Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Tappahannock Rotary Club Invites You to "Voices To The Heart" - February 20th, 2016

The Tappahannock Rotary Club and Host & Emcee Emerson Hughes welcomes you to join them in honoring ECHO – Essex County Homeless Organization, Essex County Little League, Ledwith Lewis Free Clinic (Tappahannock Regional Free Clinic), and RiverStars Youth Theater, February 20, 2016 at VOICES TO THE HEART; an enchanting evening at the Essex County Historic Courthouse, featuring regional vocalists, wine tasting, cheese and chocolate. Tickets are $40.00 each, and VIP SPONSORSHIPS ...are also available. Space is limited! Don't miss this special evening and don't miss an opportunity to join your local Rotarians as they continue to provide funding to organizations and individuals who make a difference in our community. For sponsorship and ticket information call: Joanne Ruffa at (804) 443-3737 or Michael Faulkner at (202) 360-3564. Local performing artists include: Janie Mitchel, Bekah Hughes, Leslie Park, Pastor Hyung IL Moon, Father Rodney Gordon, Andrew Magruder, Leslie Park, Kimberly Knight, Vivian Reinhardt, Colette Haynie, Kelsey Henry and others. You will not want to miss VOICES TO THE HEART – advanced ticket purchase required – so don't wait!
For more information contact: Joanne Ruffa - (804) 443-3737 or Michael Faulkner - (202) 360-3564. Also, mail ticket request directly to Tappahannock Rotary, P.O. Box 2672, Tappahannock, VA 22560 with payment.
You can also contact Mr. Ron Geiger (703) 725-1103 email: RRG@RRGeiger.com to pay by credit card.
Ticket & Sponsorship Information:
___$20.00 - FRIENDS OF THE ROTARY – Includes name in program—No ticket
___$50.00 – Soprano - Includes one ticket, name in the program.
___$75.00 – Mezzo-Soprano - Includes one ticket, VIP seating and name in program.
___$150.00 – Alto - Includes two tickets, VIP seating, names in program.
___$250.00 – Tenor – Includes four tickets, VIP seating, names in program & a select bottle of wine from the event tasting.
___$500.00 – Baritone - Includes 6 tickets, VIP seating, names in program & a bottle of each of the four wine selections.
If paying by check, please make it out to: The Tappahannock Rotary Club, and make a notation in the memo that reads: Voices to the Heart
Tappahannock Rotary Club is a designated 501(c)3 organization and your contribution is tax deductible according to the law.
Attire: Business Casual

Friday, January 22, 2016

Chief Jim Ashworth and Sheriff Stanley Clarke Welcomed as Newest TRC Members, at January 21st Meeting

TRC welcomes Stanley Clarke, Essex County's Sheriff, and Jim Ashworth, Tappahannock's Chief of Police, as our newest members. Stanley and Jim were inducted by Dr. John Gregory, at the January 21st meeting.

Roger Sethmann Guest Speaker January 21st TRC Meeting

"The Paradigm of Music" was the topic of guest speaker, Roger Sethmann, at the January 21st TRC meeting. Roger entertained us with vignettes of his journey as a professional musician including his work in organi, piano, and voice. Roger earned both his Bachelor's degree in Church Music and his Master of Music degree from the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music. He also attended the New York College of Music, NYC as well as Master Classes with Dr. Virgil Fox of the Riverside Church, NYC, Olivier Latry of the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, and Dr. Paul Callaway of the National Cathedral, Washington, DC. Roger's choral memberships include The Paul Hill Chorale, Washington, DC, and the Berkshire Choral Society with which he sang the Defiant Requiem. Roger is currently Organist and Director of Music at St. John's Episcopal Church, Tappahannock. Roger invited everyone to attend the Choral Concert at St. John's on Sunday, January 31st, 3 p.m. which will include two major works: Antonio Vivaldi's "Gloria", and Franz Schubert's "Mass in G".   Thank you, Roger, for all you do for the community!