FIRST PLACE GRAND
First Place Grand Prize at the Middleburg Greens Show held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church went to Marlene Baldwin for her design being admired by Melanie Blunt, president of the Middleburg Garden Club.
BLUNT FAMILY'S FARM PRESERVATION HELPS COMMUNITY KEEP SCENIC VISTAS, HISTORY AND MORE
The Land Trust of Virginia has signed a conservation agreement on 98.01 acres in Fauquier County from Melanie and Matt Blunt family. Both believe in historic preservation and preserving the natural beauty of our part of Virginia. The easement that LTV helped create will achieve both goals. More at www.landtrustva.org.
FREE ROOF FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Mia Fleming, a Leesburg piano teacher, was selected by DryHome Roofing and Siding as the recipient of a new roof through its 18th annual Free Roof for the Holidays program after a friend nominated her.
Fleming suffers from numerous health issues, is legally blind and struggles to earn enough to maintain her aging home but still helps others experience the joy of music.
IN and OUT for 2020
Almond butter - Peanut butter
Tommy Lee Jones - Tommy Lee Jones
A.J. Panebianco - Andy Taylor
Wheaten terriers - Dandie Dinmont terriers
Middleburg Christmas parade - Macy’s parade
Common Grounds - Starbucks
Hard cider - Applejack
Middleburg film fest - Cannes film festival
Washington, VA - Washington,D.C.
Ravens - Redskins
Pickleball - Ping Pong
Food trucks - Dump trucks
Nationals - Anthony Rendon
Classic Blue - Orange
Colorado Orange Apple-Honey Crisp Apples
Ilana Glazer - Joan Rivers
AI - AI
Fresh - Dried
Siri - 411
Jeff Blue - Mick Blue
Oysters - Octopus
Mint - Lemon
Buchanan Hall - DAR Constitution Hall
Second Chapter Books - Big Box Bookstore
Elsa - Cruella de Vil
Action - Reaction
Goals - Resolutions
Truffles - Kale
Plastic toys - Wood toys
Netflix - Movie theaters
Paper - Plastic
Lilla Ohrstrom, MA. ATR-P, is busy at her Youngblood Art Studio in The Plains. Offering handmade ornaments, cards, mugs, fox tiles, jewelry, fine art sculptures, woodcut prints, iron work and mixed media painting for display and gift giving. Lilla is an international artist specializing in bronze and ceramic mixed media sculpture and art therapy. Supporting YAS enables it to remain a center for healing through art. www.youngbloodartstudio.com.
Tommy Lee Jones, the long time and much admired manager of the Upperville Colt and Horse Show, will be in charge of Operations Oversight for the 2020 event June 1-7. "We could not do this without him," said Emily Day, director of the show.
RT. 17 SPEEDING LEGISLATION TO BE INTRODUCED
Delegate Mike Webert tells the Fauquier Chamber about Route 17 Speeding Legislation. Video from Fauquier Channel One.
27TH HOLIDAY BALL
Olivia Rogers, executive director of the Middleburg Community Center, with Josh Rogers at the 27th edition of the Holiday Ball.