All Ford’s Colony residents who are properly registered, will be eligible to vote in this Primary election – since Virginia is an open primary state.
You must register, or complete any necessary changes by August 1st in order to vote in the primary. To confirm your registration status, go to: www.jccegov.com/voter, and clicking the “Where do I vote” link. The James City Registrar asks anyone without internet access or who cannot verify their information online, to call 757-258-6868.
The Ford’s Colony Killer Whales Swim Team will hold its 1st home meet on Monday, June 27th from 4:00pm-10:00pm at the Westbury Park pool.
In partnership with the Virginia Peninsula Swim Union toward the goal of providing meals to families in the Williamsburg area, we will be collecting non-perishable goods and other items to benefit FISH from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Westbury Park pool.
Suggested Donations Include: Canned meats, fish and protein
Fruits and Vegetables
100% fruit juice
Pasta and sauce
Kitchen and bathroom cleaner
No glass containers, perishable items or home-canned food, please.
Thank you for helping us to make a difference and build a better community!
The Ford’s Colony Killer Whales Swim Team will have a car wash this Saturday from 9 am to Noon at the Westbury Pool Parking lot to benefit the team. Swimmers will wash cars for $5.00 and SUV/Trucks for $8.00. Please bring your vehicles and help the Killer Whales!
The deadline to turn in your R.S.V.P. for the 4th of JulyCelebration has been extended to Friday, June 24th. Please submit along with $1/per person (cash only, please) for pizza to the John Pott Guardhouse.
The celebration begins on Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 9:30am. If you have any questions, please email Suzie Yeats (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Aging in Place Interest Group, with the Center for Excellence in Aging and Geriatric Health, is co-sponsoring a Colonial Heritage Community Foundation Series on May 12, 2011 at the Colonial Heritage Club, 6500 Arthur Hills Drive, Williamsburg from 2 to 4 P.M. This series, entitled “Brain Function and Dysfunction Across the Lifespan: Living an Optimal Life – Regardless” presents new information about the brain, featuring Scott Sautter, Ph.D., FACPN, who is a leading neuropsychologist from this area. The program is free and open to the public. See www.chcfonline.org for more information.
Ford’s Colony Garden Club is hosting its Hidden Treasures Garden Tour this Saturday, May 14. Proceeds from the tour (after expenses) fund scholarships to Nature Camp for local youth.
The advanced-ticket price to visit all eight gardens is $8—that’s a mere $1 a garden. You will be treating yourself to a fun-filled spring day! It is a great way to pick up some gardening pointers and get ideas.
For advanced-price tickets, write a check to Ford’s Colony Garden Club for $8 per ticket. Note on the check that it is for Garden Tour Tickets and drop it off at John Pott guardhouse. On Saturday, pick up your pre-paid ticket, a tour map and descriptions of each featured garden between 9am-2pm at Swim & Tennis Club.
Advanced-sale tickets may also be purchased at Wednesday’s Garden Club meeting between 9 and 11am.
Day of tour ticket purchases at Swim & Tennis Club are $10 per ticket.
Please note: Saturday’s ticket purchase and pick-up times have been extended to 9am-2 pm.
The Garden Club also has raffle tickets ($3 each or 2/$5) for five themed garden baskets filled to overflowing with a delightful array of garden-related accessories and surprises.
1. Williamsburg Blue & White
2. Mother & Daughter in the Garden
3. Romantic Wine in the Garden
4. Red Cardinal Basket
5. Gardening for the Birds
Raffle basket tickets are on sale Saturday at Swim & Tennis Club or at 117 Killington, the third home on the tour where the baskets will be on display. You can specify your basket preference. The drawing will be held Saturday, and you do not need to be present to win.
We hope you can join us for this fun event and support the Nature Camp scholarships.
Questions should be directed to Charlene Zolad at 259-2125 or email@example.com.