SABF names Phil Glaize as Court Ambassador

Shenandoah Apple Blossom 2022

The 96th Annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival announced that Phil Glaize will be joining the celebration as a Court Ambassador for the Coronation of Queen Shenandoah, Bella Astin.

The Coronation will take place at John Handley High School on May 5th at 1:30 pm.

Glaize is a Winchester resident who has managed Fred L. Glaize L.C for over 35 years.

His organization operates 600 acres of apple orchards, a cold storage facility, packing operations, and sales activities.

In 2022, he was acknowledged as the “Apple Person of the Year” based on feedback from his peers nationwide.

Glaize has also been affiliated with the Old Town Cidery and Rotary and is currently chair of Mt. Hebron Cemetery.

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Rotary and EWMES raise money for hair loss

Annual Community Grant

The Rotary Club of Warren County joined E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School Students to raise money for the Heavenly Hat Foundation.

Students, parents, and teachers donated to be part of a Hat Parade through their courtyard on Friday afternoon.

Approximately $230 was raised and donated to the Foundation.

The program was started to bring new hats to cancer patients and others who lose their hair due to disease or treatment of a disease.

To learn more about the foundation, click here.

To watch E. Wilson Morrison’s Parade, click here.

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StoryWalk premiere at Eastham Park

Warren County Parks and Recreation, Samuels Public Library and Rotary Club are teaming up for the new StoryWalk at Eastham Park in Front Royal.

The new book along the walk will be Have You Heard the Nesting Bird by Rita Gray.

Families are invited to the park today at 1 pm to learn more about local birds and build a bird-feeder.

The first 50 children in attendance will also receive a copy of the book featured on the walk.

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Rotary and JHHS create Healing Field of Honor

Annual Community Grant

John Handley High School and the Winchester Rotary Club came together to create the Healing Field of Honor.

The spectacle in front of Handley High School will be open through Memorial Day.

The display features up to 1000 flags which each represent an individual and their story.

The flags can represent all types of heroes ranging from veterans and first responders to loved ones and personal heroes.

The event is free to attend and flags purchased on site will raise funds for the Winchester Rotary Charitable Foundation.

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Winchester Rotary’s Healing Field of Honor ceremony begins tomorrow 5/27

Annual Community Grant

Handley High School will be the site of a field of flags over the Memorial Day weekend.

the almost 900 flags are to honor loved ones both military and personal heroes.

Flags are available for purchase from the Rotary Club at

The flag will be given to the family after the Memorial Day weekend.

The Healing Field of Honor ceremonies begin tomorrow May 27 at 6 p.m..

Tomorrow May 27 we will talk with Winchester Rotary Club President Dick Kent about the event in another News Marker segment at 8:30 a.m..

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