The Northumberland County Chapter of the American Red Cross will be holding a Blood Drive December 1st at the Heathsville United Methodist Church.. This is a new location but the hours are the same, Noon to 6:00 pm. No appointment is ever necessary, so invite a family member or a friend to come and help save a life this Holiday Season!
Enroll Virginia is offering free assistance with open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace at The Colonial Beach Library on December 1st from 3 to 9 PM. Consumers seeking enrollment assistance will receive PRIORITY if they call ahead to be prescreened and given a specific appointment time. For more info or to be prescreened, call SHIRELLE BAILEY: 804-332-1549 or EMAIL: SHIRELLE@ENROLL-VIRGINIA.COM.
Genius Izaak will provide free Information Technology Assistance at the Northumberland Public Library on Tuesday December 1, 8 and 15 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. This is a different day than earlier in the year, when the assistance was offered on Wednesdays. Bring your own electronic devices, including cell phones, for technological assistance. Call the library at (804) 580-5051 for more information
There will be a Blood Drive held Thursday, December 3rd from 2- 7:00 p.m. at White Stone Church of The Nazarene. Blood donations often decline from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when holiday festivities pull people away from their donation appointments. Donations are needed to help offset this seasonal decline. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
The Historic Urbanna Holiday House Tour is Set For Friday, December 4 & Saturday, December 5, 2015. Sites and homes along the tour include historic Lansdowne, James Mills Scottish Factor Store, Middlesex County Courthouse, the homes of Melinda & Bob Sledd, Rebecca & Chuck Rao and Karen & Mark Houser, and the Urbanna Bungalow. Tickets for Friday, December 4 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. are $45 and include a tour of all homes and historic sites on Saturday, December 5. Tickets for Saturday, December 5 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. are $25. For tour information or ticket locations call 804-758-2613 or visit Urbanna.com.
Holiday Bingo will be held Dec. 4th at Westmoreland Volunteer Fire Dept. Doors open at 6:30pm (after the Christmas Spirit Festival) and games begin 7:30pm. $500 jackpot if 100 players. Food will be available. Come out and support your local volunteers.
Tappahannock Presbyterian Church is offering “Your Time” from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on December 5, 2015. What is “Your Time”? Bring your children to the church for up to four (4) hours of crafts, music and kid’s activities. Its free for ages 4 – 11 only. Parents can do whatever you like after the drop-off such as shopping, meetings, appointments, dinner out, or just time for yourself. You are welcome to stay if you choose to. Due to space limitations there will be no walk-ins. Space is limited so we are taking reservations. Call or email us for more information and make your reservation now. Electronic devices are strongly discouraged for attendees.
Northumberland Public Library will hold a Basic Computer training workshop on Dec 8th at 1:30 PM at the library. If you have questions or need more information, stop by or call the library at 580-5051.
Warsaw-Richmond County Chamber of Commerce will be conducting their annual Christmas Decorating Contest for 2015. Participants may enter in residential or business categories. To participate you must complete an entry form and return it to the WRC Chamber of Commerce, Cuddlebugs or Union Bank & Trust, By email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.wrccoc.com. Entry fee for non-Chamber members is $5, free for Chamber members. All registration forms must be received before 5:00pm on Friday, December 11th. Judging will take place after 6pm on December 13th. Winners will be announced on December 14th. If you have questions regarding the contest please contact Sara Carroll at (804) 333-4443 or leave a message for the Chamber at 804-313-2252.