Preschools and Early Learning

Intergenerational program offered in Williamsburg

Intergenerational program offered in Williamsburg

Jeanne Lawrence broke into jubilant applause when she saw a group of preschool children enter the fellowship hall at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Norge. Lawrence is among the older adults involved in a brand new initiative that’s been integrated into the existing Innovative Senior Champion Program launched last year.

“It is fun to be with them, to do what they want to do,” Lawrence said with a wide smile.

“She doesn’t have grandkids at home, so she enjoys being with these children,” added Bob Lawrence, Jeanne’s husband.

Colonial Heritage Community Foundation has collaborated with Virginia Tech through James City County Cooperative Extension Family Focus to create...