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EVENTS AND NEWS

2018

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Upcoming Events

 

Pranapiloga Feel Good Flow
Monday, August 13

Join Pranapiloga at Verdun Adventure Bound to enjoy an outdoor yoga class benefiting their amazing programs. Our Feel Good Flow will have you feeling good all over! Teacher: Rebecca Elsen. All levels. We will practice OUTSIDE; if inclement weather we will move inside. Wear sunscreen, comfortable layers & bring water. Restrooms available. Bring your mat. Limited class size so enroll now!

Nighthawks Concert
Sunday, August 26

The Nighthawks are an American blues and roots music band, based in Washington, D.C. As of 2018, The Nighthawks are Mark Wenner, Paul Bell, Johnny Castle, and Mark Stutso. Beer Hound Brewery will be pouring their craft beer during the concert. 

FCCC Color Run
Saturday, September 8

Proceeds from this event will benefit upcoming FCCC special events and scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. The 5K course winds through the scenic grounds, along wooded hiking trails, over bridges and around the ponds. The final stretch is up a gradual incline to the finish line. Runners, walkers, and “off road” strollers are welcome. Water will be provided throughout the course. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the race.

Bodies in Motion 5K and 10K Race and Fun Run
Sunday, September 16

The Blue Ridge Orthopaedic Foundation (BROF) is proud to present the 7th annual Bodies in Motion 5k & 10K. All proceeds from the race, benefit a number of non-profit organizations in the area through the efforts of the Blue Ridge Orthopaedic Foundation. BROF serves the greater Piedmont region charities specializing in providing medical relief, food, shelter and/or children’s services. Your valued support of the Bodies in Motion 5k & 10k provides critical support to ensure that these programs and efforts that we’ve started will continue helping those most in need in Fauquier, Culpeper and Prince William counties. To date, BROF has donated $160,000 to more than two-dozen local organizations just from proceeds from the previous Bodies in Motion 5k & 10k races.
8:00 AM @ The WARF

800 Waterloo Road, Warrenton, VA 20186

 

CAYA 5K Run for Your Life
Saturday, September 22

COME AS YOU ARE, a substance abuse prevention nonprofit organization, will host a “RUN FOR YOUR LIFE” 5K on Saturday September 22, 2018. This event will help us raise awareness and educate the community on the dangers of substance abuse. Proceeds will also assist us in supporting prevention programs and reduce the stigma of addiction in our community.

Follow the SASQUATCH through the woods to the finish line. Following the race will be music at the amphitheatre, food and awards. Proceeds will assist the "Come As You Are" (CAYA) Coalition in supporting prevention programs and reduce the stigma of addiction in our community. 

 

NEWS

 

THE GROUNDWORK PROJECT

 

 

What is it?

The Groundwork project is a leadership development and career readiness program. The Program runs for eight weeks, taking place one day per week for six hours. Weekly session topics are Team Building; Initiative & Self Starting; Communication; Collaboration; Relationships; Conflict Resolution & Problem Solving; Resiliency; CPR,First Aid, and Personal Safety Training. The Groundwork Project is a joint venture between Verdun Adventure Bound and Rappahannock Goodwill Industries.

As The Groundwork Project, we seek to strengthen eack individual's mind and body, providing practical skill building that leads to sustainable employment; therefore,strenthening our community as a whole.

Who is Eligible?

The Groundwork Project is open to any person age 16 to 24, who has a life circumstance present making is difficult to find employment. Eack participant in The Groundwork Project will need to be able to work independently and is able to complete all activities of daily living skills. 

How do I Apply?

To apply for The Groundwork Project, you must be recommended by an adult, other than a family member.

Questions About Applying?

Contact Sara Drebes: Sara.Drebes@FredGoodwill.org

Phone: 540.604.6241 

The groundwork Project is made possible by generous funding from the Ohrstrom Foudation.