Tag: Charlottesville

  • Botanical Garden of the Piedmont

    Botanical Garden of the Piedmont

    I am so pleased to be volunteering again for the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont in Charlottesville’s McIntire Park! What a beautiful place to visit now and a wonderful legacy for future generations! In 2008 when I learned about the dream for a garden for all in the heart of Charlottesville, I knew that I…

  • I Speak for Democracy

    I Speak for Democracy

    Today democracy is again at risk across the globe, with isolationism, nationalism, militarism, and xenophobia on the rise in many countries.

  • UVA Free Skin Cancer Screening Saturday May 11, 2019 8am-noon

    Free Skin Cancer Screening *   One in five people in the U.S. will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. *   On average, one person dies of melanoma in the U.S. every hour. *   Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S., but is almost always treatable if found early. *   Get…

  • Why I Volunteer with FISH

    Why I Volunteer with FISH

    My favorite Volunteer AND Lifelong-Learning activity in Charlottesville is my work as a FISH Mentor/Tutor with ESL (English as a Second Language) students at a nearby elementary school. I am learning so much about other languages, countries, cultures, and customs.  Of course I am helping these students learn how to read, write, and converse in English,…

  • FREE Skin Cancer Screening – May 6, 2017

    UVA is offering a free skin cancer screening on Saturday May 6, 8am-12pm.  Call 1-800-223-9173 to schedule an appointment.  See flyer below for more details:

  • So VERY important! Be sure to VOTE today!

    Your vote will make a difference.