11/10/16 November 2016 Newsletter
3/6/15 Bingo has been cancelled for 3/6/15.
1/2/15 Attention Auxiliary Officers:  There will be an Officer's Meeting at 6:30 pm, prior to the meeting on Thursday, January 8.
9/2/14 Due to unforeseen circumstances, another name will be drawn for the Beretta shotgun this Thursday evening at the regular Men's Aerie meeting.
8/1/14 RAFFLE for a Beretta A-300 Outlander Camo Max 4 Shotgun!  We need help selling tickets.  Anyone that can support our wounded warriors by selling raffle tickets would be greatly appreciated.  This is an easy way to show your appreciation to those who answered the call of our Country.  Tickets can be picked up at Eagles Aerie #4391.  Call Dan Pate 540-847-2772 w/any questions or suggestions.  If you are not about to assist in the sale of the tickets, please consider stopping by and purchasing a book of 11 tickets for $10.  The drawing will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014.
7/26/14 The Aerie is closed today due to an electrical emergency.  Karaoke has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
6/13/14 RAFFLE for a Beretta A-300 Outlander Camo Max 4 Shotgun!  All proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warriors Fund.  Tickets are $1 each or a book of 11 for $10.  Stop by the club or see an Spotsy Eagles member for tickets.  (Winner must be able to pass a firearms background check).
5/8/14 The Aerie will close at 3 pm on Sunday, May 11, 2014, in honor of Mothers' Day.  Last call will be at 2:30 pm.
5/1/14 Here are the results of the Sunday events of the State Bowling Tournament for Doubles and Singles. Trophies will be handed out at the e Virginia Beach State Conference on May 17.

Women Doubles:
1st Place Mary Kay Edwards and Beth Hatchel of Spotsy
2nd Place Denise Lanier and Erica Dunnington of Spotsy
3rd Place Jeni Harris and Tammy Ranagan of Spotsy

Mixed Doubles:
1st Place Mike and Sylvia Brown of Winchester
2nd Place Jeff and Donna McCracken Marsten of Fredericksburg
3rd Place Michael Heflin and Sandy Hollenbaugh of Spotsy and Fredericksburg

Men Doubles:
1st Place Alden Whetzel and Joey Turner of Winchester
2nd Place Eric Scharsschmidt and David Edwards of Spotsy
3rd Place Paul Rumbaugh and Bryan Gallahan of Spotsy

Women Single:
1st Place Pam Whittaker of Fredericksburg
2nd Place Tina York of Fredericksburg
3rd Place Sylvia Brown of Winchester

Men Singles:
1st Place Joey Campbell of Staunton
2nd Place Mike Eiland of Winchester
3rd Place Mike White of Spotsy
4/26/14 Congratulations to the Eagle award recipients presented at the 17th Anniversary Dinner.  Eagle of the Year - Jack Foley; Lady Eagle of the Year - Sharon Robinson; Jake McWhirt Award - Peter Therrien and Lynda Malley!
4/21/14 The club will close at 6 pm on Saturday, April 26, 2014, due to the Anniversary Dinner.  Last call will be at 5:30 pm.  The club will not reopen until 11 am, Sunday, April 27, 2014.
4/14/14 Aerie Nominations for Officers will be held on Thursday, April 17.  Aerie Officer Elections will be held on Thursday, May 1 from 12-7 pm.
4/10/14 Women's Auxiliary - Nominations for Officers will be held on Thursday, April 24.  Women's Auxiliary Officer Elections will be held on Thursday, May 8 from 12 - 6 pm.
3/29/14 Attention Ladies' Auxiliary Members:  2014-2015 dues are due by May 31, 2014 ($24).  Please stop by the Aerie and pay your dues or mail a check to Spotsylvania Eagles, 5100 Jake McWhirt Lane, Fredericksburg, VA  22408, Attn:  Fran Arnold.  Thanks!
3/22/14 Volunteers needed to work the bingo kitchen on Friday nights. If you'd like to help, call the Aerie at 540-891-1688 to sign up! Thanks!
3/17/14 The Spotsylvania Eagles will close tonight (3/17/14) at 6 pm due to inclement weather.  Last call will be at 5:30 pm.
3/3/14 The Spotsylvania Aerie is closed today (March 3, 2014).
3/2/14 There will be a Delegates' Meeting on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at 2 pm.  Please plan to attend.
2/13/14 The Aerie will be closed today (February 13, 2014) due to inclement weather!
2/12/14 The Women's Auxiliary Meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2014, has been CANCELLED.
2/8/14 Twenty-two Aerie and Auxiliary members attended the State Conference at Petersburg #882 on Saturday, February 8, 2014.  Spotsylvania had the most members in attendance and won the "Traveling Trophy."  Way to go!  To see picture, click here.
1/21/14 The aerie will close at Noon on Tuesday, January 21, due to inclement weather.  The aerie may be closed on Wednesday, January 22, as well.  Call the aerie before you leave to see if they are open.
1/13/14 In memory of Alfred C. "Tony" Paytes
1/11/14 The aerie will be open for the reception after the grave side service, but the Social Quarters will not reopen for business until 4 pm.
1/10/14 Social Quarters will close at 3 pm.  BINGO IS CANCELLED DUE TO A DEATH IN THE EAGLE FAMILY.
1/6/14 Obituary for Alfred C. "Tony" Paytes
11/21/13 The Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office added a new member to its force, thanks to a $7,000 gift from the Spotsylvania Eagles Lodge.  Read more here.
11/12/13 The Auxiliary is holding a Shoe Drive Fundraiser.  Bring any new or gently worn shoes to the drop-off boxes at the club.  Please see flyer for more details.
9/29/13 The Auxiliary is putting together a cookbook as a fundraiser.  If you have recipes to submit, please drop them off in the recipe box in the bar or e-mail your recipes to either or  This will be a Mothers' Day Cookbook.  Please turn in your recipes by 1/19/14.
9/21/13 Tickets are on sale now for the Crab Feast to be held on Saturday, September 28 at 3 pm.  $30/person includes crabs, shrimp & beer.  Get your ticket today!
9/21/13 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help out with Crime Prevention Day to be held at the Aerie on Saturday, October 5, 2013, 11:30 am - 4 pm.  Please sign up at the bar.  For more information, contact Steve Brown.
8/26/13 Virginia State Raffle Tickets are now on sale.  $1,000 cash prize and $500 early bird cash prize.  See Steve Brown or the Bartenders to get your tickets!
8/16/13 Please note:  The Labor Day Picnic will be held at 3 pm instead of 2 pm as originally listed on the web site.
6/24/13 Congratulations to the Spotsylvania Eagles members elected to State Office:

Bob Arnold, State Vice President
Tony Paytes, State Treasurer
Steve Brown, State Trustee
Sue Limerick, State Madam Trustee
6/16/13 The State Convention will be held June 20-22, 2013.  The hotel for the Spotsylania Aerie is the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk, 5655 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23462.
6/16/13 The Ladies' Auxiliary polo shirts are in and can be picked up at the Aerie.  See Donna or Sam.
6/5/13 There will be a Delegates' Meeting on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 3 pm.  Please plan to attend.
6/3/13 The State Horseshoe Tournament was hosted by Winchester on Saturday, May 11.  Results are as follows:
> 1st: Donna Keefer & Anne Jenkins, Winchester #824
> 2nd: Carrie Flowers & Teresa Oates, Winchester #824
> 3rd: Sharon McKee & Lisa Almaraz, Winchester #824
> MEN:
> 1st: Ricky Renner & Mike Rutherford, Winchester #824
> 2nd: Keith Taylor & Lee Howdershelt, Spotsylvania #4391
> 3rd: Rodney Jenkins & Mike Huff, Winchester #824


1st – Wanda Volpp & Lori Brown, Spotsylvania #4391

2nd –Sharon Robinson & Linda Brooks, Spotsylvania #4391

3rd – Tina York & Debbie Smeragulioulo, Fredericksburg #4123



1st – Bryan Gallagan & Paul Rumbaugh, Spotsylvania #4391

2nd – Brian Massey & Mike Eiland, Winchester #824

3rd – Jamie Simpson & Harry Turner, Jr., Winchester #824



1st – Tammy Smith & Kevin Smith, Spotsylvania #4391

2nd – Emma Aman & Romeo Delossantoscoy, Spotsylvania #4391

3rd – Nicole Sweet & Chris Farmer, Fredericksburg #4123



1st – Mary Rose, Spotsylvania #4391

2nd – Sherry Schaarschmidt, Spotsylvania #4391

3rd – Nicole Sweet, Fredericksburg #4123



1st – Harry Turner, Jr., Winchester #824

2nd – Tony Rose, Spotsylvania #4391

3rd – Eric Schaarschmidt, Spotsylvania #4391
5/17/13 Installation of Officers will be held Saturday, May 25, at 11 am; Please by there by 10:30 am.
5/16/13 Congratulations to the new Aerie and Auxiliary Officers for the upcoming year.  New officers will be posted on the Officers tab shortly.
5/16/13 May 19, Noon - Need help to clean the pavilion in preparation for the Memorial Service which will be held on May 25.
4/27/13 Congratulations to the award recipients presented at the 16th Anniversary Dinner:

Jake McWhirt Memorial Award - Susan Perryman & Leslie Koonce
Lady Eagle of the Year - Donna Campbell & Evelyn Burton
Eagle of the Year - Bobby Holbert
Fireman of the Year - Tony Parker
Law Enforcement Officer of the Year - Bill Lee and Lisa Wright

A special award was presented to Mrs. Margaret Paytes, Auxiliary Charter Member, to celebrate her 100th birthday!
4/25/13 Mother's Day Photo Contest, "Match Baby Photo with Adult Photo"  Click on link for further information.
4/22/13 Thursday, May 2 - Aerie Officer Elections, 12-7 pm
4/22/13 Saturday, April 27 - Spotsylvania Aerie's 16th Anniversary
4/19/13 The 2013 Virginia State Bowling Tournament was hosted by Virginia Beach #3204 on April 13-14.  Team Results were as follows:
1st: Spotsylvania #4391 (Mary Kay Edwards, Beth Hatchel, Brenda Chamloers, Sherry Schaarschmidt, Wanda Volpp)
2nd: Spotsylvania #4391 (Kim Sullivan, Tina Walker, Cathy Henderson, Linda Brooks, Kris Noel)
3rd: Spotsylvania #4391 (Mary Rose, Gladys Nave, Erika Dunnington, Shanon Henderson, Denise Lanier)
1st: Spotsylvania #4391 (Joyce Cooper, Lisa Ryder, Mark Loving, Danny Lanier, Marclay Herron)
2nd: Elliot's Knob #680 (Kitty Knicley, Jimmy Knicley, Victor Snell, Jerry Parker, Wayne Hupman)
3rd: Fredericksburg #4123 (Bobby Stolidort, Fred Medlin, Nicole Sweet, Donald Stanley, Christ Farmer)
1st: Spotsylvania #4391 (Donnie Nave, Mark Gallahan, Bryan Gallahan, Paul Rumbaugh, Steve Brown)
2nd: Winchester #824 (John Blackburn, Shawn Rosenberger, Jimmy Young, Brian Mossey, Mike Eiland)
3rd: Elliot's Knob #680 (Jeff Earhart, Gary Tomlin, Mikey Riddle, Travis Shifflett, Mike Riddle)
High Handicap Game (279-tie): Mark Gallagan, #4391 & Rick Shifflett, #680
High Handicap Series (769): Paul Rumbaugh, #4391
The Doubles and Singles were played on Sunday and results have not been tabulated.  Those trophies will be presented at the May Conference meeting and winners will be announced in the next issue.
Thanks to Virginia Beach #3204 Aerie & Auxiliary for hosted a great event and thanks to all who participated.
The next State Sports event will be Horseshoes hosted by Winchester #824 on May 11, 2013.  Please contact David Limerick ( or 540-287-0731) for more information.
3/16/13 Congratulations to Steve Brown who won the Door Prize (Miller Lite Glassware Set) at the Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner.
2/25/13 The Daytona Party & Chili Cook-off was a great success!  There were 8 chili entries!  Congratulations to Chris Thomas & Tammy Ranagan for winning first place.  Also, a big thanks to Donna Campbell for organizing the event.
2/23/13 Mark Perryman won the $100 Wal-mart Gift Card for the Turkey Raffle.  $345 was raised for the Caroline County Health Center Food Pantry.  Thanks to all who participated!