A local family helped ensure a merry Christmas for kids in need by organizing donations of more than two dozen new bikes alongside other gifts for the WJCC Community Action Agency’s Head Start program.
Lenny Vawter, a father and the “head coach” in charge of the Williamsburg Nike Factory Store, said he was inspired by his childhood, when he looked forward to Christmas presents each year yet acknowledged that not every kid can be so fortunate.
“I just couldn’t fathom waking up and not having something there,” he said. “It’s something that’s always inspired me.”
It’s a consideration he now hopes to instill in his own children and perhaps the larger community as well. He...