CHEO and Warren County Food Programs
In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Fern Vazquez and Christy Goodwin about the CHEO Community garden and food programs in Warren County. Fern gives us an update on the two gardens that CHEO planted this season and the amount of food that was distributed. Christy Goodwin, who is also the President of the Ministerial Association in Warren County, discusses the meal programs and food support in our community. Read more at RoyalExaminer.com.
August 6, 2021 First Annual Warren County Volunteer Fair to be Held
The shower trailer will be available to the guests of our local Thermal Shelter during the winter. It will also be available in case of disaster and for emergency personnel. In the past we have borrowed shower trailers from other counties. We are finally filling a high demand need! Read more at RoyalExaminer.com
COMMUNITY VICTORY GARDENS (CHEO)
May 13, 2021 , Royal Examiner Video Interview with Fern Vazquez
In this Town Talk, we’ll have a conversation with Fern Vazquez about the second community “victory garden” at the Virginia Hill Church property in Rockland. Fern gives us an update on CHEO and introduces us to the team at the second community garden. Read More at RoyalExaminer.com
May 18, 2021 Northern Virginia Article
FRONT ROYAL – A volunteer group – Citizens Helping Each Other (CHEO) Front Royal – spent time last weekend planting a variety of produce in a community victory garden to donate to food banks.
Victory gardens have sprouted up during wartimes to feed troops and while the country is not at war, the effort has been dubbed as the Pandemic Victory Garden. The goal, according to CHEO’s Facebook page, is to “help our neighbors in need and promote unity in the community.” Read More at NVDaily.com
December 4, 2020 Town Talk Royal Examiner Interview with Larry Elloit
In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Larry Elliott from C-CAP. C-CAP’s primary mission is to provide “safety net” services for those in our community who need food, clothing, limited financial assistance, and help with finding other social services in Warren County. Read More at RoyalExaminer.com
March 31, 2019 Front Royal C-CAP celebrates 40 years
Since 1978, the Front Royal Congregational Community Action Project has served Warren County by providing food, clothing, and limited emergency financial assistance.
In 2018, the nonprofit organization celebrated 40 years assisting the community. C-CAP was started by a small group of people split between the Front Royal Presbyterian and Front Royal United Methodist churches. Read More at NVDaily.com
THE THERMAL SHOWER SHELTER TRAILERS
February 26, 2021 Rotary New with Jen Avery Royal Examiner
Samuels Library, C-CAP, and The Wednesday Group have partnered to host the First Annual Warren County Volunteer Fair. This free, all-ages event will connect people with local non-profits in need volunteers. The Warren County Volunteer Fair is also an opportunity to learn about the impact donated time can make in our community. Read the press release here