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Town Tip Thursday: Sports Vision Camps

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TOWN TIP THURSDAY, a WHAT MATTERS Initiative. An interview with Jeremy Minick, co-founder and coach as he discusses what makes Sports Vision unique. Spread the word about this fantastic opportunity for children aged 4-18 in Warren County from July 11-15 and July 18-22, 2018. Camps include Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball and Multi-Sport (offering both co-ed and gender based camping opportunities complete with generous multi-sibling discounts).

The VISION of “Sports Vision” Camps:
We train athletes to truly “see” the game. Our goal is to equip players with the necessary skills and training they need to be able to:

Make Plays:
We help you learn how to identify weaknesses in your opponent, capitalize on mismatches, and make plays & decisions proven to win games.

Think Like A Coach
We help you understand your sport from the perspective of a coaching, giving you the knowledge “you wish you would have learned years ago.”

Inner Vision
We train athletes to see sports for more than just the Xs and Os. We help build your character and develop your leadership by focusing on:

Fundamentals
We focus on the fundamentals that drive performance and get results.

Virtue & Faith
We emphasize values and faith at every stage of athletic development, aiming to shape young men & women into leaders.

“My daughter Rachel attended the Sports Vision HS girls basketball camp, and my son Matt attended the HS boys basketball camp last year. Really outstanding camps, and the coaches were great. My kids learned a lot, not only bb skills, but also the mental side of the game. We also loved the different skills/drills stations, and how they kept track over the week of each player’s performance on the different stations. The 3-on-3 competitions were competitive, and the players were able to apply what they were learning in the drills. We also really appreciated the personal feedback the coaches provided to each player on strengths and weaknesses, including what the player needs to work on. Highly recommended. We will be attending again this year.” – (Parent) Ed Brake

Sibling Discount
Your discounts grow with each sibling you enter. Multiply $10 by the total number of siblings to see how much you save. Example: Jack, Jill, and Joey each attend the same/separate camps. $10 x 3 = $30 OFF each.

Multi-Camp Discount
Each additional camp a player attends earns an additional $10 OFF. Example: Jack attends camp #1 and camp #2. He will receive $10 OFF on camp #2.

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Blue Ridge Singers to present “Canticum Novum: Sing a New Song”

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WHAT MATTERS Warren – On Friday the 13th, Blue Ridge Singers will present “Canticum Novum: Sing a New Song” on Friday, December 13, at 7:30 p.m., at the Front Royal Presbyterian Church, and on Sunday, December 15, at 4:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church (205 W. Piccadilly St., Winchester). It will feature beloved carols and traditional melodies for the holiday season, and a 3-part work for choir and organ by Gerald Near, titled “Cum Novo Cantico.” Other composers include William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Johannes Brahms, Leo Sowerby, Eric Barnum, Philip Stopford, Will Todd, Stephen Paulus, Franz Gruber and William Dawson. Don’t miss this opportunity to get in the holiday spirit while being inspired by this talented group!

Check out their website for more details or if you would like to join them. They also have scholarships for student members.


A WHAT MATTERS INITIATIVE

Are you or your group in need of a free video that could be created to help market your cause or event? Beth’s WHAT MATTERS Warren videos post on Facebook and YouTube.

Learn more Beth’s nonprofit, WHAT MATTERS, a 501 (c) (3), at www.whatmattersw2.com – check out the “Community” section to request a TOWN TIP or WHAT MATTERS WARREN BETHvid or contact her at 540-671-6145 or beth@whatmattersw2.com.


About WHAT MATTERS:

WHAT MATTERS is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on local and global outreach to help spread the word, support and raise funds for causes that matter (primarily through Facebook). WHAT MATTERS has ZERO overhead as 100% of the expenses are funded by Beth’s real estate business thanks to her clients and supporters. Every cent raised goes to the cause she’s promoting and most are matched by Beth. If you’d like to get involved, or travel to Africa with her on a future trip to work with the children of Light up Life Foundations, please visit www.whatmattersw2.com.

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Sixth “Conversation of Hope” to be held on Tuesday, November 26

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The WHAT MATTERS community meeting space, “Open House: Meet in the Middle” (213 E. Main Street next to the Daily Grind) serves as a meeting place for community members seeking positivity in this time of controversy for our town and county. At 7pm, on the fourth Tuesday of each month, community leaders and citizens gather to engage in one hour of positive reflections and hope. During the first “Conversation of Hope” held at “Open House” in June, FR Police Chief Kahle Magalis shared a fitting quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”

Please join us on this fourth Tuesday, November 26, at 7pm at 213 E. Main Street – OPEN HOUSE, to share and witness more encouraging conversations.*

*Please note that these gatherings are ones of positivity, not negativity. Politics and current events will not be discussed—instead we will remind ourselves why we love our community and provide an opportunity to briefly join together those who care together in the spirit of hope…


About WHAT MATTERS:

WHAT MATTERS is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on local and global outreach to help spread the word, support and raise funds for causes that matter (primarily through Facebook). WHAT MATTERS has ZERO overhead as 100% of the expenses are funded by Beth Medved Waller’s real estate business thanks to her clients and supporters. Every cent raised goes to the cause she’s promoting and most are matched by Beth. If you’d like to get involved with her local or international nonprofit work, or travel to Africa with her on a future trip to work with the children of Light up Life Foundations, please visit www.whatmattersw2.com.

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Beth Medved Waller featured in the international best-selling compilation series, “Ignite Your Life”

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Local Realtor and Founder/Director of WHAT MATTERS, Beth Medved Waller, is heading to Europe today for the launching of her first published writing, “Ignite Your Life for Conscious Leaders,” an international best-selling compilation series that shares stories of 35 amazing people.

IT’S AVAILABLE FOR FREE AMAZON DOWNLOAD TODAY ONLY (NOVEMBER 8, 2019)! Click Here to order (please note: you do not need a Kindle to read the free digital version, simply add the book to your cart, purchase for $0 and click on “read now for the table of contents to find her chapter”) – paperback copies are also available for order. Beth’s chapter is entitled, “Running Away from the American Dream.”

ABOUT BETH’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE BOOK:

“I was honored to be invited to share my story and hope that it helps to prove that anyone can have a magical life if they follow their hearts and embrace their faith. My story is a brief recap of my life’s evolution over the past 5 years, about how WHAT MATTERS came to be, and the steps I follow for an active prayer meditation that I use as a tool to guide my life.

I spent over a decade on a stressful auto-pilot striving to be the ‘perfect mom, Realtor, volunteer and friend.’ Then, in the fall of 2014, I discovered YouTube. Through what I call my ‘Treadmill Transformation’ (listening to YouTube motivational videos and downloading inspirational Audible books while jogging), I now live my life 99% stress and worry-free on the auto-pilot direction of my heart. I’m doing more while working less, am happy, fulfilled and more accepting of my many imperfections. Every day, people ask me how I do what I do. My secret is that I’m not doing anything, I’m merely allowing work to be done through me while taking leaps of faith and being a conscious leader of my life.

I’m honored to be a part of this book series that reminds the world that EVERYONE has a story to share that can positively impact others. It’s a brilliant concept that encourages people with a message to make the time to put their thoughts into words. The remarkable process removes the stress, time and logistical constraints that publishing a solo book presents. Stay tuned for my book, “Overcoming Abundance” that expands the chapter I contributed to this series!”

ABOUT THE BOOK:

There are many ways to be a leader. This book focuses on rare people who not only lead, they purposefully and consciously ignite passion in others. But how do they do it?

In this book, you’ll find thirty-five unique stories of conscious leadership designed to IGNITE and inspire those on the planet working toward a better future for everyone through consciousness and leadership. It is written to touch the heart and fuel the soul.

Thirty-five authors have come together to share their ‘Ignite’ moments that propelled them forward into the arena of helping others, redefining norms, healing hearts and up-leveling the vibration of humankind. These stories exemplify consciousness, connection, mindfulness, spirituality, awakening, and transformation. With a forward by Sam Beard, advisor to eight US Presidents and co-founder of the Jefferson Awards (along with Jackie Kennedy), this book is sure to prove that anyone can be an impactful leader and everyone has a story to share that can inspire others.

Are you taking ownership of your own life story? Perhaps you’re lacking your own personal vision and it’s holding you back from stepping into the unknown. Many of us have grown up in a way that conditioned us to seek external guidance – from our family, from teachers and from employers which has lead to our reliance on the opinions of people with important titles and authority. We find ourselves succumbing to their way of being and losing our own voice, causing us to feel insecure about our individual opinions and ideas. Maybe you feel there is more for you – that within yourself, you can step into a leadership role in your own life, and in the lives of others. The first step is to have an awareness of what you want to achieve in life and give yourself the confidence to follow your heart as it leads you to your most fulfilling role in your personal life as well as in your community and world.

When you IGNITE change, you take ownership of your own life story! This book provides a toolkit of 35 steps/action items along with 35 stories of people who decided to Ignite their own lives and, in doing so, embrace their ability to ‘Ignite’ the lives of others.

ABOUT THE PUBLISHER:

JB Owen is a fearless female leader and highly successful Megapreneur. She is a world-class speaker, best-selling author and powerful, highly successful business owner. She has created award-winning products that span the globe and created initiatives that have inspired millions. JB’s refreshing views on business has shifted the paradigm of the old staunch-and-stale into the new fiercely-fun and fabulously-feminine. She is referred to as The Pink Billionaire as fusses bold business with feminine flare. She helps female entrepreneurs become fearless and fabulous while infusing fun and femininity into phenomenal success. She is famous for helping women transition from doing what they must, to doing what they love. One of her greatest sources of joy comes from supporting women in manifesting the lives they have always wanted and the happiness they deserve.

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“Frozen Jr.” is coming to the Skyline High School stage

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WHAT MATTERS Warren – “Frozen Jr.” is coming to the Skyline High School stage this weekend and next, courtesy of the talented St. John’s Drama Club! The community-based theatre production club is proud to present their 11th seasonal stage production of the timeless classic! “Frozen J.” was released this year for production, and the youth of St. John’s Drama are excited to be performing the delightful tale on stage for the first time ever in the Shenandoah Valley. Don’t miss your chance to witness the remarkable talent of this 57-member cast, supported by a 25+ member crew!

While the club is thankful to be based out of St. John’s Catholic Church, it is also open to all members of the community and is remarkably unique in many ways. The inclusive club does not charge a membership fee, and participants are not expected to pay to be a part of the dynamic group. They raise funds through fundraisers, ticket sales (tickets range from $5-10) and hard work in preparing costumes, sets, choreography and make-up on a volunteer basis.

Contact producer Johanna Naccash at naccash@hotmail.com for information about this performance, general information about the club and opportunities to participate in this worthy endeavor that encourages talent, teamwork and theatre production in the Shenandoah Valley! Check them out online at www.stjohnsdrama.org, or on Facebook.


A WHAT MATTERS INITIATIVE

Are you or your group in need of a free video that could be created to help market your cause or event? Beth’s WHAT MATTERS Warren videos post on Facebook and YouTube.

Learn more Beth’s nonprofit, WHAT MATTERS, a 501 (c) (3), at www.whatmattersw2.com – check out the “Community” section to request a TOWN TIP or WHAT MATTERS WARREN BETHvid or contact her at 540-671-6145 or beth@whatmattersw2.com.


About WHAT MATTERS:

WHAT MATTERS is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on local and global outreach to help spread the word, support and raise funds for causes that matter (primarily through Facebook). WHAT MATTERS has ZERO overhead as 100% of the expenses are funded by Beth’s real estate business thanks to her clients and supporters. Every cent raised goes to the cause she’s promoting and most are matched by Beth. If you’d like to get involved, or travel to Africa with her on a future trip to work with the children of Light up Life Foundations, please visit www.whatmattersw2.com.

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November recipient of the “TEACHERS MATTER” Award: Cindy Rutherford

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WHAT MATTERS Warren – Congratulations to Cindy Rutherford, 30+ year science teacher at Warren County Middle School, recipient of the November “TEACHERS MATTER” award. This new recognition is sponsored by the Rotary Club of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (AKA The Area ONE|ders) & WHAT MATTERS, as a way to shine a light on the amazing people of the Warren County Public School System. Award winners receive a $50 award, a video recognition and also one dozen Apple House donuts, courtesy of George McIntyre.

Cindy Rutherford had the most nominations by faculty, staff, parents and teachers, out of 90+ worthy nominations. She was shocked at the honor and shared, “I love teaching, and my passion has always been caring about the students that I teach. They don’t care what you know until they know that you care.”

Cindy Rutherford, TEACHERS MATTER Award Winner (WCMS SCIENCE)

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of the Northern Shenandoah Valley & WHAT MATTERS

Stay tuned for this monthly spotlight on a fantastic teacher and be sure to make time to show your appreciation to teachers and staff who dedicated their lives to positively impacting our future by shaping the lives of children in our community.


Rotary Club of the Northern Shenandoah Valley:

The Rotary Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley (aka ‘The Area ONE|ders’ is a Rotary club representing District 7570 Area One in Virginia. Members are residents or employees in Clarke County, Frederick County, Warren County, Front Royal and Winchester. Our meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 6pm in rotating locations in our communities (first Thursday = social gathering, third Thursday = assembly meeting).

The club is proud to be part of a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. (www.rotary.org)

For more information visit our Facebook page or send an inquiry to theareaoneders@gmail.com.


A WHAT MATTERS INITIATIVE

Are you or your group in need of a free video that could be created to help market your cause or event? Beth’s WHAT MATTERS Warren videos post on Facebook and YouTube.

Learn more Beth’s nonprofit, WHAT MATTERS, a 501 (c) (3), at www.whatmattersw2.com – check out the “Community” section to request a TOWN TIP or WHAT MATTERS WARREN BETHvid or contact her at 540-671-6145 or beth@whatmattersw2.com.


About WHAT MATTERS:

WHAT MATTERS is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on local and global outreach to help spread the word, support and raise funds for causes that matter (primarily through Facebook). WHAT MATTERS has ZERO overhead as 100% of the expenses are funded by Beth’s real estate business thanks to her clients and supporters. Every cent raised goes to the cause she’s promoting and most are matched by Beth. If you’d like to get involved, or travel to Africa with her on a future trip to work with the children of Light up Life Foundations, please visit www.whatmattersw2.com.

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Breakthrough pain relief technique now offered in Front Royal

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WHAT MATTERS Warren – The Alexander Technique is now being offered in downtown Front Royal every Tuesday! Debbie Romero is performing the technique that is named after its creator, Frederick Matthias Alexander. It’s a process designed to help you understand and retrain habitual patterns of movement and posture. You can learn to improve your performance no matter what you do. Back, neck, shoulder, hip, knee, or foot pain at any age may have its origin in, or be improved by, easily changed habits.

Own your own physical health! No expensive equipment is required, and the affordable sessions can be as little as one half hour. Once you understand your own movement better, you can feel better working, sitting at your desk, walking, working out, golfing, or doing chores. This technique can help athletes, mechanics, health workers, expectant mothers, and seniors. One-on-one teaching gives you personal control over your mobility. Subtle changes to your posture and movements can free you to move more easily. Learn to move with ease, and leave the pain behind. From demanding physical jobs to just getting out of bed, feel the difference with the Alexander Technique!

You can reach Debbie at 540-718-4083 or debbie@optimalposture.org. Feel free to ask her for references from many happy Warren County clients who have experienced great relief from the technique! She also provides on-site treatments at client’s workspaces to advise about better habits to help reduce pain. Debbie also makes a donation to the Front Royal Women’s Resource Center and WHAT MATTERS for every appointment. She performs the treatments at their office at 27 Cloud Street. Learn more at www.optimalposture.org!


A WHAT MATTERS INITIATIVE

Are you or your group in need of a free video that could be created to help market your cause or event? Beth’s WHAT MATTERS Warren videos post on Facebook and YouTube.

Learn more Beth’s nonprofit, WHAT MATTERS, a 501 (c) (3), at www.whatmattersw2.com – check out the “Community” section to request a TOWN TIP or WHAT MATTERS WARREN BETHvid or contact her at 540-671-6145 or beth@whatmattersw2.com.


About WHAT MATTERS:

WHAT MATTERS is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on local and global outreach to help spread the word, support and raise funds for causes that matter (primarily through Facebook). WHAT MATTERS has ZERO overhead as 100% of the expenses are funded by Beth’s real estate business thanks to her clients and supporters. Every cent raised goes to the cause she’s promoting and most are matched by Beth. If you’d like to get involved, or travel to Africa with her on a future trip to work with the children of Light up Life Foundations, please visit www.whatmattersw2.com.

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Dec
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6:00 pm Holiday Open House @ Ruby Yoga
Holiday Open House @ Ruby Yoga
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Holiday Open House @ Ruby Yoga
Ruby Yoga will host a Holiday Open House Friday, Dec. 13. Doors open at 6 p.m. with free gentle yoga starting at 6:20, followed by refreshments and door prize drawings.
7:30 pm Canticum Novum: Sing a New Song @ Front Royal Presbyterian Church
Canticum Novum: Sing a New Song @ Front Royal Presbyterian Church
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Canticum Novum: Sing a New Song @ Front Royal Presbyterian Church
The Blue Ridge Singers presents its 2019 Christmas concert titled “Canticum Novum:  Sing a New Song” featuring some of the finest Christmas choral music across the centuries at one of the most popular events in[...]
Dec
14
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11:00 am Celebrate George Washington @ Samuels Public Library
Celebrate George Washington @ Samuels Public Library
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Celebrate George Washington @ Samuels Public Library
December 14 is the 220th anniversary of George Washington’s death. Today we will learn more about this great leader of our country and celebrate his legacy. Refreshments will be served. For ages 7 to 18.[...]
11:00 am Saturday with Santa @ Warren County Community Center
Saturday with Santa @ Warren County Community Center
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Saturday with Santa @ Warren County Community Center
Bring the kids and your camera for yummy snacks, crafts, and a picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus! All are welcome!
1:00 pm “Clara, Little Mouse & the Golde... @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
“Clara, Little Mouse & the Golde... @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
"Clara, Little Mouse & the Golden Key" @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Join us for this original version of the timeless story ballet The Nutcracker Suite. Follow Clara and Little Mouse on a journey to find what the Golden Key unlocks… Christmas will never be the same[...]
Dec
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4:00 pm R-MA Hosts Community Christmas C... @ Randolph-Macon Academy | Boggs Chapel
R-MA Hosts Community Christmas C... @ Randolph-Macon Academy | Boggs Chapel
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
R-MA Hosts Community Christmas Concert @ Randolph-Macon Academy | Boggs Chapel
The local community is invited to join the Randolph-Macon Academy family for an afternoon of holiday spirit with the R-MA Band and Chorus! The annual R-MA Christmas Concert will be held on Sunday, December 15th,[...]
Dec
17
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4:30 pm Science Scouts and More @ Samuels Public Library
Science Scouts and More @ Samuels Public Library
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Science Scouts and More @ Samuels Public Library
Tuesday, December 3: Kids will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! After reading a Christmas story, we’ll discuss giving and how it affects us and the people around us.[...]
7:30 pm Christmas Concert @ Boggs Chapel on the R-MA Campus
Christmas Concert @ Boggs Chapel on the R-MA Campus
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Christmas Concert @ Boggs Chapel on the R-MA Campus
Christmas Concert | Presented by the American Legion Community Band Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 7:30 pm Boggs Chapel on the R-MA campus in Front Royal, VA
Dec
18
Wed
10:15 am Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
Dec 18 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
10:15 Toddler story time | 11:00 Preschool story time Wednesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 5: Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.[...]
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10:15 am Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
Dec 19 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
10:15 Toddler story time | 11:00 Preschool story time Wednesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 5: Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.[...]