Saturday, December 14, 2013

Good Morning Good News !!!! December 14, 2013

Welcome to Saturday !!!!    Here’s what’s happening this weekend and in the near future. 

Rikki's Education Center - 21410 Constitution Hwy, Rapidan VA 22733

TODAY Saturday December 14, 2013

Donation Drop off noon - 2 pm  - bring a Christmas Gift by for the animals.  Right now our biggest needs are Canned Cat Food, Dry Cat Food, Wild Bird Seed, Pigeon Seed, laundry detergent, 30 gallon trash bags.  EVERY SATURDAY.

Interested in a job at Rikki's?  Be at the Education Center at NOON for an orientation and application.  Don’t be late !!  Promptness and reliability is everything at Rikki’s !!    SATURDAYS IN DECEMBER

Rikki's Re-Tail Resale Shop - 3503 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg VA 22408

NOTE --  Lacy Home Appliance Sign is still up at this address ....  our sign goes in next week ....  don’t let this scare you away !!!!

TODAY Saturday December 14, 2013
1 - 5 pm - stop in and help with the set up work.  Get us ready to accept donations for tomorrow.  Please, donations tomorrow, not today !!

TOMORROW Sunday December 15, 2013
9 am - 5 pm - stop in and help with set up work in the morning, accepting donations mid day, displaying merchandise in the afternoon. 

Noon - 3 pm - ACCEPTING DONATIONS -- clear your closets, empty your attic ... Santa is coming ... make room for your new things now !!!!     Accepting furniture, toys, clothing, household items and MORE ....    We are not able to accept mattresses, box spring, kids car seats, infant furniture. 

Sign up for a regular shift working at our thrift shop today !!!  We need volunteer cashiers, stock room people, folks accepting donations, people pricing, and people displaying items.  AND if you have an expertise in a field -- jewelry, art work, rare books and so on -- sign up to come appraise or research donations so we don’t sell that 2 million dollar painting for 25 cents !!!

We’ll be opening for business on January 3, 2014.  It’s time to DONATE now ....  SHOPPING will come later.

PETSMART, Central Park, Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA


TODAY Saturday, December 14, 2013 11 am - 4 pm , bring your pets, all of them !!!

TOMORROW Sunday, December 15, 2013  11 am - 4 pm IF someone will volunteer to take the pictures.  Santa is ready, his helper to post the animals, and Santa is even bringing his own camera ....  but we need YOU behind that camera ...  Will YOU help ???     Let us know asap if you’ll help or call Melissa today 540-903-7669

1035 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Wrapping for donations !!!
TODAY Saturday, December 14, 2013 9 am -1 pm
come on in, we’ll wrap your gifts !!  Stop in to help out or just to say HI!!!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013  5 - 8 pm
Ron Herfurth - to volunteer

1220 Carl D. Silver Pwky, in Central Park                         
Wrapping for donations !!!
Saturday, December 21  -- noon to 4pm and 4pm to 9pm                 
               or possibly 10 pm - the store closes at ten and
               we can stay that late if we want.)  What a
               chance for night owls to help!
Sunday, December 22  -- noon to 4pm
Monday, December 23 -- 4pm to 6:30pm and
               -- 6:30pm to 9pm (or 10pm)

Wrapping for donations !!!
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Friday, December 20, 2013
HELP - We need people for almost all shifts ... Thursday and Friday, two hours, starting on the EVEN hours, between 10:00 AM and 10:00 PM. 
Paul Erhard - to volunteer
Fred Friedman - to volunteer

Tours, Hikes, Full Moon Walks
At Rikki’s Refuge Sanctuary

all events require tickets in advance to request a ticket application

TODAY Saturday, December 14, 2013, 4:30 pm - Full Moon Walk
CANCELLED due to weather

Saturday, December 21, 2013, noon - Winter Solstice Tour
Saturday, December 21, 2013, 2 pm - Nature Hike
Right now the weather is looking like we’ll have to cancel this.  It’s already terribly muddy and more rain will make walking difficult and riding tours impossible. 

Wednesday, December 25, 2013, noon - Christmas with the Animals Tour followed by a Christmas Reception and Refreshments at the Education Center

Wednesday, January 1, 2014, noon - New Year's Day Nature Hike

Saturday, January 18, 2014, noon - Winter Wonder Tour
Saturday, January 18, 2014, 2 pm - Nature Hike
Saturday, January 18, 2014, 7:30 pm - Full Moon Walk

Saturday, January 25, 2014, 11 am - 2 pm - Volunteer Day and Singles Day

Love, Opie

Your kind donations have let me buy Christmas Meals for all the Guinea Pigs .....   I’m now asking you to help me have enough for meals for the Rabbits .....  could you spare enough for me to buy a few carrots ?  Please