Towns & Villages Column by Joe Korpsak
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Wednesday, May. 22, 2013
Memorial Day honors those who served
American Legion Post 247 (Remington) members will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 25, to place flags at cemeteries for veterans. The meeting place is Post 247, 11420 James Madison Highway, Remington. Added information is available from Bob Brady at (540) 347-7431.
A Memorial Day car and truck show will be held by the Goldvein Volunteer Fire Company on Monday, May 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additional information: (540) 752-4772.
A Memorial Day (May 27) parade (10 a.m.) and ceremony (11 a.m.) will be part of the Old Town Warrenton Parade. Join and participate in honoring those who served in the armed forces.
Members of American Legion Post 247 (Remington) will have a meeting for the District Convention on June 9 at Culpeper Post 330. Lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. and State Sen. Jill Vogel will be present to speak and address topics and questions. Additional information: Bob Brady, (540) 347-7431.
VFW Post 7728 (Morrisville) and American Legion Post 247 (Remington) will present "Military Appreciation Day" in a salute of veterans on June 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the VFW Post 7728 in Morrisville.
There will be military displays, Project Healing Waters, Boy Scouts, The Geezers Live Band, Taekwondo demonstration, Cold Stone Creamery, food and beverages, as well as a silent auction and 50/50 raffles. Additional information: (540) 439-1312 or (703) 927-7635.
The annual Remington Fire and Rescue Company Carnival, its major fundraiser, will be held from next Wednesday, May 29, to Saturday, June 1. Donations and promotional items are being sought from local businesses and organizations to be raffle items to earn funds at the carnival. All donations are tax-deductible. Additional information: (540) 439-9814.
Be sure to feast on the spaghetti dinner and dessert at St. Luke's Episcopal Church parish hall (400 Church St., Remington) on Friday, May 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. Information: (540) 439-3733
Wednesday, May. 15, 2013
Remington community yard sale May 18
The annual "Remington-wide Community Spring Yard Sales" will be Saturday, May 18, beginning generally at 8 a.m. Sale sites will be throughout the Remington area, such as the town lot at 105 E. Main St., which will feature various items.
The proceeds will benefit Fauquier County Hospice Support.
Other sale sites will be Remington United Methodist Church at 150 W. Bowen St., Rappahannock Station flea market lot at 100 E. Main St., Remington Community Variety Building parking lot at 225 E. Main St., Wankoma Village, Lee's Glen, Riverton, the Meadows, and elsewhere in the Remington area.
Telephone (540) 439-3220 for additional information and locations.
In observance of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 18, the Bealeton True Value Home and Hardware will be having its annual 15 percent off sale. Be sure to bring your military ID.
The annual Bluegrass Festival sponsored by Mount Holly Baptist Church will take place at 6172 Sumerduck Road, Remington, on Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, telephone (540) 439-1504.
The Town of Remington will have its annual "Spring Cleanup Day" for in-town residents and businesses on Monday, May 20, beginning at 8 a.m. Address inquiries to (540) 439-3220.
The next Remington Town Council meeting will be on Monday, May 20, beginning at 7 p.m. For inquiries, call (540) 439-3220.
Girl Scouts Nation's Capital will have its "Annual Summer Day Camp -- Camp Sunny Days" from June 24 through 28, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily at C.M. Crockett Park in Midland, with daily bus stops at some Fauquier schools. Apply at www.gscnc.org/camp_sunny_days.html.
Friday, May. 10, 2013
Remington budget to be considered
The Remington Town Council will consider its proposed 12-month budget, which becomes effective on July 1.
The budget consists of the town's water fund, general fund, DMV fund, and cemetery funds. The entire budget consists of $631,000 without needing any increase in real estate tax rate, personal property tax rate, or water rate.
A public hearing will take place at the Remington Fire and Rescue Building on Monday, May 13,
beginning at 7 p.m. A copy of the proposed budget can be obtained by contacting Town Hall staff. Information and inquiries: (540) 439- 3220.
Noah's Ark Thrift Store will have its next monthly flea market on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bealeton Shopping Center.
Remington United Methodist Church will have a "Saturday Night Live" service on Saturday, May 11, from 7 to 8 p.m. This is a casual evening worship service with Pastor Walt Westbrook. Additional information and inquiries at (540) 439-2579.
Remington Fire and Rescue will have a pancake breakfast on Sunday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to noon. Additional information and inquiries at (540) 439-8010.
The annual "Remington Spring Community Yard Sales" will be held Saturday, May 18, beginning at 8 a.m. Sale sites will be throughout the Remington area, such as Remington town lot, United Methodist Church parking lot, Rappahannock Station flea market lot, Remington Community Variety Building parking lot, and elsewhere.
Telephone (540) 439-3220 for additional information and directions.
The town will have its annual "Spring Cleanup Day" for in-town residents and businesses on Monday, May 20, beginning at 8 a.m.
Items need to be placed at the curb. No regular trash, batteries, oil, tires, chemicals, computers, monitors or TVs. For additional information, telephone (540) 439-3220.
Congratulations to the Corner Deli in Remington, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary in business with good food at good prices.
A new business in Remington is the "Virginia Beekeeping Supply." Owner/operator Jerry Headley brings knowledge and advice as an experienced beekeeper to 101 West Marshall St., Remington.
Jerry also operates the Bealeton Farmers Market. The market will begin sales this Saturday, May 11. Information at (540) 905-5563.