Community News: April 8 | Every day


Photographic walk

Nature and wildlife photographer Sharon Fisher will lead a photo walk at 2 p.m. Saturday from Place de Strasbourg for ages 18 and up. The program is part of the Strasburg MSV Sampler series, supported in part by an award from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the city of Strasbourg.

Registration required by today at or call 540-662-1473, ext. 240.

Egg hunt

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation will hold an Egg Hunt at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maurertown County Park for children ages 2 to 10. The fee is $3. Register online at or call 540-459-6777.

Tribute Tree Program

The Woodstock Tree Board offers residents the opportunity to celebrate a life event or commemorate/honor loved ones or a special pet while giving back to nature with its Tribute Tree program.

More information about the program can be found at or by calling Woodstock Town Arborist Brian Schennum at 540-459-3045 or by email at [email protected]


The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley is now accepting applications from area nonprofits for the 2022 grants from the Cochran Family Youth Fund, Paul and Martha Rees Fund, Boxley-Fox Endowment Fund and Chain of Checks CampaignFund.

The Cochran Youth Family Fund grant provides financial assistance for educational, athletic, academic, social, civic and community activities that involve or support children.

Paul and Martha Rees Fund grants are available to nonprofit organizations with dedicated programs that benefit citizens of the City of Winchester as well as Frederick, Clarke, and Warren Counties.

The Boxley-Fox Endowment Fund supports a wide range of artistic pursuits from theater to architecture and sculpture to music, as well as the acquisition of historic land and other real estate, furniture, papers and art for preservation and public display.

Chain of Checks Campaign grants support a wide range of dedicated programs that benefit the citizens of the North Shenandoah Valley.

May 2 is the deadline to apply. Nonprofits must register with CFNSV to access the applications. Information: 540-869-6776 or visit

The library gets a grant

The Strasbourg Community Library received a $5,000 grant from the Shenandoah Community Foundation. The money will go towards work on the porch and the facade of the building, which will begin in May.


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