Aging together is a collaborative partnership of business leaders and citizens who care about senior citizens and caregivers in Rappahannock County. We conduct community education and seek to fill gaps in service for older adults. Join our team meetings: 4th Thursdays at 2:30 at the Rappahannock Library.
1835 Industry Dr., Culpeper VA 22701
Businesses of Rappahannock is a community organization of business owners who live and work in Rappahannock County. Our goal is to promote all local businesses, including tourist based and local services, to ensure that Rappahannock County remains a viable place to live, work and play for all of our members and their clientele.
3 Library Rd, Washington VA 22747
379 Gay Street Washington, VA 22747
Foothills Forum is tackling the need for more fact-based, in-depth coverage of the issues we care about in Rappahannock County. We’re a nonprofit, independent group promoting community engagement, research and solutions. We invite every voice to the table.
311 Gay St., #2H, Washington, VA 22747
The Headwaters Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster educational excellence in Rappahannock County, Virginia. Headwaters provides supplemental funding to enrich the lives of youth in the county, primarily those attending Rappahannock County Public Schools.
Headwaters currently operates six core programs for the benefit of children, families, and school staff: the After-School Enrichment Program, College & Career Access Program, Educational Enrichment Grant Program, READ Program, Starfish Mentoring Program, and Summer Chorus Program.
P.O. Box 368
Washington, VA 22747
567 Mount Salem Avenue, Washington VA 22747
Living Sky Foundation is a diverse, community organization in support of the living arts. Its goal is to promote healthier living and better lives by illustrating a joyous, simpler existence through personal transformation, social change, peaceful resolution, and ecological stewardship.
A focus on self-expression,
regenerative arts, mindfulness and positive values are emphasized through
creative and cultural enrichment programs and curriculum development designed
to serve the planet and fuel communities with knowledge and simple tools that
assist in efforts to awaken the spirit, restore balance in nature, preserve our
natural landscape, and promote responsibility for ideal citizenship and support
continuous learning and youth leadership.
Please visit Livingky.org for more
information or visit our project pages on Facebook including Sperryville ARTist
Cooperative and Roaming Red Tent Sisterhood.
A Showcase of the Heart with Soul ~
Sperryville ARTist Cooperative features fine artists and craftsmen who
celebrate the natural beauty and farmland heritage of the Virginia’s Piedmont
Region. Supporting both traditional and
non-traditional artists, this inviting, yet rustic gallery exhibits an enticing
collection of paintings, mixed media, photography, three-dimensional work and
art of social commentary. In addition to
an exciting collection of fine art, handcrafts, and custom designed jewelry;
the gallery shop includes educational tools, art supplies, fair trade, hemp
products, folk art and cultural gift items for all ages.
Studio is open limited weekend and
holiday hours. Private viewings by appointment are encouraged.
P.O. Box 122
Washington, VA 22747-0122
3 River Ln, Sperryville, VA 22740
Working to establish itself in the coming year as a “village” organization dedicated to helping the county’s seniors stay in their homes as they age (a model established by more than 193 “village” organizations around the country with the same mission), Rapp at Home seeks volunteers and others interested in the mission. Contact planning coordinator Mary Katherine Ishee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
567 Mt. Salem Ave., Suite 2, Washington VA 22747
RAWL rescues homeless dogs and helps pets find and stay in loving homes. RAWL’s shelter at 164 Weaver Road, Amissville, also offers spay and neuter programs and rabies clinics. Contact manager Patti Want (email@example.com) at 540-937-3336 or 540-937-3283, or visit rawldogs.org.
164 Weaver Road, Amissville VA 20106
Our mission is to provide financial and supportive services in a confidential and compassionate manner to residents of Rappahannock County in times of crisis.
370 Gay Street, Washington, VA 22747
LifeLong Learning and Workforce Training Classes and Programs. Now located at the Sperryville Schoolhouse.
12018 Lee Highway, Sperryville VA 22740
Rappahannock County has the traditional County Board of Supervisors form of government. The County has five voting districts that are decennially revised based upon population: Hampton, Jackson, Piedmont, Stonewall-Hawthorne, and Wakefield. One supervisor is elected from each district. The Board of Supervisors is elected to serve four-year terms and is basically responsible for the legislative, administrative, and financial aspects of County government. The Board holds regular meetings at 2:00 PM for General Business and 7:00 PM for Public Hearings once a month at the County Courthouse located in the Town of Washington, and such other meetings as the pace of business may dictate.
Rappahannock County has a County Administrator, Garrey W. Curry, Jr. The Rappahannock County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals are administrative agents for the County and the Circuit Court, respectively. They direct the administration of the Zoning, Subdivision and Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinances. The County Planning Commission consists of seven members, one of whom is a member of the Board of Supervisors, another of whom is a representative of the Board of Zoning Appeals and the remaining five who are appointed to four-year terms of office by the Board of Supervisors by voting district. The Board of Zoning Appeals consists of five members all appointed at large by the Circuit Court for five-year terms of office.
Mailing address is P.O. Box 519, Washington, VA 22747
3 Library Road, Washington, VA 22747
The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee works toward a government at federal, state and local levels which fairly represent the interests of the persons within Rappahannock County, whether rich or poor; supports and fosters public institutions, including the public schools, that improve the quality of life in the County; responds sensibly to the needs of the unfortunate among us; and encourages the participation of all Democrats, as well as all those who share the Democratic perspective, in the political process.
General meetings are held on second Saturday of each month, from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Washington Town Hall in Washington, VA. All meetings are open to the general public. For more information, go to www.rappdems.org or call Chair Ross O'Donoghue at 540-987-8019.
The Pantry, at 603 Mt. Salem Ave. in Washington, is a volunteer nonprofit organization that assists all Rappahannock residents who need food. Its Plant a Row Program also encourages Rappahannock gardeners to plant a little extra for the Pantry. Call the Food Pantry at 540-675-1177 or visit rappahannockpantry.org for more information, to donate or volunteer.
Open Monday-Thursday at the Scrabble School, serving a hot lunch at noon and open to all county seniors aged 60 and up, with daily activities and trips. Contact manager Darcy Canton at 540-987-3638.
RappCats is a nonprofit organization that helps stray, abused, abandoned and unwanted cats in the county, and operates a new shelter in Flint Hill. For more information or to adopt, contact RappCats at 540-987-8099 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provides voluntary services throughout the community. The club meets at the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Thursdays. Contact president Yogi Bear at email@example.com or membership chair Larry “Bud” Meyer at 540-675-3629.
Serendipity Equine partners rescued and rehabilitated horses with individuals of all abilities and levels for educational and equine-assisted programs such as riding academy lessons (tiny tots, juniors, and adults), mounted archery, cart driving, horsemanship, barn excursions, and therapeutic riding sessions taught by a dual PATH and EAGALA certified therapeutic instructor. Serendipity's goal is to provide these programs to the community at large regardless of social or economic standing while creating an inclusive community equestrian center where integration, not segregation, of individuals at-risk or those with disabilities, is the rule. Additionally, we offer equine-assisted programs, free of charge for veterans, first-responders, and youth-at-risk. We are a 501(c)(3) organization located in beautiful Amissville, VA.
162 Rollins Road, Amissville, VA 20106