RGH & Hospice of VA to begin grief support group
Millie Roberson of White Stone, Sig Langschultz of Cobbs Creek, and Deborah Sachen of Weems met in April 2009 at a grief support group meeting offered jointly by Rappahannock General Hospital and Hospice of Virginia.
Signup deadline for business forum is this Friday
On April 22-23, the Middle Peninsula Business Development Partnership (MPBDP) will sponsor a Women’s Business Forum at the Middlesex Woman’s Club on Virginia Street in Urbanna.
Merryvale Farm wins district environmental awards
The Tidewater Soil & Water Conservation District, which serves Gloucester, Middlesex and Mathews counties, has named Merryvale Farms in Deltaville as its Clean Water Farm Winner for 2009-10. Merryvale Farm also received the Chesapeake Bay Coastal Basin Award in 2010.
Restored ‘F.D. Crockett’ makes maiden voyage
In September, 2005, a derelict hulk of a buyboat was towed to the Deltaville Maritime Museum. Old shirts and greasy rags had been stuffed between the leaky planks of “F.D. Crockett.” The 1924 vintage boat was barely floating, but her graceful lines were still visible in the decaying wood. Thus began a 4-plus-year restoration of F.D. Crockett.