday, March 30th
Topic:     Gowns For His Glory shopping days for high school girls and prom!
Guest:     Dorcas Sturgill, Co-Chair, Gowns For His Glory
Info:        Facebook – Gowns For His Glory
Wednesday, March 29th
Topic:     Winchester Kiwanis Community Pancake Day, 4/1, Jim Barnett Park
Guests:   Kim Wright, Leslie Stewart and Jeff Smelser
Info:   and   on Facebook
Tuesday, March 28th
Topic:     Master Gardeners NSV series at regional libraries!
Guest:     Sari Carp, Master Gardener
Info:   and (Shenandoah County)
Monday, March 27th
Topic:     Children’s author Jan Brett coming to Virginia Avenue-Charlotte DeHart Elementary!
Guest:     Jan Brett!
Friday, March 24th
Topic:     Friends of Handley Library Spring Used Book Sale
Guest:     Barbara Dickinson, Executive Director, Friends of Handley Library
Thursday, March 23rd
Topic:     Color Me Blue Obstacle 5k on 4/1 to benefit Millbrook Pioneer Athletic Association
Guest:     John Sherman, Assistant Treasurer, Millbrook Pioneer Athletic Association
Info:        www.millbrookpioneerathleticassociation-mpaa
Wednesday, March 22nd
Topic:     ‘Step Up Loudoun’ hosted by Loudoun Youth, 3/28, 6 p.m.
Guests:    Jared Melvin, CEO, Loudoun Youth and Michelle Jones, Program Coordinator
Tuesday, March 21st
Topic:     Faith in Action’s 3rd Annual Tablescapes, 4/2, 2-5 p.m., Millwood Events Ctr.
Guest:     Karen Shipp, Chairman, Faith In Action
Info:          540-536-1006
Monday, March 20th
Topic:     Lecture on Religion and Anti-Slavery Movement, 3/25, 1 p.m., St. Thomas Chapel
Guest:     Kristen Laise, Executive Director, Belle Grove Plantation
Info:      540-869-2028
Friday, March 17th
Topic:     Annual Generations Walkathon to benefit the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging
Thursday, March 16th
Topic:     Trivia Night/Chili Cook-off to benefit James Wood Band scholarships (3/25, 7 p.m.)
Guest:     Rebekah Eisenfeld, Band Secretary
Info:        Contact James Wood High School – 540-667-5226
Wednesday, March 15th
Topic:     Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Historic Park seek volunteers for Park Day (4/1, 8 a.m.)
Info:        Eric Campbell, 540-868-0937
Tuesday, March 14th
Topic:     Miss Abilities Pageant, March 18th, 3 p.m. at Sherando High School
Guest:     Jessi Edwards, Founder and Director of Miss Abilities
Info:         www.missabilities .org
Monday, March 13th
Topic:     United Way Rubbermaid Sale and Relay for Life announcements
Friday, March 10th
Topic:     Winchester Little Theater’s “Absolutely Dead”
Guests:   Michael Walker,  writer of “Absolutely Dead” and Sarah Gomez, Diorector
Info:        www
Thursday, March 9th
Topic:     Literacy Volunteers-Winchester Area and ‘Buzz Words’ fundraiser on April 4th
Guest:     Bryan Stutzman, Board Member, Literacy Volunteers
Info:        540-536-1648
Wednesday, March 8th
Topic:     Virginia Youth Ballet presents “Hansel and Gretel” (3/18 and 3/19) and hosts a ‘Roarin’ 20’s                        Gala to honor Susan and Gennadi Vostrikov (3/31).
Guest:     Jennette Flackensburg, Board of Directors, Virginia Youth Ballet
Info:         (Tickets) – 540-665-0343
Tuesday, March 7th
Topic:     World Kidney Day and free screenings at Winchester Medical Center, 3/9, 8 am to 2 pm
Guest:     Jennifer Lutz, Clinical Nurse Manager of Renal Services, WMC
Info:        540-536-4651
Monday, March 6th
Topic:     “A Will To Survive” rock opera about suicide prevention with teens touring Loudoun Schools
Guest:     Tom Sweitzer, Director, ‘A Will To Survive’
Info:     or     540-687-6740
Friday, March 3rd
Topic:     The Laurel Center hosts the 2nd Annual ‘Walk A Mile In Her Shoes”: The International Men’s                      March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence, 4/8 in Old Town Winchester.
Info:        540-667-6160 (Cindy)
Thursday, March 2nd
Topic:     Bowman Library hosts family friendly online resources workshop on March 7th
                 and IANSV is hosting a gold tournament for the Hope Again Care Center on 4/28
Wednesday, March 1st
Topic:     Gowns For His Glory (collection of free gowns for teenage girls and their prom)
Guest:     Bethany Searfoss, Co-coordinator, Gowns For His Glory
Info:        Email –
Tuesday, February 28th
Topic:     “Survive.  Don’t Drive.  Call 911” campaign kicks off.
Guests:    Dr. Neal Gaither and Kayla Roberts from the Chest Pain Center at Winchester Medical Center
Info:   (connect to ‘Chest Pain Center’)
Monday, February 27th
Topic:     Concern Hotline, Inc.
Info:        540-667-0145
Friday, February 24th
Topic:     23rd Annual ‘Community Wellness Festival’, 2/25, Apple Blossom Mall
Guest:     Michael Wade, Chair of festival steering committee
Thursday, February 23rd
Topic:     “A Common Grace” … a story of racial reconciliation … Samuel’s Public Library, 2/25
Guest:     Dr. Betty Kilby Fisher Baldwin, author and speaker
Wednesday, February 22nd
Topic:     Virginia Cooperative Extension / 4-H trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Guest:     Carol Nansel, 4-H Agent, Shenandoah County
Info:        Google Virginia Cooperative Extension / 4-H / Shenandoah County
Tuesday, February 21st
Topic:     Chocolates Galore and More to benefit YMCA Loudoun County (2/24 @ Landsdowne Resort)
Guest:     Rusty Foster, Chairman, Board of Directors, YMCA Loudoun County
Monday, February 20th
Topic:     Capitol Steps return to Winchester on 3/12 to benefit Handley Class of 2017
Guest:     Dawn Snow, Parent Representative from Class of 2017
Info:        Email:         or      540-533-3226
Friday, February 17th
Topic:     Neighborhood Revitalization Program through Habitat for Humanity-Winchester, Frederick
                 and Clarke Counties
Guest:     Matthew Peterson, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity W-F-C
Info:                   540-662-7066
Thursday, February 16th
Topic:     Piano Concert with Natalie Doughty, 2/19, 6 p.m. at Church of Christ at Mt. View to benefit
                 AbbaCare Crisis Pregnancy Center
Guest:     Natalie Doughty, Pianist
Wednesday, February 15th
Topic:     19th Annual Chili Dinner to benefit the Evans Home for Children  (2/17, Braddock St. UMC)
Guest:     Marc Jaccard, Executive Director, Evans Home for Children
Info:       540-662-8520
Tuesday, February 14th
Topic:     Winchester’s 8th Annual Collection for Homeless Children (2/20 – 3/3)
Guests:   Sharon Farinholt, owner of Crown Trophy and Gifts
                 Lori Eversole, City National Bank, VP & Branch Manager Winchester
Info:        Facebook page for Crown Trophy, Winchester
Monday, February 13th
Topic:     Announcements for United Way NSV (Recognition Dinner and Rubbermaid Sale)
Friday, February 10th
Topic:     Polar Plunge on 2/19 to send kids in need to a week-long sports camp
Guest:     Jim Wink, Treasurer, Horseshoe Curve Benevolent Association
Thursday, February 9th
Topic:     Community Announcements for Chili Cook-off to benefit the Clarke County High School Band                    and ‘Diary of Anne Frank’ at the Apollo Theater in Martinsburg.
Wednesday, February 8th
Topic:     11th Annual Mardi Gras to benefit ARE, 2/25 at Best Western/Lee Jackson
Guest:     Mark Grim, ARE Board President
Tuesday, February 7th
Topic:     “Worth a Whole Brigade” Civil War program, 2/11, 2 pm at Handley Library
Guest:     Barbara Dickinson, Executive Director, Friends of Handley Regional Library
Info:  or  540-662-9041, ext. 31
Monday, February 6th
Topic:     End-Of-Life Care (documentary film and panel), 2/7, 6 p.m., WMC Conference Center
Guest:     Jeanne Mezzatesta, Director of Development, Blue Ridge Hospice
Info:        To pre-register for the free event:   or   540-536-8282
Friday, February 3rd
Topic:     Singing Valentines to benefit The Society for the Preservation & Encouragement of Barbershop                 Quartets Singing In America (helping to keep music in our schools)
Guest:     Ken Burcham, member of the Valley Voices Chorus
Info:        To reserve a ‘singing valentine’ :540-667-5262 (Ken’s number)
Thursday, February 2nd
Topic:     Shocktober’s ‘My Bloody Valentine’ to benefit Arc of Loudoun (2/10, 2/11 & 2/12)
Guest:     Crystal Mills, Pre-School Teacher @ Open Door Learning Center
Info:     703-777-1939
Wednesday, February 1st
Topic:     Polar ‘Fries’ Plunge to fight cancer (2/18, Lake Holiday, 12:00 to 3:00)
Guest:     Keri Guffee Mounts, Plunge Coordinator
Info:        Facebook – ‘Polar Fries Plunge’  for  Mike and Cindy Fries
Monday and Tuesday, 1/30 and 1/31
Community Announcements
Wednesday, January 25th
Topic:     Master Gardener Seed Exchange, Blandy Farm, 1/28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Guest:     Elaine Specht, Master Gardener
Info:          540-459-9657
Wednesday, January 18th
Topic:     Packaging apples for area food pantries (Rinker’s Orchard, 1/21, 10 a.m.)
Guest:     Betty Heishman, Coordinator for Winchester Gleaning Events, St. Andrews Society
Info:        Email –
Thursday, January 12th
Topic:     Volunteering with Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
Guest:     Deputy Chief Robin Davis, Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad
Wednesday, January 11th
Topic:     Cash Party to benefit the Free Medical Clinic of the Northern Shenandoah Valley
Guest:     Susan Aston, Patient Care Coordinator, Free Medical Clinic NSV
Info:        540-536-0185
Monday, December 5th
Topic:     Winchester Community Choir Christmas musical, 12/9, 7 pm at Victory Church
Guest:     Len Burdick, Worship and Senior Associate Pastor, Victory Church
Info:        540-667-9400  and  Facebook
Friday, December 2nd
Topic:     South Berkeley Christmas 5K Run / Walk to benefit Berkeley Co. Humane Society
Guest:     Aimee Peters, Race Director
Info:        304-839-2053    and    Facebook
Thursday, December 1st
Topic:     ABBA Care, Inc. fundraising movie, The Nativity Story, 12/12 at Alamo
Guest:     Nancy Huffine, Development Director, ABBA Care
Info:       540-665-9660
Wednesday, November 30th
Topic:     Clarke County Community Band Christmas Concerts for the Chain of Checks
Guest:     John Hudson, Narrator and vocalist
Info:      or
Tuesday, November 22nd
Topic:     “Walking In A Winter Wonderland” at Clearbrook Park
Guest:     Sarah Kuhn, Program Supervisor, Frederick Co. Parks and Rec.
Thursday, November 17th
Topic:     Frederick Co. Transportation Forum, 11/30, 6 p.m. at 107 N. Kent St., Winchester
Guest:     John Bishop, Assistant Director of Planning for Transportation
Wednesday, November 16th
Topic:     Funding Food and Families Gala to benefit the Children’s Medical Nutrition Alliance
Guest:     Nick Campbell, Loudoun Co. detective and father of child with FPIES Syndrome
Tuesday, November 15th
Topic:     Little Helpers Toy Drive for CCAP
Monday, November 14th
Topic:     Winchester Salvation Army Kettle kick-off, and the need for frozen turkeys for the holidays
Info:           540-662-4777, ext. 13  (Wanda Lloyd)
Friday, November 11th
Topic:     CFW Foster Care orientation sessions
Guest:     Judy Blau, Resource Family Coordinator, CFW Foster Care
Monday, October 31st
Topic:     Music, Beer and Food Tasting to benefit the Blue Ridge Hospice Music Therapy Program
                 Saturday, 11/5, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Escutcheon Brewing Co.  in Winchester
Guest:     Caroline Pardue, Hospice Volunteer and Event Coordinator
Friday, October 28th
Topic:     5k Race for Seizure Freedom, 11/6 in Berryville with the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia
Guest:     Gina Washington, EFVA Regional Director
Thursday, October 27th
Topic:     Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum Update
Guest:     Paul Lamoges, Advancement Officer, S.V. Discovery Museum
Info:           540-722-2020
Wednesday, October 26th
Topic:     United Way of NSV Campaign Update and Crock Pot Drive
Guest:     Nadine Pottinga, President and CEO, United Way NSV
Info:       540-536-1610     Facebook
Tuesday, October 25th
Topic:     Little Helpers 2nd Annual Socktober (new socks collected for Froggy’s Closet to help foster, at risk
                 and in-need children in our community
Guest:     Sarah Ryan, Founder, The Little Helpers
Info:         email:
Monday, October 24th
Topic:     ‘Blue Supports Pink’ football game to support Men Against Breast Cancer
Guests:   Mackenzie Cornwell and Kasey McGill, Sherando seniors and members of DECA
Info:   or    540-869-0600
Friday, October 21st
Topic:     Breast Cancer Survivor’s Retreat, 10/22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Inova Loudoun Hospital
Guest:     Christine Stone, Oncology Nurse Navigator at Inova Loudoun Hospital
Info:  or  703-698-2526
Thursday, October 20th
Topic:     Front Royal Women’s Resource Center Annual Yard Sale  (10/22, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 114 E. Main)
Guest:     Lee Meyer, FRWRC Board Member and Program Chair
Tuesday, October 18th
Topic:     6th Annual Boots & BBQ to benefit Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging (10/21, Millwood Station)
Guest:     Roberta Lauder, Director of Resource Development, SAAA
Info:   and   Facebook
Tuesday, September 13th
Topic:     Stomp Out Epilepsy & SUDEP Awareness 5K Family Fun Walk (9/25)
Guests:   Julie Hutchison, Founder, Chelsea Hutchison Foundation
                 Steve Shafran, Winchester Walk Coordinator
Friday, October 7th
Topic:     Friends of Handley Regional Library Fall Used Book Sale
Guest:    Barbara Dickinson, Executive Director, Friends of Handley
Tuesday, September 27th
Topic:     Relay for Life of Winchester/Frederick County Kickoff (10/10, 6 p.m., Valley Health Cancer Center
Guest:     Aimee Nuwer, Community Manager, Relay for Life
Tuesday, September 13th
Topic:     Stomp Out Epilepsy & SUDEP Awareness 5K Family Fun Walk (9/25)
Guests:   Julie Hutchison, Founder, Chelsea Hutchison Foundation
                 Steve Shafran, Winchester Walk Coordinator
Tuesday, September 6th
Topic:     HopeFest Health and Wellness Fair, Leesburg Community Church, 9/10 from 9 am to 2 pm
Guest:     Doug Wall, Worship Pastor, Leesburg Community Church