From the Friendly City Food Coop January Newsletter:
“In conjunction with the February Fest, we are announcing an Expressive Arts Contest. Poetry, video, photography, rap, songs, and related expressions may be submitted. Winners will be announced at the February Fest on February 20th. Both the runner-up and winning submission will be posted to our website. All submissions must relate to the interests of food co-ops. For further details, guidelines, and rules see the link at www.FriendlyCityFoodCoop.com. Send submissions to SamuelNickels@yahoo.com or call Sam at 540-476-4180.”
The cooperative downtown grocery store is hoping to sign up 100 new members in time for their 3rd Annual Feb Fest, to be held Friday, February 20th from 7 to 10pm at the Lucy Simms Center just outside of downtown. According to their newsletter, highlights of the festival will include a silent auction, local foods from farmers and producers in the Shenandoah Valley, and performances from Scott Murray, Alex Albrecht, and The Mountain Valley String Band. FC2 is looking for volunteers for the event – contact Adam Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 434.4074.