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If you knew nothing about Ward and Judy LeHardy, and heard that the 80- and 77-year-old husband and wife were setting out to circle the world in less than 80 days, you might be a tad skeptical. But anyone who knows the former Fredericksburg couple’s history—five years around the world in a 39-foot sailboat while chronicling the trip in 60 stories for this newspaper—would know better than to bet against them.
I recently caught up with the LeHardys, who now live near Kilmarnock in the Northern Neck, to hear about this latest ambitious trip around the globe. Ward LeHardy, a West Point grad who retired from the Army as a brigadier general after 32 years, said this trip won’t be like the last one. That adventure took place aboard a sailboat and wrapped up in August of 1996... [Read more]...
|Bay School To Hold Fine Arts Auction |
27 September 2014
2/9/2014 - Mary Ann Carr
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The Bay School Community Arts Center’s 16 th Annual Fine Arts Auction on September 27
The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews will hold the 16th Annual Fine Art’s Auction at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 27 at Riverlawn, the 140-year old home of Joe & Carter Reid.
Historic Riverlawn, Mathews County
Located on the East River in Mathews, the historic home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The antiquity of the home reflects this year’s auction theme, An Evening With The Masters, honoring the great artists of the past. Table centerpieces, designed by local artists in the style of their favorite master, will be a special attraction in the Silent Auction.
Riverlawn Owners Joe and Carter Reid
The festivities will include elegant hors d’oeuvres and a de.. [Read more]...
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Northern Neck Bay Tones - Kilmarnock - The Northern Neck Bay Tones Barbershop Chorus meets at 7:30 PM at St...
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Grief Support Group - Callao - The Henderson United Methodist Church is offering a Grief Support Group for those who have lost loved ones,..
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American Legion Post 117 - Reedville - American Legion Post 117 will meet at 7:00 PM at the post home,..
Nurturing Parenting Program - Warsaw - A "Nurturing Parenting Program" will be held 6:00 to 8:30 PM at the Warsaw Counseling Center ,..
Airport Club of Hummel Field - Topping - The Airport Club of Hummel Field meets at 6:00 PM for a dinner meeting at The Pilot House at Topping...
White Stone Town Council - White Stone Town Council will meet at 7:00 PM at the town office,..
Veterans Claims Representative Available - Warsaw - The Veterans Claims Representative will be at the Virginia Employment Office ,..
Bills Beaks and Hooves Club - Heathsville - The Bills, Beaks, and Hooves 4-H Club will meet at the Transportation Building at Rice's Hotel/Hughlett's Tave..
Free Legal Service - Heathsville - John Rellick, Managing Attorney from Rappahannock Legal Services will be at the First Baptist Church,..
Rappatomac Writers Critique Group - Lively - The Rappatomac Writers Critique Group will meet 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at The Oaks,..
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