Archives: October 2015

Lake of the Woods Fire & Rescue Chili Cook-Off at the Clubhouse Point

Lake of the Woods Fire & Rescue Chili Cook-Off at the Clubhouse Point By Pat Licata REALTOR®
Forecast at the Point is a little “Chili” on October 25th,  so get “hop”ing and get your groove on!!!!
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Mark your calendar! We will be heating things up at the Point on Sunday, October 25th, from 3-6pm with a chili cook-off benefitting our own Fire and Rescue!
The cook-off will be held from 3-4pm. Fire and Rescue volunteers will be cooking up their very own recipes for your tasting pleasure! A $5 donation is suggested to tickle your taste buds. Radio broadcast of the Redskin game will be from 3-4 so you diehard fans don’t miss a play. The cook-off winner will be announced at 4, and then the concert begins! Reunion Band, with special guest star, Nashville recording artist Katy Benko, will provide the tunes until 6!
Oh…I almost forgot! A beer truck will be present to cool off those taste buds in-between tastings but it’s strictly BYOT (bring your own tums).
Fire and Rescue will be holding a 50/50 raffle! Now that you’ve whet your appetite, enjoy dinner at the Clubhouse from 6-8pm, where 15% of food sales will be donated back to Fire and Rescue! Pick up your coupon at the F&R table to present to your server at dinner.
The musical entertainment is proudly provided by Alcova Mortgage, Lakeside Title and Escrow, Licata Group Realtors, The Ostlund Team, Kathy and Bernie Merritt, and Paul and Elaine Zembruski. A special thank you to Dan Cianci for all of his help on the event!
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Wilderness Food Pantry Needs Your Help!

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The Wilderness Food Pantry Needs Your Help This Thanksgiving! By Pat Licata REALTOR®
This year, the Wilderness Food Pantry,  located at Locust Grove Town Center, will need to purchase 200+ turkeys to meet the needs of the local population this Thanksgiving. The Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank will not be able to provide them this year. Please help the Food Pantry, managed by the Lake of the Woods Lions and Lioness Clubs, provide ample food to those less fortunate this Thanksgiving! If you are able, please make a tax-deductible donation of any amount. Donations should be made payable to Lions Wilderness Food Pantry, PO Box 605, Locust Grove, VA 22508. Please put “turkeys” in the memo section of your check. THANK YOU!!!
 
 
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Halloween Trick-or-Treating at the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse Point

Halloween Trick-or-Treating at the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse Point By Pat Licata REALTOR®
halloween2Happy Halloween!
Here’s the LOWdown on Halloween at the Lake!
Trick or treating hours are 5-8PM.
Treats on the Point will be available from 6-7PM, where trick-or-treaters can fill their bags along the path with residents dishing out the treats!
People wanting to participate by handing out treats at the point should set up by 5:45PM.
Signs and banners will be permitted, so this is a great chance to promote your group/club/organization!
If you are not wanting to participate in trick-or-treat festivities, please turn your outside lights off.
Trick-or-treaters, please pass by homes that have the outside lights off.
Whether handing out candy or collecting it, come dressed for the occasion!
If you have any questions or plan on handing out candy, contact Sylia Zelinsky at the community center @ 540-972-9680
Let’s everyone have a safe and happy Halloween!
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LOWLINC Membership Information Session October 28 at the Lake of the Woods Community Center

LOWLINC Membership Information Session October 28 at the Lake of the Woods Community Center By Pat Licata REALTOR®
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On Wednesday, October 28 from 10AM-12PM, LOWLINC will hold a membership information session at the Community Center. The mission of LOWLINC, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is “…to enable seniors and those with physical and cognitive challenges who reside at LOW to continue living fully and independently in their homes for as long as possible.” There are currently over 30 volunteers who are excited to help older residents of Lake of the Woods. Membership is fee-based, with the goal being to provide subsidies for residents in need. RSVP to carolyn@lowlinc.org or Jeri F. at 972-2180. Jeri is the person to contact if you need a ride to/from the meeting. Click here for more information!
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September 2015 Real Estate Statistics for Lake of the Woods, VA

September 2015 Real Estate Statistics for Lake of the Woods, VA By Pat Licata REALTOR®
houseforsale1In the month of September, a total of 18 homes were sold. 17 were standard sale, 3 between $100-$175K, 10 between $175-250K, 2 between $250-350K, 1 between $350-500K, and 1 over $500K. There was 1 foreclosure in the $100-175K price range. There were no short sales in August.  Three lots also sold, and they all closed for under $100K.
Here’s a link to real estate currently for sale in Lake of the Woods: LOW active listings
It’s another beautiful day at the lake!
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Schutzenfest in Lake of the Woods, VA Saturday, Oct 17!

Schutzenfest at Lake of the Woods, VA Saturday, Oct 17! By Pat Licata REALTOR
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This year the October Festival will be held at the Woods Center on Saturday, October 17. The Oompah Band will be playing from 1-5PM. There will be activities for all ages, plus German food and beer! There will be a 9 hole scramble starting at 9AM (sign up at the Pro Shop for $35), plus  a moon bounce and corn bag toss for the kids!
The event is hosted by the LOW Thursday Men’s Industrial Golf League and proceeds will benefit the Orange Recreation Association.
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Come on out and bring a friend!
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