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2021 Dare to Dream Enrichment Grant Application

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November 1, 2020 all-day
2020-11-01T00:00:00-04:00
2020-11-02T00:00:00-05:00
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Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
205 E Main Street | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
540-636-7007

Front Royal Women’s Resource Center (FRWRC) Beginning on November 1, 2020, to accept Applications for 2021 DARE TO DREAM GRANTS (Take classes, start a business, purchase a computer, learn a new skill, train for a profession, start a non-profit, anything you can dream…) Grants up to $1,000 are awarded each year to Warren County women to help make their dreams come true. If you have a dream or know someone in your life who has a dream and needs a financial boost to make it happen, this is your opportunity. The Dare to Dream grants are available to women living in Warren County, ages 18 years and older, not currently enrolled in high school. Application deadline is January 15, 2021. Recipients will be announced in March 2021.

  • Applications are available at Samuel’s Public Library.
  • Applications are also available on our website: frwrc.org/apply
  • By calling or emailing the office at 540-636-7007; wrc@frwrc.org
  • Visit our website for more information: www.frwrc.org

The Front Royal Women’s Resource Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1996 to provide a support network for women in Warren County. Through monthly networking meetings, yearly grant presentations, special events, email connections and program activities, we have forged a link between women in our community.

Legislative Update

Delegate Wiley’s Richmond Roundup: Week 3 – Making Virginia a safer place for families

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November 1, 2020 all-day
2020-11-01T00:00:00-04:00
2020-11-02T00:00:00-05:00
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Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
205 E Main Street | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
540-636-7007

Despite the lightning-fast pace of the General Assembly session, House Republicans are working diligently to pass legislation that lowers costs, improves our schools, and makes our communities safer.

This week, we have already advanced several key pieces of our public safety agenda that will reduce crime and protect Virginians. The legislation includes effective measures to prevent crimes before they happen, provide the necessary tools to law enforcement to do their jobs, and keep dangerous criminal and drug activity off our streets.

Stopping Crimes Before They Happen
A critical piece of our public safety agenda includes undoing failed policies that passed the Democrat-controlled General Assembly three years ago. For instance, Democrats passed a law in 2020 that took away law enforcement’s ability to conduct various traffic stops that could subsequently reveal more serious offenses – such as possession of illegal firearms or deadly drugs – and allow law enforcement to take action to prevent more heinous crimes from happening. With an increase in traffic-related deaths and fatal drug overdoses over the last two years, local leaders across the 29th district and around Virginia have asked for legislation to reverse this policy.

Fortunately, House Republicans are advancing legislation (HB 1380) sponsored by our late friend Delegate Ronnie Campbell that restores law enforcement’s ability to do its job and provides the necessary tools to prevent serious crimes from occurring.

Holding Criminals Accountable
Rather than promote a restrictive gun control agenda that punishes responsible gun owners, House Republicans are advancing legislation (HB 2360, Webert) to deter crime more effectively by ensuring criminals who commit heinous offenses with a firearm stay behind bars. Meanwhile, we’re moving forward with
legislation (HB 1365, Williams) that ensures individuals accused of serious crimes abide by stricter conditions before being allowed out on bail. These measures are currently making their way through the House of Delegates.

House Republicans are also advancing legislation (HB 1642, Kilgore) that nearly became law four years ago to ensure drug dealers responsible for fatal drug overdoses can be charged with felony homicide. Despite bipartisan support, Governor Ralph Northam vetoed the original bill. Since then, fatal drug overdoses have skyrocketed and now outnumber driver-related deaths and gun-related deaths combined. We are committed to getting this legislation across the finish line to get fentanyl and other illicit drugs off our streets and save lives.

Wiley’s Work in Richmond
It was a busy week in our office. We met with leaders from the Virginia Aviation Business Association, representatives from Blue Ridge Realtors, the Top of Virginia Building Association, the Virginia Forestry Community, and Middletown’s Mayor, Charles Harbaugh.

In committee, my bills, HB 1462 and HB2285. HB 1462 is another fight for our second amendment rights. It addresses the 30 Day wait period placed on individuals with new driver’s licenses. The reasoning behind this only hurts the law-abiding citizens of our district and Virginia! HB 2285 unanimously passed through the Agriculture, Chesapeake, and Natural Resources Committee to convey an easement through Shenandoah State Park.

See 2023 legislation that Delegate Wiley is Chief Patron 
See legislation that Delegate Wiley is Co-Patron on
See a list of House Committees Delegate Wiley serves on or Chairs
Other Commission and Committee Appointments in the General Assembly

You can also track any other legislation in the General Assembly here at www.lis.virginia.gov.

Delegate Bill Wiley, House District 29
delbwiley@house.Virginia.gov
1-804-698-1029

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Virginia SAR honors veteran at Vietnam Memorial

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November 1, 2020 all-day
2020-11-01T00:00:00-04:00
2020-11-02T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
205 E Main Street | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
540-636-7007

On January 22, 2023, the Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution participated in program to honor a veteran held at the Vietnam Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Dale Corey presenting David Chapman with a challenge coin from the Sons of the American Revolution with guardsmen Marc Robinson, Richard Tyler and Allan Phillips. (Photos courtesy of Evan Brown)

David Chapman of Moultrie, Georgia, is a veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He has become terminally ill, suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and requires an oxygen tank to assist in breathing. He received a lifelong dream trip to visit the war memorial in the nations capitol. This was provided by the Dream Foundation in partnership with the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, Georgia Chapter 25-5. The Dream Foundation serves terminally ill adults and their families by providing end-of-life Dreams to veterans, providing inspiration, comfort and closure.

Prince Taylor reading a proclamation of service to David Chapman.

Chapman was born and raised in Colorado, eventually settling in Moultrie where he has lived for 22 years. He was drafted into the United States Army, serving six and a half years until medically discharged with service including deployments to Korea as well as Vietnam. He has earned a bachelors degree in Psychology, a masters in Bible Studies and served as the chaplain at the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office. He is a strong supporter of veterans groups and dedicated his life to volunteering. He completed two marches to raise funds for homeless veterans and food rooms. Chapman assisted with “The Stand Down” event in Georgia, which was a collection of service organizations brought together by the Veterans Administration. These events provide food, clothing, housing solutions, employment, health screenings and other essential services to homeless and at-risk veterans.

David Chapman is an American patriot who served his community and country. As requested by President John F. Kennedy, he did what he could do for his country.

Left to right: Dale Corey, Marc Robinson, Richard Tyler, Allan Phillips and David Chapman.

The Colonel James Wood II Chapter combined with the Veterans Administration and the Dream Foundation to ensure Chapman’s dream came true. The chapter provided a color guard and presented him with a challenge coin as recognition for his service to his fellow citizens. Prince Taylor of the Veterans Administration read a Proclamation that honored his service to the country and pinned a Vietnam Veterans pin to his collar as a testament to that service.

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Grow your wealth: protect your finances from inflation

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November 1, 2020 all-day
2020-11-01T00:00:00-04:00
2020-11-02T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
205 E Main Street | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
540-636-7007

The cost of just about everything is on the rise. Here are a few ways to protect your finances from the effects of inflation.

• Examine your spending and make a budget. Shop strategically and cut costs in certain areas to counteract rising prices.

• Find ways to reduce your debt load. Pay off high-interest debt like credit cards, lines of credit, and personal loans.

• Diversify your investments. Stocks and mutual funds offer the best chance of beating inflation over the long term.

• Increase your active and passive income. Ask for a raise at work and find creative ways to bring in more money.

Finally, consider the big picture and don’t make drastic changes based on current inflation or changing market conditions.

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Health

True or false: human papillomavirus (HPV)

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November 1, 2020 all-day
2020-11-01T00:00:00-04:00
2020-11-02T00:00:00-05:00
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Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
205 E Main Street | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
540-636-7007

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection. Some strains can cause genital warts or cancer. These four true or false statements can help you learn more about this disease.

1. HPV is only transmitted through penetrative sex
False. HPV can be spread through skin-to-skin contact, such as intimate touching, oral sex, or sharing sex toys with an infected partner.

2. Treatment can cure HPV
False. There’s no cure for HPV. However, doctors can often treat warts and precancerous lesions caused by the infection.

3. A person can be infected with HPV without knowing it
True. HPV typically doesn’t cause symptoms, making it easy to transmit unknowingly. In most cases, the body’s immune system will get rid of the infection naturally within two years.

4. A diagnosis can be a sign of infidelity
False. Signs of infection, such as warts, can appear weeks, months, or even years after someone has been infected with the virus. It’s difficult to determine when or from whom the virus was transmitted, especially for people with multiple sexual partners.

Several vaccines can protect you against HPV. Talk to your healthcare provider about which ones are available to you.

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Why you should try Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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2020-11-01T00:00:00-04:00
2020-11-02T00:00:00-05:00
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Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
205 E Main Street | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
540-636-7007

Praised for its practicality and efficacy, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is simultaneously a sport, a self-defense system, and a fitness program. It’s an accessible sport that provides the benefits of staying in shape while improving your ability to react to an adversary if you find yourself in a dangerous situation.

Growing popularity
Unlike other disciplines that rely primarily on brute strength, Jiu-Jitsu relies on leverage and technique to subdue the opponent. This approach makes it accessible for men, women, and children. It’s no wonder this martial art continues to grow in popularity.

Total body workout
Jiu-Jitsu is a full-body workout. It improves overall health, fitness, flexibility, muscular endurance, and strength. It also helps burn fat to promote weight loss.

Numerous benefits
On top of being good for your physical health, Jiu-Jitsu has many other positive benefits, including:

• Improved confidence
• Elevated mood
• Increased energy
• Better concentration at work or school
• Healthier lifestyle
• Deeper sleep

What are you waiting for? Find a martial arts school that offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in your area.

 

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February Celebrity Birthdays!

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November 1, 2020 all-day
2020-11-01T00:00:00-04:00
2020-11-02T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
205 E Main Street | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
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Do you share a birthday with a celebrity?

Christie Brinkley, 70, model, Monroe, MI, 1953 (Rubenstein, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons)

 

1 – Big Boi, 48, rapper (Outkast), born Antwan Patton, Savannah, GA, 1975.

2 – Christie Brinkley, 70, model, Monroe, MI, 1953.

3 – Isla Fisher, 47, actress (Wedding Crashers), Muscat, Oman, 1976.

4 – Oscar De La Hoya, 50, former boxer, Los Angeles, CA, 1973.

5 – Roger Thomas Staubach, 81, Hall of Fame football player, Cincinnati, OH, 1942.

6 – Kathy Najimy, 66, actress (Hocus Pocus), San Diego, CA, 1957.

7 – Gay Talese, 91, author, Ocean City, NJ, 1932.

8 –  Dawn Olivieri, 42, actress (Yellowstone), Seminole, FL, 1981.

9 – Joe Pesci, 80, actor (My Cousin Vinny), Newark, NJ, 1943.

10 – Jim Cramer, 68, financial analyst, television personality (Mad Money), Wyndmoor, PA, 1955.

11 – Brandy, 44, singer, born Brandy Norwood, McComb, MS, 1979.

12 – Robert Griffin III, 33, football player, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, 1990.

13 – Kim Novak, 90, actress (Vertigo), born Marilyn Novak, Chicago, IL, 1933.

14 – Meg Tilly, 63, actress (The Big Chill), Long Beach, CA, 1960.

15 – Matt Groening, 69, cartoonist (The Simpsons), Portland, OR, 1954.

16 – The Weeknd, 33, singer, born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1990.

17 – James Nathaniel (Jim) Brown, 87, Hall of Fame football player, St. Simons Island, GA, 1936.

18 – J-Hope, 29, rapper, born Jung Ho-seok, Gwangju, South Korea, 1994.

19 – Benicio del Toro, 56, actor (The Usual Suspects), Santurce, Puerto Rico, 1967.

20 – Trevor Noah, 39, talk show host (The Daily Show), comedian, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1984.

21 – Jack Coleman, 65, actor (Heroes), Easton, PA, 1958.

22  – Vijay Singh, 60, golfer, Lautoka, Fiji, 1963.

23 – Naruhito, 63, Emperor of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 1960.

24 – Wilson Bethel, 39, actor (Hart of Dixie), Hillsborough, NH, 1984.

25 – Ric Flair, 74, former professional wrestler, born Richard Fliehr, Memphis, TN, 1949.

26 – Teresa Palmer, 37, actress (A Discovery of Witches), Adelaide, Australia, 1986.

27 – James Ager Worthy, 62, Hall of Fame basketball player, Gastonia, NC, 1961.

28 – Ali Larter, 47, actress (Final Destination), Cherry Hill, NJ, 1976.

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New Bluegrass and traditional music jam the first Saturday of each month starting Feb. 4th, from 1pm till 4pm. All levels of playing invited to attend.
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The Front Royal Chocolate Crawl is back for its 3rd year, and it is BIGGER than ever. With over 20 businesses on our list, you’re guaranteed to find something amazing (to purchase) and meet some[...]
6:30 pm Front Royal Wednesday Night Bingo @ Front Royal Volunteer Fire Deptartment
Front Royal Wednesday Night Bingo @ Front Royal Volunteer Fire Deptartment
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Front Royal Wednesday Night Bingo @ Front Royal Volunteer Fire Deptartment
Bingo to support the American Cancer Society mission, organized by Relay For Life of Front Royal. Every Wednesday evening Early Bird Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Regular Bingo from 7-9:30 p.m. Food and refreshments available More[...]
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Feb 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
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