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Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center announces a Volunteer Interest Evening and Open House

The Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center is pleased to announce a special Volunteer Interest Night and Open House at the Museum on February 23. Beginning at 6:30 pm, the evening will feature a tour of FAMCC's Catherine W. Jones Center conducted by Volunteer Coordinator and Education Assistant, Janelle Kennedy. Following the tour, Ms. Kennedy will be joined by current Museum Volunteers who will share their insights and experiences of the volunteer opportunities the Museum offers. The evening is FREE OF CHARGE and no pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact Ms. Kennedy at 540-371-3037, ext 142, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Museum uses volunteers in a variety of capacities including; Museum Store staff, front line assistants, gallery assistants, tour leaders, special event staff, graphic design, photography, administrative duties, education assistants, researchers, and much more. The Museum accepts volunteers aged 14 and up and provides documentation of volunteer hours for service project requirements.

Last year, volunteers contributed almost 3,000 hours of their time to the Museum allowing for expanded programming opportunities due to a more efficient use of staff time and funds. Museum volunteers are provided all resources needed to ensure a positive and successful volunteer experience including free training.

For more information on this event, or for additional programming information, please either contact the Museum at 540-371-3037 ex 142 or visit us at www.famcc.org. The mission of the Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center is to collect, interpret and present the history of the Fredericksburg region and community.

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Trains, Planes and Automobiles Kids' Race Series

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From a small beginning, Cathy Weise of the Ron Rosner YMCA has developed an ambitious three-race series for kids for this summer, with the help of The Great Train Race, Shannon Airport, Dominion Raceway & Entertainment, the Fredericksburg Area Service League and Race Timing Unlimited.

Great Train Race Director Jennifer Taylor was one of the first on board.

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