A community pulls itself together through the local civic groups active in the area. Business leaders and individuals form and participate in various activities found through common interests. Caroline County is home to numerous civic groups. Below is the list of area groups which make Caroline a community to call home, for businesses and individuals.
Civic Organizations are continually changing in regards to their presidents, vice presidents, etc. To assist in keeping the list current, please email the webmaster, Cassie Ruby, E-Mail with corrections, updates, additions, and other changes as needed. Thank you!
Alcoholics Anonymous- Bowling Green United Methodist Church, 112 S Main St, P.O. Box 513, Bowling Green VA 22427, 804-633-5769. Meets every Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., at Bowling Green United Methodist. For more information, please contact Chris Flora at 804-633-6618.
Alpaca Club - 4606 Fredericksburg Turnpike Woodford 22580, Brent & Jennifer Beckwith, (540) 373-4540
ALUMNI- Virginia State University, Caroline Chapter, 25241 Newtown Road, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427, Contact: Evelyn Ragland, (804) 633-4176.
American Cancer Society- 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060 contact Andrea Fravel at 804-527-3712 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Heart Association- Caroline Chapter, 201 Travis Street, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact: Barbara K. Allen, (804) 633-9585 (H), (804) 633-9083 (W).
American Legion - Caroline County Memorial Post 221, P.O. Box 678, Ladysmith, Virginia 22501 - Meets the third Wednesday of every month at the Bowling Green VFW Post 10295, 17352 AP Hill Blvd., Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. For further information, contact Commander Ronald Curlings - (804) 448-4763.
American Red Cross- Rappahannock Area Chapter, 11047 Pierson Drive, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Toll Free: 1-888-373-5176. In Caroline contact: Gloria Bolecek, 10474 Fredericksburg Turnpike, Woodford, Virginia 22580 (804) 633-4320 (H).
Boy Scout Troop 173 - Established in 1938, Troop 173 is one of the oldest troops in Boy Scouts. Scoutmaster: Peter B. Swain, (804) 633-6162. Meetings are held Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the VFW Building in Bowling Green during winter months. Summer months meetings are held outdoors at the property located at the intersection of 310 and Broaddus Avenue. Contact: email@example.com.Back to top
Boy Scout Troop 1421, Ladysmith- Contact Lynn Martin 5295 Gatewood Road Woodford, Va. 22580 (804) 448-4005. Meets every Tuesday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Madison Ruritan Club located behind Ladysmith Elementary.
Caroline 4-H Youth - PO Box 339, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact: Bethany Eigel, (804) 633-6550 (W)
Caroline County Cancer Support Group - Meetings are every first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Carmel Baptist Church, located at the corner of Rt. 1 and Rt. 207, 24320 Jefferson Davis Highway Ruther Glen, VA 22546. All cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers are welcome. For more information contact: Marcia Hayes at 804-448-3199 or email by clicking here.
Caroline Chamber of Commerce 18067 Jefferson Davis Highway, (at the corner of Ladysmith Road and Route 1). Mailing Address P.O. Box 384 Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. (804) 448-5264, Fax: (804) 448-0844.
Caroline County Professional Fire Fighters- IAFF Local 4314, P.O. Box 595, Bowling Green, VA 22427. Visit us at www.iaff4314.org or Contact Ryan Abernathy, President, (804) 572-6980.
Caroline County Recovery Community Center, 12-step alcohol and addiction meetings daily 12 p.m., 7 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. Call 804-632-6015 for additional information. Certified Recovery Coach available 7 days a week. Center open 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. 7 days a week.
Caroline Emergency Relief through Volunteer Efforts, (CERVE)- 22623 Telegraph Road, Ruther Glen, Virginia 22546.Contact Caroline Library for applications for assistance - 804-633-5455.
Caroline Historical Society- PO Box 324, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. The members of the Society meet the fourth Sunday of January, April, July and October. For information on meetings or membership in the Society, contact President, Gilbert Brittle, (804) 633-6575.
Caroline Junior Women's Club of GFWC, Inc., P.O. Box 653, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427.
The Caroline Junior Woman's Club of GFWC, Inc. (CJWC) is a civic and social organization of women from Caroline County and surrounding areas. CJWC supports the Caroline Community by giving both time and money to Caroline County's own Camp Easter Seals-Camp East, by supporting people and projects in need in the Caroline County community, by awarding the Joyce R. Goforth Scholarship once a year to a woman with ties to the Caroline Community who is pursuing an advanced degree and by participating in a variety of other worthy causes as time, funds and interest permit. CJWC is a member of the Lee District of GFWC Virginia and the General Federation of Women's Clubs, the oldest and largest international volunteer organization for women in the world. The Caroline Juniors hold a business meeting once a month from September to May and welcome new members at any meeting or club-related special event. If you are interested in learning more about CJWC, please call Mary Haley, President, at (804) 994-2710.
Caroline Literacy Council- PO Box 778, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427, (804) 633-6184. Contact: Vernessa Ware, President, (804) 633-5054
Caroline Ruritan Club- Contact: Vicky Koch, President, (804) 633-4808
Caroline's Promise - Sarah Hoskins Davis, Executive Director, P.O. Box 1484 Bowling Green, Virginia 22427; E-Mail (804) 916-9619.
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Children of the Confederacy- 18030 Beazley Lane, Milford, Virginia 22514. Contact:Ollie J. Clarke, (804) 633-5850 (H).
Community Support Group, 2nd Mt. Calvary Baptist, 18023 Wrightsville Road, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact: Jean Richardson, President, (804) 633-3114.
Christian Homeschoolers of Caroline County - Caroline County is ready for its own homeschool group. We need support without having to drive to Fredericksburg or Richmond every week. If you would like to be involved in something a little closer to home, please join us! http://www.homeschoolincaroline.com.
Cub Scout Pack 173 Bowling Green- Peter Swain, Scoutmaster, 17450 Mill Stone Lane, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427, (804) 633-6162 (H). Meets every 1st, 3rd & 4th Tuesday at the VFW Building.
Cub Scout Pack 1421, Ladysmith- Meets every Wednesday 7:00PM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ladysmith.
Contact: Rebecca Lowrie - 804-448-1433.
Dawn Progressive Association- 32170 Mt. Gideon Road, Hanover, Virginia 23069. Contact: Christine Tittman, President, (804) 999-5262 (H)
Democratic Committee, Caroline County- 24462 Ruther Glen Road, Ruther Glen, Virginia 22546. Contact: Michael Mastropaolo, Chair, (804) 448-3304 (H).
Eastern Star- Caroline Chapter #174, PO Box 146, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427; Contact: Joyce Goforth, Worthy Matron, (804) 633-6821 (H)
Farm Bureau- 18237 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, (3 miles south of Bowling Green). Lynwood Broaddus, President, Park Dodd, Vice-President, Sandy Taylor, Secretary. (804) 633-9825; (804) 633-6363. www.ext.vt.edu/offices/caroline/4h.html
Caroline 4-H Youth Development- PO Box 339, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact: Bethany Eigel, (804) 633-6550.
The Fredericksburg Area Food Bank - P.O. Box 1006, Fredericksburg, VA 22402, 540.371.7666, Executive Director, Oya Oliver; Contact Terri Jennings x-15 - Our partnerships with various Caroline County churches and non-profits allow for food distributions to food insecure families and individuals through various programs.
Friends of the Library-PO Box 9, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact: Carolyn Roth, President, (804) 633-6222 (H).
Garden Club- 152 Lake Caroline Drive, Ruther Glen, Va. - President Pat Morris - 804-448-1187. Meets Sept. thru May on the third Tues. of each month at 11:00 a.m. Most of the meetings are held at Wright's Chapel on Rt. 639 (Ladysmith Road). Please call the number listed above to confirm the locaton of the meeting.
Genealogy Club- PO Box 9, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact: Helen Covington, President, (804) 633-6023 (H)
Girl Scout Commmonwealth Council of Virginia - Fredericksburg Service Center, 150 Old Greenwich Drive, Suite 11, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22408, (540) 898-4717, 1-800-4SCOUT4, www.comgirlscouts.org.
Glory Outreach - 148 East Broaddus Avenue, Bowling Green, VA 22427 - 804-633-6418 or email. Open to the general public on Tuesday evenings from 6 - 8 p.m. and Friday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Click here for more information and a needs list.
Habitat for Humanity- P O 365, Bowling Green, VA 22427 Contact: Kim Hewitt, President though Habitat Number (804) 633-1277. Meets on 2nd Monday of each month at St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church. Looking Committee and Administrative Volunteers. Also looking for volunteers for specific service oriented tasks for occasional events/builds. If you have a talent you’d like to share for special events/builds we’d love to talk to you!.
Hermon Baptist Association, P.O. Box 1013 Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. (804) 633-9940, contact Jennifer Dockum, Director of Missions .
Humane Society of Caroline County-22518 Telegraph Road, Ruther Glen, Virginia, 22546.
International Association of Admin Professionals, Fredericksburg Chapter- Maureen Chapman CPS, Phone 703-792-4884 (W). Local Contact: Sandy Taylor, (804) 633-6363. Meets on 4th Wednesday, no Chapter in Caroline.
The Bowling Green Lion's Club - Kevin Coyle (804) 633-5470, Meets the 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of each month
Little League Organization- PO Box 1179, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact Billy Beale, President, (804) 632-2103.
Livestock Club - Vicky Stover, 804-448-3774
Manterfly Youth Development, Mark Taylor, Program Director 204 North Main Street, P.O. Box 1159, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427, (804) 632-1207, (804) 632-1208 (Fax), (804) 301-8400 (Direct), Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
Masons: Kilwinning Crosse Lodge No. 2-237 (A.F.& A.M.), contact Thomas M. Lewis, Secretary, (804) 633-2237 or (804) 633-5682. Check out our calendar of events on: www.vamason.org/no2/237.
Welcome Masonic Lodge Lodge #125 (Prince Hall), - P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact: Reuben Rock, Secretary, (804) 633-1321. Lodge Number: (804) 633-1230.
Welcome Chapter #129, Order of the Eastern Star (Prince Hall) - P.O. Box 1121, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact Thelma Boxely, Secretary, (804) 633-1230, Lodge number.
NAACP- P.O.Box 311, Bowling Green, Va. 22427. Contact: Reuben Rock , President, (804) 633-1321
National Association of Retired Federal Employees- Caroline Chapter, Annette C. McDonald, P.O. Box 846, Bowling Green, VA 22427, (804) 633-5390 http://www.vanarfe.org/2112/2112.htm
Optimist Club of Caroline County - PO Box 1282, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427 Contact: Cindy Ashcraft, President (804) 448-1974.
Parent Teacher Association, (PTA) Bowling Green Elementary School PTA, Contact: Tami Redding, President, (804) 633-0998
Bowling Green Primary School PTA, Contact: Jennifer Stroud, President, (804) 633-6401
Carmel Christian Academy, PO Box 605, Ruther Glen, Virginia 22546. Contact: Janice Carneal, Administrator, (804) 448-3288 (W).
Caroline High School PTA, Contact: Teri Bailey firstname.lastname@example.org
Caroline Middle School PTA, Chris Merritt, President
Ladysmith Elementary School PTA, Contact: Sonya Lewis, President, Contact Hope Nells, (804) 448-5212 for more information.
Ladysmith Primary School PTA, Contact: Melissa Blanton, President, (804) 448-9802, Tammy Kerstetter, Vice President, (804) 448-1136.
Quin Rivers, Inc. - Offers the following services to the citizens of Caroline County: Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation; Homelessness Intervention; Water and Sewer hook-ups; Budgeting; Free Tax Preparation; Individual Development Accounts; Foreclosure/Mortgage Delinquency Counseling; Credit Counseling and Repair; Bankruptcy Counseling. 804-966-5020. Contact: Janet Ciaravino, Planning Director, x337, Chuck Emmons, Executive Director, x303
Relay for Life of Caroline - 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Contact Event Chair, Betty Rae Johnson email@example.com or Staff Partner, Andrea Fravel 804-527-3712.
Rotary Club of Caroline County - P. O. Box 434 Bowling Green, 22427. Meets every Thursday, 7:30 a.m. at Patriot Farms Restaurant in Carmel Church. Contact: Pat Wright, Club Secretary, (804) 633-5360, E-Mail
Caroline Ruritan Club, Contact: Vicky Koch, President, (804) 633-4808
Ladysmith Ruritan Club, Contact: William Pickett, President, (804) 448-4221, E-Mail
Madison Ruritan Club,Contact Kay Gatewood , President, Charlie Bell, Vice President, (804) 448-3111
Club E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Port Royal Ruritan Club, Contact: William Carpenter, President, (804) 742-5558 (H).
Reedy Church Ruritan Club, Contact: Wickham Coleman, President, (804) 633-6953.
Sparta Ruritan Club, Contact: Craig Woodward, Jr., (804) 633-7003.
Salvation Army - Caroline Service Unit- P.O. Box 430, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427. Contact Cynthia J. Green, (804) 633-5071 ext 114(W), (804)994-5148(H)
Sewing Club - Jessie Rollins, 804-633-7083 or 804-633-5521
Teen Club- PO Box 339, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427; Contact: Bethany Eigel, Leader, (804) 633-6550 (W). Meets 2nd Monday, 7:00 p.m.Back to Top
Veterans of Foreign Wars- The Veterans of Foreign Wars has a rich tradition in enhancing the lives of millions through its community service programs and special projects. From providing free phone cards to our nation's active-duty military personnel to raising money to assist our local National Guard members and their families during their deployment. The VFW is there, "Honoring the dead by helping the living."
If you want to join, come by the post any Friday evening after 5 p.m. or contact VFW Post 10295, 17352 A.P Hill Blvd., Bowling Green, Virginia, 22427 (804) 633-6666.
We hold our meetings on the 2nd Tuesday every month at 7:00 p.m.
Woodmen of the World- 10308 Bedford Court, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22408. Contact: Tommy Satterwhite, (540) 898-4184 (H). Meets 3rd Tuesday.