Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Scholarship Recipient, Pancake Breakfast and More: News Briefs (June 10, 2022)

Ryan Lindley received the Tricorn Scholarship for 2022, presented by the Colonial Williamsburg Fife & Drum Alumni Association. (Submitted)

HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Here are some important news and notes in brief from in and around the Historic Triangle.

Colonial Williamsburg Fife & Drum Alumni Association Presents Tricorn Scholarship

The Colonial Williamsburg Fife & Drum Alumni Association announced Ryan Lindley received its Tricorn Scholarship for 2022.

The scholarship is available to senior members of the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums and is based primarily on merit and accomplishments within the Corps, in addition to other accomplishments, according to a press release. Eligible seniors who apply go through an interview process.

“Ryan showed exemplary leadership skills and is truly admired by his current corps members. He went above and beyond during the COVID shutdown by reaching out to other corps members and maintaining the integrity and quality of the corps. He also volunteers much of his time to helping his fellow corps members learn and become not only better musicians but better people,” the organization said.

Lindley is currently the Sergeant Major of the corps and will be attending the College of William & Mary in the fall.

Pancake Breakfast at Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport

The next pancake breakfast benefitting The Williamsburg Aviation Scholarship Program will be held Saturday, June 11 from 8-11:00 a.m. at the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport (KJGG).

Held rain or shine on the second Saturday each month April through November, all proceeds benefit Williamsburg Aviation Scholarship Program Students.

Watch the airplanes and meet scholarship students, parents and board members as they serve up two pancakes, two eggs and two sausages, with coffee & juice. Cost is just $8 per person ($5 for kids).

There are currently 11 high school students enrolled in the Scholarship Program aiming to achieve their private pilots license.

Hampton Roads: Virtual Chamber Education Series

Join the Hampton Roads Chamber for the next installment of its Virtual Chamber Education Series — Weed in the Workplace — 

Vandeventer Black attorneys Anne Graham Bibeau and Jonathan V. Gallo will discuss Virginia’s legalization of marijuana, including the current status of the legislation and what’s on the horizon. In addition, the presentation will address how marijuana legalization impacts the workplace, including drug testing policies and workplace safety.

The presentation is free, but participants must register in advance to receive a Zoom link.

DIY Day

Join York County Chamber of Commerce for a day of DIY activities and shop with local artists and vendors at DIY Day, Sunday, June 12 at Mathnasium of Yorktown South, 3120 Kiln Creek Parkway, Yorktown. 

Three classes will be offered to create a “Welcome Summer” sign and light refreshments will be served. Vendors will be on-site selling art and other items. 

Come and shop for yourselves, for gifts and for Father’s Day. Proceeds benefit the Conner Gweedo Memorial Foundation. 

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