1st Annual Scottsville “Scoot”

1st Annual Scottsville “Scoot” Kids’ Run/Walk and 5K Run/Walk

When: Saturday, April 25, 2015

Where: Dorrier Park (250 Page St. Scottsville, VA 24590)

Kids Run/Walk-Check In: 7:15-7:45 Starts: 8:00 am

Cost: $10 Before March 27th – $15 on Race Day

5K Run/Walk-Check In: 8:00-8:30 Starts: 8:45am

Cost: Adults (16+) $20 Before March 27th – $25 on Race Day

Youth(7-15) $15 Before March 27th -$20 on Race Day

Family of 3 or more $40 for any combo of Events

Registration: Pick up registration forms at Scottsville Elementary or the Scottsville Library. Register online at

(Participants pre-registered by March 27th will receive a T-shirt)

If you would like to help sponsor, volunteer or have questions about this event please contact the PTO at

Eagles For Education 5K and Kids Fun Run!

2nd Annual Eagles for Education 5K Race and kids Fun Run will be held on April 25th at 8am, Green Hills Golf Club in Standardsville.  Prizes will be awarded for best times, an air show will be overhead after the race and all of the proceeds go to a great cause, supporting new technology at Ruckersville Elementary school.  This event is sponsored by the RES PTA.  Register at and recieve a free t-shirt!

Fracking Field Tour to West Virginia – Overnight April 25-26

On Saturday morning April 25, Outing participants will travel to Doddridge County, West Virginia. We will be greeted there by West Virginia Host Farms, a Partnership Program linking West Virginia landowners with the environmental community that studies the impacts of Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.

That afternoon and the next morning we’ll make best arrangements for us get close to the rigs, the drilling pads, and well heads to experience the noise, light and air pollution that is slamming this West Virginia community 24/7. Bring your cameras. There will be time to speak with affected landowners.

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Women’s conference: Sisters to the Rescue

I have previously submitted a hard copy press release of this event, but have not seen in on your events calendar yet. Can you please list it for us? Also, the event has a website that describes the event schedule and biographies of the speakers. The website address is Our keynote speaker is Jason Wright, nationally known writer of “Christmas Jars” and other books, who grew up in Charlottesville and still calls Virginia his home. He is available for an interview. May I ask for Jane to consider such an interview with him concerning our event?

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