The Howling Wolf

Volume 2. March 28, 2014

Virginia Creeper Trail Trestle #7 Rebuild Project

Short narrative of project and some of the latest photos (and maybe some old ones to show stages of construction with dates) and link to it.

Employee Spotlight

Walter Pennington

Walter works for the Town of Abingdon in the Wastewater facility. He has been with the Town for ___ years.


Where were you born?

What's in your CD player right now?

Do you have a collection of anything?

Who is your mentor in life, or your career, or both?

If you could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?

What is your favorite color?

What do you like best about your job?

What hobbies do you have?

How would you describe a perfect day?

What is your favorite meal/dessert?

What was the most exciting event you ever attended?

What is your favorite saying or the motto you live by or both?

How would your friends describe you/how would you describe yourself?

What is one thing people don't know about you that might surprise them?

Were you named after anyone?

Debbie Snavely

Debbie works for the Town of Abingdon in the Finance department. She has been with the Town for ___ years.

Where were you born?

What's in your CD player right now?

Do you have a collection of anything?

Who is your mentor in life, or your career, or both?

If you could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?

What is your favorite color?

What do you like best about your job?

What hobbies do you have?

How would you describe a perfect day?

What is your favorite meal/dessert?

What was the most exciting event you ever attended?

What is your favorite saying or the motto you live by or both?

How would your friends describe you/how would you describe yourself?

What is one thing people don't know about you that might surprise them?

Were you named after anyone?

Employee Service

Please join us in congratulating and acknowledging these employees for their years of dedicated service to the Town of Abingdon:

· Charles “Frankie” Fulton, 35 years of dedication, Department of Public Works


· Robert “Bobby” Norris, 25 years of dedication, Department of Public Works


· Marion Watts, 25 years of dedication, Director of Building Inspection

Abingdon's Upcoming Events

April 3rd – First Thursday. Selected works from William King Museum’s Studio Artist, Tracy Ference. Opening Reception is from 6 – 8 p.m. For more information, call William King Museum at 276-628-5005 or http://www.williamkingmuseum.org/first-thursdays/


April 6th – Music on the Lawn at the Martha Washington, The Jazz Doctors, 1 – 3 p.m. Music on The Lawn-Sundays in April | The Abingdon Music Experience


April 8th – 13th – Abingdon Quilt Block Party. Not your neighborhood block party. Abingdon businesses including retailers, restaurants, and art galleries will display new and antique quilts and other "quilt-y" things. For more information call Holston Mountain Artisans at 276-628-7721 or www.facebook.com/BlockPartyAbingdonVA


April 12th – Heartchase. Help support Heart disease in our region. For more information, Heart Chase 2014 Abingdon, VA - HeartChase


April 12th – Folk Soul Revival will be playing at Heartwood on from 8 – 11 p.m. The cover charge is $10, and it's going to be a party! 276-492-2400.


April 13th – Music on the Lawn at the Martha Washington, Rainier Trio, 1 – 3 p.m. Music on The Lawn-Sundays in April | The Abingdon Music Experience


April 19th – Abingdon Farmers Market opens for season. Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Tuesdays, 3 – 6 p.m. 276-698-1434.


April 26th – Earth Day Celebration. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fields-Penn House. 276-676-228.


April 27th – Music on the Lawn at the Martha Washington, Rootstone Jug Band, 1 – 3 p.m. Music on The Lawn-Sundays in April | The Abingdon Music Experience