NRCC offering handgun safety class this month, June 13-15
New River Community College will offer a handgun safety class on Tuesday, June 13, and Thursday, June 15.
Both class meetings will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at 206 Edwards Hall in Dublin. Range time will be offered on the Saturday following the class.
The cost of the course is $60.
The six-hour classroom portion of the course, instructed by Joey Williams, is required. However, range time is optional. The class is intended for individuals who are applying for a handgun permit through the courts, and will cover topics such as the nomenclature of revolvers and/or semi-automatic handguns and safety issues related to handgun ownership. Participants will also learn how to care for, maintain and store their handguns.
To register for this course, visithttp://bit.ly/handgunsafety 062017.
Washington Street Closure
Washington Street adjacent to the intersection with Duck Pond Drive will be reduced to one lane of traffic June 12-23. Flaggers will be in the area to direct traffic.
Council Appointed Boards and Committees
Town Council’s annual appointment and reappointment process is underway for various boards/commissions/committees. If you are interested in applying, please fill out the Statement of Interest application. Applications from town residents preferred. Application deadline is June 15, 2017.
The following boards/commissions/committees are seeking citizen volunteers for 2017 appointments: Board of Zoning Appeals (seeking two alternate members), Housing and Community Development Advisory Board (applicant must have development, construction or real estate background), Historic or Design Review Board (applicant must be property owner and resident of Historic District), Recreation Advisory Board (seeking two board members).
At the end of each fiscal year, Town Council considers citizen appointments to various boards, commissions, committees and task forces. Statements of interest applications are updated each May to include eligible membership opportunities. At that time interested citizens should complete the Statement of Interest application and forward it to the Town Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 90003, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9003 for consideration by Town Council.
BLANKET DAY, today
NRV Project Linus Blanket day will be this Saturday from 9-3 p.m. Meet at the Grove United Methodist Church in Radford, Va. Volunteers are needed to help with lunch items, specifically from the following list:
Veggie or fruit tray- 2-3 volunteers needed
Dessert Tray- 3-4 volunteers needed
If you are able to help, please contact Penny at PHS1010@aol.com. Thank you in advance to all of our volunteers.
NAACP events: June 17, June 25
Please join us for our annual Juneteenth Celebration: Saturday June 17 at Rosa L. Peters Playground, 300 Depot Street NE in Christiansburg at 11 a.m. There will be entertainment, games, and food for sale. Proceeds will benefit the Youth Council. All are welcome.
The June General Body meeting of the Montgomery County-Radford City-Floyd County NAACP will be held on Sunday, June 25th, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 500 Stuart St in Christiansburg. The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome. (Please note there will be no General Body meeting in July).
Vacation bible school, June 21
Freedom Fellowship Vacation Bible school will be June 21-23, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and June 24 11:30-2: p.m. There will be puppets, games, crafts, and snacks.
Medicare questions, June 13
Do you have Medicare questions? Do you need help understanding how all the parts fit together? Join us for a FREE informational session hosted by the Montgomery County Farm Bureau on June 13th at 3:30. Location: Montgomery County Farm Bureau, 1095 Peppers Ferry Road, Christiansburg, VA. RSVP to Pat Alcorta 540-382-8161.