Bowman’s Workmanship a Sight to Behold by Jim Bishop Daniel L. (Dan) Bowman, 79, of Harrisonburg may be blind, but is very much in touch with the world around him. Having completely lost his sight at age 12, Bowman has not let that physical disability hamper an aggressive pursuit of personal and career endeavors over the years – vocational rehabilitation counselor, piano tuning technician for 36 years, accomplished pianist and organist and skilled wood craftsman, and above all, devoted husband […]
The 2019 Auction Booklet is Here. Check out the great items that will be sold this year!
For the first time in Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale auction history we will be auction off a Steer! The steer is a 14-month-pure bred Tarentaise. It is Grass-fed steer, and will be 900-1000 lbs. in 6 months. Donor will keep till ready to butcher. Arrangements To Be Determined. Donated by Jim & Rhonda Herr.
The rains came down and the floods came up all summer long in the Shenandoah Valley. But at the 52nd annual Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale the weekend of Oct. 5-6 at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds, the sun came out as the auction bids went up. Preliminary figures indicate this year’s sale raised about $370,000 for the worldwide relief, service and peacebuilding program of the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). Last year’s effort raised $360,000 (preliminary), with actual final proceeds of $393,467. “Once […]