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BTHCA Happenings this Week

posted Nov 15, 2016, 3:48 PM by Cal ender   [ updated Nov 15, 2016, 3:49 PM ]

Tonight is Line Dancing at 7 pm.

Tues. at 6:30 pm is yoga with Jenna.  Bring a yoga mat.

Thurs. at 11 am is yoga with Jami.  Bring a mat.

Sat. from 5 - 8 pm  is a Community Thanksgiving Dinner with turkey and all the fixings prepared by Ebenezer Church.  Free will offering.

Sun. at 2 pm is a memorial for Pat Blackmon.  Bring a dish to pass and your memories to share.

Mary Weshinskey
 BTHCA president

Upcoming Events at Between the Hills Community Center

posted Oct 3, 2016, 8:00 AM by Cal ender   [ updated Oct 3, 2016, 8:01 AM ]

Our wonderful breakfast buffet will be offered this Sat. between  8 and 10:30. Sausage gravy and biscuits, eggs, ham, coffee cake, fruit , and home fries, plus much more. 

Wednesday Oct. 12 will be our Seniors Lunch at noon. The Loudoun book mobile will be there.  Bring your white elephants for bingo prizes also.

We are happy to announce that we will be having daytime yoga classes beginning Thursday Oct. 13.  Jami McClellan, a registered licensed yoga teacher who lives in the Hillsboro Community, is offering the class every Thursday at 11 am. The cost is 8 sessions for $50 or $8 per single one hour class.  Bring your yoga mats and begin healing physically and mentally.

We are also looking forward to a Fall Festival on Saturday Oct. 22 from 1 to 6 pm.  We will be making cider.  Claire Burns will be making her famously delicious donuts.  We will have a fun house of horrors. There will be games and fun activities.  Big Daddy will be there selling his barbecue.  Come rain or shine.

Best Regards,

Mary Weshinskey,
BTHCA president

Warning for between the hills community

posted Oct 3, 2016, 7:41 AM by Cal ender   [ updated Oct 3, 2016, 7:41 AM ]

Please send out email to your community. 
There have been several break in in the area this week. My house yesterday.during the day. Another house on harpers ferry had a car drive up too not thinking someone was home asking for directions when caught. At our house They kicked in door went to bedroom ransacked jewelry box  and took any cash they could get luckily I am not one to keep cash in house they stole my daughter's piggy bank and my baby  sons ashes a little bronze cube... so please send word out to neighbors to be careful and alert

Upcoming events this week

posted Sep 12, 2016, 3:34 PM by Cal ender   [ updated Sep 12, 2016, 3:35 PM ]

This Wednesday at noon will be our monthly seniors lunch .  We will also play bingo so please bring a wrapped white elephant for prizes. The Loudoun Bookmobile will bring us books, magazines and dvd's.
Saturday, Sept 24 we will host a farewell party for Jane Wortman at the Community Center.  Jane has served our community in so many ways and for so many years.  She will be moving to Berryville which is not far away but we will sincerely miss her in the neighborhood.  The party will be a potluck dinner beginning at 5 pm in the Community Center.  All are welcome to come and express love and gratitude for all she has meant to us.
Sunday, Sept. 25 at 5 pm we will have a short meeting of BTHCA.  This will be a time to discuss the future direction of our building and any other items of concern.
Thank all of you who participated in our successful yard sale and breakfast last Saturday.

Mary Weshinskey,
President, BTHCA

Hillsboro Heritage Days

posted Sep 12, 2016, 3:31 PM by Cal ender   [ updated Sep 12, 2016, 3:31 PM ]

Hillsboro Heritage Days are coming! Take a journey back to 1916. 
Dear Hillsboro Area Residents & Friends:

For three days—September 29, 30, October 1—Hillsboro will be transported back 100 years to the fall of 1916. This year's Hillsboro Heritage Days will be among the first events in Loudoun County's three-year World War I Commemoration program, and one of the first WWI commemorative events in the Commonwealth. 

In the fall of 1916, Americans were debating whether the U.S. should enter the European war, which had begun in 1914 and after the loss of millions of lives was, in the fall of 1916, mired in a gruesome stalemate. President Woodrow Wilson's reelection campaign was built around his pledge to stay out of the war, while his challenger, Charles Evans Hughes, urged Americans to be prepared for war.

Hillsboro Heritage Days will capture the context and feel of the fall of 1916, as Virginians pondered the prospect of war, prepared to vote for president, reacted to the Commonwealth's new prohibition law, and debated whether Virginian women should be allowed to vote. Read All About it Here

I hope you will all join us to decorate Hillsboro the week prior to Heritage Days to recapture 1916 with Wilson and Hughes campaign signs, pro- and anti-prohibition signs and suffragist signs. Join us as "actors" to create the historical vignettes that will occur Thursday and Friday nights and during the "Gaptoberfest" on Saturday

More information on how to participate will be forthcoming soon, but for now

Roger L. Vance
Mayor, Town of Hillsboro


Life Line Screening Event Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Community Center

posted Aug 8, 2016, 3:22 PM by Cal ender   [ updated Aug 8, 2016, 3:22 PM ]

Between the Hills Community Association is pleased to offer a preventive health event.  Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings on 9/8/2016.  Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. Register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount).  All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.  In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 1-888-653-6441 or visit


posted Aug 8, 2016, 3:19 PM by Cal ender   [ updated Aug 8, 2016, 3:20 PM ]

Wednesday is the senior lunch at noon.  The book mobile will be there.  We are hoping that Vera Mitchell with give us a demonstration of line dancing.  Prepare for a spirited game of bingo and don't forget your wrapped white elephants for prizes.
See you there,
Mary Weshinskey

Life Line Screening coming to our Community Center

posted Jun 30, 2016, 7:57 AM by Bill Hohl   [ updated Jun 30, 2016, 7:58 AM ]

Life Line is offering cardiac and osteoporosis tests at the Community Center on Thursday Sept. 8.  These tests include carotid artery screening, heart rhythm screening (atrial fibrillation), abdominal aortic aneurysm screening , peripheral arterial disease screening and osteoporosis risk assessment.

The cost is a fraction of what you would pay at the hospital for these test offered by trained sonographers using the same ultrasound equipment used by hospitals.  The results are reviewed by a board certified physician and the results are sent to the participants within 21 days of their screening.

The package includes the first 4 screenings for $139 and for an additional $10 you can have the osteoporosis screening.
You must preregister by calling 1-888-653-6450 and you can also receive a special $10 discount. 

These are very important tests for revealing cardiac, arterial disease, and bone density weakness.

Mary Weshinskey

New State Park in Loudoun! News Release from LaRock, Minchew, Black, and Higgins

posted Jun 30, 2016, 7:55 AM by Bill Hohl

State Park in Catoctin 
June 15, 2016
Loudoun County Now Officially Has a State Park!
Hamilton, VA - Yesterday, after years of work, the deed was recorded transferring approximately 600 acres of land in Northwestern Loudoun County to the Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation. This transaction,first announced by Governor Bob McDonnell in January 2014, means that Loudoun County now officially has a state park!
The land for the state park was donated to the Commonwealth by the Old Dominion Land Conservancy (ODLC) of Purcellville, which received the land from the Robert and Dee Leggett foundation. The property borders theAppalachian Trail and includes historic farmsteads, deep woods and wildflower meadows.
Senator Richard Black stated, "I'm proud of all of the work our local elected officials have put into bringing this project to fruition.  It will be a lasting benefit to the community that will provide a place for people to enjoy the beauty of Loudoun County."
Delegate Dave LaRock added, "I'm excited about this new park being established and thankful for the efforts of Sen. Dick Black, Del. Randy Minchew, Supervisor Geary Higgins and State, County and ODLC staff to make this State Park a reality. This Park will be a great addition to Western Loudoun's already-vibrant winery and tourism industries."
Delegate Randy Minchew said, "I have hiked through this land a number of times and it is a great piece of property. It could become the Sky Meadows State Park of Loudoun County. This will be a jewel for the whole county."
Catoctin District Supervisor Geary M. Higgins added, "The significance of this new state park is immense and I have been privileged to have been a part of this process over the past three years.  This park will be a jewel to Loudoun County, the Catoctin District, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Nation.  From a historical perspective alone this park preserves a considerable piece of history as this land includes the route Mosby's Rangers took to attack thefederal camp of Cole's Cavalry one-hundred and fifty years ago on January 10, 1864.  I commend Bob and Dee Leggett for their donation and foresight to create this park that will be enjoyed not only by residents of Loudoun County but by many future generations."

The 600-acre parcel is part of the900-acre Blue Ridge Center for
 Environmental Stewardship (BRCES), and is the initial portion of what may become a 1,500-acre park. It will be several years beforethe property is developed. TheVirginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, which manages the Virginia park system, will work to develop master plans for the Loudoun County property once acquisition is complete. The master plan will incorporate input from the local community, park planners and state officials.
For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact:
Senator Richard Black: Chris Lore at 703-468-1342
Delegate Dave LaRock Daniel Davies at (540) 751-8364
Delegate Randy Minchew: Tami Davis at 703-777-1570
Catoctin Supervisor Geary Higgins: Stacy Carey at 703-737-8571

Thank you!
Best Regards,
Supervisor Geary Higgins
Board of Supervisors - Catoctin District
Loudoun County, Virginia

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Community Notices

posted Jun 30, 2016, 7:43 AM by Bill Hohl   [ updated Jun 30, 2016, 7:43 AM ]

Most of you have probably read that AT&T has withdrawn their request for a building permit of their huge project on theShort Hill Mt. We are grateful for those who actively voiced their objections and caused this to happen.

Yoga classes have been suspended for the summer and we hope to resume in September.

Line Dancing is still active but will have a brief hiatus and resume classes on Monday July 18.

When we begin the community breakfasts again September 10th,  we are hoping to have a yard/garage sale in conjunction with the breakfast.  We will be renting out tables to display your wares.  Stock pile your goods and we will let you know more about that in August. 

Mary Weshinskey

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