St. Mary’s Home For Disabled Children To Celebrate 65 Years Of Caring For Virginia Children


ST. MARY’S HOME FOR DISABLED CHILDREN TO CELEBRATE 
 65 YEARS OF CARING FOR VIRGINIA CHILDREN

WHAT       Special dinner to celebrate the 65th anniversary of St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children.  Open to the public. Keynote speaker Fern Kupfer, who advocates choices for people with disabilities, will share her own experience with her son as captured in her memoir, Before and After Zachariah. Book signing to follow. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corpsaleers will provide musical entertainment.

WHEN       March 24, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. dinner.

WHERE        Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E. Main St.

COST         $35 per person; $65 anniversary special when reserving for two; $350 for table of 10.

CONTACT  Call (757) 446-6793, email mhilton@smhdc.org or see www.saintmaryshome.org  for tickets. Advance purchase required. No tickets will be sold at the door.

WHY       St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children has been caring for Virginia children for 65 years. Today, the private, nonprofit Home cares around-the-clock for as many as 92 children and young adults with severe disabilities. This event will be an opportunity for supporters and current and former staff and families to reunite and celebrate, as well as for members of the public to learn more about St. Mary’s Home, which has been providing an important community service since World War II.

For more information about SMHDC, contact Sonja Barisic, marketing communications manager, at

(757) 352-2700 or sbarisic@smhdc.org, or visit www.saintmaryshome.org.