Essex County Virginia

Civic and Fraternal

American Legion
Meets at: American Legion Building, Tappahannock
On: Monthly, first Tuesday, 6:00 pm
Dinner meeting
Carroll Barton
Tel: 804-443-3148
Essex Churches Together
Meets at: Beale Courthouse
On: Monthly, fourth Tuesday, 7:30 pm
No Meetings in July and December
All Essex County churches are invited to send a representative.
Chair: Kathy Hughes
Tel: 443-2198
Essex County Countryside Alliance
See their webpage below for meeting details
Tel: 804-754-4303
Mail: c/o Betty Jo L. Butler, 
748 Tidewater Trail, Supply, VA 22436

Essex County Museum/Essex Historical Society
Meets at: Museum
President: Ron Geiger
Tel: 804-443-4690
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Essex County Woman's Club
PO Box 1818, 
Tappahannock, VA 22560
Meets at: Club House, Prince Street. 
On: Monthly, second Tuesday, 2:00 pm
September through May
President: Mary Viars
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Essex Men's Club

Meets at: Roma's
President: Bill Croxton 
Tel: 804-370-5929
Essex Ministerial Association
Meets at: Various Churches
On: Monthly, third Thursday
10:30 am to noon
Roy Foster 
Tel: 804-443-5055
Essex Tea Party
Meets at: Various locations
On: Contact us for details
Tel: 804-640-5171
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Friends of the Library
Meets at: Board of Education Building
President: Hannah Overton 
Tel: 804-445-5724
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Henricopolis Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Meets at: Various locations
Meets quarterly: September, November, March, and May
Regent: Barbara Sethmann
Tel: 804-925-6060
Junior Woman's Club
Meets at: Essex Woman's Club House
On: Monthly, first Thursday, 6:00 pm
September through June
President: Meredith Trible 
Tel: 804-445-5981

P O Box 2750,
Tappahannock VA 22560 
Meets at: Shoney's
On: Weekly, Tuesday, 7:00 am
Ladies Auxiliary (Fire & Rescue)
Meets at: Fire House
On: Monthly, fourth Wednesday, 7:00 pm
Membership is open to all women in Essex County who are 18 years of age or older.
For details about the Ladies Auxiliary please visit their webpage linked below.
President: Pat Gatewood
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Liberty Bell Shrine Club
Meets at: Lowery's - 6:30 pm
On: 2nd Wednesday each month 
Liberty Bell Shrine Club is part of ACCA Shriners in Richmond, VA. To date more than 770,000 children's lives have been transformed by expert medical care they have received at no cost from the 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children. Presently ACCA is supporting over 300 children's medical needs from our area. Liberty Bell Shrine Club was chartered in 1978. All Shriners and Masons are cordially invited to attend.
David Allen
Tel: 804-443-2698
Lions Club
Meets at: Lowery's Restaurant
On: first & third Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Frances Wilmore 
Tel: 804-443-4989
Masonic Lodge
Meets at: Lodge at Miller's Tavern
On: Friday, on or before full moon, 6:30 pm
Secretary: Walter Jackson
Dr. Richard Banker
Moose Lodge
Meets at: Moose Lodge
On: Monthly, third Tuesday, 8:00 pm
Keith Carpenter 
Tel: 804-443-5710
RivahFest Festival
PO Box 990
Tappahannock VA 22560 
Meets: Monthly at various locations
Board Co-Chairs: 
Sharon James and David Broad
Tel: 804-445-2065
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River Counties Chapter - Red Cross
Meets at: Essex Public Library
Meetings called on an as needed basis.
Tel: 804-435-7669

Rotary Club
P O Box 2672,
Tappahannock VA 22560 
Meets at: Roma's Restaurant
On: Weekly, Thursday, 6:00 pm
President: John Gregory
Tel: 804-443-2422
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Tappahannock-Essex Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 481
Tappahannock, VA 22560
Meets at: Various locations
On: As notified, 11:45 am or 6:30 pm
President: George Longest
Tel: 804-443-5241
Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Department
Meets at: Fire House
On: Monthly, first Monday, 7:30 pm
President: Joey Reinhardt
Fire Chief: Wert Hayes
Tel: 804-443-2111
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Tappahannock Farmers' Market
PO Box 1011
Tappahannock, VA 22560
Meets at: Cross Street
On: Monthly, third Saturday, 9am to 1 pm
April to November
Contact: Market Manager
Trent Funkhouser
Tel: 804-445-2067
Email: [email protected]
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Tappahannock Main Street Program
Revitalizing Our Historic Town Center
Meets at: Water & Queen Studios, 207 Water Lane 
On: Monthly, third Tuesday, 7:15 pm
Contact: George Jennings
Tel: 804-443-1115
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Tappahannock Rescue Squad
Meets at: Squad House
On: Monthly, third Monday, 7:00 pm
President: Ernest Wilson
Tel: 804-443-2116