Maury River Senior Center will offer “Don’t Be a Victim – Defend Yourself!”, a five-week course in the fundamentals of self-defense. Classes will be taught by Tiffany Lee. Lee has 20 years of martial arts experience, and is certified to teach Systema, a Russian martial art. Classes will meet on Thursdays from 4-5pm, beginning May 16 and concluding June 13.
The Mobile Information Station is a service of Valley Program for Aging Services to bring information about resources, and benefits to Rockbridge hometowns for residents aged 60 and older. VPAS Outreach Coordinator Debbie Branham, accompanied by Maury River Senior Center staff, will visit the following locations in November. MIS hours at all locations are 10am until 2pm; no appointment is needed.
The first evening activity designed for those 60 and older will begin at Maury River Senior Center this month. The Western Dance Party Series is a beginning class in Country and Western couples dancing. Absolutely no experience is necessary.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jennifer Egan will present the keynote address for Washington and Lee University’s 10th annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar on Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
A contract valued at $2.4 million was awarded to Fairfield-Echols LLC of Fishersville for the construction of the East Nelson Street (Route 60) bridge in the City of Lexington. The contract was awarded by Virginia Department of Transportation Commissioner Greg Whirley on Jan. 8.
The Annual Report for the Buena Vista-Lexington-Rockbridge Region of the Valley Program for Aging Services for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 is now online.
The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services has received numerous reports of fraudulent Medicare telephone calls.
Chris Masters has submitted some of the biggest names in pro wrestling to his Masterlock. Even nine-time WWE champion John Cena had to tap out to the fiercest full-nelson wrestling has seen since the days of Billy Jack Haynes.
Micro Championship Wrestling champion Meatball has a request for Top Rope Pro Wrestling fans. Pray for Short Sleeve Sampson.