Gloucester Resource Council


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Upcoming Parks, Recreation and Tourism Activities

FALL GYMNASTICS

Parks, Recreation & Tourism Fall Gymnastics registration begins on Monday, August 16 at 8:00 am for residents and on Wednesday, August 18 at 8:00 am for non-residents. Classes for ages 3 through 18 begin the week of September 7th at Botetourt and Abingdon Elementary schools. Please visit www.gloucesterva.info/civicrec for complete details and class schedule.


BEST YEARS TRIPS ARE BACK

Parks, Recreation & Tourism is once again sponsoring Best Years Trips for ages 55 and over. Join them in their 14 passenger bus as they enjoy day trips. In September they will visit the Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern for a Farmer’s Market and Living History day in Heathsville. They will leave at 8:00 am and return at 2:30 pm. Lunch on your own at the Tavern. The fee is $22 and the deadline is September 11. On Wednesday, October 13 they will visit the Riverside Theater for Performing Arts in Fredericksburg to see Steve Martin’s “BRIGHT STAR”. They leave at 8:00 am and return at 5:30 pm. Lunch is included. The fee is $95 and the deadline is September 13. In November they will visit the Little Theater of Virginia Beach to see Hello Dolly, tickets are not on sale yet, so the details are TBA.


ADULT ATHLETICS LEAGUES

Parks, Recreation & Tourism is sponsoring Softball, Basketball, Kickball and Dodgeball for adults this fall. Co-rec Softball, Sundays, 9 am to dark, September 19-October 24, fee is $525 and deadline is September 5. Basketball for 18 and over, regulation rules, Mondays thru Thursdays, beginning at 6:30 pm, September 30-November 18, fee is $615 per team, deadline is September 12. Basketball for ages 35 and over, Monday thru Thursdays, beginning at 6:30 pm, September 20-November 18, fee is $510 per team, deadline is September 10, Co-rec Kickball League for ages 16 and older, Saturday evenings, September 18-October 23, fee is $325 per team deadline is September 5. Co-rec Dodgeball League, Wednesday evenings or Sunday afternoon, October 24-November 28, fee is $150, deadline is October 10. Get your teams together and register now.


For more information on these and other activities call PRT at 804-693-2355, email prt@gloucesterva.info or stop by our office 6382 Main Street. For online registration visit https://gloucesterva.info/civicrec.


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Replayed Post on Money, Health, and Other Things! Predatory Lending – Part IV

With the moratoriums on evictions* and foreclosures expiring this month, predatory lending practices will sadly likely be more prevalent this summer. Given that, we’ve decided to take a pause on our retirement series and revisit our predatory lending series. This week we’ll return to our discussion on predatory lending and discuss refund anticipation loans and checks.

*Certain renters in high-transmission areas may still be protected from eviction until October 3rd – review this CDC document for more information!