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Beaverdam, Doswell and Montpelier – Debbie Murphy

November 24, 2016


Happy Thanksgiving to you all. I hope your holiday is full of blessings and good times with family and friends. Things are slowing down a bit but there are a few events coming up that you might enjoy!
Beaverdam Vol. Fire and the Beaverdam Elementary School PTA will host a Santa Breakfast and shopping event Saturday, Dec. 3, from 8 a.m. to noon at Fire-EMS Station 2, located at 16150 Trainham Road, in Beaverdam. These fundraisers often support training, equipment and supplies for members serving our community and citizensThis event will feature a Santa Shop for kids, a bake sale and silent auction, assorted vendors and more.  Santa will attend. The breakfast cost is $7 for adults; $3.50 for kids ages 2 to 10; children under 2 eat free. Please ask about volunteering with Company 2, also. We have membership opportunities available. For additional info, call (804) 387-8464.
The Beaverdam Depot is staying busy for the rest of the year! Make sure you mark your calendars for these upcoming events! They will be having an art contest, which is open to 4-year-olds, through fifth graders. They are looking for entries that express, “Christmas in Beaverdam’, please turn in art work by Dec. 3. The winners will be announced on Dec. 10. Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m., they will be hosting an Open House. Come listen to children singing carols, sip hot chocolate and eat cookies with neighbors, and have your picture taken with Santa Claus! Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., come to the  annual Cookie and Craft sale! Local crafters will be selling their wares, and there will also be cookies and cakes for sale to satisfy your sweet tooth! The Beaverdam Depot looks forward to seeing you there!
Come out for an evening of Christmas fun featuring “The Hanover Christmas Mother,” “The Snow Princess” the big man himself “Santa Claus.” Bring the kids and join us, we will be singing a few Christmas Carols and refreshments are included. Free Admission. This will take place at the Doswell Community Center located at 16433 N. Washington Highway on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m.
The Friends of the Montpelier Library are having a quilt raffle. The quilt is 66×77 and is beautiful shades of blue. It is on display at the library, so please come by and check it out. Cost, one ticket $2. Or three tickets $5. The drawing will take place Dec. 16 at the library, 17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane.
Please let me know if you have news you’d like to share, such as births, marriages, birthdays, retirements, etc. I’m always looking for good news to share! My email address is; my fax number is (804) 752-7858 and my phone number is (804) 227-3664.
Have a great week!