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The Rappahannock Lions Club and Rapp at Home have teamed up to provide broader outreach and support for the county’s Loan Closet. The service provides hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, shower benches and chairs, and raised toilet seats and other convalescent equipment for those in need. Space for the Loan Closet is provided free of charge by the Virginia Farm Bureau.

The Rappahannock County community runs smoothly because of many people — elected officials, business owners, front-line staff workers, and many more. But behind the scenes, there are hundreds of volunteers who contribute thousands of hours to making this county a better place to live. These …

The Rappahannock Senior Center at the Scrabble School held a “Glamour Shots” Day last week, with makeovers by Cynthia Stamps and photography by Joy Canton. The participants had a grand time (as you can see) with accessories on loan from Myra Williams and her daughters, Brenda Watkevich and C…

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Posing with the ladies of the Rappahannock Senior Center after delivering the club’s donation check before Christmas are Rappahannock Lions President Gordon Axelson (second from left), member Bob Anderson and secretary Jim Manwaring.



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