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Jessica Crabill

Learning journey brings Rappahannock Community College grad back home

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Rappahannock Community College graduate Jessica Crabill has made her way around the world only to confirm that the Northern Neck is where she belongs. After graduating from Christchurch School in Middlesex, Crabill took a year off to participate in Christian mission trips to El Salvador, Zambia and South Africa, where she did volunteer work in medical clinics and orphanages. Her experiences gave her a greatly increased appreciation of the advantages

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  • Rappahannock Community College students recognized as ‘A’ Club members

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    A number of RCC students were recently invited to join the college’s “A” Club in recognition of their excellent grades. Left to right: RCC’s president, Dr. Elizabeth Crowther; students Earl Brown, Jessica Ray, Grete Brummett, and Dianna Wegkamp; and Student Support Services administrative officer Lorraine Justice. Not pictured: student honorees Kiarra Martin, Barbara Peters, and Alexis Simpson.

    On February 13, a number of Rappahannock Community College students were honored as “A” Club members during a celebratory luncheon sponsored by the college’s Student Support Services (SSS) Office. The “A” Club luncheons, held soon after the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, single out SSS participants who were enrolled in at least two classes during the preceding semester(s), and earned an A or an S (satisfactory) in each

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  • Rappahannock Community College hosts air quality presentation

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    A representative of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Alison Rockwell, came to Rappahannock Community College on February 11 to make a preliminary report on the NCAR project WINTER: Wintertime Investigation of Transport, Emissions, and Reactivity. The project, based at Langley Research Center in Hampton, was initiated at the beginning of February, and will continue through March 15. It uses a C-130 research aircraft—a “flying laboratory”—to study the variations

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Jessica Crabill

Learning journey brings Rappahannock Community College grad back home

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Rappahannock Community College graduate Jessica Crabill has made her way around the world only to confirm that the Northern Neck is where she belongs. After graduating from Christchurch School in Middlesex, Crabill took a year off to participate in Christian mission trips to El Salvador, Zambia and South Africa, where she did volunteer work in medical clinics and orphanages. Her experiences gave her a greatly increased appreciation of the advantages

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  • Rappahannock Community College students recognized as ‘A’ Club members

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    A number of RCC students were recently invited to join the college’s “A” Club in recognition of their excellent grades. Left to right: RCC’s president, Dr. Elizabeth Crowther; students Earl Brown, Jessica Ray, Grete Brummett, and Dianna Wegkamp; and Student Support Services administrative officer Lorraine Justice. Not pictured: student honorees Kiarra Martin, Barbara Peters, and Alexis Simpson.

    On February 13, a number of Rappahannock Community College students were honored as “A” Club members during a celebratory luncheon sponsored by the college’s Student Support Services (SSS) Office. The “A” Club luncheons, held soon after the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, single out SSS participants who were enrolled in at least two classes during the preceding semester(s), and earned an A or an S (satisfactory) in each

    Read Full Story
  • Rappahannock Community College hosts air quality presentation

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    A representative of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Alison Rockwell, came to Rappahannock Community College on February 11 to make a preliminary report on the NCAR project WINTER: Wintertime Investigation of Transport, Emissions, and Reactivity. The project, based at Langley Research Center in Hampton, was initiated at the beginning of February, and will continue through March 15. It uses a C-130 research aircraft—a “flying laboratory”—to study the variations

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Religion

Economic Update Workshop and Lunch Has Been Rescheduled

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 3:13 pm

  Due to bad weather in February, the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Callao has rescheduled the Economic Update Workshop to Saturday, March 21 at 1:00 PM in the church’s fellowship hall. This informative session will be presented by Vicki Thorpe and Anne Johns of Thrivent Financial and will cover the status of the current economy and its effect on investments and retirement.  Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization that

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  • Free Lasagna dinner in Oak Grove on Friday

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:18 pm

    Free Lasagna dinner, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Oak Grove 224-7309. Friday February 27 5:30 – 7:00. Everyone is welcome!

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  • Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner at Heathsville United Methodist Church moved to February 24

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    Heathsville United Methodist Church has postponed their free community Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner until February 24, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Buttermilk pancakes, ham, sausage, spiced apple cobbler and beverages will be served hot off the griddle in their Fellowship Hall at 39 Courthouse Rd., at the corner of Rt 360 Northumberland Hwy and Courthouse Rd. However, donations are welcome to benefit the Mattaponi Indian Healing Eagle Clinic. Call

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Health

PPE class 4

Riverside Tappahannock Hospital prepares for potential Ebola threats

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Riverside Tappahannock Hospital conducted training recently to prepare for any potential Ebola threats in the community.   “Just as we rehearse during our mass casualty drills, practicing for unexpected or unusual situations, we regularly evaluate and update protocols as community health situations or threats arise,” said John Peterman, Vice President and Administrator for Riverside Tappahannock. “We have been paying attention to what has been happening in the rest of the

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  • Essex looking to combine rescue squads

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Essex County could soon be bidding farewell to the long-standing non-profit Tappahannock Volunteer Rescue Squad as a standalone organization. The board of supervisors is considering a merger that would later this year combine the volunteer agency and Essex County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) into one EMS agency serving all Essex County citizens. County Administrator Reese Peck indicated that the Tappahannock rescue squad was part of a nationwide trend of volunteer

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  • Budget gridlock impacts ’Neck: Local hospital and county budgets on the line after state officials clash

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 10:15 am

    99th District Del. Ransone (R-VA)

    A deadlock in the state’s budget, centered over Medicare reimbursement expansion, may have far reaching consequences for smaller localities, especially those on the Northern Neck. On Monday, March 24, Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe attempted to open the door to the currently deadlocked commonwealth’s budget negotiations by proposing a health-care system that would include $225M in state savings by the expansion of Medicaid. It was a move that divided the

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