Warren Heritage Society seeking executive director

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The Warren Heritage Society is searching for a new executive director.

The agency is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to play a pivotal role in driving the Society’s mission forward and fostering partnerships to further its impact. The ideal candidate has a strong background in history, business, nonprofit management, or a related field, along with leadership capabilities and a passion for community engagement.

The Executive Director search is being conducted by the Executive Committee of the Society’s Board of Directors. The full job description can be found on the Warren Heritage Society website at warrenheritagesociety.org. Resumes for the position will be accepted through March 15, 2024.

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Governor and First Lady Youngkin honor WFV for preservation and outdoor opportunities

Governor Glenn Youngkin and First Lady Suzanne Youngkin presented the Spirit of Virginia award to the Wildlife Foundation of Virginia Monday in Chesapeake.

The Spirit of Virginia Award recognizes unique qualities and achievements for uncommon contributions in a variety of industries.

The nonprofit is dedicated to preserving lands, providing public access, and outdoor recreation opportunities for all Virginians.

Since its founding in 1997, the Foundation has contributed to the conservation of nearly 14,000 acres of wild lands across the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Wildlife was given control of most of that land to manage public access and wildlife habitats.

The Foundation still controls roughly 4,000 acres which it uses to provide hunting, fishing, and shooting sports experiences for youth, veterans, and anyone else would otherwise be unable to participate in these unique experiences as well as the general public.

At the award presentation, First Lady Suzanne Youngkin said, “Conserving the Commonwealth’s green spaces must remain a top priority. The Wildlife Foundation of Virginia is sparking a deeper connection between Virginians and nature’s beauty and bounty…”

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Selah Theatre Project debuts Macbeth

The Selah Theatre Project debuted their performance of Macbeth last night and have showings scheduled for today at 2 pm and 7 pm and a matinee at 2 pm tomorrow.

The performances will take place at their location at 811 S Loudoun Street.

The adapted version is directed by Kathryn Naylor Milton and follows along with the play originally written by William Shakespeare.

The Selah Theatre Project is a Winchester based non profit with the goal of creating theater together in an environment that is accessible to all.

Tickets are available now at theselahtheatreproject.org.

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Front Royal fills Town Council seat

Front Royal has filled their vacant Town Council seat after appointing Dr. Melissa DeDomenico-Payne to the role.

She was born in New York and then moved to Front Royal where she is a graduate of Warren County High School.

She received her Bachelors Degree from Shenandoah University, Masters from Marymount University, and her Doctorate in Public Administration from Capella University.

Her career experiences include work in executive and administrative roles in non-profits and educational organizations.

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UWNSV announces new President and CEO

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The United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley announced that Brandy William will serve as the next President and CEO.

She will take over the position on March 15th.

William previously worked for the American College of Radiology as a Fundraising and Development Specialist.

She also served as the Director of Development for the Lorton Community Action Center.

William is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington.

She is currently working towards her MBA through University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

The search committee selected William due to her experience in multiple sectors, outstanding communication skills, fundraising experience and passion for non-profit service among other factors.

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Low cost pet vaccine clinic in Berryville

Veterinary Community Outreach is hosting a low cost pet vaccine clinic today from 10 am to noon in Berryville at 310 N Buckmarsh St.

Registration is encouraged online but walk-ups are welcome.

Services available include rabies, distemper, and bordetella shots ranging from $10 to $18 and microchipping for $20.

All services are cash only to help keep costs as low as possible for Veterinary Community Outreach.

The nonprofit is focused on providing low/no cost preventive veterinary services to low income families in the region.

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Sustainability Matters landscaping workshop

Sustainability Matters is holding a “Greener than Grass” virtual workshop on Sunday from 2 pm – 3:30 pm focusing on how to improve your lawn.

Imagine if you didn’t have to mow your yard, it looked better, and provided food for your family.

Sustainability Matters has some tips and tricks to help you do just that.

Following the workshop, the nonprofit will hold an info session so you can learn more about their work, the people behind it, and how you can get involved in the future.

The session is free but space is limited so head to their website to reserve your spot in the Zoom webinar.

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Low cost pet vaccine clinic in Berryville

Veterinary Community Outreach is hosting a low cost pet vaccine clinic today from noon to 2 pm in Berryville at 310 N Buckmarsh St.

All appointments have been booked online but walk-ups are welcome.

Services available include rabies, distemper, and bordetella shots ranging from $10 to $18 and microchipping for $20.

All services are cash only to help keep costs as low as possible for Veterinary Community Outreach.

The organization is a nonprofit focused on providing low/no cost preventive veterinary services to low income families in the region.

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52nd annual charity doll auction

The Henry and William Evans Home for Children 52nd annual doll auction will be held at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley tomorrow from 2 pm – 4 pm.

A variety of one of a kind creations will be for sale in categories like historical, patriotic, plain and sensible, fancy and frilly, and everything in between.

They also will have outfits for the always popular American Girl dolls.

All proceeds will go to the Evans Home for Children which is a non profit group home for foster and homeless children.

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Froggy’s Closet Abnormal Formal

Families Reaching Out Group is holding their 8th annual Abnormal Formal tonight starting at 7:45 pm.

This is the organization’s biggest benefit of the year and individual tickets are still available here.

Full tables have already sold out so move fast.

The evening will include live music, hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and live and silent auctions.

The nonprofit is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of foster children and other children who have been victims of abuse, neglect, or at risk.

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