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Posted by: | Posted on: September 21, 2015


Gary Watts

Posted by: | Posted on: August 25, 2015

Welcome New Members

Welcome our newest members Wayne and Kay Brooks!

Posted by: | Posted on: July 30, 2015

Caroline County Public School Open House Schedule

Bowling Green Elementary

August 13, 2015 3:00pm – 6:00pm
August 14, 2015 11:00am – 1:00pm

Madison Elementary

August 13, 2015 5:00pm – 7:00pm
August 14, 2015 10:00am – 11:00am

Lewis & Clark Elementary

August 13, 2015 5:00pm – 7:00pm (Kindergarten Orientation from 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
August 14, 2015 9:00am – 11:00am

Caroline Middle School

6th grade Orientation
Wednesday, August 12th, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
ACE Orientation
Wednesday, August 12th, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m

Open House (for ALL students)

Thursday, August 13th, 10-12 p.m., 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.


Friday, August 14th, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Caroline High School

August 6, 2015 9th Grade 10:00am – 12:00pm & 4:00pm – 6:00pm
August 13, 2015 4:00pm – 6:00pm
August 14, 2015 10:00am – 12:00pm

Posted by: | Posted on: July 17, 2015

Business After Hours at Union Station

The After Hours social at Union Station at Bowling Green was well attended. Jay Johnson provided a great selection of goodies, in his establishment. Many of us met fellow business owners and made many new contacts. Delegate Buddy Fowler, Mayor Nancy Long and Candidate Terry Southworth were among the attendees. Thank you Jay for a great time



Posted by: | Posted on: July 9, 2015

Caroline County Agricultural Fair

The Caroline County Agricultural Fair is Here!  Here’s a little of what you can expect to find at this year’s event:

Admission is still only $5 for ages 11 and over; kids 10 & under are FREE!

Discounted Admission Opportunities available throughout the duration of the Fair, including:

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Six packs of notebook paper = ONE FREE ADMISSION!

SATURDAY 9 AM – 12 NOON: Six non-perishable food items = ONE FREE ADMISSION!

WEDNESDAY – SATURDAY: BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE! One Free Admission with One Paid Admission when you present either a

Fair Coupon from The Caroline Progress (coming soon!)
Your Co-op Connections Card from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

THURSDAY NIGHT is Senior Citizens Night! All Seniors (age 65+) will get ONE FREE ADMISSION WITH ONE PAID ADMISSION! No Coupon required!

Discounted Carnival Ride Wristbands – ONLY $10 before the Fair! Valid on designated days/times only. SAVE TIME & GAS – BUY ONLINE! Details and purchase info at!

Live Bands on Stage Nightly at 7 PM!

Wednesday – Cactus Jack!
Thursday – Milford Station!
Friday – The Embers featuring Craig Woolard Music!
Saturday – NEW in 2015! En’ Novation!

NO COVER CHARGE! Feel free to bring a chair – but come ready to dance! No coolers, please. Beer Garden on site in the Entertainment area.


Caroline’s Barn will be full of Farm Animals of all types!
Guess the Hog’s Weight, Vote for Your Favorite Animal Pen & Pet the Smaller Animals!
Watch the 4-H Cattle Show and Catch the Pee Wee Swine, Goat & Calf Shows!


Pony Rides! – Camel Rides! – Pig Races! – Games & Contests!

The Civil War Civilians of Spottsylvania return this year!

Sneak a Peek into our NEW HERITAGE CENTER!



NEW IN 2015: Circus Stella and Mandy the Clown! Both offer family-friendly entertainment sure to delight fair-goers of all ages!

FAIR FOOD! From Cotton Candy & Candy Apples to Italian Sausages and Corn Dogs – it’ll be there waiting!

Schedule and other info at!

See you at the Fair – Voted Caroline’s Best Local Event!Fair 2015

Posted by: | Posted on: May 24, 2015

Kim Taylor recipient of 2015 C.I.V.I.C. Award

Kim Taylor had been a resident of Lake Caroline in Ruther Glen, Virginia for 16 years. She resides with her husband Adam and her 13 -year-old son Daniel. Daniel attends public school in Caroline
County, currently at the Caroline Middle School. Kim Taylor is employed by Nationwide Insurance as a Claims Specialist II Material Damage Mid-Atlantic Claims Zone and has worked for Nationwide for 9 years.

Kim Taylor embraced Caroline County as her home in 1999 and became involved volunteering in her Lake Caroline Community serving on numerous lake committees as a participant and later as committee chairpersons.

Kim became involved with the Lewis and Clark Elementary School PTA serving on committees and eventually as President of the PTA. She donated her time and expertise organizing fund raising for the school, Vendor Bingo, movie nights and numerous other PTA sponsored events to enhance children education.

Kim was instrumental in raising monies for the county-wide Caroline Little League Association. She gives her time and organizational skills to plan and implement Spirit nights at local restaurants and acquiring donations from many businesses in the county to increase participation and involvement in the Caroline Little League program.

Kim has volunteered with county-wide fundraising efforts for Renita Hill, Mathew Rose and Team Camryn, members of our community battling cancer. She provided support, encouragement as well as organizing several benefit events for them and their families.

She has helped and worked weekly Bingo games at many Moose Lodges.

Kim has served in many capacities at the Caroline County Moose Lodge on committees, organizing and planning children’s events such as Tailgate Trunk or Treat, Easter Egg Hunts, and Santa Breakfasts. She helped organize and volunteered for the monthly Buster’s Breakfast which has become an on-going event for The Caroline Moose Lodge.

Kim is also a member of the Caroline Agricultural Fair and helps in any capacity needed.

Kim Taylor can always be counted on whenever a volunteer is needed for county events. She works
tirelessly to be involved in the county donating time and energy to make Caroline County a better place for us all to live.

Posted by: | Posted on: May 6, 2015

C.I.V.I.C. Award Recognition

CIVIC Award will be announced at the EDA Reception on May 21, 2015 at Meadow Event Park Mansion. Starting at 6 p.m. Please RSVP to

Posted by: | Posted on: April 24, 2015

Caroline Special Olympics

Watch our online video of today’s special olympic challenges at Caroline High School. Thank you to our volunteer chamber members: Cherwanda Minor, Jay Johnson and Mary Pitts. Photos by Dawn Haun.

Posted by: | Posted on: April 15, 2015

C.I.V.I.C. Award nominations accepted

2015 Civic Award Nomination

The Caroline Chamber is accepting nominations for the 2015 C.I.V.I.C. Award (Community Involvement and Volunteerism in Caroline).
Criteria for the nominees for this award must be a resident of Caroline or employed by a business office located in Caroline. They must be respected by their peers and have a record of success in their chosen field. A self-starter and willing worker, supporting non-profit or charitable events and organizations that benefit the community. It is not required that nominees be a member of the Chamber of Commerce, nor the nominee be a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Forms submission deadline is May 7.

Award dinner is May 21 at Giuseppe’s Restaurant, 5:30. Dinner at 6 p.m. Cost: $20/pp. Cash bar. Please RSVP to or 448-5264.


2014 award recipient, Major Scott Moser, (center) with wife Carrie (right) and chamber president, Mary Pitts.

2014 award recipient, Major Scott Moser, (center) with wife Carrie (right) and chamber president, Mary Pitts.

Posted by: | Posted on: April 13, 2015

Sheriff “Tony” Lippa speaks at Chamber Breakfast

Thanks to Sheriff Lippa and Major Scott Moser for presenting the many programs the Caroline Sheriff’s Office offers for the public and businesses of the county, most importantly as the businesses develop and how their law enforcement agency will continue their commitment to the community.