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8 Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 THE JOURNAL Ballot smart, efficient government. Finally, reelection. That mightbebecause in 2013 as the Green Party candidate Richmond County, Spotsylvania, ganization is made a condition of = House ~ we need more representatives in he really wants to be the state's next for District 43 of the Virginia House Stafford, Westmoreland and York employment or continuation of era- Washington that speak to our hopes governor. He announced in late of Delegates, after a previous run in Counties and the cities of Freder- ployment by such employer, or (iii) president and aspirationsand don't simplyca- 2015 he is seeking the Republican 2009 for the virginia House ofDel- icksburg, Poquoson and Williams- the union or organization acquires From page I ter to our fears. If elected, I can be nomination for Virginia governor's egates, burg, and portions of Hampton and an employment monopoly in any that representative for you" Rowe election race in 2017 and that re- For more information on Parker's Newport News. such enterprise? YES or NO. Geographic Information Systems said. mains his plan. current campaign, go online to gall- CONSTITUTIONAL Question 2: Shall the Constitu- from Virginia Commonwealth Uni- For more information, go online For more information about his AMENDMENTS tion of Virginia be amended to allow versity, and works in Stafford as a to his campaign website: mattrowe, congressional campaign go online Virginia's 1st Congressional Dis- Voters can also prepare to vote on the General Assembly to provide an geographic informationsystems org. to his website:, trict stretches from Hampton Roads two proposed amendments to the option to the localities to exempt analyst. Robert J. "Rob" Wittman - Wit- Glenda Gall Parker- Parker, a pe- up through the Middle Peninsula Virginia Constitution. from taxation the real property of He states why he's running on his tman is the incumbent, holding rennial candidate, calls herself, Gail and Northern Neck into the Fred- Question 1: Should Article I the surviving spouse of any law-en- campaign website, the seat since 2007. He previously "for Rail" Parker, adding, "More ericksburg area and Prince William of the Constitution of Virginia be forcement officer, firefighter, search "I'm running for Congress be- served as a member of the Virginia trains, less traffic:' She's an Indepen- County. amended to prohibit any agreement and rescue personnel, or emergency cause we need a representative that House of Delegates and the West- dent stressing expanding rail service The 1st District includes Caro- or combination between an employ- medical services personnel who was will work tirelessly to improve the moreland County Board of Super- as a transportation option, line, Charles City, Essex, Fauquier, er and a labor union or labor organi- killed in the line of duty, where the day-to-day lives of everyone in the visors, as well as on the Montross This is her third run for the same Gloucester, James City, King and zation whereby (i) nonmembers of surviving spouse occupies the real district. We need a representative Town Council. seat, running in 2014 as the Inde- Queen, King George, King William, the union or organization are denied property as his or her principal place that doesn't just believe in big gov- Wittman doesn't state on his cam- pendent Green Party candidate and Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, the right to work for the employer, of residence and has not remarried? ernment or small government, but paign website why he is running for in 2012 as an Independent. She ran Northumberland, Prince William, (ii) membership to the union or or- YES or NO. Gospel: Group up for award From page I Sydney Ball, an employee of the NWSC Credit Union; and Lavita Cobb, an administrative employee of King George County. "I have a passion for the Lord and with this passion I choose to live my life," said Logan. "I share that same fun loving approach with my Voices of the DMV family and look forward its first CD, entitled "Hold On." to many more years serving the Lord "We are spreading the message of through song." Christ," Johnson sai& "And we are Johnson said the group has been bringing young people to Christ." together for three years and started He said additional information off together as part of a large choir, about the group can be found on Johnson, who taught himself to play Facebook and their music is a avail- the piano when he was a little boy, is able on Google Play or I-Tunes. a member of the Little Zion Baptist The winners of the Rhythm of Church in Oak Grove. Gospel Awards are selected in part "The music is a passion for me as by online voting and Johnson said well," Johnson said. "I am booked area residents interested in voting every Sunday at Little Zion or other for the group can do so by going churches around the area. Johnson to www.therhythmofgospelawards. said the group has recently released com. I Call Lori at 540-709-7495 for all your personal and business printing needs BE A PART OF SOMETHING GREATER Return to Health and Mobility with UM Charles Regional Center for Wound Healing You don't have to let a wound slow you down. Let us help you get back to the active life you deserve. We're experts in advanced wound care, and our nationally recognized approach will speed your recovery as we work with your physician. Our compassionate care delivers award-winning results. UN IVERS ITY of MARYLAND CHARLES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER CENTER FOR WOUND HEALING Learn more at or schedule your appointment today by calling 301.609.7701. 5 Garrett Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646 CBVRS: Wins recognition From page I juniors and support team ' said Wesley Melson. "We are proud to be recognized as a high-performing squad within VAVRS. Also, Makayla Town of Colonial Beach and West- and I look forward to another year moreland County. Currently, the or- as leaders in the 10th District." ganization has over 30 all-volunteer To get more information about personnel that operate five ambu- joining the CBVRS family as an lances covering 240 square miles EMS volunteer, call 804-224-7750 and a 22-foot rescue boat covering or visit, the Virginia waters around the area. Since 1950, Colonial Beach Vol- For more information, visit www. unteer Rescue Squad has served the Loquacious Lorene Don't know where this origi- nated, but Nov. 3 is National Men Make Din- ner day.This day was cre- atedfor men who have never cooked before. Barbecue is not LORENE RICH allowed. Take out the pots and pans and grab a cookbook and go for it. Think about it, you are giving your spouse a break NARFE is hosting their Harvest 'Supper dinner Sat. Nov. 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. Open to the public at the Masonic Building. Supper consists of chili, soup, cornbread and rolls. Proceeds go for Alzheimer's re- search. Happy Hour is 5 to 6 p.m. BYOB. Call Leslie at 804-224-3069 to purchase tickets. This is a very good cause. Please join them for dinner. Nov, 4 is story time from 11 a.m. to noon at Cooper Branch Library, 20 Washington Ave. for babies, toddlers, pre-kindergarten and el- ementary school children. For those who play Keno at Riv- erboat OTB, there will be a keno party on Nov. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. This is a lot of fun. They give out all Rena Schick, left, Katie Pitts and Zack Peltola wore their"Jurassic Park" themed costumes to the Dockside Halloween party Saturday. sorts of prizes affiliated with Keno. free advice on training, grooming Nov. 5 is St Mary's free commu- and pet sitting in Colonial Beach. If nity lunch at the church. The first you are a lover of dogs or own one Saturday of each month. They serve this is the place to be. homemade soup, hot bread, sweets Also, on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. there will and beverages, be the best in show dogs at the com- Bark All Day at the Beach. It will munity center to benefit the Colo- take place at Tattle Tale Card on Sat- nial Beach Foundation. Dog treats urday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by Dog Bark Bones. Golf carts wel- This is put on by volunteers to make come or bring your own chairs and Colonial Beach a more friendly dog blankets. Presented by the Colonial town, and is a nonprofit organiza- Beach Outfitters. tion. Remember voting is Nov. 8. I The event will offer: free nail know you won't forget to do that. trimmings, silent auction, 50/50 Will see you next week. Have raffle, surprise Celebrity appear- something to report? E-mail me at ance, live music by Dave Tucker, Homecoming:. At St. James From page I "It was that warm outreach that made me decide to join St. ]ames," Crews said. Dabney and Peggy Wharton of Al- exandria helped celebrate their return by placing red carnations on the graves of those buried in the cemetery behind the historic church. St. James, which is located on Route 3 in downtown Mon- tross, is known for its community out- reach, including a monthly food pan- try and the distribution of Christmas boxes to children in need. ll #10-13-16-2 #10-6-16-1 "RAY-RAY" Pit Bull Terrier (short coat) Hi, Ray-Ray here.~-m a~lm boy that was abondened and picked up by some nice humans that cared, rm extremely gentle and low energy and rather get belly rubs than play with toys. I'm a little scared at the shelter and would prefer to leave this place as soon as possible. I can make a great family member, I promise! I will be available for rescue or adoption on 10/19/2016. -- "NYLA" Pit Bull Terrier (short coat) Hey, this is Nyla. I'm a fun, energetic girl looking for a family to love. I came to the shelter with an eye injury. 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