Thursday, August 16, 2012
Voting will close at 11:59 p.m. Friday.
Time is running out for you to vote in the 2012 Patch Readers' Choice contest! What's the best spa in Fredericksburg? What about the best florist? The best antique shop? How about car wash or the best dry cleaner? Check out all 25 categories here. Voting is open in all categories through 11:59 p.m. Friday.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Those interested in playing football for James Monroe High School next year can attend a 3 p.m. meeting on June 4.
James Monroe High School students interested in playing football next year are being asked to attend a 3 p.m. June 4 meeting in the lecture hall. Anyone with questions can contact Coach Jonathan Phipps, Coach Kenton Griffin or Coach Richard Serbay at 540-372-1100. There is also a golf interest meeting at 3 p.m. on May 30 in the James Monroe High School health room with Coach Serbay.
Monday, May 14, 2012
The candidate for U.S. Senate and former Virginia governor will answer questions in Dulles at AOL this Thursday. George Allen, Kaine's likely challenger, spoke at AOL May 4.
Tim Kaine, the Democratic candidate for the open Virginia U.S. Senate seat, will appear at the AOL campus in Dulles Thursday at 1 p.m. to speak with AOL employees and other guests. George Allen, a former U.S. Senator and former Virginia governor, appeared at AOL May 4, and Patch covered the forum, asked questions submitted by readers and invited a few readers to join the program. Patch will be covering the forum and inviting a few readers from each Patch to attend in person. If you'd like to attend the event, send an email to email@example.com with your name, address and telephone number. What Would You Like to Ask Tim Kaine? Tell Us in the Comments! Patch editors will be questioning Kaine at the event, and we'd like to know what we …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
James Monroe students and parents can attend a May 14 informational meeting about Germanna's new certification course for automotive technician.
Parents and students can attend an informational meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 14 in the James Monroe High School Library for Germanna Community College's new Automotive Technician Career Studies Certification course. Juniors and seniors can register for the courses now.
Friday, April 6, 2012
Virgina Wine Experience hosts its weekly wine tastings tonight.
Feel like tasting wine tonight? It's the only night this week at Virginia Wine Experience. The wine tasting is every Friday and a new group of wines is offered. The featured wine also can be purchased at a discounted rate. The event begins at 5:30 and ends at 8:30 p.m. Virginia Wine Experience is at 826 Caroline St. in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Rappahannock United Way has two weeks left of free tax services. Take advantage of this if you qualify.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Monday, April 2, 2012
Courtesy of Casey Paul, Rappahannock United Way Janine Prevaux works at Rappahannock Goodwill Industries. She and her roommate Cathy work side-by-side as they assemble baseball cards and various other donated items from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday each week. Janine is a participant in the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board’s Supervised Apartment Program. While Janine and the other individuals in the program have intellectual disabilities, they are active members of our community. Not only does Janine work and live largely on her own—she also has to pay taxes. Tracy Smith, the program’s supervisor of seven years, worked with Tax Site Coordinators Jim Foster and Jeffery Keys from Rappahannock United Way’s free tax …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Only three dates left for free tax preparation.
There are only three dates left to get free tax preparation through the Rappahannock United Way at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library at 1201 Caroline St. If you make less than $50,000 a year, you are eligible for free tax preparation. From January 17 to April 17, trained volunteers will help you file your tax returns. Visit this website or call (540) 373-0041 ext. 316 for more information. You can go from 5-8 p.m. tonight for the program and here are the remaining dates: Know about an important deadline coming up? Tell us in the comments, or email laurenj at patch.com. You can also post your own event or announcement for everyone to see.