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Discover Fauquier May 2019
Your Business
in Action
~ Sarah Smarrelli
Fauquier NAACP Celebrates
64th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet
Focused on the theme "Where Do We Go From
Here," the Fauquier County NAACP celebrates
their 64th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on
May 17 at 7:00 p.m. Held at Fauquier
Springs Country Club (9236 Tournament Drive,
Warrenton), this event will feature keynote speaker
Reverend Kevin Chandler, president of the Virginia
State NAACP Conference. Tickets are still available at
$50 per adult, and $25 for children. For more information or to purchase
tickets, call Darlene Kelly at
(540) 303-1290.
Celebrate Life at Fauquier Relay
Join the fight against cancer at the 2019 Relay
for Life on
June 1 beginning at 4:00 p.m. at
Fauquier High School. This signature event raises
money for the American Cancer Society while
celebrating cancer survivors and honoring those
who lost their battle with the disease. Featuring
team competitions, music, entertainment, and a
full night of fun, this is an event you don't want
to miss. For more information or to sign up to
participate, visit
Hospital Bistro Now Offers Frozen Yogurt
Now you have one more reason to visit the Bistro on the Hill at Fauquier
Hospital--frozen yogurt! The cafeteria-style
eatery recently installed a frozen yogurt
machine featuring a variety of flavors and
toppings. The Bistro also serves a wide array
of menu items with daily specials, including
Mongolian stir-fry, meat loaf, baked salmon,
and gourmet pizza. On the lighter side, the
Bistro has an extensive salad and soup bar.
The Bistro is open Monday­Friday from 7:00
a.m.­ 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, Sunday, and
holidays from 7:00 a.m.­2:00 p.m. Guests
55 and older may visit the Bistro on Tuesday
and Thursday from 4:30­6:00 p.m. for
special pricing and enjoy a complete meal
for $5.47. For more information, visit
bistro-on-the-hill or call (540) 316-4402.
Gloria's Hosts Full Schedule of Music on Main Street
Old Town Warrenton's newest music venue,
The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance,
has a full schedule of concerts scheduled
each month. A few of the upcoming shows
include The Bill Harris Quartet on May 4,
Hiroya Tsukamoto on May 11, Davis Jacobs-
Strain & Bob Beach on May 17, and Carly
Harvey on May 18. For more information, visit
Blue Ridge Seafood Supports
Colon Cancer Awareness Month
To help support the Colorectal Cancer
Alliance (CCA) and honor a local
family's loved one who lost his battle
with colon cancer, Blue Ridge Seafood
held a fundraising event in late March,
featuring special menu offerings with a percentage
of sales being donated. In addition, the
restaurant organized raffle prize drawings to
generate more donations. A total of
was raised
to support the efforts of the Lloyd
Family and Team Andrew as they prepared
for the CCA's 5k fundraising event. For more
information about the event, visit
www., or to
make a donation, visit
Proud Owner of Prize-
Winning Schnauzer
Congratulations to Georgia
Sabean and Jean Gillen, the
proud owners of Asgard Adriana,
a purebred that received an award
of merit at the Schnauzer Club of
America National Specialty Show in
St. Louis, MO.
Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund Created
In honor of his wife, Ken Rietz provided initial funding for the Ursula
Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund (ULARF), to be administered by the
Community Foundation for
Loudoun and Northern Fauquier
Counties. Ms. Landsrath was the
founder of the Animal Rescue
Fund of Virginia (ARF) nearly 10
years ago and distributed more
than $1 million to Virginia-based
animal rescue organizations.
The new ULARF will operate
the same way the ARF did
under Ursula's leadership--
grant applications are accepted
from Virginia-based 501(c)(3)
animal rescue organizations and
funds are distributed in the fall
of each year. Donations to the
ULARF may be mailed to the
Community Foundation at PO
Box 402, Middleburg, VA 20118,
or visit Information about
grant applications is available at
Ken Rietz & Ursula Landsrath