Archives: May 2016

It's Not Too Late to Join the Lake of the Woods Golf Farm Team!

It’s not too late to join the Lake of the Woods Golf Farm Team! By Pat Licata REALTOR®
Although the Golf Farm Team started its first session on May 4th, the group will continue to meet through September.  Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 4:30 PM.  This co-ed group is great for those who want to practice their putting, chipping, pitching, gripping with irons, woods, and hybrids.    Nancy and Stu King, along with LOW Pro Rea Hargraves, lend their expertise to anyone who wants to join, whether you are experienced or a beginner.   This course is free of charge to LOW residents.  Call Nancy King at 972-0984, for more information.
It’s another beautiful day at the lake!”
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"Remember When" – LGA Member/Guest Golf Tournament June 15th in Lake of the Woods

“Remember When” – LGA Member/Guest Golf Tournament June 15th in Lake of the Woods By Pat Licata REALTOR
rememberwhenAttention ladies!  The Ladies Golf Association is holding “Remember When”, a game for members and guests on Wednesday, June 15.  Arrive early for a continental breakfast at 7:30.  The shot gun at 8:30 AM sharp will commence the start of the three handicapped flights.  Afterwards, be sure to stick around for an awards luncheon at the Clubhouse.
For registration forms and to sign up, visit the Woods Center lounge.  Please ensure checks are made payable to LOW LGA with “Member/Guest” on the memo line.  Cost is $50 per person.   If you need help in finding a “guest”, please call Kathy Smith at 972-3093, or Nancy King at 972-0984.
“It’s another beautiful day at the lake!
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Orange County Superintendent of Schools to Address Lake of the Woods Civic Club

Orange County Superintendent of Schools to Address Lake of the Woods Civic Club By Pat Licata REALTOR
Dr. Brenda Tanner, Orange County Superintendent of Schools, will be our featured speaker on Wednesday, June 15th, at 7:00 pm in the lower level of the Clubhouse.

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Dr. Tanner was appointed Superintendent of Schools in November of 2014. At the Civic Club meeting, she will provide information regarding the programs and services in the school system. In addition, she will discuss ways that community members can become involved in the schools.
Dr Tanner has over 35 years of experience in education in Virginia and South Carolina, including her six years as Superintendent of Schools in Madison County. She has served as Chief Academic and Chief Personnel Officer for Horry County Public Schools in South Carolina, a district with 31,000 students and 4,000 employees, and as a teacher and administrator in several Virginia school divisions.
The majority of Dr. Tanner’s career has been in PK-12 systems. She also has worked at the college level, teaching in the area of leadership and school administration at the University of Virginia while also directing the Curry School’s school/university professional development curriculum.
Dr. Tanner received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Lynchburg College, her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Virginia, and her Doctoral Degree in Education Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Virginia. She has written, consulted and presented on a wide range of educational topics. She has also served as a member of study committees working in program evaluation, strategic analysis, and planning.
Dr Tanner and her husband, Russell James, live in Locust Dale, Virginia.
The Civic Club meetings are open to all and usually last less than an hour including plenty of time for questions at the conclusion of Dr Tanner’s presentation. Please join us on Wednesday, June 15. We look forward to seeing you there!
This article was written by Jim Hopkins of the LOW Civic Club.
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Wake up Locust Grove! Join us Thursday, May 26th at 8 AM!

Come socialize with members of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce from 8 AM to 9:15 AM at The Licata Group! We are located at 36111 Goodwin Drive, in the Food Lion shopping center.
Mix and mingle with other local professionals and community leaders. Expect to learn what’s happening in our community and grow your relationships within this wonderful group while enjoying some food and coffee!
The event will have a hot breakfast catered by Clearwater Grill and will include eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns and biscuits and sausage gravy. Treats by Strites and coffee by Red Eye Coffee Lounge (OC Roasters Coffee) will also be provided. We are committed to doing business with and promoting local businesses.
Everyone who attends can participate in a FREE drawing for Two FREE to DISCOVER MONTPELIER, James Madison’s Birthplace!
The Chamber gives each organization in attendance an opportunity to speak about things happening with them. It is such a positive forum, and we sure hope you can attend!

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335 Birchside Circle., Lake of the Woods, VA UNDER CONTRACT

335 Birchside Circle, Lake of the Woods, VA UNDER CONTRACT By Pat Licata REALTOR®

Spacious open floor plan of lovingly maintained rambler has been freshly painted, newly carpeted, & is move-in ready! Backing to the 4th hole, the sunroom allows generous views of the 4th hole beyond the private partially wooded lot. If the mood strikes, jump on the course from your backyard! Live the LOW lifestyle: swim from the beach, enjoy lunch at the Clubhouse, trail ride & much more!

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35504 Somerset Ridge Rd., Locust Grove, VA Offered at $275,000

35504 Somerset Ridge Rd., Locust Grove, VA Offered at $275,000 By Pat Licata REALTOR®

Immaculate, move-in ready, well maintained house backing to golf course is waiting for you to call it home! Enjoy the Somerset scenic views everywhere . Lower level offers more living space AND storage space, along with rough-in for bath. Conveniently located between Culpeper and Fredericksburg, and a few minutes to shopping, it offers the perfect location off of Rt. 3. Great community amenities!

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WATER ACCESS at Lake Anna! 39 Longway Dr., Lake Anna, VA Offered at $290,000

WATER ACCESS at Lake Anna! 39 Longway Dr., Lake Anna, VA Offered at $290,000 By Pat Licata REALTOR®

Hurry, hurry! It’s not often that a home with Lake Anna access becomes available in a community with no HOA! Sit on the screened porch taking in lake views across the street while enjoying your morning brew. Then head to the private side of the lake for a fun day on the water from your community access point! Pick your own fruit from the trees on this property boasting a little over an acre, too!


5 Old English Way, Stafford, VA Offered at $365,000

5 Old English Way, Stafford, VA Offered at $365,000 By Pat Licata REALTOR®
Lovingly maintained one-owner home features new carpet, fresh paint, and large room sizes. The lower level boasts a partially finished basement with plenty of room for storage. While outside, you’ll be so pleased with the privacy offered by the incredible back yard that backs to trees and features a deck for extending your entertainment area. Perfect location close to I95, too!.