Associations & Organizations

Adult Community Education
Serving the Louisa Community for 30 Years!
Tutoring available for adults, confidential and
free. Learn to read, read better, or get help passing
the GED. Also, classes are available in learning
to speak English, Employment Skills and Basic
Computer Education to focus on Computer Job
Searches. Located in the Sage Building at 115
Jefferson Highway, Suite 1 West, Louisa. Call (540)
967-5660, e-mail literacylouisa@gmail.com, visit
their website acelouisa.com, or check them out on
Facebook.

Community Animal Response Team
CART, the Louisa Community Animal Response Team is an all volunteer organization that performs animal emergency services by operating pet shelters, assisting law enforcement agencies with the dismantling of animal fighting rings, rescuing animals from animal hoarding situations and responding to disasters and emergencies that affect animals, locally, Statewide and Nationwide. Louisa CART is one of only 9 state certified CART Teams in Virginia. Volunteers are needed and applications are available on their website. Contact Donnie Embrey at (540) 603-1115 or email cart@louisa.org or visit their website at www.Louisacart.org.

Community Emergency Response Team
CERT Members respond to neighborhood and
community emergencies and assist Louisa County
Emergency Services. Training is free. Contact Jim
Kogle at (540) 894-0239 or visit their Louisa CERT
Facebook page
.

Cub Scouts
All boys in grades 1 through 5 are invited to join
Cub Scouts in Louisa County. You can join at any
time of the year. For more information, call (540)
943-6675 or visit their website at www.beascout.org.

Cub Scouts Pack 183
All boys from Kindergarten through 5th grade are
welcome. Contact information: (540) 395-4148,
email pack183cubscouts@gmail.com or online at
http://pack183louisa.scoutlander.com. Pack 183
will collect canned goods at all local parades in Louisa County. These canned items are donated to the Louisa Resource Council to be distributed to local families in need.

Faith in ACTION
“One church can’t do it all, but all churches working
together can get it done.
” A committee of the Louisa
Interagency Council, this group’s mission is to
identify ways to improve communications between
agencies and residents through churches and to
provide ways for churches to share information
and maximize resources. For more information contact Chairperson Lin Kogle at (540) 894-0239
or via email to louisafaithinaction@gmail.com.

Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council
All girls in K-12th grade can join the fun and register for Girl Scouting. Girl Scouts gives girls a supportive space to take chances, try new things, and learn to succeed through failure-improving all aspects of their lives. Earn badges, make crafts, go camping, sell cookies, plus a whole lot more. Participate in community service projects that help improve neighborhoods, schools and the planet; take part in outdoor activities such as kayaking, climbing and hiking; and partake in science fun like stargazing, CSI and vet science. Join online at www.gsvsc.org/join. Contact (540) 777-5100 or email info@gsvsc.org.

Good News Club
Elementary schools in Louisa have the opportunity
to have a Good News Club held directly after school
once a week. The Good News Club offers real-life
solutions backed by the power of God’s word, which
improves attitudes and behavior, and offers the
moral foundation needed to combat negative peer
pressure. Contact Terry Champion (804) 338-0656
or email gnclouisa@yahoo.com.

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
The Louisa County Public Library is located at 881
Davis Highway in Mineral. Call (540) 894-5853 or
visit their website www.jmrl.org.

L.A. Elite Basketball
L.A. Elite is a highly competitive AAU Basketball Association team for boys in grades 5 through 10. Managed by Gary Jackson and James Walton, L.A. Elite is a travel tournament team that strives to get youth to a higher level of play, teaching not only the fundamentals of the game, but teamwork on and off the court; encouraging players to be the best that they can be at the game. For additional information call (540) 223-1272 or email laelite2017@gmail.com.

Louisa 4-H Camp
June 4-8 and will provide a week of fun, friendship and experiential learning for campers age 9 through 13 (must turn 9 before  9/30/18). Parents: If you volunteer, there is a $50 discount off one camper’s fee. For more information call (540) 967-3422 or visit louisacounty4h.weebly.com.

Louisa Area Soccer Association
Spring 2018 registration deadline is February 10
and FALL 2018 deadline is August 10. Checks must
be made payable to LASA and mailed to P.O. Box
1727, Louisa, VA 23093. For more information, a registration form, or to register online, go to their website at www.lasasoccer.org. LASA forms cannot be accepted at LCPRT office.

Louisa Community Emergency Fund
LCEF touches the lives in Louisa citizens in crisis
by providing some emergency funding to cover a
current month’s rent, mortgage or basic utility bill.
For more information, visit their website at http://
louisacommunityemergencyfund.org or call the
Intake Office at (540) 967-9522.

Louisa County Agricultural Fair
July 27th & 28th at Louisa Fireman’s Fairgrounds. Exhibits on everything from livestock to cooking. Contact (540) 967-3422 or www.louisacountyagfair.com for additional fair information.

Louisa County Boy Scouts
All young men in grades 6 through 12 are invited
to join Boy Scouts of Louisa County. You can join
at any time of the year. For information call (540)
967-0565 or Louisa Troop 3, Harry Quarles at (434)
566-1592. You may also visit www.scouting.org.

Louisa County Resource Council
Louisa County Resource Council provides life-sustaining assistance (primarily food) to citizens in our area. Begun in 1992, our agency has five separate programs in place to care for children, the elderly, and families who are at risk of hunger or health problems caused by their inability to get
enough nutritious food to eat. Visit their website at
www.louisaresource.org or call (540) 967-1510.
Louisa FC Travel Soccer
Louisa FC is a USS and VYSA registered Travel Soccer Club located in Louisa County. U12-U18 male and female players range from 10-17 years of age. Teams compete in leagues and tournaments located in Central Virginia. Louisa FC is currently accepting registrations for 2018-2019 travel soccer season. For more information contact RJ Harding at (540) 661-9356 or email at louisafcsoccer@gmail.com or visit our website at www.louisafc.com.

Louisa Little League Baseball & Softball

Little League offers three divisions of softball, ages
7 through 16 and four divisions of baseball, ages 6
through 16. Birth certificate and proof of residency
is required. Online registration for all divisions
opens on January 1st; tryouts are in late February
and early March. Please visit their website at www.
louisalittleleague.org
 for more information or email
littleleaguelouisa@gmail.com. Registrations are
NOT accepted at the LCPRT office.

Louisa Youth Football & Cheer League
Elite Lions 5 Teams~1 Family
This program offers youth football and cheer for ages 5-13 that will compete against neighboring counties and communities of the west end of Richmond (River City Youth Football League). Practice begins early August and games start the week after Labor Day. The mission of LYFCL is to teach life lessons through football and cheer programs that include sportsmanship, accountability, citizenship, trustworthiness, and respect. Online registrations will begin in March and physical registration in June and July.  Visit www.lyfcelitebootballandcheer.org to register and obtain additional information. Contact President Kevin McIntire, Christy Pounds, Terrell Thompson or Christopher Robinson for additionalinformation. LYFCL registrations are NOT accepted at LCPRT offi ce.

Louisa Youth Wrestling
Folk-style wrestling for ages 6-17 year olds begins
in November. USA Wrestling card required for all
participants. Contact Dan Bono at (540) 894-6406
for additional information.

Mineral Farmer’s Market
81 Louisa Avenue (US522N) in Mineral. Open Saturdays May through October from 8 am until 1 pm. Visit the Farmer’s Market in their 10th year of bringing quality farm-fresh products and local craft items to the community. Tuesday Mini Farmer’s Market during June, July & August from 4 until 7 pm! Vendor applications are available at www.mineralmarket.org. Questions should be directed to Becky Vigon at (540) 854-7626.

Mineral Firemen’s Fair
Wednesday, April 25-Saturday, April 28 at Mineral Firemen’s Fairground. Rides, games, and good old fashioned fair food. Beauty pageant on Thursday, April 26 and parade on Friday, April 27. Contact (540) 894-5660 for additional information.

Mineral Upward Sports
Mineral Baptist Church offers Upward sports
programs for area elementary school aged youth.
Upward is a nondenominational evangelistic
sports ministry specifi cally designed for youth that
promotes salvation, character, and self-esteem in
every child. Call Mike Lessman at (540) 223-2307
for additional information on all Upward programs.

Montessori Enrichment
The Montessori Enrichment & Emphasis on
Reading Program is for youth 3 through
5 and is from 9 a.m. until noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Class is located at 214 Range Road, Louisa. For additional information
contact Ms. Helen at (540) 223-7337.

NAACP
Founded in 1909, NAACP is the nation’s oldest,
largest, and most widely recognized civil rights
organization working to ensure the political,
educational, social, and economic equality of rights
for all and unity between all ethnicities. Visit the
Louisa Branch on Facebook or call President Greg
Jones at (540) 967-1427.

PAX Academic Exchange
Host families wanted. You can be married, single, retired, with children, or no children. Hosts provide the caring environment, room, and daily meals. Students are ages 15-18 years old, speak English well enough to attend a public high school, have their own spending money, and carry medical insurance. Students are available from over 30 different countries. Contact Carolyn Nicholson at (540) 661-6414.

Piedmont Christian School
In today’s world, there is peace in knowing that
your child is receiving an education that will not
only prepare him/her for college, but for eternity!
Piedmont Christian School offers preschool for
ages 3 and 4 and Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Classes are college preparatory, which assist in
placing your child on the right track for college.
Let our experienced staff be a part of developing
your child’s talents as he/she discovers what the
future may hold. Contact (540) 872-3543 or email
pcscrusaders@yahoo.com. Visit them at www.
PiedmontChristianSchool.org


Piedmont Court Appointed Special Advocates
Piedmont CASA needs men and women interested
in becoming volunteer advocates for abused and
neglected children in Louisa County. Ages range
from newborn to 18. Please contact (434) 971-7515
or email volunteer@pcasa.org.

Reading Window Tutoring
We help children become happy readers! We
work one-on-one with child reading below grade
level. Our program helps make reading easier
in just 30 lessons within a six-week period. We
help turn struggling students into better readers
while having fun at the same time! Need-based
scholarships available. Reading Window is located at the Henson Building in Louisa. For more information
contact Sherri Rosser at (540) 872-1998.

Serenity Farm Equine Sanctuary
SFES is a nonprofit equine rescue and certifi ed
sanctuary which provides rehabilitation and
training for unwanted horses, donkeys, and mules.
We are located at 2854 Byrd Mill Road and have
a variety (ages and breeds) of equine residents.
Opportunities to visit, groom, or simply love on
a horse, goat, or donkey are available to groups,
families, or individuals. SFES Volunteers assist with
farm chores, building projects, and helping equine
prepare for their forever home. Come see us. Call
Rhonda at (540) 842-1756 or learn more at www.serenityfarmequinesanctuary.org.

Volunteers of Louisa
VOL was initiated through the combined efforts
of volunteers and non-profi t organizations to help
recruit, refer and recognize volunteerism in our
community. If you would like to learn more contact
(540) 967-6095 or email director@thevol.org.