River Birch Animal Farm plans re-grand opening
Growing up, his parents, Ann and Mercer Major, encouraged or “allowed” Brian to raise peacocks, hatch chickens and ducks, raise cows, rescue stray dogs and more. His love and enthusiasm for the animals has continued all these years and has led him to create River Birch Animal Farm on Route 33 in Locust Hill.
Urbanna ‘explorer’ hopes to win $10,000 toward expedition
Trevor Frost, 25, of Urbanna, is one of two finalists in the National Geographic TV’s Young Explorer competition with $10,000 in prize money on the line. If he wins, Frost will travel to the island of Sumatra to work with scientists and park rangers in three parks in Indonesia.
Lovell named YMCA Volunteer of the Year
At the annual meeting of the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA at the Hampton Coliseum Convention Center on February 17, Bob Lovell was named Volunteer of the Year of the Middlesex Family YMCA.
JoAnn Falletta & Virginia Symphony Orchestra
The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts (RFA) will conclude the On Stage 2010-11 season with a performance by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra (VSO) under the direction of Maestro JoAnn Falletta on Sunday, March 20, at 2:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Middle School Theatre.