News Maker Jen Avery on the Empty Bowl Supper

House of Hope’s annual Empty Bowl Supper is this Sat. Apr. 30 in downtown Front Royal.

House of Hope is a home for men who need a place to stay will attempting to improve their lives.

We spoke to Jen Avery about the house and the Empty Bowl Supper in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Jen tells us about how to support the Empty Bowl Supper by either buying a bowl or by sponsorship of the event.

Jen also tells about last year’s Empty Bowl Supper and how successful it was thanks to your support.

She also tells us how the House of Hope has progressed with your support.

Click here for Jen’s interview.

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The inaugural Ride with Rotary benefited two charities

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The results of the inaugural Ride with Rotary event were relayed by email from organizer and Rotary member Jen Avery.

The event took place Saturday Apr. 9 and benefited two local charities.

Bicyclist rode four different courses laid out by experienced riders.

Riders had a choice of a 10, 24, 50 or 64 mile run through the Shenandoah Valley.

Sponsored rest and refresh location were positioned throughout the runs.

The event was hosted by the Warren County Rotary Club.

Over 75 riders registered for the ride with that and through the local sponsorship the inaugural event brought in over $13,500.

The funds will be shared by two different charities both Cars Changing Lives and Reaching Out Now will benefit.

The success of Saturday’s event will likely ensure that the Warren County Rotary will hold a Ride with Rotary event in 2023.

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News Maker Jen Avery on The Empty Bowl Supper and more

The House of Hopes Empty Bowl Supper is set for April 30 on Main Street Front Royal.

We spoke with coordinator Jen Avery about the event in our latest news maker segment.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Jen tells us about the event and how you can help in creating the hand made bowls for the event. 

She also tells us about some of the other events that are coming up in the Warren County community.

Jen is also a member of the Warren County Rotary Club and reminds us that the Bike Ride with Rotary is set for Apr. 9.

The bike ride benefits Reaching Out Now and Cars Changing Lives.

Also the Women’s Resource Center plans their Dare to Dream Awards event on Mar. 24 that includes an online auction to benefit the center.

Click here for Jen’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Jean and Jen of Rotary on a benefit bike ride

The Warren County Rotary club is sponsoring a bike ride Apr. 9 to benefit Reaching Out Now and Cars Changing Lives.

We spoke with Rotary members Jean Plauger and Jen Avery of Rotary about the ride in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Jean and Jen tells us about the ride and when and where it will take place.

The pair also tell us how it will benefit you to register for the event as early as possible.

There are several courses to choose from and several incentives to get involved.

Of course sponsorship is open for the ride as well.

To register and find out more about the event go to warrencoountyrotary.org.

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The Christmas for Kentucky event was a huge success Thank You

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An email from the organizer of Christmas for Kentucky, Jen Avery announced the success of the project.

The idea of the project was to collect toys for the children of Kentucky.

Some children of Kentucky would have been left without a Christmas after the devastation of the tornadoes.

The local Rotary Clubs of Warren County made matching donations for the amount of toys collected.

With the matching funds and the generosity of the community over $25,000 in toys was delivered Sunday to Mayfield Kentucky.

Though the work of Front Royal Police Chief Magalis, Jen Avery, Ellen Aders and Robert Hupman and others the toys made it to Mayfield in time for Christmas.

The organizers of the Christmas for Kentucky project would like to thank all those involved and most of all the donors who made the effort such a success.

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News Maker Jen Avery on Christmas for Kentucky

The relief effort continues for Western Kentucky with a third truck leaving for Kentucky from Middletown on Monday.

The response has been tremendous and we thank everyone for their generous donations after the devastation caused by the horrendous weather last Sun. Dec. 12.

Today and tomorrow Dec. 17 and 18 there is an effort to bring toys to the kids in Kentucky.

We spoke to Jen Avery about the effort to make Christmas for Kentucky in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Jen tells us about the collection of toys that is going on for kids of all ages.

Robert Hupman will take those toys down to Kentucky Sun. Dec. 19.

Jen told us that if the collection is large enough a second truck will make the trip.

Jen also tells us that donations are being matched by two Rotary clubs as well.

You can make a donation at 23 Church St. Front Royal until 7 tonight and 9 to 5 tomorrow.

Your donation could make a big difference to kids who might otherwise go without this year.

Thank You.

Click here for Jen’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Jen Avery on Christmas for Kentucky

The relief effort continues for Western Kentucky with a third truck leaving for Kentucky from Middletown on Monday.

The response has been tremendous and we thank everyone for their generous donations after the devastation caused by the horrendous weather last Sun. Dec. 12.

Today and tomorrow Dec. 17 and 18 there is an effort to bring toys to the kids in Kentucky.

We spoke to Jen Avery about the effort to make Christmas for Kentucky in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Jen tells us about the collection of toys that is going on for kids of all ages.

Robert Hupman will take those toys down to Kentucky Sun. Dec. 19.

Jen told us that if the collection is large enough a second truck will make the trip.

Jen also tells us that donations are being matched by two Rotary clubs as well.

You can make a donation at 23 Church St. Front Royal until 7 tonight and 9 to 5 tomorrow.

Your donation could make a big difference to kids who might otherwise go without this year.

Thank You.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

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Front Royal closes Main St. Sat. Apr. 24

The town of Front Royal will close Main Street and portions of Chester Street and gazebo areas to traffic.

This will happen Sat. Apr. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the Empty Bowl Supper to go event.

Restaurants and merchants will serve patrons outdoors on town property.

Main Street merchants will have tables, chairs and tents set up on Main Street and Kidd Lane.

The closure will allow pedestrians to roam without concern for traffic in the area and enjoy the Empty Bowl Supper which benefits the House of Hope.

We spoke to Jen Avery about the event and what to expect.

Here is Jen’s interview.

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A talk with Jen Avery about the Empty Bowl Event

Front Royal’s Main Street will be closed to traffic April 24 for the Empty Bowl event which benefits the House of Hope.

We talked with Jen Avery about what to expect on that day in downtown.

The event includes live music and spectacular eats and Jen tells what else will be happening on Sat. Apr. 24.

Here is Jen’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.