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January 27, 2016

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Website © 2020. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal. THE JOURNAL, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 3 F- 9o16 Winter/Spring lecture series Reedville Fishermen's Museum The series begins Monday, Feb. 1st Watkins. A former VA ABC agent, at 7 p.m. in the Festival Halle, 177 Watkins will be highlighting stories Main Street, Reedville, VA. of facts, characters and slight embel- First up will be "Moonshine Sto- lishments of his work with the ABC ries from the Middle Peninsula and' division. $5 donation suggested. All Northern Neck" by Robert "Bobby" are invited. Virginia State Parks celebrates 8oth anniversary with new Customer Loyalty Program, more offerings RICHMOND - The year-long registering and after the stay. 80th anniversary celebration of Vir- Also in 2016, visitors will have ginia State Parks kicks offwith a new more workshops, activities and rang- customer loyalty program and more er-led interpretative programs. workshops and activities for visitors. In 2015, more than 456,000 visitors The Customer Loyalty Programparticipated in programs as varied as will reward visitors who stay over- guided hikes, kayaking, stargazing, night in cabins, lodges, campsites, wilderness survival skills, and plant yurts, camping cabins and camping and wildlife education programs. lodges. Points can be redeemed for Participation in 2015 was an in- free accommodations, crease of 22 percent over 2014. "It is appropriate that as we cele- "We've offered more programs that brate our 80th anniversary of Virgin- tell the stories of our parks in unique ia State Parks, we launch a program and entertaining ways, and we've that rewards our customers and as- been able to educate more visitors sists them in their pursuit of creating than ever before" Seaver said. a moments and memories in Virginia result, in 2016, we intend to provide State Parks," said Virginia State Parks additional programs and new pro- Director Craig Seaver. grams to enhance the visitor experi- Program details can be found here: ence" http://bit.lylVSPloyalty. VA State Parks are managed by To launch the new program, cus- the VA Dept. of Conservation and tomers who sign up during Janu- Recreation. For more information s ary will receive 50,000 bonus points or to make a reservation for one of added to their accounts in February. the more than 1,800 campsites or Customers can sign up online while 300 climate-controlled cabins, call making a reservation or by calling the Virginia State Parks Customer the Customer Service Center at 800- Care Center at 800-933-7275 or visit 933-7275. Customers with existing reservations will receive credit after Still time to see KGHS performances of of "Alice in Wonderland" All KGHS performances of Alice in Wonderland have been rescheduled to next Friday, January 29th and Saturday, January 30th at 7pm. BBQ or hot dog dinner begins at 5:30pm. If you purchased your tickets online they are valid for next weekend. If you would like to adjust your date, you can Iogin to to change or cancel your reservation. Location: King George High School. SOUP 4 WESLEY DATE - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2016 (snow date - 2/26 if KGCS are closed) TIME- 11:30- 1:00 PLACE - OAKLAND BAPTIST CHURCH (ANNEX BUILDING) COST - $I0 *Variety of soups available - eat -in or carry out! ** Order form available for group carry outs - please contact Paula 540-809-6497 WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27 Meeting of the Potomac River Finfish Advisory Comm. 6 p.m. in the John T Parran hearing room, Potomac River Fisheries Comm. Bldg., Col. Beach. THURSDAY, JAN. 28 1st meeting of the Northum- berland County Democrats. 6 p.m. at the Northumberland CounW library. FRIDAY, JAN. 29 KGMS-PTA sponsoring a Dance for 7th & 8th graders. She dance is from 7-9 p.m. Dress is more than jeans, less than prom. Featuring dancing, popcorn, soda and picture. $10 per ticket. Parent or guardian must sign attendee in & out. Tickets on sale at lunch. Call the school at 775-5881 for more info. MONDAY, FEe. 1 KG Democratic Committee to meet at 7 p.m. at the Smoot Library in KG. All are invited to attend. TUESDAY, FEB. 2 AOA February meeting. 11:30 a.m. at the KG-YMCA. Open to everyone 50 and older. Lunch- Baked Potato Bar. Potatoes pro- vided, you bring a topping or $5 donation. Speaker will be Chris Buck and volunteers from Love Thy Neighbor Program. Call Lori at 540-709-7495 for add'l details. NN Chapter 1823 of NARGE will meet at 1 p.m. at Lowery's Seafood Restaurant in Tappahan- hock. Pay as you go. Speaker will be from Congressman Rob Witt- man's Yorktown office. 804-450- 3919. SATURDAY, FEB. 13 Winter Market in Reedville. 9 am. -2 p.m. inside historic Festival Halle on Main Stree, in Reedville. Artists, crafters, vendors and food stuffs. Ample parking. Indoor re- strooms & concessions. Wheel- chair accessible. All proceeds to benefit the preservation of the historic Festival Halle. (804) 453- 6529. Celebrated violinist to perform with University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra Joshua Bell one of the most celebrated violinist of his era will be coming to Fredericksburg to perform with the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, Saturday, March 26, 2016. The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. UMW Dodd Auditorium and tickets now on sale. Contact or call 540-654-1324. Call summary from KG Sheriff's Office Fri.-Mon. morning Road Conditions: Today, primary roads in KG are passable. VDOT is currently working to clear the secondary roads. Call Summary For King George County from Friday, Jan. 22nd 12 PM. - Monday, Jan. 25th 6 AM.: 9- Motor Vehicle Accidents (1 serious, 1 w/extensive property damage) 17 - Medical (EMS) (2 snow related injuries/illness) 4 - Public Service (Fire Dept.) 3 - Abandoned Vehicles 10 - Other calls or service Feb 7, pick up at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. St. John's Parish Hall, Rt. 3, King George Your choice of the following: Italian (ham, salami, cheese), Turkey and cheese; Roast beef and cheese Comes with chips, cookie, and drink All for $7.00 donation Contact Margie Stevens: 804-493-0779 or Denise Manard: 540-775-5008 Or go to to place an order! All proceeds go to Hunter Pitts. Please make checks payable to Hunter Pitts Assistance Fund ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL NEW LIFE MINISTRIES CHURCH will host Xcelerate Youth Confer- is having a CHILI DINNER in ence on Saturday, ]an. 30, from 11 the parish hall from 4-7:30 p.m. on a.m. to 9 p.m. For ages 12 and up, the Friday, Jan. 2. $8 for adults and conference will include worship, live $5 for children. Menu includes beef, stage drama, dynamic teaching and chicken, vegetarian and turkey chilis, dinner. To register go to xcelerate- cornbread, salad, dessert and a drink, The event is FREE. Call (804) 214.9541 for more info. Route 205 in Colonial Beach. (804) 224-8447. FREE TAX PREPARATION AVAILABLE THROUGH RAPPAHANNOCK UNITED WAY Starting February 1, 2016, RUW will be offering free tax preparation for members of our community with household incomes of $62,000 or less. Our goal at Rappahannock United Way is to help more households emerge from poverty and achieve greater financial stability. Offering free tax services, along with free financial coaching, is one of the ways we work toward achiev- ing this goal. "Free tax preparation is such an important service to our community" said Adrienne Ross, Financial Stability Manager at Rappahannock United Way. "Not only do we help save people money,with free tax preparation, but we help those who qualify keep more of their hard-earned income by taking ad- vantage of things like the Earned Income Tax Credit. We also encourage good financial choices such as establishing or building savings with their refund or using it to pay bills or reduce debt" Rappahannock United Way recruits and trains community volunteers to be IRS certified to greet clients, prepare taxes and give financial coaching. All services are free. Tax preparation begins February 1 and runs through April 15. Rappahannock United Way runs free tax service sites at a variety of loca- tions in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George and Caroline. For a complete list of free tax sites and hours, visit Taxpayers must bring necessary documentation to receive assistance filing taxes: Income Forms (W2s, 1099s, I098s, other income forms) Photo ID (for each person filing) Social Security Card (for each person filing and all dependents) Household Health Insurance Coverage Information (1095 B,C) 1095-A if you received health insurance through Childcare provider's name, address, and tax identification number For Married Filing Jointly, both parties must be present to sign the re- turn prior to e-filing. Bank routing and account numbers for refund direct deposit For more information, visit or call (540) 373-0041 ext. 300. "to HOO IT O,, ] THE "BEST OF THE BEST" BASKETBALL SHOWDOWN 5por~ored by: t~H5 PT5A Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 5:30 PM - KGHS Teams from all 5 Schools and the School Board will be competing PE5 - KGES - SES - KGMS - KGHS - SBO Come out and cheer for your school! Concessions and Entertainment COMBOS AVAILABLE: Hotdog, Chips & Drink - ~.0~ PL~la, Chips & Drink - $~D0 Hotdogs NJROTC Color Guard Pizza KGHS Chorus Chips KGHS JVlVarsity Cheerleaders Popcorn Elementaw Schools Band Candy Potomac Drummers Drinks KG Steppers Hurl.Court 50/50 Raffle Admission: $2.00 (Children 4 and under free) A portion of the proceeds will 9o tovmrds the After Prom Pm-ty and/or a scholarship far a graduating 5nioH PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH SUNDAY SERVICES Nursery - 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Contemporary Service 8:30 a.m. Sunday School o 9:45 a.m. Traditional Worship o 11 a.m. Sacrament of Holy Communion celebrated Every Sunday 5590 Kings Hwy KG, VA (540) 775-9131 Two Rivers Baptist Church Meeting at their new church Intersection of Rokeby and Kings Hwy. (Rt. 3) Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 a.m. COME VISIT US" ALL ARE WELCOME Rev. Peyton Wiltshire For Information call 540710-3831 Oak Grove Baptist Church Randall Snipes, Senior Pastor l Colonial Beach, VA [ [ 804-224-9695 J Macedonia Baptist Church 1081 Macedonia Ln., Colonial Beach, VA t(804) 224-1500 _L. "0 magnify the Lord withT me, and let us exalt His I Name together." (Psalm 34:3) Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Worship Service: 11 a.m. Prayer & Bible Study: (Wed.) 7 p.m. Holy Communion on 4th Sundays Rev. Fred Sales, Pastor St. Peter's Episcopal Church (804) 224-7309 2961 Kings Hwy (Rt.3) Oak Grove Rev. Rodney E. Go.on, Priest in Charge Sunday Worship Schedule 9:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist 5th Sundays - 9:15 a.m. Morning Prayer Church Thrift Shop 4065 Kings Hwy (next to Bowie's) Sat. 8am-Noon "Tues. 9am-lpm Wed. 4-7 p.m. Zio 7748 Leedstown Rd., Oak Grove, VA 22443 (804) 224-0418 We invite you to gather together with us~ Sunday Seh( Sunday Worship 8 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. Bible Study - Wednesday 7 p.m. Pastor Earl T. Howerton Jr. Little Ark Baptist Church "'Building God's Kingdom On Earth" "Pastor Larry M. Robinson" Sunday Worship - 10 a.m. Bible Studies: Church School - 9 a.m. Wednesdays - Noon & 6 p.m. Intercessory Prayer: Tuesdays 5 p.m. 15681 Owens Dr. in Dahlgren, VA Church Phone: (540) 663-2831 You're invited to worship with EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH 3207 Quarter Hill Rd., Supply VA 22436 (804) 443-4168 Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship 11 a.m. Bible Study Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Rev, I~ving Woolfolk, Jr. "A Church where everybody is somebody!" Tabernacle Baptist Church Dr. Sherman ffavis, Pastor 10640 Kings Hwy King George, VA 22485 Se ice Early Worship - 8 a.m. Wednesday Sunday School - 9:45 a.m. Evenings Morning Worship - 11 a.m. 7 p.m. Evening Worship - 6 p.m. ~P~sb~efianChurch, PCA Seeking to know the grace of God and to make it known to others. Sunday Worship Service - 10:30 a.m. Nursery Provided for Worship Service Only Sunday School 9:15 a.m. Dave Bentz, Pastor 13114 Kildee Farm Road King George, VA 22485 (0if301 and Blue Jay Meadow Drive) Ph. (540) 775-9990 email: info@gracekg.c0m web site: www.gracekg.c0m Comer of Millbank & St. Anthony's Rd., King George Very Rev. Francis M. de Rosa Rev. Jerry Wooton Sat. 7:00 p.m. Vigil Sunday Masses: Sun. 8:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m 12:45 p.m. Tridentine Mass Daily Mass: Mon. Thur. Fri. & Sat. 9:00 a.m. Tues. 7:00 a.m. Wed. 7:00 p.m. Adoration before each morning Mass Confession: Wed. 7:30 p.m. Sat. after 9:00 a.m. Mass & at 6:30 p.m. Sun. 1/2 hour before each Mass Corner of Lossing and Boundary, Colonial Beach Very Rev. Francis M. de Rosa Rev. Jerry Wooton Sunday Masses: Sat. 5:00 p.m. Sun. 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. (espafiol) Daily Mass: 8:00 a.m. Adoration precedes each morning Mass Confession: Sat. following 8:00 aim. Mass & at 4:30 p.m. Sundays @ 8:30 a.m. NEW YEAR S RESOLUTION TO DOWNSIZE & ORGANIZE? HAVE UNWANTED ITEMS? DONATE, DON'T JUST TOSS. SOMEONE MAY NEED WHAT YOU DON'T WANT. xch & ContaCt Lori Deem at rnal joumalpresslcom Help others find your churck Advertise now, 0nly $20 per week. Billed m0nthly. Contact L0ri at (540)709-7495 or email her at 10ri~0urnalpress.c0m * a t "