Local Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1001 worked hard to help collect food during a recent regional Girl Scout food drive, and the girls managed to gather almost 600 items to contribute. The Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast (made up of all the girls in the program in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina) collected [...]
A former European pro basketball player is holding a basketball camp for kids this summer. Barry Uzzell’s camp will teach local kids fundamental basketball skills this summer. According to One on One Basketball Inc., Uzzell has coached at Westbury College, Delaware State University, the D.C. Express, and Delaware Blue Bombers. He also played three seasons for [...]
A local environmental education nonprofit, Chesapeake Experience, was recently awarded a $4,800 grant to develop a leadership program for girls and a $2,500 grant to purchase equipment for its programs. Chesapeake Experience is an environmental education nonprofit dedicated to creating on-the-water, hands-on field experiences for students, teachers, and the general public to increase stewardship of [...]
The Governor’s Land Garden Club recently made a donation of $500 to Avalon. Avalon: A Center for Women and Children provides shelter and support to those experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault in the Greater Williamsburg area.
The Jamestown 4-H Educational Center is hosting a barbecue event called Cook for Kids’ Sake BBQ Challenge on May 25 to raise money for the Center and its programs. Guests will vote for their favorite barbecue after tasting selections from several local establishments. Drinks will be available to purchase at the family-friendly event, The Hark [...]
The Farley Center has teamed up with the Menninger Clinic from Texas to present a workshop for professionals on addictions and attachment next week. The presentation, part of the Farley Center’s Professional Lecture Series, will feature speaker Michael Groat, the Director of the Professionals in Crisis Program. Groat has written and spoke around the country [...]
Child Development Resources has launched a fundraising campaign that will give donors a chance to honor a friend or loved one touched by the organization with the purchase of a commemorative brick to be added to the walkway at CDR’s office. CDR has had previous success with the campaign, called Written in Stone, and several [...]
The Williamsburg Regional Library has 2,500 additional CDs to beef up its collection and to sell to patrons to raise funds thanks to 92.3 The Tide and 107.9 Bach FM. The donation by Davis Media, which owns the two radio stations and WYDaily, included discs with a wide variety of its music ranging from contemporary [...]