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Well Water Clinic

Registration is open for Virginia Cooperative Extension’s (VCE) Well Water Clinics in Gloucester, Middlesex and Mathews counties! The cost is $60, but VCE has limited scholarship funds for those unable to afford the testing fee. The dates, times, and locations for the available kickoff meetings (where participants will receive the testing kits, instructions, and some basic education on well water maintenance) will be:

– May 6th at 10:00 AM at Gloucester Extension Office – 7400 Carriage Court, Gloucester
– May 6th at 7:00 PM at Cooks Corner – 2893 Gen. Puller Hwy, Saluda
– May 7th at 10:00 AM at Mathews Extension Office – 10494 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews
– May 7th at 7:00 PM at Gloucester Extension Office – 7400 Carriage Court, Gloucester

The sample drop off day will be the morning of May 8th at the Extension office in Gloucester (no later than 9:00 AM), the Extension office in Mathews (no later than 9:30 AM), or the Extension office in Middlesex (no later than 10:00 AM, 44 Oakes Landing, Saluda).

The interpretation meeting, where participants will receive their confidential results back (which can also be mailed or picked up at an Extension office at another time if unable to make one of the meetings below) will be:

– June 10th at 10:00 AM at Gloucester Extension Office – 7400 Carriage Court, Gloucester
– June 10th at 7:00 PM at Cooks Corner – 2893 Gen. Puller Hwy, Saluda
– June 11th at 10:00 AM at Mathews Extension Office – 10494 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews
– June 11th at 7:00 PM at Gloucester Extension Office – 7400 Carriage Court, Gloucester

If you would like to register for a well water clinic, feel free to email Glenn Sturm at gjsturm@vt.edu or call the Gloucester Extension office at 804-693-2602


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Banger in the Hangar II Album Release Party – The Ballast Band

The Gloucester Emergency Shelter Team (GUEST) and The Ballast Band invite you to join in celebration of the band’s second studio release – SEVENTH CITY – at the beautiful waterfront setting of “Channelside” on the North River in Mathews County (305 Marina Rd, North, VA 23128)

This musical event — Banger in the Hangar II — will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the GUEST program that is a coalition of religious and community organizations that provide overnight hypothermic shelter to the homeless of Virginia’s Middle Peninsula.

Tickets are $10. Kids 14 and under are free.

Food, soft drinks, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Seventh City CDs, digital downloads, and album t-shirts will be available for purchase.

Visit “The Ballast Band” on Facebook, or their eventbrite site for further information and updates about this event!
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