Month: February 2009

Auction Nets Nearly $50,000 for St. Mary’s Children

The results are in: The Feb. 20 auction organized by the Auxiliary Board of St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children raised nearly $50,000. Thank you to the many generous supporters who attended the gala and to the amazing women of the Auxiliary, including...

Mardi Gras Comes to St. Mary’s Home

New Orleans has nothing on St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children. In what has become an annual tradition, residents dressed in green and gold and purple paraded through the hallways today to celebrate Mardi Gras. Staff cheered as the children, like Ashley at...

Mermaids and More at the SMHDC Benefit Auction

More than 200 people came out to The Westin Hotel at Town Center in Virginia Beach Friday night and opened their hearts and wallets to support the children and young adults of St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children. The Auxiliary Board of SMHDC presented the 4th...

A Bit of "Royalty" Comes to SMHDC

Czech Republic army Capt. Magdalena Dvorakova, queen of Norfolk’s 2009 International Azalea Festival, said she hadn’t expected the children to be able to communicate with her when she visited St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children today. But communicate...

Queen Azalea to Read to Children at SMHDC

Norfolk’s 56th International Azalea Festival — a salute to NATO — isn’t until April, but the festival’s Queen Azalea happens to be in town this week. And one of her first stops is going to be St. Mary’s Home for Disabled...