Halls praised for’making a difference’
Jacob’s Ladder helps gifted children whose life situations make it difficult for them to succeed. Jacob’s Ladder is a year-around, highly-structured academic and life-skill mentoring program that includes a summer residential program for its young participants, who are known as “climbers.”
Habitat for Humanity news
Habitat for Humanity of Middlesex County (HFH-MC) is pleased to announce selection of the family for our next build project. Lou-Ann and Terry Lundy were selected from among a large number of applicants based on need and ability to partner with Habitat under the Habitat working model.
Local oyster shucker featured in new book
Middlesex County’s own national oyster shucking champion, Deborah Pratt, is featured in a watercolor painting and sketch in a recently-published book by renowned artist Mary Whyte titled Working South. The painting of Pratt is titled “Pearl, Oyster Shucker, Urbanna, Va.”
Boats, food, arts, music, exhibits to open museum/park season
Let’s hear it for sunny days and warm breezes on Friday and Saturday, April 29-30, as the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park celebrate the official season opening of their 8th year at “Working Waterman’s Weekend.”