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  • Greenfield Senior Living platinum sponsor of Oktoberfest

    Greenfield Senior Living platinum sponsor of Oktoberfest

    On Tuesday, May 2, Greenfield Senior Living of Williamsburg became a platinum sponsor of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church's Oktoberfest. Caroline Pope Sutton, director of community relations for Greenfield Senior Living, presented Pastor James P. Nickols a check for $1,000. The Oktoberfest, now marking...

  • An Awakening Awareness of the Plight of the Poorest Women in India

    An Awakening Awareness of the Plight of the Poorest Women in India

    Our recent acclaimed speaker has seen the worst of it. She is Gayatri Ganesh, Director of Christina Hospital in India. Gayatri is visiting area universities and Rotary clubs in the US to discuss women's poverty and human rights in India, and what is being done at the grassroots level to work on...

  • SK84CF raising money for the CFF.

    SK84CF raising money for the CFF.

    SK84CF would like to thank the following for helping us raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation , Richmond Dragway , S&S Racing , Moose Lodge , Auto Parts & Supply , Napa , Crutchman , Advance , and Longhorns. Check out our team , SK84CF , at GreatStridesRichmond2017.This item was posted...

  • Williamsburg residents travel to Italy

    Williamsburg residents travel to Italy

    In April, four couples from Williamsburg went on a two-week trip to Italy. While in Italy, their picture was taken in Tuscany. This item was posted by a community contributor.

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  • Colonial Capital Kiwanis hosts the Christian Hospital Mungeli

    Colonial Capital Kiwanis hosts the Christian Hospital Mungeli

    The Kiwanis Club of Colonial Capital recently heard a program about the Christian Hospital Mungeli located in Chhattisgarh, India from Gayatri Ganesh, who is the Development Director of the hospital. This hospital serves many rural people in their local area and funds are provided by the Rambo...

  • Patrick Henry DAV Chapter 34 Installs New Officers

    Patrick Henry DAV Chapter 34 Installs New Officers

    The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 34 conducted an election and installed new officers for 2017-2018. The Department Sr Vice Commander, Denise Williams was present to conduct the induction ceremony. Mr. Charles Morris was installed as the Chapter's new Commander. Mr. Robert Farmer was installed...

  • Mother of the Year announced; Holy Communion observed

    Mother of the Year announced; Holy Communion observed

    The Men's Christian Brotherhood of Saint John Baptist Church will announce the Mother of the Year during the 11 a.m. worship service on Mother's Day, May 14. Pastor Walter Hudson will deliver the Message, and the Senior Choir will provide musical selections. Holy Communion will be observed. Nursery...

  • Literacy for Life Receives Rotary Donation

    Literacy for Life Receives Rotary Donation

    Tuesday's speaker was Joan Peterson, Executive Director of Literacy for Life. This organization, located in the School of Education at the College of William and Mary, serves over 800 people in the greater Williamsburg area, and is one of this Rotary Club's supported charities. The Literacy for...

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  • Farewell luncheon for Maj Karen Hasty / Corp leader of the Salvation Army

    Farewell luncheon for Maj Karen Hasty / Corp leader of the Salvation Army

    Recently the Salvation Army Board members attended a Retirement Luncheon for Major Karen Hasty / Corp Leader of the Salvation Army. Major Karen & her husband ,Roger, are retiring to Florida after 6 years of service in Williamsburg.This item was posted by a community contributor.

  • GARDENS WITH NO FLOWERS

    GARDENS WITH NO FLOWERS

    GARDENS WITH NO FLOWERS-Come join us on Saturday, May 20th, at Freedom Park Interpretive Center to learn about Gardens With No Flowers. This program, which runs from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 features Susan Voigt, a JCCW and New Kent Master Gardener and the facilitator of the native plant (NWF certified)...

  • Colonial Dames Induct New Officers

    Colonial Dames Induct New Officers

    The Rev. James Blair Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century inducted new officers for the 2017-2019 term. The lineage society seeks to aid in the preservation of records and historic sites, education, and develop a library specializing in seventeenth century American...

  • NATIVES IN THE BACKYARD

    NATIVES IN THE BACKYARD

    NATIVES IN THE BACKYARD--Come join us on Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 pm when Mary Turnbull, a member of the John Clayton Chapter, will lead a walk on a Nature Trail at her home at 109 Woodmere Drive in Williamsburg. Joining the club years ago has taught Mary many things about native plants. With over...

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  • Chick-fil-A Scholarship Recipients in Williamsburg, Virginia

    Chick-fil-A Scholarship Recipients in Williamsburg, Virginia

    We're proud to announce that Emily Worrill and Rebecca Blackford, Team Member's at the Monticello Marketplace Chick-fil-A have received scholarships through Chick-fil-A's Remarkable Futures initiative. Emily and Rebecca were selected out of 3,424 students around the country to receive $2,500 to...

  • Kappa's Award $10,000 In Scholarships

    Kappa's Award $10,000 In Scholarships

    The Hampton-Newport News (VA) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. recently awarded $10,000 dollars in scholarships to local high school seniors. The event was held on 21 May 2017, at 3pm at the Northampton Community Center on Todds Lane in Hampton. Pictured on the back row from left...

  • Should you be afraid of living in a wooden skyscraper?

    Should you be afraid of living in a wooden skyscraper?

    Just about everyone agrees that the environment should be the object of our care and consideration, if only because we depend on it and have no spares. But after the past years of eco-lobbying for ever-greener living and building ways, experts are beginning to raise flags about dangers we could...

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  • Muscarelle names architect for expansion

    Muscarelle names architect for expansion

    Pelli Clarke Pelli design firm hired for project

    • Grandson grows up in The Last Frontier

      Having a grandson living in Alaska has been an interesting experience for our family and friends living in Williamsburg. Since the age of 3, Tanner has been spending a part of his summers here with us. Like many Alaskans, his parents work hard during the summer, especially in the tourist areas,...

        • Women's Chorus offers bright sunshine

          With the break in dismal weather this week, the Williamsburg Women's Chorus delivered a program, Tuesday in Walnut Hills Baptist Church, that heralded our current run of sun and warmth, "The Earth Sings." As promotional material indicated, the concert would focus on music about nature and the abundance...

            • Local authors tout new books

              Local authors tout new books

              Williamsburg is known for its diverse history and the diverse interests of its people. Several area authors hope to capitalize on that with their new books spanning topics from William and Mary's unique history to the experiences of the great outdoors. "From Student to Warrior: A Military History...

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