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Beaverdam, Doswell and Montpelier – Debbie Murphy

June 22, 2017

Hello Western Hanover, hope all is well and everyone is enjoying the summer weather! Don’t forget as you are gearing up for the Independence Day plans to mark your calendar for the Beaverdam Ruritan clubs Fourth of July parade and festivities. It’s always a fun time in Beaverdam on the Fourth! Please let me know if you would like to share any upcoming events with our community!!!

Journey with Taylorsville Baptist Church as ‘Galactic Starveyors’ during VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, June 26 – 30 from 9- noon.  Children will learn that God is the maker of the Universe and everything in it, even things they can’t see thru a telescope!  A fun week of Bible Study, Crafts, Games, Food & Music – ages: Nursery thru high school.  See you there!  Taylorsville Baptist Church is located at 15415 Taylorsville Road in Doswell; Pastor Ted Dougherty.

The Doswell Ruritan Club will be hosting a picnic for all veterans in the area on July 18, at the Doswell Community Center at 7 p.m. We would invite you to attend in order that we may honor you for your service to our country and to thank you for your service. A meal of fried chicken, potato salad, sliced tomatoes, baked beans, and desserts will be served. Each veteran will receive a special pin to wear on their lapel in honor of their military commitment. If you can attend please call Betty D. Stanley at 804-368-0035 in order that we may prepare for the participants. Thank you and we will be looking forward to having you as our guests.

The Beaverdam Ruritans will be hosting Cash BINGO every other month with each BINGO’s proceeds supporting local organizations. Friday, August 18, will be the next event, so mark your calendars. Doors open at 6 p.m. with concessions ready by 6:30 p.m. – Games start at 7 p.m.. Admission $20 for 16 games. Family Friendly – Smoke Free and Yummy Cheese Fries! The club is located at 18002 Teman Road, Beaverdam, VA. More information on our website:

The Doswell Community Center is a happening place, if you are looking for something fun to do and get a little exercise in at the same time, come out on Monday nights at 7 p.m. for a fun line dance class. There is no charge, just fun and fellowship for all. Hope to see you there!

The area’s new band, CrossOver, will be returning to Fork Church on Saturday, August 12th, from 7 – 9 p.m., to again present The Old Dominion RE-View.  The musicians in this band have quite a broad musical background and offer everything from traditional country and 50’s rock to 40’s standards to 80’s pop, with some bluegrass, soul, western, and gospel in between.  They offer a song-packed couple of hours with an open mic opportunity for local folks to get up and sing, dance, and entertain.  This is their second appearance at Fork Church, on Old Ridge Road near Doswell.  $5 at the door, and $10 for the whole family. Hope to see you there!!

Please let me know if you have any other news you’d like to share, too, 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.