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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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  • Toano's Farm House celebrates final days

    Toano's Farm House celebrates final days

    A longstanding Toano institution is preparing to close its doors June 1. Farm House American Crafts and the property on which it stands has been sold after more than 40 years under the same owners. The Chestnutt family bought the Richmond Road house in 1976. They lived there and began selling flags...

      • Local Memorial Day events remember America's fallen

        Local Memorial Day events remember America's fallen

        In the midst of our busy lives and daily problems, sometimes it's necessary to take a moment and reflect on a grander scale. Memorial Day provides such an opportunity, when people can set aside drama and disagreements to honor those who gave all for their fellow citizens. Living in the Historic...

          • Limelight, May 24-28

            Thursday Film Series at WRL: May's theme of musicals showcasing male singers concludes with a screening of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." 2 p.m. Thursday at Williamsburg Regional Library. Free. River Seining at York River State Park: Rangers will guide guests using seine and dip nets to explore...

              • An evening of living, breathing dance

                Lula Washington Dance Theatre has graced the roster of the Virginia Arts Festival several times over its 21 seasons, offering impressive, creative dance. Its return appearance in this year's Festival, Friday, in the Peebles Theatre of the Ferguson Center for the Arts, was met with joyful anticipation....

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