- Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 08:40
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The Three Rivers Medical Reserve Corps, a local unit of volunteers who work to build public health infrastructures in communities, has given scouts in Colonial Beach instruction on emergency preparedness.
Three Rivers Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator Valerie Prince and volunteer Kathryn Miller met with Colonial Beach Boy Scout Troop 258 and the Webelos Cub Pack 258 at the Colonial Beach Baptist Church.
The scouts were taught emergency preparedness to help prepare them and their families for any future emergency or disaster situation. Each scout was given a free emergency kit backpack and urged to help their families “make a plan and stay informed” in the event of an emergency.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 13:27
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The King George Triad program and the AARP held an unclaimed property event which resulted in a total of $7,506.68 in cash and stocks being recovered by King George and Westmoreland County residents.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 10:35
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Dr. Pauline Knowles has become one of the Northern Neck’s most popular veterinarians by using a very simple strategy: She takes her veterinary clinic to the dogs, and cats...and sometimes hamsters and rabbits.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 10:36
- Published on Sunday, 15 September 2013 21:10
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MARCH 7 & 8 KING GEORGE HOME SHOW MENU
The King George Ruritan Club is changing up the menu for the Home Show this year. They will again feature Sausage Gravy and Biscuits for breakfast as well as fresh fruit and muffins. Saturday luncheon items will be ala cart -- chicken nuggets (regular or spicy); mac and cheese; french fries and cheesy fries; hot dogs, cookies and drinks. Sunday they will continue to feature BBQ, NC and tomato-based sauces, as well as hot dogs.
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THURSDAY, MARCH 5
Colonial Beach Historical Society will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Cooper Memorial Library meeting room. Discussions to include upcoming May 16 golf tournament fundraiser and other pertinent information.
MARCH 7 & 8
26th Annual Home & Craft Show. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Free Parking. Over 40 exhibitors, builders, bankers, contractors, landscapers, heating & a/c and more. Over 50 crafters, small vendors & community groups. Something for everyone.
The King George Ruritan Club is changing up the menu for the Home Show this year. They will again feature Sausage Gravy and Biscuits for breakfast as well as fresh fruit and muffins. Saturday luncheon items will be ala cart -- chicken nuggets (regular or spicy); mac and cheese; french fries and cheesy fries; hot dogs, cookies and drinks. Sunday they will continue to feature BBQ, NC and tomato-based sauces, as well as hot dogs. Questions, call Lori (540) 709-7495.
MONDAY, MARCH 9
KG Garden club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion BLdg on route 206. All are welcome to attend. Please bring a small vase as Mason Florist will teach the art of flower arranging. For information or uncertain weather call Debbie Draper at (540) 907-0070.
SAVE THE DATE
KG-Y Annual Casino Night. Saturday, March 14. $25 pp advance ticket purchase. Limited # of tickets available. Fundraiser for KG Y programs here in the county.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 15:52
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Military re-enactors are returning to George Washington's birthplace on July 12 and 13 to put on a variety of displays and activities common to military camp life during the Revolutionary Period. The re-enactors will be in their military encampment from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
There will be musket firing demonstrations at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. The encampment and firing demonstrations will be conducted by His Majesty's Marines and 5th Battalion, Cumberland County Militia, an elite re-enactment group that emphasizes authenticity in activities, uniforms and 18th Century military camp life.
"Military life was a big part, not only of George Washington's makeup, but of every Washington family member since their arrival in Virginia in 1656," said Richard Lahey, park ranger at the George Washington Birthplace National Monument.
The British never occupied the Washington's Pope's Creek Plantation, but almost every Washington male served in the Continental and British military forces. Prior to the Revolution, the British military was an essential part of George Washington's life.
The George Washington Birthplace historic area will be open from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, July 12 and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. Tours at the George Washington Birthplace National Monument will be suspended on Saturday so visitors can view the historic military encampment and musket firing demonstrations.
-- Richard Leggitt