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Sep
10
Sun
Family Fun Day
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Beaverdam Volunteer Fire Company will host a Family Fun Day Sunday, September 10, from 11-3 p.m. at Station Two, 16150 Trainham Road, Beaverdam. All ages welcome. Chicken dinners available for purchase at $7.  The event will feature fire truck & ambulance displays, kid’s games & entertainment, safety education, a bake sale, a silent auction and family fun. For additional information call B. Hall at 804-387-8464  or  S. Mallory  at 804-241-5252. Their goals include fun, learning and increasing awareness of Childhood Cancer issues.  All proceeds from this Community Event will benefit the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation, and Special Love, who support children diagnosed with cancer, and their families.  At the Firehouse we will also host a Drew Goodman Memorial Blood Drive.  Please come help with the Blood Bank’s current needs.

Jennifer Young
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Join us at Gallery Flux on September 10, from 1-2:30p.m., where you will have the opportunity view Jennifer Young’s new body of work while listening to her talk about her experience visiting Maine for the first time as an artist in residence. Young spent two-weeks of concentrated time getting to know Maine’s largest island and its stunning landscape. By immersing herself in the island life and exploring the natural landscape protected by the Vinalhaven Land Trust, she was able to begin a body of work on location which she continues to develop in the studio. 307-B England Street, Ashland , VA.

Sep
11
Mon
Hanover County’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am

The public is invited to attend Hanover County’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Monday, September 11 at 9 a.m. This event will be held in front of the new Hanover County Court Complex in the Rt. 301 Government Center at 7530 County Complex Road, Hanover, VA.

This annual event, held in partnership with Woodmen of the World (WOW), focuses on the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice saving others during the terrorist attacks on our nation.  Guest speakers include: Ms. Angela Kelly-Wiecek, Chairman of the Hanover Board of Supervisors, Mr. Wayne Anderson, Regional Manager of Woodmen of the World, Lt. Colonel Allen Davidson, Hanover County Sheriff’s Department, and Chief Jethro Piland, Hanover County Fire/EMS.  In addition, the Hanover County Sheriff-Fire/EMS Honor Guard, will participate in the ceremony. For questions, contact Hanover County Parks & Recreation, (804)365-7150, parksandrec@hanovercounty.gov.

Sep
12
Tue
Mechanicsville Chapter 5407 of AARP
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Mechanicsville Chapter 5407 of AARP will meet at our new sponsoring organization, the First Union Baptist Church at Pole Green Road in Mechanicsville from 10 to Noon.  Our featured speaker will be Mrs. Patricia Jones Jackson from the Virginia AARP Executive Board, who will speak on Prepare to Care as a Caregiver. Lunch will be served.  National members of AARP are welcome to join us.  For further information, call Larry Gooss at 804-839-2347.

Sep
13
Wed
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm

This fall, basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes will be held at the Hanover Fire/EMS Administration building at 13326 Hanover Courthouse Road just north of the Courthouse. These classes are free. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays September 13, 20, 27 and October 4 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturdays September 16 and 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendance at all sessions is necessary for graduation. You will learn about the origins of CERT, how to identify risks in your home and neighborhood, disaster preparedness, fire extinguishers, basic first aid and light search & rescue, among other subjects. Over 200 Hanover residents have already taken this class and more than 50 have gone on to join the CERT Unit as volunteers under Hanover Fire/EMS.  Members assist in events and with higher training, can also be deployed to incidents such as search and rescue, traffic control, etc. The lower age limit for the class is 17 and requires a parent/guardian attending the sessions.  There is no physical requirement for this hands-on class.  To sign up, please e-mail HanoverCoCERT@gmail.com. The registration deadline is September 10.

Sep
14
Thu
presentation by a certified crime specialist
Sep 14 @ 1:30 pm

The Hanover TRIAD invites anyone and everyone concerned about their safety in meeting places to come and hear a presentation by a certified crime specialist.  September 14, 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 800 Thompson Street, Ashland, VA.  RICK ARRINGTON will be talking about preparing, responding and dealing with security in places of worship, work and home.  This is a FREE one hour event. Time for questions and refreshments will be available afterwards.  For more information contact:  Nancy Boyer 804-304-3118 or nboyer@cenninc.com.

Sep
16
Sat
All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast
Sep 16 @ 6:00 am

All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast to include scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, spiced apples, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and juice. Take-outs available. Doswell Ruritan Club, 16433 N. Washington Hwy. Saturday September 16, 6 – 9 a.m. $9 for adults. $4 ages 4-10. Thanks for your support.

Salt Fish Breakfast
Sep 16 @ 6:00 am

All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast to include scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, spiced apples, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and juice. Take-outs available. Doswell Ruritan Club, 16433 N. Washington Hwy. Saturday September 16, 6 – 9 a.m. $9 for adults. $4 ages 4-10. Thanks for your support.

Sep
18
Mon
Pamunkey Woman’s Club
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm

The September meeting of the Pamunkey Woman’s Club will be Monday, September 18, 7 p.m., at the Mechanicsville Baptist Church. The speaker for the evening will be Ms. Debbie Boykin from the International Mission Board who will share her experiences from a medical mission to Jordan. Information about attending the club meeting or becoming a club member may be obtained by contacting the club’s membership chairman, Mrs. Debbie Walker, 730-2311 or by visiting the club’s website, www.PAMUNKEYWC.org.

Pamunkey Woman’s Club
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The September meeting of the Pamunkey Woman’s Club will be Monday, September 18, 7 p.m., at the Mechanicsville Baptist Church. The speaker for the evening will be Ms. Debbie Boykin from the International Mission Board who will share her experiences from a medical mission to Jordan. Information about attending the club meeting or becoming a club member may be obtained by contacting the club’s membership chairman, Mrs. Debbie Walker, 730-2311 or by visiting the club’s website, www.PAMUNKEYWC.org.

Sep
10
Sun
Family Fun Day
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Beaverdam Volunteer Fire Company will host a Family Fun Day Sunday, September 10, from 11-3 p.m. at Station Two, 16150 Trainham Road, Beaverdam. All ages welcome. Chicken dinners available for purchase at $7.  The event will feature fire truck & ambulance displays, kid’s games & entertainment, safety education, a bake sale, a silent auction and family fun. For additional information call B. Hall at 804-387-8464  or  S. Mallory  at 804-241-5252. Their goals include fun, learning and increasing awareness of Childhood Cancer issues.  All proceeds from this Community Event will benefit the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation, and Special Love, who support children diagnosed with cancer, and their families.  At the Firehouse we will also host a Drew Goodman Memorial Blood Drive.  Please come help with the Blood Bank’s current needs.

Jennifer Young
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Join us at Gallery Flux on September 10, from 1-2:30p.m., where you will have the opportunity view Jennifer Young’s new body of work while listening to her talk about her experience visiting Maine for the first time as an artist in residence. Young spent two-weeks of concentrated time getting to know Maine’s largest island and its stunning landscape. By immersing herself in the island life and exploring the natural landscape protected by the Vinalhaven Land Trust, she was able to begin a body of work on location which she continues to develop in the studio. 307-B England Street, Ashland , VA.

Sep
11
Mon
Hanover County’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am

The public is invited to attend Hanover County’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Monday, September 11 at 9 a.m. This event will be held in front of the new Hanover County Court Complex in the Rt. 301 Government Center at 7530 County Complex Road, Hanover, VA.

This annual event, held in partnership with Woodmen of the World (WOW), focuses on the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice saving others during the terrorist attacks on our nation.  Guest speakers include: Ms. Angela Kelly-Wiecek, Chairman of the Hanover Board of Supervisors, Mr. Wayne Anderson, Regional Manager of Woodmen of the World, Lt. Colonel Allen Davidson, Hanover County Sheriff’s Department, and Chief Jethro Piland, Hanover County Fire/EMS.  In addition, the Hanover County Sheriff-Fire/EMS Honor Guard, will participate in the ceremony. For questions, contact Hanover County Parks & Recreation, (804)365-7150, parksandrec@hanovercounty.gov.

Sep
12
Tue
Mechanicsville Chapter 5407 of AARP
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Mechanicsville Chapter 5407 of AARP will meet at our new sponsoring organization, the First Union Baptist Church at Pole Green Road in Mechanicsville from 10 to Noon.  Our featured speaker will be Mrs. Patricia Jones Jackson from the Virginia AARP Executive Board, who will speak on Prepare to Care as a Caregiver. Lunch will be served.  National members of AARP are welcome to join us.  For further information, call Larry Gooss at 804-839-2347.

Sep
13
Wed
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm

This fall, basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes will be held at the Hanover Fire/EMS Administration building at 13326 Hanover Courthouse Road just north of the Courthouse. These classes are free. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays September 13, 20, 27 and October 4 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturdays September 16 and 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendance at all sessions is necessary for graduation. You will learn about the origins of CERT, how to identify risks in your home and neighborhood, disaster preparedness, fire extinguishers, basic first aid and light search & rescue, among other subjects. Over 200 Hanover residents have already taken this class and more than 50 have gone on to join the CERT Unit as volunteers under Hanover Fire/EMS.  Members assist in events and with higher training, can also be deployed to incidents such as search and rescue, traffic control, etc. The lower age limit for the class is 17 and requires a parent/guardian attending the sessions.  There is no physical requirement for this hands-on class.  To sign up, please e-mail HanoverCoCERT@gmail.com. The registration deadline is September 10.

Sep
14
Thu
presentation by a certified crime specialist
Sep 14 @ 1:30 pm

The Hanover TRIAD invites anyone and everyone concerned about their safety in meeting places to come and hear a presentation by a certified crime specialist.  September 14, 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 800 Thompson Street, Ashland, VA.  RICK ARRINGTON will be talking about preparing, responding and dealing with security in places of worship, work and home.  This is a FREE one hour event. Time for questions and refreshments will be available afterwards.  For more information contact:  Nancy Boyer 804-304-3118 or nboyer@cenninc.com.

Sep
16
Sat
All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast
Sep 16 @ 6:00 am

All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast to include scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, spiced apples, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and juice. Take-outs available. Doswell Ruritan Club, 16433 N. Washington Hwy. Saturday September 16, 6 – 9 a.m. $9 for adults. $4 ages 4-10. Thanks for your support.

Salt Fish Breakfast
Sep 16 @ 6:00 am

All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast to include scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, spiced apples, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and juice. Take-outs available. Doswell Ruritan Club, 16433 N. Washington Hwy. Saturday September 16, 6 – 9 a.m. $9 for adults. $4 ages 4-10. Thanks for your support.

Sep
18
Mon
Pamunkey Woman’s Club
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm

The September meeting of the Pamunkey Woman’s Club will be Monday, September 18, 7 p.m., at the Mechanicsville Baptist Church. The speaker for the evening will be Ms. Debbie Boykin from the International Mission Board who will share her experiences from a medical mission to Jordan. Information about attending the club meeting or becoming a club member may be obtained by contacting the club’s membership chairman, Mrs. Debbie Walker, 730-2311 or by visiting the club’s website, www.PAMUNKEYWC.org.

Pamunkey Woman’s Club
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The September meeting of the Pamunkey Woman’s Club will be Monday, September 18, 7 p.m., at the Mechanicsville Baptist Church. The speaker for the evening will be Ms. Debbie Boykin from the International Mission Board who will share her experiences from a medical mission to Jordan. Information about attending the club meeting or becoming a club member may be obtained by contacting the club’s membership chairman, Mrs. Debbie Walker, 730-2311 or by visiting the club’s website, www.PAMUNKEYWC.org.